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Preliminary report: 12 drug deaths during holiday period

Public health officials say at least 12 drug overdose deaths occurred in Kentucky during the Labor Day weekend amid reports of more potent shipments of heroin circulating in the state.

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.

KSP: Two dead after shooting in Floyd County

State police are reportedly investigating a deadly shooting in Floyd County.

Police investigate Louisville fire as arson; 4 found dead

Louisville police are investigating the deaths of four people found in a home after firefighters responded to a house fire.

Last 2 victims identified in Christian Co. triple killing

The Christian County Sheriff's Department has released the identities of two bodies found inside a badly burned car discovered in a field near Pembroke.

Traffic deaths in Kentucky up from last year

Heading into the holiday season, state officials say traffic deaths on Kentucky roadways are up from a year ago.

Coroner: Lawrenceburg man shot woman, then killed himself

New information was released in what state police say was a murder-suicide.

Grand jury to hear case against man charged in deaths of 4

A Calloway County grand jury will hear the case against a man charged in the deaths of four relatives whose bodies were found after a house fire in Murray.

Man charged with killing woman in Ohio pleads to some counts

A Kentucky man charged in the slaying of an 87-year-old woman found in the trunk of her car in southwest Ohio has pleaded guilty to lesser charges - but a jury will still decide the murder charge and whether he should get the death penalty.

R.J. Corman: Signs & barricades improperly placed in deadly flooding accident

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ)- RJ Corman is mourning the loss of two employees who were killed in the South Carolina flooding. It's also releasing new...

Gunman dead after Oregon shooting rampage

ROSEBURG, OR. (CNN)- The man who opened fire at Oregon's Umpqua Community College on Thursday is dead, Douglas County Sheriff John Hanlin told reporters. Ten...

No agreement yet on bill combating heroin overdose deaths

House and Senate negotiators met for about two hours Thursday but didn't reach agreement on a bill that would battle the state's growing heroin problem.

Man, 2 children killed when wagons hit by car

Authorities say a man and two children were killed after a car struck a group of pedestrians pulling two wagons along a road in Florence, Kentucky.

2 killed, 2 injured in Louisville train crash

Authorities say two people were killed and two others injured when a train struck a car in a Louisville, Kentucky, neighborhood.

Doctor pleads not guilty in prescription case

A Louisville and southern Indiana doctor has pleaded not guilty to federal charges that he prescribed medications that caused the deaths of five patients.

Doctor accused of prescribing drugs that led to 5 deaths

A doctor with offices in Louisville and southern Indiana has been charged with prescribing pain medications that resulted in the deaths of five patients.

Two People Killed In Versailles Road Collision In Lexington

Police said a crash killed two people Wednesday afternoon on Versailles Road in Lexington. The collision shut down the road for almost three hours.

26 flu-related deaths reported in Kentucky

A Kentucky health official says 26 people have died in the state as a result of the flu this season.

Govt. report: Coal-related deaths in 2014 lowest ever in US

The nation's coal mines set a record for the lowest number of on-the-job fatalities last year, with 16.

Intersection Of KY-914 & KY-80 Closed After Deadly Pulaski Crash

Officials said traffic was being diverted Friday afternoon at KY-914 and KY-80 in Pulaski County after a deadly crash.

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Shots fired into truck with child inside, search on for shooter and vehicles

The Franklin County Sheriff's Office is looking for suspects in two cars after shots were fired along I-64.

Scott County Schools working to implement ‘test to stay’ plan

He wants the District to have everything in place and the Health Department on board before moving forward.

Accused shoplifters lead officers on foot chase in Lexington

Two men were charged in the shoplifting case along with a woman who had unrelated outstanding warrants, according to Lexington Police.

KEA applauds plaintiffs as Ky court hears challenge to private school vouchers

Law is unaccountable to the public, which makes it unconstitutional to the people, argues plaintiffs and public-school proponents.