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Lexington Police Department to participate in ‘Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over’ event this Friday night

The Lexington Police Department will conduct a “Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over” enforcement event this Friday (Aug. 23) from 9 p.m. until midnight at the intersection of Versailles Road and Red Mile Road. Officers will be working to spot impaired drivers and vehicle occupants who are not wearing a seat belt, as well as children who are not properly restrained. Officers will be standing by to initiate...

30 years ago: Remembering the Carrollton bus crash, 27 victims with a commitment against drunk driving

Thirty years ago this month, the community of Radcliff, Ky., was devastated by the deadliest drunk driving crash in America. The Carrollton bus crash claimed the lives of 27 people on their way home from a church trip to an amusement park on May 14, 1988. The families of those killed and the 40 people who survived the crash, many of whom sustained injuries, were forever changed by this tragedy. “On...