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Monday, July 26, 2021

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Report: Nearly 70,000 Kentuckians filed for jobless benefits

Nearly 70,000 Kentucky residents applied for unemployment benefits last week.

Police find 2 men fatally shot, 1 woman wounded in vehicle

Police say the bodies of two men and a wounded woman have been found in a vehicle outside a home in Elizabethtown.

Female inmates settle lawsuit for $1.1M against former guard

A group of women who were inmates in a Kentucky jail have reached a $1.1 million settlement against a former guard they accused of sexual abuse.

Roughly 80,000 more Kentuckians seek jobless assistance

About 80,000 Kentucky residents applied for unemployment benefits last week.

Governor removes EMS board member over social media post

Kentucky’s governor has removed a member of the state’s Emergency Medical Services board who is accused of posting a message criticizing the arrest of a woman who broke coronavirus quarantine orders.

Residential, business curbside recycling resumes Monday in Lexington

The Lexington Recycling Center will be back in business on Monday.

One dead in Pike County crash

A woman is dead following an accident in Pike County.

University of Kentucky to reopen campus for fall semester

The University of Kentucky plans to resume in-person classes on its Lexington campus for the fall semester starting in August.

Kentucky voters to get free postage for absentee ballots

Kentuckians choosing to vote by absentee mail-in balloting in next month's primary won't have to pay for postage.

Man, woman charged in Hardin County murder

State police have charged a man and woman in a Hardin County murder.

KDE releases COVID-19 guidance on graduation alternatives

The Kentucky Department of Education has released two new guidance documents to help districts safely handle graduation alternatives and other end-of- school procedures.

Lexington will not open pools this summer

Lexington’s public pools will not open this summer because of the health risks of COVID-19, according to Mayor Linda Gorton.

Suspect killed in officer-involved shooting in Martin County

A man is dead after an officer-involved shooting in Martin County early Thursday morning.

Kentucky faces budget shortfalls as its economy staggers

A new report says Kentucky's state government faces a revenue shortfall that could approach $500 million in the current fiscal year.

8-year-old tests positive for COVID-19 in Johnson County

The Johnson County Health Department has confirmed an 8-year-old girl has tested positive for the coronavirus.

Lexington Lions Club cancels Bluegrass Fair

The Lexington Lions Club says it has cancelled the 2020 Bluegrass Fair.

KSP asking for help in 1990 cold case

State police is asking for information regarding the murder of a woman last seen in Richwood, Kentucky in 1990.

Nearly 600,000 Kentuckians seek jobless aid in 6 weeks

The U.S. Labor Department says nearly 91,000 Kentucky residents applied for unemployment benefits last week.

UPDATE: Victims identified in deadly Laurel County collision

Two people killed in a collision in Laurel County have been identified as 82-year old Joie Lee and 78-year old Georgia Butler, according to deputies.

Toyota postpones May 4th re-opening

Toyota postpones reopening its plants in North America, including in Georgetown, because of the ongoing pandemic.