WKYT | Lexington, Kentucky | News

More Headlines

$200 million in unclaimed savings bonds for Kentuckians

Updated: 01/09/2014 - Treasury Secretary Todd Hollenbach has been on a mission for a while now, to get back something you probably didn't know you had. "200 million is a lot of money, I mean a whole lot of money," Hollenbach said.

Read More

The truth about E-Cigarettes

Updated: 01/06/2014 - Electronic cigarettes are a growing trend. But there are differing opinions on the benefits and risks. One local e-cigarette store owner says his goal is always to help people kick the habit.

Read More

Consumer Alert: Notary public sells personal information

Updated: 01/03/2014 - She was a notary public who was supposed to help consumers on refinancing transactions. Instead, Melissa Hodge was selling their social security numbers and personal information to identity thieves.

Read More

House hunting thieves

Updated: 01/02/2014 - Some Lexington home sellers are nervous after a couple in northern Kentucky are arrested for stealing from homes during showings. Police say their last spree before their arrest was Lexington.

Read More

Fake GED costly mistake

Updated: 12/30/2013 - Scammers are cashing in on fake GEDs online. People are paying hundreds of dollars for a bogus diploma.

Read More

Beware of costly health insurance scam

Updated: 12/23/2013 - The Attorney General's office is urging people signing up for health insurance to make sure they are going to the correct site-- kynect.ky.gov. Copycat sites are popping up trying to cash in on consumers.

Read More

Consumer Alert: Beware of sweepstakes scams

Updated: 12/20/2013 - You've seen the ads. A man shows up at your door with a big check and announces you've won the Publisher's Clearing House sweepstakes. Imagine one man's delight when he got a letter saying he won.

Read More

Lexington company tracks down truth

Updated: 12/02/2013 - A Lexington company is in the business of knowing other people's business. 'Liar Catchers' tracks everything from drugs to people.

Read More

Elder dumping: growing trend in Lexington

Updated: 11/25/2013 - Lexington shelter officials say elder dumping is becoming a common trend for the city. One couple explains how it happened to them--leaving them alone on the streets for days.

Read More

WKYT Investigates: A mother's fight for custody

Updated: 11/21/2013 - A mother, beaten by her boyfriend, lost custody of her children. She says the state took them while she was in the hospital recovering from her injuries. She says she did nothing to harm her children. The Cabinet for Health and Family Services, while not commenting on this specific case, says they always protect the safety of children. The mother says the state is protecting her children from the wrong people.

Read More

Consumer Alert: Home refinancing scam

Updated: 11/18/2013 - Do you need to refinance a home or business? Here's something you should know. There are conmen out there who will try to steal your money.

Read More

Revenge websites costly to victims

Updated: 11/04/2013 - Revenge websites are popping up across the country. A victim of one site says she will have to pay $500 to get her pictures off the site. The Kentucky attorney general's office says current state laws aren't keeping up with technology.

Read More

WKYT

2851 Winchester Rd. Lexington, Ky 40509 859-299-0411 - switchboard 859-299-2727 - newsroom
Gray Television, Inc. - Copyright © 2002-2014 - Designed by Gray Digital Media - Powered by Clickability