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Man who shot brother, dragged body behind truck gets 15 years in prison

Vernon Saunders was sentenced to 15 years in prison in the May 2014 death of his younger brother. Evidence presented at trial was that Saunders shot his brother, tied the body to a pickup truck and dragged the body behind the truck for more than a mile. Saunders will be eligible for a parole hearing about seven months after entering prison.

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Student who brought a handgun onto Tates Creek campus is indicted

A student who brought a gun into Tates Creek High School on Nov. 2 has been indicted by a Fayette County grand jury. Lamaar Dequan Sanford was indicted this week on a felony charge of unlawful possession of a weapons on school property and two misdemeanor charges of carrying a concealed deadly weapon and resisting arrest. It was the first of three incidents in November involving Tates Creek students with guns.

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Georgetown man sought by Lexington police as porch parcel thief

A Georgetown man caught stealing packages from a front porch was identified Friday by Lexington police. Investigators with the Lexington Police Department’s Financial Crimes Unit obtained an arrest warrant for felony theft of mail matter for Benjamin T. Christian, 24. Anyone with knowledge of Mr. Christian’s whereabouts is asked to call Lexington Police at 859-258-3600.

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Ornate Christmas-themed light show

The home at 146 Dunn Circle in Georgetown is known for having traffic-stopping Christmas decorations.
Ornate Christmas-themed light show 0:27

Ornate Christmas-themed light show

Santa and UK Healthcare helpers send off gifts to Kentucky children 1:08

Santa and UK Healthcare helpers send off gifts to Kentucky children

Video captures alleged shoplifters as Kohl's employees threatened 0:45

Video captures alleged shoplifters as Kohl's employees threatened

Candlelight vigil for Nova Gallman 0:29

Candlelight vigil for Nova Gallman

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