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‘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.

Senate bill to curb gun violence OK’d by House panel

Legislation to curb gun violence by convicted felons passed the House Judiciary Committee Wednesday on an 18-0 vote.

Governor Bevin discusses gun violence with the president

Governor Matt Bevin and other governors met with the president Monday to discuss the recent school shootings and what can be done to prevent them in the future.

State lawmakers introduce bill to reduce gun violence

Members of the Kentucky House of Representatives Monday introduced a measure proposing comprehensive action to reduce gun violence.

Family gives back in honor of child killed in home invasion

A Lexington family is giving back in honor of the child taken from them through gun violence.

People in Lexington are putting their gloves up and guns down

A UK boxing coach is working to get kids in Lexington to pick up the boxing gloves and put down the guns. His reason is personal.

Peace Walk Saturday in Lexington

The annual Antonio Franklin Jr Peace Walk is Saturday, July 22, in Duncan Park in Lexington.

Benefit for 12-year-old who was shot

LANCASTER, Ky. (WTVQ) - A touching story of a community coming together to benefit a young woman. 12 year old Amya Catching was shot...

Shots fired near I-75 on-ramp in Lexington

There was another shooting incident in Lexington in broad daylight Friday afternoon, one of nearly a half-dozen reported this week, according to Lexington Police.

Lafayette HS Group Aims to Stop Gun Violence

A diverse collection of students at Lafayette High School have joined together to stamp out gun violence in Lexington, and will be holding a leadoff workshop Wednesday evening ahead of a campaign in middle schools.

Slain student helps track down suspect while students mourn another loss

Even while investigators worked to gather evidence after Lexington's second homicide of 2017, the victim himself helped them track down a suspect.

Artists Unveil Mural of Trinity Gay, Hope it Sends Message to Lexington Teens

Friday, artists officially unveiled the mural they have been working on to honor Trinity Gay. Gay's family and the artists have a clear message, "pass the baton".

Attorneys: Put in metal detectors to prevent guns at school

Four Louisville attorneys have sent a letter to Jefferson County Public Schools asking that metal detectors be added to entrances at middle and high schools.

Police stepping up patrols in Lexington neighborhood after pregnant woman is shot dead

Police have stepped up patrols in the Winburn drive neighborhood after the shooting death of Maryiah Coleman and her unborn baby.

POLICE: Man found shot early New Year’s Day

A Lexington man is in critical condition after being shot in the early hours of New Year's Day.

Gossett murder suspect to be arraigned Friday

A suspect arrested in the murder of a lexington teen is scheduled to appear before a judge Friday.

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High School Highlight Reel: 09-25-20

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Protesters arrested for second consecutive night in Lexington for blocking road

Six protesters were arrested Friday night in Lexington for blocking a road, just a night after four others were arrested near UK's campus for the same.
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Sports fans tired of the back and forth: Reaction after Fayette Co. moves to ‘orange zone’

Some people at the Bryan Station vs. Lafayette football game Friday night say they're tired of the back and forth.
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Louisville 11 p.m. update: Man charged with aiming laser at chopper, church provides refuge

People remained largely peaceful Friday night on the sidewalk surrounding the First Unitarian Church, with some yelling “say her name, Breonna Taylor.”