Lexington’s Most Wanted is a service of the Office of the Fayette County Sheriff and the Lexington Herald-Leader. (Like the sheriff’s office on Facebook.) Each week, a new photo lineup features mug shots of fugitives and information about them and warrants issued for their arrests.
A widening project will begin Monday night on New Circle Road in Lexington. Additional lanes will be constructed between Georgetown Road and Boardwalk Avenue. The project also includes reconstruction of the interchange at Newtown Pike.
Even as Gina Haspel took over as CIA director, conservatives and some Trump allies were accusing her of being part of the “deep state” conspiracy that the president repeatedly claims has been conducting a “witch hunt” against him.
Rowan County Clerk Kim Davis got praise from some conservative icons like Mike Huckabee and Bobby Jindal when she refused to issue marriage license to gay couples. But two Hollywood stars have also made it into this story, by donating to the gay man hoping to oust her.
An immigration lawyer has accused mayoral candidate and former Lexington Police Chief Ronnie Bastin of improperly denying applications for a special visas for crime victims. Bastin said he was following the law.
Calling Gray's campaign ad discriminatory and an attack on military service, several veterans PACs denounced Lexington Mayor Jim Gray this weekend. The groups had already endorsed Amy McGrath, a retired Marine Corps fighter pilot.
Just as Kentucky prepares to borrow $281 million on the bond market, Standard & Poor's has dropped its credit rating, which is likely to mean a higher interest rate for taxpayers. S&P cites the state's poor fiscal management.