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Health inspectors found mouse poop, safety issues in these Hardin County schools

Here's a look at some of the lowest scores recorded in Hardin County over the past three years - and why the schools received those scores. → Read More

Health inspectors found dirty water fountains, broken sinks, and mouse poop at Oldham County Schools

We've rounded up and broken down some of the lowest scores schools received from health inspectors in Oldham County between 2019 and 2021. → Read More

Inspectors found expired and improperly stored food at these Jefferson County schools

St. Raphael and Moore High School both had priority violations in their school cafeterias. → Read More

What the health inspectors found at the Kentucky State Fair

The results are in: Here are the vendors with the lowest food safety scores at this year's state fair. → Read More

Data shows two Bullitt County schools failed their health inspections in 2019

Two schools had to fix major problems in 2019, according to data from the Bullitt County Health Department. → Read More

More than a dozen Clark County schools had health code violations within the last 3 years

The WHAS11 FOCUS team looked at 200 inspections from the Clark County Health Department to see how schools scored on food safety. → Read More

FOCUS | Running a clean horse race

The WHAS11 FOCUS team is taking a look at numbers behind the use of performance enhancing drugs within the horse racing industry and the impact it has. → Read More

Students at 'economically disadvantaged' JCPS schools were twice as likely not to log onto online learning

Our FOCUS team turns to the numbers to reveal what role economics played when it came to learning online during the Pandemic. → Read More

Unbroken spirit of Appalachia: Volunteers become guardian angels to wild horses in eastern Kentucky

Among abandoned coal mines in the mountains of Kentucky, horses roam free in horse heaven - with a group of volunteers acting as their guardian angels. → Read More

Weekly coronavirus case counts in Kentucky, Indiana catch up after Thanksgiving

It's been nearly 40 weeks since the first local case of the Coronavirus was confirmed. The FOCUS team has been tracking the trends and has a breakdown weekly cases. → Read More

What happened to Julie Boyd?

Fifteen years ago, 26-year old Julie Boyd was beaten to death. The man who drove her to the hospital that night is now in prison for her murder—convicted by a jury. → Read More

Hospitals are making room for a rise in COVID-19 patients

UK HealthCare is closing five of 32 operating rooms to accommodate increasing COVID-19 patients admissions. → Read More

COVID-19 hospitalizations more than double in past months

The reality is roughly 10% of those infected with the coronavirus need hospital treatment to recover but as cases climb, hospitalizations multiply. → Read More

Weekly COVID-19 case counts reach new records in Kentucky and Indiana

First case counts climb, then hospitalizations follow, and finally death trends trail. The FOCUS team tracking weekly case counts break records week after week. → Read More

COVID-19 hospitalizations double over the past month in Kentucky, Indiana

As COVID-19 case counts climb, patients in hospital beds rise. Our FOCUS team has been tracking these trends. → Read More

Data Deep Dive: COVID19 deaths are rising in Kentucky and Indiana

COVID19 deaths continue to climb across Kentuckiana but they aren't just numbers, they are seats at holiday tables that will be empty for years to come. → Read More

Data Deep Dive: More than half the deaths in Kentucky and Indiana are in long-term care facilities

The trend in COVID finds long-term care facilities with more deaths from the virus. → Read More

Weekly case growth continues to break records in Kentucky and Indiana

With Halloween behind us and as we get much closer to Thanksgiving, here's a look at the case growth week to week. → Read More

Does more testing equal more COVID-19 cases?

Studies show for every positive case there are about eight to 15 others positive but may not get tested. Without random testing we only learn of a portion of cases. → Read More

FOCUS: How effective are masks?

The reason for the continued increase in cases could be that masks are not 100% effective. → Read More