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Read the latest Kentucky news & articles from Central Kentucky via the Lexington Herald-Leader in Lexington KY.
  1. Program offers home, healing to female survivors of sexual exploitation

    Chances are you’ve never heard the statistics before, but here they are: In 2016, there were 169 reports of human trafficking in Kentucky involving 208 alleged victims, according to the … Click to Continue »
  2. Search for missing Army helicopter crew suspended in Hawaii

    Officials announced Monday that they have suspended the search for five Army soldiers who were in a helicopter crash during offshore training in Hawaii last week. Families of the missing … Click to Continue »
  3. Halt ordered on study of health threat from surface mines

    Federal mining regulators have told the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine to halt its study of the health risks for people living near Appalachian surface coal mines. The … Click to Continue »
  4. Kentucky police: 2 women watching eclipse hit by car, 1 dead

    Authorities say two women watching the eclipse while standing on a sidewalk in a Kentucky town were struck by a car and one has died. State Police Trooper Jody Sims … Click to Continue »
  5. After 40 years, Fort Knox opens famed vault to civilians

    Inside the famed vaults at Fort Knox, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell held a 27-pound gold bar in his hands Monday as part of the first civilian delegation to see … Click to Continue »

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