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  • Lexington Police Investigate Robbery At Wal-Mart Pharmacy

    August 29, 2014 3:16 PM

    Lexington police are investigating a robbery at a Wal-Mart pharmacy Friday afternoon. It happened at the Saron Drive Wal-Mart around 3 p.m. Police say the suspect entered the store with a note, implied he had a weapon and demanded prescription pills. He got the pills and fled on... more »
  • Man Arrested In Connection To 3 Deaths In Martin County

    August 18, 2014 3:01 PM

    INEZ, Ky. (AP) - An eastern Kentucky man remains in jail charged with murder in the deaths of three people whose bodies were found in a home that burned. Kentucky State Police arrested 41-year-old Jack D. Smith of Inez in Martin County and charged him with three counts of... more »
  • Woman Pleads Not Guilty In 12-Year-Old Robbery Play Video

    August 14, 2014 5:29 PM

    A Powell County woman accused in a bank robbery that happened more than a decade ago in Clark County pleaded not guilty in court Thursday. Samantha Rice was arrested last week accused in a robbery at Community Trust Bank in Winchester 12 years ago. The Powell County sheriff's... more »
  • Owensboro Man Sentenced In '08 Slaying

    August 14, 2014 12:31 PM

    CADIZ, Ky. (AP) - A Owensboro man who pleaded guilty to murder in a Trigg County cold case has been sentence to life in prison. 28-year-old Seth Hooks apologized on Wednesday for his actions before being sentenced in Trigg Circuit Court. He was charged with killing 64-year-old Harvey... more »
  • Man Robbed At Gunpoint Close To UK's Campus

    August 10, 2014 8:40 AM

    A Lexington man was robbed at gunpoint Saturday night. Police say it happened around 3:45 a.m. on Elizabeth Street. The man was walking home when he turned around after hearing a voice behind him. Police say he saw a man pointing a handgun at him. The robber took the... more »
  • Police Searching For Gas Station Robber

    August 10, 2014 8:19 AM

    Police are searching for a man they say attempted to rob a gas station overnight. Around midnight the man they're looking for (pictured above) entered the Shell station on Leestown Road and acted as if he was going to purchase items. When he got up to the counter, he... more »
  • Homeowner Chases Burglar; Shots Are Fired Play Video

    August 6, 2014 11:08 AM

    A Lexington couple woke up to a burglar standing in their bedroom holding a gun and demanding money. Police say the suspect kicked in the door of a home on Hacker Court near Wilson Downing just before 8 a.m. Wednesday. The suspect ended up with the couple's cash and... more »
  • Police Investigate Robbery At Arby's

    August 3, 2014 12:06 PM

    Police are investigating an armed robbery this morning at the Arby's on South Broadway. Sgt. Wilson of the Lexington Police Department said a man entered the Arby's at 10:15 a.m. and flashed a gun at the cashier. He got away with a small amount of cash then ordered everyone... more »
  • Two People Arrested After Social Media Robbery Play Video

    August 2, 2014 7:12 AM

    Two people are behind bars after police say they robbed a man they met on social media. According to the arrest citation, the victim was parked in his car outside of the North Broadway Waffle House when Tia Leavell, 20, approached him and asked if he was the one... more »
  • Georgetown Police Seek 2 Men Who Robbed Local Motel

    July 28, 2014 10:10 PM

    Georgetown Police have taken to social media to ask the public's help in identifying two robbers. The Winner's Circle motel was robbed July 25 at around 11 p.m. Georgetown Police have released a surveillance photo of the two suspects, one of whom wore a clown mask to conceal his... more »
  • Rockcastle County Man Charged In Violent Robbery

    July 28, 2014 2:11 PM

    A man has been charged with attempted murder after police say he beat another man during a robbery, seriously injuring him. Jason Gambrel is accused beating of 23-year-old Derrick Kissee at a Rock Quarry off Mullins Station Road earlier this month. The Rockcastle County sheriff says Kissee's injuries were... more »
  • Coroner: Burglar Killed By Homeowner Not Pregnant

