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Dems prepare own border proposals, say Trump enflamed crisis

Under pressure to show they have solutions, Democrats are honing proposals to address the surge of families entering the U.S. at the southern border, a problem they say President Donald Trump’s restrictive immigration policies are enflaming.

Trump shakes up leadership at Homeland Security Dept.

Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen resigned on Sunday amid President Donald Trump’s growing frustration and bitterness over the number of Central American families crossing the southern border.

Child’s death highlights communication barriers on border

Shortly before a 7-year-old Guatemalan girl died in U.S. custody, her father signed a form stating that his daughter was in good health. But it’s unclear how much the man understood on the form, which was written in English and read to him in Spanish by Border Patrol agents.

Judge bars US from enforcing Trump asylum ban

A federal judge barred the Trump administration on Monday from refusing asylum to immigrants who cross the southern border illegally.

Migrants straggle into Mexico City to shelter at stadium

Thousands of Central Americans dreaming of getting to the United States streamed into Mexico’s capital and bedded down in a sports stadium on the eve of U.S. midterm elections in which President Donald Trump has made the migrant caravan a central issue.

Trump pledges asylum crackdown, tent cities; is it legal?

President Donald Trump said Thursday he plans to sign an order next week that could lead to the large-scale detention of migrants crossing the southern border and bar anyone caught crossing illegally from claiming asylum — two legally dubious proposals that mark his latest election-season barrage against illegal immigration.

Volunteer nurses, doctors pitch in to help migrant caravan

The main plaza in Pijijiapan quickly became a makeshift triage center as thousands of Central Americans trudged into this southern Mexico town.

Over 7K-strong, migrant caravan pushes on; still far from US

Thousands of Central American migrants resumed an arduous trek toward the U.S. border Monday, with many bristling at suggestions there could be terrorists among them and saying the caravan is being used for political ends by U.S. President Donald Trump.

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Man shot and killed near busy Lexington downtown early Saturday morning

Police say the man was taken to the hospital where he ultimately died.

East Jessamine high school teacher arrested, faces rape charges

According to the arrest documents, Jason Sharp allegedly had sex with a minor younger than 16-years old.

Deteriorating grave of Union general refurbished by veterans

After the war, general Gordon Granger headed to Texas, the last confederate state in the US.

Bikers raise over $2000 dollars from Poker Run to benefit special needs kids

On Saturday morning about 50 bikers headed to McLeods Coffee House in Lexington for a special cause.