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KBE presents two Jefferson County educators with 2021 Robinson Award

FRANKFORT, Ky. (WTVQ) – Two Jefferson County educators are recipients of the 2021 Robinson Award for Diversity and Equity in Public Education.  According to the...

Positivity rate drops again as vaccinations surge

Numbers are falling back to last summer.

Business owner convicted in roofing scam, $61,000 restitution ordered

Man sentenced to five years probation, $61, 000 in restitution

UPDATE: 33-year-old mom, 12-year-old girl are homicide victims

Chase went on I-64, I-264, ended in Jefferson County.

Supreme Court hopes eviction pilot program will go statewide

Louisville already has funding, court hopes others can join

Nine new cases, including infant

New cases include two in Jefferson County and one in Bourbon County, also in Warren, Canton, WestCo., Clark counties.

No new coronavirus cases Wednesday

Governor said state still expects more but Wednesday was good news.

CORONAVIRUS: Ninth case may be from Rowan, prison visitation halted, churches urged to cancel services

Governor Andy Beshear announced Tuesday evening Kentucky's total number of coronavirus cases has grown to eight. 

CORONAVIRUS: Governor confirms Monday evening state now has six cases

Monday evening Governor Andy Beshear confirmed the state's count of confirmed coronavirus cases has risen to six. 

Third Kentucky school district sues e-cigarette companies

The largest school district in the state has become the third to sue the manufacturers of electronic cigarettes.

AG wins restitution for couples stiffed by wedding venue

AG: Owner of now-closed wedding venue must pay over $27,000 in restitution to nine couples who had weddings canceled.

Jefferson Co. Attorney won’t prosecute small pot possession

The Jefferson County Attorney says his office will no longer prosecute small marijuana possession cases, pointing to racial disparities in the enforcement of pot laws in Kentucky's largest city.

Judge blocks request for Jefferson County PTA financial records

A judge moves to temporarily block an activist from seeing how a county's parent teacher associations are spending their money.

Sheri Donahue has won the democratic nomination for Ky auditor

Sheri Donahue has won the Democratic nomination for Kentucky auditor.

No school or state ACT testing in Louisville today

According to Jefferson County Public Schools, another teacher "sickout" has forced the district to close schools and cancel their participation in state-wide ACT testing.

Man charged with murder in death of officer on Christmas Eve

A grand jury in Kentucky has indicted a former city worker on a murder charge in the death of a police detective on Christmas Eve.

Mother says school security monitor hit her son

A Jefferson County mother says a school security monitor hit her son.

Kentucky officer indicted on assault charge

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) - A Kentucky grand jury has indicted a police officer who knocked an 18-year-old handcuffed man to the ground. News outlets report...

Middle school teacher accused of seeking sex with minor

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WTVQ) - A Jefferson County middle school teacher who is also a girls softball coach was arrested and charged with seeking sex...

Kentucky sending rescue crews to North Carolina

FEMA says Wednesday is the last "safe" day to get out of Florence's path, but several people are heading south to help out, including two swiftwater search and rescue teams from Kentucky.

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Father takes over baseball team for late son at Estill County High

Retired Estill County High School Baseball Coach Brian Crowe will take over the program again following the tragic death of his son, Blake.

Search on for missing Letcher County man

Anyone with information about the whereabouts of 27-year old Corey Neace should contact the Letcher County Sheriff's Office.

Police: Man admits to shooting and killing woman in Winchester

Steven McGuire is accused of shooting and killing 34-year old Sheila Smith at an apartment on Main Street, according to Winchester Police.

UPDATE: UK wide receivers coach pleads not guilty in DUI case

37-year old Jovon Bouknight is accused of driving drunk and going at least 26 miles over the speed limit, according to Kenton County public records.