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For first time, flight 5191 copilot and sole survivor talks about crash

Updated: 05/08/2012 - In the more than five and a half years, flight 5191 copilot and sole survivor Jim Polehinke talks about the crash at Lexington's Blue Grass Airport for the first time. "There are a lot of why questions that are not answered and will probably never get answered," said Polehinke.

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UK graduate and four legged friend getting degree and giving back

Updated: 05/03/2012 - This Sunday thousands of graduates will receive their degree from the University of Kentucky. One of those students will be walking across the stage with a four legged friend in tow. The Ohio native is not only completing her education degree, but also leaving a legacy of teaching others how to give back through the 4 Paws for Ability.

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Republican activist comes to Richie Farmer's defense

Updated: 05/02/2012 - Longtime Republican Party Activist Larry Forgy says the investigation into Richie Farmer's 8 years as Ag Commissioner is politically motivated and was designed to embarass him.

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A battle brewing over eating downtown

Updated: 04/27/2012 - There's a battle brewing over eating downtown. Food truck vendors want to roll into Lexington but not everyone is embracing the idea.

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Southern Ky. town up in arms over pole dancing

Posted: 04/27/2012 - A southern Kentucky town is up in arms over a request by a local tavern to allow pole dancers to be paid for entertaining patrons at a bar straddling the Kentucky-Tennessee line.

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WKYT's Officer Don reveals top traffic trouble spots

Updated: 04/26/2012 - Of all the intersections in Lexington, drivers have the greatest odds of getting into an accident at North Broadway and New Circle Road and nearly one out eight of all collisions at intersections happened because someone ran a red light.

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Federal Officers looking for Lexington man

Posted: 04/24/2012 - 24-year-old Chasmagic Lawson is wanted by federal officers for being a convicted felon with a handgun. Police say it's his rap sheet that makes him so dangerous.

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Former President Bill Clinton speaks to Lexington Students

Updated: 04/23/2012 - Members of the Bluegrass Youth Sustainability Council wrote a letter to former President Bill Clinton; members say they're ecstatic he actually volunteered to speak honoring Earth Day in Lexington.

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Heart Walk is a step in the right direction for one Lexington woman

Updated: 04/20/2012 - This weekend thousands will come together to draw awareness to the number one killer in Kentucky, heart disease. This year the 16th annual Heart Walk has extra special meaning for one Lexington woman, whose life has been touched not once but twice by heart issues. The Heart Walk is Saturday April 21st at Commonwealth Stadium. Activities start at 9 am, and the walk is at 10.

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Recluse Spider infestation closes Louisville Post Office branch

Updated: 04/20/2012 - Its like a scene out of a movie, an unwanted guest has invaded a Louisville post office branch causing it to temporarily shut down. The United States Postal Service closed its Fairdale location because of recluse spiders, which can be poisonous.

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Two men charged with putting 6-year-old into dryer

Updated: 04/18/2012 - Two Northern Kentucky men have been indicted on charges that they forced a 6-year-old girl into a clothes dryer during a birthday party and turned the dryer on, burning the child's back.

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Neo-Nazi group planning Ky. rally

Updated: 04/19/2012 - Heightened security is expected in Frankfort for a neo-Nazi group's weekend protest against illegal immigration.

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Nicholson to retire from Keeneland; Thomason selected as replacement

Updated: 04/18/2012 - Keeneland President and CEO Nick Nicholson today announced that effective September 1, 2012, he will retire from Keeneland Association after nearly thirteen years at the helm. Bill Thomason, currently Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, has been selected by the Keeneland Trustees as successor to Nicholson.

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Kentucky teen has a special prom date

Updated: 04/17/2012 - Last week the Big Blue Nation turned out all across the state to get a glimpse of the National Championship trophy, Coach Cal and part of his staff. For a Bowling Green teenager the chance meeting turned into a dream date to her prom when she asked big man Eloy Vargas the big question.

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Lexington firefighters warn about rash of mulch fires

Posted: 04/16/2012 - Over the past 72 hours the Lexington Fire Department has responded to 27 grass and mulch fires. Between 7 and 8 a.m. this morning, crews responded to four mulch fires across the city.

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