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Tiger at NYC’s Bronx Zoo tests positive for coronavirus

A tiger at the Bronx Zoo in New York City has tested positive for the new coronavirus. It's believed to be the first infection in an animal in the U.S. and the first known in a tiger anywhere.

Animal cruelty bill passes in the U.S. House

Animal lovers and activists are celebrating a legislative victory at the federal level.

Driver crashes trying to avoid hitting animal; two injured

Two women were injured, one of them critically, after swerving and crashing to avoid hitting an animal in the road outside London, according to the Laurel County Sheriff's Office.

Animal cruelty charges issued in Kentucky’s largest seizure

A 73-year-old man is charged with more than 500 misdemeanor counts of cruelty to animals in connection with the largest animal seizure in Kentucky's history.

Man accused of burning dog alive

A Pulaski County man was arrested Friday, accused of burning a dog alive, according to State Police.

Three firefighters hurt while battling Lexington house fire

The Lexington Fire Department says that early morning lightning could be to blame for a house fire that broke out near Masterson Station Park. That fire sent three firefighters to the hospital.

Anderson County firefighters save animals from house fire

An Anderson county family is without a home after theirs burnt to the ground Monday afternoon, but some of their neighbors say they are thankful. That is because the "whole" family is safe.

The Newport Aquarium Shares Big News!

The Newport Aquarium has some great news to share! They currently hold the number five spot on USA Today's 10 Best Aquariums List! Watch as Biologist, Ryan Dumas explains how you help them clinch the top spot!

Auburn Amish dismiss lawsuit over animal ordinance

Two Amish men from Auburn who sued the city's mayor and police chief over an ordinance requiring horses to wear excrement-catching bags within Auburn city limits have voluntarily dismissed their federal lawsuit.

Franklin Co. Sheriff’s Office investigating possible neglect after woman found living in filth

An investigation has started after the Franklin County Sheriff’s Office says an elderly woman was found living in filthy conditions.

For 10th Year, KY Ranked Worst State in U.S. for Animal Protection Laws

The Animal Legal Defense Fund has rated Kentucky at the very bottom of the country when it comes to animal protection laws in their 2016 U.S. Animal Protection Laws Rankings.

Two-Faced Calf Named Lucky Dies at 108 Days Old in Kentucky

A two-faced calf named Lucky has died in Kentucky after the family that treated her like a pet raised thousands of dollars to help her.

Family looking for cat after Sunday night fire

A fire broke out Sunday night on Prairie Circle in Lexington.

Volunteers collecting supplies for displaced animals, livestock in Baton Rouge

Volunteers in Cynthiana are collecting supplies for animals displaced in the Baton Rouge flooding.

Clark Co. Animal Shelter asking for donations

The Clark Co. Animal Shelter says they are in need of donations after taking in 15 animals Friday morning due to an animal welfare investigation.

Edmonson shelter director charged with animal cruelty

About 60 animals have been rescued from a western Kentucky animal shelter where authorities say they were being underfed and not given enough water

Dog owner in Anderson County charged with animal cruelty

Police accuse a Lawrenceburg man of tying up a dog in his backyard and allowing it to starve to death.

Animals rescued from home, trying to locate homeowner

Lexington Animal Care and Control says a dog and several cats have been rescued from horrible living conditions inside a home.

List of repairs, needs keeps growing at Clark Co. Animal Shelter

The list of repairs keeps growing and now the Clark County Animal Shelter is hoping the community will help.

Report: For 9th consecutive year, KY worst state for animals

Kentucky ranks as the worst state for animals, nine years in a row, according to a recently released report by national nonprofit Animal Legal Defense Fund (ALDF).

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Kentucky Men’s Golfer Cullan Brown has died

LEXINGTON, Ky. (UK Athletics) – Kentucky men’s golfer Cullan Brown, who battled osteosarcoma, a form of bone cancer in his left thigh, died on...

Henderson man tazed following police chase

Ernesto A. Martinez-Pascual faces nearly a dozen charges following a chase with KSP.

Racial Justice & Equality Commission closing in on recommendations

The Commission hopes to have recommendations to tackle some of Lexington's biggest issues by mid-September.