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Smartphone app aimed to help drivers pulled over for DUI, has local critic
- "To record something, to document it, there's not an officer that's going to have a problem with that," said former Lexington Police Detective Don Evans. "You have a legal right to do that." However, Evans said the app may be more harmful than helpful for drivers suspected of drinking and driving.
WKYT Investigates | Records show increase in fights at Bryan Station
- There were 22 assaults at Bryan Station High School reported this school year. That's more than the total amount of assaults at all other Lexington high schools.
WKYT Investigates | Lexington businesses question valet system
- It costs $8 for drivers to use the valet service. That is a steep price, according to the owners of Sweet Spot.
WKYT Exclusive: UK booming construction
- "The demand for residence halls is skyrocking," explained Eli Capilouto when WKYT sat down with him in the administration building on the University of Kentucky campus. For fall 2015, there is more than 130% demand to live in what they consider a 'modern dorm'-- a living and learning community.
WKYT Investigates | False school threats burdening taxpayers
- A WKYT investigation found that false school threats are placing a heavy burden on law enforcement, schools and taxpayers.
WKYT Exclusive: A Lexington gang leader discusses regret
- Mattew Robey, convicted of complicity in a 2007 murder, says he feels betrayed by the Latin Kings. "They just threw me under the bus," he said.
WKYT Investigates | A look at how police use force in Kentucky
- WKYT's Miranda Combs trains with police to learn how they protect themselves when they're in danger.
WKYT Investigates | Kentucky's unqualified coroners
- A WKYT investigation found one coroner who hadn't received his state certification in a decade, according to the Department of Criminal Justice Training Center.
WKYT Investigates | Out-of-state big rigs wrecking on Kentucky's roads
- A truck driver facing a reckless homicide charge after a fatal collision on I-64 is the latest example of out-of-state truck drivers involved in crashes on Kentucky roads.
Deputies looking for Laurel County dump truck thief
- Police in Laurel County are looking for a man they say stole a dump truck, but ran off after the truck became stuck.
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