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Chris Johnson's Forecast | Tracking a strong late-week system
LEXINGTON, Ky. (WDKY) - Despite another cold and foggy start to the morning, conditions will shape up nicely this afternoon. Mostly sunny skies win out once again with chilly highs in the low-mid 40's. That's a seasonal chill for this time of the year! Tonight, not a lot changes with the forecast. C
Coroner investigating death of 3-year-old at UK Medical Center
LEXINGTON, Ky. (WDKY) - The Fayette County Coroner's Office is investigating the death of a 3-year-old girl. The coroner's office identified the girl as Lillyann Grace Reck. She was pronounced dead Friday night at UK Medical Center.
Lexington Marriott City Center Hotels names director of sales and marketing
LEXINGTON, Ky. — The Lexington Marriott City Center Hotels have announced that Courtney Jones has been named director of sales and marketing of the Lexington Marriott City Center and Residence Inn Lexington City Center.
Mount McKinley Way home dazzles with huge Christmas light display
WDKY — LEXINGTON, Ky. - One Lexington family puts on quite the light show during Christmas time at their home and gives back to the community at the same time. The Mount McKinley Way light display is a staple for many in the community each year.
Kentucky's Nick Wilson 1 of 6 remaining ahead of Wednesday's 'Survivor' finale
WILLIAMSBURG, Ky. (WDKY) - A public defender from Whitley County is one of six remaining contestants on "Survivor: David vs. Goliath" ahead of the show's season finale Wednesday night.
Greenhouse 17 receives more than $1 million in federal money
WDKY — LEXINGTON, Ky. - Christmas came early for one Lexington nonprofit as they received more than $1 million in federal grant money. Greenhouse 17, an organization that helps survivors of by domestic violence, is always in need of resources. This gift of nearly $1.2 million certainly helps.
State charges dropped against UK student from Glasgow
LEXINGTON, Ky.- State charges have been dropped against a University of Kentucky student from Glasgow, whose accused of making a threat against the school on social media. Haily Duvall, 19, was charged with terroristic threatening and falsely reporting an incident in Fayette County.
Dad beats son as discipline, rupturing his spleen & leaving him with ’50-50 chance’ of survival: Police
A Kentucky man reportedly claimed he “disciplined” his minor son following a verbal dispute. The child is now fighting for his life after he lost consciousness and was rushed to the hospital, according to police.
One person killed in Lexington crash
LEXINGTON, Ky. (WDKY) — One person was killed in a traffic collision along Man O' War Boulevard near Rapid Run Drive on Saturday. Man O' War Boulevard was shut down between Trenton Road and Rapid Run Drive while reconstruction crews investigated the scene.
Man arrested for trafficking cocaine
• • • Kentucky State Police arrested Tovon McFarland, 21, Lexington, on nine charges after trying to pull him over for not wearing his seat belt on North Third Street Saturday afternoon.
5 New Lexington Area Houses For Sale
LEXINGTON, KY — Looking for a new house nearby, but tired of seeing the same old listings every time you search online? Thanks to our weekly list of new homes in your area, you can be sure you're not missing anything.
Chris Johnson's Forecast | Sunshine and drier weather takes over
LEXINGTON, Ky. (WDKY) - Despite the colder and foggy start to the morning, conditions shape up nicely this afternoon. If you’re looking for some sunshine, you’ll enjoy the first half of this weeks forecast!
Estill Co. couple stuck in another country days before Christmas
LEXINGTON, Ky. (WKYT) - — A free vacation has turned into a costly nightmare for one Estill County couple this weekend. They were on a cruise to the Bahamas with friends, when one woman got violently sick. Now the couple is stuck on the island with no passport, or way to get home.
Health department confirms hepatitis A at Lexington hotel kitchen; customers advised to get vaccination
An employee in the kitchen of the Clarion Hotel Conference Center-North, 1950 Newtown Pike, has been diagnosed with a confirmed case of hepatitis A. As a result, customers who ate at the hotel, including the Sports Page Bourbon and Bar Grill from Nov. 26-Dec. 4 may have been exposed to the hepatitis
Police Are Looking For Robbery Suspect
Lexington Police are looking for a robbery suspect. After 10am, officers say a man came into a Subway with a hand gun on Nicholasville Road, near Trader Joe’s. He demanded cash and then ran out the back.
Man gets 7 1/2 years in machete attack at Kentucky college
LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) -- A Cincinnati man charged in a 2017 machete attack on the campus of Kentucky's Transylvania University has been sentenced to 7 1/2 years in prison. The Lexington Herald-Leader reports 21-year-old Mitchell William Adkins apologized for his actions when he was sentenced in the Fa
Kentucky's hepatitis A outbreak surpasses 3,000 cases
LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) -- Kentucky health officials say more than 3,000 cases of hepatitis A have been reported in an outbreak that has entered its second year. WKYT-TV reports Kentucky Department for Public Health statistics show 19 people have died in the outbreak. Patients have been hospitalized in
John Calipari wants Rick Pitino to return to Kentucky and be honored by fans
LEXINGTON, Ky. — As Kentucky honored its 1993 Final Four team at halftime of Saturday's win over Utah, two of the most important figures from that squad were absent. Leading scorer Jamal Mashburn was unable to attend the reunion. Neither was coach Rick Pitino, who tweeted earlier in the day a congra
Hundreds of local children in need get a bike for Christmas
LEXINGTON, Ky. (WDKY) — Christmas came early for hundreds of children in Central Kentucky on Saturday at an Audi of Lexington annual event. "It's our annual bike event. We match a bike for every bike that's donated and try to put on a little special treat for the kids for Christmas," said Chad Kimmi
HALL THINGS CONSIDERED: Christmas lights are a beautiful sight
In one of our many “water cooler” type of chats, Staff Writer Timothy Wyatt and I got on the topic of Christmas lights this past week. He had taken his family on a weekend trip out of town to go see one of the big drive-thru light displays. He said it actually took you through a cavern that was lit