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Flash Flooding Sunday in parts of eastern Kentucky

Heavy rain triggered flash flooding and at least one water rescue in parts of eastern Kentucky on Sunday.

Perry County Walmart worker tests positive, health department issues alert

The health department in a Southeastern Kentucky county is warning residents to work hard to practice coronavirus safety steps after an employee at a Walmart store in the county tested positive for the disease.

$4,000 reward for information about poaching of two bull elks

The Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources is offering a $4,000 reward for information leading to an arrest and conviction of whoever poached two bull elks.

KSP trying to determine what kind of animal killed 13-year old boy

Investigators are still trying to determine what kind of animal killed a 13-year old boy in Knott County.

Knott County man charged in child porn case

A Knott County man is accused of having child pornography.

Rockslide leaves thousands without water in Knott County

A rockslide in Knott County damaged a water line, leaving an estimated 15,000 people without water on Thursday, according to Knott County Water and Sewer.

Two arrested in Knott County drug investigation

KNOTT COUNTY, Ky. (WTVQ) - State Police says it found a lot of illegal drugs after a drug investigation in Knott County. State Polie recovered...

Rain is causing problems on roads

Rain is causing problems on roads

Power outages reported in Eastern Kentucky

Outages were reported by various utility companies in Breathitt, Clay, Floyd, Knott, Letcher, Perry and Pike counties.

Kids on board bus when it crashed in Perry County

Two dozen kids were on board a bus Friday afternoon when it crashed in Perry County. 

Knott County man killed in head-on crash

A Knott County man was killed Friday when his motorcycle collided head-on with a pickup truck, according to KSP.

On GMA Tomorrow: Kentucky woman involved in Florida roller coaster crash describes the moment it happened

For the first time we're hearing from one of the Kentuckians stuck on the roller coaster that derailed Thursday night in Florida.

Jury awards $67M to ex-miners who used defective dust masks

HINDMAN, Ky. (AP) - A Kentucky jury has awarded two former coal miners who filed a civil lawsuit claiming defective dust masks led to...

Knott County power outage blamed on eager beaver

A power outage Thursday that left around one-thousand customers without electricity was because of an eager beaver, according to Kentucky Power.

Knott county woman dies in single-car crash

Kentucky State Police say a Knott County woman died in a single-car crash Tuesday after the car she was in went off a roadway and into a creek.

KYTC make progress in removing rock in Knott Co.

The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet says contractors have made progress in breaking the rock and removing it from the road in Knott County.

New details released in deadly officer-involved shooting

KNOTT CO., Ky. (WTVQ) - New details have been released an officer-involved shooting last Wednesday. According to Kentucky State Police, one man died as a...

Fight sends two to hospital and one to jail

State Police say three men got into a fight in the road Monday night in Knott County, sending two to the hospital and one to jail.

Richmond man accused of stealing truck, running from police

State Police say a Richmond man was under the influence when he stole a pickup truck and led authorities on a chase that ended in a crash and eventual arrest.

Victim identified in deadly Knott County crash

A man who died in a crash in Knott County has been identified.

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Lexington’s mayor recommends using federal money to create police review board

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Racist internet trolls interrupt as council gives preliminary approval to rename Lexington park

An Urban County Council discussion Tuesday night, on renaming a Lexington park once used to sell slaves, was interrupted by racist trolls.
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Group behind white power flyers says they’re not hateful, Rabbi disagrees

Over the weekend some people in Central Kentucky received white supremacy flyers at their homes.

Keeneland catalogs 4,272 Yearlings for 2020 September Sale

The prestigious auction will offer online bidding and expanded phone bidding for those buyers participating remotely.