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  • Unique Hoodie Leads Police To Shoplifting Suspect

    July 23, 2014 5:45 AM

    Lexington police say a unique hoodie helped them connect a suspect to a recent shoplifting. Police say Anthony J. Wright, 30, took an item valued at $72 off the shelf of Falite Irish Imports on South Upper Street back on July 12 and walked out without paying for it.... more »
  • Police Charge Serial Burglary Suspect

    July 23, 2014 5:24 AM

    Lexington police charged a man in connection with three burglaries Tuesday. Police say Franklin Wayne Carter, 39, broke in and took the cash registers from a restaurant on Versailles Road last month. They say he also burglarized Ryan's Saloon back in 2013. According to the arrest report, he broke... more »
  • Man Accused Of Kidnapping Tells His Side Of The Story Play Video

    July 23, 2014 4:52 AM

    A man charged with kidnapping his ex-girlfriend and holding for hours at knifepoint painted himself as the victim in a jailhouse interview Tuesday. Police say Russell Dickerson, 53, held the woman for six hours last Thursday before she managed to escape. She showed up at UK Hospital, and told... more »
  • Annual Kickoff Luncheon Set For Friday, Aug. 1 At Noon

    July 22, 2014 6:14 PM

    LEXINGTON, Ky. - The annual University of Kentucky Football Kickoff Luncheon has been set for Friday, Aug. 1, at noon ET inside the Hyatt Regency's Patterson Ballroom in Lexington, Ky. The event is presented by Kroger. During the luncheon, attendees will hear from emcee and Voice of the Wildcats... more »
  • Police Search For Five Suspects In Home Invasion Play Video

    July 22, 2014 5:15 AM

    Police continue to look for five men who broke into a Lexington apartment and held the people inside at gunpoint early Tuesday morning. Police say the men were wearing hoodies, and bandanas over their faces, when they broke into the apartment on Lansdowne Drive around 12:30 a.m. Officers say... more »
  • Police Dog Helps Capture Shooting Suspect

    July 22, 2014 4:53 AM

    Lexington police say a K9 helped them capture a shooting suspect early Tuesday morning. Police say a caller reported that a man fired several shots toward people in the parking lot of a shopping center along Saron Drive around 1:30 a.m. Officers spread out and searched a nearby tree... more »
  • Man Chases Burglar From Home, Holds Him Until Police Arrive Play Video

    July 22, 2014 4:43 AM

    A Lexington man caught a burglar inside his home and held him until police arrived early Tuesday morning. Sam Aldabaien says he came home from the airport around 2:45 a.m., opened the door to his Clearwater Way home and realized somebody had broken in. Aldabaien found a man inside... more »
  • Lexington Police: 9-Month Drug Probe Ends In 55 Arrests

    July 21, 2014 1:52 PM

    Lexington police say they began wrapping up a nine-month long investigation last week, focusing on illegal drug activity in the east end of downtown Lexington. So far, police say the operation called "Operation Transformation," has led to a total of 55 arrests, with six sealed indictments pending. "This... more »
  • Man Attacked With Machete In His Lexington Home Play Video

    July 21, 2014 4:58 AM

    Lexington police continue to investigate after a man attacked another man with a machete Sunday night. Police say the victim told them somebody knocked on the door of his Danielle Lane home around 10:30 p.m. He opened the door to find a man standing there holding a machete. Officers... more »
  • LeBron James Visits Lexington To Watch His Son Play

    July 19, 2014 12:15 AM

    LeBron James may be returning to his home in Cleveland. But, on Friday night, he made a pit stop in Lexington, KY. James son, LeBron James, Jr., was playing in an AAU tournament at the Kentucky Basketball Academy. Junior is just a fourth grader but demands a lot of... more »
  • Max Godby On 2014 Allstate AFCA Good Works Team

    July 18, 2014 6:02 PM

    LEXINGTON, Ky. - University of Kentucky senior center Max Godby has been named one of 182 nominees to the 2014 Allstate AFCA (American Football Coaches Association) Good Works Team®, which is the top college football honor for recognizing outstanding community service achievements. For 23 years the Allstate AFCA... more »
  • Moped Crashes Into Lexington Police Cruiser

