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Lex Ed asks FCPS for comprehensive sex education

A new education movement is gaining attention in Lexington. A group that goes by Lex Ed called on the Fayette County School Board at its meeting Monday night to bring comprehensive sex education to the district. The group made an impression in purple t-shirts, artfully decorated with a bird and a bee.

Lexington mom speaks out after son’s fall at school

A Lexington mother is speaking out after her son left school without permission Monday, and fell into a ditch. He took a trip to the hospital with his teacher and principal, but luckily, he walked away with only scratches. His mom, though, has a message for the community.

Apple Fest kicks off as fall season approaches

Lauren Shepard reports from Versailles.

Jessamine County man dies in hang glider crash

A Jessamine County man is dead after a hang gliding accident this afternoon.

Autopsy: elderly woman found dead in church was murdered

Every murder is tragic, but Thursday came a particularly surprising case: an elderly woman found dead in her church.

Teenage suspect identified in Lexington shooting that killed 19-year-old

A 19-year-old man has been shot and killed in Lexington. 

Fighting violence with vegetables

Lexington has had four shootings in less than four days with two deaths.

Franklin Co. teen loses her life in car accident

People in Frankfort are grieving after a teenager lost her life in a car crash. It happened around 2 A.M. Wednesday morning, a Ford...

Bill O’Reilly out at Fox News amid sexual misconduct allegations

Bill O'Reilly is leaving the Fox News Channel, the network's parent company announced today.

Estill County Jail forced to close

The Estill County Jail closed its doors Friday night after the state ordered it to earlier this week.

Man Wanted for Murder in Indiana Arrested in Lexington

Lexington police say they've arrested a man wanted on murder and kidnapping charges in Indiana.

Most Watched News Stories in 2016

As 2016 comes to an end, ABC 36 looked back onto what stories made headlines this year.

UPDATE: Lexington Shooting Victim Dies

Lexington's latest shooting has become its latest homicide.

Former ABC 36 Reporter Amber Krycka covers Hurricane Matthew

As tens of thousands of people in Florida living along the coast evacuate, Former ABC 36 News reporter Amber Krycka is in the eye of the storm.

Scavenger hunt fundraiser raises money to stop human trafficking

Fifty people in teams of five people met up at the Lyric Theater following clues through various historic landmarks downtown. It was all to raise money to help women in Fayette County caught up in the human trafficking industry.

Former AP correspondent Mark Chellgren dies at age 62

Mark R. Chellgren, who covered Kentucky state government for about two decades for The Associated Press, has died at age 62.

Equestrian jumping championship to feature sand sculpting

The Olympic Equestrian Horse Show Jumping event kicks off on August 20th in Lexington.

Lexington’s hungry are not forgotten over the summer

There was not one but three events going on throughout Lexington all providing meals to the hungry. These charitable people weren't representing churches or food banks, that typically give out food to the hungry, but they are private individuals and businesses who reached into their own pockets to provide meals to those who may have not gotten one elsewhere.

Police look for suspect after man stabbed to death at Jackson Inn Motel

Guests at the Jackson Inn Motel woke up to a gruesome sight. The motel manager's son says the motel found about it when a guest rang the front doorbell and pointed to the dead body lying just outside the front door."

ABC 36 Anchor & News Director receive Emmy nomination

ABC 36 would like to congratulate Good Morning Kentucky Anchor Lauren Gawthrop and News Director Steve France. The two received an Emmy nomination from the Ohio Valley Chapter for the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences.

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Fayette County’s winter test results show growth at every grade level tested

The test is given three times a year to gauge elementary and middle school students learning in reading and math.

UPDATE: Bourbon County High School to perform in 2022 Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade

BOURBON COUNTY, Ky. (WTVQ) (UPDATE)- “3, 2, 1 let’s have a parade!” It’s the sound of pure excitement. The students in the Bourbon County High...

Student arrested, accused of making threat at Harlan County High School

The 15-year old was arrested at school and taken to a juvenile detention center, according to deputies.

London man arrested for rape

The Laurel County Sheriff's Office says detectives arrested a 45-year-old London man Monday night on a warrant for rape charges.