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Lexington reported new COVID related deaths

Lexington reported 219 new COVID-19 cases and 3 deaths on Thursday.

Bridges in Fleming, Mason counties closed as safety precaution

Two culvert bridges in Fleming and Mason counties will close after an engineering analysis found issues with the structures.

Arrest made after storage unit burglarized

An arrest was made after a Georgetown storage unit was burglarized.

Amid production woes, US coal deaths at historic low in 2020

Five miners died in U.S. coal mines in 2020.

LaRue County family wins Young Farmers & Ranchers “Achievement Award.” 

A LaRue County family won the top honor during the American Farm Bureau Federation (AFBF) virtual convention Wednesday.

Pro-Life advocates rallied on Monday in Frankfort

Pro-Life advocates rallied Monday at the Kentucky Capitol in support of two bills in consideration right now during the legislative session.

Carter County man arrested for human trafficking

Attorney General Daniel Cameron announced Monday that a Carter County man was arrested for human trafficking.

UPDATE: Wanted murder suspect in Laurel County arrested

The Laurel County Sheriff's Office is hoping a cash reward will lead them to a man wanted in connection to murder. 

Fired detective connected to Breonna Taylor case appealing

A recently fired detective connected to the Breonna Taylor case is appealing his termination.

Mega Millions and Powerball jackpots up to nearly a billion dollars combined

The combined jackpots of Mega Millions and Powerball offer players a chance at $990 million.

Courier Journal stopping Louisville presses permanently

The presses at the Courier Journal building in downtown Louisville, Kentucky are stopping for good.

Ball Corp. to build new plant in Kentucky, hire about 200

Ball Corp. says it plans to build a new plant in southern Kentucky.

When will Kentuckians have access to the COVID-19 vaccine?

The COVID-19 vaccine will be available in phases.

Lexington COVID-19 cases surpass 25,000

Lexington has surpassed 25,000 COVID-19 cases, according to the Lexington-Fayette County Health Department. 

Boil water advisory in Estill County lifted

Boil water advisory in Estill County.

KYTC pre-treated some bridges and overpasses

The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet is advising motorists that some state road crews were busy Thursday pre-treating bridges, overpasses. 

St. Claire HealthCare begins community COVID-19 vaccinations

St. Claire HealthCare’s limited allocation of COVID-19 vaccines was quickly depleted Thursday.

Pikeville Medical Center expands COVID-19 Vaccine scheduling website

On Wednesday all Phase 1A healthcare personnel currently working in any setting where patient care.

Morehead State University announces Spring 2021 move-in dates 

Morehead State University welcomes students back to campus for a safe new year and a successful spring semester. 

State releases county unemployment data for November 2020

According to the Kentucky Center for Statistics, unemployment rates rose in 104 Kentucky.