UPDATE:  Victim in deadly Laurel Co. crash identified
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UPDATE: Victim in deadly Laurel Co. crash identified

The driver of a pickup truck who was killed after losing control in a curve and hitting a tree on KY 472, just east of London Thursday afternoon, has been identified.
No arrests yet after shooting in Carter Co. leaves 1 in critical condition
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No arrests yet after shooting in Carter Co. leaves 1 in critical condition

Kentucky State Police say a man that was shot multiple times with a shotgun drove himself to a gas station to report the incident before being flown to a hospital in critical condition.
1 arrested after fatal stabbing of Louisville father
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1 arrested after fatal stabbing of Louisville father

A 22-year-old man has been arrested following a stabbing last weekend that killed a Louisville father of three.
Senate OKs bill to help job seekers with criminal records
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Senate OKs bill to help job seekers with criminal records

The Kentucky Senate has approved a bill aimed at making it easier for people with criminal records to get a job.
2017 could be the Oscars' most political show
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2017 could be the Oscars' most political show

For decades, going to the movies has given people a two-hour escape from the daily news cycle. But at the Academy Awards — the pinnacle event in Hollywood — winners on occasion have used the platform to bring attention to political issues. ABC News film critic Peter Travers predicts this year will “be the most […]
Trump signs executive order to help remove 'job-killing regulations'
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Trump signs executive order to help remove 'job-killing regulations'

President Trump signed an executive order for regulatory reform on Friday, directing government agencies to set up task forces to look into ways to eliminate or scale back regulations. Trump said that the order is “one of many ways” the administration will remove “job-killing regulations.” “This directs each agency to establish a regulatory reform task […]
House approves bill to cap attorneys’ fees in state cases
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House approves bill to cap attorneys’ fees in state cases

The House of Representatives has approved a bill that would limit how much outside attorneys can be paid while representing the state in complex lawsuits.
Fire at Florida mosque being investigated as arson
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Fire at Florida mosque being investigated as arson

Officials believe an early morning fire at a mosque in Florida was intentionally set, and the incident is being investigated as a hate crime. The Hillsbourgh County Fire Rescue received a call around 2:09 a.m. local time Friday about a fire at the Islamic Society of New Tampa in Thonotosassa. Firefighters put out the blaze […]
Rex Tillerson stays silent as State Dept. to resume 'regular' briefings
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Rex Tillerson stays silent as State Dept. to resume 'regular' briefings

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson has been maintaining his silence during his first weeks on the job, as has the department he heads. But some of that veil of silence will be lifting early next month. The daily State Department briefing — a fixture at Foggy Bottom since the Eisenhower administration and watched closely in […]
Woodford Co. man charged on child sexual exploitation offenses
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Woodford Co. man charged on child sexual exploitation offenses

Kentucky State Police in the Electronic Crime Branch say they arrested 66-year-old Gary L. Weaver on Thursday, charging him with offenses related to distribution and possession of matter portraying a sex performance by a minor.
Inaugural “Feast on Equality” dinner raises $37K
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Inaugural “Feast on Equality” dinner raises $37K

The University of Kentucky Office of LGBTQ* Resources hosted its inaugural Feast on Equality dinner Dec. 2, 2016.
Spokane-based PAML sold to industry giant LabCorp
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Spokane-based PAML sold to industry giant LabCorp

The Spokane-based medical testing laboratory PAML has been sold to industry giant LabCorp.
As DanceBlue event grows, organizers thank supporters
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As DanceBlue event grows, organizers thank supporters

One day away from DanceBlue 2017, a 24-hour dance marathon that benefits the Golden Matrix Fund and the DanceBlue Kentucky Children’s Hospital Pediatric Hematology/Oncology Clinic, organizers are thanking supporters as the event continues to grow.
Authorities investigating Indiana murders receive thousands of tips from public
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Authorities investigating Indiana murders receive thousands of tips from public

Authorities investigating the slayings of two girls in Indiana have received over 1,900 tips since making an impassioned plea on Wednesday for people to come forward with information, a law enforcement source close to the investigation told ABC News today. The surge in tips followed the release of a new video clip retrieved from the […]
Official: Mexico rejected US plan on 3rd-country deportees
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Official: Mexico rejected US plan on 3rd-country deportees

The Mexican government made clear to visiting U.S. emissaries that it will not accept deportees from third countries under any circumstances, the interior secretary said Friday. Miguel Angel Osorio Chong said in an interview with Radio Formula that U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson and Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly asked Mexican officials during their […]
Trump doubles down on attacks against media at CPAC
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Trump doubles down on attacks against media at CPAC

President Trump made a victorious return to the Conservative Political Action Conference on Friday, where he sought to assure cheering audience members that they now have a top advocate for their policy priorities in the White House. “All of these years we’ve been together and now you finally have a president, finally,” Trump said. Trump […]
Dems tap former Kentucky governor to counter Trump speech
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Dems tap former Kentucky governor to counter Trump speech

Democrats have tapped former Kentucky Gov. Steve Beshear to deliver the party's response to President Donald Trump's address to a joint session of Congress Tuesday night.
Trial delayed for woman in Sandy Hook parent death threat
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Trial delayed for woman in Sandy Hook parent death threat

Trial has been delayed until April for a Florida woman accused of threatening the parent of a boy killed in the 2012 mass shooting at a school in Newton, Connecticut, because she thought it was a hoax. The attorney for 57-year-old Lucy Richards said in court papers she has been hospitalized recently and unable to […]
Fire officials: Tampa, Florida, mosque fire was arson
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Fire officials: Tampa, Florida, mosque fire was arson

Fire officials say a fire that damaged a Tampa area mosque was arson. Hillsborough County Fire Rescue said in a news release the blaze occurred early Friday at the Islamic Society of New Tampa. Fire investigators responded at around 2 a.m. and after gathering evidence they determined the fire was intentionally set. No one was […]
Bill would require schools to buy portable defibrillators
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Bill would require schools to buy portable defibrillators

