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Estill Co. group asking for more donations for Ohio tornado victims

A search and recovery group in Estill county continues to collect supplies for tornado victims in Ohio.

Man shot in chest, police searching for suspects

Lexington Police say a man is in serious condition after being shot in the chest around 9:30 Wednesday night.

New Zealand holds first funerals for mosque shooting victims

A father and son who fled the civil war in Syria for “the safest country in the world” were buried before hundreds of mourners Wednesday, the first funerals for victims of shootings at two mosques in New Zealand that horrified a nation known for being welcoming and diverse.

UPDATE: One arrested after shooting near Lexington gas station

One person has been charged in connection to the shooting on Centre Parkway Wednesday night.

Mid-year funding opportunity offered for programs that support victims of violent crime

Kentucky Justice Secretary John Tilley announced Tuesday that a mid-year application opportunity is now available for obtaining grant funding under the federal Victims of Crime Act, known as VOCA.

Names of Alabama tornado victims released: Ages range from 6 to 89

Authorities have released the names of the 23 people, including four young children.
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HMH Foundation awarded $221,000 to further expand sexual assault victim support

Hardin Memorial Health Foundation has received $221,000 in federal grant funding from Victims of Crime Act and Violence Against Women Act.
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Lexington PD: victims knew suspects in overnight robberies

Police in Lexington are investigating two overnight robberies.
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Jewish community hosts vigil for Pittsburgh synagogue shooting victims

 Lexington's Jewish community will be hosting a vigil Wednesday night for the victims of this weekend's shooting in Pittsburgh.

Gov. Bevin approves more than $192,000 in grants for victims services in Marshall County

Gov. Matt Bevin and the Kentucky Justice and Public Safety Cabinet have approved more than $192,000 in grants to provide victim services in Marshall County, where students and families are recovering from January's tragic school shooting.
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Police investigating after 4 people fire rounds at a car

Lexington Police are investigating a shots fired call that happened on Grant Drive around 6 p.m. Wednesday evening.
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2 in the hospital, 2 on the run after morning shooting in Lexington

Two people are in the hospital, two others are on the run after a shooting this morning put a Lexington school on high alert.
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Local churches participate in ‘Day of Prayer’ for Marshall Co. shooting victims

Governor Bevin declared Sunday a 'Day of Prayer' in honor of the Marshall County tragedy, as two victims were laid to rest that afternoon.
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“We are Marshall,” orange-out to support shooting victims

We have proof, yet again, that tragedy can bring out the best in Kentuckians.
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‘Kentucky Strong’ t-shirt sales to benefit school shooting victims

Find out how you can get a 'Kentucky Strong' t-shirt to show support for Marshall County school shooting victims and their families.

UPDATE: Police ID 2 students fatally shot at school

Police have released the names of the two students killed in a shooting at Marshall County High School.
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Student recounts ‘heinous’ high school shooting

Gavin Heady, a junior at Marshall County High School described the shooting at Madison County High School as something out of a horror film.

New HBO documentary about national rape kit backlog to be shown in Lexington

A documentary about the national problem of untested sexual assault evidence kits will be shown to an invite-only audience in Lexington.
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Marsy’s Law: Seeking rights for crime victims

Kentucky is one of only 14 states without constitutional rights for crime victims.

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

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