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Emergency weather plan activated in Lexington

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ) – According to city officials, the Office of Homelessness Prevention & Intervention Emergency Weather Plan has been activated due to the...

Council member donates wound kits to support safety at Frederick Douglass

Council member Angela Evans has donated 32 wound control kits, equipment that helps control bleeding in an emergency, to Frederick Douglass High School.

Phones around the country will buzz with the 1st national emergency alert test Wednesday

NATIONAL (ABC NEWS) - On Wednesday at 2:18 p.m. EDT almost all the cell phones in the country will go off in the first...

LEM declared heat emergency

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ) - Lexington Emergency Management has declared a phase 1 heat emergency for Lexington until midnight Thursday. High temperatures and humidity will combine...

Clark County shelter now requiring Hepatitis A vaccines

Another homeless shelter in central Kentucky will soon require its residents to be vaccinated for Hepatitis A.

Pilot’s emergency call didn’t specify problem

All five passengers killed; nobody on the ground was hurt.
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Emergency road aid funds awarded to Jessamine County

The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet says Jessamine County will receive $45,240 in County Road Aid emergency funds.
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Kentucky governor declares emergency after heavy rainfall

Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin has declared a statewide emergency following heavy rainfall and flooding.
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Southeastern Kentucky experiences severe flooding

"A long heart-wrenching" 24 hours" is how the Harlan County Judge-Executive described the flooding.

KYEM activates its Emergency Operations Center

Kentucky Emergency Management reports they have activated their State Emergency Operations Center (SEOC), at a Level 4, which consists of KYEM personnel monitoring the weather system.
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Kentucky water district needs cash to avoid collapse

Officials representing a water department in an eastern Kentucky county say the district could collapse within 60 to 90 days without an immediate influx of cash.

Drew Brees, New Orleans Saints lend ‘Old Friends’ a helping hand

Versailles veterinarian and NFL star now connected to surgery that saved a mare's life.
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New shelter opens in Georgetown

Women and children in need of help in Scott County now have a brand new place to stay and get warm as temperatures continue to stay below freezing.
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Fire damages Kentucky county’s emergency management building

A fire has significantly damaged the emergency dispatch and ambulance services building in a Kentucky county.

PCSO: Medical Emergency may have led to deadly crash

There was a deadly crash overnight in Pulaski County that investigators say may have been triggered by a medical emergency behind the wheel. 
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Regulator questioned about abortion clinic’s licensing fight

A key health care regulator in Kentucky is being questioned at a federal trial about the circumstances that led to a licensing fight threatening to shut down the state's last abortion clinic.
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Community trains for emergency situations

With the school year about to begin, first responders in Franklin County want to make sure they're prepared for anything.
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American Red Cross issues emergency call for blood donors

The American Red Cross issues emergency call for eligible blood and platelet donors of all blood types.
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What’s Going Around: Medications and Sunlight Exposure

We have had plenty of warm weather and sun the last several months and it has also produced several emergency department presentations for an under recognized source of rashes. There are countless sources of rashes out there, from infection to irritants and allergic reactions. One that most don't consider is the medications they are taking

Emergency service worker assaulted in Mt. Sterling

Mt. Sterling Police say an emergency service worker was assaulted while responding to an accident Friday morning.

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