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.
Police are trying to figure out what let to the death of two people in Irvine.
Police are investigating what led to two peoples deaths.
A Jessamine County man loses his life in an accident.
The Jessamine County Sheriff's Office confirms it is investigating a photo that appears to threaten a school.
Laurel County Sheriff’s Office arrested a London man on charges of sodomy Friday.
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 police are investigating a robbery that took place early Saturday morning involving a knife.
A 15-year-old boy accused of opening fire inside his Kentucky high school will be tried as an adult on murder charges.
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.
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.
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.
The center's role has changed several times over the past 92 years, but the overall mission hasn't.
A recap of Friday night's action on the hardwood.
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.
State police accuse the acting chief of Fallsburg fire department, William Hall with using department funds for his own benefit.
A tree fell on a car, killing a man in Wolfe County, according to Kentucky State Police.
Clays Mill Baptist Church in Lexington is moving to neighboring Jessamine County for more space for its growing congregation.
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.
A boil water advisory has been issued for some customers in Garrard County.
In the days after the recent school shooting, a raffle in Anderson County is drawing anger from some, and support from others.
There are portions of roads under water in parts of northeast Kentucky.
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.
Health officials say the total number of people who died from the flu in Kentucky is now at 132.
Kentucky State Police have identified the Marshall County High School shooter as 15-year-old Gabriel Parker.
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.
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.
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.
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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.
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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LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) - The U.S. Attorney in Louisville says the founder of a therapy center has been charged in a scheme to defraud...
Eastern Kentucky University and the Federal Bureau of Prisons launching Inside-Out Prison Exchange Program for students and inmates.
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...
According to police, a man stole two separate cars in Lexington overnight, before a citizen's tip led to his arrest.
Legislation that would reign in child marriage across Kentucky was discussed in the Senate Judiciary Committee today.
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.
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.
The two campuses of the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) in Lexington will be renamed to honor two Kentucky heroes.
A bill that would punish people who intentionally expose police officers to diseases such as HIV was approved by the House Judiciary Committee Wednesday.
Kentucky State University and Hope Street formally announced their partnership in the creation of the Opportunity Access Network Feb. 15 on the University campus.
The Senate gave final passage today to a measure designed to facilitate organ donations in Kentucky.
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.
The Republican-led Kentucky House has voted to limit how much money outside attorneys can earn when hired by the state.
A man has been charged in connection to three commercial burglaries in Lexington dating back to December, according to Lexington Police.
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.
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.
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.
Cats getting hit with "reality."
Cats "had chance to win game."
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?
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.
The Human Rights Commission of Lexington says Fayette County Coroner Gary Ginn is being investigated for sexual harassment.
William Butler and Seara Clements are charged with murder in the death of a Berea toddler.
Part of the Lexington Building in downtown broke off and fell to the sidewalk on Thursday.
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FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) - The Kentucky Supreme Court has permanently disbarred a disability attorney who pleaded guilty to bribing judges and doctors in social...
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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...
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) - An amphitheater that has hosted the musical "The Stephen Foster Story" for 60 years has been leased to a local...
BENTON, Ky. (AP) - A Kentucky teenager accused of fatally shooting two classmates and wounding several more is scheduled to be arraigned on Friday. A...
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When you think of Valentine's Day, what do you think of? Flowers? Candlelight? What about Waffle House?
Kentucky falls for fourth straight time giving up a 20-7 run to end the game on the Plains.
If you see 16-year old Brisa Garcia, call Lexington Police or 911.
The Kentucky State Police are taking a walk on the wild side this year to support their Trooper Island Camp for underprivileged children.
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Gov. Bevin makes new appointments and designations to KY Boards and Commissions.
Grimes' officer accepting nominations for 2018 Kentucky Outstanding Civic Education Leadership Award.
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.
UK at Auburn preview.
Accused Kentucky teen shooter to be arraigned at the end of the week.
Kenny Payne says Cats it's always time to ball.
KSP arrests woman after serving her warrant.
A group of mothers were in Frankfort advocating for what they call "common sense" gun laws.
The Valley View Ferry remains closed due to high water conditions on the Kentucky River.
Motorists are asked to use alternate route while Kennedy Mill Bridge is closed for repairs.
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Dirt bike vs. vehicle crash leaves teen in serious condition.
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) - A bill aimed at cracking down on caregivers who steal painkillers from the homes where they're working has been advanced...
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) - Some Kentucky lawmakers want the state to take over Medicaid's pharmacy benefits because they say the current system harms independent...
Two people are charged with burglarizing the home of a Powell Count man who had died.
Kentucky Proud offers great ways for couples to make their wedding day unique.
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Changes are being made to barber and hairdresser fees and regulations thanks to a new bill.
Dakota Meyer and Bristol Palin ending their marriage after a little over a year.
The Kentucky Lottery says a $1 million lottery ticket was sold in Louisa.
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A food store owner is sentenced to more than two year for food stamp fraud.
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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.
A small fire in the Woodland Glen 4 dormitory at UK was quickly extinguished early Tuesday evening.
The Senate passed a measure today designed to enhance security at cash-strapped count jails.
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 partner up to help students and educators.
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.
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
Generous funds have created mini grants to support summer meal services.
