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WKYT Investigates: Ky lawmaker wants "rolling bombs" scrapped

Updated: 6:20 PM - "They continue to find these meth labs all the time," Representative Hubert Collins of Johnson County has pre-filed a bill requiring all vehicles that have carried an active meth lab be scrapped. "I think it should be crushed and gotten it off the road."

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WKYT Investigates: Parents' concern over McCreary Co. teacher's past

Updated: 08/29/2014 - Word spread quickly through the McCreary County school district that a new teacher was in town. Brent Sexton teaches English at McCreary Central High School. In 2008, while Sexton was teaching in neighboring Wayne County, the school district claims they found inappropriate text messages exchanged between Sexton and a student at Wayne County High School while he was teaching there.

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WKYT Investigates: The negotiators on suicide watch

Updated: 08/25/2014 - A group of 14 Lexington police officers hold the additional title of "negotiator." Lieutenant David Biroschik leads the unit. "If we can get past 45 minutes, we feel real good," he said.

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WKYT Investigates: Lexington's century-old water pipes

Updated: 08/21/2014 - The American Society of Civil Engineers looked at America's drinking and waste water infrastructure last year and gave it a "D" grade. Susan Lancho said, "As a nation, we need to be thinking about renewing our infrastructure so it serves us well into the future."

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WKYT Investigates: Who regulates Kentucky's water towers?

Updated: 08/26/2014 - The state division of water has recommendations but no requirements for water tower inspections. The state recommends that water towers be checked every five years. Some states, including Alabama, Ohio, Missouri, New Hampshire, Illinois and Wisconsin require tower inspections every five years. Texas requires an inspection every year.

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WKYT Investigates: The wrath of the drug nicknamed 'Roxy'

Updated: 08/07/2014 - Lately, the pill of choice in London is Roxicet. It's street name is "Roxy." The pills are sold for anywhere between $25 and $50 a tablet. "Whatever they're doing to get these pills, the profit outweighs the risk. And that's how they look at it," explained Detective Jimmy Phelps.

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WKYT Investigates: Murder victim's family and a state parole error

Updated: 08/26/2014 - The victim's family was not told about the parole hearing even though they are supposed to get the chance to tell the board their thoughts and feelings. The reason, according to the parole board spokesperson, was human error. "In 2007, the hard copy files were transferred to electronic files and somehow in the midst of that, our information was not transferred," Amanda Jones explained.

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WKYT Investigates: The revolving door for criminals

Updated: 07/24/2014 - "A very small percentage of the criminals commit the vast majority of crime," said Ray Larson, Fayette County's top prosecutor. Larson said those criminals are the winners of a "catch and release" stance, or soft approach, on crime.

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WKYT Investigates: 'The Great Divide' over school redistricting

Updated: 07/18/2014 - A group of neighborhood parents showed up to the last Fayette County redistricting forum with red shirts and the name of their subdivision, Stuart Hall, printed on the front. "Our neighborhood is suffering. Our neighborhood is broken over this issue," explained Andrea McGuire.

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Harrodsburg man petitions to move train tracks

Updated: 07/14/2014 - Harrodsburg resident Robert Burdine currently has 1000 signatures demanding the Norfolk Southern train be rerouted around the town. "It's been going on for years, but I think this is the first citizen's petition," Burdine said.

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WKYT Investigates: The lock on Narcan

Updated: 07/08/2014 - "There might be a county that only has two ambulances in the entire county," Lt. Chris Martin with Lexington Fire said. "They're going to have very long response times and there's probably going to be a local law enforcement officer that's going to get there first." Because of that, a bill was brought to the attention of the state legislature to allow first responders, like police officers, to carry Narcan.

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WKYT Reality Check: Dangerous decals

Updated: 07/04/2014 - Stick figure family decals are a popular way for people to display their family on vehicles. However, police warn too much information about your family can be a bad idea.

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WKYT Investigates: a neighborhood caught in a sewer struggle

Updated: 06/30/2014 - "Some people couldn't afford the $60.00 so they started not paying their bills," said Harrison County Judge Executive Alex Barnett. Barnett said less than half the residents in Cedar Brook are paying their sewer bill. And since the sewer is separate from the water, it's hard to make customers pay.

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WKYT Investigates: The cost of Kentucky childcare

Updated: 06/23/2014 - "I've had so many in my office crying because they have to pull their kids out. They had to stop working." Lowe's center participates in the Child Care Assistance Program (CCAP), run through the Kentucky Cabinet for Health and Family Services. The program offers monetary help for working families to afford childcare.

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