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New technology allows eastern Kentucky man to see for the first time

Updated: 07/27/2016 - A new, one of a kind technology offering hope to those who can't see. WKYT's Amber Philpott has the story of "seeing for the first time", the impact this new technology has had on one young man in eastern Kentucky and why he is now on a mission to make the hope of seeing again a reality.

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Lexington woman warns of stroke signs

Posted: 07/22/2016 - Stroke is the fifth leading cause of death in Kentucky, many times striking when you least expect it. A Lexington woman is sharing her story of recovery and wants others to know the warning signs. WKYT's Amber Philpot has her message of beating the odds.

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Katie's Recovery: Georgetown girl's brave decision now inspiring others

Updated: 07/05/2016 - Last September a Georgetown family sat down with WKYT’s Amber Philpott to open up about a tragic accident that changed their lives forever. Their daughter was injured in a lawn mowing accident in their own yard. Lucky to be alive, Katie Eddington told us she wanted to take a drastic measure to be normal again. Amber Philpott sat down with Eddington and her family again to talk about how a little girl’s choice has inspired others and has her own family running with life again.

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Lexington nonprofit wants you to be another link in their Food Chain

Updated: 06/29/2016 - Think about the food you ate today, do you know the food chain it took to get to you? In Lexington one group has been quietly working on bringing fresh food to our community in a very unconventional way. As Amber Philpott reports the nonprofit is looking to expand and need you to be the next link in continuing their food chain.

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UK swimmer competing for spot in summer Olympics

Updated: 06/28/2016 - The start of the 2016 Rio Olympics is just over a month a way. This week students from the University of Kentucky Swimming team is are trying to make their dreams come true in Omaha taking part in the Olympic trials. Before they headed out WKYT's Amber Philpott caught up with the team and one member who has already made history at UK and now has her sights set on Rio.

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State of Cancer in Kentucky

Posted: 05/30/2016 - Cancer is no stranger to Kentucky, in fact the numbers are grim here. Kentucky leads the country in cancer deaths among lung, breast, colorectal and cervical cancer. Despite those tough statistics, we are making strides. WKYT's Amber Philpott sits down with the head of the Markey Cancer Center to talk about the ground being made and the state of cancer in Kentucky.

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WKYT goes behind the scenes of the CBS hit show NCIS New Orleans

Updated: 05/03/2016 - When NCIS New Orleans debuted here on WKYT two years ago it became an instant hit. The spin off from the popular NCIS now has millions of viewers. The crime drama follows Special Agent Dwayne Pride and his team of criminal investigators working cases involving military personnel in the Big Easy. Recently WKYT’s Amber Philpott was invited to New Orleans and granted an inside look, going on set to bring you an All Access Pass to NCIS New Orleans.

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Man killed in hit-and-run on New Circle Road

Updated: 04/22/2016 - Lexington Police say a death investigation is underway after 52-year-old Roger Morrison was found on the side of New Circle Road at Industry Road early Friday morning.

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Lexington man learning to adapt his dreams after devastating loss

Updated: 04/21/2016 - Each year 185 thousand amputations happen, the month of April is dedicated to those people and their fight and determination to live a normal life. WKYT's Amber Philpott has the story of a young man in Lexington who by accounts should be dead, but after surviving a bizarre motorcycle accident is now looking to inspire others whose life has taken an unexpected turn.

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UK heads to Sweet 16 beating Oklahoma 79-58

Updated: 03/21/2016 - Janee Thompson scored 16 points, including nine straight over the third and fourth quarters, to help No. 3 seed Kentucky beat sixth-seeded Oklahoma 79-58 for a second-round NCAA Tournament victory on Monday night.

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Bald Eagle Nest Cam captures first signs of egg hatching

Posted: 03/18/2016 - The first signs of egg hatching have been spotted at the nest of a pair of bald eagles in Washington, D.C., and a live web cam is giving viewers around the world a chance to watch it happen.

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Uber to give drivers option to be paid instantly

Posted: 03/17/2016 - Uber is launching a pilot program intended to help the ride-hailing service's drivers draw their pay faster, an effort that may also fend off emerging payday lenders who are targeting the service's drivers.

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Group hopes videos about sexual exploitation will teach teenagers dangers of human trafficking

Updated: 03/08/2016 - To many of us the phrase human trafficking seems like something that happens in another place, when in reality its a problem that can happen anywhere and in Kentucky it is. As WKYT's Amber Philpott reports one central Kentucky group is doing its best to teach high school students a real lesson in the dangers of human trafficking in hopes of rewiring the thought process when it comes to sexual exploitation.

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Pregnancy leads to a lifesaving discovery for a Georgetown woman

Updated: 03/02/2016 - When a woman learns she is having her first baby, she is thrilled and sometimes overwhelmed with worry about the pregnancy. Women tend to think about all the things that could go wrong, but cancer isn't usually a concern. WKYT's Amber Philpott has the story of a Georgetown woman and how her dream of becoming a mother may have saved her life.

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Bus flips onto side in Texas amid rainstorms

Posted: 02/23/2016 - Houston Independent School District spokeswoman Lila Hollin says the bus driver suffered minor injuries during the accident around dawn Tuesday.

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Jury selection to begin in Erin Andrews' nude-videos lawsuit

Posted: 02/22/2016 - Jury selection begins Monday in the case involving sportscaster and TV host Erin Andrews, who filed a $75 million lawsuit against the franchise owner and manager of a luxury hotel and a man who admitted to making secret nude recordings of her in 2008.

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