Local/Regional News

Brennan Fielder

Blue and White are colors closely associated with the city of Lexington for obvious reasons, but as Brennan Fielder reports, this month several local groups hope the color combo takes on extra meaning.

Josh James / WUKY

Lexington Mayor Jim Gray’s proposed budget slims down several areas of city government, but one all-too-familiar priority is exempt: public safety.

AP Photo/John Minchillo

Kentuckians are warming to Governor Matt Bevin, according to a recent poll.

Tax Collections 'Likely Below' Initial Estimate

Apr 11, 2017
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State officials say Kentucky is likely to have a small budget shortfall when the fiscal year ends June 30. Tax receipts for March fell 11.4 percent compared with last year.

Communities Encouraged to Get 'Kentucky Proud'

Apr 11, 2017
Kentucky Department of Agriculture

Kentucky agriculture officials say community organizations are being invited to apply to host Kentucky Proud dinners that showcase local food products. The state Department of Agriculture says the Kentucky Proud "Farm to Fork Program" will provide funding to qualifying applicants for the dinners.

Josh James / WUKY

Toyota’s Georgetown plant is gearing up for a $1.3 billion dollar infusion as the facility undergoes upgrades. The announcement comes after the state agreed to sweeten the company’s tax incentive package.

Western Kentucky Judge Appointed to Circuit Court

Apr 10, 2017

A longtime prosecutor in western Kentucky has been appointed by Gov. Matt Bevin to serve as a circuit judge in a four-county circuit.

Walton Ave. To Close For Railroad Crossing Reconstruction

Apr 9, 2017
City of Lexington

There will be a complete road closure of the railroad crossing on Walton Avenue near Winchester Road between 9 a.m. Monday, April 10, and 3 p.m. Friday, April 14.   The closure is necessary to redo the railway road crossing.


Gov. Matt Bevin's administration has dropped its efforts to shut down Kentucky's last abortion clinic pending the outcome of a federal lawsuit aimed at preventing its closure.

AP Photo/James Crisp

A Lexington police sergeant praised for his role in saving the lone survivor of Comair Flight 5191 is now filing a whistleblower suit.