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Arrest made in multiple burglaries

June 3, 2016 - A Lexington man is under arrest in connection with multiple commercial and residential burglaries over the past month. Investigators with the Lexington Police Department charged Seth C.

Douglass to begin construction on a new playground

Douglass Park opened one of its birthday presents today … a design for a new playground. The park is 100 and a year-long celebration is underway, organized by a volunteer group, the Douglass Park Centennial Commission.

Fireworks to light up the sky over Commonwealth

Lexington will light up the sky with fireworks as usual on the Fourth of July, but this year the celebration is moving to a new part of town … over Commonwealth Stadium.

Police make arrest in armed bank robbery

A 16-year-old juvenile is charged with Robbery 1st in connection with an armed bank robbery that occurred earlier today. Investigators with the Lexington Police Department arrested the subject Thursday evening.

Police obtain assault warrant

Officers located the victim, a 21-year-old man, lying on the ground suffering from a gunshot wound to his head.

Courthouse construction brings parking, traffic changes

Parking and traffic patterns around the Historic Courthouse on Main Street will change beginning in early June because of extensive work on the 116-year-old building. Parking changes include:

City seeks comments for Historic Courthouse Analysis of Brownfield Cleanup Alternatives

Lexington’s public meeting regarding the renovation of the Historic Fayette County Courthouse located at 215 West Main Street will be held at noon on Wednesday, June 1 in the Fifth Third Bank Pavilion. The meeting will include an opportunity for the public to review and commen

Lexington’s new traffic camera system goes live

Planning your morning commute just became a lot easier with 79 new high definition traffic cameras, live online (lexingtonky.gov/traffic) starting today.

Police investigate bank robbery

The Lexington Police Department is investigating a bank robbery that occurred earlier today. At approximately 10:55 a.m., Wednesday, May 25, officers responded to the Community Trust Bank located at 185 Pasadena Drive in reference to a robbery. 

Ten free, awesome outdoor events in Lexington this summer

Whether you are strapped for cash or rolling in dough, these free outdoor events are must-gos!  From music to arts to movies—you’ll find some great options to enjoy good times in Lexington this summer, without having to spend a lot of your hard-earned cash.