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Kentucky House to vote on bill limiting no-knock warrants

FRANKFORT, Ky (AP) — After lawmakers rejected a statewide ban on no-knock warrants, a Kentucky state House committee advanced a version Wednesday that limits...

Southern Baptist Convention removes Kentucky church for being pro-LGBTQ

St. Matthews Baptist Church in Louisville was stripped from the Kentucky Baptist Convention in 2018 for supporting hiring LGBTQ employees, according to the Louisville Courier-Journal.

COVID-19 pandemic voted top story of 2020 in Kentucky

Second in balloting was Breonna Taylor’s death and the protests that ensued.

AP-NORC poll: Majority disapprove of coronavirus protests

A majority of Americans disapprove of protests against restrictions aimed at preventing the spread the coronavirus, according to a new poll that also finds the still-expansive support for such limits — including restaurant closures and stay-at-home orders — has dipped in recent weeks.

McConnell says Kavanaugh fight widens gender gap

McConnell told The Associated Press on Wednesday the gender gap "clearly is wider than it used to be."

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.

Wife of longtime Kentucky Associated Press bureau chief dies

Mary Charlene Staats, the wife of longtime Associated Press executive Ed Staats, has died after battling Alzheimer's disease. She was 78.

Kentucky #1 in AP top 100 all-time in college hoops poll

The Associated Press college basketball poll started in 1949 with Saint Louis on top.

American Pharoah’s Triple Crown is AP sports story of year

American Pharoah's sweep of the Kentucky Derby, Preakness and Belmont Stakes for horse racing's first Triple Crown since 1978 has been selected the sports story of the year in an annual vote conducted by The Associated Press.

AP Investigation: Abused Kids Die As Authorities Fail To Protect

An Associated Press investigation found that at least 786 children died of abuse or neglec in the U.S. in a six-year span while in plain view of child protection officials.

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UPDATE: Churchill Downs suspends Baffert, Derby win in jeopardy after test result

Derby says win will be nullified if tests confirmed, Baffert suspended.

Power outages, fallen tree limbs causing traffic hazards in KY

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ) - Rain and wind gusts were strong Sunday throughout Central Kentucky. Some trees and limbs caused power outages across the State. According to...

Beshear reports COVID positivity rate at 3.28%

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ) - Governor Andy Beshear is urging counties to get competitive when it comes to which county has the most people vaccinated. Currently,...

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...