Kentucky's public schools would have to purchase portable defibrillators under a bill that has passed the state House of Representatives.
Former Kentucky governor to give response to Trump's address to Congress
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Former Kentucky governor to give response to Trump's address to Congress

Former Kentucky Gov. Steve Beshear will deliver the Democratic response to President Trump‘s first address to a joint session of Congress on Tuesday, Astrid Silva, an immigration activist from Nevada and one of the so-called “dreamers,” will deliver the Democrats‘ Spanish-language response to Trump’s speech. Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer and House Minority Leader Nancy […]
House votes to permanently increase police incentive pay
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House votes to permanently increase police incentive pay

The Kentucky House of Representatives has approved a bill that would permanently increase annual incentive pay for police officers.
Beshear: More tips coming in on Elder Abuse Tip Line
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Beshear: More tips coming in on Elder Abuse Tip Line

Attorney General Andy Beshear says the state's Elder Abuse Tip Line is getting more tips now that calls are being answered 24 hours a day, seven days a week.
High-tech greenhouse to employ 140 in Pikeville
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High-tech greenhouse to employ 140 in Pikeville

Cherry tomatoes and bell peppers are among the crops planned for a 2 million-square-foot greenhouse announced for Pikeville.
No injuries after school bus collision on Buckhorn Drive
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No injuries after school bus collision on Buckhorn Drive

The intersection of Buckhorn Drive and Fox Trace Road was shut down Friday morning due to a crash involving a Fayette County school bus.
LFD: 2 sent to hospital after crash involving school bus
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LFD: 2 sent to hospital after crash involving school bus

According to the Lexington Fire Department -- Two people were sent to the hospital after a truck collided with a Fayette County school bus Friday morning.
Pastor says blown tire likely caused church van crash
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Pastor says blown tire likely caused church van crash

A pastor who was driving a church van that crashed with more than a dozen children inside says a blown tire could be behind the crash.
House passes bill to create elective Bible literacy courses
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House passes bill to create elective Bible literacy courses

The Kentucky House has passed legislation aimed at creating elective Bible literacy courses in public schools.
Kentuckians react to President Trump’s stance on transgender students
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Kentuckians react to President Trump’s stance on transgender students

President Trump has withdrawn federal protections for transgender student put into place by the Obama administration.
Annual Empty Bowls Project to benefit local organizations
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Annual Empty Bowls Project to benefit local organizations

For the 20th consecutive year, the Empty Bowls Project is helping to put food on the table for hungry people in Madison County.
2017 Kentucky Official Highway Map now available
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2017 Kentucky Official Highway Map now available

The Commonwealth of Kentucky Transportation Cabinet announces the release of the 2017 Kentucky Official Highway Map.
No. 22 Kentucky Upsets No. 3 Mississippi State on Senior Night
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No. 22 Kentucky Upsets No. 3 Mississippi State on Senior Night

No. 22 Kentucky upset No. 3 Mississippi State 78-75 in overtime on Senior Night in Memorial Coliseum.
Church van crash injures several children in Laurel County
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Church van crash injures several children in Laurel County

A church van crashed Wednesday night in Laurel County sending a dozen children to the hospital, including a girl who was airlifted to UK Hospital in Lexington, according to the Laurel County Sheriff's Office.
Two firemen injured after volunteer department crashes during run
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Two firemen injured after volunteer department crashes during run

Deputies in Whitley County are investigating after a volunteer fire truck crashed early Thursday afternoon.
UPDATE: Victim in Richmond stabbing dies
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UPDATE: Victim in Richmond stabbing dies

The Fayette County Coroner says the victim of a stabbing in Madison County has died.
Elder abuse calls increase with tip line monitored around the clock
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Elder abuse calls increase with tip line monitored around the clock

FRANKFORT, Ky. (WTVQ) – Since taking the state’s Elder Abuse Tip Line 24 hours a day, seven days a week, the Attorney General’s Medicaid and Abuse Office has seen an increase in calls from Kentuckians needing to report abuse, neglect or exploitation of a patient or resident in a state care facility. Nearly a year […]
Lexington Police: Pedestrian hit by vehicle on Old Todd’s Road
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Lexington Police: Pedestrian hit by vehicle on Old Todd’s Road

Lexington Police say a pedestrian was hit by a vehicle on Old Todd's Road Thursday afternoon.
Bill would split local government pension funds from KRS
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Bill would split local government pension funds from KRS

Local government pension funds would break away from the Kentucky Retirement Systems under a bill headed to the Kentucky Senate after winning committee approval.
House passes bill to back VA nursing home in Bowling Green
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House passes bill to back VA nursing home in Bowling Green

The Kentucky House has offered a boost for efforts to build a veterans nursing home in Bowling Green by passing a bill to authorize $10.5 million in bonds for the project.
Bill would set guidelines for removing college board members
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Bill would set guidelines for removing college board members

The Kentucky Senate has passed a bill to set guidelines for the governor to follow in removing board members at public universities.
New director of environmental education council named
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New director of environmental education council named

Billy Bennett has been named the executive director of the Kentucky Environmental Education Council.
Committee OKs bill making it easier for felons to get jobs
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Committee OKs bill making it easier for felons to get jobs

A Senate committee has advanced legislation aimed at making it easier for Kentuckians with criminal records to land jobs in an effort to reduce the state's prison population.
Road shut down in London due to crash
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Road shut down in London due to crash

The Laurel County Sheriff says traffic is shut down on Ky 472 , 1 mile east of London because of a bad traffic crash.
STUDY: Kentucky roads OK, need more funding for improvements
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STUDY: Kentucky roads OK, need more funding for improvements

A study from a Washington D.C. based transportation group suggests Kentucky drivers are wasting money.
London Police joined Red X Day
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London Police joined Red X Day