    July 18, 2014 5:28 AM

    A man was hospitalized after crashing his moped into a police cruiser early Friday morning. Police say the man turned in front of the cruiser along South Limestone while trying to enter the McDonald's parking lot. EMS took the victim to UK Hospital. Police described his injuries as non-life... more »
  • Man Robs Lexington Adult Store Play Video

    July 18, 2014 5:04 AM

    A man robbed a Lexington adult store early Friday morning. Police say a man armed with a handgun came into the Romantix store on Winchester Road through a back door just before 1:30 a.m. and demanded cash. He ran out with an undisclosed amount of money. Nobody was... more »
  • Police Arrest Three Men After Drive-By Shooting Play Video

    July 18, 2014 4:50 AM

    Lexington police arrested three people after a drive-by shooting late Thursday night. Police say six shots were fired from a car into a mobile home off West Loudon Avenue around 11 p.m. There were reportedly five people inside. None were hurt. A short time later, a fight broke... more »
  • Lexington Police Searching For Homeless Man Accused Of Abducting Woman Play Video

    July 17, 2014 8:02 PM

    Lexington Police are looking for a man after a woman tells them she was kidnapped. The woman showed up at UK hospital, saying she escaped from a homeless man who abducted her at knife point. But it's unclear where he took her. Police say they have a name... more »
  • Brian May Hired As UK Womens Golf Assistant Coach

    July 17, 2014 5:37 PM

    LEXINGTON, Ky. - Brian May has joined the UK women's golf coaching staff as an assistant coach, head coach Golda Borst announced Thursday. A native of Frankfort, Kentucky, May comes to Lexington after serving as the Head Golf Professional at the Frankfort Country Club for the last two... more »
  • Police Charge Man Accused Of Firing Shots And Nearly Running Over Officer Play Video

    July 17, 2014 5:27 AM

    Police have arrested and charged a man accused of firing shots near a crowd and then nearly running over a police officer as he fled the area early Sunday morning. Witnesses heard four shots in the Euclid Drive area. Police say officers on foot saw the suspect pull away... more »
  • Motorcyclist Killed In Lexington Crash Play Video

    July 17, 2014 4:50 AM

    A motorcyclist died in a crash in Lexington Wednesday night. Police say a motorcycle was heading inbound on Winchester Road around 10:30 p.m. when a car turned left from Haley Road in front it. The motorcyclist was declared dead at the scene. Officials have identified the victim as... more »
  • Lexington Police Investigate Burglary

    July 16, 2014 5:21 AM

    Lexington police are investigating an early morning burglary. Police say the suspect threw a rock through a glass door at Sandy's Sewing Center on Regency Road, just after 3 a.m. Wednesday. The burglar took some cash out of the register before fleeing the scene.
  • Overnight Shooting Something Of A Mystery Play Video

    July 16, 2014 4:48 AM

    A man suffered a gunshot wound to the arm in Lexington early Wednesday morning, but it remains unclear how or where it happened. Police responded to Maple Avenue, near Seventh Street, just before 1:30 a.m. and found a man with a gunshot wound to the forearm. Officers say the... more »
  • Groundbreaking Held For Park Honoring Top African-American Jockey

    July 15, 2014 6:21 AM

    (AP) - Lexington is honoring a 19th-century jockey with a memorial at the site where he once lived. A groundbreaking was held Monday for the Isaac Murphy Memorial Art Garden. Mayor Jim Gray says the park will honor the contributions of African-Americans in the horse racing industry. Murphy won the... more »
  • Early Morning Robbery At Lexington Gas Station Play Video

    July 14, 2014 5:30 AM

    Police are investigating two overnight gas station robberies and one of which may not be too hard to solve if you recognize a face. Around 4:30 a.m. July 14, a man robbed the Shell gas station on Town Center Drive. The manager didn't want to go on camera... more »
  • Two Lexington Homes Hit By Lightning Play Video

    July 14, 2014 5:04 AM

    Lightning struck two Lexington homes as a line of storms rumbled through the area early Monday morning. Around 1:30 a.m., the residents of a home on Roswell Drive, off Beaumont Centre Lane, saw a flash of lightning and then smelled smoke. Firefighters say they found shingles and debris in... more »
  • Dispute Over Cigarettes Leads To Shooting Play Video

