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Kentucky limits no-knock warrants after Breonna Taylor death

Kentucky Gov. Andy Beshear has signed a partial ban on no-knock warrants a year after the fatal shooting of Breonna Taylor.

KSP: Officer involved shooting in the Georgetown McDonald’s Parking lot

Police are investigating an officer involved shooting at the McDonald's on Connector Road in Georgetown. 

Biden making new moves on guns, including naming ATF boss

They're the first major gun control measures from President Joe Biden since he took office.

Celebrity zookeeper Jack Hanna diagnosed with dementia

The family of celebrity zookeeper and TV show host Jack Hanna said he's been diagnosed with dementia.

Beshear signs bills to fund school construction, broadband

Kentucky Gov. Andy Beshear has signed bills directing more than $1 billion in federal pandemic relief money for several big-ticket priorities.

London firefighters responded to serious crash Wednesday morning

London firefighters responded to serious accident.

Kentucky reports 344 new COVID-19 cases

Kentucky's coronavirus positivity rate remained below three-percent on Tuesday.

Harrodsburg Police need public’s help locating teenage boy

Harrodsburg Police Department are asking for the public's help in locating teenage boy.

Kentucky Craft Bashon returns

On Monday the Kentucky Guild of Brewers announced the return of Kentucky Craft Bashon.

Disney On Ice presents Dream Big at Rupp Arena

Due to high demand two new performances for Disney On Ice presents Dream Big.

HS athletes named Ky Department of Agriculture Ag Athletes of the Year

Kentucky high school student-athletes involved in agriculture named the 2021 Kentucky High School Athletic Association.

Work on Clays Mill Road Improvement project resumes this week 

Construction of the Clays Mill Road Improvement project will resume on Wednesday.

Roads remain closed due to road slides

Lanes remain closed due to slides in Clark, Montgomery and Scott Counties.

Texas Roadhouse brings 250 new jobs to Georgetown

Texas Roadhouse in Georgetown is hiring for full and part-time positions. 

State releases county unemployment data for February

Unemployment rates rose in 69 Kentucky counties between February 2020 and February 2021.

Replenishment underway for food pantries hit hard by flooding demand

For many getting back on their feet will take time, and for God’s Pantry Food Bank that includes many partner pantries and meal programs.

Jr. Officer keeping Bridgeport Elementary safe

Frankfort Police officers responded to Bridgeport Elementry to back up Jr. Officer Jeffrey Kyle.

Fayette Co. Public Schools will provide free meals to students learning remotely April 5-9

Fayette County Public Schools is providing free meals to children who are learning remotely in April.

Gov. Beshear requests major disaster declaration from federal government

After 30-day assessment period, Kentucky seeks help for damage from massive ice storm.

Gov. Beshear provides update on COVID-19

On Friday, Gov. Andy Beshear announced 731 new COVID-19 cases in Kentucky and a positivity rate of 3.40%.