    July 25, 2014 8:19 PM

    LONG BEACH, Calif. (AP) - Prosecutors were waiting Friday for the results of a police investigation into the killing of a burglar by an 80-year-old California homeowner who says he shot the woman in the back as she fled his home and ran down an alley, the district attorney's office... more »
  • Police Investigate Robbery At Lawrenceburg Business

    July 25, 2014 5:42 PM

    Police are investigating a robbery at a Lawrenceburg business. It happened earlier today at the Highway 127 Tobacco and Beer Outlet on Harrodsburg Road. Few details have been released at this time. LEX 18 will update this story as more information becomes available.
  • Dollar General Robbed 3 Times In 3 Months Play Video

    July 25, 2014 5:12 PM

    For the third time in as many months, Lexington Police were called to the Bryan Station Road Dollar General Store to investigate a robbery. Back in April a man wearing a hoodie walked in, handed the teller a note and demanded cash. Last month, when a clerk confronted three... 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 »
  • Employees Hold Robbery Suspects At Gunpoint Play Video

    July 1, 2014 2:58 PM

    Police say employees at a Lexington jewelry store held three robbery suspects at gunpoint until police arrived at the scene. Employees said three men wearing hoodies walked into the Castle Jewelry on New Circle Road and smashed one of the glass cases full of Rolex watches with a sledgehammer.... more »
  • Man Arrested In Connection To Campus Robbery, Assault

    June 30, 2014 3:30 PM

    A man has been arrested in connection with a robbery and beating incident at an apartment near the University of Kentucky campus earlier this month. 21-year-old Derrick L. Quarles was arrested by Kentucky State Police in Logan County on warrants issued by Lexington Police in relation to a robbery... 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 »
  • 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 »
  • 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 »
  • Men Accused In Violent Apartment Robbery Plead Not Guilty

    June 20, 2014 5:36 PM

    Two men accused in a violent apartment robbery in Lexington Thursday night pleaded not guilty. Police say Timetrius Stewart, 23, and Jeramie Tucker, 25, went to an apartment on Trent Circle demanding money. Court documents say Tucker fired two shots and the two got away with more than $1,400.... more »
  • Bomb Threat Reported At Lexington Store

    June 16, 2014 5:19 PM

    A bomb threat at a Lexington clothing store evacuated two businesses as crews searched the area. Men's Wearhouse on Nicholasville Road and the Sprint store next door were evacuated shortly after noon Monday after reports of a bomb threat at the clothing store. About a dozen or more employees... more »
  • Man Charged In Connection To Two Robberies At Lexington Pharmacies

    June 3, 2014 4:39 PM

    Lexington Police have charged a man in connection to two recent pharmacy robberies in Lexington just two days apart from each other. Aaron Elige Baker has been charged in connection to the robbery at CVS Pharmacy on Walden Drive on Saturday and the Rite Aid on Pimlico on Monday.... more »
  • Customer Unknowingly Scares Off Suspect In Attempted Robbery Play Video

    May 13, 2014 11:50 AM

    A customer who walked into a gas station while a man tried to rob a rookie clerk early Tuesday, unknowingly scared off the suspect. It was only the clerk's third day on the job when a man walked into the Shell Apple Market off exit 94 in Winchester around... more »
  • Former UK Employee Sentenced To 10 Years In Bank Robberies

    May 9, 2014 5:55 PM

    A former University of Kentucky employee charged in connection to several bank robberies has been sentenced to ten year behind bars. Crystal Little entered a guilty plea to four counts of first and second degree robbery in court Friday. Investigators say Little robbed four banks in the Lexington area... more »
  • Auto Shop Employees Tied Up During Robbery Play Video

    April 29, 2014 12:47 PM

    A manager and an employee of an Anderson County auto shop were tied up and robbed Monday night. Lawrenceburg police say two masked men tied up the arms and legs of two O'Reilly Auto Parts employees just as they were closing the shop just before 10 p.m. Monday night.... more »
  • Police Identify Suspect Vehicle In Frankfort Restaurant Robbery

