Local/Regional News

Ky. National Guard Member Shocked By Trump Transgender Ban

Jul 26, 2017
AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster

A Kentucky National Guard member was shocked by President Donald Trump's announcement Wednesday that transgender people will be banned from serving in the military.

AP Photo/Damian Dovarganes

Two new vaccine requirements went into effect for school-age children and teens in June, but Kentucky is making it easier to obtain religious exemptions.

'Absolutely No Resignation' For Embattled Former Governor

Jul 26, 2017
Josh James / WUKY

Former Gov. Julian Carroll says he won't resign his state Senate seat following a media report that a man alleged Carroll groped and propositioned him in 2005.

Alan Lytle

More than a hundred community and business leaders took part in a public meeting this morning dealing with the city’s pedestrian safety ordinance which went into effect earlier this week.  Commerce Lexington hosted the informational session to help city officials get the word out about the new law which they hope will further discourage panhandling, especially in the downtown area.

Josh James / WUKY

Officials of a Noah's Ark theme park have sold their main parcel back to a for-profit affiliate days after Kentucky's tourism agency said the park had breached an incentive agreement that would refund a portion of the sales tax collected at the site.

AP Photo/John Bazemore, File

Attorneys for President Donald Trump want a federal appeals court to dismiss a lawsuit by protesters accusing him of ordering his supporters to rough them up at a campaign rally in Louisville last year.

Abortion Opponents Let Kentucky Clinic Buffer Zone Stand

Jul 24, 2017
AP Photo/Dylan Lovan

UPDATE: Abortion opponents have agreed to a federal restraining order that keeps them from gathering on a patch of sidewalk outside the only clinic still performing abortions in Kentucky.

AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster

President Donald Trump pressured Republicans Monday to approve the Senate's wheezing health care bill, saying a showdown vote planned for this week is their "last chance to do the right thing" and erase the Obama health law.

University Of Kentucky Program To Begin Selling Its Wine

Jul 24, 2017

University of Kentucky wine-making researchers say limited sales of their bottles could start by late fall.

Report: State Senator Julian Carroll Caught Up In Sex Scandal

Jul 23, 2017
Josh James / WUKY

Update: Kentucky's Senate Democratic Caucus is asking former Gov. Julian Carroll to resign his state Senate seat after a TV report alleged he groped a man in 2005.  In a statement Sunday, the caucus asked the Frankfort lawmaker to resign immediately and removed him as minority whip.