Jacks Creek Pike in Fayette County reopened Tuesday night after being closed for hours due to an accident.
Beshear’s Cyber Crimes Unit investigation leads to arrest of a man for human trafficking and child sex charges.
Three longtime Kentucky legislators receive Legacy Achievement Award.
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.
Expect delays as road work begins next week on US 25/Richmond Road.
Scammers are taking advantage of online dating sites.
The president of the National Association of Manufacturers was in Kentucky Tuesday to talk about jobs and the future of the industry.
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 announced Tuesday it was offering nonstop flights from Lexington to Destin, Florida starting in June.
The Fayette County Coroner's Office now says the death of a woman found in her driveway was an accident.
Kentucky State Police are investigating a domestic violence murder after one person was found dead, and another critically injured, at a home Tuesday morning.
Get a flu shot for free in Lexington Tuesday.
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Fayette County Public Schools will have classes on a previously scheduled day off due to snow days.
The Jefferson County Board of Education named Marty Pollio as the next superintendent of Jefferson County Public Schools.
Coach Cal tired, but says "there's still time."
Heavy rain impacted the community in Hazard over the weekend, covering several roads and flooding homes.
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.
University of Kentucky leader and famed basketball player Terry Mobley passes away after a long illness.
Investigators are looking into the cause of a single-car crash in Rockcastle County that left a man dead.
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.
Police say the body of a woman was discovered in a driveway on Leslie Court Monday.
The Johnson County Sheriff's Office says Joseph Nickell shot and killed four people then killed himself.
Last Corvette restored after being swallowed by a giant sinkhole is revealed at National Corvette Museum.
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Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer visited Kentucky on Monday, speaking at the McConnell Center at the University of Louisville
The city unveils Lexington's Historic Courthouse's restored dome.
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.
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...
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."
Rain was not enough for about 200 people Saturday in Lexington.
A gun was involved at a robbery Sunday morning at an Arby's.
Police stumbled upon a gunshot victim this morning around 1 a.m.
In Knox County, a woman was found dead Saturday morning in flood waters behind a Baptist church.
"A long heart-wrenching" 24 hours" is how the Harlan County Judge-Executive described the flooding.
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.
Two people went to the hospital in Lexington after a shooting early Sunday morning at a motorcycle club.
Police are investigating a fatal stabbing
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Five people are dead after a shooting spree in Johnson County
Family and friends are looking for a man who's been missing for more than a week.
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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.
Emergency crews in Laurel County were called to a multiple-vehicle crash on Interstate 75 Saturday afternoon.
A woman was hospitalized after her mobile home caught fire early Saturday morning.
Richmond Police are searching for a missing Lexington man.
Authorities in Kentucky say a man was shot by a police officer who responded to an emergency call in Bowling Green.
Two fugitives and a homeowner were arrested by Warren County deputies after receiving a tip of their location.
A new research letter published in a medical journal details hundreds of cases of black lung disease in the Central Appalachian coalfields.
An entrepreneurial Cincinnati Bengals cheerleader and her husband have teed off on a new way of getting around the city's downtown: golf carts.
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.
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.
An inmate at the Warren County Justice Center died after having chest pains in his holding cell Wednesday.
Scott County Fire Department responded to a semi on fire Friday night.
Cal explains why he needs his players with a consistent 3-5% range every time on the floor.
Boyle County Public Schools will be closed Monday because so many students, faculty and staff are ill.
Some middle school students in Georgetown are trying to help their community, but first, they need your help.
A study released Friday has found the backlog of thousands of untested rape kits in Kentucky cost the state millions of dollars.
A former Kentucky judge has entered into a plea agreement in a human trafficking case.
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.
The Kentucky State University marching band will perform during three parades as part of the Mardi Gras festivities Feb. 10-13.
Kentucky State Police arrested a Christian County Deputy for theft Friday.
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.
Homeschool students would be able to participate in state-sponsored interscholastic sports under a bill that has cleared the Kentucky House.
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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A former doctor has pleaded guilty to drug distribution and health care fraud charges in Kentucky.
Kentucky utility regulators have scheduled a meeting to receive public comments on a proposal by Atmos Energy Corp. to increase natural gas base rates.
A Kentucky psychiatrist who believes humor is the best medicine will speak on its health benefits later this month.
Kentucky State Police say a sheriff's deputy shot a suspect during an attempted traffic stop on a rural road.
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.
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.
The search for missing hiker Jessica Burk ended Friday morning after she was found safe near the same area where she disappeared,
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Supporters of a higher cigarette tax in Kentucky rallied at the State Capitol in Frankfort Thursday.
The National Champion University of Kentucky Cheerleaders will represent the United States at the Winter Olympics in South Korea.
The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet says lane closures could affect Interstate 75 in Lexington Friday and Saturday.
A couple who admitted moving from California to Lexington to sell drugs was sentenced to federal prison.
The food itself might nourish the body, but there’s something about a campus dining hall that feeds the soul.
A Knox County mother is accused of leaving her six children home alone with no food for hours, according to State Police.
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.
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.
The Kentucky Senate passed legislation Thursday that would loosen regulation on the burgeoning business of blow-dry-only hair salons.