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State elected officials sworn into office in Frankfort

State officials, elected in November, were sworn into office Monday in Frankfort.

Kentucky bill aims to curb violence toward sports officials

The bill stems from a spring incident in which a Kentucky referee was punched and knocked unconscious in Paducah.

Traffic Alert: KY 167 down to one lane in Wayne Co. due to pavement break

Officials say KY 167 in Wayne County has been reduced to one lane after a pavement break.

Police: One person found shot inside vehicle outside Platinum Dolls

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ) - One person was shot outside a strip club in Lexington, according to police. Authorities say they responded to Platinum Dolls off...

Grant aims to boost achievement for low-income students

FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) - Kentucky officials say the state has won a $24.5 million grant aimed at increasing the number of low-income students graduating...

Martin Co. schools closed again due to lack of air conditioning

Martin County schools will be closed for a second straight day on Wednesday, August 22, due to ongoing air conditioning issues, according to school officials.

Girl charged with trying to poison 4-year-old stepbrother

Officials say a 12-year-old Kentucky girl tried to kill her 4-year-old stepbrother because she believed her mother loved the boy more.

UK names student center after alumni/donor

After years of planning and construction, the new student center at the University of Kentucky is officially opened to the public.

Grimes announces new security measures before primary election

Secretary of State Alison Lundergan Grimes held a briefing Thursday to go over election security ahead of next months primary election.

EF-1 Tornado confirmed in Boyle County

 The National Weather Service has determined an EF-1 tornado caused some of Tuesday's storm damage in Boyle County.

Kentucky amphitheater closed due to electrical issues

Kentucky parks officials say an amphitheater that has hosted an outdoor musical - "The Stephen Foster Story" - for decades has been closed due to electrical and structural issues.

Regional events in Kentucky highlight students’ tech skills

State education officials say more than 7,000 Kentucky students will showcase their innovative ideas and technological savvy at regional events in coming weeks.

Auto supplier adding 113 jobs at western Kentucky plant

Kentucky officials say an automotive supplier will add 113 jobs in western Kentucky.

New Circle Road lane closures extended through Sunday

Lane closures along a stretch of New Circle Road in Lexington have been extended through Sunday.

Officials: Manhunt underway in Montgomery County

Powell county officials say a Stanton Police officer attempted to pull over a vehicle and the vehicle didn’t stop.

Man shows up at UK Hospital with gunshot wound

A Man shows up at UK Hospital with a gunshot wound, according to officials.

Safety tips will help during Fourth of July picnics

The Lexington-Fayette County Health Department officials say they want to increase awareness of food safety as people head into the summer picnic season.

Fourth of July fireworks will impact UK campus

According to University of Kentucky officials there will be a parking /pedestrian impact on campus and surrounding neighborhoods for the Fourth of July fireworks display.

Report: Overdose deaths climbed by 7.4 percent in 2016

Officials say overdose deaths in Kentucky have increased to unprecedented levels.

Kentucky seeking more diversity in adoptive families

Kentucky child welfare officials are trying to convince more black families to adopt as part of a strategy to find homes for an influx of children in the state's care.

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High School Highlight Reel: 09-18-20

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Politicians mourn Ruth Bader Ginsburg, offer opinions on nomination process

Soon after news of Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg's death Friday evening, Kentuckians started issuing statements, celebrating her life and offering opinions on how she should be succeeded on the bench. 
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“It’s a win-win.” Blood donor praises new antibody program at KY Blood Center

The Kentucky Blood Center offers a free antibody test for donating blood.

Car crashes into, damages Jif building in Lexington

A car crashed into Lexington's landmark Jif building Friday night, slightly damaging it.