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UK Hoops holds off Virginia on the road, 50-47

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. – Sabrina Haines scored 17 points and Rhyne Howard had a double-double with 13 points and 11 rebounds as the 13th-ranked Kentucky...

Doctor facing life in prison for thousands of opioid doses

By the time drug enforcement agents swooped into his small medical office in Martinsville, Virginia, in 2017, Dr. Joel Smithers had prescribed about a half a million doses of highly addictive opioids.

Politician’s accuser speaks about issue of sexual assault

A college professor avoided talking directly about her accusation that Virginia’s lieutenant governor sexually assaulted her, but she wasn’t shy about publicly discussing her research and thoughts on the growing number of women reporting abuse.

Possible impeachment could further upend Virginia politics

Virginia lawmakers on Monday will reluctantly face the unprecedented prospect of impeaching the state’s second most powerful leader as they struggle to address revelations of past racist behavior and allegations of sexual assault roiling its highest levels of office.

Yearbook staff disagree on whether racist photo was mix-up

The racist yearbook photo that could sink Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam’s career may have been mistakenly placed on his profile page — but even if it were put there intentionally, it’s unlikely that many students would have noticed, according to alumni who put together the publication or submitted pictures to it 35 years ago.
Bicycle, Accident, Bike

Letcher County cyclist hit and killed in Virginia

A Letcher County bicyclist was hit and killed while riding near Clintwood, Virginia, according to Virginia State Police.
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Lexington senior facility sheltering elderly Virginians from Florence

It's often some of the most vulnerable people who can't escape a storm zone.

Millions prepare for potentially catastrophic Florence

With mandatory evacuations already issued for parts of three East Coast states, millions of Americans are preparing for what could become one of the most catastrophic hurricanes to hit the Eastern Seaboard in decades.

Evacuation ordered for 245,000 Virginians

Virginia's governor has ordered a mandatory evacuation for some residents of low-lying coastal areas as Hurricane Florence approaches the East Coast.

Charlottesville anniversary: Few arrests, peaceful protests

Thousands of people wanting to send a message that racism isn’t welcome in the United States gathered in a park outside the White House to protest a white nationalist rally on the anniversary of the deadly violence in Charlottesville, Virginia.
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Crash slows traffic at South Limestone and Virginia

Police and fire crews are on scene at South Limestone and Virginia, responding to a crash early this morning.

Charlottesville driver faces federal hate crime charges

Fields already faces state charges of first-degree murder and other crimes.

Police: Kidnapped Virginia infant has been found safe and her sex offender father has...

NORFOLK, Va. (AP) - Authorities say a 7-month-old Virginia infant who had been kidnapped by her sex offender father has been found safe. The Danville...

Man charged with manslaughter and DUI in Pikeville crash

He was charged with DUI, manslaughter, assault, possession of marijuana, and possession of drug paraphernalia.
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Prayer Service held in Lexington for Charlottesville victims

Christ Church Cathedral in Lexington held a special service for prayer and healing on Wednesday for the victims of Charlottesville, Virginia.
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Confederate statue removal debate

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ) -The Lexington-Fayette Urban County Council took a step forward toward removing two confederate statues from Cheapside Park, another council vote is...
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UPDATE: Lexington’s Confederate statues will not be moved to Veterans Park

Veterans Park in Lexington is no longer being considered by the city as a possible site to relocate two Confederate statues that currently sit downtown, according to city officials.
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Lexington vigil encourages unity after Virginia tragedy

Thousands of people gathered at the courthouse plaza Monday in downtown Lexington, standing in solidarity with those who lost their lives in Charlottesville Virginia over the weekend.
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Cross country bike tour for Alzheimer’s stops in Lexington

A group of Western Kentucky University students are biking across America to raise awareness and money to fight Alzheimer's.

Kentucky Leaders Comment on Virginia shooting

Kentucky leaders comment on the shooting that occurred Tuesday morning at the congressional baseball practice in Virginia.

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