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Texas landowners dig in to fight Trump’s border wall

Rather than surrender their land to the federal government, some property owners on the Texas border are digging in to fight President Donald Trump's border wall.

Democrats seize House control, but Trump’s GOP holds Senate

Democrats seized the House majority from President Donald Trump’s Republican Party on Tuesday in a suburban revolt that threatened what’s left of the president’s governing agenda. But the GOP gained ground in the Senate and preserved key governorships, beating back a “blue wave” that never fully materialized.

Dangerous Cat 4 Hurricane Willa closes in on Mexico coast

Authorities rushed to evacuate low-lying areas and set up shelters as an “extremely dangerous” Hurricane Willa with winds of 145 mph (230 kph) headed toward a Tuesday afternoon landfall along a stretch of Mexico’s Pacific coast dotted with high-rise resorts, surfing beaches and fishing villages.

UPDATE: Texas man’s body recovered from Lake Cumberland

The body of a man who went under while swimming in Lake Cumberland last week was recovered Sunday afternoon.

Victim’s family calls ex-cop’s 15-year sentence too short

A Texas jury gave a white former police officer too lenient of a punishment when sentencing him to 15 years for the shooting death of an unarmed black teenager who was in a car leaving a house party, the victim’s family members said.

Donations, volunteering surge at border asylum-seeker center

One by one, around Father’s Day, the surge of Amazon boxes containing shirts, pants, underwear and many other items began arriving at an asylum-seeker rest center in the border town of McAllen, Texas.

5 dead as SUV chased by Border Patrol crashes in South Texas

At least five people were killed and several others hurt Sunday as an SUV carrying more than a dozen people during a suspected “smuggling event” crashed while fleeing from Border Patrol agents in South Texas, authorities said.

UK’s Floreal headed to Texas

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ) - UK Track and Field head coach Edrick Floreal is leaving Lexington for the Texas Longhorns. Athletics Director Mitch Barnhart has issued...

UPDATE: Texas gunman was wearing “Born to Kill” shirt

A sophomore at Santa Fe High School says he was in his art class when he suddenly heard three louds booms.

Teen shot in Texas school cafeteria

Sheriff's officials say there's been a shooting at a high school in a small town south of Dallas and a suspect is in custody.

Deputies visited church gunman’s house in 2014

Authorities say the victims of a shooting at small Texas church include several members of an extended family

Kentucky Air National Guard deploys more Airmen for hurricane relief

Two aircraft and 14 more Airmen deployed from the Kentucky Air National Guard Base Friday to fly humanitarian aid and airlift evacuation missions in Texas following unprecedented flooding caused by Hurricane Harvey.

Kentucky Air Guard Special Tactics Airmen save lives in hurricane aftermath

Special Tactics Airmen from the Kentucky and Oregon Air National Guard have saved lives in Texas in the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey.

Lexington Fire Department headed to Texas to help hurricane victims

The Lexington Fire Department deployed over a dozen personnel to Texas on Wednesday, according to officials.

Kentucky Division of Forestry helping in Texas

Forty members of the Kentucky Division of Forestry left Tuesday to help in flood-ravaged Texas.

Texan equestrians and horses stuck in Lexington as Harvey hits Gulf Coast

While volunteers head off to Texas to help, some Texans in Lexington are wishing they could go along.

BBB and Give.org offer tips on helping Texas

The BBB and BBB Wise Giving Alliance offer tips on making sure your donation to Texas flood victims gets to the people who need it most.

Kentuckians provide relief efforts after Hurricane Harvey

A group of volunteers from the Frankfort chapter of the Salvation Army loaded up a van this afternoon to make the 15 hour drive to Houston, to aid those affected by Hurricane Harvey.

Kentucky blood donors to help storm-ravaged Texas

The Kentucky Blood Center is asking people to come forward and donate blood to support Texas patients who need transfusions.

UPDATE: Additional details on cremains found in storage unit

Fayette County Coroner Gary Ginn has released additional information on cremains that were found in a storage unit, in the hopes that someone from the public can help find relatives of Frank Solis.

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High School Highlight Reel: 09-25-20

LEXINGTON, Ky (WTVQ) - COVID-19 led to numerous postponements and cancellations for the high school football schedule. Despite the problems, high school team still...

Protesters arrested for second consecutive night in Lexington for blocking road

Six protesters were arrested Friday night in Lexington for blocking a road, just a night after four others were arrested near UK's campus for the same.
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Sports fans tired of the back and forth: Reaction after Fayette Co. moves to ‘orange zone’

Some people at the Bryan Station vs. Lafayette football game Friday night say they're tired of the back and forth.
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Louisville 11 p.m. update: Man charged with aiming laser at chopper, church provides refuge

People remained largely peaceful Friday night on the sidewalk surrounding the First Unitarian Church, with some yelling “say her name, Breonna Taylor.”