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 2020-07-06 16:40 

LEX18

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More than 20 people injured at child's birthday party after a tree falls on a garage...

The victims were attending a child's birthday party, and had gone inside the garage when the storm started, according to Anne Arundel County Fire Department.The victims were attending a child's birthday party, and had gone inside the garage when t...

 2020-07-06 16:37 

Lexington Herald-Leader

Father-son arm-wrestling match leads to 8-hour standoff with cops, Kentucky police say...

An arm-wrestling contest between a father and son led to a shooting and an 8-hour police standoff Monday in Kentucky, according to the Boone County Sheriff's Office. Curtis Zimmerman was ......

 2020-07-06 16:33 

Lexington Herald-Leader

Officials identify man killed in homemade fireworks blast...

Officials in Kentucky have identified a homeowner who was killed in an explosion allegedly sparked by homemade fireworks, authorities said. The victim was identified as Kelly Zilisch, 53, according to ......

 2020-07-06 16:33 

LEX18

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Country music, southern rock legend Charlie Daniels dies at 83...

Country Music Hall of Fame and Grand Ole Opry member Charlie Daniels died this morning at Summit Medical Center in Hermitage, Tennessee. Doctors determined the cause of death was a hemorrhagic stroke. He was 83.Country Music Hall of Fame and Grand Ole Opr...

 2020-07-06 16:19 

LEX18

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Violent Sunday in NYC: 48 shot, 10 fatally, in span of 24 hours, police say...

At least 48 people were shot within a 24-hour span on Sunday, capping off a violent Fourth of July weekend, police said.At least 48 people were shot within a 24-hour span on Sunday, capping off a violent Fourth of July weekend, police said....

 2020-07-06 16:18 

LEX18

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Ghislaine Maxwell moved to NY for Jeffrey Epstein-related sex abuse charges...

Ghislaine Maxwell, Jeffrey Epstein's longtime confidante, has been transferred to New York to face charges she recruited women and girls for him to sexually abuse.Ghislaine Maxwell, Jeffrey Epstein's longtime confidante, has been transferred to Ne...

 2020-07-06 16:09 

LEX18

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Rescue dog in Tennessee sounds alarm to neighbor's burning home...

A home in Tennessee was seriously damaged in a fire caused by fireworks on the Fourth of July in the Twin Oaks neighborhood.A home in Tennessee was seriously damaged in a fire caused by fireworks on the Fourth of July in the Twin Oaks neighborhood....

 2020-07-06 16:05 

LEX18

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Kentucky State Fair announces Texas Roadhouse Concert Series lineup...

The Kentucky State Fair has announced the lineup of artists that will perform during the 11-day fair.The Kentucky State Fair has announced the lineup of artists that will perform during the 11-day fair....

 2020-07-06 15:57 

Courier-Journal

Louisville is opening three outdoor public pools this week. Here are the new rules...

Louisville Parks and Recreation is reopening Fairdale, Sun Valley and Algonquin pools this week....

 2020-07-06 15:57 

LEX18

[ WLEX-TV ]

Great American Outdoors Act would provide billions to help renovate, repair national parks...

The Great American Outdoors Act would provide billions of dollars to help with renovations and repairs across federal lands.The Great American Outdoors Act would provide billions of dollars to help with renovations and repairs across federal lands....

 2020-07-06 15:53 

LEX18

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Trump lashes out at NASCAR, Bubba Wallace over flag, rope...

Trump asked Monday whether Wallace has "apologized to all of those great NASCAR drivers & officials who came to his aid.Trump asked Monday whether Wallace has "apologized to all of those great NASCAR drivers & officials who came to his aid....

 2020-07-06 15:46 

The Advocate-Messenger

Kentucky and Indiana a natural rivalry that needs to be revived...

I agree with Dick Vitale. Earlier this week, the veteran ESPN commentator made it known he wants to see Kentucky and Indiana put aside their differences and resume the yearly rivalry between the two storied programs. From 1969 to 2011, the two teams playe...

