The Kenton County police department's video of an officer's collision with a deer has generated national and international notice. The department posted the video on Facebook and emphasized how the officer involved was able to maintain control of the police car because he "applied his brakes and steered away from the deer in a controlled manner." The officer wasn't injured and damage to the car was minimal considering the impact. The deer also appeared unharmed.
"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.
Holly Zoller, of Louisville, Ky., spoke to Lexington's Urban County Council as the council prepared to vote to relocate two Confederate statues. She warned of the danger of white nationalist demonstrators. Zoller says she was in Injured last Saturday when James Fields drove his car into counter-protesters in Charlottesville, Va.