The London Police Department have joined the "red X day" END IT movement.
KSP investigating Crash in Lebanon
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KSP investigating Crash in Lebanon

KSP is investigating a collision that occurred Wednesday on KY 1547, 4 miles north of Liberty.
Broken Heart Syndrome is real
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Broken Heart Syndrome is real

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ) — The sudden loss of a job, divorce, or the death of a loved one or even a family pet are things that cause us to experience overwhelming emotions. The term “broken-hearted” is often used to describe these reactions, but it’s rarely thought of as life-threatening. However, broken heart syndrome is a real […]
Arson arrest made in Floyd County
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Arson arrest made in Floyd County

Officials make arrest for arson.
Sheriff:  Woman under the influence during home burglary
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Sheriff: Woman under the influence during home burglary

A Laurel County woman is under arrest after police deputies say she broke into a home where an elderly woman was living.
Hundreds protest McConnell at northern Kentucky appearance
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Hundreds protest McConnell at northern Kentucky appearance

Hundreds of people have packed a closed city street outside a fancy hotel in northern Kentucky to protest Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell's speech to a local chamber of commerce.
Man arrested, charged with murder for deadly August crash
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Man arrested, charged with murder for deadly August crash

Nicholasville Police say a man has been arrested and charged for his role in a deadly crash which happened last August.
Eastern Ky. coal mines sold to Georgia company
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Eastern Ky. coal mines sold to Georgia company

Coal producer Alpha Natural Resources has sold its mining assets in Harlan County, Kentucky, to a Georgia company that plans to reopen the idled mines.
Mitch McConnell interrupted as Trump protests continue
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Mitch McConnell interrupted as Trump protests continue

Two protesters interrupted Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell's speech before a suit-and-tie crowd at a local chamber of commerce luncheon to demand he speak with them.
KSP investigate shooting in Knox County
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KSP investigate shooting in Knox County

KSP make an arrest after a shooting in Knox County.
Delivery driver takes off on would-be thieves
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Delivery driver takes off on would-be thieves

A Domino's delivery driver stopped two would-be robbers in their tracks by driving off.
Man accused of firing shots into car with children inside
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Man accused of firing shots into car with children inside

Police say Christopher Lovings fired rounds into a car with children inside.
Family of hit and run victim want suspect taken out of school
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Family of hit and run victim want suspect taken out of school

The teenager accused of killing a Georgetown man during a hit and run on Monday is now back at school in Scott County and that has the victim's family outraged.
State examination concludes Kentucky Horse Park poorly run
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State examination concludes Kentucky Horse Park poorly run

The Kentucky Horse Park is poorly run, according to the results of a special examination by State Auditor Mike Harmon's office.
Bevin pays property taxes, penalties on Louisville home
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Bevin pays property taxes, penalties on Louisville home

Republican Gov. Matt Bevin and his wife, Glenna, have paid their property taxes and nearly $2,000 in penalties for paying the bill late.
Bill would make colleges compete for state funding
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Bill would make colleges compete for state funding

Kentucky's public colleges and universities would have to compete with each other for shrinking state tax dollars under a bill that has cleared the state Senate.
McConnell faces questions about replacing health care law
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McConnell faces questions about replacing health care law

Hundreds of chanting protesters gathered outside a Louisville-area hotel where Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell heard from people defending the Affordable Care Act, including a businessman who credits it with helping him offer health insurance to his employees.
School districts continue to close due to illness
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School districts continue to close due to illness

School districts across Kentucky continue to cancel classes due to illness.
Update: Harassment charges against Bourbon Co. teacher dropped
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Update: Harassment charges against Bourbon Co. teacher dropped

The Bourbon County Circuit clerk says four counts of harassment against a Bourbon County Middle School teacher were dropped today in court.
AG: Multiple counties report Facebook “customer service” scam
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AG: Multiple counties report Facebook “customer service” scam

Attorney General Beshear is warning Kentuckians that a popular web search could result in them becoming a victim of a scam.
“Top Hawk” Cessna lands in Frankfort; to be used in EKU aviation program
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“Top Hawk” Cessna lands in Frankfort; to be used in EKU aviation program

A new custom-branded aircraft has landed in central Kentucky.
McConnell faces questions about replacing health care law
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McConnell faces questions about replacing health care law

Hundreds of chanting protesters gathered outside a Louisville-area hotel where Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell heard from people defending the Affordable Care Act, including a businessman who credits it with helping him offer health insurance to his employees.
Bill seeks exemptions to new abortion laws
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Bill seeks exemptions to new abortion laws

Legislation filed by Senator Denise Harper Angel, D-Louisville, seeks to provide exemptions to new state abortion laws.
Bill would limit first-offense DUI convictions
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Bill would limit first-offense DUI convictions

A bill moving through the state legislature would restrict people to just one first-offense DUI conviction in a lifetime.
Bill would set guidelines for removing college board members
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Bill would set guidelines for removing college board members

A state Senate committee has approved a bill that clarifies when and how the governor can remove board members for public colleges and universities.
E-Commerce zones provide safe area for completing online deals
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E-Commerce zones provide safe area for completing online deals

New "E-Commerce Safe Zones" have been created in front of the Franklin Co. Sheriff's Office.
Auburn Amish dismiss lawsuit over animal ordinance
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Auburn Amish dismiss lawsuit over animal ordinance

Two Amish men from Auburn who sued the city's mayor and police chief over an ordinance requiring horses to wear excrement-catching bags within Auburn city limits have voluntarily dismissed their federal lawsuit.
Warm winter a blessing to some; curse to allergy sufferers
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Warm winter a blessing to some; curse to allergy sufferers

February's are traditionally slow at Bluegrass Allergy Care but this February has been far from traditional.
BREAKING: KSP say Owen Co. shooting suspect captured in New Mexico
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BREAKING: KSP say Owen Co. shooting suspect captured in New Mexico