    April 29, 2014 12:07 PM

    Frankfort police have identified a suspect vehicle in an armed robbery at a Frankfort restaurant where an employee was allegedly shot at. Police are now looking for more information regarding the vehicle seen on surveillance video entering the restaurant's parking lot around the time the robbery happened. Police... more »
  • Madison County Man Arrested In Violent Robbery

    April 28, 2014 1:05 PM

    Richmond Police say they have arrested one of the people responsible for a brutal beating and robbery in Richmond last week. Howard Dow, 32, was arrested last Thursday accused of being a part of a group that beat and robbed a man Wednesday night at an apartment complex on... more »
  • Police Make Third Arrest In EKU Armed Robbery Play Video

    April 23, 2014 3:48 PM

    Eastern Kentucky University Police say they have made a third arrest in connection with an on-campus armed robbery in March. EKU police said they arrested Lorenzo McWilliams II, 20, in connection to the armed robbery at Clay Hall on March 30. School officials confirm McWilliams was an EKU... more »
  • Man Arrested In Woodford County Gas Station Robbery

    April 15, 2014 5:10 PM

    An arrest has been made in a robbery investigation in Woodford County. Police say 20-year-old Jacob Drury is the man who robbed the Circle K in Versailles at gunpoint on March 27. He told authorities he was desperate for money and gave the cash to friends he was staying... more »
  • Washington County Nursing Home Robbed At Gunpoint Play Video

    April 10, 2014 1:26 PM

    A Washington County nursing home was robbed at gunpoint over the weekend. Officials say two masked men walked into the Springfield Nursing and Rehabilitation Center around 5 a.m. Saturday morning and robbed nurses at gunpoint. The two men walked into the nurses' station through a side door and... more »
  • Lexington Police Search For Dollar General Robbery Suspect

    April 7, 2014 11:08 AM

    Lexington police are looking for a man who they say robbed a store in Lexington Monday morning. It happened at the Dollar General on Bryan Station Road around 10 a.m. Police say a man wearing a dark hoodie walked in and pulled out a note demanding cash. Police... more »
  • Man Arrested After Allegedly Robbing Woman He Gave Ride To

    April 4, 2014 10:43 AM

    A man was arrested after he robbed a woman whom he was giving a ride to, police said. George Wagers, 24, of Manchester was arrested shortly after the alleged robbery occurred Thursday afternoon. Police say the victim said she got a ride from Wagers on Belles Fork Road... more »
  • EKU Police Arrest Second Suspect In On-Campus Robbery

    April 3, 2014 10:30 AM

    Eastern Kentucky University Police say they have arrested a second suspect in connection to an on-campus robbery from Sunday night. David Emmanuel, 20, an EKU football player and undeclared major from Dade City, Fla., has been arrested in connection with the armed robbery at Clay Hall. Emmanuel is... more »
  • Teen Accused In UK Robbery Pleads Not Guilty

    April 2, 2014 4:51 PM

    The teen charged with the robbery that put the University of Kentucky's campus on alert pleaded not guilty in court Wednesday afternoon. 18-year-old Tomiaz Layne is accused of holding a man at gunpoint and beating him Monday night on South Limestone. Officers arrested him and a juvenile after... more »
  • Police Search For Madison County Pharmacy Robbery Suspect

    March 27, 2014 4:37 PM

    Police are searcing for the man who robbed a pharmacy in Madison County Wednesday afternoon. It happened just after five at Richmond Drug on Berea Road. Surveillance captured a photo of the robbery. Officials say the man had a handgun and demanded all the Percocet and Methodone pills.... more »
  • LEX 18 Crime Stoppers: Police Search For Clumsy Gas Station Robber Play Video

    March 25, 2014 1:12 PM

    A clumsy robber managed to get away with lots of cash during a March holdup at a Lexington gas station, and police are still on the search for him. The suspect was only in the store for a little over a minute, but he was clumsy, actually lost some... more »
  • Police Make Arrest In Winchester Hotel Robbery

