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Almost a year since mom of three becomes a victim of gun violence

While the world has been coming together to support racial equality and justice, gun violence remains a topic pushed aside in the discussions, at least for now. But some families live with it and its impact every day. Lucy Jones lost her granddaughter to it.

Downtown Lexington shooting leaves victim in critical condition

A man is in critical condition after a shooting near the University of Kentucky. 

Police say a man is recovering after he says he was shot in his house

Lexington Police says it's investigating after a man says he was shot in his house on Elverton road Saturday night.

Grieving mother remembers son, innocent victim of gun violence

A heartbroken mother shares her memories of her 15-year old son, her only child, who was gunned down in his home in Lexington, an innocent victim of senseless violence, according to Lexington Police.

Hundreds rally at the Capitol for gun safety laws

Hundreds of people with the group, 'Moms Demand Action' rallied to urge lawmakers to strengthen the state's gun laws.

Deputies: Road rage shooting in Scott County

The Scott County Sheriff's Office says a driver shot at another driver for cutting him off on I-75.

KSP: Man arrested after shooting another man in the head in Harlan County

A man was arrested after police say he shot another man in the head multiple times in Harlan County.

Update: Police arrest suspect in shooting in Lexington

Police arrest a suspect they say shot another man with a shotgun Monday.

Safety Net initiative aims to stop violent crimes in Lexington

The city of Lexington announced a new anti-violence initiative following a weekend of gun violence that killed two teenagers and injured two more people.

Lexington to hold vigil for mass shooting victims Thursday night

The vigil will begin at 7 p.m. at the Courthouse Plaza

10 dead, 27 wounded after gunman wearing armor opens fire in Dayton

Ten people are dead including the shooter after a gunman opened fire overnight in Dayton's Oregon District 27 people have been injured.

Peace walk raises awareness about gun violence

People across the country wore orange on Friday to show their support for national gun violence awareness day.

Locals wear orange for gun violence awareness day

Across the country, people are wearing orange to show their support for national gun violence awareness day.

Governor signs permitless conceal carry bill into law

Governor Bevin signed a bill into law that allows Kentuckians 21 and older, who can lawfully have a firearm, to conceal it without a permit.

Rep. Jim Wayne calls for lawmakers to reduce gun violence

Rep. Jim Wayne, wants state lawmakers to consider proposals to reduce gun violence and has sent a letter to the chairman of the House Judiciary Committee encouraging a public hearing on the issue.

Lexington Wear Orange Peace Walk

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ) - As students in Parkland, Florida prepare to graduate Sunday, students in Lexington are among those who marched against gun violence...

Events encourage community to wear orange Saturday for gun violence awareness

Saturday, in honor of National Gun Violence Awareness Day, many influencers, corporations, mayors, partner organizations and a series of iconic landmarks in all 50 states will participate in the Wear Orange campaign.

‘Let’s rise up and BUILD’

Thousands of people in Lexington are concerned about the city's well-being.

Students host town hall on gun violence in Lexington

Some Fayette County high school students want to stop gun violence in Lexington, so they hosted a town hall Wednesday night to talk about solutions.

Hundred of students walk out of class to call for action against gun violence

Students across the nation participated in a national day of action against gun violence Friday, which is the 19th anniversary of the shooting at Columbine High School in Colorado.

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Mercer County delays in-person classes, online begins Sept. 3

Superintendent Dennis Davis had to cast the tie-breaking vote after the four-member board was split 2-2, according to The Harrodsburg Herald.

Madison County pushes back start of school; will begin virtually

The Madison County Board of Education reluctantly on Thursday night voted to push the start of school to September 2, and begin the school year with online learning only.  

Lexington woman questions her positive coronavirus test

A Lexington woman says she believes her rapid coronavirus test was a false positive.

Application deadline set for FCPS Virtual Learning Academy

FCPS students who want to commit to a full semester of online learning only, must apply by noon, Tuesday, August 18.