Local/Regional News

Keeneland In Economic Impact Winners Circle

1 hour ago

A new study from the University of Kentucky shows the multi-million dollar economic stimulus that Keeneland provides to Lexington and Fayette County.

Chase Cavanaugh

A University of Kentucky graduate student led volunteers in providing free haircuts at a local homeless shelter Saturday. 

Proposed Electric Increases Fuel Governor's Race

Apr 24, 2015

Rising electric bills are playing an outsized role in the race for Kentucky's next governor. 

Ky. Capitol Evacuated For Possible Fire

Apr 24, 2015
ky.gov

The Kentucky state Capitol was evacuated Friday morning for a possible fire.

Louisville Approves Needle Exchange Program

Apr 24, 2015
AP

Kentucky's largest city has approved a needle exchange program in an effort to combat the state's heroin epidemic.

Fayette County Under Burn Ban

Apr 24, 2015

The Lexington Fire Department issued a 48-hour burn ban on Thursday because dry windy weather is creating hazardous fire conditions in Fayette County. 

Chase Cavanaugh

Kentucky Governor Steve Beshear was among several honorees at the Kentucky Center for Smoke Free Policy’s annual conference Thursday.  WUKY’s Chase Cavanaugh has more. 

Kentucky's Latest Unemployemnt Numbers Released

Apr 23, 2015

The Kentucky Office of Employment and Training have released their latest unemployment numbers which fell in all 120 Kentucky counties between March 2014 and March 2015.

Officials in Middlesboro have given preliminary approval to a citywide smoking ban.

A son of Republican presidential candidate Rand Paul has been cited for driving under the influence of alcohol in Kentucky.

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