Man Hurt In Laurel County Accident Dies
Investigators say Harville was driving on Wyan Road last Tuesday around 8 p.m. when he lost control of his car, traveled nearly 40 yards and slammed head-on into a tree.
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Lexington police think they know identity of driver who crashed into building, left puppy
Police continued to look for a man who crashed a car into a Lexington business Sunday night, and then ran off, leaving a small puppy inside the vehicle.
Sun Apr 20, 2014
Food insecurity in Kentucky remains above U.S. average, relief agency's study finds
Hundreds of thousands of Kentuckians continue to struggle with limited or uncertain access to enough food, according to new figures from the nation's top food-relief charity.
Fri Apr 18, 2014
Rhodem E. Skaggs, Taylor County, KY
Rhodem E. Skaggs, Taylor County, KY He was a US Army veteran of World War II, and a recipient of the Purple Heart.
Tue Apr 15, 2014
Lawmakers reach tentative agreement on road-building plan; hope to vote before midnight
House and Senate leaders reached a tentative agreement Tuesday morning on a two-year road-building plan for Kentucky in hopes of avoiding a special legislative session.
Mon Apr 14, 2014
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Lexington Man Charged With Possession of Heroin with Intent to Distribute
April 8, 2014, Detectives from the Kentucky State Police, Post 12, Frankfort and the Scott County Sheriff's Office conducted an investigation involving the illegal trafficking of heroin in Scott and Fayette Counties.
Gov. Beshear: New Rupp financing plan drops hotel tax, increases state aid to $80 million
Gov. Steve Beshear plans to meet with legislative leaders later on Monday to discuss a new financing plan for a renovated Rupp Arena and the attached convention center.
Thu Apr 10, 2014
Lexington man accused of trafficking heroin in Scott and Fayette counties
A part-time resident of Lexington is suspected of trafficking heroin in Scott and Fayette counties, Kentucky State Police said in a release.
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Freida Downey, the vibrant Caped Condom Crusader
Freida Downey, aka Caped Condom Crusader, has a closet-ful of capes which she dons for her 'work' - Burberry plaid, pink and fluffy, silvery and shiny, chic, black-and-white houndstooth, you name it, she has it.
Wed Apr 09, 2014
Merlene Davis: An advocate for the poor, Jack Burch will be missed
Jack Burch, who retired last year as executive director of the Community Action Council after 34 years, died Wednesday, April 9, 2014, at age 68 of lung cancer.
Sun Apr 06, 2014
Man drowns after falling into private pond on Walnut Hill Road
A 22-year-old man died at the University of Kentucky Chandler Hospital on Sunday night after falling into a large private pond in Fayette County, authorities said.
Thu Apr 03, 2014
Caped Condom Crusader shares vibrant personality and information about HIV/AIDS
Self-proclaimed Caped Condom Crusader Freida Downey hands out condoms and promotes HIV testing as a Lexington-Fayette County Health Department volunteer.
Wed Apr 02, 2014
Merlene Davis: Upcoming candidate forums will help you learn about who's running
April 5: 9 a.m., state House of Representatives 76th District; 10:15 a.m., state House of Representatives 77th District; 11:45 a.m., U.S. House of Representatives 6th District; 12:30 p.m., Fayette County judge-executive; 1:15-2:30 p.m., Urban County Council at-large, group 1; 3-4:15 p.m., Urban County Council at-large, group 2. April 6: Urban ... (more)
Fri Mar 28, 2014
A closer look at the Christina Marcum verdict
WKYT had some questions regarding the guilty verdict jurors handed down in the murder trial of Christina Marcum.
Wed Mar 26, 2014
Fayette Co. tentative high school graduation dates released
Fayette County Public Schools has set a tentative schedule for its 2014 high school graduations, pending any further calendar issues with the lingering wintry weather.
Senate panel approves slightly slimmer version of state road-building plan
Loads of rock were removed as work on section 2B of the Clays Mill Road improvement project continued Monday in Lexington.
Mon Mar 24, 2014
Former head of Lexington company serving disabled people arrested on fraud charges
On March 4, a Fayette County grand jury charged Cheron L. Miller, 35, with four counts of second-degree forgery and one count of defrauding the Kentucky Medicaid program Cheron L. Miller, 35, the former executive director of Support Source, is accused of getting a fake diploma and falsifying her credentials on forms that were submitted to the state ... (more)
Mayor Gray says he will keep fighting for Rupp Arena renovation funding
Designs released February 10, 2014 show the renovations of Rupp Arena and the Lexington Convention Center.
Merlene Davis: Moveable Feast one of several local charities that may lose city funding
The good news is that the agency has contracted with the Kentucky Department of Health, HIV branch, to offer private in-home counseling and testing for HIV/AIDS.