Category Archive: Public Safety

Lexington traffic

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STREET AND LANE CLOSURES FOR DECEMBER 5   Closures Scheduled from 9am to 3pm: Tates Creek Road at Cooper Drive – One lane blocked at a time for traffic signal work. Tates Creek… Continue reading

Lexington weather

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Today Rain Hi 56 °F Tonight Rain Lo 44 °F   Today: Rain. High near 56. South wind between 5 and 9 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New rainfall amounts between a… Continue reading

Lexington traffic

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Major Interstate Impact on I-75 Southbound at Northern Split:  I-75 S is CLOSED at the 118 MM ramp due to a serious injury collision.  It is expected to remain closed until approximately 10:00am… Continue reading

Lexington traffic

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Regular traffic reports will resume Tuesday November 15 at 4:00 pm.  Please see below for street and lane closure information and note that all work is scheduled and subject to change. STREET AND… Continue reading

Election 2011 Issues: Kentucky attorney gen. candidates on prescription drug abuse

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  Kentucky has a prescription drug abuse problem. In fact, according to a study released by Forbes in 2010, Kentucky ranks fourth in the “most medicated states”. West Virginia was first, followed by… Continue reading

Lexington storm photos

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Here are some photos taken during recent tornado and thunderstorm warnings in Lexington (courtesy of my friend, Andrea). Funnel cloud in Lexington Lightning, from the ground up

Campus police seek library “foot stabber”

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Campus police issued a public warning about a man stabbing the feet of patrons at the W.T. Young Library early Monday evening. According to the UKNOW web site by University of Kentucky Public… Continue reading

1st annual Sigma Pi fish fry

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This Friday, April 22, the University of Kentucky chapter of Sigma Pi, will be holding its first anual fish fry in association with the university’s Child Abuse Prevention Association (CAPA). Members were standing… Continue reading

TSA Pats Down a Kentucky 6-Year-Old Girl (w/ Video)

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How should Transportation Security Administration (TSA) screen young children that don’t understand what’s going on? It’s one of the most sensitive issues the TSA faces. It has upset parents and all walks of… Continue reading

Lexington Mayor Jim Gray Announces New “Businessman’s Budget” Plan

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Lexington mayor Jim Gray announced his budget proposal for the 2012 fiscal year Tuesday, calling it a “businessman’s budget”. “Today’s the day to face the facts,” Mayor Gay said.  “Our city has serious… Continue reading