Miranda Combs, WKYT

Miranda Combs


Lexington, KY, United States

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Past articles by Miranda:

UK surgeon offers new option for people with carotid artery disease

Doctor Sam Tyagi's procedure has proved to be a safe option for patients with carotid artery disease. → Read More

Lexington woodshop gives hope to homeless

A Lexington woodshop is crafting more than just cutting boards and signs. It is giving homeless people a place to work, and giving them a new purpose. → Read More

Technology helping Lexington police solve property crimes

Lexington police detectives say more property crimes are being solved because of home security cameras. → Read More

More Kentucky children are being diagnosed with diabetes

From the year 2000 to 2017, CHFS reports the amount of adults with diabetes or pre-diabetes has more than doubled. → Read More

Popular medical helicopter company cutting costs for patients

'The fear is that people are opting not to be transferred because of the higher cost when really what they need is to be flown,' explained Air Methods Spokesperson Brian Johnson. → Read More

Health leaders point to targeted marketing for rise in Kentucky teens vaping

“There’s not a question in my mind [e-cigarette businesses have] targeted young people,” said Ben Chandler, who runs Foundation for a Healthy Kentucky. → Read More

$500,000 donation announced for Town Branch Park

Town Branch Park announced a $500,000 donation from the Hoskins Family. → Read More

Kentucky has no statewide policy on police pursuits. How are officers trained?

WKYT's investigative team began looking into the issue after a couple of police chases gone wrong, even deadly, in Central Kentucky. → Read More

Volunteers, Wildcats help serve Thanksgiving lunch in Lexington

Volunteers cooked for 800 guests for a holiday lunch. It's a tradition for people to give back and share the meaning of Thanksgiving. → Read More

KSP's forensic lab analysts are some of the lowest-paid in the country

'We're the lowest in the country. No one pays their lab analysts lower than we do. It's a starting salary of $32,000,' said State Senator Whitney Westerfield. → Read More

Lexington's mayor carries Narcan and she wants you to carry it too

'If we keep people alive, we can treat people,' Mayor Linda Gorton told WKYT's Miranda Combs. → Read More

Rural voters focused on Kentucky's hemp industry, infrastructure heading into the election

With the General Election only days away, voters from all walks of life are narrowing down their selections for the next administration, including rural voters across the state. → Read More

WKYT Investigates | 'Parking lot vigilantes' warning truck drivers before they get booted

People at Berea's Walmart are taking issues into their own hands, after watching semi-trucks parked in the lot get booted with no warning. → Read More

Lexington woman waits nearly 40 years for justice in rape case

A Lexington woman finally has justice after she was raped in 1981. → Read More

Parents say Anthem decision hurts children with autism

A Lexington provider for children with autism is facing an uphill battle with major health insurance provider Anthem, and it's the parents that are really paying the price. → Read More

Fayette County corrections officer: No respect for their jobs causing more assaults

At the Fayette County Detention Center, understaffing has little to do with pay and fatigue, but a lot to do with a lack of respect. → Read More

Doctor who failed drug test on surgery day opening new practice

A central Kentucky surgeon who failed a drug test on a day he was operating on patients has a new practice, and former patients are outraged. → Read More

This is why Kentucky saw a 15 percent decrease in opioid deaths

A recently released report said there were 76 billion dosage units of opioid painkillers prescribed in the United States between 2006 and 2012. → Read More

Kentucky man's heart attack, girlfriend's life-saving actions caught on camera

A Kentucky man was on the brink of death while he was working on his car, but his girlfriend's quick thinking helped save his life. → Read More

Federal action may stifle Kratom market in Kentucky

Kratom supporters believe federal action may be a death sentence for Kratom in the United States. → Read More