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  1. Lexington mayor says cemetery tentatively OKs taking statues Read Story APRead the original story

    Tuesday Sep 12 | WHAS11

    The Lexington mayor says a cemetery board has tentatively agreed to take two Confederate statues. The Lexington Herald-Leader reports Lexington Mayor Jim Gray announced the Lexington Cemetery board's decision on Monday after he attended the meeting. 3 comments

  2. Crime 24 mins ago 4:54 p.m.Kidnapping leads to 5-year-old's death, woman pushed off 80-foot cliffRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 11 | WHAS11

    LOUISVILLE, Ky. A man has been taken into custody in Jackson County after a kidnapping led to a young boy's death and his mother pushed off an 80-foot cliff in eastern Kentucky.


  3. Indiana 9 mins ago 4:57 p.m.Petition calls for the removal of an IU...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 30 | WHAS11

    Supporters of an online petition are calling for the removal of artwork displayed in an Indiana University-Bloomington lecture hall that depicts a Ku Klux Klan rally. The petition , started around two weeks ago, calls upon IU President Michael McRobbie and the IU Board of Trustees to remove one panel of the 22-panel mural.


  4. Crime 1 hour ago 10:16 a.m.Police pursuit from Shelby County to Lexington ends in fiery crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 29 | WHAS11

    Kentucky State Police say the driver of a stolen truck, who took police on a multi-county chase, will face a number of charges once he's released from the hospital this morning. Kentucky State Trooper Bernie Napier says the pursuit began in Shelby County around 2 a.m. Tuesday, on I-64 E, just east of Shelbyville.


  5. Great-Day-Live 58 mins ago 12:07 p.m.Former UK superstars return to...Read the original story

    Aug 22, 2017 | WHAS11

    GDL is joined by former University of Kentucky basketball stars Rex Chapman and Derek Anderson as they get ready to play again in Rupp Arena for the UK Charity Alumni game. GDL is joined by former University of Kentucky basketball stars Rex Chapman and Derek Anderson as they get ready to play in Rupp Arena for the UK Charity Alumni game.


  6. Former UK superstars return to LexingtonRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 22, 2017 | WHAS11

    GDL is joined by former University of Kentucky basketball stars Rex Chapman and Derek Anderson as they get ready to play again in Rupp Arena for the UK Charity Alumni game.


  7. Education 8 mins ago 3:29 p.m.High school custodian earns degree to become teacherRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 19, 2017 | WHAS11

    After spending seven years working as a custodian at a Kentucky high school, Lowell Outland walked back into the same school as a full-time teacher on Wednesday. Outland, 59, is now teaching many of the same students who saw him cleaning the campus and helping them on field trips at Tates Creek High School in Lexington.


  8. News 34 mins ago 11:39 p.m.A Kentucky mayor pushes to remove 2 Confederate statuesRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 12, 2017 | WHAS11

    The mayor of Lexington, Kentucky, says after the events in Charlottesville, Virginia, he is taking the steps to remove two Confederate-era statues from the lawn of a former courthouse. The Lexington Herald-Leader reports that Mayor Jim Gray said in a statement Saturday he will ask the Lexington-Fayette County Urban County Council at its Tuesday work session to ask a state military commission for permission to take down the statues of John Hunt Morgan and John C. Breckinridge.


  9. Basketball 2 mins ago 5:19 p.m.UK Men's basketball led nation in home attendance in 2016-17Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 8, 2017 | WHAS11

    LEXINGTON, Ky. UK led all schools in the NCAA with an average of 23,461 fans per home game, according to national attendance figures released by the NCAA on Tuesday.


  10. Food 39 mins ago 12:38 p.m.Eight hamburgers to celebrate Louisville Burger WeekRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 23, 2017 | WHAS11

    July 24-30 is Louisville Burger Week, during which several Louisville restaurants are offering $5 burger deals. We recently reached out to some participating restaurants to find out what they had in store for this promotion.


  11. News 1 hour ago 5:31 p.m.Driver pleads guilty in DUI death of Kentucky cyclistRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 18, 2017 | WHAS11

    Media outlets report that Georgetown police say then-29-year-old Odilon Paz-Salvador was driving drunk and struck 57-year-old Lexington attorney Mark Hinkel during the annual Horsey Hundred in May 2015. Police say Paz-Salvador drove nearly three miles with Hinkel, who was struck head-on hitting the windshield, in the bed of his truck and had beer inside the vehicle.


  12. University-Of-Kentucky 52 mins ago 3:46 p.m.UK Athletics Announces Hall of Fame Class of 2017Read the original story

    May 12, 2017 | WHAS11

    May 12, 2017; Washington, DC, USA; Washington Wizards guard John Wall celebrates after defeating the Boston Celtics in game six of the second round of the 2017 NBA Playoffs at Verizon Center. Mandatory Credit: Geoff Burke-USA TODAY Sports LEXINGTON, Ky.


  13. EMS warns against synthetic drugs after viral video Read Story Robert BradfieldRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 13, 2017 | WHAS11

    LOUISVILLE, Ky. Lexington, Kentucky police say the viral video circulating around the internet showing a man crawling on the ground and banging his head against the window show the reality of a newer and powerful drug called Serenity.


  14. Education 3 mins ago 4:33 p.m.Tuition increases at UK for 2017-2018 school yearRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 8, 2017 | WHAS11

    LEXINGTON, Ky. The University of Kentucky's tuition is increasing for the 2017-2018 school year.


  15. News 10 mins ago 9:29 p.m.3 killed in early-morning house fire in KentuckyRead the original story w/Photo

    May 20, 2017 | WHAS11

    Media reports say the victims were a mother, father and their 8-year-old daughter. Police say another child was critically injured in the Saturday blaze.


  16. Court grants search of machete attack suspect's laptop Read Story Associated PressRead the original story w/Photo

    May 11, 2017 | WHAS11

    A district court has approved the search of a laptop used by the man accused of attacking students with a machete at a coffee shop at Transylvania University in central Kentucky. The Lexington Herald-Leader reports the affidavit in support of the search warrant for 19-year-old Mitchell W. Adkins' laptop cites his 2015 post on BuzzFeed as a community contributor titled "Discrimination of Conservatives in Liberal Arts."


  17. UK's Commonwealth Stadium to now be known as Kroger Field Read Story WHAS11.com StaffRead the original story w/Photo

    May 1, 2017 | WHAS11

    LEXINGTON, Ky. The University of Kentucky, JMI Sports and Kroger announced a complete and unparalleled partnership that increases Kroger's commitment to UK Athletics and the University of Kentucky.


  18. Student injured in machete attack at Transylvania Univ. Read Story APRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 28, 2017 | WHAS11

    Officials say a student has been injured, another person is in custody and a university has canceled classes following a machete attack at a university coffee shop in central Kentucky. Lexington police Sgt.


  19. Great-Day-Live 2 mins ago 1:23 p.m.Soak in the whole spring-racing experience at KeenelandRead the original story

    Apr 20, 2017 | WHAS11

    Deanne Stephens spends the day at the Keeneland Race Track in Lexington, Kentucky where they have you covered on everything to make your spring-racing experience a memorable one.


  20. Great-Day-Live 31 mins ago 1:15 p.m.Horse betting tips for high-rollers and two-dollar bettorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 19, 2017 | WHAS11

    Deann Stephens is at Keeneland in Lexington, Kentucky where you can meet with a betting expert who'll share inside tips on finding success at the track. Keeneland's Spring Meet runs Wednesdays through Sundays until April 28, 2017.


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