    July 11, 2014 4:46 AM

    Lexington police say a dispute over cigarettes led to a shooting early Friday morning. The incident happened on Terrace View Drive just after 12:15 a.m. Police say the argument quickly escalated and guns were pulled. Joe Quice witnessed the shooting. "One guy shot the...my friend's dad got shot... more »
  • Man Arrested In Lexington Standoff Play Video

    July 9, 2014 3:11 PM

    A man has been arrested after a brief standoff with Lexington Police Wednesday afternoon. Police say it all started as a drug bust at a home on Winter Garden, from where Daniel Buckley escaped in a car. Buckley then crashed at Alumni Dr. and Yellowstone, jumped out of the vehicle... more »
  • Teen Arrested After Crashing Car Into Two Houses

    July 9, 2014 4:57 AM

    Lexington police arrested a teen after a car crashed into two houses Tuesday night. Police say Jeffrey Jackson, 18, was driving drunk when he ran off Springfield Drive, clipped the corner of one house and crashed into a second. Both homes sustained minor damage. Nobody was injured.... more »
  • Car Smashes Into Lexington Gas Station Play Video

    July 9, 2014 4:44 AM

    A teen drove straight into a gas station early Wednesday morning, but the driver says it wasn't his fault. Police say the driver told them he was pulling into the parking lot of the Shell station in Hamburg around 12:30 a.m. when his brakes went out. The vehicle went... more »
  • Lexington Insurance Company Robbed

    July 8, 2014 4:59 PM

    An insurance company in Lexington was robbed Tuesday afternoon. Police say two men walked into the Barnes Insurance Company on Winchester Road and took cash. "When the employee attempted to stop them, one of the male subjects turned and punched him. And they took the money and then... more »
  • Second Suspect Charged In Robbery, Hammer Assault

    July 8, 2014 11:13 AM

    A second suspect has been charged in connection with a robbery at an apartment near the University of Kentucky's campus last month. Eric L. Richardson Jr., 24, was charged Monday accused of being one of the men who made their way into an unlocked apartment on State Street on... more »
  • Man Hurt After Vehicle Overturns In Morehead

    July 8, 2014 10:36 AM

    A man was sent to the hospital after his vehicle overturned in Morehead Tuesday morning. Kentucky State Police say the single-vehicle accident happened on US 60 East near mile marker 12 in Morehead around 6 a.m. Tuesday morning. KSP says Barry P. Hinton, 33, of Morehead was traveling... more »
  • Woman Loading Groceries At Lexington Store Victim Of Purse Snatching

    July 8, 2014 5:20 AM

    Police say a pair of crooks targeted a woman loading groceries at a Lexington store Monday night. The woman was putting groceries in her car in the parking lot of the Meijer on Reynolds Road around 9:30 p.m. A witness says one man grabbed the victim's purse, then hopped... more »
  • Two Men Catch A Ride, Get Robbed In Lexington

    July 8, 2014 4:49 AM

    Police say two men told them they just wanted a ride, but ended up getting robbed and left on the side of the road early Tuesday morning. The victims called police from a shopping center on South Broadway around 1 a.m. Police say the men were leaving a party... more »
  • Public Meeting Hopes To Help End Violence In Lexington

    July 7, 2014 4:37 PM

    A series of shootings in Lexington has concerned citizens coming together against violence. Organizers in Lexington hope bringing the community together to share ideas on how to help end violence will "restore hope and opportunity" for Lexington's youth. Organizers say, however, one meeting alone won't fix the issue,... more »
  • Porch Shooting 11th Homicide In Lexington This Year Play Video

    July 7, 2014 12:11 PM

    It's the city's 11th homicide of the year - a woman was gunned down as she sat on the porch of her Lexington home while several kids played nearby. Lexington Police have upgraded the shooting on Race Street Sunday afternoon from a shooting to a homicide investigation. Police say... more »
  • Officials Confirm Woman Shot On Lexington Front Porch Has Died

