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Mentor takes 50 young men to see “Black Panther”

Movies are powerful. They entertain, make us think, and make us feel valued. A Lexington community leader took advantage of that power Saturday. He took as many young African American men as he could to see the new "Black Panther" movie.
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A husband and wife are dead in Estill County

Police are trying to figure out what let to the death of two people in Irvine.
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Corbin police investigating a double homicide

Police are investigating what led to two peoples deaths.

Jessamine County man dies after hitting tree

A Jessamine County man loses his life in an accident.

UPDATE: School threat under investigation in Jessamine Co.

The Jessamine County Sheriff's Office confirms it is investigating a photo that appears to threaten a school.

London man charged with sodomy

Laurel County Sheriff’s Office arrested a London man on charges of sodomy Friday.

Florida lawmakers struggle with how to respond to shooting

Stunned by a horrific shooting at a Florida high school that left 17 people dead, the state Legislature is grappling with what to do in the aftermath.

Lexington man robbed by suspect with knife

Lexington police are investigating a robbery that took place early Saturday morning involving a knife.

Kentucky teen charged as adult in fatal school shootings

A 15-year-old boy accused of opening fire inside his Kentucky high school will be tried as an adult on murder charges.

Special election to replace lawmaker who killed himself

Voters in a Louisville, Kentucky, suburb will soon choose a successor for a Republican state lawmaker who killed himself last year after a woman publicly accused him of sexually assaulting her in his basement when she was a teenager and he was her pastor.

Anger bubbles over at funerals for Florida shooting victims

As families began burying their dead, authorities questioned whether they could have prevented the attack on a South Florida high school where a gunman took the lives of 14 students, the athletic director, a coach and a geography teacher.

Film showcases historically black colleges and universities

Filmmaker Stanley Nelson knew he wanted to tell a story about the nation's historically black colleges and universities - not just about individual HBCUs, many of which have their own celebrated histories, but about what they collectively have meant to black people.
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Bethany Christian Mission celebrates 92 years

The center's role has changed several times over the past 92 years, but the overall mission hasn't.
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HS hoops highlights & scores (2-16-18)

A recap of Friday night's action on the hardwood.

Shooting survivors become advocates for stronger weapon laws

Dead bodies were still inside Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School when survivors of this week's shooting began speaking out about gun violence. It seemed as if the teens had stepped straight from the bullet-scarred school into the nation's gun debate.

Arrest made in Lawrence County theft investigation

State police accuse the acting chief of Fallsburg fire department, William Hall with using department funds for his own benefit.
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Zachariah man dies in freak interstate accident

A tree fell on a car, killing a man in Wolfe County, according to Kentucky State Police.

Big Lexington church moving to Jessamine County

Clays Mill Baptist Church in Lexington is moving to neighboring Jessamine County for more space for its growing congregation.

Wynn gets no money in termination deal with casino company

A termination agreement released Friday between embattled casino mogul Steve Wynn and the company bearing his name leaves him without any severance or compensation and prohibits his involvement in any competing gambling business for two years.
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Boil Water Advisory in Garrard County

A boil water advisory has been issued for some customers in Garrard County.
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In poor taste? Softball team raffling guns

In the days after the recent school shooting, a raffle in Anderson County is drawing anger from some, and support from others.
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Travel Advisory: Water covered roads in NE Kentucky

There are portions of roads under water in parts of northeast Kentucky.
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Lawmakers call for action in wake of gun violence

The shooting in Florida has again sparked discussion among lawmakers here in Kentucky on what can be done on a legislative level to try and prevent violence like this.
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Flu deaths continue to rise in Kentucky

Health officials say the total number of people who died from the flu in Kentucky is now at 132.

Name of accused Marshall Co. shooter released

Kentucky State Police have identified the Marshall County High School shooter as 15-year-old Gabriel Parker.

Bond set at $1 million cash for couple accused in toddler’s death

A not guilty plea was entered for a Berea couple charged with murder in connection to the death of a toddler, according to court records.

Parents adopting children to see higher fees, new rules

The U.S. government has raised fees and made a series of regulatory changes recently for American families adopting children overseas, fueling resentment toward the State Department among agencies who fear further reductions in the already dwindling number of foreign adoptions.

