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Community battles thefts on the rise

Posted: 07/28/2010 - Law enforcement agencies in Nicholas County are coming together to tackle a recent rash of burglaries, and they say it will take a community effort to catch whoever is responsible.

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Police arrest suspected peeping tom

Updated: 07/29/2010 - Lexington Police have arrested a man they say is behind a string of peeping tom reports near the downtown area.

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Rash of catalytic converter thefts

Posted: 07/28/2010 - Folks in one community are being told to be on alert when it comes to people lurking near your car. Richmond has had a rash of catalytic converters being stolen from vehicles.

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Puppy saved after being left in hot car

Updated: 07/28/2010 - Animal control officers and Lexington Police had to rescue a puppy left in a locked hot car Tuesday afternoon. The dog's owner could face charges when found.

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Explosives set off in Kentucky neighborhood

Updated: 07/28/2010 - When you hear the term improvised explosive device you might think of a battlefield, not your own backyard, but police in one eastern Kentucky town took four people into custody Wednesday that they say are responsible for detonating several IEDs throughout the area.

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Man charged for "parking lot rage"

Updated: 07/28/2010 - Police say a man is now facing a wanton endangerment charge after trying to run over a 17-year-old Walmart employee because the teen had blocked in his SUV while collecting shopping carts in the store parking lot.

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Debate over proposed 37% water rate hike

Updated: 07/28/2010 - A new water pipeline and water treatment plant is nearly completed, but the water company says they need the customers to help recover the $162 million invested in the water plant and pipeline.

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Berea families cleanup flood damage

Updated: 07/28/2010 - The water may be receeding, but the cleanup is far from finished. People hit hard by Tuesday's flash flooding are still trying to pick up the pieces.

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Funeral Held for Fifth Third Bank President and CEO

Updated: 07/28/2010 - Friends, family and the community came together today to say goodbye to the CEO and President of Fifth Third Bank, Sam Barnes. 63 year old Barnes died last week while vacationing at Saint Simons Island, Georgia. The coroner says he had a massive heart attack.

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BBB Warns of fake emails

Posted: 07/28/2010 - The Better Business Bureau of Central & Eastern Kentucky is warning businesses NOT to click on links in e-mails reported in this area that appear to be about unanswered consumer complaints.

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Hundreds to be hired for state fair

Posted: 07/28/2010 - The Kentucky State Fair Board will be hiring for approximately 450 temporary State Fair positions. Click here to see where and when you can apply.

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School hit hard by flood just days before opening

Updated: 07/28/2010 - Cleanup is underway in Berea, where flash flooding left heavy damage Tuesday. Among the buildings now dealing with water damage is the school system's technology center.

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Man accused on recruiting center rampage targeted Kentucky

Posted: 07/28/2010 - A new report says the man charged with killing one soldier and wounding another during a shooting rampage at an Arkansas recruiting center had targeted a Kentucky center first, but it was closed when he arrived.

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Pitino testifies in extortion trial

Updated: 07/29/2010 - Louisville basketball coach Rick Pitino has begun to testify in the federal extortion trial of a woman with whom he had a sexual fling.

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Semi pileup closes interstate

Posted: 07/28/2010 - A Kentucky State Police dispatcher says a wreck on I-24 involving four semis has injured at least three people and blocked traffic.

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Man shot while driving

Posted: 07/28/2010 - A man tells police he was shot while driving down a street overnight.

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Tractor trailer crash slows traffic on I-64

Updated: 07/28/2010 - Emergency workers tell 27 NEWSFIRST one lane is closed at mile marker 95 westbound after the semi ran off the road, up an embankment and overturned.

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Several homes flooded in Berea

Updated: 07/28/2010 - Many homeowners in Berea are still in shock over how much damage was done in a relatively short period of time.

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