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CDC warns of Salmonella outbreak in onions in Kentucky and 33 other states

The CDC is warning people in Kentucky and other states about a salmonella outbreak connected to onions from Thomson International Incorporated.

UPDATE: Missing Knox County woman found safe

Britaney Carnes (Miller) returned home safely Sunday, according to the Knox County Sheriff's Department.

Josie’s in Lexington temporarily closing after one employee tests COVID-19 positive

Josie's, a popular Lexington restaurant, temporarily closed for cleaning Sunday.

Transportation cabinet says one person dead in Lexington car crash

The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet reported Saturday night one person died in a single-car crash.

Bourbon County helping boost small businesses with grants

Bourbon County Chamber of Commerce partnered with several other local businesses to help give a financial boost to small businesses struggling because of COVID-19.

Trump says he’ll act to ban TikTok in U.S. as soon as Saturday

President Donald Trump said he will take action as soon as Saturday to ban Chinese-owned video app TikTok from the United States.

Labor Cabinet cancels in-person unemployment meetings Friday due to covid-19 concerns

The office of unemployment says it was notified an employee developed COVID-19 symptoms Thursday night, as a result, in-person appointments were moved to phone call appointments Friday.

Lee County volunteer fire department car wash fundraiser Saturday

Lee County Volunteer Fire Department is hosting a car wash fundraiser for its junior firefighters program.

Christmas in July in London promotes shopping local

Christmas in July is a fun way to promote shopping in July promoting the idea it's for Christmas. Saturday, London used the theme to promote shopping local.

Police say three people showed up at hospital with gunshot wounds

Lexington Police say three men told investigators they were all involved in a shooting on Oak Street.

Regis Philbin, television personality and host, dies at 88

Legendary television personality Regis Philbin has died at 88.

One person with life threatening injuries after motorcycle and car collide

Franklin County Sheriff's Office says at least one person has life threatening injuries after a motorcycle and a car collided Saturday night.

3 more student athletes in Fayette County test positive for COVID-19

In four weeks, Fayette County Public Schools says six student athletes and one adult reported they have tested positive for COVID-19.

Jefferson County Board of Education approves plan to start school year with NTI

Tuesday night, the Jefferson County Board of Education unanimously voted to approve the plan to begin the 2020-2021 school year with non-traditional instruction.

Difficult to put out trash fire continues to be monitored in Lexington

A trash fire on Hedger Lane in Lexington was monitored for about two hours to make sure hot spots were all the way out.

Doodles Breakfast & Lunch closing for deep clean as Lexington cases surge

Doodles, a popular downtown Lexington brunch spot, says because of the recent surge in cases in Lexington it's closing for two days to do a deep clean.

With 9 positive tests, Scott County Detention Center now on lockdown

The Scott County Jailer says there are several inmates who have tested positive for COVID-19 over the last couple of days.

Knox County man accused of kidnapping, sexually assaulting child

State Police in Knox County say a man kidnapped a 12-year-old girl while she was riding her bike and sexually assaulted her.

One person killed after crashing bike into tree, deputies say

Deputies say a man died after crashing his dirt bike into a tree.

Jackson County man accused of killing his wife

State Police say Farris Vanwinkle murdered his wife, Peggy Vanwinkle .