Victor Puente, WKYT

Victor Puente

WKYT

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Recent:
  • WKYT
  • FOX19
Past:
  • 14 News
  • KFVS News

Recent articles by Victor:

3M employees pleased with judge’s ruling to stop Biden vaccine mandate

Tuesday, a federal judge in Kentucky blocked the Biden administration’s mandate that requires government contractors to get the COVID-shot. → Read More

Drunk driver caused $100K worth of damage in Nicholasville cemetery, police say

A cemetery in Nicholasville is working to clean up tens of thousands of dollars worth of damage. → Read More

Drunk driver caused $100K worth of damage in Nicholasville cemetery, police say

A cemetery in Nicholasville is working to clean up tens of thousands of dollars worth of damage. → Read More

New Kentucky Theatre management group banking on theater’s history to raise funds to reopen

The new management group behind the Kentucky Theatre hopes to reopen the historic venue soon, but they need more money. → Read More

Coroner on scene of Lexington crash

Man O’ War is closed in both directions at the Habersham intersection due to a bad crash. → Read More

Two parallel investigations underway into death of UK student

There are now two parallel investigations into the death of UK student Lofton Hazelwood. → Read More

Police investigating after death of UK student found unresponsive at fraternity

According to the UK Police Department, officers were called to the Farm House Fraternity around 6:20 p.m. Monday about an unresponsive student. → Read More

Police investigating after death of UK student found unresponsive at fraternity

According to the UK Police Department, officers were called to the Farm House Fraternity around 6:20 p.m. Monday about an unresponsive student. → Read More

Coroner releases name, preliminary cause of death for UK student found unresponsive at fraternity

According to the UK Police Department, officers were called to the Farm House Fraternity around 6:20 p.m. Monday about an unresponsive student. → Read More

Lexington native goes from Broadway to the big screen

For Colton Ryan, the Broadway show "Dear Evan Hansen," will always have a special place in his heart. → Read More

Kentucky National Guard begins work to help at Baptist Health Lexington

The Kentucky National Guard is at Baptist Health Lexington. The hospital is overrun with COVID-19 patients and is also having staffing issues. → Read More

State officials observe Overdose Awareness Day in Kentucky

Overdose deaths in Kentucky rose by almost 50 percent in 2020, killing close to 2,000 Kentuckians. → Read More

Kentucky hospitals struggle to keep up as patients overrun COVID-19 units

There have now been more cases in Lexington in August than April through July combined and Kentucky’s hospitals are struggling to keep up. → Read More

Health Care Heroes Week underway to honor Kentuckians on frontlines of pandemic

We’re now 17 months into the COVID-19 pandemic and those on the frontlines have worked tirelessly to save lives. → Read More

Hundreds of Fayette County students in quarantine as number of COVID cases rises

Hundreds of students in Fayette County who won’t be able to return on to school on Monday because they’ve either tested positive for Covid, or are quarantined. → Read More

Beshear says changes to school guidance recommendations will be announced Thursday

During an event Wednesday morning at the Hope Center in Lexington, Governor Beshear brought up the fact that almost everyone in the room was wearing a mask. → Read More

Laurel County joins list of counties in COVID-19 ‘red zone’; demand rising for vaccinations

The director of the health department, Mark Hensley, says the increase of cases is because of the delta variant and is creating a slightly greater demand for vaccinations, but there’s still a long way to go. → Read More

COVID-19 hospitalizations going up in Kentucky; majority are unvaccinated

In the heart of the pandemic, many hospitals were overrun with COVID-19 patients. But, how are they faring now? → Read More

Lexington health leaders concerned about increasing COVID-19 case numbers as delta variant spreads

The City of Lexington recorded 53 cases for Tuesday’s update, the highest one-day increase in the last three months. → Read More

Several COVID-19 testing options still available in Lexington

Several health departments said they believe the lower COVID-19 numbers can partially be attributed to fewer people getting tested. → Read More