Kentucky Democratic Party

The recently elected chair of the Kentucky Democratic Party says he believes the party’s recent electoral victories in other states can translate to wins in the solidly-red commonwealth.

Josh James

WUKY's Alan Lytle and Lane Report Executive Editor Mark Green talk in depth about Lexington's bid to surpass Chattanooga, Tennessee as the largest gigabit city in the country, and what that might mean for the local business community.

Opioid Epidemic Costs At $500 Billion

23 hours ago

The White House says the true cost of the opioid drug epidemic in 2015 was $504 billion, or roughly half a trillion dollars.

Postal Worker Assaults Boy Who Tried To Stop Theft

23 hours ago
Associated Press

Authorities say a postal worker in Kentucky assaulted a boy who was trying to stop a package theft.

Kentucky Gov Still Plans For Special Legislative Session

Nov 17, 2017
Associated Press

Kentucky's Republican governor said he still plans to call a special session of the state legislature to make changes to the state's troubled public pension system.

Private Prisons Return To Kentucky

Nov 17, 2017
Core Civic

Kentucky is getting back into the private prison business because state officials say they have nowhere else to house their surging inmate population.

More Jobs Coming To Kentucky

Nov 17, 2017
New Flyer of America Inc.

Kentucky officials say a bus manufacturer plans to create up to 550 full-time jobs by opening a parts-production operation in Bullitt County.

State Jobless Rate Falls In October

Nov 17, 2017
Associated Press

The Kentucky Center for Education and Workforce Statistics says last month's seasonally adjusted preliminary rate was down from the revised 5.2 percent reported for September.

Former Lawmaker Faces More Charges

Nov 17, 2017

A former Kentucky lawmaker sent to prison for a bribery scheme is facing new charges.

Controversial Statues Will Be Moved To Cemetery

Nov 17, 2017
Karyn Czar

Confederate statues that were removed from Cheapside Park in downtown Lexington last month will have a new home. The Urban County Council finalized an agreement between the city and the Lexington Cemetery to move two confederate statues there.