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Fort Campbell soldiers return from COVID-19 deployment

Soldiers returning to Fort Campbell after helping fight the coronavirus in New York City went straight into a 14-day quarantine.

UK grad assists during Coronavirus pandemic in New York City (PICTURES)

New York is the epicenter of the Coronavirus pandemic in the United States. But watching and hearing about it wasn't enough for a UK nurse. He was called to help.

Tiger at NYC’s Bronx Zoo tests positive for coronavirus

A tiger at the Bronx Zoo in New York City has tested positive for the new coronavirus. It's believed to be the first infection in an animal in the U.S. and the first known in a tiger anywhere.

Hanukkah stabbing suspect indicted on federal hate crimes

Grafton Thomas is indicted after authorities say he attempted to kill five people with a machete during a Hanukkah celebration in New York City.

Madison Central High School Band performs at Macy’s Parade

Madison Central High School band took New York by storm at the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade.

Detective who fought for 9/11 compensation funding dies

A former New York City police detective who was a leader in the fight for the Sept. 11 Victims Compensation Fund has died at age 53.

Police questioning suspect in Gambino crime boss death

New York City police say a suspect is in custody in the shooting death of the reputed Gambino crime family boss.

Big question for Amazon’s 2 chosen cities: Will it pay off?

The awarding of Amazon’s second headquarters to two affluent localities has fanned intense speculation around a key question: For the winning cities, will the economic payoff prove to be worth the cost?

Kentucky school band to be in Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade

A high school band from Kentucky will perform at the 2019 Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade in New York City.

Stairwell acted like chimney, spreading fire

New York City's fire commissioner says a stairwell acted like a chimney and quickly spread a deadly fire that was started by a child playing with a stove.

UPDATE: NYC police commissioner calls subway bombing “terror-related incident”

Akayed Ullah, who is accused of exploding a crude device in a passageway under Times Square during the morning rush hour Monday, was inspired by the Islamic State, according to police.

Explosion at Port Authority Bus Terminal in NYC; one arrested

One person is in custody after an explosion at the NYC Port Authority Bus Terminal.

UK Alumni Association hosting events for Citi Hoops Classic

The New York City UK Alumni Club will be hosting several events in New York City this weekend in conjunction with the UK men’s basketball game in the 2017 Citi Hoops Classic.

Official says 8 dead near World Trade Center

A law enforcement official says at least six people were killed and nine injured when a rented van drove on a bike path near the World Trade Center in New York City.

Frontier to Add Nonstop Flights to 3 Cities from CVG

Frontier Airlines will soon be adding three new nonstop flights to the Cincinnati region's airport.

Louisville wins open-data contest from ex-NYC mayor Bloomberg

Eight cities from Louisville to Seattle are the first winners in a $42 million, 100-city data-use contest sponsored by former New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg's foundation.

Kentucky Artist Creates Statue Adjacent To Ground Zero In New York

Kentucky artist Douwe Blumberg designed and sculpted a statue that will be placed next to ground zero in New York City. The piece pays tribute to America's Special Forces response to 9-11.

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

Mayor Linda Gorton recommended spending $50,000 in CARES Act money to pay for a consultant to properly create a police review board. 

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.

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.