    March 25, 2014 12:28 PM

    Police have made an arrest in a Winchester hotel robbery over the weekend. Police believe Joel Otis is the man who robbed the Hampton Inn Sunday Morning. Officials say he came into the lobby and asked for a room, and then pulled out a gun and demanded cash. Otis... more »
  • Group Robs, Beats Up Man In North Lexington Play Video

    March 19, 2014 5:01 AM

    Lexington police continue the search for a group that robbed and beat up a man on the city's north side Tuesday night. Police say the victim told them he was walking back from a store on Winburn drive when nine people came at him along McCullough Drive. One suspect... more »
  • Police Search For Man Who Robbed Pike County Business

    March 11, 2014 3:44 PM

    Police are looking for the man who robbed a business in the South Williamson community of Pike County on Sunday. Polcie say a man entered the Big Lots around 7:00 p.m., handed an employee a note that stated he had a weapon and demanded money. The man did... more »
  • Police: Robbery Suspect Shoots, Kills Self

    February 17, 2014 12:45 PM

    Minutes after he robbed a Louisville liquor store, police say the suspect shot and killed himself. Police said the man shot himself when a police officer was walking toward his car after pulling him over. He was being accused of robbing the Bowman Field Wine and Spirits Saturday night.... more »
  • Woman Arrested In Connection To Speedway Robberies In Nicholasville

    February 7, 2014 11:00 AM

    Nicholasville Police have arrested a woman they say is responsible for two robberies at a Speedway gas station. Police were called to the Speedway on North Main and Barnes Street shortly after 1:00 a.m. Friday where the physical description of the robber was similar to the description of a... more »
  • Charges Dropped Against Man Accused In Pulaski County Home Invasion

    January 29, 2014 11:34 AM

    Charges against a man who was arrested in connection to a Pulaski County home invasion have been dropped, two other men have been arrested in the case and police continue to look for a third suspect. Gregory Scott told LEX 18 Tuesday from jail he was in Lexington when... more »
  • Officials Search For Three Men In Pulaski County Robbery, Home Invasion Play Video

    January 27, 2014 3:05 PM

    The Pulaski County Sheriff's Office is looking for three men who broke into a home and stole money and several items, including two handguns in northern Pulaski County. Deputies say they were called out to a home on Glade Fork Road in the Goochtown community of northern Pulaski County... more »
  • Morehead Restaurant Manager Stabbed In Cheek During Robbery Play Video

    January 21, 2014 5:54 PM

    A fast food restaurant manager is recovering after he was stabbed in the face Tuesday morning during a robbery. It happened around 6 a.m. at the Sonic restaurant in Morehead. Police say the manager went outside to get something out of his car and as he came back... more »
  • Two Convenience Stores Robbed In Perry County Within Hours

    January 21, 2014 3:13 PM

    Kentucky State Police in Hazard, along with the Perry County SHeriff's Office, responded to two concenience stores robberies Monday night. Officials say the two robberies do not appear to be connected at this time. KSP say they received a call aroun 10:05 p.m. Monday from the Vicco Kwik... more »
  • Ex-Miss Venezuela Slain In Robbery

    January 7, 2014 11:23 AM

    CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) - Venezuelan authorities say a well-known soap-opera actress and former Miss Venezuela and her husband were shot and killed resisting a robbery after their car broke down. Prosecutors said in a statement that Monica Spear, 29, and Henry Thomas Berry, 49, were slain late Monday night... more »
  • Man Wanted In Montgomery County Robbery Arrested In Cincinnati

    January 6, 2014 11:42 AM

    A man wanted in a Montgomery County robbery from back in June was arrested in Ohio. Montgomery County deputies went to Cincinnati Sunday night to bring Glen Farrell after police there had arrested him on other charges and found out through database that he was also wanted in Kentucky.... more »
  • Man Arrested In Lexington Robbery Attempt

