Garrett Wymer, WKYT

Garrett Wymer


Lexington, KY, United States

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Recent articles by Garrett:

Notice an airplane flying loops late at night? Here’s what it’s doing

No, it's not a UFO. → Read More

WKYT Investigates | Pattern of problems: Neighbors concerned as new strip club eyes site of multiple shootings

Residents and business owners fear late-night crowds will fuel more violence. → Read More

WKYT Investigates | Dissecting an ‘RCUT’ intersection

State highway engineers are relying on them in more areas to cut down on crashes. → Read More

Great Health Divide | One year later, creative thinking helps EKY veterinarian keep going

Big changes have allowed the vet to keep 'bridging the great health divide' for animals in Appalachia. → Read More

Few adoptions, no fosters, full rescues: Ky. animal shelters struggle to find space amid ‘perfect storm’

Leaders at the Morgan County Animal Shelter in eastern Kentucky say it’s the worst they’ve seen it. → Read More

WKYT Investigates | Lexington residents, businesses concerned over potential permit for incinerator

Complaints obtained through an open records request show they have already seen what the impact could be. → Read More

WKYT Investigates | Cost-of-living adjustments for Ky. retirees

Many retirees last received a COLA in 2011. Is one even possible right now? → Read More

WKYT Investigates | What drives Lexington’s violence?

A 2019 report obtained by WKYT Investigates breaks down the factors behind many of the city’s shootings. → Read More

WKYT Investigates | What is group violence intervention?

An advocacy group has repeatedly called for Lexington to implement GVI. What does the strategy look like? → Read More

Disappearing history: Central Ky. historian works to document vanishing cemeteries

Denny Lipscombe says his work is key for future generations. But time could be running out. → Read More

KSP holds ceremony to honor troopers killed in the line of duty

State police gathered in Frankfort Wednesday to honor troopers killed in the line of duty. → Read More

WKYT Investigates | Homelessness expected to worsen before it gets better, experts warn

Rising rent and an affordable housing shortage are among the factors that worry advocates. → Read More

Great Health Divide | Accumulation of medical debt a growing crisis, experts say

Kentucky’s Appalachian counties have higher shares of people with medical debt in collections, statistics show. → Read More

WKYT Investigates | Addressing the pilot shortage

As the nation faces a growing pilot shortage, EKU’s Aviation program is growing to meet increasing demand. → Read More

WKYT Investigates | Neighbors along Leestown Rd. want quicker fix for traffic, crashes

A double crossover diamond was originally supposed to be built on Leestown Road years ago. Drivers are still waiting. → Read More

WKYT Investigates | How do license plate readers work?

Lexington is set to install 25 license plate reading cameras in April. → Read More

WKYT Investigates | The impacts of nursing home staffing shortages

Beds in some facilities are sitting empty - despite the high need for care. → Read More

Great Health Divide | Community health workers help provide ‘missing link’ in EKY

“They expect us to have the answers that they can’t get from anywhere else,” one CHW said. → Read More

Healing at Camp Hero: Addressing first responders’ invisible scars

Organizers hope a nature immersion program will help first responders deal with mental health issues. → Read More

WKYT Investigates UPDATE | Regulators clear way for cell tower, despite rural residents’ concerns

The new tower’s proposed location is right across the road from the current one. → Read More