Justin Madden, Lexington Herald-Leader

Justin Madden

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Past articles by Justin:

Rand Paul's son cited for DUI in Lexington

William Hilton Paul, the 22-year-old son of Republican presidential contender Rand Paul, was cited for driving under the influence of alcohol just before noon Sunday after he hit the back of a parked vehicle on Woodland Avenue. → Read More

Lexington Fire Department issue burn ban for Fayette Co.

The Lexington Fire Department issued an open-burning ban for Fayette County on Wednesday morning. → Read More

Henderson County man faces child-porn charges

A Henderson County man is facing charges after state troopers found child pornography materials at his workplace, state police said. → Read More

Lexington may indicted in January slaying

A Fayette County grand jury indicted a Lexington man in the connection with a slaying this year. → Read More

Lexington man indicted on charges of killing, dismembering his girlfriend

A Lexington man was indicted Monday on a murder charge in the alleged killing of his girlfriend. → Read More

Fayette County grand jury indicts 4 Chicago women on credit card charges

A Fayette County grand jury this week indicted four Chicago women on more than 100 charges of using counterfeit credit cards. → Read More

Revelers in Lexington happy, mostly peaceful after Kentucky's Sweet 16 win

On State Street, the scene of some of the more raucous celebrations in recent years, fans were huddled in small groups immediately after the game. Those groups quickly turned into large crowds clapping, fist-pumping and shouting "Cats! Cats! Cats!" → Read More

Boiler catches fire at University of Kentucky

The north campus at the University of Kentucky was left without heat after a fire broke out at a boiler plant Friday night. → Read More

Lexington officials considering four candidates for police chief

Lexington is considering four candidates for police chief to replace Ronnie Bastin, who is becoming public safety commissioner. → Read More

Kentucky National Guard sends 60 airmen to Senegal to help fight Ebola

The Kentucky National Guard is sending 60 airmen to Senegal to help fight Ebola. → Read More

Lexington bar owner says he has decided to relocate after fights with neighbors, city official

Gerald Mack, owner of the Art Bar, told the Herald-Leader he has decided to relocate after weeks of fighting with neighbors, business owners and the Lexington-Fayette Urban County Government. → Read More

Lexington group joins national observance against police brutality in Missouri case

At 7:20 p.m. Thursday, about 40 Lexington citizens gathered in front of the Fayette Circuit Court building downtown to observe nearly a minute of silence against police shootings and police brutality. → Read More

State says no to $30 million in bonds for CentrePointe

The state's top economic development official said in a letter to city officials this week that the state won't issue $30 million in state bonds for the controversial CentrePointe development. → Read More

Pulaski deputies arrest man who was beaten with a stick after allegedly breaking car windows

A Pulaski County man who is accused of breaking out a car owner's windows faces several charges, including attempted murder, stemming from an altercation after the owner confronted him. → Read More

Camp at Dunbar Community Center delivers message of hope through basketball and education

A youth basketball camp was held at the Dunbar Community Center on Wednesday in an effort to unite basketball and education while working toward a positive atmosphere in the wake of recent violence in Lexington. → Read More

Lexington police sergeant charged with assault after allegedly hitting daughter with toy baton

Lexington police Sgt. Peter Lynn Ford was charged with fourth-degree assault after allegedly hitting his daughter with a toy baton. → Read More

2 Blackburn escapees arrested in Hopkins County

Cody Allison, 23, and Paul Nance, 32, were arrested by the Hopkins County Sheriff's Department more than 24 hours after they escaped from the minimum-security prison in Lexington on Sunday afternoon, Kentucky State Police said. → Read More

Leslie County man dies after weekend shooting

Christopher Sizemore, 28, of Wooton, who was shot early Sunday, died Monday at the University of Kentucky Chandler Hospital, the Fayette County coroner's office said. → Read More

Human remains found in Daniel Boone forest in Rowan County

Kentucky State Police in Morehead said a mushroom hunter found a skull and clothing in a wooded area of Ky. 799 in northern Rowan County. → Read More

2 Lexington juveniles arrested after chase involving sword, gun and club

Lexington police spokeswoman Sherelle Roberts said the victim, also a juvenile, was walking home near Baybrook and Mount Tabor roads when the two others approached him with multiple weapons. The victim ran to a neighbor's house. The two juveniles followed and kicked down the door, then left quickly when they realized they had run into the wrong house, she said → Read More