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  • Judge Rejects Death Row Inmate's Bid For New Trial

    October 23, 2014 10:39 AM

    LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) - A Kentucky death row inmate has lost his bid for a new trial and to overturn his death sentences in the slayings of three people in central Kentucky. U.S. District Judge David Bunning on Thursday found no errors in the case of 60-year-old Leif Halvorsen... more »
  • Woman Hit By SUV Along Lexington Street

    October 23, 2014 7:06 AM

    An SUV clipped a woman crossing a Lexington street Wednesday night. Police say the woman and a man were crossing Winchester Road around 8 p.m. when the mirror of a Cadillac Escalade clipped the woman as the vehicle moved into a turn lane. Officers say the man also claimed... more »
  • Arrest Warrant Issued For Man In Shooting At Apartment Complex

    October 22, 2014 3:19 PM

    Lexington police issued an arrest warrant for a man in connection to a shooting at an apartment complex that left a man and a woman injured last week. Two assault arrest warrants were issued Tuesday for 19-year-old Kreisler Charles, who police say is involved in the Oct. 17 shooting incident... more »
  • Basement Fire Fills Lexington Home With Smoke

    October 22, 2014 8:48 AM

    Smoke filled a Lexington home after a fire broke out in a laundry area Wednesday morning. Firefighters responded to the home on East Loudon Avenue around 8 a.m. Officials say the fire broke out in a basemen laundry area. Crews quickly put out the fire and officials say there... more »
  • Lexington Police Officer Shoots Dog Play Video

    October 22, 2014 5:18 AM

    A Lexington police officer shot and killed a dog early Wednesday morning. Police say the officer responded to a home on Whitney Avenue around 12:15 a.m. and was checking out a complaint when a 100-pound German Shepherd came out of the house. Police say the officer shooed the dog... more »
  • Two People Robbed Outside Lexington Home

    October 22, 2014 4:57 AM

    Four masked men robbed two people outside of a Lexington home Tuesday night. Police say a man was talking to a woman in front of a house on Honey Jay Court, off Centre Parkway, near Tates Creek High School, around 11:30 p.m., when an SUV pulled up and four... more »
  • Lexington Firefighters Quickly Knock Down Apartment Fire Play Video

    October 22, 2014 4:49 AM

    Firefighters quickly knocked down a fire inside a Lexington apartment early Wednesday morning. A resident called 911 around 3 a.m. after the smoke detectors went off in his Redding Road apartment. He says he looked outside and spotted smoke rolling from a nearby window. Firefighters quickly responded, broke down... more »
  • Ex-Wife Speaks Out In Support Of Murder Convict Steve Nunn Play Video

    October 21, 2014 4:51 PM

    In ten days, a former Kentucky lawmaker spending life in prison for the cold blooded murder of his ex-fiance will be back in a Lexington courtroom after a judge granted him another hearing. Steve Nunn claimed his attorneys misguided him to enter a guilty plea back in 2009, when... more »
  • 21 Years Later, No Sign Of Scott County Woman Play Video

    October 21, 2014 4:28 PM

    A Scott County family has spent 21 agonizing years wondering what happened to their loved one who disappeared without a trace. On the 21st anniversary of her disappearance, Sons' sister says she just wants to bring her home. "It never gets easier, never," said Debra Collins. "Whether she's alive or... more »
  • Jockeys To Honor Late Teenage Rider Juan Saez

    October 21, 2014 11:33 AM

    LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) - Jockeys nationwide will honor the 17-year-old apprentice who was killed in a riding accident recently. The Jockeys' Guild says jockeys will wear a patch during Breeders' Cup weekend with the initials of Juan Saez on their pants or boots as well as a black band... more »
  • 80K People Expected In Lexington For Garth Brooks Concert Play Video

    October 20, 2014 4:10 PM

    The month of October in Lexington always brings an influx of tourists to town. But this year, with Garth Brooks coming on Oct. 31, city officials have some tips to make sure you get to your event with plenty of time to spare. Halloween weekend in Lexington is expected to... more »
  • Lexington Fire Holds Ebola Drill Play Video

