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Donations needed for Lexington coat drive for kids

Lexington hip hop artist and activist Devine Carama is asking for donations for his annual coat drive. 

Fundraiser for Paducah referee allegedly sucker-punched by coach

Referees in Kentucky's 1st and 2nd Regions are raising money for a youth basketball referee that sheriff's deputies say was sucker punched by a coach during a game.

Group getting $3.4M to help homeless youth in Louisville

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) - The federal government is granting $3.4 million to fight youth homelessness in Louisville. The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development...

Young people vulnerable to sex trafficking in Kentucky

ABC 36 first reported Monday about a tragic case: an 18-year-old accused of violently attacking a man while negotiating money for sex.

KPFC: Youth & Parent Conference

The Youth/Parent Conference began as an opportunity to educate, motivate and inspire teens and young adults with behavioral health challenges to learn how to advocate for themselves and become self-sufficient adults.

I DO program list for Lexington youth

The city of Lexington has announced their 2017 “IDO” program list for Lexington youth during the Fayette County Public Schools summer break.

FBI investigates Louisville PD’s Youth Explorer program

The FBI has launched a criminal investigation of allegations that Louisville Metro Police officers sexually abused a member of the department's Youth Explorer program.

UPDATE: Louisville mayor asks FBI to look into police youth program

Louisville Mayor Greg Fischer has asked the FBI to investigate the alleged sexual abuse of children in a police youth outreach program.

Senate OKs bill allowing juvenile records to be erased

Kentucky's policy of letting some wrongdoers erase their criminal records would be extended to its youthful violators under a bill that has cleared the state Senate.

Partnership to receive $1.9M to help homeless youth

A partnership in Kentucky has been selected to receive $1.9 million as part of an effort to end youth homelessness.

Councilman Proposes Changes to Lexington Curfew Law

A Lexington-Fayette Urban County Councilman is hoping to curb youth violence with a change to a more than 20 year old law. He says he wants to see Lexington Police enforcing curfews again.

Youth smoking rate declining in Kentucky

State health officials are pointing to more progress in efforts to reduce Kentucky's youth smoking rate.

Feds investigating troubled youth center in Louisville

Federal officials are investigating a Louisville nonprofit that trained troubled youths for entry-level jobs in the horse industry.

CHFS Launches Summer Program for Youth Aging Out of Foster Care

Young adults aging out of the foster care system now have the opportunity to access employment, job training and leadership skills through a collaborative program that places young people in entry-level positions in Department for Community Based Services (DCBS) offices around the state.

3 schools get grants to help combat urban heat island

Louisville Mayor Greg Fischer says three schools have been awarded grants for projects to help combat urban heat island.

Ex-Danville youth minister pleads not guilty to sex charges

A former Danville youth minister pleaded not guilty to seven felony counts related to illegal sexual activities with minors.

Anti-violence advocate wounded in shooting

An anti-violence advocate and youth mentor in Louisville was shot and wounded while on his way to his son's school for a Christmas gathering.

2nd annual coat drive taking applications

The 2nd annual "A Coat to Keep the Cold Away" youth coat drive, sponsored by Believing in Forever, Inc., is now taking applications.

Gray focuses on youth in surplus spending proposal

With the Urban County Council set to begin its deliberations Thursday on how to spend a surplus from the budget year that ended June 30, Mayor Jim Gray today proposed a variety of investments with a special emphasis on young people.

Former youth director at Boyle Co. church arrested

An investigation into inappropriate behavior landed the former youth director at Gethsemane Baptist Church behind bars.

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Mercer County delays in-person classes, online begins Sept. 3

Superintendent Dennis Davis had to cast the tie-breaking vote after the four-member board was split 2-2, according to The Harrodsburg Herald.

Madison County pushes back start of school; will begin virtually

The Madison County Board of Education reluctantly on Thursday night voted to push the start of school to September 2, and begin the school year with online learning only.  

Lexington woman questions her positive coronavirus test

A Lexington woman says she believes her rapid coronavirus test was a false positive.

Application deadline set for FCPS Virtual Learning Academy

FCPS students who want to commit to a full semester of online learning only, must apply by noon, Tuesday, August 18.