Jim Warren, Lexington Herald-Leader

Jim Warren

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Past articles by Jim:

This Kentucky county observes Veteran’s Day by remembering the 400 who volunteered

No one in this Kentucky County had to be drafted before more than 400 volunteered. → Read More

‘They’re like dinosaurs.’ This may be the only full service gas station in Lexington.

Kermit Dixon recalls that when he opened his first gas station on Lexington’s Southland Drive in 1973 there were 11 full-serve filling stations on the street. → Read More

Love of launching potatoes through PVC pipe inspired physicist brothers

The brothers say they feel lucky to have grown up in rural Breathitt County, where their parents were supportive and there was plenty of sunshine, fresh air and open space for the experiments that led them toward their science careers. → Read More

Concours D’Elegance boasts cars for all interests

Organizers of Lexington’s 13th annual Concours D’Elegance are promising plenty of excitement for car enthusiasts when this year’s edition of the auto show opens Saturday at the Keeneland Race Course. → Read More

Motorcyclist killed in collision with pickup in Harlan County

A motorycyclist was killed in a collision with a pickup truck in Harlan County late Tuesday, Kentucky State Police said. → Read More

Fayette grand jury to review case against man charged in 9-year-old's shooting

The case against a man accused of shooting a 9-year-old boy is headed to a Fayette County grand jury. Alberto Pinedas Contreras, 28, is charged with first-degree assault in the March 7 shooting. → Read More

Woman got into Lexington home, tried to strangle victim with a bra, police say

A woman allegedly forced her way into a Lexington home and tried to strangle another woman with a bra, according to a police report. → Read More

Man found dead on railroad tracks in Pike County had been stabbed several times

No arrests have been made so far in the stabbing death of a Pike County man on Monday, police said early Tuesday. → Read More

Car drives into house's window when driver tries U-turn on Lexington street

A woman escaped injury Tuesday morning when she lost control of her car while make a U-turn on a Lexington street and drove into a house, authorities said. → Read More

Cow on the loose near the University of Kentucky

A bull or steer was on the loose Tuesday morning near the University of Kentucky campus. → Read More

Shooting reported in Lincoln County; victim not found

A shooting was reported early Monday morning in Lincoln County. The sheriff's department and Kentucky State Police are investigating. Police are trying to find the victim, who reportedly was driven away. → Read More

Forest fire in Estill County burns five acres; arson suspected

Authorities are trying to determine whether a small forest fire Sunday night in Estill County was deliberately set. → Read More

Elizabethtown police officer kills man in gunfire exchange

An Elizabethtown police officer fatally shot a man in an exchange of gunfire Sunday night, Kentucky State Police said. → Read More

Former Whitley County dentist pleads guilty to Medicaid fraud over fake exams

A former Whitley County dentist has pleaded guilty to defrauding Kentucky's Medicaid program. Ronald Hungerbuhler entered an Alford plea in Whitley Circuit Court, acknowledging that the evidence against him was likely to result in a guilty verdict, → Read More

Rewards of $3,200 offered for tips about shooting deaths of Laurel County husband, wife

Rewards totaling more than $3,000 are being offered for information in the murders of a husband and wife in Laurel County. → Read More

Search continues for 18-year-old Powell County girl

A search continues for a teenage girl in Powell County who has been missing since Sunday evening. The Powell County Sheriff's Department said late Monday morning that searchers were checking the area around Happy Top Road near Clay City in hopes of finding Olivia Creech, 18. → Read More

Book details life of Kentuckian immortalized in famous Iwo Jima photo

Nicholasville author Donald R. Curtis never met Franklin Sousley, but he says he feels a strong kinship for the Iwo Jima flag raiser after writing a book about him. → Read More

Richmond woman, Owingsville man killed in Bath County wreck

Two people were killed and a third was injured when two vehicles collided in Bath County Thursday night, Kentucky State Police said. → Read More

SCAPA students learn from effort to rejuvenate catalpa tree born more than a century ago

Fayette County's biggest catalpa tree is getting a makeover, and students at the School for the Creative and Performing Arts are learning about science and trees in the process. → Read More

Weather service confirms tornado in Bourbon County; woman sucked out of her house

The National Weather Service in Louisville has confirmed that a tornado struck Paris Tuesday night. Authorities have closed off Vine Street in Paris, where 15 to 20 homes were damaged during the storm. One woman was sucked out of a house in Paris and landed in her driveway, → Read More