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Lexington police investigating two shootings reported within an hour

Lexington police are investigating after two shootings were reported Thursday night. The first was called in by people gathered in Charles Young Park at a vigil remembering Alisa “Lucy” Reed, a 17-year-old who died in a January shooting at an apartment on Palumbo Drive, according to WKYT, the Herald


Nicholasville approves first reading for zone change

Nicholasville City Commission approved a first reading with a unanimous vote for 11.45 acres of land off Nicholasville Road to be rezoned from A-1 agricultural to B-2 highway business district at Monday night’s meeting.


Weather may impact search for KY woman missing 6 weeks

CINCINNATI, OH (FOX19) - The search for a missing Kentucky woman is intensifying this weekend, but there’s a catch. Then entire operation could get shut down by something no one can control -- the weather.

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‘She has to come home.’ Here’s how you can help find missing Kentucky mom

Volunteers can help in a Saturday search for a Richmond mother who has been missing for six weeks. Savannah Spurlock, a 23-year-old mother of four, has been missing since Jan. 4 when she was last seen leaving The Other Bar on Limestone in Lexington with three men.


Their water is dirty and unreliable. Here’s how Kentucky lawmakers are responding.

Pikeville — Amid reports of dirty water and long outages in Martin County and elsewhere in Eastern Kentucky, state legislators have filed resolutions aimed at preventing the collapse of small water districts.


Court is now in session!

The Jessamine County Fiscal Court has convened for 2019 with newly elected member Kent Slusher as District 4 Magistrate. Meetings are held the first, third and fifth Tuesday of each month at the Jessamine County Courthouse, located at 101 N. Main St. in Nicholasville. For more information, visit www


Kentucky Senate advances NRA-backed gun bill on Parkland school shooting anniversary

The Kentucky Senate on Thursday voted to advance legislation backed by the National Rifle Association (NRA) that would allow people to carry concealed firearms without a permit or training.


Man arrested for wanton endangerment

A Nicholasville man is facing charges after shooting a gun at residences while intoxicated. Brian A. Montgomery, 21, of 2330 Mackey Road in Nicholasville, was arrested Feb. 9 for first-degree wanton endangerment, according to a citation released by the Nicholasville Police Department.


A widow says Kentucky Utilities is responsible for her husband’s death. See what she alleges.

A widow whose husband was electrocuted at a construction site last year alleges that his death was due to the negligence of Kentucky Utilities/LG&E. When William E. Everman Jr. raised the bed of a dump truck, it came into contact with high-voltage power lines and caught fire. Everman, 61, was pronou


Kentucky child diagnosed with measles

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- The measles has made its way to the commonwealth of Kentucky. The Cabinet for Health and Family Services says a young child in the Barren River district has been diagnosed with the disease.


College basketball predictions: Can Kentucky end Tennessee's streak?

maintains a tenuous grip on the No. 1 spot in the AP poll, but Duke's exploits threaten to help the Blue Devils overtake the Vols. A victory for UT over Kentucky in Lexington on Saturday could help solidify its top status. So, do our experts see it happening? And, even if it does, would that signify


UPDATE: Arson suspect set to appear in court

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ)- ABC 36 reported on February 9th about a man from Nicholasville accused of setting two fires at H&H Racing on Brentwood Court. According to Lexington Police, 30-year-old Gregory Casey is charged with arson and burglary, and is set to appear in court February 13th.


Shots fired at a bar in Nicholasville

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ) – A man accused of firing shots at a bar is behind bars in Nicholasville. According to police, 21 year old Brian Montgomery showed up a the Tap House Bar and Lounge on Main Street around 11:30 p.m.


Kentucky State Police asking for help with 3-year-old murder investigation

GUTHRIE, Ky. (WBKO) -- Kentucky State Police is asking for the public's help in a murder investigation from 2015 that has yet to be solved. Back on June 28, 2015, police were notified of the death of 79-year-old Amos Yoder, his body located at a home on Old Trenton Road in Guthrie.


Kentucky ‘no permit’ concealed-carry gun bill advances

In a 29-8 vote Thursday, the Kentucky Senate approved a bill calling for the elimination of permits for carrying concealed weapons in the state. Kentucky already lets gun owners carry firearms openly without a permit.


He is charged in connection with one of two fires at the same business. See what led to his arrest.

A Nicholasville man has been charged in connection with one of two fires that happened at the same business. Gregory Casey, 30, was arrested Friday on charges of second-degree arson and third-degree burglary, according to Fayette District Court records. He was lodged in the Fayette County jail but p


Jim Caldwell's Forecast | Light, slushy snow arrives tonight

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WDKY) - This cold air will interact with a wave of energy tonight & Saturday morning. We will probably see temps hovering around 40 degrees this afternoon. The colder air will filter in tonight and lead us to a period of snow tonight and tomorrow morning. This system isn't big deal b


Wayne Co. tops West Jessamine, Woods earns win No. 901

NICHOLASVILLE, Ky. (WKYT) -- Wayne County beat West Jessamine 77-69 on the road Friday night to give Cardinals head coach Rodney Woods his 901st career win. Wayne County extends its winning streak to six games and returns to action February 9 at home against Warren Central.


Kentucky State Police Searching for Escaped Inmate

The Kentucky State Police need your help. They are searching for an inmate who escaped yesterday from the Union County Detention Center in Morganfield. The inmate is identified as 40 year-old Jason Stangel of Uniontown, KY. He was lodged in the Union County Detention Center for non-violent charges b


‘A sad day for ... justice system.’ Kentucky detective sentenced for lying in gruesome case

A former Kentucky State Police detective who admitted lying in court was sentenced Thursday to two years probation with eight months of that time on home incarceration. Charles J. Senters had entered a guilty plea in October to one federal count of making a false statement while under oath.