Kentucky News

Toyota Plant To Make Lexus Sedans

Posted On September 15, 2014

(Georgetown, KY) -- A Georgetown Toyota plant is getting more luxurious. Toyota Motor Manufacturing Kentucky will start making 50-thousand Lexus ES 350 sedans starting late next year. The carmaker is investing over 530-million dollars into the new Georgetown factory to accommodate the production. The Kentucky plant will be the first in the United States to…

Fans Already Camping Out For Big Blue Madness

Posted On September 15, 2014

(Lexington, KY) -- Dedicated fans are already camping out for Big Blue Madness tickets. A number of people were already seen lounging in chairs and sleeping bags outside Memorial Coliseum early this morning. Tickets for the University of Kentucky's annual celebration go on sale Saturday at 7 a.m. at the coliseum's ticket windows and online…

Miss Kentucky Makes Top 12 In Pageant

Posted On September 15, 2014

(Atlantic City, NJ) -- Miss Kentucky is no longer in the running for the Miss America crown. Twenty-three-year-old Ramsey Carpenter made it to the Top 12 in last night's pageant, but she was eliminated after the swimsuit and evening gown competitions. She played the violin in a preliminary talent competition earlier this week, winning a…

Clown Robs Lexington Hotel

Posted On September 15, 2014

(Lexington, KY) -- Police in Lexington are searching for a clown. A man wearing a zany jester's mask demanded cash from a clerk in the Microtel on Buena Vista Road on Friday night. Officials say it's the third time a man in a clown mask committed a robbery this month.

Children Treated For E. coli Conditions

Posted On September 15, 2014

(Louisville, KY) -- Five children are being treated for conditions associated with E. coli at Kosair Children's Hospital. Health experts say E. coli is serious and can cause fever, diarrhea and stomach cramps. The Public Health Department is trying to identify the source of the disease.