Kentucky State Police are continuing their search for a man they say is responsible for a non-fatal shooting in Owen County back on February 18th.
Man arrested after running away from Lexington car wreck
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Man arrested after running away from Lexington car wreck

Lexington police say a man is behind bars after crashing his car into two other vehicles and running off Wednesday morning.
Arrest warrant issued in connection to December Lexington shooting
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Arrest warrant issued in connection to December Lexington shooting

Investigators say they have obtained an arrest warrant on an assault charge for 33-year-old Jeffery C. Morris in connection to a December shooting.
UPDATE: Remaining boil water advisories in Madison Co. lifted
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UPDATE: Remaining boil water advisories in Madison Co. lifted

Kirksville Water Association and Madison County Utilities have lifted a boil water advisory in Madison County.
Statewide tornado drill scheduled for Feb. 28
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Statewide tornado drill scheduled for Feb. 28

Just ahead of Severe Weather Awareness Week, running from march 1st through the 7th, a statewide tornado drill will be held on Tuesday, February 28.
Berea College hosting refugee simulation
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Berea College hosting refugee simulation

Berea College is hosting a refugee simulation that aims to give participants a glimpse into what immigrants go through when they flee their homes and seek refuge in a new community.
Kentucky ark attraction adding biblical truth exhibit
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Kentucky ark attraction adding biblical truth exhibit

Kentucky's massive biblical attraction the Ark Encounter is opening a new exhibit that promotes the message of the Bible.
$403M jackpot 10th largest in Powerball history
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$403M jackpot 10th largest in Powerball history

Tonight's Powerball drawing, up to an estimated $403 million with a cash option estimated at $243.9 million, is the 10th largest Powerball jackpot in the game's history, according to the Kentucky Lottery.
Pertussis case confirmed at Veterans Park Elementary
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Pertussis case confirmed at Veterans Park Elementary

The Lexington-Fayette County Health Department is alerting parents to a confirmed case of pertussis, or whooping cough, at Veterans Park Elementary.
2 dead, 2 injured in eastern Kentucky house fire
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2 dead, 2 injured in eastern Kentucky house fire

Officials say two women have died and two adults were injured in an early morning house fire in eastern Kentucky.
Winchester man pleads guilty in 2015 death of Lexington man
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Winchester man pleads guilty in 2015 death of Lexington man

A Winchester man has pleaded guilty in the 2015 death of a Lexington man.
Health issues at forefront of Black History Month event in Frankfort
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Health issues at forefront of Black History Month event in Frankfort

Health was the focus of a Black History Month event at the state capitol in Frankfort on Tuesday.
LPD: Suspect in store robbery arrested, may be tied to second robbery
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LPD: Suspect in store robbery arrested, may be tied to second robbery

Police arrested a man they say was behind a robbery at the Metro PCS store on North Limestone.
Traffic Update:  Outer loop of New Circle Road at Harrodsburg Reopens
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Traffic Update: Outer loop of New Circle Road at Harrodsburg Reopens

The outer loop of New Circle Road at Harrodsburg Road in Lexington reopened Tuesday night after a semi blocked the road for five hours, according to Lexington Police.
GPD asks for public’s help identifying man in credit card case
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GPD asks for public’s help identifying man in credit card case

Georgetown Police ask for the public's help identifying a man in a fraudulent use of credit card complaint.
Georgetown community mourns hit and run victim
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Georgetown community mourns hit and run victim

Tuesday night friends and family mourned a Georgetown man's death while one of the men accused of killing him appeared in court.
Animal shelter needs donations for care of dog
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Animal shelter needs donations for care of dog

The Clark County Animal Shelter is asking for help from the community to assist in costs associated with the care of a dog brought to the center.
Woman arrested for resisting arrest and fighting officers in courtroom
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Woman arrested for resisting arrest and fighting officers in courtroom

A woman is arrested for resisting arrest and fighting officers.
Railroad bridge closed until further notice in Scott County
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Railroad bridge closed until further notice in Scott County

The railroad bridge on Fields Lane in Scott County is closed until further notice, according to the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet.
Family hopes for fresh start after Fayette County brush fire
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Family hopes for fresh start after Fayette County brush fire

Tuesday evening's rain comes as a blessing to a family whose Fayette County farm land quickly burnt up in a brush fire Tuesday evening.
Miss Kentucky USA runner-up pleads not guilty to bed fire
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Miss Kentucky USA runner-up pleads not guilty to bed fire

Miss Kentucky USA runner-up has pleaded not guilty to an arson charge, accused of setting her roommate's bed on fire at an apartment complex near the University of Louisville.
LPD:  Pedestrian hit by police cruiser
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LPD: Pedestrian hit by police cruiser

Lexington Police say a pedestrian was hit by a police cruiser on Curry Avenue shortly before 5:00 p.m. Tuesday.
Teen charged in fatal hit-and-run out on bond; vigil announced for victim
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Teen charged in fatal hit-and-run out on bond; vigil announced for victim

A teen charged in a deadly hit-and-run in Georgetown has been granted bond.
UPDATE: Mitch McConnell fields protesters’ questions
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UPDATE: Mitch McConnell fields protesters’ questions

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell fielded a series of heated questions during his first speech in a tour of Kentucky during the congressional recess.
Traffic Update:  Versailles Road in Lexington reopens
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Traffic Update: Versailles Road in Lexington reopens

Versailles Road at Village Drive in Lexington reopened to traffic late Tuesday afternoon after being closed much of the day due to a water main break.
Cyclist killed in Bell County after Tuesday morning collision
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Cyclist killed in Bell County after Tuesday morning collision

State Police say one person is dead after being hit multiple times while riding a bike on U.S. 25 E near Pineville
London PD: Man arrested after giving alcohol, having sex with minor
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London PD: Man arrested after giving alcohol, having sex with minor

