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D-Day 75: Nations honor veterans, memory of fallen troops

With the silence of remembrance and respect, nations honored the memory of the fallen and the singular bravery of all Allied troops who sloshed through bloodied water to the landing beaches of Normandy, a tribute of thanks 75 years after the massive D-Day assault that doomed the Nazi occupation of France and portended the fall of Hitler’s Third Reich.

UK Chorale performs outside Notre Dame Cathedral

UK Chorale performs outside Notre Dame Cathedral

UK Chorale was scheduled to perform at Notre Dame

Many Kentuckians have visited Notre Dame Cathedral and are mourning alongside the french after fire destroyed the Cathedral Monday.

Cardinal offers resignation after conviction

French Cardinal Philippe Barbarin is offering his resignation to the pope after being convicted of failing to report a pedophile priest.

Gunman from Christmas market attack in France still at large

Hundreds of security forces combed eastern France for a 29-year-old man with a long criminal record who shouted “God is great!” in Arabic and sprayed gunfire during a deadly rampage in Strasbourg’s famous Christmas market, officials said.

Attack at Christmas market in French city kills 3, wounds 12

A man who had been flagged as a possible extremist sprayed gunfire near the city of Strasbourg’s famous Christmas market Tuesday, killing three people, wounding up to a dozen and sparking a massive manhunt. France immediately raised its terror alert level.

French leader to soccer team: ‘Don’t change’

"Don't change," Macron said, adding: "Never forget where you come from."

Lexington celebrates 60 years of sisterhood with Deauville, France

Lexington celebrated 60-years of its sister city relationship with Deauville, France on Friday.

UPDATE: Laura Babbage moves to outpatient treatment

In a Facebook post on Friday, former Kentucky Secretary of State, Bob Babbage, announced that his wife, Laura Babbage has come home from Cardinal Hill after four weeks of in-patient rehab.

UPDATE: Laura Babbage continues to slowly improve after accident

The wife of former Kentucky Secretary of State Bob Babbage is reportedly making progress in recovering from a bike accident.

UPDATE: Laura Babbage, injured in cycling accident, conscious

In a message on Facebook on Friday, Bob Babbage, political analyst and former Secretary of State, shared that his wife Laura is now conscious.

UPDATE: State Rep. still trying to reach parents in Nice

State Representative Jim Dupressis says he stayed up late last night waiting to hear from his parents, John and Kitty Duplessis, who were scheduled to be in Nice the day of the terror attack.

UK students in Study Abroad program returning from France

A group of UK students and teachers participating in a Study Abroad program are on their way back to the United States.

Elizabethtown couple in Nice safe after attack

Kentucky State Representative Jim DuPlessis has confirmed that his parents, who were in Nice at the time of last night's horrific attack, are safe.

The Latest: US flags at half-staff after Nice truck attack

President Barack Obama has ordered flags at U.S. government facilities, including embassies and consulates abroad, to be flown at half-staff for the next four days in memory of the victims of the truck attack in Nice, France.

American victim in Nice attack Lexmark employee

The Lexington Herald-Leader is reporting that 51-year-old Sean Copeland, who died in the attack on Nice, was an employee of Lexmark Corporation.

France reels as Bastille Day truck attack kills 84 in Nice

A Frenchman of Tunisian descent drove a truck through crowds celebrating Bastille Day along Nice's beachfront, killing at least 84 people, many of them children. The slaughter ended only after police killed the armed attacker in a hail of bullets.

Nice, France on Lockdown Amid Fears of Terror Attack

he French city of Nice is on lockdown after a vehicle drove into a crowd on the Promenade-des-Anglais, where a large crowd had gathered to watch the Bastille Day fireworks.

ABC 36 Anchor & News Director receive Emmy nomination

ABC 36 would like to congratulate Good Morning Kentucky Anchor Lauren Gawthrop and News Director Steve France. The two received an Emmy nomination from the Ohio Valley Chapter for the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences.

Bevin traveling to Germany, France, Belgium this week

Gov. Matt Bevin is traveling to Germany, France and Belgium this week as part of his first overseas trip as governor.

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Firefighters battling house fire behind “The Cave” fire station in Lexington

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KSP investigating after man found dead in Herrington Lake

State police are investigating after a man was found dead in Herrington Lake in Garrard County.

Health department suing coffee shop defying new coronavirus orders

Just before small business Saturday, the battle between public safety and the economy gets ready to head to court in Fayette County.

Governor: Thanksgiving highest day ever for new coronavirus cases

"Alarming". That's what Governor Andy Beshear called the number of new coronavirus cases reported over the Thanksgiving holiday, before the surge so many are expecting.