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Georgetown PD launches "Operation Hope"

GEORGETOWN, Ky. (WTVQ)- Police in Georgetown have launched a new program to help those struggling with drug addition find treatment rather than be arrested. The program is being called "Operation Hope" because those involved say it looks to bring a little hope to those who may currently feel hopeles

WTVQ - 2017-09-19 22:18:33

Georgetown police launch program to help drug addicts on road to recovery

GEORGETOWN, Ky. (WKYT) - A central Kentucky community has a new program designed to get help for drug addicts. The Angel Program started in 2015 in Massachusetts. Now, Georgetown is among the first cities in Kentucky to launch the program. Organizers say the Operation Hope Angel Program is police-l

WKYT 27 - 2017-09-19 18:31:00

Real Talk -- When Was The Last Time You Enjoyed Your Business Trip?

(NewsUSA) -It's hard to believe that 2017 is more than halfway over and that fall is in the air. With that, life starts to speed up as kids head back to school, holidays loom just around the corner, and you may find yourself traveling for work a bit more in the coming months as companies try to wrap

NEWS-GRAPHIC.COM - 2017-09-20 19:34:47

New Resources Critical for Stroke Recovery

(NewsUSA) - The American Heart Association/American Stroke Association (AHA/ASA), the world's leading voluntary organization dedicated to building healthier lives, free of cardiovascular diseases and stroke has developed new stroke rehabilitation tools for healthcare professionals and clinical provi

NEWS-GRAPHIC.COM - 2017-09-20 19:31:32

Is BPA a thing of Halloween nightmares?

(BPT) - Now that fall is underway and you're already growing tired of all the pumpkin-flavored treats, Halloween must not be too far away. That means it's time to head to the store to pick up the trendiest Halloween decor to guarantee a shocked response from trick-or-treaters. But before you do, hav

NEWS-GRAPHIC.COM - 2017-09-19 22:59:00

Metastatic breast cancer patients tell their stories through art and photography

(BPT) - This post is brought to you by Eisai Inc. When most people think of breast cancer, they think of the pink movement, and often times, "beating" the cancer. A diagnosis of metastatic breast cancer (MBC), a late stage of the disease in which the cancer has spread beyond the breast, is different

NEWS-GRAPHIC.COM - 2017-09-19 19:11:00

GPD says it will help addicts get into treatment

The Georgetown Police Department announced a program Tuesday to help addicts into residential treatment if the addicts voluntarily come forward. Police Chief Mike Bosse said the program, dubbed "Operation Hope," will help arrange for persons with addictions to go into treatment programs and provide

NEWS-GRAPHIC.COM - 2017-09-19 16:03:00

House hunting and credit: What you need to know

(BPT) - By now it is something of a cliche to call homeownership the American dream. But even if sitting on your own deck, looking over your picket fence and sipping lemonade doesn't move you, homeownership is still one of the best ways to build wealth. For many, owning a home is cheaper than rentin

NEWS-GRAPHIC.COM - 2017-09-19 14:31:01

The key ingredient to a successful school year

(BPT) - Now that school is in session, you've likely returned to the routine of nightly homework and packing lunches in the morning. One thing that helps ensure a safe and successful school year is polycarbonate plastic made from bisphenol A (BPA). BPA is a building-block chemical used to make a pla

NEWS-GRAPHIC.COM - 2017-09-19 22:11:00

Georgetown family's fight against mitochondrial disease

Georgetown, Ky. (WKYT) - It's Mitochondrial Awareness Week and a Georgetown family is doing what they can to help educate and put up a fight against the disease. Painting is one of many activities 8-year-old Arabella Prater loves to do. Sunday she used her paint brush to send an important message,

WKYT 27 - 2017-09-18 00:39:00

Lexington man charged with murder, importing heroin

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WKYT) - Police arrested a man in connection with a murder from September 3rd. Timothy Ganther, Jr., 18, is charged in the case. Police were called to an apartment complex at Alumni Drive and Man O' War Boulevard that morning after a woman walking in the area saw a man in a ditch. Th

WKYT 27 - 2017-09-19 12:57:00

Lexington road closed as crews battle fire

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WKYT) - Several crews are on the scene of a working structure fire in Lexington. The scene is on Sarasota Court, off Eastland Parkway. Crews were first dispatched at 7:18 Tuesday morning. Officials say a family was able to make it out of the home safely. They say the fire started in

WKYT 27 - 2017-09-19 13:45:00

Man charged in robbery at Lexington pharmacy

LEXINGTON, KY (WKYT) - Police have charged the man they say stole two bottles of liquor and pushed past a pharmacy employee who confronted him. Jaleel Anderson, 18, of Lexington, faces a robbery charge. The incident happened at the Rite Aid at Tates Creek Centre. Anderson also returned to the emplo

WKYT 27 - 2017-09-20 14:17:00

Report: Fatal plane crash during 'American Made' film blamed in part on Tom Cruise

Tom Cruise and Annabelle Wallis film a scene for the movie 'The Mummy' in Oxford Featuring: Tom Cruise Where: Oxford, United Kingdom When: 06 Apr 2016 Credit: WENN.com The loved ones of two people who died during a plane crash while filming for "American Made" claim Tom Cruise is partially to blame

TURNTO10.COM - 2017-09-20 14:22:27

Death toll from Mexico earthquake reaches 104

MEXICO CITY (AP) - The death toll from a magnitude 7.1 earthquake that hit central Mexico has risen to 104. Mayor Miguel Angel Mancera says that at least 30 people have died in Mexico City, and officials in Morelos state, just to the south, said 54 had died there. At least 11 others died in Puebla

WKYT 27 - 2017-09-20 01:07:00

Maria dips blow major hurricane status

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) - The U.S. National Hurricane Center says Maria has lost its major hurricane status, dropping to a Category 2 storm after raking Puerto Rico. But forecasters say some strengthening is in the forecast and Maria could again become a major hurricane by Thursday. An update fr

WKYT 27 - 2017-09-20 23:49:00

I-75 south shut down for semi crash in Scott County

GEORGETOWN, Ky. (WKYT) - Interstate 75 southbound is shut down in Scott County because of a crash involving four semis. The crash is near exit 129, north of Georgetown. WKYT's Lauren Minor actually got stuck in the traffic backup on her way to work Wednesday morning. Police say the southbound lanes

WKYT 27 - 2017-09-20 10:37:00

Imani church and life center to be auctioned by Master Comissioner

The Imani Baptist Church and Family Life Center will be sold on the auction block by the Fayette Master Commissioner on Oct. 16. Imani and its lender Central Bank were ordered earlier this year to mediate with Master Commissioner James Frazier acting as the receiver. Circuit court records note that

LEXINGTON HERALD-LEADER - 2017-09-20 18:35:00

Oliver Lewis Way extension in Lexington set to open Friday

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WKYT) - After decades of planning and years of construction, the extension of Oliver Lewis Way in Lexington, from Versailles Road to Broadway, is set to open Friday, city officials said. The road extends Newtown Pike, connecting the University of Kentucky campus to Interstate 75. Fol

WKYT 27 - 2017-09-20 05:01:00

Mary Chapin Carpenter enlists Sturgill, Stapleton producer for latest album

In a final ritual of preparation for the release of her 2016 album "The Things That We Are Made Of," Mary Chapin Carpenter printed out the lyrics to the record's 11 songs - compositions she had spent the previous three years writing. What she was left with, after setting the lyric sheets side-by-sid

LEXINGTON HERALD-LEADER - 2017-09-20 14:21:00