Local/Regional News

Josh James / WUKY

University of Kentucky and Lexington officials are mapping out traffic patterns for a day that’s bound to test the city’s thoroughfares. The combination of a rare Thursday night football game, Keeneland, and the usual weekday rush hour backups could produce long waits for commuters.


Versailles might be the next central Kentucky city to consider an ordinance prohibiting discrimination in housing, employment and public accommodations based on sexual orientation or gender identity.

Central Kentucky Inventors Council

One of the largest gatherings of inventors and entrepreneurs in the Midwest takes place Tuesday in Lexington.  The Central Kentucky Inventors Council is holding its 10th annual Inventor-Con at the downtown Lexington Public Library.  CKIC President Don Skaggs says in addition to keynote speaker Steven Key, the conference will feature special workshops and breakout sessions.


This week, a federal judge slapped down an effort by the Kentucky Board of Examiners of Psychology to halt the printing of a syndicated advice column in the state. But the case represents only one in a string of court battles over the legal reach of occupational licensing boards.

LRC Public Information

Despite 2015’s short 30-day legislative session, lobbying expenditures in Frankfort are on pace to break records this year. 

The Vatican on Friday distanced Pope Francis from Kim Davis, the focal point in the gay marriage debate in the U.S., saying she was one of dozens of people the pope greeted in Washington and that their encounter "should not be considered a form of support of her position."


A once prominent Kentucky healthcare company has agreed to pay a $16 million dollar civil judgment against them over federal fraud allegations.

Governor Has Choice Words For Davis Lawsuit

Oct 1, 2015

Governor Steve Beshear's lawyers are using the words "absurd," ''forlorn" and "obtuse" to describe the legal arguments a county clerk has used to avoid issuing marriage licenses to same-sex couples. 

Bluegrass State Tops In Political Ad Spending

Oct 1, 2015

Kentucky leads the nation in political spending on TV ads as it hosts the most competitive governor's race in the country. 

Karyn Czar / WUKY

Fayette County Public Schools showed modest overall improvements over the last year – that’s according to newly released numbers from Kentucky’s “Unbridled Learning” accountability system.