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Man hit by car while crossing Versailles Road in Lexington
LEXINGTON, Ky. (WKYT) -A pedestrian was injured in a crash Wednesday morning in Lexington.The crash happened around 6:30 on Versailles Road between Red Mile Road and Delmont Drive.Police had one inbound and one outbound lane blocked.They said a man wearing dark clothing was crossing the road when he
Wagner family members arrested in execution-style murders of Pike Co., OH family
The Rhoden family was shot and killed in their Pike County homes in 2016 PIKE COUNTY, OH. (FOX19) - More than two years after eight members of a southeastern Ohio family were massacred execution-style in their homes, authorities arrested three generations of another family in connection with the mur
Police: Suspects stole container of drugs from delivery truck - ABC 36 News
According to the Nicholasville Police Department, the driver was dropping off a drug delivery at St. Joseph Jessamine hospital Wednesday morning and when he came back out, he spotted two men taking a container from the truck.
Pike County massacre: Wagner family patriarch first to face judge
LEXINGTON, KY. (FOX19) - The first of four suspects charged with killing a family of eight in a shooting massacre more than two years ago is scheduled to face a judge Wednesday. Billy Wagner will appear at 1 p.m. in Lexington District Court in Fayette County, Kentucky. It's not clear yet if he will
City prepared for winter weather, residents urged to use caution on morning commute - ABC 36 News
LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ)– With the mixture of rain and freezing precipitation that is expected to arrive, the city is urging commuters to use extra caution while driving Thursday morning.
Frankfort teacher accused of being drunk during school hours pleads not guilty
FRANKFORT, Ky. (WDRB) -- A teacher at a Frankfort elementary is accused of getting drunk during school hours. WKYT reports that Tamantha Bradley was arrested at Frankfort's Collins Lane Elementary School in October. She was in court Tuesday where a not guilty plea was entered for her on charges of s
Does Lexington have a gang problem? New study plans to find out.
An interfaith coalition of leaders has pressed Mayor Jim Gray, police and other city leaders for four years to implement theNational Network for Safe Communitiesmodel, which uses direct intervention methods in neighborhoods to address group crime activity.
Adkins launches governor campaign with pitch to rural voters - ABC 36 News
Rocky Adkins made the announcement on Wednesday in Morehead, Kentucky. The 59-year-old has been in the state House of Representatives since 1987. He was majority floor leader in the state House until 2016, when Republicans won a majority for the first time in nearly 100 years.
Lexington police arrest Detroit man for importing fentanyl - ABC 36 News
LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ) — Police have arrested a man they say imported fentanyl into Lexington from Detroit, intending to distribute it.
6 now charged in Rhoden family murders - The Tribune
George “Billy” Wagner III, 47, Angela Wagner, 48, George Wagner IV, 27, and Edward “Jake” Wagner, 26, of South Webster, are each charged with eight counts of aggravated murder with death penalty specifications. They lived in Peebles at the time of the murders before moving to Alaska. Lexington, Kent
Jessamine Co. man awaiting trail for fatal DUI crash arrested again - ABC 36 News
NICHOLASVILLE, Ky. (WTVQ) – A Jessamine County man is facing charges once again, just weeks before he was set to go to trial for a deadly DUI crash.
Officers recover 3 oz. of meth during traffic stop in Lawrenceburg - ABC 36 News
LAWRENCEBURG, Ky. (WTVQ)- Officers with the Lawrenceburg Police Department say a traffic stop turned into a drug arrest.Officers say Mercedes Walls was stopped on Mustang Trail. Officers say they found three ounces of meth and 1.9 grams of marijuana. Renee Hagerman was also arrested on drug charges.
Outlook for Kentucky teachers' pension system improving
A report from Cavanaugh Macdonald Consulting showed actuaries assumed the system's investments would grow by 7.5 percent. Instead, they grew by 10.5 percent. But pension system Executive Secretary Gary Harbin attributed the improved numbers to the legislature's increased spending. From 2012 to 2016,
Police searching for man accused in Lexington bank robbery - ABC 36 News
LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ) – Lexington police are searching for a man they say robbed a local bank.According to police, it happened on Tuesday at Chase Bank on Nicholasville Road.- Advertisement -Bank employees tell officers a man came in the bank, handing the teller a threatening note demanding money.Po
State transportation crews ready for winter weather - ABC 36 News
FRANKFORT, Ky. – Salt supplies, trained maintenance crews and 1,400 plow trucks are ready to respond during this snow and ice season. Approximately 2,000 Kentucky Transportation Cabinet (KYTC) snowfighters are responsible for maintaining more than 28,000 miles of road during winter weather events.
City of Lexington activates its Emergency Weather Plan - ABC 36 News
For a list of all available shelters and transportation services, as well as other resources, visituwbg211.org.
Two-headed snake on exhibit at Frankfort wildlife center
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) - A rare, two-headed copperhead snake is on display at the Salato Wildlife Education Center in Frankfort. The center says the snake will be shown to the public until Nov. 21, when it closes for the winter. The snake is only a month old and is on display from 10 a.m to 4 p.m every
Car theft arrest leads to officer assault charges in Lexington - ABC 36 News
LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ) — Police have arrested a man they say stole a car and then assaulted officers during his arrest.Police say 20-year-old Paul Bond III was driving a stolen vehicle when they pulled him over Monday evening.- Advertisement -They say during the course of his arrest, he struggled wit
Wintry mix affects road conditions - ABC 36 News
LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ) – It’s winter time, and a wintry mix fell this morning in Lexington that could affect drivers on their morning commutes.
Jessamine Co. man charged in deadly DUI crash arrested again
Police found Kouns, 36, outside of his vehicle having difficulty standing, according to the report, which is why he was not charged with another DUI offense. Police also say he struggled with answering simple questions and was under the influence of narcotics.