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Police: One man dead after crash in Eubank

A Somerset man was killed in a single-car rollover accident in Pulaski County.

Hundreds rally in Kentucky for gun control legislation

Ohio Rep. Tim Ryan traveled to Kentucky to call on Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell to bring House-backed gun regulation bills to the U.S. Senate floor for a vote.

Crews work to control fire at Texas petrochemicals plant

Emergency crews in Texas are working to control a large fire burning at a Houston-area petrochemicals terminal that has spread to eight storage tanks.

Gun debate rages in wake of Las Vegas massacre

There's gun control talk again after the Las Vegas massacre.

GOP Keeps Same Leadership Team in Kentucky Senate

Republicans are keeping their same leadership team in the Kentucky Senate as the GOP prepares for a new era of complete control of the General Assembly.

Independent Groups Pump Money Into Many State-Level Races, Including KY

The presidential race is not the only contest where hard-hitting political ads funded by independent groups are on the rise.

McConnell calls GOP Senate chances ‘very dicey’

U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell says Republicans' chances of keeping control of the Senate after the November elections are "very dicey."

Health Dept.: Take precautions against mosquito bites this holiday weekend and beyond

On Mosquito Control Awareness Week, the Lexington-Fayette County Health Department is reminding residents that the holiday weekend is the perfect time to look in and around your home for ways to control mosquitoes that can carry viruses.

Alcohol license of Lexington strip club revoked

Alcohol control officials have revoked the liquor license of a Lexington strip club where two fatal shootings have occurred since November.

School districts to decide whether to accept heroin antidote

A heroin antidote could be coming to private and public high schools in Kentucky this fall.

Special elections could determine control of Kentucky House

The fate of the last legislative chamber in the South still controlled by Democrats is in the hands of a few thousand Kentucky voters in four House districts throughout the state.

Tilley will not switch parties while working for Bevin

Democratic state Rep. John Tilley said he will not switch parties when he resigns his seat to go work for Republican Gov. Matt Bevin.

Jessamine County Animal Control raising money for new truck

The Jessamine County Animal Care and Control are trying to raise money for a new truck.

UPDATE: New details on abandoned dog

Jessamine Co. Animal Care & Control say they have full confidence that an abandoned, nearly starved dog found near the Buford Place apartment complex will make a full recovery.

Lexington Fire Department to test new EMS equipment

The Lexington Fire Department is one of only two fire departments in the state to have a trial run using the "iTClamp Hemorrhage Control System."

Poison prevention information offered during weeklong event

Experts are working to get the word out this week about potential poison hazards in homes.

UPDATE: Fire at ‘Throughbred Center’ controlled

Firefighters said they have put out or at least "controlled" the fire that burned a building in the Thoroughbred Center on Wednesday.

KSP: Woman Loses Control of Car, Crashes into Semi

A Marion County woman has died after State Police said she crashed into a semi on US Highway 68 Friday afternoon.

Animal Control Officer Charged with DUI

An officer with Scott County Animal Control stands accused of driving under the influence after she reportedly crashed into a house on East Showalter Drive, according to the Georgetown News-Graphic.

Protect Your Pets From The Dangerous Cold

Lexington-Fayette County Animal Control received about 40 calls on Monday about pets being left out in the cold. Officials said that was about triple the number of calls they usually get.

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Lexington’s mayor recommends using federal money to create police review board

Mayor Linda Gorton recommended spending $50,000 in CARES Act money to pay for a consultant to properly create a police review board. 
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Racist internet trolls interrupt as council gives preliminary approval to rename Lexington park

An Urban County Council discussion Tuesday night, on renaming a Lexington park once used to sell slaves, was interrupted by racist trolls.
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Group behind white power flyers says they’re not hateful, Rabbi disagrees

Over the weekend some people in Central Kentucky received white supremacy flyers at their homes.

Keeneland catalogs 4,272 Yearlings for 2020 September Sale

The prestigious auction will offer online bidding and expanded phone bidding for those buyers participating remotely.