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2 plead guilty in $750,000 dating scam

Woman thought she was dating Army sergeant.

Air Force and Army veteran duo aim to restore WWII submarine

A pair of veterans is trying to bring a World War II submarine to Louisville.

All clear after bomb scare at Bluegrass Station

Emergency crews and the FBI are investigating reports of a possible explosive device at Bluegrass Station on Briar Hill Road. 

Fort Campbell to hold town hall to discuss family housing concerns

As part of an ongoing Army-wide effort to resolve unsatisfactory conditions in Army family housing, Fort Campbell's leadership will hold a town hall to provide information and gain feedback.

Army aims for more combat-ready troops with new fitness test

The Army is developing a new, more grueling and complex fitness exam that adds dead lifts, power throws and other exercises that are designed to make soldiers more fit and ready for combat.

More than 700 soldiers returning to Fort Campbell this month

Fort Campbell is expecting more than 700 soldiers to return this month to the Army post on the Kentucky-Tennessee state line.

Army, FBI investigating soldier death at Fort Campbell

A Fort Campbell soldier has been fatally wounded, and the post said the soldier's spouse has been taken into custody.

Chemical crews safely isolate munitions

Chemical crews identified and isolated GB rockets emitting vapor, which were originally detected March 13 at the Blue Grass Army Depot.

No more vapor emissions detected at Blue Grass Army Depot

Chemical crews are no longer monitoring a storage unit after a vapor emission was detected last month at the Blue Grass Army Depot in Richmond, according to the U.S. Army.

Kentucky native confirmed to head Army Corps of Engineers

The U.S. Senate has confirmed a Kentucky native to head the Army Corps of Engineers.

Exchange-Program Helps Military Women

A new program to help female soldiers is on the way to the Fort Campbell area.

Army honors six soldiers who rescued crew in helicopter fire

Army honors six soldiers who rescued crew in helicopter fire

Soldier from Letcher County missing after helicopter crash

A Letcher County native is among the missing after a military helicopter crash off the coast of Hawaii, according to officials.

Salvation Army Donations Stolen

The Salvation Army in Richmond says donations for its thrift store have been stolen out of its bin nearly every other day for the past couple weeks.

Kentucky man sentenced in VA fraud case in West Virginia

An eastern Kentucky man has been sentenced to two years in federal prison and ordered to pay more than $789,000 in restitution for exaggerating his vision loss to receive Veterans Health Administration benefits.

UPDATE: Soldier charged in theft sales also facing attempted killing

A Fort Campbell soldier accused along with five others of stealing Army equipment overseas was charged with attempted homicide earlier this year.

5 soldiers hurt in hard helicopter landing during training

Officials say five soldiers have been injured in a hard helicopter landing during a training exercise at an Army base on the Kentucky-Tennessee border.

Fort Jackson Army commander promoted to 2-star general

The commander of the Army's largest training installation is getting promoted to the rank of major general.

Defense secretary visiting soldiers at Fort Campbell

A statement from Fort Campbell says U.S. Defense Secretary Ashton B. Carter plans to speak to soldiers at the Army post.

Salvation Army: Donations down in 2015 Kettle Campaign

The Salvation Army in Lexington announced Wednesday that its 2015 kettle campaign is currently $20,000 behind prior-year contributions, and is making an appeal for additional donations to its iconic red kettles

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Lexington’s mayor recommends using federal money to create police review board

Mayor Linda Gorton recommended spending $50,000 in CARES Act money to pay for a consultant to properly create a police review board. 
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Racist internet trolls interrupt as council gives preliminary approval to rename Lexington park

An Urban County Council discussion Tuesday night, on renaming a Lexington park once used to sell slaves, was interrupted by racist trolls.
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Group behind white power flyers says they’re not hateful, Rabbi disagrees

Over the weekend some people in Central Kentucky received white supremacy flyers at their homes.

Keeneland catalogs 4,272 Yearlings for 2020 September Sale

The prestigious auction will offer online bidding and expanded phone bidding for those buyers participating remotely.