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Early-learning education program pilot aims to give children a head start

CENTRAL, Ky. (WTVQ) - A pilot program promoting early childhood education is test driving its techniques in Kentucky. Families and children from five Kentucky...

State Police investigate fatal shooting in Clay County

A grand jury will decide if criminal charges should be brought in connection to the deadly shooting.

Three injured in crash involving trooper car

Crash happened on Highway 25E

Volunteers from Breathitt County and from out of state help homeowners recover

JACKSON, Ky. (WTVQ) - Five months after the devastating floods in Breathitt county, he headlines have faded, but families are still trying to recover....

Make-A-Wish Foundation makes teen Princess for a Day

Teen was diagnosed with a nervous system disorder at age 12.

Families make big transitions as kids go back to school

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ) - Fayette County, one of more than a dozen districts that went back to school today. Of course, things look a...

Community members and addiction recovery non-profits ask state leaders for long term rehab services

DANVILLE, Ky. (WTVQ) - Opioid addiction and human trafficking are two very serious issues some people may not know can sometimes go hand in...

Missing WWII Sailor returns home to Paris Kentucky

PARIS, Ky. (WTVQ) - On the day of the attack on Pearl Harbor, Dec. 7, 1941, 23 year old Alphard S Owsley lost his...

Nicholasville Fire Department remembers Charles “Bubba” Brumfield

NICHOLASVILLE, Ky. (WTVQ) - The Nicholasville Fire Department is remembering one of its own, Fire Chief Charles "Bubba" Brumfield. Brumfield started his career in EMS....

Chemical weapons in Kentucky expected to be destroyed by 2023

RICHMOND, Ky. (WTVQ) - Back in the 1940's, the United States manufactured stockpiles of chemical weapons in several sites around the country, including here...

Former competitive swimmer races against the clock for a cure for ALS

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ) - 67 year old Sandra Marlowe was once a true competitor in the water, an award winning swimmer. Now, she's racing...

Lost at Pearl Harbor, sailor finally laid to rest at home

After almost 80 years, sailor buried in Pulaski County with descendants on hand.

UPDATE: Nicholas flood victim a ‘strong, independent woman,’ family says

Victim identified as 66-year-old Deborah Ritchie of Carlisle

First responders pledge to pedal 100 miles in remembrance of fallen first responders

FRANKFORT. Ky. (WTVQ) - Bicyclists from several different states, including Kentucky have pledged to pedal this summer in remembrance of fallen first responders. About 35...

Governor recommends everyone wear masks in schools

Governor Beshear reacted to push back from some elected state officials who are not following his mask mandate for state employees and in all state buildings.

Car show raises money for veterans of American Legion Post 313

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ) - On Saturday, funky to fancy car owners pulled up to the new American Legion Post 313 for a car show...

Local brewing company hosts fun charity run for victims of abuse

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ) - On Saturday, Rock House Brewing hosted a charity run aimed to raise money for families in need. The Nest is...

Lexington remembers the late Anita Franklin with colorful mural in Duncan Park

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ) - A new mural in Lexington honors the late Anita Franklin, a mom turned anti-violence advocate when her son was shot...

Businesses effected by catalytic converter theft speak out

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ) - This week the Franklin County Sheriff's Office arrested seven people linked to a string of catalytic converter thefts. The Franklin...

Subdivision is ready to warmly welcome St. Jude Dream Home winners

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ) - Tickets for the St. Jude dream home are still on sale. So far, we've shown you how the house is coming...