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CBD store owners watch as farm bill passes House and Senate
NICHOLASVILLE, Ky. (WTVQ)- The farm bill now jut awaits President Trump’s signature. It passed Wednesday in the House of Representatives. When the Senate passed it Tuesday, Majority leader Mitch McConnell used a hemp pen to sign it.
Nicholasville Police search for holiday porch pirate
NICHOLASVILLE, Ky. (WTVQ) – It’s a holiday headache that can happen to almost anyone. A thief stealing packages just outside someone’s doorstep. Nicholasville Police are looking for a man they say stole Christmas gifts from a home on Alta Avenue.
Parents charged after Lexington daycare finds cocaine in formula
LEXINGTON, Ky. (WDKY) - Two people are behind bars after cocaine was found at a Lexington daycare. Police say an employee at the daycare found a plastic bag with three grams of cocaine, inside a can of powder baby formula.
Lexington police confirm 'multiple bomb threats' in city
WDKY — LEXINGTON, Ky. - Lexington police say the department has received 'multiple bomb threats' Thursday. "Similar to many other communities, multiple bomb threats have been reported throughout Lexington," the police department tweeted.
‘I just want them to pay me.’ Lexington beer hall owes $250,000 on construction, suit says
Lexington is among cities throughout the country where police and emergency crews have responded to bomb threats Thursday afternoon, according to Lexington police. Preliminary investigation from Lexington police indicates the threats are email scams, and they are following up on each incident. All i
Williams honored at last meeting as commissioner
Andy Williams received the keys to the city at Monday’s city commissioner meeting, where he served as part of the city commission for the last time. Williams has served the city of Nicholasville for 13 years, serving six full terms and one partial term.
How likely is an earthquake in Kentucky? The Big One could be coming
It's not if a massive earthquake will hit Kentucky but, rather, when. A 4.4 magnitude earthquake early Wednesday morning in Decatur, Tennessee, was felt in Kentucky as far north as Bowling Green, Somerset and Dale Hollow Lake.
John Calipari’s Major Kentucky Roster Issue
On Wednesday, Kentucky announced the departure of sophomore guard Quade Green. The former five-star recruit saw his playing time dip slightly from his freshman campaign, and rather than finish out the year, is electing to transfer at mid-season.
2 charged after cocaine found at Lexington day care
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) - Two people are facing charges after police say cocaine was found at a day care in Lexington. According to a report from WKYT, police say an employee at the day care found a plastic bag with three grams of cocaine, inside a can of powder baby formula.
KCAL Old Time Radio Troupe opens to sold out show
KCAL Old Time Radio Troupe of Jessamine County performed five sold out shows last weekend for their Christmas performance which featured readings from Gunsmoke and The Great Gildersleeve. Last weekend was the first time the group performed five shows in one weekend. The group also announced they wil
Quade Green makes 'difficult decision' to transfer from Kentucky
LEXINGTON, Ky. – A Kentucky basketball team in need of offense has lost its best 3-point shooter. Sophomore guard Quade Green announced Tuesday he is transferring from UK. The news comes in the middle of UK’s fall semester final exam week after Green made only brief appearances in the second half of
Tanker accident in Nicholasville impacts traffic
UPDATE:(12/12/18) NICHOLASVILLE, Ky. (WTVQ)- All lanes are back open on US 27 in Nicholasville. Officials say they reopened right before 9:45 p.m. Lanes were blocked for around 9 hours to remove the the tanker and clean up the fuel that spilled into the road.
Kentucky sheriff: Dad hears daughter cry out on baby monitor as throat is cut
ALBANY, Ky. (AP) - A 3-year-old girl whose uncle authorities say cut her throat has died in a Kentucky hospital. Citing a Fayette County Coroner's Office release, news outlets report Josephine Bulubenchi died Sunday evening, more than a day after she was attacked.
Witness tackled man who tried to rob Lexington coffee shop
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- Police say a man tried to rob a coffee shop in Lexington until a witness tackled him to the ground. According to WKYT, officials say Anthony Strode walked into Common Grounds on High Street on Wednesday around 7 a.m. He reportedly pretended to be a customer before demanding
Tanker crash in Nicholasville results in fuel spill, lane closures
NICHOLASVILLE, Ky. (WDKY) - A tanker rollover crash in Nicholasville has caused a fuel spill. The crash occurred near the intersection of U.S. 27 and North Main Street. Nicholasville police say traffic is being diverted north onto Ky. 169 while southbound traffic is down to one lane. Southbound will
Mayor proclaims November Alzheimer’s Awareness Month
Nicholasville Mayor Peter Sutherland signed a proclamation declaring November as Alzheimer’s Awareness Month at Monday night’s Nicholasville City Commission meeting. Sutherland presented the proclamation to Kara Ball, of Bridgepointe at Ashgrove Wood.
Kentucky jail official: 9 inmates diagnosed with hepatitis A
LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — Officials say several jail inmates have been diagnosed with hepatitis A in a Kentucky county where cases of the contagious liver disease have increased in recent months.
2 seriously injured following Jessamine County crash
NICHOLASVILLE, Ky. (WDKY) - Two people were seriously injured in a Thursday morning crash in Jessamine County.
JCSO arrest Nicholasville man after 2-hour standoff
The Jessamine County Sheriff’s Office responded to a shots fired on Martin Drive in Tates Creek Estates Wednesday. After a two hour stand off, Deputies arrested 35-year-old John Winkle of Martin Drive. He was charged with wanton endangerment after he was alleged to have fired two shots at his girl f
Leah Edmond, Madison Lilley Named Second-Team All-America
LEXINGTON, Ky. – Kentucky volleyball’s Leah Edmond and Madison Lilley earned All-America distinction, as announced by the American Volleyball Coaches Association (AVCA) on Wednesday. Both were named to the second team.