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Women from across the country sign letter to Louisville mayor

Groups continue to collect signatures with focus on White women.

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.

Mayor Gorton gives State of the City/County Address

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

Former mayor of Somerset JP Wiles dies at 85

JP Wiles, former Somerset mayor, passed away Thursday.

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.

Boyle Co. magistrate makes inappropriate comment about tourism director

A Boyle County magistrate made comments about the county tourism director's legs at a public meeting Tuesday, according to the Advocate-Messenger. 

Gun violence meeting after two killed in Frankfort last week

The State Journal reports the Kentucky Community Crisis Response Board (KCCRB) will host a public meeting Monday night about gun violence.

Site made available for ‘Breaking the Bronze Ceiling’ monument

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

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.

Lightfoot says Chicago mayoral victory means ‘a city reborn’

Chicago Mayor-elect Lori Lightfoot’s resounding victory was a clear call for change at City Hall and a historic repudiation of the old-style, insider politics that have long defined the nation’s third-largest city.

Lexington Mayor gives her first State of the City Address

Linda Gorton has only been in office for 17 days and today, she gave her first state of the merged government address.

Mayor-Elect names key staff members

Mayor-Elect Linda Gorton has named part of her leadership team.

Kentucky town mourns its first female mayor, Lucy Lou, a dog

The Enquirer reports Rabbit Hash's first female mayor, Lucy Lou, died September 10.

WATCH: Lexington mayoral candidates discuss city’s hot topics

Lexington's former police chief and former vice mayor took the stage at 21-C Museum Hotel Wednesday night, in the first of several mayoral forums.

MetroNet joins Mayor Jim Gray to officially activate the City of Lexington

MetroNet is celebrating the official activation of its 100% fiber optic internet, TV and phone services in the City of Lexington at a grand opening ceremony at the company’s new retail location on West Tiverton Way.

Fire destroys 79-year-old Perryville business

An early morning fire Tuesday has destroyed a 79-year-old Perryville business. 

Somerset mayor cited in hit-and-run accident involving juvenile

Kentucky State Police say Somerset mayor Eddie Girdler hit a juvenile on a bike Sunday then left the accident scene.

City celebrates ‘A Chorus Line’ with The LEXington Theatre Company

Mayor Jim Gray has celebrated The LEXington Theatre Company’s fourth season during rehearsals for A Chorus Line, which opens later this week at the Lexington Opera House.

Mayor Jim Gray asks for review of “what went wrong” with city fireworks

Mayor Jim Gray and many other people are not happy with the Lexington firework show.

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AG says he’ll release grand jury recording in Breonna Taylor case

Attorney General Daniel Cameron said Monday night his office will comply with a judge's order by releasing a recording of grand jury proceedings in the Breonna Taylor case Wednesday. 
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Fayette County likely to offer in-person tutoring options in October

The plan calls for teachers to pin-point which students are struggling with online learning and then provide them with face-to-face help in school.

UPDATE: Wife of indicted state lawmaker releases statement

Robert Goforth's wife says she never wanted her husband to be charged criminally.

Two awarded Women’s Club scholarships to MSU

Both interested in medical fields.