Josh James / WUKY

First responders and emergency units from a 17 county region gathered in Lexington last week to showcase their equipment and response plans should the alarm bells sound.

Bevin Reviewing "Kentucky Colonel" Requirements

May 27, 2016
Josh James

Elvis Presley has one. So does Bill Clinton. But Kentucky's Republican governor wants to review what it takes to be commissioned as a "Kentucky Colonel."

Associated Press

Gov. Matt Bevin has announced his administration's intent to join the multi-state lawsuit challenging President Obama's new guidelines outlining accommodation expectations for transgender students.

Trapped Kentucky Cavers Rescued In Hart County

May 27, 2016

Gary Russell was leading a group of geology students on a five-hour tour of a Kentucky cave when he turned a corner and saw water rushing by where water wasn't supposed to be.

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Up to 75 layoffs are expected at the University of Kentucky as the institution embarks on a “realignment” affecting several departments.

Samantha Lederman / WUKY

The shakeup continues at the Kentucky Horse Park as the newly-reconstituted park commission chooses a new executive director.

On Thursday the largest recruit class since 1998 graduated from the Lexington Police Department’s Training Center and became sworn officers with the Department. 

UK Now

This week on UK Perspectives guest host Alan Lytle talks with associate professor of sociology Edward Morris about a new study he and a colleague from Indiana University conducted examining a particular aspect of the achievement gap between black and white students; a measurable difference in the meting out of punishment.

State election officials re-examined vote totals from the Democratic presidential primary on Thursday at the request of Bernie Sanders' campaign and while Sanders picked up a few more votes they were not enough to alter the outcome.

Associated Press / Samantha Lederman

The views at the Kentucky Horse Park may be picturesque, but a peek behind the scenes reveals an ongoing political tug-of-war over the venue’s leadership. WUKY’s Josh James and Samantha Lederman take a look at two conflicting images of the Central Kentucky tourist attraction.