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Lexington man charged with shooting family member

August 21, 2016 - A Lexington man has been arrested in connection with the shooting of his cousin. Investigators with the Lexington Police Department today charged Anthony L. Beard, Jr., 26, with Assault 1st and Burglary 1st.

Lexington Police Department joins national crackdown to reduce impaired driving fatalities

August 19, 2016 - If you choose to drink and drive in Lexington – beware. The Lexington Police Department is joining law enforcement throughout the nation for the “Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over” campaign, Aug. 19-Sept. 5.

Charges filed in connection with child left in daycare van

August 18, 2016 - A woman who left a 3-year-old boy alone in a daycare van overnight has been charged with 2nd degree Wanton Endangerment. A criminal complaint was served Wednesday on Ms. Dorothay Gateskill, 23, of Lexington.

Sanitary sewer cleanings, inspections: Aug. 22 - 26

Citizens on the streets listed below may see vehicles, work crews and small equipment. Work crews will be wearing reflective vests and appropriate identification. Abbington Hill Buckland Place Calevares Dr Canterberry Green Way

Not just drugs and alcohol: Lexington Police re-launch D.A.R.E. program with updated approach

August 18, 2016 - Officer Bige Towery knows a few things about crime prevention and talking to kids about the dangers of drugs and alcohol. He’s taught the D.A.R.E.

Signal work at Nicholasville Road and Man O War rescheduled

The rewiring of traffic signals at the intersection of Nicholasville Road and Man O War Boulevard has been rescheduled for Sunday, August 21. Work is expected to start at 7 a.m. and finish around 3 p.m.

Charles Young Center now on National Register of Historic Places

The Charles Young Center has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places.

Sanitary sewer cleanings, inspections: August 15 - 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. Abbington Hill Bayswater Way Calevares Dr Canterberry Green Way

Lexington city employees win an Emmy award for documentary

The dream of nearly every film maker is to win an Emmy, and now two city employees have realized that dream.

Cross Keys homicide investigation

While responding to a call in the 1000-block of Cross Keys Road early Sunday, August 7, 2016, officers discovered the body of an adult female behind an apartment building.