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Car crashes into water in Lexington - ABC 36 News
LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ)- A car crashed into a lake Saturday, according to Lexington Police.Officers say around 2:45 a.m. they got a call about it.- Advertisement -
Train hits, kills person in Clark County
WINCHESTER, Ky. (WKYT) -The Clark County Coroner confirms one person has been hit and killed by a train.It happened early Sunday morning off Enterprise Drive.That's in an industrial area surrounded by several factories and businesses.There were people working at some of the surrounding businesses wh
Coroner: Man electrocuted at scene of dump truck fire in Lexington
A company was contracted to remove some leftover debris, and Everman was moving debris into a pit when his dump truck came in contact with power lines, starting a fire. The man honked his horn, alerting his brother-in-law he was in trouble.
Kentucky man was found dead in ditch. He drowned, autopsy showed
A man found dead in a ditch in Knox County apparently drowned, according to a release from Kentucky State Police.The man was identified as Robert L. Saunders, 42, of Barbourville.A utility worker found Saunders’ body in a ditch at about 11:30 a.m. on Friday and called 911.As a result of an autopsy d
Car crashes in Lexington pond
LEXINGTON, Ky. (WKYT) -Lexington police say a car was almost completely lost in a pond due to an overnight crash.It happened on Kirklevington Drive around 2:45 Saturday morning.Police say a car carrying five adults lost control going around a curve. That's when it crashed into a pond.Officials say t
Lexington restaurant on Southland Drive closing at end of month
Ruby Jean's Cafe, a locally owned restaurant on Southland Drive, is closing at the end of the month after four years.The home-style buffet opened in July 2014, with chef Mac McBride offering a "meat and two or meat and three" concept with sandwiches, burgers and brunch on weekends. The menu included
Hundreds rally in Lexington as part of call to unite immigrant families
"This is America. Where are our values?," Freddy Peralta said. He's an immigrant himself, now, calling the U.S. home.
Man electrocuted at Lexington construction site
A company was contracted to remove some leftover debris, and a worker was moving debris into a pit when his dump truck came in contact with power lines, starting a fire. The man honked his horn, alerting his brother-in-law he was in trouble.
Sarah Huckabee Sanders was kicked out of a Kentucky restaurant for working for Trump
White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders was informed that she could not dine inside a Lexington, Kentucky, restaurant on Friday evening due to her role with the "inhumane and unethical" Trump administration.
Trump administration condemned over 'inhumane' immigration actions at Lexington rally
Faith Evans, an immigrant from Morocco who became a U.S. citizen, said the people crossing into the U.S. have a right to seek asylum, and have to be in the country in order to make the request.
Coroner at scene of dump truck fire in Lexington
LEXINGTON, Ky. (WKYT) -The Fayette County Coroner's Office is at the scene of a fire involving a dump truck in Lexington.The dump truck is located near the intersection of Squires Road and Easthills Drive.WKYT is at the scene of the fire. Our crew at the scene says they believe power lines came into
Police search for Meijer robbery suspect - ABC 36 News
LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ) — Police are searching for a suspect, after they say a man robbed the Meijer on Paul Jones Way late Thursday night.Police say a man walked into the store and walked out with merchandise, without paying.- Advertisement -
Lexington promotes gun safety campaign
Summer is the season when children typically spend more time at homes of friends and families. The "Ask Summer" campaign looks to help prevent accidental gun injuries, deaths, suicides and the theft of guns later used in homicides.
Fans can meet UK men's basketball team Sunday at train stops in Midway, Lexington
LEXINGTON, Ky. (WKYT) -Now that the 2018-19 roster is set, University of Kentucky men's basketball coach John Calipari is inviting the public to two meet and greets with the team Sunday evening.The entire team will be traveling from Frankfort to Lexington on board an R.J. Corman train, and people wi
Knox County death ruled drowning - ABC 36 News
LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ)- State Police say Friday afternoon, a utility worker found a man in a ditch on highway 3439 and Stephen Trace Road.
Chris Johnson's Forecast | More strong storm chances Sunday
Tonight, look for partly cloudy skies to stick around as lows cool into the mid 60's. While there is a slight chance for a shower overnight, most should remain dry before our next disturbance swings through Sunday morning. This will bring better chances for scattered showers and storms towards daybr
Coroner on the scene of accident in Lexington - ABC 36 News
LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ) – The Fayette County Coroner’s Office is at the scene of an accident at a construction site in Lexington.The accident is located near the intersection of Squires Road and Easthills Drive.
Firefighter Combat Challenge comes to Lexington
LEXINGTON, Ky. (WKYT) -According to officials with 3M Scott Firefighter Combat Challenge say this is the 9th season that they have come to Kentucky to hold this challenge that is known as one of the toughest two minutes in sports.For the challenge, firefighters are tasked with completing a course al
Judge denies defense's request for mistrial, directed verdict as Marine murder trial heads toward closing arguments
LEXINGTON, Ky. (WKYT) -Defense attorneys were dealt setbacks as testimony nears its end in the murder trial of a Marine shot and killed outside a Lexington bar.Quincinio Canada and Dawan Mulazim are accused of murdering Jonathan Price, a Marine who was with his wife outside Austin City Saloon in Lex
42 Cadets graduate from Kentucky State Police Academy - ABC 36 News
Lt. Gov Jenean Hampton told the new troopers that they were coming on board during a time when the need for them was greater than ever. “Gov. Bevin and I are very grateful that you have chosen to serve,” she said, “and the people of the Commonwealth of Kentucky have tremendous respect for what you d