Local/Regional News

Chase Cavanaugh

Students, friends, and colleagues held a memorial service and candlelight vigil for a recently deceased University of Kentucky student Monday. 

Leila McGuire

As one of Kentucky’s largest cities, Lexington plays host to a variety of mass events.  While some, such as UK Basketball, and the opening of Keeneland, are well known, a more niche interest held its second annual convention last weekend.


Justin Smith and Efrain Diaz, the pair of men charged in the murder of University of Kentucky student Jonathan Krueger, have pleaded not guilty in Fayette District Court. Having waived their right to a formal arraignment, their next court appearance has been scheduled for May 7.

UK HealthCare Opens Harrodsburg Road Location

11 hours ago

It’s been months in the making, but UK HealthCare has officially opened their newest location at what used to be Turfland Mall.

Kentucky Constitution Exhibition Coming To State Fair

13 hours ago
Legislative Research Commission

Visitors to the Kentucky State Fair this summer will be able to learn more about the state's constitution that was first adopted in 1792.

Hundreds Gather In Ohio To Remember Slain UK Student

13 hours ago
Kentucky Kernel / Kevin Erpenbeck

Hundreds gathered in northwest Ohio over the weekend to remember a college student who was gunned down while walking home from a party near the University of Kentucky.

Funeral For Kentucky Based Soldier Will Be Held Today

16 hours ago

Kentucky's governor has asked state offices to honor a slain Fort Campbell soldier by lowering flags on the day of his funeral service.

Thousands Raised For Memorial Scholarship

16 hours ago
Kentucky Kernel

Money is pouring in to fund a scholarship in the name of Jonathan Krueger, the University of Kentucky student who was murdered last week.

Laurel Harper, Thomas D. Clark Center For Kentucky History

Friday was no ordinary day for the staff and volunteers at the Thomas D. Clark Center for Kentucky History in Frankfort. 

Kentucky Kernel

Lexington police have apprehended and charged 18-year-old Justin Smith with the murder of University of Kentucky student and Kentucky Kernel photographer Jonathan Krueger. Authorities are still seeking others potentially involved in the Friday morning shooting.