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Texas fugitive arrested in Laurel Co.

Kentucky State Police say a fugitive from Texas is behind bars after a Trooper pulled him over for a traffic violation.

Texas, 13 Other States Sue to Block Obama Coal Mining Rule

Texas and 13 other states have asked a federal court to block final rules from President Barack Obama's administration designed to reduce coal mining's impact on streams.

Fort Campbell Soldier from Texas Dies in Jordan

The Department of Defense has announced the death of Special Forces soldier who was serving in Jordan.

UPDATE: Sheriff: 1 dead, 1 injured in school shooting

Police in the West Texas town of Alpine say there's an "active shooter" situation at a high school and schools have been locked down amid the search for a suspect.

Texas judge temporarily blocks Obama’s transgender directive

A federal judge in Texas has temporarily blocked an Obama administration directive on bathroom rights for transgender students in U.S. public schools.

Texas sheriff: Officer fatally shot at Austin-area home

A Texas county sheriff says an officer has been shot and killed at his own home just north of Austin.

Soldier swept away in severe weather is identified

The military has identified a soldier from Fort Campbell who died after being swept away by strong currents during severe weather.

Fort Campbell honoring late advocate of Army, soldiers

Fort Campbell will hold a ceremony honoring a longtime advocate for the Army, especially Fort Campbell soldiers and their families.

Texas man gets first hand transplant done in North Carolina

A Texas man is the first person to get a hand transplant in North Carolina.

Congregations remember Avelar Family in Lexington

Two different congregations are mourning the loss of a Lexington family after a weekend accident in Texas killed four of them and left three injured.

Young Boy unexpectedly finds himself in country music spotlight

A young Texas boy unexpectedly found himself in the country music spotlight Sunday at the Off the Rails Country Music Festival.

Kentucky Senate votes to ban fetal tissue sales

The Kentucky Senate has voted to ban the sale of fetal body parts. It's the latest reaction to undercover Planned Parenthood videos in Texas that led to a grand jury indictment this week of two anti-abortion activists.

Berea woman leads crews into disaster areas

After months of disaster response work in South Carolina, Sherry Buresh got home to Berea on Wednesday afternoon knowing it wouldn't be long before she had to pack up and ship out again.

Supreme Court agrees to hear major abortion rights case

The Supreme Court is taking on its first abortion case in eight years, a dispute over state regulation of abortion clinics.

Kentucky man arrested after Texas man’s body found in box

Police have accused a man of hiding the body of a heroin overdose victim inside a wooden box he built and leaving it in a wooded area in southern Louisville.

Former Texas Governor Rick Perry exits 2016 Republican presidential race

Former Texas Gov. Rick Perry is dropping out of the race for president, ending his second bid for the Republican nomination and becoming the first major candidate of the 2016 campaign to give up on the White House.

Blue Bell Creameries issues recall of all products

Texas-based Blue Bell Creameries is recalling all of its products on the market after two samplings of chocolate chip cookie dough ice cream tested positive for listeriosis.

KSP capture wanted fugitive from Texas

State police arrested a man they say is wanted in Texas after a 14-mile pursuit through Lexington.

Police: Missing woman presumed dead, arrested in Lexington

Police say they arrested a woman who was wanted in Texas.

Teacher and students get their “Uptown Funk” on

A drama teacher at A. Maceo Smith New Tech High School in Dallas, Texas took teacher participation to a new level, making a video of the popular tune "Uptown Funk" with his students.

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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.”