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WATCH: Lexington Police release body camera video to refute racism, chokehold claims

Lexington Police are responding to protesters' new accusations of violence and racism with body camera video showing the moments Saturday when officers arrested five protesters.

Lexington Mayor, Chief say protests an “opportunity for change”

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ) - Three days and nights of peaceful protests in downtown Lexington provide a foundation and opportunity for needed changes, Mayor Linda Gorton...

Lexington leaders still frustrated with prison

With a new budget year starting in less than six weeks, leaders in cities across the state hope some $300 million in federal funds to reimburse for coronavirus-related expenses will help.

Mayor of Lexington to discuss city’s economic recovery from COVID-19

Lexington's mayor and the head of Central Bank are scheduled to talk about the city's economic recovery from COVID-19 on Monday.

City of Lexington changing code to help restaurants

LEXINGTON, KY (WTVQ)- Lexington restaurants could soon be able serve in-person dining on streets and parking lots. Planning is moving fast at J. Render’s Southern...

City, social service agencies ask donors to help offset shortfall

Lexington’s budget for next year has been crippled by a $40 million shortfall because of fallout from COVID-19

Telecommuting may become norm for some city workers

Lexington is preparing for the gradual reopening of some parts of city government starting Monday and then even more in June.

City, groups come together to offset losses due to virus

Social service agencies, community groups try to help offset financial losses.

Lexington Mayor recommends cancelling, postponing events

Mayor says risks are too high to not consider cancelling some events.

Lexington Mayor and city officials give advice for winter conditions

Lexington mayor Linda Gorton held a news conference Friday morning to update the public on some of the impacts the weather's having on residents.

Mayor Gorton gives State of the City/County Address

Lexington Mayor, Linda Gorton gave her state of the city/county address on Tuesday.

Safety Net initiative aims to stop violent crimes in Lexington

The city of Lexington announced a new anti-violence initiative following a weekend of gun violence that killed two teenagers and injured two more people.

Tenth annual Dining Out For Life event in September

AVOL Kentucky announced the tenth annual Dining Out For Life event date.

Site made available for ‘Breaking the Bronze Ceiling’ monument

The “Breaking the Bronze Ceiling” monument has a prominent address.

Mayor Gorton hosts her first neighborhood summit

Mayor Linda Gorton held her first neighborhood summit on Saturday.

Lexington Mayor called out during community meeting

Lexington Mayor Linda Gorton was called out Tuesday night during B.U.I.L.D.'s annual Nehemiah Action Assembly, a gathering of about 2,000 people from 26 congregations, working toward making Lexington safer and healthier.

Lexington’s mayor appoints Census committee

Lexington Mayor Linda Gorton appointed a Complete Count Committee to ensure Lexington counts every citizen in the upcoming 2020 federal Census.

Bullard Center opens in Lexington

A Cynthiana-based global manufacturer of personal protective equipment opens a research and development facility in Lexington.

City turns its focus to cold temperatures

Mayor Linda Gorton urges citizens to take extra precautions as temperatures dip to near zero levels.

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