Most Watched News Stories in 2016


LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ) – As 2016 comes to an end, ABC 36 looked back onto what stories made headlines this year.

According to website data, these are the most watched news stories on in 2016:

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10. Three Lexington Teens Claim Restaurant Manager Assaulted Them Because They’re Black
9. Man Accused of Stealing Woman’s Purse in Somerset
8. Roadside memorial Causes Controversy
7. Louisville Woman’s Racially-Charged Rant Goes Viral
6. UAW on Strike at Trane in Lexington
5. Missing 4-Year-Old Girl Found in Memphis, TN
4. Traffic Alert: SB i-75 closed in TN near KY boarder
3. Wildfires Force Evacuations in Gatlinburg, TN
2. Construction Death
1. Witness captures video of man on fire