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Neighbors say suspect targeted woman jogging in Winchester neighborhood

WINCHESTER, Ky. (WKYT) - Winchester Police are not commenting about their search for a man believed to be involved in an assault, but neighbors are revealing new information about the crime to WKYT. Winchester Police posted a video on their Facebook page on Monday asking for help identifying the man

WKYT 27 - 2017-09-19 23:06:00

Winchester police look for robbery suspect

WINCHESTER, Ky. (WKYT) - Police have released a surveillance picture of what they are calling a robbery at a convenience store. It happend at the BP on Fluton Road around 10:37 Sunday night, according to a post on the department's Facebook page. The suspect may also be driving a newer four-door red

WKYT 27 - 2017-09-18 11:41:00

Lexington man charged with murder, importing heroin

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WKYT) - Police arrested a man in connection with a murder from September 3rd. Timothy Ganther, Jr., 18, is charged in the case. Police were called to an apartment complex at Alumni Drive and Man O' War Boulevard that morning after a woman walking in the area saw a man in a ditch. Th

WKYT 27 - 2017-09-19 12:57:00

Lexington road closed as crews battle fire

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WKYT) - Several crews are on the scene of a working structure fire in Lexington. The scene is on Sarasota Court, off Eastland Parkway. Crews were first dispatched at 7:18 Tuesday morning. Officials say a family was able to make it out of the home safely. They say the fire started in

WKYT 27 - 2017-09-19 13:45:00

Lexington gives 12-year-old shot before birthday a do over

Lexington, Ky. (WTVQ)-Monday night, a Winburn Middle School teacher gathered her community to honor her former student Amya Catching. A drive-by shooting paralyzed Catching in June during her birthday sleepover. "Each day, through the summer we were just thankful we woke up together instead of on th

WTVQ - 2017-09-19 04:06:53

Death toll from Mexico earthquake reaches 104

MEXICO CITY (AP) - The death toll from a magnitude 7.1 earthquake that hit central Mexico has risen to 104. Mayor Miguel Angel Mancera says that at least 30 people have died in Mexico City, and officials in Morelos state, just to the south, said 54 had died there. At least 11 others died in Puebla

WKYT 27 - 2017-09-20 01:07:00

Howard D. "Grandaddy" Rogers

Howard D. "Grandaddy" Rogers, 87, widower of Barbara Turner Rogers, passed away Saturday, September 16, 2017 at St. Joseph Hospital in Lexington. He was born on June 30, 1930, in Estill County, Kentucky to the late George W. and Effie Gross Rogers. He was a veteran of the United States Air Force wit

WINCHESTER SUN - 2017-09-19 13:27:19

Red River Gorge Treehouse Builder Featured on Nationwide TV

Django Kroner talks about "Canopy Kings" the Animal Planet TV pilot right before heading to Mexico for a treehouse build. Cheri Lawson A man who spent three years living in a treehouse that he built in Red River Gorge and then started a treehouse village is being featured on nationwide TV. Django K

WEKU.FM - 2017-09-19 12:27:46

I-75 south shut down for semi crash in Scott County

GEORGETOWN, Ky. (WKYT) - Interstate 75 southbound is shut down in Scott County because of a crash involving four semis. The crash is near exit 129, north of Georgetown. WKYT's Lauren Minor actually got stuck in the traffic backup on her way to work Wednesday morning. Police say the southbound lanes

WKYT 27 - 2017-09-20 10:37:00

Study finds Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program funding insufficient for a healthy diet

The Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, formerly known as food stamps, only covers 43 to 60 percent of the cost of the federal nutrition guidelines, according to a study by researchers who say policymakers should consider that as they propose deep cuts to the program. "Even though SNAP is no

KYFORWARD.COM - 2017-09-20 06:54:41

Area rehabilitation organizations hosting adaptive sports event at Central Kentucky Riding for Hope

