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Man shot, killed Sunday morning in Lexington.

A 28-year-old man who was shot Sunday in Lexington on Trent Circle died later that morning at St. Joseph East Hospital, according to the Fayette County Coroner's Office. Sheddrick Dixon died at 6:06 a.m. Sunday, the coroner said. Following a report of shots fired Sunday at 5:15 a.m., police found bu

LEXINGTON HERALD-LEADER - 2018-03-19 11:37:00

Four injured after trains collide in Kentucky

GEORGETOWN, Ky. - Four people were injured after two trains collided and derailed late Sunday night in Georgetown, Kentucky, officials said. A call came in at 11:14 p.m. to report the crash, Lt. Jessica Bowman, spokeswoman for the Lexington Fire Department told The Associated Press. Residents were e

NEW YORK POST - 2018-03-19 09:47:01

Trail derails in Scott County; Crews on scene

SCOTT COUNTY, Ky. (WKYT) - Police in Georgetown confirm to WKYT that a train derailed in Scott County late Sunday night. Crews are responding to the scene on Lisle Road near the Scott-Fayette County line. Southbound interstate 75 is closed at mile marker 125. Right now, police have not said what was

WKYT 27 - 2018-03-19 05:57:00

Trains collide in Scott County, leading to fire, evacuations

A train derailed in Scott County late Sunday night, resulting in a collision with a separate train. The crash occurred near Lisle Road in Georgetown and led to four people being hurt, according to the Georgetown Police Department. One train stopped suddenly and the second train collided into it, spa

LEXINGTON HERALD-LEADER - 2018-03-19 11:07:00

Police investigate Sunday morning shooting in Lexington

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WKYT) - A man is fighting for his life after he showed up at the hospital with a gunshot wound. Police say they were called to Trent Circle around 5:15 a.m. Sunday for a report of shots fired. When they got there, they found bullet holes in several cars, but no victims. While officer

WKYT 27 - 2018-03-18 14:15:00

Victim helps stop Lexington robbery

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WKYT) - A fast-thinking victim helped foil a robbery Monday morning. The victim told Lexington police they were in the Versailles Road area when someone got in their car and forced them to drive to a bank. The victim said they chose to drive to the Central Bank on West Vine Street be

WKYT 27 - 2018-03-19 16:20:00

Teenager killed in Jessamine Co. crash

JESSAMINE COUNTY, Ky. (WKYT) - A teenager is dead and three other juveniles are in the hospital after a crash in Jessamine County. It happened around 9 p.m. Saturday on Union Mill Road (KY 169), around 4 1/2 miles east of Nicholasville. Deputies say a Chevy Trailblazer was headed west on Union Mill

WKYT 27 - 2018-03-18 14:30:00

Ronald Exantus Trial: Closing arguments begin

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WKYT) - Closing arguments begin Monday in the Ronald Exantus murder trial. Exantus is accused of murdering Logan Tipton, 6, on Dec. 7, 2015. Authorities say the Indianapolis man broke into the Tipton's home in Versailles and stabbed the child several times before the boy's father he

WKYT 27 - 2018-03-19 14:47:00

Miami pedestrian bridge collapses, killing four people, crushing cars

MIAMI - A newly installed 950-ton pedestrian bridge at Florida International University collapsed Thursday, crushing vehicles on a busy highway below and killing at least four people, officials said. First responders recovered at least four bodies from the scene, Miami-Dade County Fire Chief Dave Do


Lexington gas station robbery under investigation

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WKYT) - A robbery at a Lexington gas station is under investigation. It happened at the Thornton's on Georgetown road around 5:30 Thursday morning. Police have not released much information about the suspect, but do say he is a young man. He was wearing a white hoodie, black pants,


Paris police investigating another rash of burglaries on Main Street

PARIS, Ky. (WKYT) - Paris police are investigating after several businesses on Main Street were broken into late Wednesday. Business owners said the burglars mostly caused damage to their buildings by bashing through drywall. They also took some cash. At the building which houses Baby Bliss at Ma


Police: Lexington man shot while walking dog

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WKYT) - A man went to the hospital after being shot while walking his dog. It happened on Loneta Avenue around 2:30 Thursday morning. Four men jumped the victim, he told police. He went to the hospital with an injury to his leg, police said. The dog was not hurt.


Paris man with Scott farm ties faces trial on federal fraud counts

LEXINGTON - A Paris man who farms in Scott County has been indicted on federal charges of crop insurance fraud, wire fraud and money laundering-related offenses. A federal grand jury in Lexington returned the indictment charging 46-year-old Ronnie Jolly with one count of conspiring to violate federa


Lexington police investigate second armed robbery in two days

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WKYT) - Lexington police are investigating an armed robbery at a Speedway gas station on New Circle and Liberty Road. Just before 2:00 a.m. Friday, police say a female clerk in the gas station looked up and saw a man in the store. He implied he had a weapon and stole cash, before fle


Ronald Exantus Trial: Prosecution says murder suspect also injured infant baby in 2010

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WKYT) - A doctor who analyzed a blood sample from Ronald Exantus testified Thursday he "found nothing of significance" in Exantus's system. Dr. Ed Barbieri with NMS labs was the first witness called by the Exantus defense team on the fifth day of the murder trial. Exantus is accuse