The US reported 27,790 new cases on Friday, one day after a new daily record of more than 52,000 cases surpassed one set on Wednesday.
Cities opening, people not following preventative guidelines and people traveling could cause a spike in new Covid-19 cases, said Dr. Joshua Barocas, an infectious disease specialist at Boston Medical Center, during a briefing Wednesday by the Infectious Diseases Society of America.
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The health department says while performing contact tracing on a positive case, they found the infected person went to the Cape Splash Family Aquatic Center in Cape Girardeau.
The lawsuit challenges the constitutionality of Gov. Beshear's use of executive power during the COVID-19 pandemic.
The 5th annual Just Imagine Childhood Cancer Walk is set for Saturday, September 5, 2020, at Bob Noble Park in Paducah.
The Paducah Police Department is taking a proactive approach in responding to a high number of complaints of illegal fireworks.
From guests out in boats to visitors eating a lakeside view lunch, Green Turtle Bay Resort and Marina is fully booked for Independence Day weekend.
The Community Foundation of West Kentucky is matching donations for 24 McCracken County nonprofit organizations participating in the Fred Paxton Challenge for Charities.
The Knights of Columbus in Marion, Illinois, are celebrating 33 years of their fireworks show, and it's supposed to be their biggest one yet.
Investigators believe 19-year-old Ti’rell D. Beavers and 18-year-old Javon A. Wiley are responsible for the fire.
Poison ivy, seasonal allergies and bug bites — doctors are seeing these summertime ailments and other illnesses in the Local 6 area. Watch this week's What's Going Around to learn what clinics are treating in your community.
Some school districts in west Kentucky have announced when they want to start the school year, as they continue to develop their plans for a safe reopening.
In the public post, the school said "We condemn hate and are working hard to create an inclusive campus culture. This video no way represents the values of UT Martin."
Illinois raised its minimum wage to $10 an hour Wednesday. It's part of Gov. J.B. Pritzker's plan to provide a path to a $15 minimum wage by the year 2025.
California-based molecular diagnostic testing company Agendia Inc. has agreed to an $8.25 million settlement with the federal government to resolve allegations of a nationwide scheme to bill Medicare for the company's MammaPrint genetic test, the Justice Department announced Wednesday.
Judge Executive Craig Clymer says the third unity meeting is set for July 9 at the McCracken County Courthouse and up to 50 people can attend this meeting.
The Kentucky State Police say the autopsy for John Parks shows he died as a result of multiple gunshot wounds sustained during the altercation.
Hydro Adventures will remain closed for the remainder of the 2020 season due to the devastating impact of the coronavirus epidemic.
Benton Electric System will have a planned power outage for all customers on June 29th, 30th, and July 1st from 11 p.m. until 4 a.m. each day.
Local McDonald's restaurants are offering a new way to support Ronald McDonald House Charities of the Tri State with the "Sleeves for Support" program.
The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet says KY 1286 is restricted to one lane near Lone Oak Elementary School due to a water main break.
The Cave-In-Rock Ferry will remain open after reaching an agreement to enter into a new contract with Commonwealth of Kentucky and the state of Illinois for fiscal years 2020 through 2022.
COVID-19 cases are climbing in states across the nation. Our local health departments are preparing for more cases, as Kentucky continues the reopening process.
The number of confirmed cases has quickly increased since the state reopened for business on June 16, swelling by 10.9% in just the last seven days, health officials said.
Threes suspects accused of leaving a toddler in a dog cage and abusing hundreds of animals in Henry County, Tennessee, were arraigned Tuesday. Meanwhile, the animals rescued from the suspects' home are making great progress in their recovery.
Marshall county is officially cutting $22 million out of next year's budget. Like many other local governments, the financial impact of COVID-19 has hit the county hard.
The Carbondale Police is responding to an accusation that the department intentionally misgendered a transgender woman who was arrested on Sunday.
Gov. Andy Beshear issued an executive order to ensure that all Kentuckians are treated fairly by the state when it comes to employment, services, and contracting in the commonwealth.
Democratic nominee for U.S. Senate Any McGrath says, "I'm humbled that Kentucky Democrats have nominated me to take on Mitch McConnell in November, and I can't wait to get started in sending him into retirement."
She fended off progressive Charles Booker to set up a big-spending showdown with Republican Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell in the fall.