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Versailles police dig urine-soaked infants out of backseat of vehicle piled with clothes, couple arrested

VERSAILLES, Ky. (WKYT) - Versailles police say a couple is behind bars after they discovered twin six-month-old infants underneath garbage bags filled with clothes in the backseat of a vehicle. An arrest report shows an officer stopped at a gas station on Lexington Road and was alerted to a couple

WKYT 27 - 2018-03-21 17:50:00

Coroner identifies armed intruder shot, killed by Georgetown police

The Scott County Coroner has identified a man shot and killed by a Georgetown police officer. The coroner says Joel Pflum, 32, died from a gunshot wound to the upper torso. Police told WKYT's Matthew Rand Pflum forced his way into a home on Echo Path around 12:30 a.m. Tuesday. When police arrived, t

WKYT 27 - 2018-03-20 21:39:00

Lexington police respond to bank robbery

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WKYT) - Police are on the scene of a bank robbery in Lexington. It happened just before noon Tuesday at the Fifth Third Bank on Leestown Road, near Kroger. A witness told WKYT he saw an SUV back up to the bank and a man in a hoodie jumped out of the vehicle and into the bank. He say

WKYT 27 - 2018-03-20 18:09:00

Man accused of stabbing Kentucky boy to death found NOT GUILTY by reason of insanity

VERSAILLES, Ky. (WDRB) - The man accused of stabbing a 6-year-old Kentucky boy to death is found not guilty of murder by reason of insanity. The jury returned a verdict on the murder and burglary charges late Monday night. The jury found Ronald Exantus guilty but mentally ill on the assault charge.

WDRB.COM - 2018-03-20 12:35:00

Man killed in officer-involved shooting overnight in Georgetown

GEORGETOWN, Ky. (WTVQ) - A man has died as a result of an officer-involved shooting, after police say he broke into a home in Georgetown. Early Tuesday morning, police say a man forced his way into a home owned by a woman he knew, armed with two handguns. - Advertisement - When officers arrived, the

WTVQ - 2018-03-20 09:19:24

Woman taken when car was stolen from gas station

Lexington police are investigating after a Winchester women was allegedly kidnapped at a Fayette County gas station. The Clark County Sheriff's Department responded to a call around 4:39 a.m. Monday to Brandenburg Lane concerning a women who said she was being held against her will in a vehicle in t

WINCHESTER SUN - 2018-03-20 16:24:33

Downtown traffic lights need to remain

It would seem to most people that having stop lights in place instead of stop signs would make for much smoother traffic flow and less congestion. Logic suggests that if you have a traffic signal that is green, vehicles are going to go through traffic lights more quickly than they would by having to

BOWLING GREEN DAILY NEWS - 2018-03-21 14:00:00

These new apartments could help Kentuckians fighting drug, alcohol addiction.

One in four people in Kentucky has a substance abuse problem. It's a statistic that Dr. Allen Brenzel knows well. As the medical director of of the Behavioral Health, Development and Intellectual Disabilities for the state's Cabinet for Health and Family Services, Brenzel is on the front lines of t

LEXINGTON HERALD-LEADER - 2018-03-20 18:00:00

Police fatally shoot armed man who broke into ex-wife's home

GEORGETOWN, Ky. (AP) - A police officer fatally shot an armed man who authorities say broke into his ex-wife's Kentucky home. Georgetown Police Chief Mike Bosse tells news outlets the intruder was armed with two handguns early Tuesday and raised his arm during a confrontation with responding officer


Man shot, killed Sunday morning in Lexington.

A 28-year-old man who was shot Sunday in Lexington on Trent Circle died later that morning at St. Joseph East Hospital, according to the Fayette County Coroner's Office. Sheddrick Dixon died at 6:06 a.m. Sunday, the coroner said. Following a report of shots fired Sunday at 5:15 a.m., police found bu


Four injured after trains collide in Kentucky

GEORGETOWN, Ky. - Four people were injured after two trains collided and derailed late Sunday night in Georgetown, Kentucky, officials said. A call came in at 11:14 p.m. to report the crash, Lt. Jessica Bowman, spokeswoman for the Lexington Fire Department told The Associated Press. Residents were e


Victim helps stop Lexington robbery

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WKYT) - A fast-thinking victim helped foil a robbery Monday morning. The victim told Lexington police they were in the Versailles Road area when someone got in their car and forced them to drive to a bank. The victim said they chose to drive to the Central Bank on West Vine Street be


Police investigate Sunday morning shooting in Lexington

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WKYT) - A man is fighting for his life after he showed up at the hospital with a gunshot wound. Police say they were called to Trent Circle around 5:15 a.m. Sunday for a report of shots fired. When they got there, they found bullet holes in several cars, but no victims. While officer


Teenager killed in Jessamine Co. crash

JESSAMINE COUNTY, Ky. (WKYT) - A teenager is dead and three other juveniles are in the hospital after a crash in Jessamine County. It happened around 9 p.m. Saturday on Union Mill Road (KY 169), around 4 1/2 miles east of Nicholasville. Deputies say a Chevy Trailblazer was headed west on Union Mill


Chris Johnson's Forecast | Tracking strong storms for parts of the Commonwealth

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WKYT) - After some early morning showers and thunderstorms for parts of central and eastern Kentucky, mother nature offered up a fairly calm spring-like day. Unfortunately, more rain and storm chances return through this evening. The set up involves a strengthening low pressure acr


Two indicted on numerous drug trafficking charges

A 30-year-old Frankfort man and his 25-year-old passenger were indicted on numerous drug trafficking charges by a Franklin County Circuit Court grand jury this week. Ronn Amey was pulled over for failure to use taillights by a Franklin County sheriff's deputy at 4:30 a.m. on March 2. During the stop


Crazy happened, now America gets free pizza

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WKYT) - UMBC beat Virginia 74-54, becoming the first 16 seed in NCAA history to ever defeat a 1 seed. Now, Little Caesars is giving America free pizza. Little Caesars is giving away a free lunch combo from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Monday, April 2. The combo offers pizza lovers a four-sli


Lexington shooting leaves man critically injured

A shooting early Sunday in Lexington left a man critically injured, police told WKYT. The station reported that when police went to investigate a report of shots fired on Trent Circle around 5:15 a.m. Sunday, they found bullet holes in several cars but no victims. However, a men went to St. Joseph H


Sweet Sixteen: Live updates from Rupp Arena

Follow along live Saturday night as Josh Moore of the Lexington Herald-Leader provides live updates from courtside during the semifinal round of the 101st boys' basketball state tournament in Rupp Arena. Scroll down below to read his Twitter updates. The Whitaker Bank/KHSAA Boys' Sweet Sixteen was t


Lexington police searching for driver after early morning crash

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WKYT) - Lexington police say they have identified the driver of a truck involved in an early morning crash, but won't be releasing his name until they make an arrest. The crash happened on Newtown Pike near Spy Coast Lane around 1:30 a.m. Saturday. Police say the driver of that pi