LEXINGTON, N.C. (AP) — A North Carolina man who told deputies that he fatally shot a woman who broke into his home has been charged with murder after investigators determined the woman had been a guest at the home, a sheriff's office said.
LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — The annual Kentucky River Clean Sweep is this weekend, and organizers are asking for volunteers to help with the effort.
The event takes place on Saturday, and it's Lexington's first River Sweep since 2019.
LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky women’s basketball assistant Gail Goestenkors has retired from on-court coaching but will remain on Kyra Elzy’s staff until her replacement is hired.
Elzy said a national search will begin immediately to replace the Women’s Basketball Hall of Famer, who is expected to stay with the program in an off-court support role.
LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — Bluegrass Crime Stoppers is partnering with the Lexington Police Department on an initiative that aims to help solve some homicide cases in central Kentucky, officials said.
Bluegrass Crime Stoppers has committed $10,000 over the next three months to unsolved homicides from 2022 in Lexington, police detective Anthony Delimpo said in a statement.
LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — A Kentucky man was fatally shot Saturday outside a church where a funeral was being held.
A woman was also injured in the shooting outside the Unity Worship Center. Lexington Police were called to the center around 2 p.m., The Lexington Herald-Leader reported.
LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — A new park that will allow public access to the Kentucky River is planned in Fayette County.
The city plans to purchase 30 acres (12 hectares) on the river near the Interstate 75 bridge into Madison County, Lexington Mayor Linda Gorton said last week in a statement.
LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) —
Police have charged a Kentucky man with killing his wife and two adult daughters, authorities said.
Steven Wilson, 64, was charged Wednesday with three counts of murder-domestic violence in the deaths of Lisa Wilson, 65, Bryonny Wilson, 42, and Bronwyn Wilson, 38, Lexington Police said in a statement.
LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — A Kentucky fire department has honored a hiker who survived a fall of more than 100 feet and nearly died.
The Lexington Fire Department honored Joshua Alexander during its annual awards ceremony Saturday, WKYT-TV reported.
LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — Two Kentucky high school students from Lexington have been named 2022 U.S. Presidential Scholars.
Grayson N. Kemplin, who attends Henry Clay High School, and McKenna Sun, who attends Paul Laurence Dunbar High School, were among 161 high school seniors from across the nation to be recognized Wednesday by U.S.
LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) _ Ramaco Resources, Inc. (METC) on Wednesday reported first-quarter earnings of $41.5 million.
The Lexington, Kentucky-based company said it had profit of 92 cents per share.
LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) —
A Kentucky woman accused of fatally stabbing her two children has pleaded not guilty to murder charges.
Nikki James, 43, appeared Tuesday for an initial appearance in Fayette District Court, news outlets reported.
LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) _ Valvoline Inc. (VVV) on Monday reported fiscal second-quarter earnings of $81 million.
On a per-share basis, the Lexington, Kentucky-based company said it had net income of 45 cents.
LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — A Kentucky football player has been charged with drunken driving, university police said.
Running back Chris Rodriguez Jr., 24, was arrested Sunday and charged with operating a motor vehicle under the influence of alcohol, careless driving and driving without tail lamps, news outlets reported, citing a police citation.
LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — Two children in central Kentucky were killed and one person has been charged with murder, police said Tuesday.
Officers responded to a report Monday evening of an injured person and arrived to find three injured people, who were taken to a local hospital, a statement from the Lexington Police Department said.
LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — An exercise rider died after being thrown from a horse at Keeneland's training track.
Callie Witt, 20, died Friday morning after being thrown from an unraced 2-year-old filly, Keeneland track spokeswoman Amy Gregory confirmed to The Associated Press.
LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) _ Tempur Sealy International Inc. (TPX) on Thursday reported first-quarter net income of $130.7 million.
The Lexington, Kentucky-based company said it had profit of 69 cents per share.
LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — Oscar Tshiebwe quickly learned achieving his dream of being an NBA draft lottery pick requires more than being college basketball’s best player.
So even after becoming an imposing inside presence on both ends of the floor, the Kentucky junior forward plans to spend the offseason stretching his game beyond the arc and in other phases to get himself — and the Wildcats — to the next level.
LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky forward Oscar Tshiebwe will return for his senior year with the Wildcats after a breakout season in which he swept national player of the year awards.
The 6-foot-9 Tshiebwe announced his decision Wednesday on ESPN’s SportsCenter.
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Steel maker Nucor Corp. announced on Thursday that it will build a $350 million manufacturing plant in North Carolina, which would be its second in the state.
A news release from the Charlotte-based Nucor said the mill, which will be located off U.S.
LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky guard TyTy Washington Jr. will enter the NBA draft and forego his remaining collegiate eligibility, ending his lone season as the Wildcats’ second-leading scorer.
The 6-foot-3 freshman is the second Wildcats player to enter the draft pool in what has become a spring ritual for the program.
LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — The University of Kentucky said a weekly testing requirement for students and employees who are vaccinated against the coronavirus would end Monday.
The move comes amid high vaccination rates at the school and lower rates of the virus on campus and in the Lexington community, news outlets reported, citing an email from UK President Eli Capilouto.
LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) —
Three men have pleaded guilty to charges in the death of a University of Kentucky student who was fatally shot during a robbery.
Roman Gonzalez, Justin Delone Smith and Efrain Diaz, Jr.
LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — A central Kentucky man who exchanged gunfire with police has died, authorities said.
Lexington police officers responded Sunday evening to a report of “an armed suicidal subject" at a home, according to a statement from the agency.
LEXINGTON, N.C. (AP) — Authorities have identified the body of a man whose car was struck by a train and pushed into a river in North Carolina.
News outlets report, troopers with the N.C. State Highway Patrol responded on Jan.
LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — An engaging Oscar Tshiebwe has won over Kentucky basketball fans with his record-breaking play on the court and affable personality off of it.
The 6-foot-9 native of the Democratic Republic of the Congo anchors the No.
LEXINGTON, Neb. (AP) — An Omaha woman who admitted she shot her husband along Interstate 80 in 2020 was found not guilty Friday of murdering him.
Kathleen Jourdan contended she shot her husband, Joshua Jourdan, in self-defense after suffering years of physical and emotional abuse from him.
LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — Gov. Andy Beshear announced he's directing an additional $38.7 million in pandemic-related aid to Kentucky's two largest cities to help people struggling to pay rent and utilities.
LEXINGTON, N.C. (AP) — A North Carolina man has been charged with three counts of first-degree murder in the deaths of two men and a 3-year-old girl last week, authorities said Tuesday.
Lexington police said Brian Keith Moses, 54, of Winston-Salem is accused of killing the toddler, who died Friday, two days after she was found severely injured in a Lexington apartment where two men were killed, news outlets reported.
LEXINGTON, N.C. (AP) — A North Carolina man has been arrested after he pushed a woman down and stole her car at a gas station, a sheriff's office said Monday.
The Alamance County Sheriff's Office said in a news release that a man pushed an 81-year-old woman to the ground and stole her car outside of a gas station in Davidson County at around 9:47 a.m.
LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — A former officer at a Kentucky jail was indicted Thursday on charges that he used illegal force against an inmate.
Gregory Evans, 50, was charged by a federal grand jury in Lexington with deprivation of rights under color of law, writing a false report about the incident and making false statements to law enforcement.
ROWLAND, N.C. (AP) — A North Carolina man has been charged in the shooting death of his ex-wife 12 years ago, authorities announced Thursday.
The Davidson County Sheriff’s Office said on Jan. 29, 2010, a 911 caller reported a person lying partially in the road along Badin Lake Road in New London, news outlets reported.
LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — A logistics firm is expanding in three locations in Kentucky and adding 525 new jobs, officials said.
Total Quality Logistics is expanding its offices in Lexington, Louisville and unincorporated Boone County, Gov.
LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) _ Tempur Sealy International Inc. (TPX) on Tuesday reported fourth-quarter profit of $175.8 million.
The Lexington, Kentucky-based company said it had net income of 88 cents per share.
LEXINGTON, N.C. (AP) — An airplane crashed into a tractor-trailer on Wednesday on a North Carolina highway, killing the pilot and sparking a small fire, the N.C. State Highway Patrol said.
The Federal Aviation Administration said a twin-engine Beechcraft Barron crashed into the tractor-trailer on Interstate 85 South, near the Davidson County Airport in Lexington at around 5:35 p.m.
LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — A teenage boy has been charged with attempted murder of a police officer in connection with a shooting in Kentucky this month.
Lexington police said the 16-year-old was with a group of people on Saturday when officers approached to investigate an earlier shooting.
LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — A Kentucky man is suspected of fatally shooting a 10-year-old boy and then killing himself, officials said.
Lexington police responded Sunday to a report of shots fired at a residence and found the pair dead at the scene, the agency said in a statement.
ELIZABETHTOWN, Ky. (AP) — A jury has convicted a Lexington man of killing two people in Hardin County.
Jurors handed down the verdict Wednesday in Hardin Circuit Court for Taynondree Reed, 29, in the 2020 deaths of Shawn Fox, 32, and Michael Buckner Thomas, 37, of Hopkinsville, The News-Enterprise reported.
LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — Three attorneys have been nominated to serve as family court judge in Fayette County.
Carl D. Devine, Martha A. Rosenberg and Tiffany Lorraine Yahr, all of Lexington, were chosen as candidates for the vacancy by the Judicial Nominating Commission, the Administrative Office of the Courts said in a statement.
LEXINGTON, N.C. (AP) — A 3-month old is among four people hospitalized after a mobile home fire in North Carolina in which an older sibling rushed into the flames to save two of his sisters, officials said.
CYNTHIANA, Ky. (AP) — State Police have arrested a Kentucky man after a trooper was wounded by gunfire.
The trooper was taken to a hospital in Cynthiana by a state fish and wildlife officer who was nearby and transferred him to a trauma center, said Capt.
LEXINGTON, Neb. (AP) — A woman accused of fatally shooting her husband in front of their two children inside the family’s truck nearly two years ago is set to go to trial in March.
The second-degree murder trial of Kathleen Jourdan, 33, is set to begin March 3 and is expected to be held over five days, station KRVN reported.
LEXINGTON, N.C. (AP) — A North Carolina man is charged with felony murder in connection with a shooting death, authorities said.
David Matthew Cameron, 46, of Lexington was charged in the fatal shooting of Ellis Coleman Sr.
KEARNEY, Neb. (AP) — Police have identified a man who was killed and another who was injured in a shooting in central Kearney over the weekend.
In a news release, Kearney police identified Jared Shinpaugh, 31, of Lexington, as the man killed and Joseph Garcia, 29, of Lexington, as the person injured in the Sunday night shooting that happened a couple of blocks north of Pioneer Park.
LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — Joe B. Hall took on the steep challenge of following a legend and created his own successful legacy.
Hall, who succeeded Adolph Rupp and guided Kentucky to a national championship in 1978, has died.
LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — Larry Forgy, a Republican stalwart who ran for governor three times in Kentucky, losing a heartbreakingly close election in 1995, has died. He was 82.
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — The top teams in the Kentucky Associated Press high school basketball polls, with first-place votes, records, and total points:
LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky residents can donate their natural Christmas trees for use as fish habitat.
The Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources is accepting Christmas trees through Jan.