Bevin orders flags lowered in honor of Florida shooting victims

Governor Matt Bevin has directed flags at all state office buildings be lowered to half-staff beginning immediately until sunset on February 19 in honor of the victims and their families.

The Latest: Charges don’t say election outcome was altered

AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Latest...

Magazine obtains ex-playmate’s account of Trump affair

AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta NEW YORK (AP) --...

6 inseparable friends now even closer after school shooting

AP Photo/Jason Dearen PARKLAND, Fla. (AP) -- It...
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Increased police presence at Lincoln Co. school after threat

There is increased police presence at Lincoln County High School following a threat made by a student on Thursday, according to officials with the school district.
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Kentucky Dems hope state issues trump loyalty to Trump

FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) - Democrats who lost their grip on power in Kentucky's legislature are fighting back with their biggest lineup of candidates in...
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Study: Older, less educated at risk in Medicaid changes

FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) - As Kentucky prepares to impose the nation's first work requirements for Medicaid, a new study suggests the people most likely...
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Former Kentucky youth center founder indicted for fraud

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) - The U.S. Attorney in Louisville says the founder of a therapy center has been charged in a scheme to defraud...

University, federal prison partner to offer class

Eastern Kentucky University and the Federal Bureau of Prisons launching Inside-Out Prison Exchange Program for students and inmates.
Scales of Justice

Kentucky House OKs bill limiting fees to outside attorneys

FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) - The Republican-led Kentucky House has voted to limit how much money outside attorneys can earn when hired by the state. House...
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Suspect allegedly steals two different cars in Lexington overnight

According to police, a man stole two separate cars in Lexington overnight, before a citizen's tip led to his arrest.

Senate committee examines child marriage

Legislation that would reign in child marriage across Kentucky was discussed in the Senate Judiciary Committee today.
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Beshear, AARP: Take steps to prevent your tax return from being stolen

With tax season in full swing, Attorney General Andy Beshear and AARP Kentucky issued a scam alert to help Kentucky families protect their tax returns from being stolen by scammers.

Dog food is withdrawn over concerns about euthanasia drug

The J.M. Smucker Co. is withdrawing some shipments of dog food amid reports that it could be tainted with traces of a drug used to euthanize animals.

Lexington VA facilities to be renamed

The two campuses of the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) in Lexington will be renamed to honor two Kentucky heroes.
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House committee approves police protection bill

A bill that would punish people who intentionally expose police officers to diseases such as HIV was approved by the House Judiciary Committee Wednesday.

KSU and Hope Street Group announce the Opportunity Access Network

Kentucky State University and Hope Street formally announced their partnership in the creation of the Opportunity Access Network Feb. 15 on the University campus.

Senate gives final passage to organ donor bill

The Senate gave final passage today to a measure designed to facilitate organ donations in Kentucky.
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Bill to expand uses of jail canteen funds goes to governor

Proceeds from county jail canteens could be used to beef up safety and security at the facilities under a bill headed to the governor’s desk.
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Kentucky House OKs bill limiting fees to outside attorneys

The Republican-led Kentucky House has voted to limit how much money outside attorneys can earn when hired by the state.

Man charged with three business burglaries in Lexington

A man has been charged in connection to three commercial burglaries in Lexington dating back to December, according to Lexington Police.

Innocent inmate says $2 million can’t make up for lost years

A former California inmate wrongly imprisoned for nearly 40 years says it was the "worst nightmare" and that even nearly $2 million in state compensation granted on Thursday can't make up for his lost time.

911 calls about Oregon climbing death reveal terror, heroism

The first thing that Braton Jurasevich noticed as he clambered down Mount Hood toward his fallen fellow mountain climber was the blood - a lot of it.

Budget undercuts Trump focus on mental health, school safety

President Donald Trump is calling for a focus on mental health and school safety in response to shootings like the one that took 17 lives in Florida, but his budget would cut funding in both areas.
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“We have no room for error.”

Cats getting hit with "reality."
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“We made strides.”

Cats "had chance to win game."
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Kentucky schools react to Florida shooting

The superintendent at the  Florida school that became the site of the latest mass shooting this week says the gunman got into school around dismissal, what he called a fairly "open" time for the school. Are any central Kentucky school districts re-assessing safety plans in light of that?
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KSP: Safe Schools Initiative helps prepare for the worst

To try and keep schools as safe as possible, many districts have paired up with Kentucky State Police to go over exactly what to do in situations like an active shooter.
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Sexual harassment claim made against Fayette County coroner

The Human Rights Commission of Lexington says Fayette County Coroner Gary Ginn is being investigated for sexual harassment.

