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Senate eyes vision tests for drivers renewing licenses

A bill that would require vision screenings for Kentucky drivers renewing their licenses advanced out of the Senate Transportation Committee Wednesday.

Bill expanding access to Kentucky Educational Excellence Scholarship Program passes the House

This will allow Kentucky Educational Excellence Scholarship recipients to use their scholarship funds.

8-year-old Frankfort boy wants to help shelter animals

An 8-year-old Frankfort boy is determined to make shelter pets, the official pets of the Commonwealth of Kentucky.

UPDATE: Ky. Abortion bills move to governor’s desk within first few days of session

In the Kentucky Statehouse, several bills are on the fast track during this shortened legislative session and that includes two about abortion.

Bill that would allow veterinarians to report animal abuse advances in Frankfort

A bill that would allow veterinarians to report animal abuse now goes to the Kentucky House for consideration after passing through the Senate Thursday. 

Foes push back against medical marijuana bill in Kentucky

Opponents of legalizing medical marijuana in Kentucky have pushed back as the focus shifts to the Senate.

Kentucky House passes bill requiring police pursuit policies

The Kentucky House has passed a bill requiring law enforcement agencies to develop pursuit policies.

Abortion bills advanced by Kentucky House committee

A Kentucky House committee has approved a bill to expand the state attorney general's authority to enforce abortion law.

Bill advances to shift KY driver’s licensing operations

A House panel has advanced a bill to have Kentucky's Transportation Cabinet.

GOP-backed voter photo ID bill passes Kentucky House

The Kentucky House has passed a bill to require voters to show a government-issued photo ID in order to cast a ballot.

Bill would put limits on legal “medical alert” commercials

Legislation to make sure those legal "medical alert" commercials don't confuse viewers has cleared a state Senate committee and is headed to the full Senate.

Lexington CBD users hopeful ahead of medical marijuana senate vote

People in Lexington who use CBD are hopeful ahead of a vote to pass a bill that would legalize medical marijuana. 

Bill would change process to select transportation chief

A Republican-led Senate committee has approved a bill to rein in Democratic Gov. Andy Beshear's power to select the state's transportation secretary.

Sports betting bill stumbles from starting gate in Kentucky

In a state where betting on the Kentucky Derby is seen as a rite of passage.

Bill requiring armed school officers clears legislature

Kentucky lawmakers have given final approval to a bill requiring police officers to carry weapons when assigned to schools.

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.

New school safety bill requires armed officers at schools

A Kentucky lawmaker has introduced a bill requiring any police officer assigned to schools to be armed.

Proposed bill would require voters to show a photo ID at the polls

A senate bill backed up by republicans would require people to show a photo ID before they could vote.

Bill prefiled in effort to end natural hair discrimination in Kentucky

A Kentucky state representative has prefiled a bill that would effectively ban discrimination against natural hair in Kentucky's public spaces.

Low-income Kentuckians can keep the heat on with this annual program

Enrollment for the Crisis Component of the Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program will begin Jan. 6 and run through March 31, or until funds run out.

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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.