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Lexington SANE director: Sexual assaults still under-reported, especially male assaults
- Capillo’s program is run out of a room inside the University of Kentucky Hospital's emergency department. It is the only Kentucky SANE program that is law enforcement based. Her salary comes out of the Lexington Police Department’s budget, and her staff and supplies come from a law enforcement grant.
WKYT Investigates | Lessons learned by city officials battling last week's storm
- Last week's storm will likely teach city officials lessons that will be applied for years to come. It also reminded some people of the snow storm of 1994.
WKYT Investigates | Addicted babies: Danville hospital makes special nursery for growing problem
- For every ten babies born at Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center, one baby is born addicted to drugs.
WKYT Investigates: Tracking down bullies
- Last year, there were more than 20,000 reports of bullying. The problem is so bad, Gov. Steve Beshear created a Kentucky Youth Bullying Prevention Task Force.
WKYT Investigates: Dealing with overdoses
- The U.S. Attorney's Office made a decision about four years ago to focus on overdose deaths in the state, and use every tool available to stop the skyrocketing number of overdose deaths. "It is a change. It is a challenge but we lose probably 1,000 Kentuckians a year to overdose deaths," said U.S. Attorney for the Eastern District Kerry Harvey.
WKYT Investigates: Scrutinized guardrails pass first safety tests
- The type of guardrails being scrutinized in Kentucky and dozens of other states because of safety concerns have passed the first four of its government-mandated crash tests.
New public safety operations center breaks ground in Lexington
- Lexington's new public safety operations center will join the police and fire call centers under one roof. City leaders say that could help cut down on the delays that we uncovered in a WKYT investigation two weeks ago.
WKYT Investigates: Former Nicholas Co. Hospital employees not paid for week of work
- A group of former employees are among those fighting to get paid in a bankruptcy lawsuit filed against the now-defunct Nicholas County Hospital.
WKYT Investigates: Revolving guns
- The guns come from police agencies all over the state. All of the guns have a different story; most of them were involved in a crime. Some of the crimes are more minor than others, and that’s where things get complicated.
WKYT Investigates: Grand jury decides not to indict man in girlfriend's death
- There is an update on a WKYT investigation. A grand jury has decided not to indict a Casey County man in the death of his girlfriend.
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