Berea couple charged with murder after toddler dies

William Butler and Seara Clements are charged with murder in the death of a Berea toddler.

Portion of Lexington Building’s facade falls onto sidewalk

Part of the Lexington Building in downtown broke off and fell to the sidewalk on Thursday.

Workers’ Comp overhaul bill clears House committee

FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) - Kentucky lawmakers have begun their latest attempt to reshape the workers' compensation system that provides benefits to injured workers. A Republican-backed...
School, Threat

Officials: Student in Perry County removed after threat

HAZARD, Ky. (WTVQ) - School officials at Perry County High School say student was removed from the property after making a threat. Officials say the...

Eric Conn permanently disbarred by Kentucky Supreme Court

FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) - The Kentucky Supreme Court has permanently disbarred a disability attorney who pleaded guilty to bribing judges and doctors in social...

Kentucky governor heartbroken over shooting, blames culture

FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) - Kentucky's Republican governor says he's heartbroken over a school shooting in Florida weeks after a similar shooting at a high...
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Morehead State University to offer buyout before budget cuts

MOREHEAD, Ky. (AP) - Morehead State University has announced voluntary employee buyouts in response to budget cuts and rising pension costs. The Lexington Herald-Leader reports...

Kentucky leases ‘Stephen Foster’ amphitheater to county

FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) - An amphitheater that has hosted the musical "The Stephen Foster Story" for 60 years has been leased to a local...

Accused Kentucky school shooter to be arraigned

BENTON, Ky. (AP) - A Kentucky teenager accused of fatally shooting two classmates and wounding several more is scheduled to be arraigned on Friday. A...

McDonald’s slims down Happy Meal by banishing cheeseburgers

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Suspect’s ‘disturbing’ social media posts being dissected

AP Photo/Joel Auerbach PARKLAND, Fla. (AP) -- The...
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Date night at Waffle House?

When you think of Valentine's Day, what do you think of? Flowers? Candlelight? What about Waffle House?

Auburn downs UK 76-66

Kentucky falls for fourth straight time giving up a 20-7 run to end the game on the Plains.

Search on for missing Lexington teenager

If you see 16-year old Brisa Garcia, call Lexington Police or 911.

KSP sells raffle tickets for 2018 Dodge Charger

The Kentucky State Police are taking a walk on the wild side this year to support their Trooper Island Camp for underprivileged children.

Doctor: Hospital treating 16 shooting victims

PARKLAND, Fla. (AP) - 7:15 p.m. Doctors say 16 people wounded in a deadly shooting at a Florida high school are being treated at area hospitals. Dr....
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New appointments and designations made to KY Boards and Commissions

Gov. Bevin makes new appointments and designations to KY Boards and Commissions.

Nominations being accepted for outstanding civic educators

Grimes' officer accepting nominations for 2018 Kentucky Outstanding Civic Education Leadership Award.

Bill green lighting semi-autonomous rigs advances

New semi-autonomous vehicle technology aimed at optimizing the efficiency and safety of commercial trucks by linking them in a multi-vehicle platoon that automates functions like speeding up, slowing down and braking could be coming to Kentucky roads under a measure approved by a Senate committee today.
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“We all look terrible.”

UK at Auburn preview.
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Accused Kentucky school shooter to be arraigned

Accused Kentucky teen shooter to be arraigned at the end of the week.
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“There are no excuses at Kentucky.”

Kenny Payne says Cats it's always time to ball.

Clay woman arrested after being served warrant

KSP arrests woman after serving her warrant.
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Moms Rally for “Common Sense” Gun Laws

A group of mothers were in Frankfort advocating for what they call "common sense" gun laws.
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Valley View Ferry remains closed due to high water

The Valley View Ferry remains closed due to high water conditions on the Kentucky River.
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Kennedy Mill Bridge to close for repairs

Motorists are asked to use alternate route while Kennedy Mill Bridge is closed for repairs.

Pension bill won’t include mandatory 401(k)-style plan

FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) - The Kentucky Senate's top Republican leader says a forthcoming bill to overhaul one of the country's worst-funded public pension systems...
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Teen seriously injured in dirt bike crash

Dirt bike vs. vehicle crash leaves teen in serious condition.

