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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

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

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

2018 36 Blitz: Henry Clay Blue Devils - ABC 36 News

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ) – Henry Clay started 0-3 in 2017, then closed strong winning 6 of its last 9.

WTVQ - 2018-08-16 03:57:58

Coroner: Inmate dies after lawn mower overturned on him - ABC 36 News

SOMERSET, Ky. (AP) – Authorities say a Kentucky federal prison inmate who started a 15-month sentence two weeks ago has died.Pulaski County Coroner Clyde Strunk tells the Lexington Herald-Leader 55-year-old John Arthur died Monday after a riding lawn mower turned over on top of him.- Advertisement -

WTVQ - 2018-08-15 21:37:29

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


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

Franklin County Circuit Court grand jury indictments (Aug. 14) - The State Journal

Ellis Crase, 42, of Frankfort, incest (forcible compulsion/incapable of consent or younger than 18 years old), a Class B felony.Herman May, 47, of Frankfort, first-degree trafficking in a controlled substance (more than 2 grams methamphetamine), second or greater offense, a Class B felony; first-deg

THE STATE-JOURNAL - 2018-08-15 17:14:02

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


DNA from Lexington woman’s killing took a year to analyze. Indictment took a year more.

A witness statement and DNA evidence led to the murder indictment of a Georgetown man in connection with the 2016 death of a woman in Lexington.Jarvis D. Garrett, 26, was indicted Monday by a Fayette County grand jury in the death of Stephanie Mullins, 46. Garrett was also indicted on a charge of be

LEXINGTON HERALD-LEADER - 2018-08-14 15:39:00

Woman injured after gunshots fired into Lexington apartment

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WKYT) -Lexington Police say a woman is recovering after she was shot in inside an apartment.It happened just before 1:00 a.m. on Wednesday, on Cambridge Drive.Police say someone fired at least one shot into the apartment, hitting the woman in the hand.They say the incident might be r

WKYT 27 - 2018-08-15 05:01:00


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

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


Two men, 87 and 46 years old, die in Lexington tractor-trailer collision.

Raymond Gay, 87, and Terry Burden, 46, died as a result of the crash that shut down Georgetown Road for most of Monday afternoon, according to the Fayette County Coroner.


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


Bevin criticized for comparing critics to drowning victims

FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Facing a groundswell of opposition from public workers for his proposed pension changes, Kentucky Republican Gov. Matt Bevin compared them to drowning victims on Tuesday in that "you just need to knock them out and drag them to shore."

AP - 2018-08-14 20:48:49

Two dead after Georgetown Road collision

"The tractor trailer was driving north on Georgetown Road toward Georgetown, and it had a flatbed trailer that did not have a load on it," May said.


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.


Changes being made to Kentucky driver's licenses, IDs

FRANKFORT, Ky. —Transportation officials announced changes to Kentucky's driver's licenses and identifications.The federal Real ID is meant to make state identifications more secure.AdvertisementAll U.S. citizens will have to upgrade their driver's licenses by the year 2020.Many states, including In