WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) — President-elect Joe Biden is pushing Congress to approve billions of dollars in emergency COVID-19 assistance before he takes office, saying in a meeting Friday with the top Democrats in the House and Senate that such a package should be approved during the lame-duck …

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FRANKFORT, Ky. (KT) - As cases of the coronavirus continues to rise, and with nearly every one of Kentucky’s 120 counties now in the “red zone,” the Kentucky Supreme Court issued new mandates on Friday governing local court operations.

FRANKFORT, Ky. (KT) - Attorney General Daniel Cameron joined a Kentucky Christian school’s federal lawsuit against Gov. Andy Beshear that says the governor’s ban on in-person classes at religious schools unconstitutional.

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (KT) – The six racetrack-owned gaming venues in Kentucky are operating full steam ahead, not being a part of the wide-ranging mandates handed down this week by Gov. Andy Beshear, and it isn’t sitting well with Kentucky Baptist leaders and pastors.

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (KT) – Reaction to Gov. Andy Beshear’s request to halt indoor services for houses of worship over the next three to four weeks ranged from disappointment to compassion from a variety of Kentucky Baptist pastors.


LONDON - The Laurel County Health Department reported a total of 2,090 COVID-19 cases on Wednesday. The disease is beginning to spread more rapidly in the community, according to the Laurel County Health Department.

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LEXINGTON - In Wednesday's Kentucky High School Athletic Association Board of Control meeting, they voted to move the high school basketball season start date back to Monday, Jan. 4. The high school basketball season was originally scheduled to start on Monday, Nov. 23. But due to the COVID-…


FRANKFORT, Ky. (KT) - More restrictions could be announced Wednesday as Kentucky saw the second highest number of new cases of COVID-19 for a Monday, Gov. Andy Beshear announced during a virtual Capitol press briefing.


FRANKFORT, Ky. (KT) -- Gov. Andy Beshear on Sunday asked all Kentuckians to recommit to following safety guidelines as the state again set a record for cases of COVID-19 reported in one week, as well as the highest number of new cases ever reported on a Sunday.

FRANKFORT, Ky. (KT) - The Kentucky Supreme Court’s unanimous ruling on Thursday, reversing a lower court opinion that would have restricted Gov. Andy Beshear’s emergency powers during the coronavirus pandemic, has led to a reaction from both sides who argued the case before the high court.


FRANKFORT — Gov. Andy Beshear warned every Kentuckian that they must take the pandemic more seriously in order to protect themselves, their families and their community. Kentuckians are in significantly greater danger of contracting COVID-19 now than they were in March or April; on Wednesday…


FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky’s Supreme Court on Thursday affirmed the governor’s authority to issue coronavirus-related orders putting restrictions on businesses and individuals to try to the contain spread of COVID-19.

CORBIN — Hospitalist Christopher Troxell, DO, has been taking care of COVID-19 patients at Baptist Health Corbin since March. While he understands people are growing fatigued during this pandemic, he encourages the public to continue wearing masks and social distancing to stop the spread of …


FRANKFORT, Ky. (KT) - Another high number of new cases of the coronavirus were reported to state public health officials on Friday, along with 15 more deaths.

TRI-COUNTY -- The number of COVID-19 cases throughout the Tri-County continues to climb and while many are looking for answers as to where these new cases are coming from, local health department officials say that pinpointing a cause for the recent rise in cases is difficult as the most rec…

FRANKFORT, Ky. – Gov. Andy Beshear announced more than $780,000 in federal funding has been awarded to Kentucky public safety agencies and offices to help protect Kentuckians, including seniors, against scams and fraud and to respond to price gouging during the fight against the novel corona…


FRANKFORT, Ky. (KT) -- For the fourth day in a row, over 1,000 new cases of the coronavirus were reported to state public health officials on Saturday, along with 12 more deaths.


TRI-COUNTY — The Whitley County Health Department reported four COVID-19 related deaths in its Monday report as the Tri-County continues to see an uptick in COVID-19.


(FRANKFORT, KY) – With most of Kentucky schools returning to some form of in-person instruction by the end of this month, Coverings for Kids is making one last push before closing out the program on Oct. 30.

FRANKFORT, Ky. (KT) -- On a Sunday that Gov. Andy Beshear announced that he and his family would quarantine after possible exposure to someone testing positive with the coronavirus, there were 852 new cases reported to state public health officials, pushing the pandemic total over 80,000, an…

LEXINGTON, Ky. (KT) - The University of Kentucky, which made COVID-19 testing mandatory for all students on campus before the start of the fall semester, is now requiring the flu vaccine too.


TRI-COUNTY — While Laurel County Schools have been open for in-person classes since the beginning of September and Knox County opened in-person classes last week, Whitley County schools have yet to make their way into the classroom as Whitley County has remained in the red for current incide…


FRANKFORT, Ky. (KT) - Kentucky set records for the past two weeks in the number of new cases of the coronavirus and the start of this week looks to be a continuation of the trend, prompting a call to step up enforcement of wearing a mask when out in public, and warning of a difficult fall an…


FRANKFORT, Ky. (KT) - Halloween should be for the kids not adults, and should be done differently this year, is the message from Gov. Andy Beshear and State Public Health Commissioner Dr. Steven Stack.

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WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is experiencing “mild symptoms" of COVID-19 after revealing early Friday that he and first lady Melania Trump have tested positive for the coronavirus, a stunning announcement that plunged the country deeper into uncertainty just a month before the pr…

FRANKFORT, Ky. (KT) - Both the number of new cases of the coronavirus and Kentucky’s positivity rate dropped on Thursday, but the number of deaths rose into double digits.Gov. Andy Beshear said 628 new cases were reported to state health officials, down nearly 150 from Wednesday’s 776.  Chil…

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