House panel OK’s bill aimed at caregivers who steal drugs

FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) - A bill aimed at cracking down on caregivers who steal painkillers from the homes where they're working has been advanced...
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Bill would let Kentucky take over Medicaid pharmacy benefits

FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) - Some Kentucky lawmakers want the state to take over Medicaid's pharmacy benefits because they say the current system harms independent...

2 accused of burglarizing deceased man’s home

Two people are charged with burglarizing the home of a Powell Count man who had died.

Kentucky couples encouraged to go KY Proud for their wedding day

Kentucky Proud offers great ways for couples to make their wedding day unique.

Shooting at Florida high school; number of wounded unclear

PARKLAND, Fla. (AP) - Authorities say they're responding to a shooting at a Florida high school and the school has been locked down. The Broward...

House OK’s bill changing barber and hairdresser fees

Changes are being made to barber and hairdresser fees and regulations thanks to a new bill.

Dakota Meyer and Bristol Palin call it quits

Dakota Meyer and Bristol Palin ending their marriage after a little over a year.
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Lottery ticket worth $1M sold in Louisa

The Kentucky Lottery says a $1 million lottery ticket was sold in Louisa.
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Perjury charges for jailer result in deputy’s 2nd indictment

PADUCAH, Ky. (AP) - A former Kentucky county deputy jailer has been indicted again on charges stemming from inmates' complaints of mistreatment after his...

Golfer Bill Haas escapes serious injury in fatal crash

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Louisville store owner sentenced in food stamp scheme

A food store owner is sentenced to more than two year for food stamp fraud.

Suspect injured, SUV stopped after shooting at NSA gate

FORT MEADE, Maryland (AP) -- Police responded to...

Slain Chicago police commander was department veteran

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California teacher defends anti-military comments

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UPDATE: Big turnout for free flu shots in Lexington

More than one-hundred people took advantage of the Lexington-Fayette County Health Department's free flu shot clinic on Tuesday, according to the health department.

Small fire in UK dorm, no injuries reported

A small fire in the Woodland Glen 4 dormitory at UK was quickly extinguished early Tuesday evening.
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Senate passes bill directing money to jail security

The Senate passed a measure today designed to enhance security at cash-strapped count jails.

Senate committee moves alcohol-licensing bill

A Senate committee passed a measure today to preserve the status quo in determining how many liquor licenses are issued in individual cities and counties.

KSU and Hope Street Group work to grow partnership

KSU and Hope Street Group partner up to help students and educators.

Kentucky lawmakers hint pension plan could be forthcoming

Republican leaders in Kentucky's legislature may be close to unveiling a bill aimed at shoring up state pension systems for government employees and school teachers after weeks of work.

Eye bill clears House, rolls over to Senate

Online eye exams and prescriptions offered in Kentucky would require a real-time visit with a Kentucky eye care provider under a bill approved today in the House

Mini grants available for summer meal sponsors

Generous funds have created mini grants to support summer meal services.
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UPDATE: Jacks Creek Pike reopens following crash

Jacks Creek Pike in Fayette County reopened Tuesday night after being closed for hours due to an accident.

Kansas man arrested and extradited for trying to purchase Kentucky child

Beshear’s Cyber Crimes Unit investigation leads to arrest of a man for human trafficking and child sex charges.
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KSU President keynote speaker at state Black History celebration

Three longtime Kentucky legislators receive Legacy Achievement Award.
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Estill County Restaurant stays afloat during flooding

Estill County is still dealing with a flooded Kentucky River after high rains over the weekend caused the river to rise to above 26 feet, more than double its normal depth.
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US 25/ Richmond Road widening project to start next week

Expect delays as road work begins next week on US 25/Richmond Road.

BBB study shows online romance scams are stealing millions from victims

Scammers are taking advantage of online dating sites.
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The future of manufacturing jobs in KY highlighted during tour

The president of the National Association of Manufacturers was in Kentucky Tuesday to talk about jobs and the future of the industry.
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Number of flu-related deaths in Fayette County rises

The number of people in Fayette County who have died from the flu this season has risen to 12, according to the Lexington-Fayette County Health Department.  

