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UPDATE: 4 sent to hospital, one dead after head-on collision in Jessamine Co.

NICHOLASVILLE, Ky. (WKYT) - Law enforcement, EMS, and fire crews are at an active scene in Jessamine County after a two-vehicle crash Saturday afternoon. According to deputies, five people were in the two vehicles that collided headlong on Keene-Versailles Road between Clear Creek Road and Woods Roa


Kentucky detention center escapee recaptured

GREENVILLE, Ky. -- An escapee from a Kentucky detention center is caught. Kentucky State Police reported Saturday that 25-year-old Nicholas Shane Barbre, of Greenville, escaped the Muhlenberg County Detention Center at around 4:15 p.m. Friday. They say he left from a rear door of the facility.


Man accused of stealing trailer from Jessamine County farm

NICHOLASVILLE, Ky. (WTVQ) – An alert Jessamine County Sheriff’s deputy spotted a trailer being pulled on U.S. 27 that had been reported stolen from a farm. Investigators say the deputy pulled the driver over and arrested him for receiving stolen property.


Ashes from fire pit spark house fire in Nicholasville

NICHOLASVILLE, Ky. (WKYT) - Five people are safe following a fire at a duplex in Nicholasville. Battalion Chief Marty Kazsuk said the fire started because ashes from a fire pit were put into a garbage bin. The ashes caught the lid of the bin on fire and spread to the roof of the home.


A welder in Kentucky made a homemade replica of the throne in 'Game of Thrones'

(CNN) — Spoiler alert: a welder in Kentucky and his new wife will sit on the Iron Throne at the end of this season of "Game of Thrones." Except this iron throne is made out of aluminum.


Asbury Seminary community mourns death of student day before Easter

JESSAMINE COUNTY, Ky. (WKYT) - The Asbury Theological Seminary community is mourning the loss of one of their students. School officials said Aaron Nickerson was killed in a crash Saturday morning on KY 169. Four more people, including two other seminary students, were hurt in the crash.


Glass Mill Road is open in Jessamine County

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ) – The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet (KYTC) has been repairing Glass Mill Road/KY 1268 from recent rain and flooding. The main repairs to the road was shoulder work due to damage for Campground and Figg Lanes. The route is now open.


Kentucky doctor shortage predicted to worsen

Next month, the University of Kentucky College of Medicine-Bowling Green campus inaugural class of 30 students will complete their first year. The four-year medical school, which will eventually host 120 students annually, was designed through a partnership between UK, Western Kentucky University an


Recipes for the Kentucky Derby

Cream sauce (cream, butter, salt, nutmeg) ½ cup of parmesan cheese (plus extra for garnish) 1. In a saucepan over med-high heat melt the butter and then add the flour to make a roux.


Man accused in October bank robbery back in Lexington

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WKYT) – A man is behind bars in Lexington after robbing a bank back in October, and running across the country. Maxwell Hayslip is charged with robbery, after police say he stole money from the Chase Bank on Nicholasville Road back on October 13.


Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s Kentucky Trip Is Happening With Or Without Her GOP Colleague

Democratic Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez doesn't appear to be bothered by the fact that Republican Rep. Andy Barr has walked back his invitation to show her around his home state. In fact, a spokesperson for the freshman congresswoman recently told CNN that Ocasio-Cortez still plans to visit Kentuck


Tennessee completes sweep of Kentucky on the road

The Tennessee baseball team defeated the Kentucky Wildcats 8-2 on Saturday afternoon in Lexington to finish off a three-game sweep. This was the first road series sweep in Southeastern Conference play for Tennessee since 2010 against Georgia.


Third horse dies at Keeneland in 2019

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WKYT) – Keeneland officials say a horse died after a race at Keeneland on Friday. WKYT reports the horse, ‘Amandine’, was injured and had to be euthanized.


Kentucky Derby favorite Omaha Beach misses morning workout

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WKYT) -- A combination of bad weather and a quarter crack problem kept Kentucky Derby favorite Omaha Beach off the Churchill Downs track Saturday morning. The Kentucky Derby is exactly two weeks away and Omaha Beach trainer Richard Mandella says it's all about making sure the horse


No one hurt in rollover crash in Lexington

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ)- Lexington Police say no one was hurt in a crash where a car overturned. Police say a car was driving near Polo Club Boulevard on Winchester Road when it left the road, hit a ditch, and flipped.


Applications are open for Commerce Lexington’s Leadership Lexington class; here’s how to apply

Commerce Lexington is seeking applications for Leadership Lexington, an 11-month program, from September through June, and a prestigious leadership development program. Deadline to apply is May 15.


Local journalist awarded East Kentucky Leadership for Media and Technology

(WYMT) - For Jamie Lucke, it has been a journey that has taken her across the Commonwealth of Kentucky to Across the Atlantic Ocean, but through her more than 40-year career in Journalism, Jamie Lucke has never lost sight of where she is from.


WV Culinary Team: Turkey Devonsire vs. Kentucky Hot Brown

Many West Virginians know and love their southern Kentucky neighbor’s iconic Hot Brown sandwich, but our northern neighbor, Pennsylvania, boasts a lesser-known rival — the Turkey Devonshire.


One injured in three-car crash in Danville

DANVILLE, Ky. (WTVQ)- Danville Police say one woman was taken to the hospital after a crash Friday afternoon around 1 p.m. Police say the crash happened near Huntsville Road and Lisa Avenue. They say 51-year-old Tammy Dugan was driving northbound, when she hit the back of 25-year-old Alex Grigsby’s


Crews quickly extinguish fire at UK Hospital

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WKYT) - Lexington firefighters have extinguished a fire at UK Hospital Friday morning. An alarm sounded around 9:35 a.m., and it was upgraded to a fire soon after. The fire was quickly extinguished, and no one was injured.