    October 20, 2014 12:06 PM

    The Lexington Fire Department held a drill Monday morning to make sure everyone is trained and equipped to handle a potential infectious disease patient, specifically one with Ebola. EMS crews set up a simulated training session where a patient comes in showing signs of potential Ebola symptoms. The Lexington... more »
  • Lexington Police Search For Gas Station Robber Play Video

    October 20, 2014 4:46 AM

    Lexington police continue the search for a man who robbed a Lexington gas station early Monday morning. Police say a man walked into the Speedway on Elkhorn Drive, off Winchester Road, around 2:30 a.m., pointed a gun at the clerk and demanded money. The suspect ran out of the... more »
  • Coroner IDs Man Shot Multiple Times At Lexington Apt. Complex Play Video

    October 17, 2014 11:23 AM

    The coroner has identified a young man who was found shot to death at an apartment complex in Lexington Friday morning. Jefferey Adams, 19, was found shot to death around 10:40 a.m. at the apartment complex on McCullough Drive in the Winburn area. Fayette County Coroner Gary Ginn... more »
  • Bill Cosby Coming To Lexington

    October 17, 2014 11:05 AM

    Bill Cosby, one of America's most beloved comedians, will be coming to Lexington soon. He is scheduled to perform at the Singletary Center for the Arts in February of next year. Cosby has three best-selling books, including "Fatherhood," "Time Flies" and his current bestseller, "I Didn't Ask to... more »
  • Family Wants Murder Victim's Body Back Home Play Video

    October 16, 2014 12:23 PM

    The daughters of a man who was murdered at an abandoned Lexington car wash earlier this week are raising money to take the man's body back to Pennsylvania, where he is from. 50-year-old Brian DePreta, was found dead inside the closed down Premier Car Wash on New Circle near Russell... more »
  • Police Release Images Of Suspects Sought In Bank Robbery

    October 16, 2014 11:29 AM

    Lexington police have released surveillance images of the suspects they say robbed a bank in Lexington Wednesday afternoon. Investigators are looking for two suspects who they say entered the Fifth Third Bank on Versailles Road just before 4:00 p.m., showed a gun and demanded money. Police say one of the... more »
  • Police Investigate Burglary Near UK Campus Play Video

    October 16, 2014 7:42 AM

    University of Kentucky and Lexington police teamed up to investigate a burglary near campus early Thursday morning. Police say a woman who lives in a home along Crescent Avenue heard a noise in the living room around 5 a.m. The woman told police she spotted a man wearing a... more »
  • Two Hurt In Single-Vehicle Crash In Lexington

    October 16, 2014 6:02 AM

    Two people were hospitalized after a single-vehicle crash in Lexington Wednesday night. Officials say the vehicle was on Bryan Station Road, near Briar Hill Road, around 9:45 p.m. when the driver lost control. The vehicle went off the road and slammed into a tree. EMS took the driver... more »
  • Man Charged After Crash In Lexington

    October 16, 2014 5:52 AM

    Lexington police charged a driver after a crash Wednesday night. Police say a gold SUV turned in front of a black car, and the vehicles collided along Redding Road, near Kirklevington Drive, around 10:30 p.m. EMS took the driver of the SUV to the hospital for treatment of non-life... more »
  • Lexington Police On Scene Of Reported Bank Robbery Play Video

    October 15, 2014 4:43 PM

    Lexington police are on the scene of a bank robbery Wednesday afternoon. It happened at the Fifth Third Bank on Versailles Road shortly before 4 p.m. Police said one of the men jumped over the counter, grabbed some money and the two suspects then fled on foot. ... more »
  • Urban Outfitters To Open First Store In Lexington Play Video

