The city of Lexington will have a spending plan in place when the new fiscal year starts on July 1.  The Urban County Council approved the budget by a vote of 14 to 1 Thursday night.

Stand-Off With Gunman And Police Ends Peacefully

Jun 16, 2016

A stand-off with a man who fired at Lexington police and barricaded himself inside his home for nearly 10-hours ended peacefully. 

Samantha Lederman

A central Kentucky-based research facility will play a vital role in the upcoming Olympic Games in Rio.  Samantha Lederman recently paid a visit to the Kentucky Equine Research Center.

Orlando Victims Memorialized At UK

Jun 15, 2016
Karyn Czar

People across the UK campus community gathered Wednesday to pay tribute to the 49 people who lost their lives in the Orlando shooting massacre.  The We are UK, We are Orlando vigil was hosted by the school’s Violence Intervention and Prevention (VIP) group and the Office of LGBTQ Resources.

Bluegrass Green Source

Pursuing more eco-friendly business practices was the aim of a special conference in Lexington on Wednesday. 

Tuition And Salaries Expected To Rise At UK

Jun 15, 2016

The cost of a diploma is about to go up at the University of Kentucky, but so are salaries.

Kentucky Overdose Deaths Increase By 16%

Jun 14, 2016
Associated Press

Kentucky overdose deaths rose 16 percent in 2015, the first year state lawmakers toughened penalties for traffickers and increased spending on addiction programs.

Nick Mingione Returns To Kentucky As New Baseball Coach

Jun 14, 2016
UK Athletics

Kentucky has hired former Mississippi State assistant Nick Mingione to replace Gary Henderson as the Wildcats' baseball coach.  It's the first head coaching job for Mingione, who worked with the Bulldogs under John Cohen for the past eight seasons and was his assistant at Kentucky in 2006-07.

UK To Develop Concussion Protocol For Jockeys

Jun 14, 2016

The University of Kentucky is developing the first ever concussion protocol for jockeys.  The university announced a three-year study on Monday in partnership with the Jockeys' Guild and several thoroughbred organizations.

Kentucky Attorney General To Serve On Anti-Drug Committee

Jun 14, 2016
Office of Kentucky Attorney General

Kentucky Attorney General Andy Beshear has been named co-chairman of a group of law enforcement officials that battles substance abuse.  Beshear will serve on the Substance Abuse Committee of the National Association of Attorneys General.