Police in London say a man is behind bars, accused of giving alcohol to two minors, and having sex with one of them.
Former marina owner sentenced to 50 months for bank fraud
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Former marina owner sentenced to 50 months for bank fraud

A Kentucky man who operated a marina on Lake Cumberland, has been sentenced to 50 months in federal prison for bank fraud.
UPDATE: Boil water advisory lifted in Nicholasville
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UPDATE: Boil water advisory lifted in Nicholasville

A boil water advisory issued on Monday for City of Nicholasville Public Utilities customers and Jessamine Water District #1 has been lifted.
Acres scorched as firefighters battle brush fire in Lexington
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Acres scorched as firefighters battle brush fire in Lexington

Firefighters say a brush fire along Highwater Lane spread to nearly ten acres before they were able to get it under control Tuesday afternoon.
UPDATE: Cause of Charismatic death released
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UPDATE: Cause of Charismatic death released

Preakness, Kentucky Derby, and 1999 Horse of the Year winner Charismatic has died.
Sec’y Grimes: Nearly 60% turnout in Kentucky for presidential election
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Sec’y Grimes: Nearly 60% turnout in Kentucky for presidential election

Secretary of State Alison Lundergan Grimes confirmed Tuesday nearly 60 percent of Kentucky voters cast ballots in last November's presidential election. The State Board of Elections recently finalized voter credit for the cycle.
Franklin County Sheriff: Burglars strike same home in less than 24 hours
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Franklin County Sheriff: Burglars strike same home in less than 24 hours

Franklin County's sheriff is investigating after he says a home on Cardwell Lane was burglarized twice in less than 24 hours.
Woman arrested in slaying of Fort Campbell veteran
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Woman arrested in slaying of Fort Campbell veteran

A Clarksville woman has been arrested in the slaying of an Army veteran whose body was found in a wooded area of Middle Tennessee in 2015.
Abused dog taken in by animal shelter, now safe in foster care
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Abused dog taken in by animal shelter, now safe in foster care

A dog that suffered having some kind of chemical or grease thrown on him is now in good care at a foster home, according to a Facebook post from the Woodstock Spay and Neuter Clinic.
Brown-Forman hires whisky maker for Scotch whisky segment
3 days ago
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Brown-Forman hires whisky maker for Scotch whisky segment

Brown-Forman Corp. has hired a whisky maker for its single malt Scotch whisky business that the Kentucky-based company acquired last year.
City to launch audit of Louisville jail over inmate releases
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City to launch audit of Louisville jail over inmate releases

The city is launching a review to determine how often inmates are improperly released from Louisville Metro Corrections.
TRAFFIC ALERT: Lane Closures on New Circle at Richmond Rd. continue Tuesday
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TRAFFIC ALERT: Lane Closures on New Circle at Richmond Rd. continue Tuesday

The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet (KYTC,) says that lane closures on the outer loop ramps off and on New Circle Road at Richmond Road will continue to be in effect until 3:00 p.m.
State police taking applications for summer youth camp
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State police taking applications for summer youth camp

Kentucky State Police officials are taking applications for children to attend a free summer camp.
VIDEO: 1 arrested after confrontation in parking lot
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VIDEO: 1 arrested after confrontation in parking lot

According to Lexington Police a Richmond woman has been arrested for shoplifting at the Kohl's Department.
FCSO asks for public’s help finding burglar
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FCSO asks for public’s help finding burglar

The Franklin County Sheriff's Office is asking for the public's help finding the person or people behind a home break-in over the weekend.
Gun theft leads to meth bust at motel
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Gun theft leads to meth bust at motel

WHITLEY COUNTY, Ky. (WTVQ) – A man is in custody after Williamsburg police Officers find drugs and a stolen gun in a local motel room. Travis Partin, 34, of Jellico was arrested on February 19, 2017 when officers were responding to another incident. They arrived at the Budget Inn Motel in search of a woman […]
Dog saved from neighborhood drain pipe
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Dog saved from neighborhood drain pipe

Daisy the dog is saved, thanks to the Sharpsburg Fire Department and some local volunteers.
Traffic stop ends with drug arrest
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Traffic stop ends with drug arrest

A traffic stop on Interstate 64 leads to a drug arrest in Winchester.
Armed robbery at cell phone store in Lexington
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Armed robbery at cell phone store in Lexington

Lexington Police say an armed robber held-up a cell phone store Monday night.
Water main breaks affect thousands in Madison and Jessamine Counties
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Water main breaks affect thousands in Madison and Jessamine Counties

Two water main breaks have affected thousands of people in Jessamine and Madison counties since the start of this week.
Berea College students to hold refugee simulation
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Berea College students to hold refugee simulation

Student groups at Berea College have planned what the school is calling a dynamic learning experience to provide a glimpse into what many immigrants and refugees endure when fleeing from their homes and seeking safety in a new community.
Gov. Bevin appoints Fayette County Judge Executive
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Gov. Bevin appoints Fayette County Judge Executive

On Monday Governor Matt Bevin appointed Thomas P. Dupree, Jr. as Fayette County Judge Executive.
Search for missing man leads to discovery of remains of another missing person
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Search for missing man leads to discovery of remains of another missing person

A search for a missing Knox County man led to the discovery of remains of another missing man from a different county.
TRAFFIC ALERT: Lane closures scheduled for I-75 S at Clays Ferry Bridge
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TRAFFIC ALERT: Lane closures scheduled for I-75 S at Clays Ferry Bridge

The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet is alerting drivers to a temporary lane closure scheduled for Tuesday on I-75 southbound at the Clays Ferry Bridge.
UPDATE: Fatal hit-and-run vehicle recovered, 2 teens charged
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UPDATE: Fatal hit-and-run vehicle recovered, 2 teens charged

The Scott County Sheriff says two "persons of interest" are being interviewed after a fatal hit-and-run incident in Georgetown early Monday morning.
Cincinnati Zoo’s premature baby hippo gets lifesaving IV
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Cincinnati Zoo’s premature baby hippo gets lifesaving IV

The Cincinnati Zoo says its premature baby hippo is recovering from dehydration with the help of staff from Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center.
2 arrested after assault investigation in Laurel Co.
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2 arrested after assault investigation in Laurel Co.

