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A college basketball referee filed a federal lawsuit against a Kentucky media company on Tuesday, accusing it of creating conditions that led to the harassment of him and his family after he worked an NCAA Tournament game between Kentucky and North Carolina in March.

Josh James

As a high-stakes Wisconsin gerrymandering case goes before the U.S. Supreme Court this week, one Kentucky group is taking a closer look at the state’s electoral map. Their preliminary findings suggest the commonwealth isn’t among the worst offenders, but some district shapes do raise eyebrows.

Louisville Names Vince Tyra As Acting Athletic Director

Oct 3, 2017

Louisville has named university foundation board member Vince Tyra as acting replacement for athletic director Tom Jurich, who's on paid administrative leave as the school addresses its involvement in a federal bribery investigation of men's basketball recruits.


Restaurants will soon debut new health inspection reports, using a system the county health department believes will be easier for diners to decode.

Louisville Board OKs Firing Of Pitino In Hoops Scandal

Oct 3, 2017
AP Photo/Timothy D. Easley

Louisville's interim president was authorized Monday to fire Rick Pitino because of a federal bribery investigation, a scandal that has shaken the university and brought down one of the most prominent coaches in college basketball.

A Kentucky school district says a middle school student who left school without permission fell into a drainage ditch adjacent to campus.

Coroner Says Woman Found Under Bridge Died Of Assault

Oct 3, 2017
Lexington Herald-Leader

The death of a woman found under a bridge in Lexington is being investigated as a homicide.

Fundraiser To Help Abuse Survivors Underway

Oct 3, 2017

A lack of adequate financial resources can make it difficult for survivors of domestic violence to leave an abusive situation.

LRC Public Information

Tuesday, the U.S. Supreme Court will take up the issue of partisan gerrymandering for the first time in more than a decade. On the same day, a forum in Lexington will examine how the legislative map-making affects the commonwealth.

Padgett Named As Pitino's Interim Replacement

Sep 29, 2017
AP Photo/Timothy D. Easley

Louisville has named assistant David Padgett as the interim replacement for men's basketball coach Rick Pitino, staying in-house to maintain continuity in the wake of a nationwide federal investigation of college basketball.