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Kentucky State Police get a little surprise pick-me-up

There's never too many stories about acts of kindness, right? Friday, KSP were surprised by a kind out-of-towner.

Deputies: Truck driver chokes on coffee, crashes on I-75

Scott County Sheriff's Office says a semi-truck driver told deputies he choked on his coffee, causing his semi to rollover on I-75 Saturday evening.

23-year-old dies in car crash in Woodford County

The coroner identified 23-year-old Alfred Marmolejo Jr. as the driver killed in an early morning crash.

Phyllis George; former Ky. first lady, female sportscasting pioneer, dies at 70

Phyllis George, the former Miss America who became a female sportscasting pioneer on CBS’s “The NFL Today” and served as the first lady of Kentucky, has died.

23 more cases of covid-19 at the Federal Medical Center in Lexington

In Lexington, the health department says 23 more inmates tested positive for the coronavirus at the Federal Medical Center.

Southland Christian Church pays it forward to Lexington activist with new car

Lexington activist and hip hop artist Devine Carama got a big surprise Saturday as part of Southland Christian Church's One Dollar Club program.

Mercer County large barn fire has firefighters busy before dawn

Firefighters say there wasn't any injuries and livestock was safe from the flames.

Federal judge:What’s good for Kroger is good for churches

A federal judge ruled in favor of a Nicholasville church wanting to hold in-person services this Sunday, against Gov. Beshear's reopening plan, The Courier-Journal reports.

Broadway Clay in Frankfort offers virtual summer camp for kids

With coronavirus guidelines, the summer camps that can still open will look differently, one in Frankfort switching to a virtual format.

Remains ID’ed, family finally can mourn; husband due in court

A woman is still missing, but Richmond Police say her husband was arrested Friday in connection to her murder and disappearance. The victim's former husband posted a long post about what happened.

Lexington teen hit and killed on Winchester Road identified

The Fayette County coroner says 19-year old Darius Mason was killed Saturday morning after being hit by a car while lying in the road.

Court weighs in on applying mass gathering ban to churches

A federal appeals court has declined to block the Kentucky governor's temporary ban on mass gatherings from applying to in-person religious services.

Clinic in Lexington offers coronavirus antibody testing

Coronavirus antibody testing is now starting to popup in Lexington, Marshall Lifestyle Medicine is one of the doctor's offices offering the testing.

WATCH: Ky. Historical Society shares a taste of Kentucky Derby traditions

While many people are feeling the Derby Day blues, Kentucky Historical Society has a peak into the past to teach us how the Kentucky Derby came to be.

KSP hosting virtual Derby Day for Gray fundraiser for COVID-19 supplies

State Police Foundation says it's hosting a "Derby Day for Gray" virtual event Saturday to raise funds to replenish PPE needed during this pandemic.

Whitley Co. deputies sieze $2,200 and 22 grams of meth in bust

Whitley County Sheriff's Department says a least one suspect is charged after a number of meth busts in the area.

Derby day blues? Show us how you’re still getting in the spirit

Send ABC 36 News your photos or videos of how you and your family are celebrating the Kentucky Derby despite its rescheduling.

Gov. Beshear says no Saturday briefing; Friday total cases near 5,000

Gov. Beshear says there won't be a Saturday coronavirus update, breaking weeks of daily updates.

Federal Medical Center sees influx in COVID-19 cases; Health dept. responds

The Federal Medical Center, a U.S. prison for female and male inmates requiring medical or mental health care, has seen a rise in COVID-19 cases.

Police say intruder shot and killed, breaking into ex’s house

Lexington police says a man was shot and killed after he allegedly broke into his ex's house.