    July 7, 2014 8:36 AM

    Officials say the victim of a shooting in Lexington Sunday afternoon has died. Police say a man shot a woman several times as she stood on a front porch along Race Street. Children were playing just a few feet away, but were not hurt. An official at the... more »
  • Police Make Arrest After Knife Attack

    July 7, 2014 7:06 AM

    Lexington police arrested a man after a knife attack Sunday night. Police say Connie Jones Jr., 61, got into an argument with the victim in a back yard. During the altercation, Jones ran inside, grabbed a knife and cut the victim across the face. The victim suffered a serious... more »
  • Employees Robbed Outside Lexington Krispy Kreme Play Video

    July 7, 2014 4:48 AM

    A man armed with a rifle robbed employees outside of a Lexington doughnut store Sunday night. Police say the victims were outside the Krispy Kreme store on Richmond Road around 11 p.m. when the masked man approached them and took their wallets. Nobody was hurt. Police say... more »
  • Greensboro Breaks Tie In 9th For 3-2 Win Over Legends

    July 4, 2014 10:03 AM

    The Greensboro Grasshoppers scored single runs in the seventh, eighth and ninth innings to take a 3-2 victory over the Lexington Legends in front of 7,129 fans Thursday night at Whitaker Bank Ballpark. The Legends took a 1-0 lead in the second inning when Chad Johnson doubled with one... more »
  • Neighbor Saves Woman Who Fell Outside Play Video

    July 4, 2014 6:22 AM

    An curious neighbor saved a woman who fell outside her home early Friday morning. Kerri Coulter said she was in her bedroom of her Glover Avenue home with the window open around 12:30 a.m. when she heard what she thought was a cat meowing. She went outside to investigate... more »
  • Seven Hurt In Lexington Crash

    July 4, 2014 6:14 AM

    Seven people suffered injuries in a crash at the intersection of I-75 and Man O' War Boulevard Thursday evening. Police say a car coming off the interstate ran a stop sign, and a van T-boned it in the intersection. Three adults, two teens and two children were hurt. Police... more »
  • Former UK Star J.T. Riddle Goes 2-for-5 in Series Finale Thursday

    July 4, 2014 12:21 AM

    LEXINGTON, Ky. -- Former Kentucky star second baseman J.T. Riddle finished his first return trip to Lexington with two hits, including the game-tying RBI triple in the eighth inning, leading his Greensboro Grasshoppers to a 3-2 win over the Legends, on a pleasant Thursday night at Whitaker Bank Ballpark. ... more »
  • One Killed in Trimble County Crash

    July 3, 2014 10:16 AM

    One person was killed Wednesday in a two-vehicle crash on Highway 421 North in Trimble County around 9:10 p.m. Kentuky State Police say Nora Fremin, 19, of Carrollton was killed after colliding with another vehicle. Police say she was traveling south when she passed two vehicles in a no-passing... more »
  • Lexington Police Charge Driver With DUI After Crash

    July 3, 2014 4:50 AM

    Police charged a man with DUI after an accident in Lexington early Thursday morning. Police say Moreial Zanders, 21, was heading inbound on Versailles Road around 12:30 a.m. when he crossed the center line and hit a vehicle in the other lane. EMS treated Zanders for some minor injuries,... more »
  • Arrest Warrants Issued In Lexington Shooting

    July 2, 2014 6:29 PM

    Lexington police have obtained arrest warrants for two suspects they say were involved in the shooting of a man in the parking lot of a Lexington business on Monday. Police are looking for 19-year-olds Charles Taylor and Lamarius Gates in connection to the June 30 shooting near Shopper's Choice Market... more »
  • Police: Connection Possible Between Jewelry Store Thefts Play Video

    July 2, 2014 12:19 PM

    Three men from Detroit have been charged in an attempted robbery at a Lexington jewelry store after employees there held the suspects at gunpoint until police arrived. Theo Evans, Dwan Harris and Terry Wallace are accused of walking into the Castle Jewelry on New Circle Road Tuesday afternoon and smashing... more »
  • Police: Lost Keys, iPhone Connect Suspect With Home Invasion Play Video

    July 2, 2014 5:56 AM

    Lexington police say a man charged in connection with a recent home invasion near the University of Kentucky's campus last month lost his phone and his car keys during an altercation inside the home. Lexington police say 21-year-old Derrick Quarles and another man went into an apartment on State... more »
  • LEX 18 Crime Stoppers: Police Hope To Solve Gas Station Burglary Play Video

