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Group shows support for police Sunday

A small group showed their support Sunday morning for Lexington Police outside headquarters on East Main Street.

‘Good Samaritan’ retired from racing, will stand at WinStar Farm

'Good Samaritan' has been retired from racing and will stand the 2019 breeding season at WinStar Farm.

Triple Crown winner Justify retires from racing

Trainer Bob Baffert announced Wednesday that Triple Crown winner Justify is retired from racing.

Bill cutting teacher benefits advances in Kentucky

A bill cutting benefits for retired public school teachers has cleared a key hurdle in the Kentucky legislature despite protests from educators chanting "vote them out!"

Kentucky Horse Park to welcome ‘Point Given’

Classic winner 'Point Given' to retire to Hall of Champions at the Kentucky Horse Park.

Senate confirms retired coal boss to oversee mine safety

The Senate has narrowly approved President Donald Trump's selection of a retired coal company executive to oversee U.S. mining safety.

Kentucky educators announce pension reform plan

Leaders from several Kentucky education groups have announced a pension reform plan that they say is a sustainable approach.

Former western Ky. jailer sentenced in kickback scheme

A retired western Kentucky jailer has been sentenced to more than eight years in prison for running a kickback scheme during a $3 million jail expansion.

Happy retirement K-9 Officer Pink

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ)- It was a big day on Friday for K-9 Officer Pink as she was honored for her years of service. University of...

Students surprise beloved crossing guard with end of school year gift

With the school year wrapping up for many students this week, a group of Lexington elementary students wanted to show their appreciation to one of their favorite school employees.

Victim in March 17 multi-vehicle crash dies

The Fayette County Coroner says a woman involved in a multi-vehicle wreck on New Circle Road and Nicholasville Road on March 17th has died.

Funeral set for retired colonel killed in Afghanistan

Services are set this week for a retired Army colonel who was killed in an explosion while serving as a contractor in Afghanistan.

University of Louisville sues retired professor over records

A retired University of Louisville medical school professor who writes a blog is being sued by his former employer after he requested records related to a ban on postseason play for the men's basketball team.

Group donates bulletproof vest to Florence K-9 unit

"Det" has a dangerous job, but the Florence Police Department's K-9 unit will be a lot safer wearing a new bullet and stab proof protective vest.

Bill to shield retired miners divides coal-state Republicans

An election-year bill to fulfill a 70-year-old government promise and protect health-care and pension benefits for retired miners is dividing coal-state Republicans.

Retired Fayette schools official dies after fall from ladder

The recently retired chief operating officer of Fayette County Public Schools has died following a fall from a ladder.

Boyle community mourns death of former fire chief

The Boyle County community is mourning the death of Brian "Scotty" Sexton. He's the former deputy fire chief in Danville and chief in Burgin.

Clinton promotes plan to protect miner benefits

Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton is promoting her plan to protect health and pension benefits for retired coal miners during a visit to Kentucky on Friday.

Wise Dan retires

LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) - Wise Dan, a two-time Horse of the Year who had preparing for a comeback from an ankle injury, has been...

Fundraiser for retired race horses at Old Friends

An annual fundraiser drew many to a Scott County farm Sunday afternoon to interact with many retired thoroughbreds.

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One Lexington mom says she was in shock when the doctor told her her daughter had cancer.

Three new coronavirus-related deaths, two in Fayette County

The state reported 277 new coronavirus cases on Sunday as the number of positive cases continues to climb.

Renters burned out of home, firefighter overcome by heat

Twenty fire units were on the scene so the department could rotate firefighters to keep them fresh and protect them from heat-related injuries.