    December 23, 2013 12:11 PM

    Lexington Police have arrested a man who tried to rob two gas stations Sunday night. Police say Jeremiah Burgun, 24, walked into a Marathon gas station on Russell Cave Road around 10 p.m. Sunday night with a note demanding "money now." When the clerk didn't comply, Burgun left and... more »
  • Man Arrested In Boyle County Robbery

    December 23, 2013 11:58 AM

    Danville Police have arrested a man in connection to a Boyle County robbery from last week. 21-year-old Cameron Cloyd has been arrested and charged with robbery and burglary first degree. A victim told police he gave two men a ride to the Shakerpoint Apartments and wen inside with... more »
  • Charges Filed In Lexington Robbery

    December 20, 2013 10:56 AM

    Lexington Police have charged a man they say is responsible for a robbery at a store on New Circle Road back in early November. Police say 36-years-old Billy Joe Johnson was charged Thursday for the robbery of the Check Into Cash at 1555 E. New Circle Road on Nov.... more »
  • Suspects Caught On Camera In Subway Robbery

    December 18, 2013 5:39 PM

    Police are searching for two men caught on camera after an armed robbery at a Carrol County Subway restaurant. A store employee told police the two men came into the store shortly after 8:00 p.m. Tuesday, showed a weapon and demanded cash. The employee was not hurt. ... more »
  • Police Search For Person Of Interest In Deadly Gas Station Shooting Play Video

    December 9, 2013 10:36 PM

    Lexington Police are searching for a person of interest seen on a surveillance camera after a clerk was shot and killed at a gas station Monday afternoon. The robbery and shooting happened at the Marathon gas station on Alexandria Drive shortly after 3 p.m. Monday afternoon. Police say they... more »
  • Police: Men Flee In Stolen Car After Robbery

    December 4, 2013 8:51 PM

    Police are looking for two robbers who fled in a stolen car Wednesday night. Police say a woman was robbed at gunpoint by two men at a parking lot on Fairmont Court in Lexington. They say the men took the victim's car, phone and purse. They are looking... more »
  • Police Search For Check Advance Robbery Suspect

    November 26, 2013 5:17 PM

    Lexington police are looking for the person who robbed a Check Advance in Lexington Tuesday afternoon. Police say a man walked in the business on Lane Allen Road, implied he had a weapon, demanded cash and then walked away. It is not clear how much money was stolen.... more »
  • Lexington Police Search For Cash Express Robbery Suspect Play Video

    November 22, 2013 4:40 PM

    Police are searching for a man who they say robbed a Cash Express in Lexington Friday. Police say the suspect came in and showed a gun to two employees, took $650 in cash and then stole an employee's car on his way out. They say he took one of... more »
  • Police Search For Suspects In Lexington Hotel Robbery

    November 20, 2013 10:13 PM

    LEX 18 is on the scene of a robbery at a hotel in Lexington Wednesday night. Police are searching for the person who robbed the Extended Stay Hotel on Wilhite Drive, near Nicholasville Road and New Circle. Police were called to the scene around 9:15 p.m. No other... more »
  • Georgetown Police Make Arrest In String Of Robberies Play Video

    November 13, 2013 8:29 PM

    Georgetown Police say they have arrested the man and two other people behind a recent string of robberies. Police say 20-year-old Chase Wilson is the man behind a total of eight recent robberies - seven in Georgetown and one in Lexington just over the county line. Until Tuesday... more »
  • Georgetown Police Investigate String Of Robberies At Convenience Stores Play Video

    November 12, 2013 8:33 PM

    Surveillance video shows the latest convenience store robbery Georgetown Police are investigating. The store owner of the Quick Stop says a man came in and demanded cigarettes and money Monday night. As he is getting the things he demanded, the clerk sneaks away, locks the robber in the store... more »
  • LEX 18 Crime Stoppers: Clerk, Customer Robbed In Hold Up Play Video

    November 12, 2013 7:53 PM

    A mid-afternoon robbery of a check cashing store last month remains unsolved, but Bluegrass Crime Stoppers is hoping that a cash reward will lead someone to talk about the man who police believe lives near the crime scene. It was 4:15 in the afternoon, in a busy shopping center... more »
  • Employee Fired After Robbery Play Video