    October 15, 2014 11:48 AM

    The first Urban Outfitters store in Lexington will open its doors Thursday at 10 a.m. The 12,000-square feet, two-story store is located in The Square Shopping Plaza on West Main Street right across from the Triangle Park. Several neighboring business owners are thrilled to see such a large clothing... more »
  • Former Madison County Asst. Principal Accused Of Sexual Abuse

    October 15, 2014 11:08 AM

    A former assistant principal was arrested during a traffic stop in Madison County early Tuesday morning while she was in the car with a student she was supposed to have no contact with because of pending sexual abuse allegations. 43-year-old Joy Hayes, former assistant principal at Madison County High... more »
  • Police Make Third Arrest In Car Wash Murder Play Video

    October 15, 2014 4:48 AM

    Police have arrested a third suspect in the murder of a man found dead inside a Lexington car wash Monday night. A unidentified white man of unknown age was found dead in a back workshop area of the closed Premier Car Wash on New Circle Road near Russell Cave... more »
  • Man Walking Home From Store Robbed

    October 14, 2014 5:03 AM

    A man walking home from the store in a Lexington neighborhood was robbed overnight. Police say the victim was walking near the intersection of Laredo Drive and Walden Drive around midnight Tuesday when two men walked up to him and one suspect stuck a gun in his face. The... more »
  • Forrest Honored By The SEC

    October 14, 2014 12:08 AM

    LEXINGTON, Ky. -- Kentucky junior Josh Forrest has been tabbed an honorable mention for Linebacker Performer of the Week after totaling two tackles for a loss and a game-winning interception return for a touchdown in UK's win over Louisiana-Monroe, it was announced by the College Football Performance Awards on Monday.... more »
  • Body Found At Closed Lexington Car Wash Investigated As Homicide Play Video

    October 13, 2014 9:44 PM

    A man's body was found Monday night inside of a building on the north side of Lexington and investigators say the case has been labeled a homicide. Fayette County Coroner Gary Ginn said he was called to Premier Car Wash on New Circle Road near Russell Cave Road around... more »
  • Robber Hits Lexington Shell Station Play Video

    October 13, 2014 6:14 AM

    Police continue to search for a man who robbed a Lexington gas station early Monday morning. Police say a man walked into the Shell station on Richmond Road, near the Walmart, around 5:30 a.m., implied he had a weapon and ran out with an undisclosed amount of cash. ... more »
  • Man Accused Of Assaulting, Holding Ex At Gunpoint For Hours Play Video

    October 13, 2014 5:33 AM

    Lexington police have arrested a man accused of assaulting and holding his ex-girlfriend at gunpoint for more than five hours last week. Police say the victim ran into Deryck R. Smith, 21, on Oct. 6 at the home of a mutual friend and the two got into an argument.... more »
  • Husband And Wife Hit By Vehicle During Argument

    October 10, 2014 5:49 AM

    A man says a woman hit him and his wife with her truck during an argument in Lexington Thursday night. The incident happened around 9:30 p.m. along Osage Court, in the Woodhill area. The man says he and his wife got into a disagreement with the woman, and at... more »
  • Lexington Police Search For Young Men Accused In Home Invasion Play Video

    October 9, 2014 9:41 PM

    Lexington police are searching for two teens who they say broke into a young family's home and held the parents and children at gunpoint Thursday afternoon. The alleged home invasion happened at around 2:00 p.m. on Trout Court, near the intersection of Man'O'War and Rapid Run Drive. The parents... more »
  • Man Shot In Leg Along Lexington Street

    October 8, 2014 6:01 AM

    A man walking along a Lexington street was shot in the leg late Tuesday night. Police say the victim told them he was walking along Ohio Street, near Seventh Street, around 11:30 p.m., when two men and a woman approached. One of those people fired a shot, hitting him... more »
  • Family, Friends Remember Woman Killed In Lexington Crash Play Video

    October 6, 2014 5:40 PM

    A trip to the store turned deadly for a woman who lost control of her car Sunday night in Lexington. It was a tragic scene that unfolded on Old Todds Road Monday when family members of 34-year-old Chasity Mills say she went to the store, and on her way... more »
  • Injury Accident Along New Circle Road