Allegiant offering nonstop flight to Destin from Lexington

Allegiant announced Tuesday it was offering nonstop flights from Lexington to Destin, Florida starting in June.

Coroner: Lexington woman’s death “accidental”

The Fayette County Coroner's Office now says the death of a woman found in her driveway was an accident.

UPDATE: Bourbon Co. shooting victims identified, ruled domestic violence murder

Kentucky State Police are investigating a domestic violence murder after one person was found dead, and another critically injured, at a home Tuesday morning.
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Free flu shots offered Tuesday in Lexington

Get a flu shot for free in Lexington Tuesday.

Grand jury meeting on Kentucky school shooting

BENTON, Ky. (AP) - A Kentucky grand jury is meeting to consider charging a teenager as an adult in a shooting that killed two...

Kentucky to pay family members serving as foster parents

FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) - Kentucky officials say they will pay $14.3 million to the caregivers of more than 1,500 children in state custody to...

Charter schools in Kentucky could be delayed

FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) - Charter schools might not come to Kentucky this year after all. Kentucky became the 43rd state to make charter schools legal....

Boat ramp temporarily closed in Kentucky for maintenance

FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) - Kentucky officials have announced the temporary closing of a boat ramp. The Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources says Snake...

School hopes to set Lincoln record on Valentine’s Day

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) - A Kentucky school is hoping it has enough love for Abraham Lincoln on Valentine's Day to break a world record. A...

County board of education names superintendent

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) - A county board of education in Kentucky has named a superintendent. News outlets report that the Jefferson County Board of Education...

‘LOVE’ returns: Philadelphia park gets its sculpture back

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Bill, Melinda Gates turn attention toward poverty in America

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Judge to hear case of Powerball winner who wants anonymity

AP Photo/Steven Senne NASHUA, N.H. (AP) -- Lawyers...
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Fayette County Public Schools update schedule due to snow days

Fayette County Public Schools will have classes on a previously scheduled day off due to snow days.

County board of education names superintendent

The Jefferson County Board of Education named Marty Pollio as the next superintendent of Jefferson County Public Schools.
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“It’s getting old right now.”

Coach Cal tired, but says "there's still time."
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Weekend rain causes heavy flooding in Eastern Kentucky counties

Heavy rain impacted the community in Hazard over the weekend, covering several roads and flooding homes.
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People in Estill County want radioactive waste removed from landfill

Some people in Estill County are asking the state to rethink a plan that would leave more than a thousand tons of illegally dumped radioactive waste in an Estill County landfill.

Famed basketball player Terry Mobley passes away

University of Kentucky leader and famed basketball player Terry Mobley passes away after a long illness.
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Paint Lick man killed in crash

Investigators are looking into the cause of a single-car crash in Rockcastle County that left a man dead.
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Governor: Company shouldn’t have to make gay pride shirts

Governor Matt Bevin is asking the Kentucky Supreme Court to side with Hands-On Originals for refusing to fill a t-shirt order for the Gay Pride Festival in Lexington.
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Coroner: Woman found in driveway possible homicide victim

Police say the body of a woman was discovered in a driveway on Leslie Court Monday.

Victims in suspected quadruple murder-suicide identified

The Johnson County Sheriff's Office says Joseph Nickell shot and killed four people then killed himself.
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National Corevette Museum unveils last of 3 restored Corvettes

Last Corvette restored after being swallowed by a giant sinkhole is revealed at National Corvette Museum.

Police: Donald Trump Jr.’s wife exposed to white powder

NEW YORK (AP) -- Police say Donald Trump...

Daughter: Popular crooner Vic Damone dies in Florida at 89

AP Photo/ED BAILEY MIAMI (AP) -- Vic Damone,...

Marijuana’s 4/20 holiday tied to rise in fatal car crashes

AP Photo/Brennan Linsley CHICAGO (AP) -- Marijuana users'...

Chuck Schumer visits Mitch McConnell’s hometown in Kentucky

Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer visited Kentucky on Monday, speaking at the McConnell Center at the University of Louisville

Courthouse dome closed for almost 60 years is reopened

The city unveils Lexington's Historic Courthouse's restored dome.

Heavy rains cause flooding woes in Appalachia

Heavy rains flooded areas and caused mudslides in parts of Appalachia, forcing dozens of people out of their homes and into shelters as the high water closed roads and schools.

