Local/Regional News

Josh James / WUKY

The sponsor of a 2016 Kentucky bill that shares some provisions with a recently gutted Texas abortion law says he intends to reintroduce some form of the bill again during next year’s legislative session.

Josh James

Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin has revamped the University of Louisville Board of Trustees with 10 appointments that include pizza magnate John Schnatter and businessman Junior Bridgeman.

Bevin Administration To Defend Actions In Court

13 hours ago

Republican Governor Matt Bevin's administration is heading to court to defend the governor's vetoes of the state budget and his reorganization of a board that recommends some state judges.

Josh James / WUKY

The head of the Bluegrass Area Development District says the agency has addressed every financial issue raised by state officials – and it’s personal and political agendas that are now driving the push to farm out its services to outside organizations.

Office of Kentucky Attorney General

Volkswagen has agreed to pay the state of Kentucky nearly $3.5 million in civil penalties in a settlement that could result in up to $100 million for the state and its residents.

Samantha Lederman

The Lexington Herald-Leader has announced it will move its printing and packaging operations to Louisville and will put the newspaper office and production and packaging facilities on the market.  The McClatchy-owned newspaper  on Monday published a statement from President and Publisher Rufus M. Friday that said the change will affect 25 full-time and four part-time jobs in Lexington.

Father Jim Sichko Prepares For His New Mission

Jun 27, 2016

After 12 years of opening the doors of St. Mark's Catholic Church to the community of Richmond in times of crisis, spreading a message of giving and receiving and bringing famous acts like Dolly Parton, Harry Connick Jr and Jay Leno to Richmond for 'An Evening Among Friends'; Fr. Jim Sichko ends his tenure at the helm of St. Mark's and begins a new chapter in the priesthood. Hear his story Tuesday at 5:44 pm and Wednesday at 7:42 am on 91.3 WUKY.

Josh James / WUKY

Kentucky inspectors are on the lookout for thieves known as “skimmers," who prey on unsuspecting drivers filling up their tanks.


The United Way of the Bluegrass is taking over a designation previously held by the embattled Bluegrass Area Development District.

Supreme Court To Hear College Funding Case In Kentucky

Jun 27, 2016
Associated Press

The Kentucky Supreme Court will decide whether Republican Gov. Matt Bevin can cut the budgets of state colleges and universities.