Daily Archive: June 2, 2018

Jun 02

Vegas comes up empty again in puzzling 3-1 loss to Capitals

Throughout their first three playoff series, the Vegas Golden Knights were defined by smart decisions and dazzling plays. In the Stanley Cup Final, their mistakes have drawn most of the attention. Vegas made too many errors in its own end of the ice and scored just one gift-wrapped goal Saturday night in a 3-1 loss …

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Jun 02

Scott County defeats Lafayette to move on 11th Region Final

LEXINGTON, Ky (WTVQ) – Who will be playing for the 11th Region Baseball Title? That would be decided on Saturday between Scott County and Lafayette. It would be a dogfight, but Scott County would come out on top, 8-7. They’ll now play Woodford County for a shot to go to the state tournament. Check out …

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Jun 02

11th Region Tournament Softball Semifinals

: LEXINGTON, Ky (WTVQ) – It was a long day spent on the diamond for many across the Lexington area. Rain during the week wreaked havoc on games forcing them to be played on Saturday and Sunday. On that list for softball, the 11th Region title would be decided in one day. The winner having …

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Jun 02

Beloved crossing guard hangs up the whistle after 44 years

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ)-Closer to home, for forty four years, Mary Richardson has been helping students get to school safely, but this week she’s hanging up the whistle. The Lexington Police Department posted pictures thanking Richardson for her service. The eighty four year-old worked along Chantilly Street and Deauville Drive during her time as a crossing …

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Jun 02

Capitals flying high, up 2-1 on Vegas in Stanley Cup Final

Alex Ovechkin went airborne, Evgeny Kuznetsov flapped his arms like a bird of prey and the Washington Capitals are flying high, just two wins away from winning the Stanley Cup. Ovechkin dived to score his 14th goal of the playoffs and raised his arms in joy when Kuznetsov beat Marc-Andre Fleury and broke out his …

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Jun 02

Kasich attacks GOP for not opposing Trump on tariffs, DACA

WASHINGTON (AP) – Republican Ohio Governor John Kasich is pushing Republican leadership to stand up to President Donald Trump on tariffs and immigration. In a segment of an interview with CBS’ “Face the Nation” released Saturday night, Kasich says he is “shocked” that Republican lawmakers feel “they have to ask permission from the president to …

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Jun 02

You can now read a book on a book, or is it a bench?

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ)- When the weather is nice, you can now take a book outside to enjoy on Lexington’s new book benches. Artist Blake Snyder Eames put one together based on author David Arnold’s “Mosquitoland”. You can find this bench at the corner of MLK and Main. It’s one of about 36 book-themed benches popping …

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Jun 02

Police find missing truck in Hazard after armed robbery

HAZARD, Ky.  (WTVQ)- Hazard police say they found a missing car thanks to a tip. According to officers, shortly before midnight Friday, two employees were leaving the Captain D’s on Village Lane when a man approached them with a gun and demanded money. Then the suspect demanded the employee hand over the keys to his truck. …

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Jun 02

Lexington police honor crossing guard

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ)- For forty four years Mary Richardson has been helping students get to school safely, but this week she’s hanging up the whistle. The Lexington Police Department posted pictures Friday, thanking Richardson for her service. The 84-year-old worked along Chantilly Street and Deauville Drive during her time as a crossing guard. The post …

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Jun 02

Lexington Wear Orange Peace Walk

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ) – As students in Parkland, Florida prepare to graduate Sunday, students in Lexington are among those who marched against gun violence Saturday. The Wear Orange Peace Walk is part of Lexington’s second year recognizing Wear Orange Day. Students in Chicago started the day as a way to recognize their classmate Hadiya Pendleton. …

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