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Mainland China is reporting 2,788 deaths among 78,824 cases, mostly in the central province of Hubei. The United States, meanwhile, is reporting no deaths so far among the 60 confirmed cases of the novel coronavirus.

The second victim in Wednesday's deadly crash has been identified as Christopher Monst Coyle, 21.

In four days a Scott County trucker will be arraigned on murder and other charges in the death of his ex-girlfriend, Sheena Baxter.

A number of faith leaders gathered at the Capitol today demanding lawmakers vote down a bill that would force Kentucky cities to cooperate with federal immigration police.

"I've got to be completely honest, the irony is rich here. I have no idea how many mailboxes I smashed on Big Sink Pike in high school. So I am very sorry. and I just can't tell you, this is incredible, so thank you," Sturgill Simpson said.

U.S. District Judge Gregory F. Van Tatenhove said Gov. Andy Beshear's decision to reorganized the state school board was "not contrary to federal law."

Schools in Breathitt, Floyd and Harlan counties are among those closing their doors today. Be sure to check LEX 18's up-to-date list before heading out the door.

The measure would amend Kentucky's Constitution to allow felons to have their voting rights restored after serving their full sentence, as long as they were not convicted of treason, sex crimes, violent crimes or crimes against children.

All sides say the $2.5 billion White House coronavirus plan — of which only $1.25 billion would be new funding — is inadequate.

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After a hard-fought race marked by angry rhetoric about teachers and the intervention of national politics, Kentucky voters finally got the chance to make their decision at the ballot box.

Peter Kasinskas told The Associated Press on Tuesday that the couple does not want the reward. He says if anyone gets it, Jayme should because “She got herself out.”

WCPO reports that the brief confrontation — 29-year-old Dallas Frazier climbing out of a pickup and repeatedly punching 61-year-old protester Mike Alter in the head — was recorded and quickly posted to Facebook by a fellow protester.

Tonight there was a huge fight at the Henry Clay Tates Creek girl's game. We'll have more at 11.

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Breaking: Sources confirm that Troy Gentry of country music group Montgomery Gentry has died in a helicopter crash.

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Detroit police say the babies’ bodies were found in a hidden false ceiling during Friday’s search of the former Cantrell Funeral Home. He says nine bodies were in a cardboard box and two were in trash bags in a single casket.

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