    October 6, 2014 8:23 AM

    Police and firefighters responded to a three-car injury accident along the outer loop of New Circle Road at the Winchester Road overpass Monday morning. It appears one vehicle lost control and caused a chain reaction just before 8 a.m. EMS took the drivers of two vehicles to the hospital... more »
  • Lexington Company To Plead Guilty In Banking Case

    October 6, 2014 5:18 AM

    (AP) - A company that operates two Subway restaurants in Lexington has agreed to plead guilty in a financial-transaction case. According to the Lexington Herald-Leader, Rising Dough Inc. signed an agreement last week saying it would plead guilty to a charge that it structured currency transactions in such a way... more »
  • Lexington Police Searching Two Men After Robbery

    October 6, 2014 5:05 AM

    Lexington police continue the search for two suspects who robbed a man along a Lexington street Sunday. Police say two men approached the victim along Cambridge Drive and asked for cigarettes. The man refused, and one of the suspects pulled a gun. Officers say the duo stole a gun... more »
  • Woman Critically Injured In Lexington Crash

    October 6, 2014 4:51 AM

    A woman was critically injured in a single-vehicle accident in Lexington late Sunday night. Police say the woman was heading outbound along Todds Road, between Palumbo Drive and Liberty Road, just before midnight, when she lost control and slammed into a tree. Fire department crews had to cut the... more »
  • Lexington Police Arrest Teens Suspected In Burglary Play Video

    October 3, 2014 5:01 AM

    Lexington police arrested two 14-year-old boys suspected of trying to break into a car rental business to steal a car early Friday morning. Police say two Henry Clay High School students shattered the glass door of the Enterprise Rental Car branch on New Circle Road and went inside around... more »
  • Police Investigate Overnight Robbery In Lexington

    October 3, 2014 4:45 AM

    Lexington police continue the search for the people involved in an overnight robbery in the Winburn area. Police say four men met up with a woman who was with the victim Thursday around 10:30 p.m. Officers say one of the four men pulled a gun and demanded the victim's... more »
  • Suspect In Winchester Carjacking Connected To Lexington Bank Robbery Play Video

    October 1, 2014 4:53 PM

    Officials say the man responsible for a carjacking at a Winchester Walmart parking lot is the same man connected to a bank robbery in Lexington. Police say they they found the car stolen from a woman at the Walmart in Winchester at an hhgreg store in Lexington, near the... more »
  • Man Robbed In His Front Yard

    October 1, 2014 5:06 AM

    Lexington police continue to investigate after a man was robbed in his own front yard Tuesday night. Police say the victim was walking his dog in the front yard of a house on University Avenue around 11:45 p.m. when an SUV pulled up, one man got out of the... more »
  • 5 Taken Into Custody After Armed Robbery Reported Play Video

    October 1, 2014 4:54 AM

    Lexington police took four men and one juvenile into custody after a robbery early Wednesday morning. Two men say they were walking along Walden Drive to the nearby Kroger on Tates Creek Road around 1 a.m. when a car pulled up, six masked men got out and came at... more »
  • Federal Death Penalty Case To Be Held In Lexington

    September 30, 2014 6:23 AM

    (AP) - An inmate charged with killing a fellow prisoner at a high-security federal prison tucked away in the Appalachian region of Kentucky will be tried in Lexington. Prosecutors and attorneys for 31-year-old John Travis Millner agreed to the location on Monday. Millner has pleaded not guilty to murder in... more »
  • Police Investigate Golf Course Break-In

    September 30, 2014 5:14 AM

    Police continue to investigate after an apparent break-in at a Lexington golf course early Tuesday morning. Police responded to the Spring Valley Golf Club on Sanderville Road after an alarm sounded around 2:30 a.m. Officers say they found several doors and windows open on two buildings, and somebody had... more »
  • Woman Shot In Leg In Apparent Shoot Out, Teen Injured Play Video