    November 5, 2013 10:20 PM

    How would you react during a robbery? A Lexington woman is now without a job because she didn't follow protocol during a robbery at a gas station where she was a clerk. "I don't think anybody knows what you are going to do until it happens to you,"... more »
  • Lexington Police Investigating Robbery

    October 17, 2013 9:34 PM

    Lexington police say a young man was injured this evening, after a robbery at River Hill Park. Shortly after 8 p.m. Thursday, police say a young man was with his cousin when the he was robbed by two men. The men took off with the victim's cell phone and... more »
  • Minister Arrested In Danville Triple Murder Investigaton Play Video

    October 9, 2013 5:26 PM

    Danville Police have arrested a man they say is in involved in the triple murder at a Danville business last month. The suspect is 48-year-old Kenneth Allen Keith, a pastor at Main Street Baptist Church in Burnside, Ky. Police say on Wednesday, they searched the church and the parsonage... more »
  • Police Make Arrest In Richmond Subway Robbery Play Video

    October 9, 2013 4:49 PM

    Police have arrested the man they say is responsible for an armed robbery at a Madison County restaurant Wednesday morning. Police charged John C. Hylton, 27, for the armed robbery that happened around 8:34 a.m. Wednesday at a Subway in the Richmond Centre in Richmond. Officers were able... more »
  • Police Search For Two Frankfort Robbery Suspects Play Video

    October 9, 2013 11:31 AM

    Police are searching for two men they say tied up and robbed two men in Frankfort last week. Investigators say the suspects approached 25-year-old Jakar Turner outside his home on John Davis Drive around 11 a.m. Friday. They say both men had handguns and demand to come in Turner's... more »
  • Police Search For Lexington Robbery, Shooting Suspect Play Video

    October 8, 2013 12:51 PM

    Police are searching for a man they say fired shots at two men during a robbery in Lexington. Police say two men were walking down Elm Tree Road after they had left a store in the area, when they were robbed by a man at gunpoint. According to... more »
  • Church Members Mourn Couple Killed In Boyle County Robbery

    September 20, 2013 9:40 PM

    As investigators continue to try to piece together exactly what happened Friday morning when three people were shot to death at a Danville business, church members who knew two of the victims are still shocked and in disbelief with what unfolded. Michael and Angela Hockensmith were two of the... more »
  • Officials Investigate Robbery At Laurel County Store

    September 16, 2013 5:05 PM

    Laurel County sheriff's deputies are investigating an armed robbery at a store in Laurel County Sunday. Police say the strong arm robbery happened at approximately 9 p.m. Sunday night at Droopy's Market on Ky 1006, 2 miles south of London. Apparently, two male subjects wearing camouflage clothing and... more »
  • Man Arrested In Connection To Bowling Green Homicide, Robbery

    August 26, 2013 7:50 PM

    Police have arrested a man they say fatally shot a man at a Domino's Pizza store in Bowling Green after robbing the business. 20-year-old John Paul Shobe was arrested and charged with homicide and robbery after a search at his apartment on Rock Creek Road led officers to believe... more »
  • Montgomery County Robbery Worries Neighbors Play Video

    August 23, 2013 6:57 PM

    A man who stopped to help a woman he thought was in distress ended up becoming the victim of a robbery in Montgomery County. It happened Thursday afternoon off US 60 near Mount Sterling, and now deputies are looking for the couple responsible. This is a situation neighbors... more »
  • Search Underway For Shirtless Burglar In Clark County

    August 1, 2013 7:21 PM

    Police believe a shirtless robber used a car wash broom to break in to two Winchester businesses Wednesday night. And despite his hard work, he didn't make it home with the items he tried to steal. "He had his shirt off and he had something covering the lower... more »
  • Police Identify Man Accused Of Robbing Montgomery County Beauty Shop

