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“Chemo is hard for anyone, let alone a 6-year-old,” Lexington mom says

One Lexington mom says she was in shock when the doctor told her her daughter had cancer.

Kentucky girl has spent her life fighting for her life at St. Jude

Find out how you can help a young Kentucky girl battling leukemia at St. Jude by picking up a phone or clicking a mouse.

Winchester family shows Thanksgiving gratitude in the face of adversity

Many show their gratitude on Thanksgiving by giving to those in need. In Winchester Thursday, dozens of families gathered to deliver about 1,300 turkey meals to their neighbors. One of those families had every excuse not to help others this holiday.

Runners gather Saturday morning to help a little girl

NICHOLASVILLE, Ky. (WTVQ)- Runners gathered in Nicholasville at R.J. Corman to race for Amaya Jones Saturday morning. Amaya is just six-years-old and the daughter of a...

Help a local Birthday boy battling cancer

A Lexington teacher and his fourth grade class are asking for your help in making a positive impact in the lives of a local boy and his family.

UPDATE: Funeral Arrangements Set for Hunter Shean

19-year old Hunter Shean, of Richmond, who struggled with leukemia for years, lost his battle on Tuesday.

Former UK basketball player Charles Hurt dies

Former University of Kentucky basketball player Charles Hurt died Friday after battling leukemia, according to teammate Jack "Goose" Givens.

Funeral arrangements set for John Price

Funeral arrangements are set for Fayette County Board of Education Chairman John Price, who died Tuesday at the age of 62.

Light the Night Walk Saturday

n Saturday, Whitaker Bank Ballpark will be lined with lanterns for the Light the Night Walk to benefit the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society.

Scott County Restaurant Holding Fundraiser For Georgetown College Baseball Player Battling Leukemia

Extreme Pizza in Georgetown is donating a portion of Tuesday's proceeds to the family of Trent Martin. The Lexington native and member of the Georgetown College baseball team is battling a rare form of leukemia.

Bone Marrow Drive Planned For Firefighter Battling Leukemia

A blood drive and a bone marrow screening are planned for Montgomery County in May. And they mean a lot to the Montgomery County Fire Department.

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High School Highlight Reel: 09-18-20

LEXINGTON, Ky (WTVQ) - There are rivalries in every sport, but there is something about LCA vs. Lexington Catholic in the Holy War that...

Politicians mourn Ruth Bader Ginsburg, offer opinions on nomination process

Soon after news of Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg's death Friday evening, Kentuckians started issuing statements, celebrating her life and offering opinions on how she should be succeeded on the bench. 

“It’s a win-win.” Blood donor praises new antibody program at KY Blood Center

The Kentucky Blood Center offers a free antibody test for donating blood.

Car crashes into, damages Jif building in Lexington

A car crashed into Lexington's landmark Jif building Friday night, slightly damaging it.