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  • Making A Difference: Man Makes Virtual Reality Games To Help Pediatric Cancer Patients

    Making A Difference: Man Makes Virtual Reality Games To Help Pediatric Cancer Patients

    Wednesday, November 1 2017 9:52 AM EDT2017-11-01 13:52:50 GMT

    LEXINGTON, Ky (LEX 18) A pediatric cancer patient's reality is harsh, but one man is on a mission to change that using virtual reality. "We can create a game that's really simple. Short spurts of entertainment, that will really block out their hospital environment," said Nathan Stevens with the UK College of Communications. Stevens is calling the game, 'Arcadian Dream'. He's in the process of raising money to launch this project here in Kentucky before offering it free of...

    LEXINGTON, Ky (LEX 18) A pediatric cancer patient's reality is harsh, but one man is on a mission to change that using virtual reality. "We can create a game that's really simple. Short spurts of entertainment, that will really block out their hospital environment," said Nathan Stevens with the UK College of Communications. Stevens is calling the game, 'Arcadian Dream'. He's in the process of raising money to launch this project here in Kentucky before offering it free of...

  • Making A Difference: DV8 Kitchen Hopes To Rebuild Lives From Scratch

    Making A Difference: DV8 Kitchen Hopes To Rebuild Lives From Scratch

    Wednesday, August 2 2017 6:24 PM EDT2017-08-02 22:24:40 GMT

    LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18) -  A new restaurant opening soon in Lexington hopes to serve great food while also addressing a difficult problem facing our community. DV8 Kitchen is hoping to give people a second chance at their lives. Stacked along this shelves you'll find flour, salt and sugar...all essential ingredients in a bakery. What you won't see are the ingredients that truly make this restaurant tick and that's compassion, support and love. A third of the employee...

    LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18) -  A new restaurant opening soon in Lexington hopes to serve great food while also addressing a difficult problem facing our community. DV8 Kitchen is hoping to give people a second chance at their lives. Stacked along this shelves you'll find flour, salt and sugar...all essential ingredients in a bakery. What you won't see are the ingredients that truly make this restaurant tick and that's compassion, support and love. A third of the employee...

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  • Fight At Lexington Nightclub Injures Manager

    Fight At Lexington Nightclub Injures Manager

    Sunday, November 19 2017 6:46 AM EST2017-11-19 11:46:48 GMT
    LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18) - Police are investigating after a fight broke out early Sunday morning at a Lexington nightclub, leaving a worker with cuts to the face. The disturbance occurred just before 2 a.m. at Platinum Dolls on New Circle Road. Police say several people at the club got into a fight with security guards and ended cutting a manager with a broken bottle. Police say the suspects fled the scene on foot. The cause of the fight was being investigated but police say the ma...
    LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18) - Police are investigating after a fight broke out early Sunday morning at a Lexington nightclub, leaving a worker with cuts to the face. The disturbance occurred just before 2 a.m. at Platinum Dolls on New Circle Road. Police say several people at the club got into a fight with security guards and ended cutting a manager with a broken bottle. Police say the suspects fled the scene on foot. The cause of the fight was being investigated but police say the ma...
  • 13-Year-Old Ohio Boy Facing Attempted Rape Charges

    13-Year-Old Ohio Boy Facing Attempted Rape Charges

    Saturday, November 18 2017 4:50 PM EST2017-11-18 21:50:24 GMT
    MARIETTA, OH (WTAP) -- A 13 year old boy is charged with attempted burglary and attempted rape after he allegedly broke into a Marietta home near where he lives. Washington County Sheriff’s deputies say the boy ran from the home around 3:30 Friday morning, wearing only black shorts. They caught him around 10:00 A.M. Friday, after he jumped into the Muskingham River. Deputies say a distraught mother made a 911 call about an intruder in her home around 3:30 A.M. Friday, af...
    MARIETTA, OH (WTAP) -- A 13 year old boy is charged with attempted burglary and attempted rape after he allegedly broke into a Marietta home near where he lives. Washington County Sheriff’s deputies say the boy ran from the home around 3:30 Friday morning, wearing only black shorts. They caught him around 10:00 A.M. Friday, after he jumped into the Muskingham River. Deputies say a distraught mother made a 911 call about an intruder in her home around 3:30 A.M. Friday, af...
  • Trump Lashes Out At LaVar Ball, Says ‘Should Have Left’ UCLA Players In Chinese Jail

    Trump Lashes Out At LaVar Ball, Says ‘Should Have Left’ UCLA Players In Chinese Jail

    Sunday, November 19 2017 3:17 PM EST2017-11-19 20:17:42 GMT
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    WASHINGTON D.C. (NBC NEWS) -  Call it a technical foul for traveling. President Donald Trump on Sunday fired off a Twitter tirade against the outspoken father of one of the UCLA basketball players arrested on suspicion of shoplifting while touring in China. Trump calling the man "unaccepting" of his favor and adding that he should have left the players in jail. Now that the three basketball players are out of China and saved from years in jail, LaVar Ball, the ...
    WASHINGTON D.C. (NBC NEWS) -  Call it a technical foul for traveling. President Donald Trump on Sunday fired off a Twitter tirade against the outspoken father of one of the UCLA basketball players arrested on suspicion of shoplifting while touring in China. Trump calling the man "unaccepting" of his favor and adding that he should have left the players in jail. Now that the three basketball players are out of China and saved from years in jail, LaVar Ball, the ...
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