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Two men arrested, accused burglarizing Kroger - ABC 36 News

Accused of burglarizing KrogerLEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ) – Employees at the Tates Creek Kroger helped police arrest two men accused of burglarizing the store.According to police, Saturday morning employees noticed someone had stolen cigarettes overnight.- Advertisement -

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Golden Alert issued for Lexington woman - ABC 36 News

64-year-old Maria Del Rosario Peregrina-Perez, missingLEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ) — Police are searching for 64-year-old Maria Del Rosario Peregrina-Perez, who they say is schizophrenic and has been missing since 5 p.m. Sunday.According to police, Peregrina-Perez is 5’3″ tall and average build.- Advertise

WTVQ - 2018-10-22 05:09:42

Winchester man pleads guilty to pursuit charges - Winchester Sun

According to court records, prosecutors recommended a one-year sentence for theft by unlawful taking (auto), 364 days for second-degree fleeing or evading police and another 30 days for driving on a suspended operator’s license. The sentenced would be served together for a total of one year.


Officer attacked during arrest; two charged in Kroger thefts

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WKYT) –One of the men also faces a wanton endangerment charge after attacking a police officer and biting a bystander while being arrested.An arrest citation for 36-year-old Anthony Merriman says that the loss prevention team at Kroger saw him head past the cash registers and toward

WKYT 27 - 2018-10-21 08:49:00

Teen accused of firing shots in Lexington restaurant charged

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WKYT) -Police say the man accused of firing shots inside a Lexington KFC restaurant is behind bars.Witnesses say Lawrence Westbrook entered the restaurant and got into an altercation with a female employee. The suspect then reportedly pulled a gun and began firing rounds.In total, po

WKYT 27 - 2018-10-22 06:17:00

One arrested after shots fired, man assaulted

When police interviewed one of the men, the man told them he had been hit in the face by the suspect, later identified as 21-year-old Candido Lopez, because the victim was speaking Spanish. The victim further told police that Lopez had then fired shots out in front of his residence.

WKYT 27 - 2018-10-21 09:51:00

Arson charge after man begins setting clothes on fire in Walmart - ABC 36 News

Russell CraycraftLEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ) – Russell Craycraft faces an arson charge after police say he started lighting clothes on fire at the Walmart in Hamburg Pavilion.According to an arrest citation, around 6 PM Friday night, Craycraft used a lighter to burn clothes in the men’s department of Walm

WTVQ - 2018-10-22 01:48:29

KSP: Winchester man distributed files showing child sexual exploitation

Allen Martin, 40, was arrested Wednesday following an undercover Internet Crimes Against Children investigation, according to police. Police say they began the investigation after discovering Martin distributed online files of child sexual exploitation.


Police investigating after Lexington shooting sends one to hospital

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WKYT) –A woman is in the hospital Sunday morning after police say she was shot by a man after she gave him a ride.The victim reportedly told police that she picked up the man on Winburn Drive. She then says the man shot her at least twice.The woman went to the hospital with non-life

WKYT 27 - 2018-10-21 09:27:00

'Sexiest woman in showbiz' brought a weekend of laughs to Lexington

On Wednesday night at the Lexington Center Mall, Etta May was introduced as “the sexiest woman in show business.” As a comedian traveling to Comedy Off Broadway, the newly turned 50-year-old woman addressed all the unappealing topics that relate to a middle-aged couple.From 7:15-9:45 p.m. the Kentuc

KENTUCKY KERNEL - 2018-10-21 18:00:00

Doctor accused of being drunk at work at Hazard hospital - ABC 36 News

On the day employees complained, Splan said he felt tired and hungover, but not intoxicated.


UK police cruiser and bus carrying UK athletes involved in crash

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WKYT) -A University of Kentucky police cruiser and a bus carrying UK athletes collided Friday evening, according to police.The crash happened just before seven near New Circle and Nicholasville Road. No one was injured.WKYT put in a call with UK police and is waiting to hear more.


Police looking for suspect after shots fired at Lexington restaurant

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WKYT) -An active search for a suspect who reportedly fired shots injuring one person at the KFC restaurant on Boardwalk in Lexington.According to police, the injured person was shot in the foot.The suspect reportedly fled the scene in a white Tahoe.WKYT has a crew on-the-scene, and w


UPDATE: Decomposed body identified in Laurel County - ABC 36 News

LONDON, Ky. (WTVQ) – A decomposed body found in London October 10, has been identified.The Laurel County coroner identified the man as 58-year old Mark Wagers, of Corbin. The coroner says Wagers’ cause of death still hasn’t been determined, but he does not suspect foul play.- Advertisement -


Winchester shelter in need of supplies - ABC 36 News

WINCHESTER, Ky. (WTVQ) – The Winchester Beacon of Hope Emergency Shelter is asking the public for their help.They say they are at full capacity and with the increase of people they are running out of supplies.- Advertisement -The following donations are needed, according to the shelter.BreadCoffeeCr


Life-threatening injuries after hit-and-run collision in Lexington

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WKYT) –A man is fighting for his life at UK hospital after being hit be a vehicle that fled the scene early Saturday morning.Police say the 47-year-old victim was riding his bike on North Limestone when he was hit.Police shut down part of the road to investigate.This makes the second


Lexington native sentenced to life - ABC 36 News

NEWPORT, Ky. (WTVQ)- A jury in Newport has found Lexington native Shayna Hubers.The jury convicted the 27-year-old of shooting and killing his boyfriend Ryan Poston in 2012.- Advertisement -This sentence comes after Hubers’ second trial. A jury convicted her in 2015, but one of those jurors was a co


The Mega Millions jackpot has reached $1 billion. Here’s what you need to know.

A Mega Millions jackpot of $1 billion is up for grabs in Friday night’s drawing.The estimated jackpot for Friday’s drawing increased Friday afternoon from $970 million to $1 billion, which is the largest in Mega Millions history and second-largest in U.S. lottery history. The cash option for the jac


Man accused of firing shot in Lexington business - ABC 36 News

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ) – A shot goes off in a Lexington business and police say they have the man who fired it.According to court documents, 30-year-old Alford Stokley came into the Game King on Winchester Road Sunday with a woman and two children.- Advertisement -An employee at the store says after


Shoplifting arrest ends in drug charges - ABC 36 News

ROCKCASTLE COUNTY, Ky. (WTVQ)- Brodhead Police say a woman was arrested for shoplifting, but that’s not all.