 2020-07-06 15:44 

LEX18

[ WLEX-TV ]

COVID-19 impacts organ donations, transplants across US...

The coronavirus has upended parts of the nation's health care system by straining resources in unexpected ways. It's also had a specific impact on organ transplants, not just because it is affecting surgeries, but also the organ donations themselv...

 2020-07-06 15:42 

LEX18

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Man in famous 9/11 photo dies from COVID-19 in Florida...

A man photographed fleeing smoke and debris as the south tower of the World Trade Center crumbled just a block away on Sept. 11, 2001, has died from coronavirus.A man photographed fleeing smoke and debris as the south tower of the World Trade Center crumb...

 2020-07-06 15:41 

The Advocate-Messenger

Gen Z is spiritually illiterate and abandoning church: How did we get here?...

Our society is in the midst of a massive cultural shift. According to the Barna Group, "rates of church attendance, religious affiliation, belief in God, prayer and Bible-reading have been dropping for decades. Americans' beliefs are becoming more...

 2020-07-06 15:39 

Courier-Journal

New schedule set for the Road to the Kentucky Derby and Triple Crown races...

A revamped schedule has made Belmont the first leg of the Triple Crown on June 20....

 2020-07-06 15:31 

LEX18

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$10,000 reward offered in Atlanta killing of 8-year-old girl...

The shooting death of an 8-year-old girl has prompted a $10,000 reward for information as authorities in Atlanta search for at least two people who opened fire on the car she was riding in.The shooting death of an 8-year-old girl has prompted a $10,000 re...

 2020-07-06 15:30 

WDRB

[ Louisville ]

Dare to Care credits federal government for helping feed people during pandemic...

The organization's leaders said without support from Washington, the food bank would have struggled....

 2020-07-06 15:26 

WDKY

[ Lexington ]

Superintendents Advisory Council set to talk about school reopening plans...

FRANKFORT, Ky. (WDKY) - Kentucky school leaders are working on their plans to reopen this fall. Many school systems are planning to reopen in August after students finished the last two months of this past year, learning at home. A meeting of the Superint...

 2020-07-06 15:24 

WDRB

[ Louisville ]

Long lines plague some renewing Kentucky ID, driver's licenses at Bowman Field branch...

Residents with IDs that expire on Monday, July 6, 2020, will get an extension to renew their licenses, due to the shutdowns caused by the COVID-19 pandemic....

 2020-07-06 15:22 

WDKY

[ Lexington ]

Coroner: Man dies after family members find him with burns from fire at home...

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WDKY) - A man is dead after a fire in Rowan County. It happened at a home on Lambert Lane in the Clearfield community. The coroner's office says family members of the victim, 76-year-old Elmer McKinney, went to check on him at his home...

 2020-07-06 15:18 

LEX18

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White House rejects national face-covering mandate, leaves decision to states...

White House Chief of Staff Mark Meadows says "certainly a national mandate is not in order" and that "we're allowing our local governors and our local mayors to weigh in on that."White House Chief of Staff Mark Meadows says "certai...

 2020-07-06 15:09 

LEX18

[ WLEX-TV ]

Toppled Christopher Columbus statue being retrieved from harbor...

Early Monday morning efforts were underway to retrieve the toppled statueEarly Monday morning efforts were underway to retrieve the toppled statue...

 2020-07-06 14:48 

LEX18

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Judge orders Dakota Access pipeline shut down pending review...

In a 24-page order Monday, Boasberg wrote that he was "mindful of the disruption such a shutdown will cause," but said he had concluded that the pipeline must be shut down.In a 24-page order Monday, Boasberg wrote that he was "mindful of the d...

 2020-07-06 14:43 

Courier-Journal

Josh Leslie named boys basketball coach at Seneca High School in Louisville...

