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Petition to remove Boyle County High School mascot, called symbol of white supremacy

Any proposed changes to the mascot would have to begin at the school level with the Site-Based Decision Making Council.

Russell County teenager drowns in Lake Cumberland

17-year old Tyler Grant was swimming with some friends when he drowned, according to the Russell County coroner.

GOP candidate in 88th House District race wins twice on Tuesday

Aaron Yates won the GOP Primary in the 88th House District race and had a residency lawsuit against him dismissed in court.

Some KY ballots processed with wrong date, quickly corrected

Thousands of ballots mailed on Primary Election Day were processed with the incorrect postmark date, but were quickly corrected by postal workers, according to the Lexington Herald-Leader.

Fayette school board votes to buy Herald-Leader building

FCPS is buying the Lexington Herald-Leader building for $7.5 million which will be the new home of merged technical schools.

Layoffs at Rupp Arena/Lexington Convention Center

The financial impact of the pandemic is claiming more victims as the Lexington Center Corporation announces full-time workers will be laid-off this summer.

Rep. Robert Goforth pleads not guilty in domestic violence case

State Rep. Robert Goforth pleaded not guilty to charges of strangulation, assault and terroristic threatening in a domestic violence case, according to the Lexington Herald-Leader.

Rupp, convention center staff furloughed due to COVID-19 cancellations

The financial impact of the coronavirus outbreak is being felt at Rupp Arena and Lexington's convention center in the form of furloughs and pay-cuts.

Madison Southern HS student speaks out about reported racism

A sophomore student says she was the target of reported racial harassment.

UPDATE: Three-year old boy dies after accidental shooting

A three-year old boy in Lexington died days after accidentally shooting himself in the head, according to a report in the Lexington Herald-Leader.

Two O’Charley’s locations in Lexington and Frankfort closing

Craig Barber, president of O’Charley’s, confirmed two locations in Kentucky will close on Sunday.

Newspaper chain McClatchy files for bankruptcy protection

McClatchy, the publisher of the Lexington Herald-Leader and dozens of other newspapers nationwide, is filing for bankruptcy protection.

Detectives point to gang retaliation in 2019 Lexington homicide

A detective testified Thursday that a shooting in Lexington last year was an act of gang-related retaliation, according to the Lexington-Herald Leader.

Rules on what can be brought into statehouse under review

Governor Andy Beshear says rules that decide what people can and cannot bring into the state Capitol are being evaluated.

Report: Woman says she doesn’t remember alleged role in dog attack case

A woman charged with murder in a deadly dog attack case says she doesn't remember the incident, according to the Lexington Herald-Leader.

Principal indicted on child porn charges in Winchester

A grand jury charged 54-year-old Phillip Todd Wilson with 17 child pornography possession and distribution charges.

Girls-only STEM academy to be held in Lexington

Officials hope to start the program next fall with 150 girls in kindergarten through second grade.

Justices rule in favor of newspaper seeking records

The justices ruled in favor of a newspaper seeking documents related to a sexual harassment complaint against a Republican lawmaker.

Bankrupt hospital in Pineville sold to regional bank

Bankrupt Pineville Community Healthcare in Bell County has been purchased by First State Bank of the Southeast, according to the Lexington Herald-Leader.

Man admits not reporting father’s death to collect SS checks

A Pike County man admits he didn't report his father's death and collected his Social Security checks for nearly a decade, according to the Lexington Herald-Leader.

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UPDATE: Second man charged in fatal Speigle Street shooting

Two days after, a man was shot and killed on Speigle Street in Lexington, another man has been charged.