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Black bear sightings on the rise in Kentucky

Updated: 06/03/2014 - They’ve become a more common sight in recent weeks but they're also making some people nervous. We’ve recently told you about a young bear spotted around Richmond and other bears have been seen around the Bluegrass as well.

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WKYT Investigates: Baby monitor hackers

Updated: 05/29/2014 - "It's all about being connected to the Internet," said Steve Hamrin with Hartland Computer Repair. "Any device you put on the Internet is essentially at risk. Somebody could try to crack into it."

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Most wanted: man wanted after living in a UK building

Updated: 05/29/2014 - The Fayette County Sheriff's Office needs help finding a man they say was living in a University of Kentucky building. He's wanted for burglary 3rd and receiving stolen property.

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Officials take back report of MERS spread in US

Posted: 05/28/2014 - Health officials on Wednesday said they were wrong in reporting that a mysterious Middle East virus had apparently spread from one person to another in the United States. Additional testing...

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New Lexington bakery serving up gluten-free goodies and awareness

Updated: 05/26/2014 - Celiac disease is an autoimmune disorder estimated to affect one in one hundred people. May is National Celiac Awareness month designed to bring attention and get people talking about the disease. WKYT'S Amber Philpott has celiac disease and has more on a new business offering up help and tasty gluten-free treats.

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Most wanted: man wanted for threatening to shoot ex-girlfriend

Updated: 05/21/2014 - The Fayette County Sheriff's Office needs your help locating Lexington native Marquino Collins. We went with deputies yesterday looking for him at some apartments off Henry Clay. Residents say we just missed him, so officials are hoping you can help.

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Parent of injured softball player calling for changes in the sport

Posted: 05/19/2014 - This week high school fastpitch softball teams across the state will open up district play. Like any sport there is the risk for injury. This past weekend at the college level we saw just how dangerous a line drive hit back at the pitcher can be. U-K sophomore Kelsey Nunley took a hit that she deflected with her arm and mask. Wearing a mask is optional both at the college and high school level. WKYT's Amber Philpott has the story of two high school players who say after being injured on the mound they want to see a rule change at their level.

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Bluegrass Poll: McConnell up in primary, dead heat with Grimes

Updated: 05/20/2014 - As the candidates enter their final stretch of campaigning before Tuesday’s primary, a Bluegrass Poll finds Republican Sen. Mitch McConnell in the lead for the GOP nomination to face likely Democratic challenger Alison Lundergan Grimes.

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Veteran fears national VA problems are here in Kentucky

Updated: 05/16/2014 - Here in Kentucky, Dan Griffiths said he sees the concerns voiced on a national level here in Lexington. Griffiths said, "In my perception, the system doesn't have the resources that it needs to be able to provide the care that they're called to do."

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WKYT Investigates: heroin in the suburbs

Updated: 05/15/2014 - Lexington Public Safety Commissioner Clay Mason said what makes heroin hard to combat is it's ability to cross social and economic barriers. "Middle class, upper-middle class, educated people, all walks of like are getting hit by heroin right now."

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