Organizations serving central Kentucky are joining together for the Adaptive Sports Roundup from 9-3 on Saturday, Sept. 30 at Central Kentucky Riding for Hope (CKRH) located within the Kentucky Horse Park. Demonstrations of more than 20 adaptive sports will be led by representatives from CKRH, Easte

KYFORWARD.COM - 2017-09-20 06:42:58

Robert Couch: Physicians must help lead Kentucky out of opioid crisis, and not just during office hours

Constricted pupils, slowed breathing, blue lips and skin. Health care providers in Kentucky have become all too familiar with these telltale signs of a drug overdose. It's not a pleasant sight, and last year alone, opioid overdoses caused the deaths of more than 1,400 Kentuckians. During my 34 years

KYFORWARD.COM - 2017-09-20 06:31:16

Garden Club of Kentucky to dedicate Monarch Butterfly waystations at William Whitley, Carter Caves

The Garden Club of Kentucky will dedicate two more Monarch butterfly waystations at the William Whitley House State Historic Site and Carter Caves State Resort Park in September. The William Whitley House ceremony is Sept. 22 at 5 p.m. and the Carter Caves event is Sept. 27 at 2 p.m. Members of the

KYFORWARD.COM - 2017-09-20 06:28:25

Funerals set for Whitley Co. homicide victims

WILLIAMSBURG, Ky. (WKYT) - The victims in a triple homicide in Whitley Co. will be buried Thursday, Sept. 21. A husband, wife, and son were found dead in a Whitley Co. home nearly a week ago, on Wednesday, Sept. 13 at a home on Deep Branch Road. Kathy Faulkner told WYMT-TV she found her daughter, E

WKYT 27 - 2017-09-20 06:25:00

Small Business Administration sets Oct. 16 deadline for disaster loan applications for Kentucky

The U.S. Small Business Administration reminds businesses of all sizes, private nonprofit organizations, homeowners, and renters in Kentucky of the deadline to submit disaster loan applications for damages caused by torrential rains, flash flooding and mudslides on June 23, 2017. The deadline to su

KYFORWARD.COM - 2017-09-20 06:19:58

Harvard professor Dominguez to discuss Cuba as part of U of L Latin American Heritage Lecture

A Sept. 27 talk at the University of Louisville will focus on Cuba's challenges, economy and evolving relationships with the United States and its Latin American neighbors. Harvard University professor and Cuba native Jorge Dominguez will give the free, public talk about "Cuba: Today and Tomorrow" a

KYFORWARD.COM - 2017-09-20 06:18:47

Harrison Co. man faces more charges after firing shots at helicopter

HARRISON COUNTY, Ky. (WKYT/Herald-Leader) A grand jury expanded Thomas VanMeter's charges Tuesday. Harrison Co. deputies arrested VanMeter after he fired shots at KU helicopter and deputies in the White Oak Pike area. VanMeter was initially charged with four counts of attempted murder, two of those

WKYT 27 - 2017-09-20 06:11:00

Graham upbeat about health care repeal effort

WASHINGTON (AP) - The Latest on the GOP effort to repeal former President Barack Obama's health care law (all times local): 2:52 p.m. A chief sponsor of Republican bill to dismantle Obamacare says he's "never felt better about where we're at" but stopped short of predicting the GOP has the votes to

WKYT 27 - 2017-09-20 05:14:00

Council members plan to add turn lane near Hamburg Pavilion

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WKYT) - Lexington-Fayette Urban County Council members discussed a project that could be in the works for a congested part of Lexington. Council members say a consultant looked at how traffic can be improved near Hamburg Pavilion. Officials are specifically looking at Man O'War Boul

WKYT 27 - 2017-09-20 05:10:00

City taking steps towards the demolition of Jefferson Street Bridge

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WKYT)- The City of Lexington is one step closer to taking control of a bridge in Downtown Lexington. A council committee agreed Tuesday to take control of the Jefferson Street Bridge as part of a road swap with the state. The herald-leader reports the move will clear the way for the

WKYT 27 - 2017-09-20 00:13:00