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Agencies get $220,000 to help fight child abuse

Grants go to groups in every part of the state

Kentucky groups receive awards for elder abuse prevention

Kentucky groups receive awards for elder abuse prevention.

School district hosts Bullying and Suicide Prevention Summit

Jefferson County Public Schools is holding the district's first Bullying and Suicide Prevention Summit.

Trust Fund Board awards over $100,000 in grants to help prevent child abuse

Child protection agencies in northern and western Kentucky will be able to train even more children, families and communities on how to prevent child abuse.

Tips to prevent your pipes from freezing

Kentucky American Water is reminding customers to take precautions.

State reminds workers of support program after Rep. Dan Johnson’s suicide

After Representative Dan Johnson's suicide, the State is reminding its workers there is a program available to help if they are struggling.

Fire training prevented serious injury

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ) - According to the Lexington Fire Department all three firefighters have since been released from the hospital and are in good...

LFCHD receives grant to promote awareness, prevent diabetes in Fayette Co.

Two Lexington-Fayette County Health Department (LFCHD) employees are being credited for shoring up the department's diabetes program with a $2,500 dollar grant.

Aids Volunteer of Lexington Celebrates 25 Years!

Jon Parker, Executive Director of Aids Volunteer of Lexington, chats with host Troy Thompson about the organization's 25th Anniversary March that commemorates their efforts towards HIV/AIDS awareness and prevention!

Video shows shoplifting suspect hit loss prevention officer with car

A dramatic video of a shoplifting suspect hitting a loss prevention officer while driving away from the Erlanger Home Depot is gaining nationwide attention.

Winchester forum to discuss overdoses, Narcan training

The Clark County Agency for Substance Abuse Policy will be holding a community forum Thursday evening to discuss overdose prevention.

AG: Grants available for programs preventing child sexual abuse

On Tuesday, Attorney General Andy Beshear and the Child Sexual Abuse and Exploitation Prevention Board announced the availability of grant funding for child sexual abuse prevention programs across the state.

KMA Launches “Know Your Meds” Campaign

The Kentucky Medical Association (KMA), launched the “Know Your Meds” campaign Monday to encourage physicians and patients across the Commonwealth to work together to prevent prescription drug abuse through knowledge and education.

Law Enforcement, Advocates Participate in Child Abuse Prevention Training

Over 1,200 law enforcement, prosecutors, social workers and community advocates participated in nearly 20 statewide trainings aimed at protecting Kentucky’s children from sexual abuse.

Fire Prevention Team Warns Kentuckians of Wildfire Risks

As the unseasonably hot and dry weather continues, the risk for uncontrolled wildfire is increasing.

Lexington officers to carry, dispense drug overdose antidote

Lexington police are finalizing a policy to allow officers to carry and administer the overdose-reversing drug Narcan.

ID Theft Prevention at College – Better Business Bureau 8-17

New college students may not have had the experience of protecting their identity from would-be thieves. The Better Business Bureau's Heather Clary gives Meteorologist Eric Burke some tips for parents to help protect their children.

Help Eliminate Mosquitoes – Fayette Co. Health Dept. 6-21

With the outbreak of the Zika virus, the importance of protecting yourself from mosquitoes is greater than ever. ABC 36's Doug High hears some tips from Luke Mathis, with the Fayette Co. Health Department.

UK HealthCare doctors discuss Zika prevention

At a press conference on Tuesday, doctors at UK HealthCare urged Kentuckians to take precautions to prevent mosquito bites this summer, and to be aware of travel warnings and developing information regarding the Zika virus.

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Louisville 11 p.m. update: Man charged with aiming laser at chopper, church provides refuge

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