The Laurel County Sheriff says two people are behind bars after a man was assaulted at a home on Hopkins Cemetery Road at about 9:00 a.m. Saturday morning.
Illness shuts down Martin Co. Schools for remainder of week
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Illness shuts down Martin Co. Schools for remainder of week

Martin County Schools has announced that due to widespread sickness in the county, along with poor attendance, they will not have classes for the rest of the week.
UofL leader pledges belt-tightening to deal with shortfall
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UofL leader pledges belt-tightening to deal with shortfall

The University of Louisville's interim president is pledging drastic belt-tightening steps to deal with a $48 million budget shortfall at the school.
Man dies in crash into building on Centre College campus
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Man dies in crash into building on Centre College campus

Authorities say a vehicle crashed into a building on the Centre College campus in Kentucky, killing one person.
Blue Stallion to hold fundraiser for God’s Pantry Food Bank Monday
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Blue Stallion to hold fundraiser for God’s Pantry Food Bank Monday

The Blue Stallion Brewing Company has announced that they will be holding a fundraiser for God's Pantry Food Bank on Monday, February 20th.
AG investigator named Officer of the Year
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AG investigator named Officer of the Year

An investigator in the Attorney General's Office has been named the Appalachia HIDTA (High Intensity Drug Trafficking Area) Task Force Officer of the Year for 2016.
REMINDER: No trash pickup on Presidents’ Day
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REMINDER: No trash pickup on Presidents’ Day

There will be no trash pickup on Presidents' Day, Monday, February 20th, according to Lexington's Division of Waste Management.
2 Kentucky students send biology experiment into space
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2 Kentucky students send biology experiment into space

An experiment developed by two Kentucky students has been sent into space.
Doctor-lawmaker tries to restrict smoking in tobacco country
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Doctor-lawmaker tries to restrict smoking in tobacco country

A medical doctor in the Kentucky Senate is leading the effort to restrict smoking in Kentucky, a state that leads the country in smoking rates.
Jury: Pharmacist helped others illegally distribute drugs
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Jury: Pharmacist helped others illegally distribute drugs

A jury has found a Berea pharmacist guilty of helping other people distribute drugs illegally.
Ferry closing for maintenance to boat engines
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Ferry closing for maintenance to boat engines

The Dorena-Hickman Ferry in western Kentucky is shutting down temporarily beginning Monday.
UPDATE: Man involved in Lexington motorcycle crash dies
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UPDATE: Man involved in Lexington motorcycle crash dies

The Fayette County Coroner says that a man involved in a motorcycle crash Sunday night has died.
Dense Fog Advisory…
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Dense Fog Advisory…

Fog is developing throughout the Blue Grass Region and by morning will be dense in many areas. It will burn off by midmorning giving way to mostly sunny skies and very mild temperatures.
Boil water advisory in effect for Richmond
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Boil water advisory in effect for Richmond

According to EKU President Michael Benson, a water main break is impacting all of Richmond.
Longtime Lexington Legends pitching coach Charley Taylor dies
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Longtime Lexington Legends pitching coach Charley Taylor dies

Longtime Lexington Legends pitching coach Charley Taylor has died.
Nelson County Sheriff’s Deputy rescues owl
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Nelson County Sheriff’s Deputy rescues owl

What a hoooooot! Nelson County Sheriff's Deputy Steve Campbell rescued an owl this weekend.
Family of murdered couple offering reward to help solve case
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Family of murdered couple offering reward to help solve case

Family members of a couple killed in Western Kentucky over a year ago are now offering a reward to help solve the murder.
Two escaped inmates caught in Bell County
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Two escaped inmates caught in Bell County

Two inmates who escaped from jail in Pineville have now been caught.
Madison County woman arrested for reportedly burning child
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Madison County woman arrested for reportedly burning child

A Madison County woman has been arrested for allegedly burning a two-year-old child.
UK hosts play addressing sexual assault
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UK hosts play addressing sexual assault

This weekend the UK Theatre Department is showcasing a play that addresses the issue of sexual assault in a digital world.
Spring-like temperatures…
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Spring-like temperatures…

You can expect a chilly night with dense fog developing late. Temperatures will be unseasonably mild this week until our next weather-maker arrives on Friday dropping temperatures back to around normal for next weekend.
Participants enjoy warmer than usual Polar Plunge
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Participants enjoy warmer than usual Polar Plunge

Today's Polar Plunge not so much of a challenge in this warm weather.
UK Police K-9 dies from cancer
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UK Police K-9 dies from cancer

The UK Police Department is mourning the death of a retired K-9 tonight.
Students evacuated from Morehead State dorm
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Students evacuated from Morehead State dorm

A scary night at Morehead State University.
Lexington Legends hold National Anthem try-outs
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Lexington Legends hold National Anthem try-outs

National Anthem try outs for the Lexington Legends was Saturday.
Man wanted by Richmond Police
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Man wanted by Richmond Police

Richmond police say they need your help finding a man.
Thieves lock employees in freezer while robbing restaurant
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Thieves lock employees in freezer while robbing restaurant

Police in Mount Sterling are investigating a robbery that left employees at the Steak 'n Shake there locked in a freezer.
High School student dies after allegedly shooting girlfriend, then himself
6 days ago
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High School student dies after allegedly shooting girlfriend, then himself

The Fayette County coroner says a high school student that shot his girlfriend then himself yesterday has died.
Man shot to death in Pulaski County
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Man shot to death in Pulaski County

A 37-year-old man has died after a shooting last night in Pulaski County.
Refugee family reunites in Lexington after more than a decade apart
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Refugee family reunites in Lexington after more than a decade apart

