LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — A Kentucky police officer and the driver of a vehicle associated with a robbery were shot during an encounter and both were taken to a hospital for treatment, authorities said Thursday.
LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — Five of six Kentucky football players cleared by a grand jury last year on burglary charges have sued a Lexington police officer who directed the investigation of a March 2021 incident at an off-campus private party.
LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — Police have arrested the chair of the University of Kentucky's communications department on charges of incest, sexual abuse of a person under 12 and sodomy.
Kevin Real, a UK professor of communication, was arrested Thursday by the Lexington Police Department, the Herald Leader reported.
LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — A gunfire exchange between a suspect who died and a police officer who was wounded led to an hourslong standoff at a central Kentucky hotel, officials said Friday.
Two officers responded late Thursday to a call from the Extended Stay America in Lexington on a report of trespassing and delayed assault, a statement from Lexington Police said.
LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — A teenager has been arrested in a shooting that wounded a University of Kentucky student at an off-campus party and left 10 others injured, Lexington Police said in a statement Thursday.
LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — More than $3.9 million in housing funds that was taken electronically has been recovered, a Kentucky mayor said Friday.
The funds were seized from a private account and refunded to the city of Lexington, a news release from the city said.
LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky State Police are investigating after two Lexington Police officers shot a driver on Thursday night.
The officers were responding to a 9:20 p.m. call about an occupied stolen vehicle that reportedly contained a firearm, according to a news release from the Lexington Police Department.
WHITESBURG, Ky. (AP) — A nonprofit Kentucky law center damaged by flooding is holding a weekend benefit concert to help pay for construction repairs to its office building.
The Appalachian Citizens Law Center's law office in Whitesburg was inundated by flood waters, sending mud and water into the building.
RICHMOND, Ky. (AP) — Eastern Kentucky athletic director Matt Roan said football coach Walt Wells is hospitalized in stable condition after having a cardiac episode at work Sunday morning.
Roan said in a statement Sunday night that Wells was in intensive care at UK Albert B.
LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — A Kentucky nurse was arrested Tuesday on a murder charge in the death of a patient, police said.
Eyvette Hunter, 52, was indicted in the the death of James Morris, 97, the Lexington Police Department said in a statement.
LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky's second-largest city has reached an agreement with a utilities company over the company’s policy of razing trees throughout the city to make way for power lines.
The Lexington-Fayette Urban County Council and officials with Kentucky Utilities Company announced a joint resolution in response to “community concerns” that modifies how KU cuts, trims and removes trees around transmission lines, Mayor Linda Gorton said.
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — The historic downtown district of a Kentucky college town has been added to the National Register of Historic Places.
Morehead's downtown historic district has 53 commercial, government and residential structures.
LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) _ Ramaco Resources, Inc. (METC) on Monday reported second-quarter profit of $33.3 million.
The Lexington, Kentucky-based company said it had profit of 74 cents per share.
The company posted revenue of $138.7 million in the period.
LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — A former Kentucky Justice Cabinet secretary and lawmaker was arrested Monday and charged with rape.
Former state Rep. John Tilley, who oversaw Kentucky’s state prison system under former Gov.
LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) _ Valvoline Inc. (VVV) on Wednesday reported profit of $99 million in its fiscal third quarter.
The Lexington, Kentucky-based company said it had net income of 55 cents per share.
LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) _ Tempur Sealy International Inc. (TPX) on Wednesday reported second-quarter profit of $90.6 million.
On a per-share basis, the Lexington, Kentucky-based company said it had profit of 51 cents.
LEXINGTON, N.C. (AP) — A North Carolina man who told deputies that he fatally shot a woman who broke into his home has been charged with murder after investigators determined the woman had been a guest at the home, a sheriff's office said.
LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — The annual Kentucky River Clean Sweep is this weekend, and organizers are asking for volunteers to help with the effort.
The event takes place on Saturday, and it's Lexington's first River Sweep since 2019.
LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky women’s basketball assistant Gail Goestenkors has retired from on-court coaching but will remain on Kyra Elzy’s staff until her replacement is hired.
Elzy said a national search will begin immediately to replace the Women’s Basketball Hall of Famer, who is expected to stay with the program in an off-court support role.
LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — Bluegrass Crime Stoppers is partnering with the Lexington Police Department on an initiative that aims to help solve some homicide cases in central Kentucky, officials said.
Bluegrass Crime Stoppers has committed $10,000 over the next three months to unsolved homicides from 2022 in Lexington, police detective Anthony Delimpo said in a statement.
LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — A Kentucky man was fatally shot Saturday outside a church where a funeral was being held.
A woman was also injured in the shooting outside the Unity Worship Center. Lexington Police were called to the center around 2 p.m., The Lexington Herald-Leader reported.
LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — A new park that will allow public access to the Kentucky River is planned in Fayette County.
The city plans to purchase 30 acres (12 hectares) on the river near the Interstate 75 bridge into Madison County, Lexington Mayor Linda Gorton said last week in a statement.
LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) —
Police have charged a Kentucky man with killing his wife and two adult daughters, authorities said.
Steven Wilson, 64, was charged Wednesday with three counts of murder-domestic violence in the deaths of Lisa Wilson, 65, Bryonny Wilson, 42, and Bronwyn Wilson, 38, Lexington Police said in a statement.
LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — A Kentucky fire department has honored a hiker who survived a fall of more than 100 feet and nearly died.
The Lexington Fire Department honored Joshua Alexander during its annual awards ceremony Saturday, WKYT-TV reported.
LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — Two Kentucky high school students from Lexington have been named 2022 U.S. Presidential Scholars.
