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Protesters still rattled by racist comments; Council to make changes

Protesters say they're still hurt by racist comments made during a Urban County Council Zoom call Wednesday.

Kentucky senator Phillip Wheeler apologizes for using racial slur

A Kentucky senator is apologizing after democrats say there are several posts in which he uses a racial slur.

State lawmaker accused of using racial slurs in social media posts

Kentucky Democrats are calling out a Republican state senator for using racial slurs in social media posts.

Police dismiss tip Smollett, 2 brothers together in elevator

Chicago police investigated but dismissed a tip that on the night “Empire” actor Jussie Smollett reported being attacked by two masked men he was in an elevator of his apartment building with two brothers later arrested and released from custody in the probe, a department spokesman said Tuesday.

Newspaper reprints controversial cartoon of Serena Williams

A controversial cartoon of Serena Williams that has been widely condemned as a racist depiction of the tennis great has been partially reprinted on the front page of the Melbourne-based newspaper that initially published it.

Man arrested in connection with vandalism case

Morehead police have arrested and charged a man for allegedly painting racist graffiti near MSU in September

Protesters clash with white nationalist group in Pikeville

In Pikeville, tensions were high today as members of a white nationalist group in town for the weekend clashed with protesters.

Louisville Woman’s Racially-Charged Rant Goes Viral

A rant from a Louisville shopper is getting nationwide attention after a bystander videotaped the incident and posted it on YouTube.

Jefferson Mall to Ban Woman for Racist, Vulgar Tirade

The Jefferson Mall in Louisville is banning a woman caught on video screaming racist and vulgar insults at another holiday shopper.

WKU President Responds to Racially Motivated Hateful Behavior After Election

The Student Body President and University President at Western Kentucky University sent out a joint statement, responding to hateful behavior directed at minority students after the election.

Public speaks out on Confederate statues

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ) - The Urban County Arts Review Board heard a lot of different opinions at a public meeting Monday night about how...

Police: Racist Graffiti On School And Bus In Mercer County

The school year came to a troubling end in Mercer County when racist graffiti was spray painted on the school and a bus.

UPDATE: NBA Bans Clippers Owner for Life

Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling has been banned for life by the NBA in response to racist comments the league says he made in a recorded conversation.

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Possible drowning death investigated in Laurel County

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McDonald’s, Bluegrass CTC partnership helps kids go to college

Local McDonald’s owner/operators aim to hire more than 2,000 students in Lexington area