Now that President Trump's travel ban has been blocked in court, a Refugee family has finally been able to reunite here in Lexington after more than a decade apart.
Retired University of Kentucky Police dog passes away
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Retired University of Kentucky Police dog passes away

The University of Kentucky Police Department releases a statement on Friday, regarding the death of the first K-9 member of their unit, Becka.
Medicaid computer glitch affects thousands of Kentuckians
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Medicaid computer glitch affects thousands of Kentuckians

Several families in Kentucky are relieved this weekend to see state disability checks in the mail again after a computer glitch kept that money away from the people who need it.
70-year-old Kentucky man found dead in burned home
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70-year-old Kentucky man found dead in burned home

Kentucky State Police say a 70-year-old southeastern Kentucky man has been found dead inside a home that burned.
UPDATE:  Details released in deadly motorcycle crash in Lexington
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UPDATE: Details released in deadly motorcycle crash in Lexington

Lexington Police say a man was killed Friday morning when he lost control of his motorcycle, hit a curb and crashed on Pleasant Ridge Drive, off of Timber Creek.
Deputies investigating murder-suicide, crash involving high school students
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Deputies investigating murder-suicide, crash involving high school students

Deputies are investigating an attempted murder-suicide involving two high school students.
Shot fired at Mercer County school bus
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Shot fired at Mercer County school bus

No one is injured after someone shot a gun at a Mercer County school bus full of students, Friday afternoon.
Family offers $100K reward in case of slain Kentucky couple
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Family offers $100K reward in case of slain Kentucky couple

Relatives of a couple killed in western Kentucky more than a year ago are offering $100,000 to help solve the case.
Committee chairman introduces charter schools legislation
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Committee chairman introduces charter schools legislation

A key committee chairman has introduced legislation that would allow charter schools to open in Kentucky.
Widespread illness causes Scott Co. Schools, others, to close
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Widespread illness causes Scott Co. Schools, others, to close

Scott County School students will have an extra-long weekend after the district decided to cancel classes on Friday due to widespread illness.
UPDATE: Missing Laurel Co. woman found safe
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UPDATE: Missing Laurel Co. woman found safe

London police say 55-year old Brenda Smith, who went missing February first was found safe.
“The Walking Dead” creator to appear at EKU Center for the Arts
7 days ago
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“The Walking Dead” creator to appear at EKU Center for the Arts

Fans of the television show "The Walking Dead" will be able to get up close and personal with its creator, Robert Kirkman, at an event being held at the EKU Center for the Arts.
KSP investigating death in McCreary Co.
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KSP investigating death in McCreary Co.

Kentucky State Police are investigating after the body of a man was found in a home after a fire on Childers Ridge Road in McCreary County.
UK police officer to take Polar Plunge; asks for help
1 week ago
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UK police officer to take Polar Plunge; asks for help

University of Kentucky Police Officer John Downing, along with a team of UK officers, are ready to hop in the water at Saturday's Polar Plunge, in a bid raise money for Special Olympics Kentucky.
UPDATE: Reward offered for info on 2015 Christian Co. triple murder
1 week ago
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UPDATE: Reward offered for info on 2015 Christian Co. triple murder

Family members of Calvin and Pamela Phillips, killed back in November of 2015, are now offering a $100,000 dollar reward for information leading to an arrest and conviction.
Ring lost in KY decades ago headed back to Washington owner
1 week ago
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Ring lost in KY decades ago headed back to Washington owner

A ring lost more than three decades ago in Kentucky is headed back to its owner in Washington state.
Trump weighs mobilizing Nat Guard for immigration roundups
1 week ago
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Trump weighs mobilizing Nat Guard for immigration roundups

The Trump administration is considering a proposal to mobilize as many as 100,000 National Guard troops to round up unauthorized immigrants, including millions living nowhere near the Mexico border, according to a draft memo obtained by The Associated Press.
Pension system’s woes could be worse than previously thought
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Pension system’s woes could be worse than previously thought

Kentucky's public pension system, which officially faces an $18.1 billion unfunded liability, might be in worse shape than previously thought.
Wayne County man accused of shooting at bus with BB gun
1 week ago
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Wayne County man accused of shooting at bus with BB gun

A Wayne County man has been charged after deputies say he shot at a school bus with a BB gun.
Man arrested, charged with 2 recent Richmond robberies
1 week ago
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Man arrested, charged with 2 recent Richmond robberies

Officers say a person of interest in 2 December 2016 robberies at the CVS pharmacy has been charged.
One dead after motorcycle crash in Lexington
1 week ago
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One dead after motorcycle crash in Lexington

The Fayette County Coroner says one man is dead after a motorcycle wreck in Lexington Friday morning.
Urgent call for adoptions, fosters from Franklin Co. Humane Society
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Urgent call for adoptions, fosters from Franklin Co. Humane Society

A Facebook post from the Franklin Co. Humane Society says the shelter is in urgent need of adoptions in the face of rising animal intake and limited space.
Judge: Request to set aside conviction should be denied
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Judge: Request to set aside conviction should be denied

A federal judge has recommended denying a request to set aside the conviction of a former county judge-executive from eastern Kentucky.
Interfaith prayer and meditation room opens at UK
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Interfaith prayer and meditation room opens at UK

An idea that emerged during a meeting with a group of students from multiple faiths last October has come to fruition, as the University of Kentucky Board of Trustees announced they have opened a new interfaith prayer and meditation room in Rm. 75 of McVey Hall.
Pulaski Co. man arrested on child sexual exploitation offenses
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Pulaski Co. man arrested on child sexual exploitation offenses

Kentucky State Police with the Electronic Crime Branch say they arrested 28-year-old Joseph Koger on Thursday, charging him with offenses related to the distribution and possession of matter portraying a sex performance by a minor.
Search continues for missing Knox County man
1 week ago
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Search continues for missing Knox County man

