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Major League Baseball hopes to “strike out” ALS by naming June 2nd Lou Gehrig day

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ) - Wednesday marked a first for ALS patients and baseball fans. For the first time, Major League Baseball designated June 2nd to...

Lexington family makes a “team effort” to find a cure for ALS

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ) - This Mother's Day, a Lexington family is rallying around their mom a little differently this year because of an ALS...

Lexington man travels to nation’s capital for ALS rally

Protesters want FDA to fast-track a treatment for ALS as quickly as they are for COVID-19.

Jeramey’s Journey: Raising awareness for ALS

The month of May is ALS awareness month.

UPDATE: 2 Firefighters Hurt in ALS Challenge “Improving”

Two Campbellsville Firefighters remained at a Louisville hospital three weeks after they were injured during an ice bucket challenge.

Georgetown College President Takes The Ice Bucket Challenge

Georgetown College President, Dr. Dwaine Greene, took the ice bucket challenge on campus Friday afternoon to raise money for ALS research.

Families Of Firefighters Hurt In Ice Bucket Challenge Speak Out

Four firefighters were hurt helping with an ice bucket challenge at Campbellsville University. Two are still recovering in a Louisville hospital and for the first time, their families are speaking out about how the firefighters are doing.

UPDATE: Firefighter Improves, 2 Return to Duty Following Accident in Campbellsville

Two injured firefighters have resumed their posts and another has been upgraded to stable condition, according to Campbellsville Rescue Fire Chief Kyle Smith.

Investigation into Campbellsville University Power Lines Begins

Kentucky Utilities and several agencies are launching investigations into how and why Thursday's ALS challenge went horribly wrong at Campbellsville University.

Ice Bucket Challenge At EKU

The President of Eastern Kentucky University and other administration officials had a bucket of ice water poured on their heads Monday afternoon to raise money and awareness about Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS), also known as Lou Gehrig's Disease.

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EKU archaeology students dig up the past at Daniel Boone National Forest

Findings from previous field schools include artifacts such as food remains and broken pottery to "features" such as stone-lined earth ovens as well as hearths and fire pits.

Contact with murder suspect leads to officer-involved shooting

Lexington Police were assisting United States Marshals at the 1600 block of Thirlstane Court Wednesday morning.

New UK workshop to help Kentucky mayors’ city design and planning skills

The first workshop will focus on community housing issues including housing security and homelessness.  

Water pump failure leads to boil water advisory in Campton

No water or low pressure is anticipated to affect residents across the county.