    September 29, 2014 4:32 PM

    A woman has been sent to the hospital with a gunshot wound to the leg after she was hit in an apparent shoot out and a juvenile later showed up at Good Samaritan with a wound to his hand. It happened on East Fifth Street near Ohio Street just... more »
  • Free Bicycle Program Popular At UK

    September 29, 2014 5:55 AM

    (AP) - University of Kentucky students are taking advantage of a program that gives them free bicycles. According to the Lexington Herald-Leader, about 400 people signed up for the Big Blue Cycles program, and the university's Office of Sustainability held a lottery to give away 160 bikes. UK sustainability coordinator... more »
  • Out-Building Burns In Lexington

    September 29, 2014 4:54 AM

    A out-building behind a house on East Loudon Avenue in Lexington went up in flames Sunday night. A neighbor reported the fire around 10:30 p.m. Firefighters put out the blaze within minutes. Nobody was hurt. It remains unclear what caused the fire.
  • Fire Damages Home In Lexington Play Video

    September 29, 2014 4:49 AM

    Fire caused extensive damage to a home in Lexington early Monday morning. A neighbor reported flames shooting from a home's garage on Vale Drive, off Harrodsburg Road near the county line. Everybody got out safely, but by the time firefighters arrived, the fire had spread into the house and... more »
  • Driver Taken To Hospital With Life-Threatening Injuries After Crash

    September 26, 2014 7:58 PM

    Lexington fire crews and police responded to the scene of a single vehicle accident Friday evening where a driver was impaled after crashing into a tree. It happened around 7:00 p.m. on Albany Street in Lexington. The driver of the vehicle was transported to the hospital with life-threatening... more »
  • Clerk Fired After Robbery At Gas Station Play Video

    September 26, 2014 5:10 PM

    She was the only clerk behind the counter when a man burst into a Speedway gas station earlier this week and stole everything out of the register. Now, in addition to being shaken up by that situation, Paula Smith is also unemployed. Smith says she was fired from her... more »
  • Student Reports Attempted Luring Near Lexington High School Play Video

    September 26, 2014 12:33 PM

    There was an increased police presence near one of Lexington's high school Friday morning after a student reported a stranger tried to get her into his vehicle Thursday as she walked to school. Police say a Bryan Station High School student told them she realized a man she didn't know... more »
  • Chicago Airport Fire Affects Flights Out Of Lexington Play Video

    September 26, 2014 12:11 PM

    The fire at that FAA facility in Chicago is having a ripple effect on flights across the country, including Lexington. The situation in Illinois had several flights departing from the Blue Grass Airport headed to Chicago cancelled Friday morning. Several people say this puts a wrench in their travel... more »
  • Doctor Who Ordered Meds Charged With Patient Death

    September 26, 2014 5:34 AM

    LOUISVILLE (AP) - A Louisville physician has been charged with prescribing medications that resulted in the death of a patient and multiple counts of unlawful distribution of controlled substances. A federal grand jury on Thursday also charged 69-year-old George Kudmani with health care fraud and money laundering. Grand jurors say... more »
  • Thief Pulls Cash Register Through Drive-Through Window Play Video

    September 26, 2014 5:10 AM

    Police in Lexington continue to investigate a brazen restaurant theft that occurred Thursday night. Police say a man with something wrapped around his face walked up to the drive-through window at the Sonic on East New Circle Road around 11 p.m. when nobody was around. The suspect reached inside,... more »
  • Nicholasville Road Water Main Break Could Cause Traffic Issues Play Video

    September 26, 2014 4:58 AM

    A water main break along Nicholasville Road near Central Baptist could cause some traffic issues Friday morning. The far right outbound lane at Penmoken Park will remain closed as crews make repairs. Kentucky American Water Company officials say the problem will likely last through the morning rush. Use... more »
  • Police Investigate After Shot Fired Inside Lexington Apartment