1800s covered bridge damaged by flooding getting fixes

FLEMINGSBURG, Ky. (AP) - A 19th century bridge in northeastern Kentucky is getting much-needed repairs after being damaged by flooding last year. The project will...
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Police investigating quadruple Johnson Co. murder suicide

Kentucky authorities say a male suspect is among five people who were found dead following separate shooting attacks at a residence and apartment complex. Johnson County Sheriff Dwayne Price says in a Facebook post Saturday night: "This has been a horrific murder spree."
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Rain not enough for 2018 polar plunge participants

Rain was not enough for about 200 people Saturday in Lexington. 
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Armed robbery at Lexington Arby’s

A gun was involved at a robbery Sunday morning at an Arby's.
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Man found in roadway with gunshot wound

Police stumbled upon a gunshot victim this morning around 1 a.m. 

Woman found dead in Knox County

In Knox County, a woman was found dead Saturday morning in flood waters behind a Baptist church.
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Southeastern Kentucky experiences severe flooding

"A long heart-wrenching" 24 hours" is how the Harlan County Judge-Executive described the flooding.
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Winter Weather Advisory…

A major warm up is in store for the Bluegrass Region by midweek as temperatures will rise well into the 60s. However, more heavy rains may accompany these spring-like temperatures.
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Two shot at Lexington motorcycle club

Two people went to the hospital in Lexington after a shooting early Sunday morning at a motorcycle club.
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Police investigating fatal stabbing in Shelbyville

Police are investigating a fatal stabbing
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Winter Weather Advisory for tonight…

Spring-like temperatures on the way along with more heavy rainfall...
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Five people dead after Johnson County shooting spree

Five people are dead after a shooting spree in Johnson County
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Family frantically searching for missing Richmond man

Family and friends are looking for a man who's been missing for more than a week.

Utah billionaire Jon Huntsman remembered as kind, devoted

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Turnstile justice? Manhattan eases up on fare jumpers

Fare beaters who hopped over grimy subway turnstiles back in the early 1990s were the first targets of a policing strategy that went after the smallest offenses and was credited with helping to drive crime down to record lows.
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UPDATE: I-75 in Laurel Co. open after fatal crash

Emergency crews in Laurel County were called to a multiple-vehicle crash on Interstate 75 Saturday afternoon. 
Fire, Flames

Woman injured in mobile home fire in Anderson Co.

A woman was hospitalized after her mobile home caught fire early Saturday morning. 

Richmond Police search for missing Lexington man

Richmond Police are searching for a missing Lexington man.

Police: Kentucky officer wounds man during altercation

Authorities in Kentucky say a man was shot by a police officer who responded to an emergency call in Bowling Green.

Two fugitives arrested on drug charges in Warren Co.

Two fugitives and a homeowner were arrested by Warren County deputies after receiving a tip of their location. 
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Study reveals hundreds of black lung cases in Appalachia

A new research letter published in a medical journal details hundreds of cases of black lung disease in the Central Appalachian coalfields.

Bengals cheerleader and husband launch golf cart transit

An entrepreneurial Cincinnati Bengals cheerleader and her husband have teed off on a new way of getting around the city's downtown: golf carts.

False alarms highlight weaknesses in national alert system

Weather junkie John Grosso knew it was highly unlikely a monster wave was barreling toward the Connecticut coast. Still, when a tsunami warning appeared out of the blue on his phone Tuesday, he felt a twinge of fear.
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Corps managing Cumberland River Basin for approaching rain

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District is managing releases as appropriate at its dams on the Cumberland River and its tributaries in preparation of a forecasted rainfall event Feb 10-12.
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Inmate death in Bowling Green

An inmate at the Warren County Justice Center died after having chest pains in his holding cell Wednesday.

Semi truck fire off I-75 in Georgetown

Scott County Fire Department responded to a semi on fire Friday night. 
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Percentage fluctuation rule

Cal explains why he needs his players with a consistent 3-5% range every time on the floor.
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Boyle County Public Schools out Monday due to illness

Boyle County Public Schools will be closed Monday because so many students, faculty and staff are ill.

FFA students raising money to help community

Some middle school students in Georgetown are trying to help their community, but first, they need your help.
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Untested Rape Kits Cost Kentucky Millions

A study released Friday has found the backlog of thousands of untested rape kits in Kentucky cost the state millions of dollars.