Grayson N. Kemplin, who attends Henry Clay High School, and McKenna Sun, who attends Paul Laurence Dunbar High School, were among 161 high school seniors from across the nation to be recognized Wednesday by U.S.
LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) _ Ramaco Resources, Inc. (METC) on Wednesday reported first-quarter earnings of $41.5 million.
The Lexington, Kentucky-based company said it had profit of 92 cents per share.
LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) —
A Kentucky woman accused of fatally stabbing her two children has pleaded not guilty to murder charges.
Nikki James, 43, appeared Tuesday for an initial appearance in Fayette District Court, news outlets reported.
LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) _ Valvoline Inc. (VVV) on Monday reported fiscal second-quarter earnings of $81 million.
On a per-share basis, the Lexington, Kentucky-based company said it had net income of 45 cents.
LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — A Kentucky football player has been charged with drunken driving, university police said.
Running back Chris Rodriguez Jr., 24, was arrested Sunday and charged with operating a motor vehicle under the influence of alcohol, careless driving and driving without tail lamps, news outlets reported, citing a police citation.
LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — Two children in central Kentucky were killed and one person has been charged with murder, police said Tuesday.
Officers responded to a report Monday evening of an injured person and arrived to find three injured people, who were taken to a local hospital, a statement from the Lexington Police Department said.
LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — An exercise rider died after being thrown from a horse at Keeneland's training track.
Callie Witt, 20, died Friday morning after being thrown from an unraced 2-year-old filly, Keeneland track spokeswoman Amy Gregory confirmed to The Associated Press.
LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) _ Tempur Sealy International Inc. (TPX) on Thursday reported first-quarter net income of $130.7 million.
The Lexington, Kentucky-based company said it had profit of 69 cents per share.
LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — Oscar Tshiebwe quickly learned achieving his dream of being an NBA draft lottery pick requires more than being college basketball’s best player.
So even after becoming an imposing inside presence on both ends of the floor, the Kentucky junior forward plans to spend the offseason stretching his game beyond the arc and in other phases to get himself — and the Wildcats — to the next level.
LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky forward Oscar Tshiebwe will return for his senior year with the Wildcats after a breakout season in which he swept national player of the year awards.
The 6-foot-9 Tshiebwe announced his decision Wednesday on ESPN’s SportsCenter.
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Steel maker Nucor Corp. announced on Thursday that it will build a $350 million manufacturing plant in North Carolina, which would be its second in the state.
A news release from the Charlotte-based Nucor said the mill, which will be located off U.S.
LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky guard TyTy Washington Jr. will enter the NBA draft and forego his remaining collegiate eligibility, ending his lone season as the Wildcats’ second-leading scorer.
The 6-foot-3 freshman is the second Wildcats player to enter the draft pool in what has become a spring ritual for the program.
LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — The University of Kentucky said a weekly testing requirement for students and employees who are vaccinated against the coronavirus would end Monday.
The move comes amid high vaccination rates at the school and lower rates of the virus on campus and in the Lexington community, news outlets reported, citing an email from UK President Eli Capilouto.
LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) —
Three men have pleaded guilty to charges in the death of a University of Kentucky student who was fatally shot during a robbery.
Roman Gonzalez, Justin Delone Smith and Efrain Diaz, Jr.
LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — A central Kentucky man who exchanged gunfire with police has died, authorities said.
Lexington police officers responded Sunday evening to a report of “an armed suicidal subject" at a home, according to a statement from the agency.
LEXINGTON, N.C. (AP) — Authorities have identified the body of a man whose car was struck by a train and pushed into a river in North Carolina.
News outlets report, troopers with the N.C. State Highway Patrol responded on Jan.
LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — An engaging Oscar Tshiebwe has won over Kentucky basketball fans with his record-breaking play on the court and affable personality off of it.
The 6-foot-9 native of the Democratic Republic of the Congo anchors the No.
LEXINGTON, Neb. (AP) — An Omaha woman who admitted she shot her husband along Interstate 80 in 2020 was found not guilty Friday of murdering him.
Kathleen Jourdan contended she shot her husband, Joshua Jourdan, in self-defense after suffering years of physical and emotional abuse from him.
LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — Gov. Andy Beshear announced he's directing an additional $38.7 million in pandemic-related aid to Kentucky's two largest cities to help people struggling to pay rent and utilities.
LEXINGTON, N.C. (AP) — A North Carolina man has been charged with three counts of first-degree murder in the deaths of two men and a 3-year-old girl last week, authorities said Tuesday.
Lexington police said Brian Keith Moses, 54, of Winston-Salem is accused of killing the toddler, who died Friday, two days after she was found severely injured in a Lexington apartment where two men were killed, news outlets reported.
LEXINGTON, N.C. (AP) — A North Carolina man has been arrested after he pushed a woman down and stole her car at a gas station, a sheriff's office said Monday.
The Alamance County Sheriff's Office said in a news release that a man pushed an 81-year-old woman to the ground and stole her car outside of a gas station in Davidson County at around 9:47 a.m.
LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — A former officer at a Kentucky jail was indicted Thursday on charges that he used illegal force against an inmate.
Gregory Evans, 50, was charged by a federal grand jury in Lexington with deprivation of rights under color of law, writing a false report about the incident and making false statements to law enforcement.
ROWLAND, N.C. (AP) — A North Carolina man has been charged in the shooting death of his ex-wife 12 years ago, authorities announced Thursday.
The Davidson County Sheriff’s Office said on Jan. 29, 2010, a 911 caller reported a person lying partially in the road along Badin Lake Road in New London, news outlets reported.
LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — A logistics firm is expanding in three locations in Kentucky and adding 525 new jobs, officials said.
Total Quality Logistics is expanding its offices in Lexington, Louisville and unincorporated Boone County, Gov.