    September 26, 2014 4:49 AM

    Police swarmed a Lexington apartment complex after somebody fired a shot during an altercation Thursday night. Police say there was some kind of struggle inside an apartment on Jennifer Road. Officers say at least one shot was fired, and two people took off from the scene. There were... more »
  • Pepper Spray Used To Separate Fight At Lexington High School

    September 25, 2014 2:58 PM

    At least one student was taken to the hospital to be checked out after being pepper sprayed at Bryan Station High School Thursday afternoon. School officials say Fayette County school's law enforcement had to use the pepper spray to break up a fight at between a group of teenage girls... more »
  • Father Accused of Shaking Baby Causing Serious Injuries Play Video

    September 25, 2014 10:38 AM

    Police have arrested a Lexington father accused of shaking his infant daughter. Investigators say University of Kentucky doctors told them the baby's injuries were inconsistent with the parents' story that the baby fell off a couch. 27-year-old Darnell Tagaloa is accused of intentionally shaking his 4-month-old daughter because she... more »
  • Suspect In Shooting Now Charged With Intimidating A Witness Play Video

    September 25, 2014 6:00 AM

    Lexington police say officers re-arrested a man accused of firing shots at his neighbor's cars earlier this month after he tried to intimidate the victim on Wednesday. Police say Bryan Judson, 41, was engaged in an ongoing dispute with his neighbor on Wilson Downing Road. Officers say the dispute... more »
  • Police Looking For 3 Suspects After Short Chase

    September 25, 2014 5:24 AM

    Lexington police continue to search for three men who eluded them in a stolen car early Thursday morning. Police say an officer spotted a suspicious vehicle around 1 a.m., and the driver sped off when he went to check it out. The officer followed, and police say speeds reached... more »
  • Woman Hit By Car Along Versailles Road In Lexington Play Video

    September 25, 2014 5:11 AM

    A pedestrian suffered injuries when a car hit her along a busy Lexington road Wednesday night. Police say the victim disregarded a "don't walk" sign and tried to cross Versailles Road at Alexandria Drive around 11 p.m. Officers say the car that hit her was traveling about 35 mph.... more »
  • Armed Man Robs Lexington Gas Station Play Video

    September 25, 2014 4:45 AM

    Police continue to search for the man who held up a Lexington gas station late Wednesday night. Police say a man walked into the Speedway on New Circle Road at Meadow Lane just before midnight, pointed a handgun at the clerk and demanded money. He walked out with an... more »
  • Cats 'Flying Around' In Preparing For Unique Vandy Challenge

    September 24, 2014 10:47 PM

    UK reached the midpoint of its preparations for a Saturday matchup with Vanderbilt on Wednesday. The Wildcats haven't played a game in more than a week with an open date over the weekend, but their energy isn't suffering because of it. "We had a good practice," defensive coordinator... more »
  • Armed Robbers Hit Lexington Game Stop

    September 24, 2014 9:39 PM

    Police continue to investigate an armed robbery at the North Park Game Stop Wednesday night. It happened around 8:30 p.m. Officials say three males all dressed in black clothing and bandanas entered the store. One man had a gun and ordered everyone to the ground, while the robbers forced... more »
  • Woman Accused Of Stabbing Boyfriend With Steak Knife

    September 24, 2014 5:50 AM

    Lexington police say a woman stabbed her boyfriend during an argument early Wednesday morning. Officers say Jacalyn McColgan, 29, got into an altercation with the victim at a home on Wem Drive. Police say during the fight, she stabbed the man with a steak knife. EMS took the victim... more »
  • No. 8 Cards Outlast Kentucky In Front Of Record Crowd

    September 23, 2014 10:51 PM

    LEXINGTON, Ky. -- In front of a Kentucky-record crowd of 3,368 on Tuesday night at the Wendell & Vickie Bell Complex, No. 8 Louisville answered a second-half game-tying goal with a game-winning tally in the 79th minute, leading the Cardinals to a 2-1 win over the Kentucky men's soccer team.... more »