A 23-year old man with a known disability went missing into the woods in Knox County on Wednesday, according to State Police.
Unknown Hopkinsville shooter fires gun at car with children inside
1 week ago
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Unknown Hopkinsville shooter fires gun at car with children inside

Police in Christian County say someone shot up a car with a woman and children inside.
One lane of inbound Broadway closed after semi overturns
1 week ago
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One lane of inbound Broadway closed after semi overturns

Lexington Police remain on the scene of an overturned semi on Broadway near New Circle Road.
School celebrates “Children of the World”
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School celebrates “Children of the World”

One Lexington school celebrated diversity and other cultures by hosting an international night.
UPDATE:  Man shot by State Trooper last week dies
1 week ago
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UPDATE: Man shot by State Trooper last week dies

A man who was shot by a State Trooper last week in Richmond died from his injuries on Thursday, according to State Police and the Fayette County coroner.
Senate approves stricter standards to get disabled parking decals
1 week ago
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Senate approves stricter standards to get disabled parking decals

Disabled parking placards have proliferated across Kentucky, and a state lawmaker says it's time to crack down on abuses in issuing the decals.
Junior Bridgeman resigns from University of Louisville board of trustees
1 week ago
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Junior Bridgeman resigns from University of Louisville board of trustees

Former University of Louisville basketball star Junior Bridgeman has resigned from the university's board of trustees, saying he wants to focus on business.
Woman pleas not guilty to DUI crash that killed a Louisville police officer and UK employee
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Woman pleas not guilty to DUI crash that killed a Louisville police officer and UK employee

Louisville police were in Fayette County court Thursday as a Lexington woman charged with killing a Louisville police officer and a UK employee in a drunk driving accident back in October pleaded not guilty.
Permanent ‘American Pharoah’ exhibit now open at Derby Museum
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Permanent ‘American Pharoah’ exhibit now open at Derby Museum

A permanent 'American Pharoah' exhibit is now open at the Kentucky Derby Museum.
4th annual Refugee & Immigrant Day held at Capitol
1 week ago
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4th annual Refugee & Immigrant Day held at Capitol

Members and supporters of Catholic Charities Migration and Refugee Services, Kentucky Refugee Ministries, Americana World Community Center, and the International Center of Kentucky went to Frankfort on Thursday to hold the fourth annual Refugee and Immigrant Day.
Nelson Co. man charged with child sexual exploitation offenses
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Nelson Co. man charged with child sexual exploitation offenses

Kentucky State Police with the Electronic Crime Branch say they arrested 45-year-old Robert M. McIntosh on Wednesday, as the result of an undercover Internet Crimes Against Children investigation.
KSP’s Trooper Island Camp raffle features 2017 Jeep Wrangler
1 week ago
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KSP’s Trooper Island Camp raffle features 2017 Jeep Wrangler

To support its Trooper Island Camp for underprivileged children, the Kentucky State Police is selling raffle tickets for a chance to win a new 2017 Jeep Wrangler Sahara Winter Edition 4x4.
$758K in grants for 20 LWCF projects in Kentucky
1 week ago
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$758K in grants for 20 LWCF projects in Kentucky

FRANKFORT, Ky. (WTVQ) – On Thursday, Gov. Matt Bevin and the Department for Local Government (DLG) announced the selection of 20 Land and Water Conservation Fund (LWCF) grants for total funding up to $758,000. The grants assist in maintaining and developing Kentucky state parks and park facilities. LCWF is funded by the National Park Service […]
Madison County EMS: Five overdoses in 90 minutes
1 week ago
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Madison County EMS: Five overdoses in 90 minutes

In around 90 minutes Wednesday, paramedics in Madison County say they responded to five overdoses.
Bill would standardize Bible classes in Kentucky public schools
1 week ago
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Bill would standardize Bible classes in Kentucky public schools

Kentucky's public schools would have to offer a course about Bible history and require students to pass a civics test before graduating under a pair of proposals that are advancing in the state Senate.
Official: Louisville EMS got 151 overdose calls in 4 days
1 week ago
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Official: Louisville EMS got 151 overdose calls in 4 days

Louisville emergency crews have seen a rise in the number of calls related to drug overdoses.
Kentucky court strikes down panhandling ordinance
1 week ago
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Kentucky court strikes down panhandling ordinance

The Lexington Herald-Leader is reporting that an ordinance that prohibited begging and soliciting on Lexington streets and intersections was struck down Thursday by the Supreme Court.
UPDATE: Woman pleads not guilty in death of detective, UK employee
1 week ago
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UPDATE: Woman pleads not guilty in death of detective, UK employee

Suzanne Marie Whitlow, indicted in the deaths of a Louisville police detective and a University of Kentucky employee back in October of 2016 entered a not guilty plea in an arraignment on Thursday.
Disabled teen dies from bedsore infection, 3 charged
1 week ago
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Disabled teen dies from bedsore infection, 3 charged

A Kentucky prosecutor says the mother and grandparents of a disabled teenager have been charged with manslaughter after he died from an infection caused by open bedsores.
TRAFFIC ALERT: Lane closures on New Circle at Richmond Road Thursday afternoon
1 week ago
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TRAFFIC ALERT: Lane closures on New Circle at Richmond Road Thursday afternoon

The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet (KYTC) is alerting drivers to lane closures on the outer loop of New Circle Road until 3:00 p.m. on Thursday.
Officials: Jailer arrested after fight with sheriff’s deputy
1 week ago
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Officials: Jailer arrested after fight with sheriff’s deputy

A Hardin County jailer has been arrested after a fight with a sheriff's deputy.
Bill targets past funding source for Planned Parenthood
1 week ago
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Bill targets past funding source for Planned Parenthood

Kentucky lawmakers are targeting Planned Parenthood by renewing their push for legislation to put the organization at the end of the line for family planning funds.