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Gov. Bevin Calls for Criminal Justice Reform

With Kentucky's prison population continuing to rise, lawmakers are looking for ways to get some people the help they need rather than putting them behind bars.

City of Lexington counts homeless population

A group of volunteers spent Wednesday night canvassing Lexington counting the city's homeless population.

Kentucky population estimate up 0.4 percent from 2016

Kentucky remains the 26th largest state by population, based on newly released census data that shows an increase in residents of 0.4 percent from last year.

Black students disproportionately disciplined in district

An annual report produced by Kentucky's education department found roughly twice as many black students as white students were suspended in the school district serving the state's second-largest city.

Bald eagle population continues to rise, spread in Kentucky

Officials say the bald eagle population in Kentucky is continuing to grow and spread.

Louisville organization: Homeless population has declined

The Coalition for the Homeless says recent counts indicate the homeless population in Louisville has declined by more than 5 percent.

Census Estimates Show Slight Growth in Kentucky Population

Census estimates show Kentucky's population has grown slightly in the past year.

Kentucky population expected to climb 10 percent by 2040

A new report says Kentucky's population is expected to increase more than 10 percent between 2015 and 2040, with Jefferson and Fayette counties projected to remain the most populous.

Appalachia counties hit by coal layoffs take population hits

U.S. Census figures show Appalachian coal-producing counties saw steep population declines last year amid a storm of layoffs in the mining industry.

Bowling Green expands housing program for homeless

The city of Bowling Green is changing its Section 8 housing voucher program to provide more housing options for the area's homeless population.

Agency looking for volunteers to count Kentucky’s homeless

The Kentucky Housing Corp. is looking for volunteers to help count Kentucky's homeless population.

Agency looking for volunteers to count Kentucky’s homeless

The Kentucky Housing Corp. is looking for volunteers to help count Kentucky's homeless population.

Kentucky taking comment on draft version of elk plan

The Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources is reviewing proposed guidelines for management of the state's elk herd and wants the public's ideas and opinions.

Western Kentucky’s growth in population to trail state’s

Officials predict that the population of the Jackson Purchase region in western Kentucky will steadily rise over the next 15 years but then fall over the subsequent 20 years because of an aging population.

Humane Society says Kentucky shouldn’t expand bear hunt

The Humane Society of the United States is objecting to a proposal that would expand bear hunting in Kentucky because the group says the population is still too small.

Report: Lexington’s homeless population continues to decline

The city says more and more homeless people in Lexington are moving into shelters or transitional housing. It cites the 2015 Point-in-Time count, which is coordinated by the City’s Office of Homelessness Prevention & Intervention.

N. Ky. population seems to be shifting

Officials in northern Kentucky cities along the Ohio River seem to be having some success in stemming population loss in urban areas with new development and an appeal to baby boomers.

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New center in Lexington dedicated to helping fathers

A new center dedicated to fathers and families opened Friday in Lexington.

Kentucky Horse Park Commission votes to terminate contract with Levy Operations

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ) - The Kentucky Horse Park is going to see some changes. On Friday, members of the Horse Park commission voted today to...