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Bell County inmates accused of starting jail riot

Four inmates in Bell County are accused of playing a big part in what the jailer says could be called a riot, according to a report in the Middlesboro Daily News.

Court: Free speech protects Trump comments at Kentucky rally

A federal appeals court has dismissed a lawsuit alleging President Donald Trump incited a riot during a 2016 Kentucky campaign rally that led to assaults of three protesters.

Boyd County Jail relocating inmates after some set fires during riot

Corrections officials are trying to figure out where to move inmates after they started fires during a riot.

UK teaches ways to “party smart” before NCAA celebrations

As the Cats continue preparing for the Sweet Sixteen, so too are the students and staff on campus. As part of those preparations, students are learning how to host safe parties.

Protesters sue Donald Trump, allege he “incited a riot”

Three protesters who allege they were assaulted at a Donald Trump rally in Louisville last month filed a lawsuit against the presidential front runner, alleging he "incited a riot" by repeatedly shouting for his supporters to "get 'em out."

Police and firefighters ready when UK fans celebrate

As Kentucky starts its road to championship nine, Lexington Police and fire crews are getting ready.

UK Prof: Ferguson Grand Jury’s Process Unusual

Since it was announced Monday that a grand jury did not indict a while police officer for shooting and killing an unarmed black teenager there has been much talk about violence, race and discrimination. What about the legal aspects of the grand jury’s actions? ABC 36 talked with an impartial third party.

UPDATE: Police Gearing up for Final Four

Thousands of Solid Blue fans filled the streets of Lexington Sunday in celebration of UK’s win against Michigan. Police said so far, the celebrations have been peaceful and fans have been relatively calm.

What Will Happen?

State Street near the UK Campus is an area that’s seen some trouble before when fans celebrate.

Northpoint Rebuild Done, More Inmates Arriving

Three summers after a riot destroyed six buildings at the medium security prison near Danville the rebuild is finished more inmates are being returned to the Northpoint Training Center.

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Lexington’s fireworks show dazzles the crowd

Lexington canceled most of its Fourth of July festivities but the fireworks show still went on as scheduled.

State police investigate Cave Run Lake drowning

State Police are investigating a drowning at Cave Run Lake Saturday afternoon.

I-75 Diesel spill, semi-truck spills load of energy drinks in Madison County

Kentucky Transportation Department says a semi-truck spilled diesel on I-75 Saturday night.

Man pulls gun, is charged during Black Lives Matter protest

Police say a man is charged with menacing after pulling a gun out during an argument with protesters.