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Lexington police arrest man in connection with shooting

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WKYT) - Lexington police have made an arrest in a shooting from last week. J’Lynn Hersey, 18, is facing multiple charges, including assault, wanton endangerment and criminal mischief. Police said a woman was shot on Nickwood Trail last Thursday, and investigators later connected Hersey to the shooting.
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Mayor: City closing Tandy Park in downtown Lexington earlier

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WKYT) - Lexington Mayor Linda Gorton said the city is changing hours for part of downtown. Tandy Centennial Park will now close at 2:00 a.m. instead of 3:00 a.m. This comes as Mayor Linda Gorton and the police chief discussed concerns of downtown violence on Wednesday. He mayor...
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FORMER KENTUCKY JUSTICE CABINET SECRETARY CHARGED WITH ‘BILL COSBY’ RAPE

AUGUST 16, 2022 – written by WADE QUEEN. FOPMER KENTUCKY STATE REPRESENTATIVE AND EX-CABINENT JUSTICE SECRETARY JOHN TILLEY, 53, WHO IS ALSO A LAW LEGAL ATTORNEY; WAS CHARGED WITH FIRST-DEGREE RAPE IN LECINGTON, KY., (LEFT: MUGHSOT PHOTO; RIGHT: OFFICIAL PHOTO AS KENTUCKY CABINENT JUSTICE AND PUBLIC SAFETY SECRETARY )
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Lexington leaders, Kentucky Utlities reach agreement on tree removal plan

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WKYT) -After months of protests and heated council meetings, Lexington leaders have approved a memorandum of understanding with Kentucky Utilities regarding the controversial line clearing plan. The issue included tree trimming, removal and replacement practices. KU says the work is designed to maintain and protect the utility’s infrastructure...
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Lexington Public Library breaks ground on new Marksbury Family Branch

LEXINGTON, Ky. — The Lexington Public Library broke ground on a new, significantly larger facility in the former Village Branch location on Versailles Road to better provide for the needs of the neighborhoods it serves. The new branch will reflect the community’s vision for a state-of-the-art community hub, one that offers robust resources and a myriad of program and service offerings. The groundbreaking ceremony was held on Tuesday at a media event featuring Library and City officials.
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Coroner looking for Fayette Co. man’s relatives

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ) — The Fayette County Coroner’s Office is looking for the relatives of a man who died last month. Timothy Roland Foreman died July 27 of natural causes. He was living in the 2000 block of Garden Springs Drive. He has two adult children living in...
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WATCH | Police make arrest in deadly Quinton Court shooting

The case was listed as “probable” Wednesday morning, but health officials told us Wednesday afternoon the case is now confirmed. WATCH | How Dream Homes help continue the mission of St. Jude's. Updated: 6 hours ago. How Dream Homes help continue the mission of St. Jude's. WATCH |...
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Lexington police warn of ‘pay to drop’ warrants, charges scam

LEXINGTON, Ky. (FOX 56) – The Lexington Police Department has been made aware of a recent scam in which callers are impersonating Lexington police officers. According to the police, callers pretending to be Lexington police officers are requesting payment to drop charges, fines, and/or arrest warrants. Lexington police have...
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Lexington police investigating shooting after victim drives to hospital

LEXINGTON, Ky. (FOX 56) – The Lexington Police Department is investigating a shooting Tuesday night. Lexington police said they responded to a Lexington hospital to a call from that a victim of the shooting drove themselves to the hospital. Police said the victim’s injuries are not life-threatening. At...
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Seniors resume dancing for first time since start of pandemic

LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18) — A group of seniors in Kentucky, known as the Prime Time Dancers, has returned to the dance floor. "We have such a great group of women, and they're just fun to be with," said Cindy Hougland. "I'll be 70 in September and I feel...
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Lexington city leaders talk to WKYT about downtown violence

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WKYT) - Lexington city leaders are addressing concerns of violence, especially reported shootings, in downtown. Mayor Linda Gorton and Police Chief Lawrence Weathers announced a series of changes Wednesday to enhance safety and patrols near the Fifth-Third Pavilion, including adding lighting around Tandy Park, changing up patrols, changing hours at Tandy Park, and even some businesses doing the same.
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How Lexington residents can get free cake on Sept. 1

LEXINGTON, Ky. (FOX 56) — Nothing Bundt Cakes is getting ready to celebrate its 25th birthday, and they’re doing so in a big way. On Sept. 1, Nothing Bundt Cakes will be giving out a free Confetti Bundtlet to the first 250 customers who arrive at any of their Lexington or Louisville locations.
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