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Police: 12 protesters in Louisville arrested, charged

Police say protesters were arrested after they blocked roadways, surrounded vehicles, shot paintballs and destroyed property.

UPDATE: Family releases statement after UK graduate fatally shot amid protest

Louisville Police say the man accused of shooting and killing 27-year-old Tyler Charles Gerth is in custody in the hospital.

Downtown restaurant sees positive experience with peaceful protests

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ)- Despite road closures due to the protest, it's still business as usual for many downtown restaurants in Lexington. Carson's owner Mark Fichtner...

WATCH: Lexington Police body camera video from protests

Lexington Police released a series of videos showing body camera video of protests from a police officer's perspective.

Lexington Farmers’ Market acknowledges history of Cheapside Park location

For the last several days, protesters in Lexington have incorporated Cheapside Park into their normal march routes. 

Breonna Taylor ‘change’ petition tops 3 million signatures

Online virtual rally slated Friday for Taylor's birthday

Community leader calls current events the 2nd wave of the civil rights movement

"I feel like I'm reliving this all over again." McCorvey said.

Commerce Lexington shares support for peaceful protesters

Commerce Lexington is sharing its support for peaceful protesters advocating for racial equality. 

Young people lead protest march in downtown Lexington

A younger generation led a protest march through the streets of downtown Lexington on Tuesday night.

Lexington Mayor, Chief say protests an “opportunity for change”

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ) - Three days and nights of peaceful protests in downtown Lexington provide a foundation and opportunity for needed changes, Mayor Linda Gorton...

Trump slams governors as ‘weak,’ urges crackdown on protests

Trump spoke Monday to governors on a video teleconference

Former Pres. Barack Obama puts out guidelines following protests

The former president wrote about how to use this moment to make "real change."

Ky National Guard out for second night to help keep peace in Louisville

An estimated 400 Kentucky National Guard members will be out in Louisville Sunday night helping keep the peace during protests.

Governor Beshear calls for peaceful protests and social distancing

Governor Andy Beshear called for peaceful protests across the state in the wake of demonstrations in Lexington, Louisville and other communities that began late last week.

Lexington mayor speaks out ahead of Sunday’s protest

Mayor Linda Gorton says she feels protestors pain.

Two protests in Frankfort Saturday, two different causes

One of the groups iargued Beshear is targeting their constitutional rights, the other called for better conditions for inmates.

Judge denies protest injunction, four appeal decision (read documents), Saturday event can proceed

A federal judge took under advisement a request for a preliminary injunction blocking enforcement of Gov. Andy Beshear's order against mass gatherings

New lawsuit says right to protest was violated; Governor responds

claiming their First Amendment rights to protest have been violated by orders against mass gatherings and by limits placed on where and how protests can be held at the state Capitol.

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Mercer County delays in-person classes, online begins Sept. 3

Superintendent Dennis Davis had to cast the tie-breaking vote after the four-member board was split 2-2, according to The Harrodsburg Herald.

Madison County pushes back start of school; will begin virtually

The Madison County Board of Education reluctantly on Thursday night voted to push the start of school to September 2, and begin the school year with online learning only.  

Lexington woman questions her positive coronavirus test

A Lexington woman says she believes her rapid coronavirus test was a false positive.

Application deadline set for FCPS Virtual Learning Academy

FCPS students who want to commit to a full semester of online learning only, must apply by noon, Tuesday, August 18.