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Mobile outreach recovery engagement program

Voices of Hope wanted to find a way to help the community without putting too many people at risk, so the organization created a mobile outreach recovery option to go out to them.

Health Department continues to offer Moderna vaccine

The Health Department continues to provide both doses of the Moderna vaccine at their weekly clinic inside of consolidated baptist church.

UPDATE: Human remains identified in Hart County

State Police in Hart County say it found decomposed human remains Saturday.

Jewish leader creates new ethics class after more anti-Semitic attacks

Reported anti-Semitic incidents prompted a leader in UK’s Jewish community to create a new online class on Jewish ethics.

Local Lex Market hosts fundraiser supporting organ donors and recipients

18 of the stores artisans created blue and/or green items that a portion of the proceeds will go to Donate Life's Kentucky beneficiary Satterwhite Patient Assistance Fund.

Welcome home Saturday for Kentucky National Guard unit, after year in Poland

Family and friends welcomed home a Kentucky Nation Guard unit of 70 soldiers Saturday at the Bluegrass Airport.

Governor Beshear reports 1.5 million vaccinated, 2.99% positivity rate

The new cases are reported at 505 cases and the new deaths are at 10.

Senator Mitch McConnell encourages vaccination

Senator Mitch McConnell stopped by Pikeville Medical Center Thursday where he continued encouraging people to get vaccinated.

Increasing Johnson & Johnson vaccine access

The Health Department in Lexington says you're going to start seeing the Johnson and Johnson vaccine more.

Nicholasville man bites officer, takes taser during arrest, paper reports

A man was arrested after stealing a police officer’s taser, biting him and threatening him, according to the Lexington Herald-Leader.

Fans excited now that long-awaited Sweet 16 is underway

Fans heading into Wednesday afternoon’s game told WTVQ they're happy to finally see some action.

Lexington church honored for public health efforts, hosts first mass vaccine clinic using J&J

As part of National Public Health Week, a Lexington church is being honored for contributions over the years.

Lexington cat reunited with owner after lost for nearly a year

Lexington-Fayette Animal Care & Control posted Tuesday a cat was safely returned to its owner thanks to a microchip.

New security measures added at UK Hospitals

UK HealthCare released new information about the new security of its hospitals.

Asian anti-hate discussion at UK

In light of the explosion in hate crimes in this country against asians and asian-americans, the University of Kentucky held an event to show support for these communities. 

Woodford reserve unveils 2021 mint julep theme

This year's Woodford Reserve $1,000 mint julep charity program honors black jockeys who dominated horse racing in its early years. 

Lexington woman shoots man attempting to break into her home, police say

Lexington Police say a woman shot a man attempting to break into her apartment early Tuesday morning.

Free trash disposal day for Lexington residents

According to the Division of Waste Management, Lexington is partnering with the Bluegrass Regional Transfer Station to offer Fayette County residents a free trash disposal day for non-hazardous household waste.

Central Bank Center opening up new exhibit hall

The Central Bank Center in downtown Lexington has been undergoing a massive redesign and renovation and the first piece of that is now complete.

Temporary Lexington housing program ends, some feel blind-sided

A program that housed some of Lexington's homeless population ended and some say they feel blind-sided.