Category Archive: Lexington WTVQ 36

Jun 18

Hot And Humid Wednesday With Most Staying Dry

Forecast: Mother Nature is giving us another day of high heat and humidity. Temperatures will climb to 90 degrees this afternoon with a few afternoon clouds. When you factor in the humidity, it will feel like the mid 90s. A few areas will see some relief from the heat this afternoon thanks to a stray …

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Jun 18

Man Chases Down Suspect In Truck Break-In

A man took matters into his own hands after he witnessed someone breaking into his truck. Lexington Police said the break-in happened around 3:30 Wednesday morning on Pyke Road. The victim chased a woman down, stopping her on Virginia Avenue until police made it to the scene. That woman was not arrested but another woman …

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Jun 18

Montgomery County Man Dies In Motorcycle Accident

A Montgomery County man died after losing control of his motorcycle. State police said it happened in Breathitt County along Highway 15 in the Cragen  community at around 5:30 Tuesday afternoon. Troopers said 51-year-old James Lockhart was riding his motorcycle when he lost control on a curve and slammed into a guard rail. Lockhart was …

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Jun 18

Kentucky Mom Accused Of Murdering Son

A Kentucky mother has been charged with murder in New York for allegedly poisoning her young son. Prosecutors in New York have accused 26-year-old Lacey Spears of slowly poisoning her child. They believe she did it for attention. Spears, who is from Scottsville, Kentucky pleaded not guilty to murder in a New York courtroom Tuesday. …

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Jun 17

Will Keeneland Hold 2015 Breeders' Cup?

Since it began in 1984 Keeneland has never hosted the Breeders’ Cup, though there are media reports it’s coming to Lexington.  Monday night it was unconfirmed. But, some people in the industry said if it is true, it will make horce-racing history come full circle. "the Breeders’ Cup is the brain child of John Gaines," …

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Jun 17

Deputy And Dog Injured in Boyle County Crash

A deputy, his canine partner and others were hurt in a three-car crash Tuesday in Boyle County. State police said it was near Perryville Road and the Danville Bypass around 5:30. Deputy Casey McCoy went to the hospital but his injuries are said to be minor. A photograph from The Advocate Messenger showed the police …

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Jun 17

The Heat And Humidity Continues With A Few Thunderstorms

Midnight Update:  Skies have cleared across the region, with temperatures falling into the 70s.  Overnight low temperatures will only fall to around 71 degrees.  Wednesday will be more of the same with the heat and humidity.  Wednesday will start off warm and hazy in the morning, with partly sunny skies into the afternoon, with a …

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Jun 17

Boil Water Advisory Issued For Part Of Boyle County

The Parksville Water District in Boyle County issued a boil water advisory around 9:30 p.m. on Tuesday, June 17, 2014, for customers who get their water from the Persimmon Knob water tank due to a water line break. Affected customers should boil all water to be used for cooking and drinking for at least three …

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Jun 17

Whitley Deputies: Dogs Had Started Eating Elderly Woman's Body

The Whitley County Sheriff said dogs had started eating the body of an elderly woman who had likely been dead a few days. Deputies were called around 3:00 Tuesday afternoon to the woman’s home on Little Spruce Creek Road in Corbin. Sheriff Colan Harrell said the 68-year-old lived in a very small, converted storage unit …

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Jun 17

Truck Hauling Pigs Flips In Laurel County

Emergency management said that a truck that was hauling pigs flipped Tuesday on U.S. 25 in Laurel County. The truck was reportedly headed to Tennessee. Officials said the driver had tried to move to the shoulder to avoid hitting a car that had stopped to turn. The Public Safety Director said the top-heavy truck then …

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