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Jessamine County fire destroys unoccupied home

Jessamine County Emergency Management says it happened Saturday morning before sunrise.

Sunday Gov. Beshear reports decreased positivity rate of COVID-19 cases, 35 new deaths

FRANKFORT, Ky. (ABC 36) - Governor Beshear's office says the state is seeing a reported decrease in positivity rates of COVID-19 cases. The current positivity...

Bath County Schools move Monday meal service to Tuesday

It is scheduled to resume Tuesday.

Middlesboro man back in jail after allegedly selling drugs, again

This per radio station WRIL, James lumpkin was out on bond for drug trafficking related charged when a search warrant was executed at his house Friday.

Kentucky GOP group rejects push to have McConnell back Trump

A Kentucky Republican Party Committee has rejected a resolution that would have urged Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell to fully support Donald Trump in the ex-president’s upcoming impeachment trial.

Governor Beshear reports downward trend for positivity rate, 49 deaths

Meanwhile there's a spike in deaths, Saturday's report showing 49 more Kentuckians who have died related to COVID-19.

18-year-old shot Saturday afternoon, battles for life in hospital

Lexington police says an 18-year-old was shot and is in the hospital with life-threatening injuries Saturday night.

Baptist Health Lexington moves vaccine clinic to Lexington Green

Starting Monday, Jan. 18, you can find the clinic at the end of the Lexington Green shopping center near LensCrafters.

Wilmore police investigating shots fired Sunday afternoon

Wilmore Police are investigating a drive-by shooting that happened Sunday afternoon.

Police say two men stabbed each other, one taken to the hospital

Lexington police says two men were stabbed Friday night.

Woman shows up to UK Hospital with a gunshot wound

Police say it happened early Saturday morning around 2:30 a.m. on South Limestone near University of Kentucky's campus.

Vaccinations continue for nursing homes, Cedarhurst of Beaumont treats it like a celebration

CVS vaccinated residents and staff at Cedarhurst of Beaumont senior living in Lexington Saturday.

Sunday Gov. Beshear says COVID-19 positivity rate tops Saturday record

Governor Beshear reporting a positivity rate of 12.45 percent Sunday, the highest its reached since the start of the pandemic.

UPDATE: 28-year-old Lexington homicide victim identified

Officers say a man with gunshot wounds was found dead in a crashed car around 12:30 a.m. Saturday in a parking lot off Richmond Road.

Ky. Rep. Attica Scott calls response to U.S. Capitol rampage rooted in racism

In Kentucky, it particularly strikes a cord for people like Rep. Attica Scott, D- Louisville, who spent weeks protesting for justice for Breonna Taylor.

Lawmakers complete work on bills to limit governor’s power

Republican lawmakers in Kentucky have given final approval to bills rebuking the Democratic governor's response to COVID-19.

Two missing Knott County teens located in Tennessee

On Tuesday morning Tennessee Highway Patrol located Benjamin Combs and Summer Combs

Governor Beshear releases Sunday COVID update, positivity rate above 10

The state’s elevated positivity rate is likely due to some labs and public testing sites being closed over the holiday.

Kentucky Man donates nearly 21 gallons of blood over his lifetime and hopes to give more

PIKESVILLE, KY (WTVQ) - Since 2007, Pikeville native, Gary Justice has given 171 donations, about 21 gallons of blood for those battling cancer or...