Josh Leslie is the former girls basketball coach at Louisville's Eastern High School and is taking over for Miquel Coleman at Seneca....

 2020-07-06 14:41 

WDRB

[ Louisville ]

Police say Muncie man had fake gun when killed by officers...

MUNCIE, Ind. (AP) — Muncie police officers fatally shot a man who pointed a BB gun resembling a handgun at them, Indiana State Police said....

 2020-07-06 14:25 

WDRB

[ Louisville ]

3 public pools to open in Louisville this week, but swimmers need to register for a spot...

Swimmers will be required to practice social distancing in and out of the water and wash their hands....

 2020-07-06 14:23 

LEX18

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Supreme Court upholds cellphone robocall ban...

The Supreme Court announced Monday that is has upheld a 1991 law that bars robocalls to cellphones.The Supreme Court announced Monday that is has upheld a 1991 law that bars robocalls to cellphones....

 2020-07-06 14:18 

LEX18

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Justices rule states can require presidential electors to back their popular vote winner...

The Supreme Court has ruled that states can require presidential electors to back their states' popular vote winner in the Electoral College.The Supreme Court has ruled that states can require presidential electors to back their states' popular vo...

 2020-07-06 14:02 

WDKY

[ Lexington ]

52 new COVID-19 cases, one death reported over the weekend Lexington...

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WDKY) - The Lexington-Fayette Co. Health Dept. is reporting 52 new COVID-19 cases over the weekend. The new cases bring the county's total to 1,713. The county also reported one additional death Monday morning, which brings the death t...

 2020-07-06 14:00 

WDRB

[ Louisville ]

Attorneys claim Breonna Taylor raid was result of 'reckless' city plan to revitalize west Louisville...

The fatal shooting of Taylor, an unarmed black woman with no criminal history who was working as an emergency medical technician, has drawn national scrutiny....

 2020-07-06 13:54 

Lexington Herald-Leader

Lexington has 76 new COVID-19 cases over weekend, new death at nursing home...

The Lexington-Fayette County Health Department reported 52 new COVID-19 cases and one new death from Saturday and Sunday. The total number of new cases from the weekend was 76. There ......

 2020-07-06 13:34 

LEX18

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China's Inner Mongolia region reports bubonic plague case...

Health authorities in China have announced a suspected case of bubonic plague in the Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region.Health authorities in China have announced a suspected case of bubonic plague in the Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region....

 2020-07-06 13:23 

WDRB

[ Louisville ]

'Dukes of Hazzard' car with Confederate flag to remain on display at Illinois museum...

The museum director says the museum wouldn't remove the General Lee any more than it would think of removing Nazi artifacts displayed in its military section....

 2020-07-06 13:08 

Lexington Herald-Leader

7,000-square-foot Breonna Taylor mural put in Maryland park...

A 7,000-square-foot (650-square-meter) mural honoring Breonna Taylor, a 26-year old Black woman who was fatally shot by police in her Louisville, Kentucky, apartment, has been put in a Maryland park. ......

 2020-07-06 13:07 

The News Enterprise

7,000-square-foot Breonna Taylor mural put in Maryland park...

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — A 7,000-square-foot (650-square-meter) mural honoring Breonna Taylor, a 26-year old Black woman who was fatally shot by police in her Louisville, Kentucky, apartment, has been put in a Maryland park....

 2020-07-06 13:04 

Courier-Journal

Live streamers at Breonna Taylor protests believe Louisville police are targeting them...

After a number of high-profile live streamers were arrested at Breonna Taylor protests last week in Louisville, protesters had questions on Sunday....

 2020-07-06 13:02 

Lexington Herald-Leader

Man forced into car at Lexington gas station before being shot and robbed, police say...

A man was hospitalized after being beaten, robbed and shot Monday morning, Lexington police said. Officers responded to a call of an assault victim at Newtown Pike and West Loudon ......

 2020-07-06 12:53 

LEX18

[ WLEX-TV ]

Uber buys Postmates in $2.65 billion all-stock deal...

