Karyn Czar

Controversial Statues Will Be Moved To Cemetery

Confederate statues that were removed from Cheapside Park in downtown Lexington last month will have a new home. The Urban County Council finalized an agreement between the city and the Lexington Cemetery to move two confederate statues there.

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Ky. Gov Says Some Lawmakers Should Resign

Nov 4, 2017
Associated Press

Kentucky's Republican governor has called for the immediate resignation of any elected official who has settled sexual harassment allegations.  Gov. Matt Bevin held a news conference on Saturday at the state Capitol days after the Courier-Journal reported Republican House Speaker Jeff Hoover had settled a sexual harassment allegation outside of court with one of his staffers.

Ky. House GOP To Investigate Sexual Harassment Claim

Nov 4, 2017
Legislative Research Commission

Republican leaders of the Kentucky House of Representatives say they plan to hire a law firm to investigate a report that the House speaker settled a sexual harassment claim outside of court with one of his staffers.

Police: Sen. Paul Suffers Minor Injury In Assault At Home

Nov 4, 2017
AP File Photo

A man has been arrested and charged with assaulting and injuring U.S. Sen. Rand Paul of Kentucky.  Kentucky State Police said in a news release Saturday that Paul suffered a minor injury when 59-year-old Rene Boucher assaulted him at his Warren County home on Friday afternoon.

Josh James / WUKY

Kentucky's GOP House Majority Floor Leader says party members remain united behind Speaker Jeff Hoover, despite reports this week that he quietly settled a sexual harassment claim by a female staffer outside of court.

Legislative Research Commission

The No. 2 ranking Republican in the Kentucky House of Representatives says Speaker Jeff Hoover has the full support of the caucus despite a report that he settled a sexual harassment claim with one of his staffers.

Josh James / WUKY

The day after it was announced that University of Kentucky Provost Tim Tracy will leave his post at the end of the year, the official met with UK employees at a regularly scheduled meeting.

Legislative Research Commission

Kentucky House Speaker Jeff Hoover has reached a settlement after being accused of sexually harassing a woman who works on his legislative staff.

Firefighter Toy Drive Kicks Off In Lexington

Nov 2, 2017
KarynCzar@WUKY

Mayor Jim Gray was first in line to donate a toy this morning at the Fraternal Order of Firefighter’s temporary North Pole on Jaggy Fox Way. “This drive illustrates so much of what our firefighter community is all about; giving, giving to our city, giving to our citizens.”

A second Berea College student injured in a crash last Friday has died. 21-year old Enkhjin Enkhbold had multiple blunt force injuries and passed away Wednesday. She was a passenger in a car driven by Darryl Long Foster who is charged with DUI. Police say Foster's car was hit by another car, that driver has been arrested.

Fayette County Public Schools

Two eighth graders in Lexington are facing some very adult criminal charges because they brought guns to Crawford Middle School.  Classmates tipped off their teachers within minutes of the school day Wednesday and school officials found an antique revolver and a handgun.

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