Ex-Kentucky judge enters plea deal in human trafficking case

A former Kentucky judge has entered into a plea agreement in a human trafficking case.

EKU Risk Management and Insurance program ranks top 20 nationally

The Risk Management and Insurance Program at Eastern Kentucky University ranks in the top 20 nationally, according to the February 2018 issue of Best’s Review magazine.

KSU marching band to perform in New Orleans for Mardi Gras

The Kentucky State University marching band will perform during three parades as part of the Mardi Gras festivities Feb. 10-13.
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Christian Co. Deputy indicted for theft

Kentucky State Police arrested a Christian County Deputy for theft Friday. 

Even ‘safe’ bond investments falter as markets tumble

The stock market isn't the only thing dropping. Bonds, which are supposed to be the safe part of every investor's portfolio, have faltered, too.
Sports, Physical

House approves homeschool sports bill, heads to Senate

Homeschool students would be able to participate in state-sponsored interscholastic sports under a bill that has cleared the Kentucky House.
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House OKs bill raising limits on sales by microbreweries

When someone wants to purchase a keg of beer from craft brewer Adam Watson, he has to turn them away because Kentucky law limits his sales per cust
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Kentucky hopes website will track Medicaid work requirements

FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) - Kentucky became the first state with a work requirement for Medicaid and now the state has to build a mobile-friendly...
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House OKs bill allowing emergency loans to school districts

FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) - The Kentucky House has voted to pump money into an emergency loan fund that could be tapped by school districts...

Prosecutors: Ex-doctor pleads guilty to drug, fraud charges

A former doctor has pleaded guilty to drug distribution and health care fraud charges in Kentucky.

Public meeting scheduled to review utility rate case

Kentucky utility regulators have scheduled a meeting to receive public comments on a proposal by Atmos Energy Corp. to increase natural gas base rates.

Psychiatrist to lecture on healing power of humor

A Kentucky psychiatrist who believes humor is the best medicine will speak on its health benefits later this month.

Kentucky deputy shoots suspect during attempted traffic stop

Kentucky State Police say a sheriff's deputy shot a suspect during an attempted traffic stop on a rural road.
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Charges dropped against 2 convicted in 1995 Kentucky killing

The Kentucky attorney general's office has moved to dismiss the murder charges against two men convicted of killing a woman 26 years ago in what authorities said was part of a satanic ritual.
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Budget bill exempts Berea College from costly endowment tax

The bill U.S. lawmakers passed to keep the government open includes good news for Berea College by exempting them from a tax on their endowment.
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Missing Garrard County hiker found

The search for missing hiker Jessica Burk ended Friday morning after she was found safe near the same area where she disappeared,

Again? Yup. What to know about the overnight budget shutdown

AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana WASHINGTON (AP) -- Again?...
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Supporters of higher cigarette tax rally at State Capitol

Supporters of a higher cigarette tax in Kentucky rallied at the State Capitol in Frankfort Thursday.
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UK Cheerleaders chosen to represent U.S.A. at Winter Olympics

The National Champion University of Kentucky Cheerleaders will represent the United States at the Winter Olympics in South Korea.

Possible lane closures on I-75 in Lexington Friday, Saturday

The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet says lane closures could affect Interstate 75 in Lexington Friday and Saturday. 
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Lexington couple sentenced to federal prison for selling drugs

A couple who admitted moving from California to Lexington to sell drugs was sentenced to federal prison.

EKU Case Dining Hall “represents community”

The food itself might nourish the body, but there’s something about a campus dining hall that feeds the soul.

Mother accused of leaving children home alone with no food

A Knox County mother is accused of leaving her six children home alone with no food for hours, according to State Police.

Net metering bill gets go-ahead by House panel

Net metering, which gives retail credit for surplus solar or other renewable energy fed in to the electrical grid, would see changes under a bill approved by the House Natural Resources and Energy Committee Thursday.

Man accused of setting his house on fire during argument

A Bowling Green man is accused of setting his own house on fire during an argument with his girlfriend and then damaging a police car after his arrest, according to the Warren County Sheriff's Office.

Blow-drying bill passes state Senate

The Kentucky Senate passed legislation Thursday that would loosen regulation on the burgeoning business of blow-dry-only hair salons.

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