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911 Hero: Sheriff’s Deputy saved by quick action

Winchester, Ky. (WTVQ)-- It was supposed to be a normal day for Montgomery County Sheriff's Deputy Charles Douglas. "I went to school at Richmond Department...

911 Hero: Lifesaving measure turns into lasting friendship

Life-saving experience turns into lasting friendship.

Wide receiver catches child thrown from burning building

It wasn't a game-saving catch, but a life-saving one former college wide receiver Phillip Blanks made July 3rd in Phoenix, Arizona. 

Galls 911 Heros: Two honored for saving a life

For Montgomery County Sheriff's Deputy Jared Garland, no day is ever the same. That's was certainly the case on May 16.

Boyle County Sheriff’s Office says goodbye to another K-9

Boyle Co., Ky.-- According to the Boyle County Sheriff's Office Facebook page, it's newest K-9 officer, Hero, passed away while training in Florida. This was...

Former UK cheerleader dies in New Jersey car crash

According to the Kentucky Kernel, former UK cheerleader Jahmir “Hero” Scott died Tuesday.

President to award Kentucky war hero with Medal of Honor

President Trump will posthumously award a Kentucky native the nation's highest military honor, the Medal of Honor.

Quick-thinking By KSP Dispatcher highlights hidden heroes Of law enforcement

April 8-14 is National Public Safety Telecommunicators Week. This week is dedicated to recognizing the efforts of more than 200,000 police and emergency service dispatchers throughout the U.S. The Kentucky State Police employs 187 telecommunicators at its 16 posts throughout the state.

Panel: Remove plaque that calls Jefferson Davis ‘hero’

A panel of historic properties advisers in Kentucky has recommended removing a plaque from a statue of Jefferson Davis that identifies the only president of the Confederacy as a "patriot, hero, statesman."

Lexington Sergeant files whistle-blower lawsuit

A decorated Lexington police sergeant is suing the city, Lexington police chief and two other Lexington police commanders after he says they retaliated against him for reporting sexual harassment within the department.

Father of slain Louisville student: She died a hero

The grieving father of a slain University of Louisville student says his daughter was pushing others out of harm's way when she was shot during a rap concert inside an art gallery over the weekend.

Local War Hero Passes Away

BARDSTOWN, Ky (WTVQ)- A local war hero, famous for saving most of the soldiers in his unit has died. Retired Lieutenant General Hal Moore died...

Record Attendance Set for Meijer and Lexington Police’s “Shop with a Hero”

Over 200 Fayette County kids made some new friends this weekend, the men and women of the Lexington Police Department.

Officer Ellis’ cruiser comes home

The legacy of fallen officer, Daniel Ellis, will live on at the Richmond Police Department.

Franklin Co. Sheriff’s Deputy Honored for Saving Man’s Life

Franklin County's Sheriff's Office Lieutenant Shaka Bridges address a crowd at the Franklin County Fiscal Court House, "Mario Chavez is a hero, make no mistake about it when I tell you that."

Lexington boy receives Crimefighter Hero of the Year award

This is Crime Victims Right’s Week. It is both inspiring and heartbreaking when a young boy is honored as a crime fighting hero because he’s the innocent victim of a shooting.

Like the ponies but not the pints? You can be a Keeneland HERO

Keeneland wants their fans to be heroes -- designated driving heroes that is.

Woman hailed as hero for rescuing dogs from burning home

The wife of a Lexington Police officer is being hailed as a hero for risking her own life to save two dogs from a burning home.

Man who died trying to save grandmother considered for award

A Johnson County man who died trying to save his grandmother during a flood is being considered for an award for his efforts.

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Softball community remembers Sophia Black with tournament, balloon release

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