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Nicholasville police investigating shooting at hotel

NICHOLASVILLE, Ky. (WKYT) - We’re tracking breaking news in Nicholasville. There’s a large police presence outside the Home Place Inn, which is off 27 and North Main Street. Police told us a clerk at the hotel was shot. They said the victim was taken to UK Hospital and...
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Kentucky restaurant once featured on Discovery Channel and Food Network now closing after 70 years

An iconic old-school-style restaurant in Kentucky is closing after serving up delicious eats to the community for over 70 years. In its heyday, the Parkette Drive-In restaurant was featured multiple times on national television shows like the Food Network's Rachel Ray Show and the Discovery Channel's Diners, Drive-Ins, & Dives hosted by the famous king of "flavor town," Guy Fieri.

Five years given to a Berea man for a fatal hit-and-run

Larry Hinkle was killed on Ky. 680 after being struck by a car, and it has been nearly five years to the day that the driver who hit him and fled the scene was found guilty and given a five-year prison term for his crime. Kyle Collins, 27, of Owsley...

Severe thunderstorms causing travel issues in Lexington

LEXINGTON, Ky. (FOX 56) – Severe thunderstorms in Kentucky are creating issues in Lexington and the surrounding area Tuesday. Severe thunderstorm warnings have been issued for Bourbon, Clark, Fayette Jessamine, and Madison counties until 5: 30 p.m. According to FOX 56’s Chief Meteorologist Chris Johnson, winds between 60- 70 mph will be possible with the storm.

Man accused of kidnapping 75-year-old Alabama woman, duct taping her in closet

CALHOUN COUNTY, Ala. (TCD) -- A man suspected of kidnapping an elderly woman outside her home was located in Kentucky and taken into custody. According to, on July 4, the Calhoun County Sheriff’s Office received a call at 1:30 p.m. to report 75-year-old Betty Cobb missing after her family went to her home but could not locate her. A large search comprising "multiple teams from multiple agencies" immediately began for Cobb and the suspect, Tony Lamar White.

Kentucky State Police Post 7 Announces Traffic Safety Checkpoints

RICHMOND, KY (July 6, 2022) – The Kentucky State Police, Richmond Post, which provides coverage for Madison, Clark, Estill, Lee, Owsley, Jackson, Mercer, Boyle, Lincoln, Garrard and Jessamine counties, will be conducting periodic traffic safety checkpoints at locations approved by the Kentucky State Police Policy and Procedures Manual. These...

Nearly 17,000 without power across Lexington as gusty winds, rain roll in

With a severe thunderstorm warning in effect for parts of central Kentucky, nearly 17,000 customers were without power in Fayette County as of late Wednesday afternoon. The National Weather Service in Louisville issued a statement around 4:55 p.m. Wednesday, noting a severe thunderstorm warning was in effect through 5:30 p.m. for Clark, eastern Jessamine, southeastern Bourbon, northeastern Madison and southeastern Fayette counties.

Restaurant, mini golf, more: Entertainment center planned for vacant Versailles building

A family entertainment center could soon be coming to Woodford County. According to Versailles city council member Laura Dake, the city is buying an old Kroger building off U.S. Highway 60, and there are plans to put a family entertainment center on the lot. Mayor Brian Traugott said the sale was not official as of early Wednesday afternoon but terms have been agreed upon, so no issues are expected during closing.

Has anybody seen this bird?

FRANKFORT, Ky. (KT) – The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service announced Wednesday a six-month extension before officially declaring the ivory-billed woodpecker extinct and is reopening the public comment period on the proposed rule for another 30 days. On Sept. 30, 2021, the Service published a proposed rule to remove...

Alabama Fugitive captured on Interstate 75 in Richmond, Kentucky

RICHMOND, KY (July 6, 2022) – The Kentucky State Police is reporting that, KSP Post 7, Richmond was contacted by Anniston County Sheriff’s Office in Anniston, Alabama on July 5th. The Sheriff’s Office advised a fugitive from Anniston County could be passing through KSP Post 7 district on I-75 south.

Kentucky interested in rising international recruit Flory Bidunga

Flory Bidunga first arrived in the United States from the Democratic Republic of the Congo ten months ago, electing to play at Kokomo High School (IN). In that short time, Bidunga has made himself one of the fastest-rising recruits in all of high school basketball. At Kokomo this past season,...