Uber announced Monday that it has acquired Postmates for approximately $2.65 billion in an all-stock transaction.Uber announced Monday that it has acquired Postmates for approximately $2.65 billion in an all-stock transaction....

 2020-07-06 12:41 

LEX18

[ WLEX-TV ]

Drive-by parade held to celebrate woman turning 100: 'The Lord is good, honey'...

Ms. Annie Pie turned 100 years old Sunday and her Virginia community turned out to help her celebrate with a drive-by parade.Ms. Annie Pie turned 100 years old Sunday and her Virginia community turned out to help her celebrate with a drive-by parade....

 2020-07-06 12:28 

LEX18

[ WLEX-TV ]

Auto museum has no plans to remove 'Dukes of Hazzard' car with Confederate flag...

An Illinois auto museum says it has no plans to stop displaying a Dodge Charger from the "Dukes of Hazzard" with the Confederate flag painted on it.An Illinois auto museum says it has no plans to stop displaying a Dodge Charger from the "Dukes...

 2020-07-06 12:27 

LEX18

[ WLEX-TV ]

'We've been fortunate and blessed': Pool businesses thriving during the pandemic...

While the pandemic plagued countless industries, the pool business has thrived as COVID-19 forced homeowners to stay home.While the pandemic plagued countless industries, the pool business has thrived as COVID-19 forced homeowners to stay home....

 2020-07-06 12:26 

WDKY

[ Lexington ]

Man reportedly forced into car and shot in Lexington...

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WDKY) - Police are investigating a shooting that injured one person early Monday morning. The victim told officers that a group of men forced him into a car at Thortons on North Broadway and Loudon Avenue. Once inside the car, the victim s...

 2020-07-06 12:15 

LEX18

[ WLEX-TV ]

Frederick Douglass statue vandalized in Rochester on anniversary of famous speech...

A statue of abolitionist Frederick Douglass has been ripped from its base in Rochester on the anniversary of one of his most famous speeches.A statue of abolitionist Frederick Douglass has been ripped from its base in Rochester on the anniversary of one o...

 2020-07-06 12:05 

Huntington News

July 6 Wayne County Commission Meeting Agenda...

Below, is the agenda for Monday's regularly scheduled Wayne County Commission meeting. Regularly scheduled meetings occur at 3 p.m. the first Thursday, and 10 a.m. the following Mondays in the commission's meeting room at the courthouse....

 2020-07-06 11:52 

LEX18

[ WLEX-TV ]

Man in famous 9/11 photo dies from COVID-19 in Florida...

A man photographed fleeing smoke and debris as the south tower of the World Trade Center crumbled just a block away on Sept. 11, 2001, has died from coronavirus.A man photographed fleeing smoke and debris as the south tower of the World Trade Center crumb...

 2020-07-06 11:41 

LEX18

[ WLEX-TV ]

'Dreamer' and business owner detained by ICE; pregnant wife pleads with judge to release him...

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 2020-07-06 11:40 

Courier-Journal

Louisville police: Driver killed in crash at Fifth Street and Heywood Avenue...

An individual was killed early Monday morning in a car crash at an intersection in South Louisville, according to LMPD....

 2020-07-06 11:20 

Lexington Herald-Leader

He helped save UK basketball at one of its lowest points. 'I take a lot of pride in that.'...

Editor's Note: This article is part of a weekly series in which the Herald-Leader is catching up with former University of Kentucky athletes. Before he became one of the most ......

 2020-07-06 11:15 

LEX18

[ WLEX-TV ]

Spaghetti Western movie composer Ennio Morricone dead at 91...

Ennio Morricone, who composed the coyote-howl theme for the iconic Spaghetti Western "The Good, the Bad and the Ugly," has died at 91.Ennio Morricone, who composed the coyote-howl theme for the iconic Spaghetti Western "The Good, the Bad and t...

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