    July 2, 2014 5:16 AM

    For the third time in just a few months, thieves hit a Lexington Speedway gas station. Police made arrests in the first two break-ins, and hope Crime Stoppers can close the books on the most recent. Back on June 19, thieves waited until long after the Tates Creek... more »
  • One Of Four Women Shot In Lexington Dies Play Video

    July 1, 2014 4:08 PM

    One of the four women who were shot Monday night in Lexington has died due to her injuries, the Fayette County Coroner's office announced Tuesday. The woman has been identified as 18-year-old Kieara Green. An autopsy by the State Medical Examiner is scheduled for Wednesday, the coroner said.... more »
  • No Arrests, Limited Clues In Shooting Of Four Women Play Video

    July 1, 2014 12:06 PM

    Lexington police were still on the scene of a shooting investigating and searching for suspects after four women were shot Monday night. Three of the victims were found shot inside the home on Scottsdale Circle off Russell Cave Road, while a fourth victim showed up later at a local... more »
  • Police: Man Shot; Search For Suspect Continues Play Video

    July 1, 2014 10:47 AM

    Lexington police are searching for a suspected shooter after reports of shots fired in the Cambridge area. Officers were called out around 10:30 a.m. to Cambridge Drive. Police say a man was possibly shot in the back by another man. They are now trying to find the suspected shooter... more »
  • Lexington Police Charge Man In Connection With Bank Robbery

    July 1, 2014 9:31 AM

    Lexington police say they have charged a suspect in a bank robbery earlier this spring. Police say they served a warrant on William Grubbs Jr., 36, at the Kenton County jail in connection with the robbery of the PNC bank on New Circle Road back on March 28. ... more »
  • Woman Charged With Exploiting Elderly People Under Her Care

    July 1, 2014 8:34 AM

    Lexington police arrested a woman accused of forging checks belonging to two elderly people under her care. According to court documents, Kathleen Howard, 20, admitted to forging more than two-dozen check totaling nearly $4,000. Police say the victims, both in their 70s, required assistance with daily activities. Police... more »
  • Lexington Police Bust Theft Suspect

    July 1, 2014 7:23 AM

    Lexington police say a stolen case of beer led them to a suspect in thefts around Transylvania University. Police say an officer spotted John F. Lewis, 58, stealing Corona from the Speedway on North Broadway on Sunday and arrested him minutes later. Lewis initially used his brother's name, but... more »
  • Four Women Injured In Lexington Shooting Play Video

    July 1, 2014 4:50 AM

    Four women suffered gunshot wounds in a shooting in a Lexington neighborhood Monday night. Police say one woman suffered critical injuries when gunfire erupted along Scottsdale Circle, in the Hollow Creek neighborhood, off Russell Cave Road, around 10:45 p.m. Several neighbors called 911 and reported as many as 15... more »
  • Restaurant Owner Pleads Not Guilty To Human Trafficking Charges

    June 30, 2014 5:23 PM

    A Lexington restaurant owner charged with human trafficking pleaded not guilty in court Monday. Police raided Javier Ahuatzi's two restaurant locations of Gran Tako, and his home on Georgetown Road last week. The 39-year-old is accused of having undocumented immigrants working at his restaurant for little to no... more »
  • Construction Worker Who Fell 30 Ft. Dies Play Video

    June 30, 2014 5:02 PM

    A construction worker who fell approximately 30 feet while working on the roof of a building Monday morning has died, the Fayette County Coroner confirmed. The coroner's office says 60-year-old Macario Santiago Cruz died of multiple blunt force trauma after falling approximately 30 feet off the roof of Saint... more »
  • Police Search For Three Suspects In Lexington Home Invasion Play Video

    June 30, 2014 12:44 PM

    Lexington police are trying to track down three men who broke into a home where a teenager was alone inside. It happened on Honey Jay Court around 1 a.m. Monday. The teenage resident inside heard a knock at the front door from someone who identified himself as "Rick."... more »
  • Victim Taken To Hospital After Shooting In Lexington Play Video

