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Tyler Childers shares his message for Kentuckians regarding the Black Lives Matter movement

Eastern Kentucky country music artist Tyler Childers is sharing his thoughts on racism and the black lives movement.

Lexington restaurant to donate ice cream sales to non-profit

Sav's Grill is donating 25% of its ice cream sales to the Lexington Housing Justice Collective on Monday.

Berea College joins nationwide Black Lives Matter marches

Berea College also marched in solidarity with the Black Lives Matter movement Saturday afternoon.

WATCH: 5 arrested during Black Lives Matter protest, police say

Lexington Police say they were arrested for blocking traffic.

Man pulls gun, is charged during Black Lives Matter protest

Police say a man is charged with menacing after pulling a gun out during an argument with protesters.

UPDATE: Family releases statement after UK graduate fatally shot amid protest

Louisville Police say the man accused of shooting and killing 27-year-old Tyler Charles Gerth is in custody in the hospital.

Rainy ‘Pride’ march for ‘Black Lives Matter’ in Lexington

Saturday would have been the annual Pride Festival in Lexington, but a march in solidarity with Black Lives Matter was held instead.

Capitol rally pressures Cameron to prosecute three officers involved with Breonna Taylor’s death

FRANKFORT, KY (WTVQ)- The eyes of the country are on the state capitol in Frankfort. Hundreds gathered to pressure Kentucky's Attorney General Daniel Cameron...

Several LGBTQ groups join Lexington Black Lives Matter protest

Several LGBTQ groups joined Lexington protests Thursday night in solidarity with the Black Lives Matter movement. 

Erik Daniels and Ravi Moss organize BLM march this weekend

LEXINGTON, KY (WTVQ)- Former Kentucky Wildcats Erik Daniels and Ravi Moss are putting together a march this weekend to raise awareness for the Black...

11th night of protests in Lexington sees fewer police officers than night’s past

Protesters say they are going to continue to meet every night until the end of the month.

Gov. Beshear and family wave to car rally in his honor

A rally Saturday in Frankfort showed support for Governor Andy Beshear.

Community leader calls current events the 2nd wave of the civil rights movement

"I feel like I'm reliving this all over again." McCorvey said.

Peaceful protest in downtown Danville on Tuesday

A peaceful protest was held Tuesday night in downtown Danville as demonstrators called for an end to racial injustice, police brutality, racism and discrimination in America.  

Louisville’s Mayor issues dusk to dawn curfew, Ky. National Guard called in

Kentucky’s governor is calling in the National Guard to “help keep the peace” in Louisville after a second night of protests sparked by the police shooting of a black woman.

Three Lexington Teens Claim Restaurant Manager Assaulted Them Because They’re Black

Three black teens say the manager of a Lexington restaurant attacked them because of the color of their skin. The girls claim this happened Saturday night at a restaurant called Portofino in downtown Lexington.

“Black Lives Matter” sign hanging at Bryan Station High School ignites social-media firestorm

The "Black Lives Matter" club at Bryan Station High School has been around since last fall semester. Fayette County School District parent Matt Dacey says, "It's just a student group, like any other student group. We've got a drama club, a french club, and it's my understanding that they're interested in fostering racial harmony."

Old “Black Lives Matter” sign sparks new discussion

Fayette County Public School officials say a "Black Lives Matter" sign hung in a stairwell at Bryan Station High School was made by a student-led group several months ago.

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Investment increases ethanol, biofuel sales jobs, market in Kentucky

The USDA announced an investment that the Trump administration is providing for rural businesses. The investment is over $4.2 million, it will help increase American ethanol and biofuel sales in Kentucky.

Centro San Juan Diego altar dedication set Nov. 5

Dedication ends a life-long dream of providing facility, services.

Important voting info ahead of election day

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