"We must be adults today," Mayor Jim Gray said as the Urban County Council voted to relocate two Confederate statues from the old courthouse downtown. Watch highlights from the council meeting and vote.
Mayor Jim Gray reacted with the crowd inside the Urban County Government Center after a unanimous "yes" by all members of the Urban County Council to relocate two Confederate statues at the old courthouse.
After Lexington's city hall was filled to capacity during a council meeting to consider the removal of two Confederate statues from the old courthouse lawn, the overflow crowd held an impromptu rally In support of the removal on Main Street on Aug. 17, 2017.
Police Chief Mark Bernard advises "don't give them the attention they want" concerning potential protesters coming to town to protest against the relocation of two confederate statues located at the old courthouse building downtown.
Lexington Police and Fayette County Coroner Gary Ginn were at a shooting Thursday morning in the Imperial Estates mobile home park on London Avenue. At least one person was shot, but neither the victim nor the shooter have been located.
Mayor Jim Gray spoke to members of the city council and the public in a session Tuesday that saw the city officials unanimously agree to move forward in efforts to relocate two statues currently at the former Fayette County Courthouse.
U.S. Sen. Rand Paul responds to questions on the potential for a Korean nuclear war and on comments made by Donald Trump about Mitch McConnell during Paul's visit to Lexington on Friday, Aug. 11, 2017, for a panel discussion on health care reform.