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Park bench honors longest serving magistrate in the Commonwealth

On Thursday, a Madison County community was finally able to honor a local leader who died in December.

Law enforcement undergoing enhanced crisis negotiation training

VERSAILLES, Ky. (WTVQ) - As law enforcement find themselves in need of adapting to high-intensity scenarios, the Versailles Police Department (VPD) hosted a Crisis...

Gov. Beshear: preview of State’s April receipts shows record-breaking momentum

Receipts on two transactional taxes surpass every other year in history.

Latest Coronavirus numbers in the Commonwealth

FRANKFORT - On Saturday, Governor Beshear reported that the positivity rate is now at 3.42 percent. 599 new cases were reported of the virus. There were...

Winchester facility adding 20 jobs

A Clark County company is expanding after seven years of operation in the commonwealth.

Kentucky drought declarations removed

Officials have removed drought declarations for all 120 counties in the Commonwealth.

2020 Kentucky census quilt to be showcased throughout Commonwealth

A unique quilt featuring a square from each of Kentucky’s 120 counties.

Send Relief Appalachian Ministry Center sending supplies to Florida

The Commonwealth is lending a hand to Florida. The Send Relief Appalachian Ministry Center in Ashland is sending supplies.

General Fund receipts increase by nearly two-percent

Kentucky’s General Fund receipts for July totaled $845.7 million.

Kentucky State University ranks number one in teacher quality

Officials say Kentucky State University ranks number one among colleges in the Commonwealth.

Kentucky lawmakers: Abortions not the same as lynching

Members say language has created hostile, toxic atmosphere

Ky. receives $1.15 mil to clean up illegal dumps

Kentucky Energy and Environment Cabinet Secretary Charles Snavely announced approximately $1.15 million in grant funding has been awarded for the cleanup of 77 illegal dumps in 20 counties across the Commonwealth.

University of Kentucky announces fundraising campaign

The University of Kentucky has launched the public phase of a $2 billion-plus fundraising campaign.

State employees targeted in phishing scheme

The Personnel Cabinet learned that a security breach occurred as a result of a phishing scheme directed at state employees.

Judge accused of racially charged comments toward prosecutor

The Kentucky Judicial Conduct Commission has charged a black circuit judge with six counts of misconduct for a series of racially charged public comments.

Environmental group ending annual mountaintop mining protest

A Kentucky environmental group is ending an annual protest in Frankfort that called attention to a destructive surface mining practice known as mountaintop mining.

Kentucky wines recognized at gala

Wineries from Burkesville, Frankfort, and Paducah received Commissioner’s Cup honors at the Celebration of Kentucky Wines gala.

Commonwealth Cleanup Week starts Saturday across Kentucky

Volunteers are being sought to fill trash bags and pick up old tires as part of this year's Commonwealth Cleanup Week across Kentucky.

Madison Co. shooting case to be handled by Fayette Commonwealth’s Attorney

Fayette Commonwealth's Attorney Ray Larson has been selected as prosecutor in a Madison Co. shooting case in which a Lexington man was allegedly shot by police.

Former UK Player Injured In Fall At Commonwealth

According to social media posts from family members, Brad Durham is in a coma after a fall at Commonwealth Saturday night.

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Ohio-based company bringing 24 jobs to Boone County

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Supreme Court dismisses challenge to Obama era health law

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court has dismissed a challenge to the Obama era health care law, preserving insurance coverage for millions of Americans. The...