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Louisville step closer to banning ‘conversion therapy’

Council committee may consider the proposal later this month.

Proposal to curtail conversion therapy studied by lawmakers

Debate over whether the controversial procedure works.

NASCAR bans Confederate flag from its races and properties

NASCAR follows others in making decision

Kentucky House passes bill to ban schoolhouse paddlings

The Kentucky House has passed a bill to ban the paddling of students. The measure cleared the House on a 65-17 vote Friday.

Bills seek to end ‘conversion therapy’ in Kentucky

Lawmakers from both houses of the Kentucky legislature are promoting a bill to effectively ban so-called conversion therapy.

Kentucky Republican pre-files legislation that would ban sanctuary cities

A Republican state representative has pre-filed legislation that would ban sanctuary cities in Kentucky. 

Trump to propose ban on flavorings used in e-cigarettes

President Donald Trump says his administration will propose banning thousands of flavors used in e-cigarettes amid an outbreak of breathing problems tied to vaping.

Eying Supreme Court, abortion foes promote tough state bans

Emboldened by the new conservative majority on the Supreme Court, anti-abortion lawmakers and activists in numerous states are pushing near-total bans on the procedure in a deliberate frontal attack on Roe v. Wade.

Bill passes banning tobacco products and e-cigarettes at schools

State lawmakers approved a bill that bans the use of all tobacco products and e-cigarettes on school grounds.

After mosque attacks, New Zealand bans ‘military-style’ guns

New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern announced an immediate ban Thursday on sales of “military-style” semi-automatic firearms and high-capacity magazines in the wake of a terrorist attack on two mosques in Christchurch that killed 50 worshippers.

Kentucky House advances proposal to ban tobacco at schools

The Kentucky House of Representatives has approved a bill that would force some school districts to address tobacco use on campus.

BREAKING: High court lets military implement transgender restrictions

The high court on Tuesday reversed lower-court orders preventing the Pentagon from implementing its plans.

White House bans CNN reporter after confrontation with Trump

The White House has suspended the press pass of CNN correspondent Jim Acosta after he and President Donald Trump had a heated confrontation during a news conference.

Ginseng harvest ban continues on national forest lands

The Forest Service announced Wednesday that the ban, started in 2016, is part of an effort to reestablish wild ginseng populations on national forest lands.

Kroger may expand its Visa ban

Kroger is considering expanding its ban on Visa credit cards to more stores in the U.S.

Judge blocks release of 3D-printed gun plans

A federal judge in Seattle has issued a temporary restraining order to stop the release of blueprints to make untraceable and undetectable 3D-printed plastic guns.

Bill restricting abortions passes through senate committee

A bill that would ban certain types of abortions for pregnant women here in Kentucky has passed one of its final steps in Frankfort.

Kentucky Senate passes bill banning most child marriages

Anyone 16 years and younger will not be allowed to wed according to newly passed KY bill.

Kentucky considering banning most child marriages

Senate bill 48 would ban officials from issuing marriage licenses to anyone 16-years-old and younger.

Park officials recommend banning spray paint sales to minors

Park officials in Kentucky's largest city are recommending that council members consider banning the sale of spray paint to people who are under age 21 in an effort to fight graffiti.

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Lexington home damaged by fire, cause under investigation

Investigators say the fire started shortly after 8:00 p.m. in the 2800 block of Liberty Road.

Report: Two arrested after police chase, K-9 search, fight with deputy

Investigators say they found a handgun, cash and suspected meth in the suspect's car.

Lane closure scheduled on Clays Ferry Bridge on Monday

The temporary lane closure is for bridge deck repairs between 9am-3pm.