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City crews to work overnight on snow duty

Crews from the Divisions of Streets & Roads and Water Quality will work overnight in anticipation of Lexington receiving up to an inch of snow. Supervisors and crew members will come on duty at 10 p.m. and will work until relieved by the day crew Thursday morning.

Police investigating criminal activity in Buckhorn area

A home security camera recently captured two young men approaching a front door. After noticing the camera, the individuals immediately turned around and left.

Alleged scam artist wanted for Theft by Deception

A woman reported to police that a man, later identified as Sherman Denny, approached her in a parking lot stating he was from out of town and forgot his diabetes medication.

Ongoing holiday lights collection drive a big success

More than 1,300 pounds of holiday lights and accessories have been collected so far in the “Holiday Lights, Recycle Right” collection drive.

Mayor Gorton gives first State of the City / State of the County speech

Mayor Linda Gorton delivered her first State of the City/State of the County address today. The address was hosted by the Lexington Forum.

City officials urge residents to exercise caution in cold temperatures

While the snowfall has ended, the temperature remains below freezing and so citizens are urged to be cautious while driving and being outside today.

Weather response continues

Crews from the Divisions of Streets & Roads and Water Quality continued to treat roads today. Ranked roads have all been treated. However, slick spots remain, especially on roads with lower traffic volumes. Crews will remain on duty overnight.

Drivers urged to slow down this morning

Crews from the Divisions of Streets & Roads and Water Quality have been out clearing roads overnight. They will continue treating roads throughout the morning, and are on call for the day shift if conditions require additional response.

Palumbo Drive homicide investigation

The preliminary investigation found that several teenagers were inside an apartment when the shooting occurred around 8:45 p.m. Thursday, January 17.

City crews prepared for cold temperatures and snow

City of Lexington road crews are prepared for the dramatic drop in temperatures and snow that is expected this evening through early Sunday morning. Workers from the city’s Divisions of Streets & Roads and Water Quality will report for duty at 8 p.m.