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UPDATE: Young man who ‘touched many’ is laid to rest

Investigators say a Lexington man kayaking on the Fourth of July with his girlfriend at Cave Run Lake helped get her to safety before he drowned.

Lexington church hopes to start conversation

Two banners now hang outside Saint Paul Catholic Church on West Short Street welcoming immigrants and refugees.

Berea College hosts refugee simulation

Students at Berea College confronted timely issues around immigration today with a refugee simulation.

Berea College hosting refugee simulation

Berea College is hosting a refugee simulation that aims to give participants a glimpse into what immigrants go through when they flee their homes and seek refuge in a new community.

Refugee family reunites in Lexington after more than a decade apart

Now that President Trump's travel ban has been blocked in court, a Refugee family has finally been able to reunite here in Lexington after more than a decade apart.

Immigration Attorney Heather Hadi

Immigration Attorney Heather Hadi drops by the studio to talk with Doug High about recent executive orders by Donald Trump, and what they mean for immigrants and refugees looking to resettle in the Commonwealth.

Refugee: Screening is Already Tough

President Donald Trump has called for "extreme vetting" for people coming into the U.S. While we don't know what the President means by that, ABC 36 talked with a Lexington woman who went through the process.

Lexington Mosque Responds to Temporary Travel Ban

Muslims in Central Kentucky are reacting to President Donald Trump's temporary travel ban.

Local Refugee Organizations Wary of New Refugee Ban

With President Trump's latest executive order halting the flow of refugees into the country, many here in Lexington are wondering how that will affect our local refugee population.

Judge Says Iraqi Refugee’s Life Sentence Should Stand

A federal judge has denied an Iraqi refugee's request to have his life sentence on terrorism-related charges vacated.

The Latest: Migrants crossing from Greece into Macedonia

Hundreds of refugee and migrants stranded in Greece are crossing into neighboring Macedonia, defying border closures by Balkan countries.

Kentucky refugee case highlights worries over Syrians in US

A plot a few years ago by two Iraqi refugees in a college town in Kentucky to send sniper rifles, Stinger missiles and money to al-Qaida operatives waging an insurgency back home against U.S. troops has bolstered fears extremists could slip in among Syrian refugees resettling in the U.S.

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Lane closures on Harrodsburg Road in Jessamine County on Wednesday

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UK Athletics announces Hall of Fame Class of 2021

LEXINGTON, Ky. (UK Athletics) – The University of Kentucky Athletics Hall of Fame Class of 2021 has been announced, with Bettie Lou Evans (women’s...