An off-duty officer recently helped arrest a man breaking into cars in one of Lexington's most popular parks. Officers charged a man with theft, criminal mischief and possession of burglar tools at Shillito Park.
Fayette Circuit Judge Pamela Goodwine denied defense motions Thursday that sought to halt the trial of two men charged in the 2014 murder of a Marine corporal. The prosecution and defense finished presenting their cases in the trial of Dawan Mulazim and Quincinio Canada, although one rebuttal witness will be called Monday.
The mother of the seven children, 30-year-old Krystin Lawson, is charged with first-degree wanton endangerment and seven counts of endangering the welfare of a minor, according to the sheriff's office.
Historic Kentucky school educated 600 Native American youth from 17 tribes in a government diversity experiment from 1825 to 1848. Now a construction trade group will help its owner and the Choctaw Nation restore a surviving building.
Chas Allen, on of the four men who participated in the violent robbery of rare books from the Transylvania University special collection library, and Blake Jenner, who plays Allen in "American Animals" the movie about the heist, talk about the film.
Seven inmates in a pod at the Franklin County Regional Jail tested positive for methamphetamine after authorities observed camera footage of the men taking the illegal drug. The man who introduced the meth into the pod had been picked up on a parole violation and had only been incarcerated for about an hour when he was observed acting suspiciously.
Firefighters were called to the house, which is near the corner of Copper Springs Drive and Corona Drive, at about 6:20 p.m., Lexington fire Battalion Chief Chris Ward said. When responders arrived, they found heavy flames along the outside of the house.
Preservationists are alarmed that the owner of a historic 1791 house in Paris, Kentucky, has threatened to demolish it if he can't sell it soon. Revolutionary War Capt. James Wright built the house, as well as a 1786 log cabin behind it.
A Lexington man is accused of stalking his ex-girlfriend and putting Ambien in her food so he could sexually abuse her while she slept. After Peter Horine was seen hiding in bushes, he allegedly told Richmond police he was spying on the woman.
"American Animals" director says he was attracted to the story of the robbery of rare books from the Transylvania University special collections library because the four college-age perpetrators were so unlike people who usually commit similar crimes.
Officers Lee Morris and Michael Culver responded to the area of Cooper and Sports Center drives after someone at UK's Lancaster Aquatic Center called to report that ducks could be heard chirping in a storm sewer, UK Police Chief Joe Monroe said.