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Lexington mom’s son died by suicide, shares story during Virtual Advocacy Day

A group dedicated to raising awareness and ending gun violence held a Virtual Advocacy Day Monday.

Youth suicide rates on the rise

More of our Kentucky kids are trying to kill themselves now than just ten years ago.

Four Mayfield deaths likely murder-suicide: KSP

Father apparently skilled wife, two sons, then himself, KSP says.

Bravehearts’ “Trail to Zero” honors mental health

According to the Department of Veteran Affairs, on average, 20 veterans and active members lose a different kind of fight each day, taking their own lives.

Trail to Zero, ending veteran suicide

Friuday ride is to bring attention to problem, promote treatment options

Husband, wife die in possible murder-suicide

SANDGAP, Ky. (WTVQ) - A husband and wife died Sunday evening in the Sandgap community in Jackson County in what family friends said may...

Senate passes bill addressing youth suicide and violence in Kentucky

Senate Bill 42 would require student IDs to list contacts for national crisis hotlines specializing in domestic violence, sexual assault and suicide.

Deputies: Man accused of killing his wife commits suicide

The Pulaski County Sheriff's Office says Bobby E. Eldridge killed himself while deputies were trying to arrest him for allegedly murdering his wife.

‘Chalk the Walk’ raises awareness about suicide prevention

Sidewalk chalk is a unique tool being used to raise awareness about suicide and how to prevent it.

Epstein suicide sparks fresh round of conspiracy theories

Jeffrey Epstein’s apparent suicide Saturday morning in a federal jail launched new conspiracy theories online in a saga that has provided fodder for them for years, fueled by Epstein’s ties to princes, politicians and other famous and powerful people.

Bevin points to suicides as reason to oppose gambling

"Every night somewhere in America, somebody takes their life in a casino because they've wasted the last semblance of dignity and hope that they had."

Kentucky Police investigate 3 deaths at site of burning home

Authorities have identified two of three people found dead at a Kentucky home, saying officers responded to a report of shots fired and found one of the victims had been dismembered.

Young woman ‘infatuated’ with Columbine is found dead

Authorities say 18-year-old Sol Pais was discovered by the FBI with an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound.

School district hosts Bullying and Suicide Prevention Summit

Jefferson County Public Schools is holding the district's first Bullying and Suicide Prevention Summit.

UPDATE: KSP: McCracken County inmate’s death a suicide

Kentucky State Police say they were called on December 14 at around 1:30 a.m. about an inmate who tried to commit suicide.

UPDATE: Identities released in apparent murder-suicide

We now know the names of a young couple who died in an apparent murder-suicide in Georgetown.

Winchester woman commits suicide, son charged with murder

Winchester Police say 27-year-old Jeffrey Wisecup was charged with murder following his mother's suicide.

Iraq official: Suicide bomber kills 6 at checkpoint in Anbar

An Iraqi security official says a suicide bomber has targeted a security checkpoint in the western province of Anbar, killing six people.

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A group from Fort Worth, Texas brought nearly 2,200 boxes of food to Georgetown College

Frankfort, Lexington, Pikeville, Paint Lick residents named to boards

Beshear fills variety of state board, commission vacancies.

101st Airborne deploys to Orlando to support vaccination 

On Friday, the 101st Airborne Division deployed approximately 130 Soldiers to Orlando, Florida.

Fayette’s 7-day moving average of COVID cases falls below 80

Number of cases remain low, health leaders worry about complacency.