    June 30, 2014 11:30 AM

    Police say a victim was taken to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries after a shooting in Lexington Monday morning. Police say the victim suffered a gunshot wound to the shin and the back side. Officers were called out to Shopper's Choice Market on Georgetown Street and Glen Arvin... more »
  • 3 Hurt In Lexington Crash; Weather Possibly A Factor

    June 30, 2014 9:05 AM

    Three people suffered injuries in a crash at the intersection of Man O' War Boulevard and Nicholasville Road in Lexington Sunday night. Police say an SUV crossed the median and hit two other vehicles. EMS took three people to the hospital. Officials did not release information on the... more »
  • Two Hurt In Crash Along New Circle Road

    June 30, 2014 5:05 AM

    Two drivers suffered serious injuries in a crash along New Circle Road in Lexington Sunday evening. Police say they aren't sure what caused the accident near Russell Cave Road around 7 p.m. EMS took the drivers of both vehicles to UK Hospital. Officials described their injuries as serious, but... more »
  • More Details Released In Shooting Death Of Marine Play Video

    June 27, 2014 11:06 AM

    Lexington Police have released more details about a fatal robbery that took the life of a Marine and injured his wife last weekend in the parking lot of a popular Lexington bar. Police hope more details about a second suspect and the incident will help lead to an arrest.... more »
  • Lexington Restaurant Owner Charged With Human Trafficking Play Video

    June 27, 2014 10:25 AM

    A Lexington restaurant owner has been arrested and charged with human trafficking after hours of police activity at his businesses and his home Friday morning. 39-year-old Javier Ahuatzi is the owner of both locations of El Gran Tako Restaurant - one on northeast New Circle and one on Alexandria... more »
  • Officer Involved In Teen Ref Assault Resigns Play Video

    June 26, 2014 12:13 PM

    A Lexington police officer who pleaded guilty in the assault of a teen referee during a ten-and-under game last year has resigned from the police force. Keith Spears resigned, effective June 30, blaming a physical disability in a letter sent to Mayor Jim Gray and Police Chief Ronnie Bastin... more »
  • Bicyclist Injured By Crash Into Mailbox

    June 26, 2014 5:34 AM

    A bicyclist suffered some serious facial injuries when he crashed into a brick mailbox in Lexington Wednesday night. A man who lives along Wyndham Hills Drive said his wife heard something hit their mailbox around 8:30 p.m. At first, she thought it was a car, but it turned out... more »
  • Woman Treated After KItchen Fire

    June 26, 2014 5:11 AM

    EMS treated a woman at the scene after a kitchen fire filled her apartment with smoke early Thursday morning. Firefighters say some food on the stove caught fire and started smoking inside the apartment on Ballpark Avenue around 1 a.m. They say the woman suffered from smoke inhalation, and... more »
  • Theft Attempt And Gunfire In A Lexington Neighborhood

    June 26, 2014 5:02 AM

    A man chased away some thieves in a Lexington neighborhood early Thursday morning and then heard gunfire. Police say the man told them he spotted three men trying to break into his girlfriend's car along Spangler Drive. He went outside to confront them, and the trio got into an... more »
  • Police: Surveillance Video Shows No Injury Before Drowning

    June 25, 2014 6:25 PM

    Lexington police say that a 13-year-old boy who drowned at a Transylvania University's pool Monday night did not hit his head before diving into the pool. According to initial reports, the boy dove into the pool and hit his head, but police said Wednesday surveillance video indicates the boy... more »
  • Mayoral Candidates Address Recent Spike In Crime Play Video

    June 25, 2014 4:59 PM

    After a violent weekend in Lexington, Mayor Jim Gray and his challenger, former police chief Anthany Beatty, are taking a stand against violence. The community has been tense after several shootings over the weekend, two of those on the same streets just blocks apart, so the mayoral candidates decided... more »
  • Final Farewell For Marine Killed In Robbery Play Video

    June 25, 2014 12:56 PM

    It's the final farewell for a Kentucky marine shot to death during a hold-up outside a Lexington night club over the weekend. A visitation for Jonathan Price was set to begin at the Parrott and Ramsey Funeral Home Wednesday at 1 p.m. Police say Price and his wife,... more »
  • Fourth Of July Holiday Collections, Closings

