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Homicide investigation – Alexandria Drive

Two people were found deceased inside an apartment.

Riding his bike off into the sunset, longtime downtown officer retires

Officer Howard Florence has served Lexington for 26 years.

Lexington tries paper recycling pilot project

Starting this week, LFUCG employees will be asked to put clean, dry paper in bins located throughout City Hall. The Government Center pilot program is designed to explore a method for collecting and selling clean paper to recyclers.

Fall Prescription Take Back Day is Saturday, Oct. 26

Don't be the dealer. Help prevent drug abuse by properly disposing of unwanted or expired medication.

Two-day search yields several arrests on felony warrants

The effort focused on locating suspects wanted for assaults, sex crimes, and narcotics-related offenses.

City to collect household hazardous waste – Saturday, October 19

Fayette County residents can safely dispose of unwanted hazardous waste at a free collection event this Saturday, October 19. Lexington’s Division of Waste Management and other city agencies are coordinating the free event that will run from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Violent crime initiative leads to multiple arrests

Lexington Police teamed up with partner agencies in a coordinated effort.

Sanitary sewer cleanings, inspections Oct. 14 – Oct. 19

Citizens on the streets listed below may see vehicles, work crews, and small equipment. Work crews will be wearing reflective vests and appropriate identification. Astaire Dr Barksdale Dr Bowen Ct Burgess Ave Colchester Dr

Winslow Street to be closed for two weeks

Winslow Street between South Limestone and South Upper will be closed for two weeks starting on Monday, October 14. In addition to the roadway, the sidewalks will also be closed. Crews, which will be working 24-hours a day, will be burying utility wires.

Work on downtown roadways continues through the fall

City crews, utility companies and contractors continue to make improvements to downtown roadways in an effort to complete as much work as possible before the paving season ends.