Category Archive: Lexington WTVQ 36

Mar 29

Cats return to Lexington after Elite 8 win

<div class="StoryBlock"> LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ) – About 200 fans greeted the Wildcats after their Elite 8 win against Notre Dame.<br /><br />The plane arrived at Blue Grass Airport around 1:30 a.m. Sunday morning. <br /><br />When the team got off the plane, some players ran up to the gate and gave high-fives to fans through …

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Mar 29

Fans celebrate after Elite 8 win

<div class="StoryBlock"> LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ) – Kentucky fans took to the streets and celebrated after a nail-biting win against Notre Dame Saturday night.<br /><br />When the game ended around 11 p.m., fans could be seen and heard rushing towards State Street to celebrate. <br /><br />At the height of the celebrations, Lexington city officials say, …

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Mar 28

Masked man robs Lexington Cash Exchange

<div class="StoryBlock"> LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ) – Lexington Police say around 12:30 p.m. Saturday, a masked man robbed a Cash Exchange on Nicholasville Road.<br /><br />Police are searching for a suspect who is 5’2” or 5’3”, and who was in dark jeans and wearing dark shoes. The clerk tells officers the suspect was fully covered. <br …

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Mar 28

Man is shot defending his girlfriend and her child

<div class="StoryBlock"> LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ) – An armed home invasion on North Upper Street Saturday morning sent one man to the hospital, according to Lexington Police. <br /><br />Police say just before 3:15 a.m., the victim was inside a home with his girlfriend and her child when two men broke through the front door. Officers …

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Mar 28

Caldwell County house fire kills toddler

<div class="StoryBlock"> LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ) – State police and the Caldwell County Sheriff’s Department were both called to a fire that killed a toddler after 10:30 p.m. Friday night. The preliminary investigation revealed that Brandon Hayes, 28, Princeton, and his three children Eric, 8, Dorian, 4, and Marley, 2, were sleeping in a travel-trailer when …

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Mar 27

Madison deputies trying to identify suspect in felony theft case

<div class="StoryBlock"> MADISON COUNTY, Ky. (WTVQ)- The Madison County Sheriff’s office is asking the community for help in finding a theft suspect. Deputies released photos of the man who they say broke into a vehicle outside of a church. <br /><br />Investigators say it happened around noon on March 20. Deputies say the man walked …

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Mar 27

UPDATE: Fire breaks out on UK campus

<div class="StoryBlock"> LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ) – Flames were seen shooting out of smoke stacks at University of Kentucky’s Peterson Service Building Friday night. <br /><br />Firefighters were called to the heating plant, at the corner of Upper Street and South Limestone Street, around 8:50 p.m. for a boiler on fire,&nbsp;Lexington Fire Battalion Chief Jeff Nantz …

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Mar 27

Corbin PD: Burglars used crowbar to break into pharmacy

<div class="StoryBlock"> CORBIN, Ky. (WTVQ)- Corbin police say someone used a crowbar to break into a Sav-Rite drugstore. It happened last week, but investigators have just released surveillance video.<br /><br />The footage shows someone opening the door with a crowbar. Another person then runs in with a blue tote. Police say the suspect broke into …

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Mar 27

Lexington Firefighters battling fire on Uk campus

<div class="StoryBlock"> LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ ) – Lexington firefighters were battling a fire on University of Kentucky’s campus Friday night. <br /><br />Fire officials say it started just before 9:00 Friday night at the North Physical Plant. <br /><br />Firefighters say the fire started in a boiler, then spread to the roof. They say no …

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Mar 27

Shop and Share Saturday for KY domestic violence victims

<div class="StoryBlock"> FRANKFORT, Ky. – First Lady Jane Beshear is asking Kentuckians to step up and help victims of domestic violence. <br /><br />The seventh annual ‘Shop and Share’ day is tomorrow, March 28, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. The drive will take place at Kroger, Food City and Super Dollar Discount Food stores …

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