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A man is dead after a shooting in Lexington - ABC 36 News

Fatal Shooting graphicLEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ)- Lexington’s homicide rate continues to be on pace to beat last year’s record number of murders of 28.Police say early Saturday morning a man died from a gunshot wound outside the Office Lounge on Eastland Parkway.- Advertisement -The coroner’s office iden

WTVQ - 2018-05-20 02:10:33

Man dies following shooting at Lexington bar

A 49-year-old man died after being involved in a shooting at a Lexington bar early Saturday morning.Lexington Police arrived at Office Lounge on Eastland Parkway a little after 2 a.m. following reports of a disorder, police said. When officers arrived, they found one man outside of the bar with a gu

LEXINGTON HERALD-LEADER - 2018-05-19 09:52:00

Father, girlfriend charged with abuse

Steven Wasson, 36, and 21-year-old Nicole Duncan, both of 300 C.G. Stephenson Drive Apt. 202, were arrested after they were indicted recently by the Clark County grand jury for a single count of first-degree criminal abuse.

WINCHESTER SUN - 2018-05-19 00:00:00

Franklin County Circuit Court pleas

Joseph Michael Wagner, 33, no hometown given, pleaded guilty to unlawful use of electronic means originating or received within the Commonwealth of Kentucky to induce a minor to engage in sexual or other prohibited activities, and distribution of matter portraying sexual performance by a minor, firs

THE STATE-JOURNAL - 2018-05-18 20:18:00

Two hurt in Lexington shooting

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WKYT) -Two men are injured, one of them critically, after police say they were shot early Saturday morning at a bar.

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

Plane skids off runway at Blue Grass Airport

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WKYT) -A passenger jet ran off the runway Saturday afternoon at Blue Grass Airport in Lexington. No injuries were reported.The incident happened around 1:30 p.m. Fire department officials say a CRJ-900 plane with 72 people on board ran off the runway into the grass.This is a developi

WYMT.COM - 2018-05-19 14:28:00

2 Kentucky Democrats battle to lead party's push into red America

Kentucky's 6th Congressional District sits smack dab in the middle of the Bluegrass State -- but come Tuesday, it will find itself at the epicenter of the Democratic Party's quest to retake the U.S. House of Representatives in the November midterms. The district, which includes Lexington and Fran

ABC NEWS - 2018-05-20 18:29:00

ELECTION 2018: Gray's ad attacks McGrath's move to Kentucky

FRANKFORT — At the end of a heretofore mostly civil Democratic primary for Congress in the 6th District and just three days before the election, Lexington Mayor Jim Gray on Friday released a negative television ad aimed at one of his opponents, retired Marine Lt. Col. Amy McGrath.

RICHMOND REGISTER - 2018-05-20 13:10:00

Franklin County Circuit Court indictments

Ashley Rene Jones, 30, of Greenup, murder, a capital offense, and second-degree persistent felony offender.Karmjit Singh, 35, of Frankfort, first-degree sexual abuse (victim younger than 12 years old), a Class C felony.Devan Michael Fell, 25, of Reynoldsburg, Ohio, 14 counts of unlawful use of elect


Two arrested in string of church burglaries

Clinton L. Hurley, 35, and Kayla Gonzalez, 30, both of Danville, were arrested at 10:10 a.m. on Thursday by the Danville Police Department.


Police blotter (May 17-18)

• A caller on Holmes Street reported several people outside arguing the fighting at 12:49 a.m. Friday. Christine R. Mattingly, 46, no hometown given, was arrested on a bench warrant. She is currently being held in the Franklin County Regional Jail.


Domestic flight runs off runway at Bluegrass Airport - ABC 36 News

One of the planes passengers told ABC 36, because the pilot made that decision to slide into the grass, everyone was unharmed and not nose down into a ditch.

WTVQ - 2018-05-20 03:58:28

Surveillance footage captures Lexington theft suspect in the act

"You slip up one time and that's when they get you," Justin Grubb said, after one unlocked door led to hundreds of dollars missing.


Heavy rain causes flooding in parts of Lexington - ABC 36 News

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ) – Periods of heavy rain Friday caused flooding in parts of Lexington and surrounding communities.During the late afternoon commute, a stretch of busy Tates Creek Road near Gainesway Drive was under water.- Advertisement -There was also flooding in Veterans Park in south Lexingt

WTVQ - 2018-05-19 04:08:13

Police looking for car after drive-by shooting - ABC 36 News

On his way to work downtown, Randall Woods says he often stops by his cousins’ house on on West Sixth and North Upper. Thursday, he got a different view.


Lightning blamed for several Central Kentucky fires

Storms that rolled across Central Kentucky Friday night were blamed for several fires.The Lexington Fire Department was called to a fire at University Trails apartments at 845 Red Mile Road at 7:20 p.m."The damage was consistent with what we would expect out of a lightning strike," said Battalion Ch

LEXINGTON HERALD-LEADER - 2018-05-18 23:03:00

Relatives say state isn't making payments for foster kids - ABC 36 News

LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) – A group of relatives raising children removed from homes have accused Kentucky of not providing foster care payments.The Courier Journal reports Lexington lawyer Richard Dawahare filed a lawsuit Thursday on behalf of the 14 adults and 21 children. The lawsuit comes months after

WTVQ - 2018-05-18 21:39:27

Three injured in Lexington shooting - ABC 36 News

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ) – Three people are recovering in the hospital after a shooting on Upper Street near downtown Lexington Thursday morning.Police aren’t sure what the extent of the injuries are. However, they say all the victims took themselves to the hospital.- Advertisement -


Capital Avenue Bridge in downtown Frankfort inspected following fire - ABC 36 News

Courtesy: Kentucky Transportation CabinetFRANKFORT, Ky. (WTVQ) – A Frankfort bridge damaged by fire is still structurally sound, according to the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet.The cabinet says a bridge inspector was called to the scene of a fire Wednesday night underneath the Capital Avenue Bridge


Kentucky earns national engineering award for design of Versailles Road interchange project - KyForward.com

The ACEC national award recognizes the innovative redesign of the Versailles Road (U.S. 60)/New Circle Road (Ky. 4) interchange in Lexington. Consulting on the project, Qk4 led roadway and bridge design, traffic engineering, community involvement and project management for the interchange. The proje