    June 25, 2014 9:53 AM

    The Division of Waste Management said they will adjust its collection schedule for the Fourth of July holiday on Friday. Residents whose regular collection day is on Friday will receive their collection service on Wednesday, July 2 - two days before the holiday. Residents who normally receive Friday pick-up should... more »
  • Burglary Suspect Says Hunger, Thirst Led Him To Crime Play Video

    June 25, 2014 4:58 AM

    Lexington police say a burglary suspect told them hunger and thirst drove him to break into a liquor store early Wednesday morning. Police say Jacob F. Blanton, 38, used a handsaw to cut through a board and then removed some bricks covering a hole in the Third Street Liquor... more »
  • Man Robs Lexington Convenience Store Play Video

    June 25, 2014 4:44 AM

    Lexington police continue the search for a man who robbed a convenience store overnight. Police say a man walked into the Circle K on Buckhorn Drive around 12:30 a.m. Wednesday. He showed a gun and demanded money from the register. The clerk handed over some cash and the robber... more »
  • Police Warns Of Home Improvement Scams

    June 24, 2014 3:00 PM

    Lexington Police is warning citizens to be aware of home improvement scams recently being reported that appear to target mostly senior citizens. The Financial Crimes Unit says scammers may show up unsolicited claiming the home needs repair for damage the owner has never noticed. They may offer work on... more »
  • Coroner Says Teen Hurt At Transy Pool Has Died

    June 24, 2014 9:26 AM

    Fayette County Coroner's Office officials say a teen who hit his head while diving into a pool on the Transylvania University campus Monday night has died. The coroner said he was not going to release the identity of the victim until after an autopsy was complete, but said the... more »
  • Lexington Restaurant Robbed At Knife-Point Play Video

    June 24, 2014 5:42 AM

    A man robbed a Lexington restaurant at knife-point early Monday morning. A witness say a man armed with a knife confronted an employee outside of the Waffle House on North Broadway around 3 a.m. The robber then brought the employee inside and demanded cash. Debbie Lee was eating at... more »
  • Motorcyclist Injured In Crash In Lexington Play Video

    June 24, 2014 4:55 AM

    A motorcyclist suffered injuries in a crash in Lexington early Tuesday morning. Police say the motorcyclist lost control of his bike at the intersection of Clays Mill Road and Harrodsburg Road. The motorcycle hit the median, throwing the victim from the bike. EMS took the man to the... more »
  • Fire Burns Through Lexington Home Play Video

    June 24, 2014 4:49 AM

    A fire badly damaged a Lexington home and killed two dogs early Tuesday morning. Firefighters responded to the house on Elmwood Drive around 12:30 a.m. Crews knocked the fire down quickly, but nobody was home at the time, and it appears it might have burned for a while before... more »
  • Woman Pleads Guilty In Deadly Robbery, Avoids Trial

    June 23, 2014 4:57 PM

    A Lexington woman charged in connection to a deadly robbery won't be heading to trial after all. Brittany Shipman was set to go to trial this week, but a guilty plea has changed those plans. She entered a guilty plea to complicity to commit robbery earlier this month. Investigators... more »
  • Police: Shooting That Killed Marine, Injured Wife Was Robbery Play Video

    June 23, 2014 4:18 PM

    Lexington Police now say two suspects were involved in the shooting that took the life of a Marine and injured his wife over the weekend in the parking lot of a popular Lexington bar. Police also say what they first believed to have been a random act of violence stemming... more »
  • Lexington Man Stabbed Several Times

    June 23, 2014 12:35 PM

    Lexington Police say a man ran to a gas station for help after being stabbed several times over the weekend. Police say the stabbing happened at an apartment complex near the Speedway on Nicholasville Road. It appears two people were having an argument when one person pulled out... more »
  • Lexington Police Investigate Two Shootings Blocks Apart Play Video

    June 23, 2014 12:23 PM

    Lexington Police continue to investigate two shootings, one of them fatal, on the same street just hours apart over the weekend. Police say Charles Wright was shot once in the back at his home on East Sixth Street around 1 a.m. Sunday morning. He was rushed to the University of... more »