Monthly Archive: December 2012

Dec 31

Update: Power Restored To All Blue Grass Energy Customers

Power was finally restored Monday evening to the remaining Blue Grass Energy customers who had been without power since Saturday, according to the company’s online outage map. Several thousand customers lost power after a heavy, wet snow fell Friday night into Saturday.  Tree limbs snapped under the heavy weight of the snow, bringing down power …

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Dec 31

Troopers keeping an eye on holiday travel

The roads are a little busier Monday night, as people are out celebrating New Year’s Eve. Add wintry weather to the mix, and that causes a tricky night for travelers. Brought to you by Automated Marketing .

Dec 31

Number of Laurel County Fatal Crashes Doubles

Laurel County has seen nearly twice as many fatal traffic accidents this year when compared to last year. Curtis Smith, 41, lost control of his motorcycle on Kentucky 229 Friday night and died from his injuries. Smith was just one of the 17 people killed this year during traffic accidents in Laurel County. Kentucky State …

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Dec 31

Wintry Mix to Ring in 2013

Update: Light rain is falling in most areas of central and eastern Kentucky in the final hour of 2013. Areas north of I-64 are still expected to switch to a sleet/snow mix in the very early hours of 2013. Up to a half inch of accumulation is possible in northern Kentucky. Stay safe on your …

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Dec 31

Man seriously injured in Lexington assault

Police are investigating an assault that left a man seriously injured Monday night. Brought to you by Automated Marketing .

Dec 31

Man Shot Outside Gas Station In Lexington

Lexington Police said a man was shot in the leg in broad daylight Monday afternoon as he walked by a Marathon Gas Station on Martin Luther King Boulevard. Police said the victim was taken to U.K. Hospital with non-life threatening injuries. The victim’s name wasn’t released. Police said they took two suspects into custody shortly …

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Dec 31

Some Of The Stories You’ll See Tonight On LEX 18 News At 11…December 31, 2012

Tonight on LEX 18 News at 11… We’re tracking another wintry mix, including how it will affect your New Year’s Eve late night travel and the morning commute. Plus, how people continue to rebuild after the March tornados that ravaged parts of Magoffin, Laurel and Morgan counties. And we’ll take a look back at some …

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Dec 31

Extra Road Crews In To Combat Icy New Year’s Eve

As you’re getting ready to ring in the 2013, men and women with the Fayette County Streets and Roads Department are getting ready to hit the roads. Salt trucks will be out in full force Monday night, as the freezing rain and snow starts to come down. “We’ve told the folks coming in at midnight …

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Dec 31

Money From Sandy Relief Concert Being Put To Work

NEW YORK (AP) – Some of the biggest names in rock ‘n’ roll were on the bill for the nationally televised “12-12-12″ concert benefiting victims of Superstorm Sandy, but the charity in charge of distributing donations has been thinking small when it comes to doling out the $50 million-plus raised by Bruce Springsteen, Paul McCartney, …

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Dec 31

Rain Beginning, Some Snow & Sleet To Mix In

Happy New Year! It’s a less than ideal start to 2013 out there weather-wise. We’re already seeing some light rain push through the region. Some sleet and light snow is coming down in extreme northern portions of the Commonwealth. Overnight tonight, we’ll see some light snow and sleet mix in with the rain further south. …

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