A woman who died in a Georgetown house explosion and fire is suspected of setting the blaze, said Georgetown Fire Chief John Ward and fire investigator Capt. Wes Broderick in a Thursday press conference. The explosions were likely unintentional.
Two trains crashed and spilled cars sideways across tracks and on nearby hills in Scott County March 18. The derailment forced the temporary evacuations of nearby residents until authorities could assess if hazardous materials were dumped.
The railroad crossing on Lisle Road in Scott County was briefly opened then closed again Monday as railroad cars were moved near the site of an overnight derailment. Two trains collided and a derailment occurred.
Firefighters from Georgetown and Scott County fire departments battled a large fire at a mini storage facility on Cherry Blossom Way in Georgetown, Ky. At least one person was burned in the fire, which started about 7:15 a.m. Herald-Leader video
District 7 crews of the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet gathered outside of the Alltech arena for the annual Equipment Roadeo, which competitively tests crew's expertise in operating and maneuvering road work equipment.
Jeremy Porter, a nonprofit director from Lexington, expressed frustration on Monday of him and others representing the Poor People's Campaign for the group's access into the Kentucky State Capitol building being limited to two people at a time.