Local/Regional News

UK Updates Policy On Sexual Assault Claims

20 hours ago
University of Kentucky

University of Kentucky President Eli Capilouto says changes have been finalized to campus regulations dealing with the disciplinary process for allegations that include sexual assault. In an email sent Monday to the campus community, Capilouto said changes are the result of "concerns and suggestions" from people on campus. He said the goal in implementing the policy is to be fair, as well as "clear and consistent" in applying it.

KSP Troopers Earn Degrees Through New Program

21 hours ago

Kentucky State Police announced a hiring policy change a year ago that allows trooper cadet applicants to earn college credit while attending the training academy. State police say the change is paying dividends and nine cadets in the current academy class have earned associate's degrees. The Bluegrass Community and Technical College degrees are in general occupational and technical studies.

New Court Of Appeals Chief To Be Sworn In

22 hours ago

The Kentucky Court of Appeals' new chief judge is being sworn in during a public ceremony. Judge Denise G. Clayton will take the oath of office from Kentucky Chief Justice John D. Minton Jr. during a ceremony at 3 p.m. Wednesday at the Jefferson County Judicial Center in Louisville.

Barr Wants Border Changes

22 hours ago

Congressman Andy Barr wants to pass legislation to stop the separation of children from their parents at the U.S. border. The Republican said he is against families being separated. He wants to confirm they are related and keep them together while they are custody of the Department of Homeland Security.

A Democratic lobbyist has been convicted of bribing Kentucky's No. 2 law enforcement officer to win contracts for some outside law firms.

AP Photo/Morry Gash

As Justify returns to California after snagging the coveted Triple Crown, a debate lingers in the commonwealth over the rules governing the sport that thrust the chestnut colt into the spotlight.

More Affordable Housing Units Open In Lexington

Jun 18, 2018
Karyn Czar

Another ribbon was cut Monday morning at Parkside Apartments on Cross Keys Road and residents began moving into phase three of the complex’s affordable housing units. The property was originally the home of the Gardenside Cabana Club and the Cross Keys YMCA.  The final phase of Parkside Apartments brings the number of affordable apartment units in the complex to 108. 

A federal prosecutor says a jury hasn't reached a verdict in the Kentucky trial of lobbyist James Sullivan in a federal bribery investigation involving state contracts. Assistant U.S. Attorney Andy Boone said deliberations will continue Monday.

Phone Number Being Used To Offer Illegal Immigrants Jobs

Jun 18, 2018
Alfred Miller/State Journal

A federal case against a Chinese restaurant owner in Kentucky is shedding light on how Hispanic immigrants work in the country illegally, including what an investigator says are phone numbers to find work at Chinese restaurants nationwide.

Win Your Blue Ribbon At The Kentucky State Fair

Jun 18, 2018
Kentucky State Fair

Officials are seeking entries to compete for cash and blue ribbons in the upcoming Kentucky State Fair. A statement from fair officials encourages submissions from all age groups in any of the 31 categories that will be judged. Some of those areas include culinary, livestock, antiques and photography.