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Area soldiers, sailors also helping with COVID, vaccine response

Soldiers from the region help in variety of locations.

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.

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Saint Peter Claver Church prays for choir director injured in car crash

Police say they don't know how or why Leny crashed. Leny's friends are in disbelief as he had just left choir practice right before the accident.

UPDATE: All roads reopen following freak car crash in Lexington

All roads reopened shortly after 9:00 p.m.

Traffic Update: NB I-75 in Scott County reopens after truck hits bridge overpass

The truck hit the Frogtown Road/KY 608 overpass. The bridge has been inspected and evaluated by state engineers.
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UPDATE: Two members of Kentucky State University board resign

Candace McGraw and Paul Harnice resigned days before the abrupt departure of the KSU president.