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2020 Woolly Worm Festival canceled due to coronavirus

This would have been the 33rd annual festival, one of the most popular in the state.

KSP: 9-year-old boy dies in accidental shooting in Lee County

Kentucky State Police say a 9-year old Beattyville boy accidentally shot himself in the chest when the gun he was using malfunctioned.

Two Signature facilities show no coronavirus cases

Two facilities owned by Signature Healthcare have not patients or staff who have tested positive.

Suspect arrested in fatal Lee County stabbing

Tip leads investigators to suspect Jason Smith.

Suspect sought in fatal stabbing

One dead in Lee County incident.

Search on for missing Beattyville man

Officials say the search is still on for a man who has been missing since February 2018.

Rockfall closes KY 52 in Lee Co.

A rockfall has closed KY 52 in Lee County, just east of KY 11 in Beattyville, according to the state.

Church burns down in Beattyville

Firefighters were called to a fire early Sunday morning at the Zoe Church of Christ.

Boil water advisory issued in Beattyville

Beattyville Waterworks says a boil water advisory has been issued to 50-60 customers.

Free health care clinics coming to Eastern Kentucky

People in four Eastern Kentucky communities will have access to free health care in mid-June.

Crews on scene of fire in Beattyville

Fire crews are on scene of an apartment building fire in downtown Beattyville.

UPDATE: One escapee caught, one still on the loose

Lee County escapee Chris Spencer is one of two inmates still on the loose after getting away from a jail transport van Wednesday around noon.

Woman hit by bullet during fireworks show

A Lee County woman is lucky to be alive after being hit in the head by a stray bullet while watching fireworks Tuesday night.

3 Aboard Medical Helicopter Survive Crash in Kentucky

All three people aboard a medical helicopter survived after it crashed in eastern Kentucky.

No Injuries After Deer Causes Lee Co. School Bus Driver to Swerve Off Road

Kentucky State Police say a deer jumped into the path of a Lee County school bus Monday morning, prompting the driver to swerve off the road and into a ditch.

Commercial Truck Overturns on KY 52

BEATTYVILLE, Ky. (WTVQ) - A commercial vehicle driver told police unfamiliarity with the road and heavy fog were contributing factors that led to his...

KSP: Two more arrests in Lee County murder

State Police say two murder suspects were arrested Monday night in Breathitt County in connection to the shooting death of 27-year old Billy Roark in Lee County.

KSP: Apparent stabbing death in Lee County

State Police are investigating after a man was found dead along a road in Lee County, the apparent victim of a stabbing.

Investigation continues at scene of deadly Beattyville Fire

Investigators will be back out Wednesday at the scene of a deadly fire in Lee County. The fire happened in Beattyville and claimed the lives of three people Tuesday morning.

Fire destroys Lee County cafe

Fire destroys a Lee County restaurant and damages two other businesses.

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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.

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.