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Weed-killing poison found in popular cereals, oatmeal, granola and snack bars

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WKYT) -Popular oat cereals, oatmeal, granola and snack bars were found to come with a large dose of the weed-killing poison in Roundup, a Monsanto pesticide.The Environmental Working Group commissioned independent laboratory tests for glyphosate, an herbicide linked to cancer, on mor

WKYT 27 - 2018-08-15 12:13:00

Lexington man arrested for sexual abuse against a minor - ABC 36 News

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ) — Police have arrested a man they say committed at least three acts of sexual abuse against a minor during the period of April 2015 to July 2017, while multiple underage children spent time at his home.Police have arrested 32-year-old Thomas Steuart, charging him with three cou

WTVQ - 2018-08-15 08:21:47

Coroner identifies victims in Georgetown Road collsion

Terry Burden, 46, of Georgetown, and Raymond Gay, 87, of Lexington, died when their vehicles were struck by a truck's flatbed trailer near the Scott-Fayette county line.

NEWS-GRAPHIC.COM - 2018-08-14 14:20:00

He thought he was going to have sex with a 14-year-old. Now he’s going to prison.

A Lexington man thought he was going to meet a 14-year-old girl for sex at a Lexington hotel.Instead he is going to prison for more than 10 years.Timothy Mark Poynter II, 33, posted an ad on Craigslist, and two undercover officers responded to him. State police said last year that he was trying to f

LEXINGTON HERALD-LEADER - 2018-08-14 19:19:00

Georgetown Police Department drone assisting law enforcement

Buy NowGeorgetown Police Department officers Lt. Philip Halley, right, and Mitch Lair install a battery pack in the agency’s drone. The unmanned craft has been used in investigations, tracking suspects and locating lost hikers since it was purchased last year.News-Graphic photo by Jennifer Peryman


Triplets open business in Lexington

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WKYT) --Laura, Melissa and Beth Calmes are not only sisters, they're also triplets and the co-owners of Mind Over Body Studio in Lexington.

WKYT 27 - 2018-08-15 11:16:00

Herald-Leader's president and publisher to step down next month

“It’s been my good fortune to work with the Herald-Leader’s talented and dedicated team of journalists every day for more than two decades,” Baniak said. “I look forward to continuing that work, and working even more closely with other parts of the company.”

WKYT 27 - 2018-08-15 18:53:00

Report: Smashburger closes final Lexington restaurant

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WKYT) -Restaurant chain Smashburger has decided to leave the Lexington market after closing its Nicholasville Road location.Our news partners at the Lexington Herald-Leader report the chain closed the location near Fayette Mall, and the company's website no longer lists Lexington as

WKYT 27 - 2018-08-15 14:53:00

Lexington students greeted by city leaders on the first day of school

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WKYT) -It’s not every school day kids get to wait at the bus stop with the chief of police.Today, Lexington Police Chief Lawrence Weathers took on a different type of assignment. Weathers was one of almost 70 volunteers who took part in the “Books on Board” program created to help st

WKYT 27 - 2018-08-15 16:29:00

Lexington riders took nearly 7,500 trips on Spin bikes in first month

Since the end of June, about 7,500 Lexington residents have taken a “spin” using the city’s new bike-share program. They’ve logged 7,482 trips and traveled more than 6,000 miles on Spin bikes, according to data released by the city.Scott Thompson, bicycle and pedestrian coordinator for the area Metr

LEXINGTON HERALD-LEADER - 2018-08-15 09:38:00


LEXINGTON, Ky- (WTVQ)- It’s the first day of school in Fayette County, but it’s not the first day when it comes to school safety concerns.But there have been several changes to answer a few of those questions.- Advertisement -

WTVQ - 2018-08-15 09:16:11

Lexington police sergeant accused of stalking, spying in request for protective order

Susan Straub, spokeswoman for Lexington Mayor Jim Gray, said she could not comment on the allegations against Middleton. Middleton could not immediately be reached for comment.


Chick-fil-A offers free chicken to celebrate new Lexington restaurant

Chick-fil-A will be celebrating their 40th year of operating in Kentucky by opening a new restaurant in Lexington and offering the public free chicken.According to the company, there will be a Chick-fil-A First 100 event at the grand opening of the new location on 2299 Richmond Road.The event is des


Dry Ridge resident crowned Miss Danville 2019

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GRANT COUNTY NEWS - 2018-08-15 10:47:00

Publisher of Lexington Herald-Leader to step down

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ROANOKE TIMES - 2018-08-15 23:11:23

Georgetown College on lockdown after two fled traffic stop

Buy NowTwo people were taken into custody Monday after fleeing during a traffic stop and causing Georgetown College to be on lockdown for a brief period.A Georgetown Police officer made a traffic stop near Bourbon Street on a grey Tahoe at around 4 p.m. Monday because the driver did not have a licen


Car drives through apartment building in Lexington - ABC 36 News

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ) — Police say no charges will be filed after someone drove through Cambridge Park Apartments around 11 o’clock Monday night.Police say the person was driving by the apartments and fell asleep, which caused them to crash through the building.- Advertisement -


2 killed in crash on Georgetown Road - ABC 36 News

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ) – Two drivers were killed following a three-vehicle crash Monday.Lexington Police say the accident happened on Georgetown Road around 12 p.m. and involved a semi-truck with a trailer, a passenger car and a truck.- Advertisement -Police are not sure if the trailer on the semi-tr


Man charged in string of downtown Lexington car break-ins

Travis Alan Asher, 26, is charged with four counts of theft from a vehicle, one count of theft of a controlled substance and two counts of drug possession, according to police. The thefts he is charged with occurred on Virginia Avenue, Mill, Upper and Short streets.

LEXINGTON HERALD-LEADER - 2018-08-14 15:27:00

Coroner at scene of Georgetown Road wreck involving commercial vehicle

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WKYT) -Lexington traffic managers say Georgetown Road is shut down after a "serious injury" collision, and the Fayette County Coroner is now at the scene.The wreck happened between Kearney Road and Berea Road around noon Monday.The vehicles involved include a commercial vehicle and a