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Lexington earns top score, two others get high marks from civil rights group

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ) - Lexington has received an all-time high score of 95 out of 100 from the Human Rights Campaign, a national civil...

Federal officials investigate UK’s diversity training

A school spokesperson says the segregated diversity training “should not have happened, and it will not in the future.”

UK, NAACP launch civil rights, education initiative

Develop an education, research initiative on educational equity, civil rights, and social justice.

Lextran honors Rosa Parks by reserving bus seats

Lextran says each one of its buses has a seat reserved for civil rights leader, Rosa Parks.

Paris American Legion Members Move MLK Day Breakfast Closer to Home

People in Paris recognized Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.'s efforts in the civil rights movement Saturday morning with the City's first ever MLK Day breakfast.

Sugar Ray Leonard says Ali ‘impacted the world’

U.S. Muslims hope the service for the Kentucky native will help underscore that Islam, so much under attack in recent months, is fully part of American life.

New allegations of sex-based bullying at LCHS

Amos Jones, the attorney representing two African-American students at Lexington Catholic High School who say they were subjected to racial discrimination, now says that four young women are also alleging civil rights violations at the school, including sexual bullying.

Civil rights group petitions for justice in teen death

A civil rights group wants justice following the death of a Kentucky teenager.

Centre College to offer civil rights programming

Centre College is planning to offer community programs over the next year that focus on the 50th anniversary of the civil rights movement.

Theater To Pay $5,000 To Moviegoer

A Frankfort theater will pay a woman, after that woman said she didn't get help for a hearing problem during a movie.

Lexington NAACP, Lawyer Talk Zimmerman Case Future

The president of the Fayette County chapter of the NAACP, as well as a Lexington criminal defense attorney, discuss what could be next for George Zimmerman after Saturday's acquittal.

14 Names Added To KY Civil Rights Hall Of Fame

More than a dozen people were added to the Kentucky Civil Rights Hall Of Fame Wednesday.

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Water leak discovered in building on EKU campus

The water leak was caused by a burst pipe in the Begley Building in Roy Kidd Stadium, according to EKU Police.

Ruling: County official violated Open Records Act

The records request stemmed from a controversy over Marshall County's 911 center.

Kentucky narrows Florida’s lead with two days to go in blood competition

Kentucky narrowed Florida's lead Wednesday with two days to go in the 13th annual Big Blue Slam blood competition.