Local/Regional News

Associated Press

Republican U.S. Sen. Rand Paul has raised more than $1.2 million in the fundraising quarter that ended June 30.

Death Row Inmate Sues State Over Kosher Meals

Jul 25, 2016
Kentucky Department of Corrections

A Kentucky death row inmate has filed a federal lawsuit against the state claiming he is being denied kosher food at the state penitentiary.

Prayer Service Tonight For Laura Babbage

Jul 25, 2016

A community-wide prayer service is being held tonight for Laura Babbage, wife of former Kentucky State Auditor and Secretary of State Bob Babbage. 

Kentucky is sending 60 delegates to the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia this week.

AP / Andre Penner

Lexington now has its first lab-confirmed case of the Zika virus. The disease was detected in a Fayette County infant born to a woman who traveled to a Zika hotspot.

Josh James / WUKY

Members of the media toured the University of Kentucky’s new football training center Friday, getting a first-hand glimpse of the team's posh new digs.  

Grimes Slated To Speak At DNC In Philadelphia Next Week

Jul 21, 2016
AP / Timothy D. Easley

Kentucky Secretary of State Alison Lundergan Grimes will speak to the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia next week.

University of Kentucky Board of Trustees

University of Kentucky faculty are happy with President Eli Capilouto’s progress in updating campus infrastructure, but they remain less impressed with his responsiveness to employee concerns. That’s according to an annual survey reviewed by the UK Board of Trustees executive committee Thursday.

Judge Says Beshear Can Sue Bevin Over UofL Board

Jul 21, 2016
Josh James / WUKY

A state judge says Kentucky's Democratic Attorney General can sue the state's Republican governor over his decision to abolish the University of Louisville board of trustees.

UofL Board To Meet; Judge Considers Its Legality

Jul 21, 2016

The newly created University of Louisville board of trustees has called a special meeting on the same day a judge is scheduled to hold a hearing about whether the new board is legal.