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Committee issues detailed report on police reform, racial justice ideas

Report includes a number of innovative recommendations.

Lexington’s mayor recommends using federal money to create police review board

Mayor Linda Gorton recommended spending $50,000 in CARES Act money to pay for a consultant to properly create a police review board. 

Protestors demand a Lexington park be renamed due to slave auction history

Protestors says Cheapside Park needs to be renamed because it was a popular slave auction site in Lexington.

Boston vigil to honor police shooting victim Breonna Taylor

A vigil is planned in Boston to demand justice for a black woman killed by Kentucky police in March.

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.

Lexington Police kneel with protestors Sunday, order kept during peaceful protest

A powerful turning point for many protestors Sunday night was when Lexington Police officers knelt in solidarity with the crowd.

Protesters march for the third night in a row in downtown Lexington

Protesters calling for racial justice marched for the third night in a row in downtown Lexington on Sunday.

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Fundraiser to help Ashland 12-year-old receive a service dog

4 Paws for Ability is helping spread the word about a fundraiser for a 12-year-old boy who has applied for a service dog.

Floyd County Schools says it is in the Red Zone and will continue virtual learning

Superintendent Danny Adkins says the decision is based on the county's 'red zone' identification.

Guard members helping with new Louisville COVID testing process

An 11-person team from the 123rd Air Wing will provide patient registration, screening, and sample collection support.

Investment increases ethanol, biofuel sales jobs, market in Kentucky

The USDA announced an investment that the Trump administration is providing for rural businesses. The investment is over $4.2 million, it will help increase American ethanol and biofuel sales in Kentucky.