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Coronavirus cases up almost 50% in last week in Kentucky

The state reported 277 new coronavirus cases on Sunday as the number of positive cases continues to climb.

Gov. Beshear hopes people will self regulate mandated masks

Gov. Beshear's mask mandate takes effect Friday at 5 p.m. and is effective for 30 days.

New mandatory mask requirement sparks criticism and praise

Governor Andy Beshear is now requiring mostly everyone to wear a mask with limited exceptions.

AG, GOP legislative leaders critical of Beshear’s mask order

The attorney general and Republican legislative leadership called the governor's mandatory mask order an "order by edict rather than through collaboration."

State paid $225,000 to remove Jefferson Davis statue from Rotunda

A Lexington company was given a no-bid contract by the state to remove the Jefferson Davis statue, according to the Lexington Herald-Leader.

Kentucky Wesleyan makes changes to fall schedule due to coronavirus

Classes will be held in-person with social distancing while finals will be taken online.

Coronavirus cases and deaths in Kentucky increase Sunday

Governor Beshear reported 117 new COVID-19 cases in Kentucky and two new virus-related deaths on Sunday.

“It’s a step in the right direction,” says Midway mayor; Declares Juneteenth official holiday

Midway Mayor Grayson Vandegrift signed an executive order Wednesday that recognizes the day.

Gov. Beshear: COVID-19 cases “in all but one Kentucky county”

Gov. Beshear: Robertson County only county without COVID-19

State Fair allowed to return with coronavirus modifications

The Kentucky State Fair in Louisville gets to return this summer with restrictions to help prevent the spread of COVID-19 for people at the fair.

Beshear addresses deadly shooting during Louisville protest (watch press conference)

Gov. Beshear has asked footage be released as soon as possible

Ky National Guard out for second night to help keep peace in Louisville

An estimated 400 Kentucky National Guard members will be out in Louisville Sunday night helping keep the peace during protests.

Governor Beshear calls for peaceful protests and social distancing

Governor Andy Beshear called for peaceful protests across the state in the wake of demonstrations in Lexington, Louisville and other communities that began late last week.

Beshear announces 247 new cases, 13 new deaths

Beshear says there are 247 new cases, bringing that total to at least 9,704.

UPDATE: Employee fired over role in hanging effigy of governor; Beshear comments

An employee of the Neil Huffman Auto Group was fired for alleged involvement in hanging an effigy of Governor Andy Beshear in a tree near the State Capitol on Sunday. 

Richmond gym owner defies Gov. Beshear’s order, opens early

A Richmond gym owner is defying the governor's orders, reopening his gym this week seven days earlier than the state is allowing.

UPDATE: ‘Love’ rally seeks to counter ‘hate’ from Sunday

Elected leaders on both sides of the aisle are speaking out after protesters hung a mannequin of the governor from a tree Sunday in Frankfort.

Two protests in Frankfort Saturday, two different causes

One of the groups iargued Beshear is targeting their constitutional rights, the other called for better conditions for inmates.

Restaurants opening today; Will look much different than ever before

Starting today, for the first time in more than two months, restaurants in Kentucky are going to be able to welcome back customers into their establishments.

Green light given to childcare centers; Lexington daycare prepares

Smart Bees Learning Center in Lexington is preparing to welcome its kids when daycare is allowed to re-open on June 15.

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City leaders hear from community about violence surge

Lexington city officials held a safety forum Wednesday to talk with the community about increased violence downtown.

Upcoming events for Fayette County students

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ) - The Fayette County School district released events for students to attend before school starts. See below: Stuff the Bus! 8 a.m. to...

UPDATE: Campton water plant stabilizing, residents advised to keep conserving

No water or low pressure is anticipated to affect residents across the county.

Sen. Alice Forgy Kerr not running for re-election

Sen. Kerr represented Fayette County in the Kentucky Senate for 23 years.