    July 5, 2013 7:43 PM

    Police in Mt. Sterling have now released the name of the man they say robbed a beauty shop, after getting a haircut. They're looking for 22-year-old Nicholas Aaron Caudill. Police say he's the man who walked into the Country Charm Hairstyles Wednesday, got a haircut, then held the... more »
  • Search Continues For Man Who Robbed Hairdresser

    July 4, 2013 5:27 PM

    The search continues for a man who did not leave a tip but instead took money after a haircut in Montgomery county. It happened around 10 a.m. Wednesday morning at Country Charm Hair-Styles. Police say a man got a hair cut, then held the hair-dresser at knife point before... more »
  • Elderly Woman Raped In Violent Home Invasion Robbery

    June 17, 2013 12:42 PM

    A 92-year-old woman was beaten and sexually assaulted in her Lincoln County home on Star Avenue in Stanford, Friday. Police are still searching for answers, but say they may already have the woman's attacker behind bars. They say they arrested a man Saturday on burglary charges who they say... more »
  • Man Stabs Suspect In Robbery Attempt

    January 16, 2013 9:51 AM

    A man stabbed a robber in self-defense at a Nicholasville grocery store Tuesday night. Police were called to the Kroger on South Main Street around 11 p.m. Police say when officers arrived, a man told them three men attacked him in the bathroom and tried to steal his wallet.... more »
  • Three Arrested After Lexington Robbery

    June 28, 2012 5:11 AM

    Lexington police arrested three people after a violent gas station robbery Wednesday night. Police say the attendant at the Swifty gas station on North Broadway told them a car with four people inside pulled up around 10:30 p.m. As the attendant approached, a man got out of the car... more »
  • Northern Ky. Man Charged With Kidnapping, Robbery

    March 9, 2012 7:06 AM

    COVINGTON (AP) - A federal grand jury in northern Kentucky has charged a 25-year-old man with kidnapping a woman and taking her to Ohio in an attempt to loot her bank accounts. The grand jury Thursday also charged Joseph A. Weir with using a .380-caliber handgun to hold up a... more »
  • Lexington Shell Station Robbed

    February 14, 2012 9:43 AM

    Police have released more information on the robbery of a Lexington gas station. Investigators say a man wearing blue jeans and a grey hoodie walked into the Shell Station on North Broadway near Haggard Lane around 8:15 a.m. Tuesday. The robber covered his face with his sweatshirt, pointed a... more »
  • Police Continue Search For Mugging Suspect

    February 1, 2012 6:52 AM

    Lexington police continue to search for a man who mugged a woman in broad daylight behind the main branch of the public library Tuesday afternoon. Police say the victim told them she was walking through an ally behind the library on Main Street around 1 p.m. when a man... more »
  • Third Arrest In Violent 2011 Robbery

    January 25, 2012 6:34 AM

    Police say they made a third arrest Monday in a violent robbery that occurred last fall. Officers arrested Xavier Harris, 22, and charged him with first degree robbery. Police say he was involved in a violent incident off Mount Rushmore Way in late October. The robbers pistol whipped, robbed... more »
  • Police Release Additional Information On Danville Robbery

    January 18, 2012 6:53 AM

    Danville police have released more information on a hotel robbery Tuesday night. Police say a man wearing a white rubber mask walked through the front door of the Quality Inn off the bypass at around 11:20 p.m. The employee on duty told police that the robber opened an interior... more »
  • EKU Police Investigate Robbery

    January 12, 2012 8:08 AM

    Eastern Kentucky University police are investigating a Thursday morning robbery. Police say the victim told officers that two black males grabbed him as he walked along Lancaster Avenue around 4:30 a.m. He said the suspects pulled him over a fence onto the Elmwood property, assaulted him, and stole money... more »
  • Man Tries To Rob Lexington Taxi Cab Driver

    January 9, 2012 7:14 AM

    Lexington police took a man into custody after an apparent robbery attempt Monday morning. Police say a taxi driver picked up a fare, who then implied he had a weapon. The driver hit the panic button in the cab, and police quickly arrived on the scene at the A&D... more »