Woman who led chase in stolen bucket truck faces DUI, other charges
Updated: 4:48 PM
- The woman is charged with second-degree wanton endangerment, driving under the influence, first-degree robbery, fleeing and evading police, criminal mischief and first-degree wanton endangerment.
Lexington police arrest man suspected of assaulting officer on I-64
Updated: 5:59 PM
- Lexington police have apprehended a man who assaulted a police officer during a traffic stop Friday morning.
Flash flooding leads to water rescues in Powell County
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- Flash flooding in Powell County led to some water rescues near Clay City, Friday afternoon.
Dog saves man's life in Powell County
Lester Robinson has lived along Brush Creek on Winchester Road in Powell County for 12 years. He says flooding has never concerned him until last night.
North Dakota man's two-word obituary goes viral
Posted: 5:44 PM
- A North Dakota man, known to be a jokester throughout his life, found a way to make people laugh at his death.
Insurance giant Aetna buying Louisville-based Humana for $35 billion
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- Health insurance giant Aetna is buying rival Humana in a deal worth $35 billion.
Fourth of July in the Bluegrass: Festivities and safety tips
Updated: 4:50 AM
- WKYT has created a list of all the Fourth of July celebrations going on in Lexington and surrounding counties. Find the event nearest you and have a safe weekend celebrating our nation's independence.
Flash flooding covers Laurel County roads
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- Heavy rain Friday caused flash flooding throughout the city of London and the rest of the county.
Lexington security scam, man posing as Bates Security employee
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- Jeremy Bates, owner of Bates Security in Lexington, said it's a scam that happens every summer. This summer is no exception. "It always ramps up in the summertime," he said.
Firework show canceled after changes made to insurance requirement
- In March, after a recommendation from the city’s Risk Management staff, the Lexington Fire Marshall changed the permitting process for fireworks displays to now require a minimum of five million dollar insurance coverage up from the previous minimum of one million dollars.
Dirt Bowl basketball tournament to remain at Lexington's Dunbar Center
Updated: 4:11 PM
- A community meeting was held Tuesday afternoon to discuss the future of the Dirt Bowl, a basketball tournament held in Douglass Park.
Organizers move the American Musical Salute concert to the EKU Ravine
Posted: 4:22 PM
- The American Musical Salute Concert will be held in the Brock Auditorium instead of the EKU Ravine.
Bubba Watson to remove Confederate flag from 'General Lee'
Posted: 3:02 PM
- Bubba Watson says he's painting over the Confederate flag on his car made popular in "The Dukes of Hazzard" television series.
ACLU files lawsuit against Rowan County over clerk's decision to stop issuing marriage licenses
- The American Civil Liberties Union of Kentucky has filed a lawsuit against Rowan County and its clerk. This week, Rowan County Clerk Kim Davis stopped issuing marriage licenses to all couples because of her opposition to same-sex marriage.
Fort Campbell to host Day of the Eagles events
Posted: 3:16 PM
- Fort Campbell and the 101st Airborne Division are hosting a day of events in recognition of Day of the Eagles later this month.
Casey County Clerk won’t issue marriage licenses
Updated: 9:48 AM
- County Clerk Casey Davis says his conscience won’t let him issues same-sex marriage licenses, so he stopped issuing all marriage licenses.
Lightning strikes monument honoring Confederate president
Posted: 5:22 AM
- As Kentucky officials began considering what to do with a statue of Confederate President Jefferson Davis in the state Capitol, lightning struck a concrete obelisk that stands at his birthplace in western Kentucky.
Thousands truckin' to Chicago for final Grateful Dead shows
Posted: 10:37 AM
- The Grateful Dead is ending a run this weekend in Chicago that's gone on so long that one of the city's great repositories of dinosaur bones and other antiquities is displaying some of the band's artifacts.
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