Local/Regional News

A high school principal in Lexington has apologized after a teacher handed out an assignment asking students to share their thoughts about the N-word.

UK Athletics

Some new security measures are being implemented for UK basketball games at Rupp Arena.  They’ll be in effect starting with this Friday night’s Big Blue Madness event.

Associated Press

Residents in wet precincts across McCracken County will no longer be forbidden from buying alcohol on Election Day.

Want To Vote In November? Register By Today

Oct 11, 2016

If you want to vote in November's election, the deadline to register is about to end. 

Josh James / WUKY

A new judicial initiative at the University of Kentucky will bear the name of the judge who reversed the state’s same-sex marriage ban.

McConnell Mum On Trump Following Second Debate Performance

Oct 10, 2016
Associated Press

The Senate's top Republican is keeping his mouth shut about the latest controversies engulfing Donald Trump.  Mitch McConnell told a Chamber of Commerce audience Monday in his home state of Kentucky that "I don't have any observations to make" about the presidential election.

An Amber Alert has been issued for 4-year-old Rebecca Ann Lewis who was last seen near Kentucky. Lewis was reported missing Saturday. She is described as having blonde hair, blue eyes, 30 pounds and is 3 feet tall. She was last seen wearing a pink dress. 

Ag Secretary Announces Program To Reduce Rural Poverty

Oct 6, 2016

U.S. Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack has been in Kentucky to announce a program to reduce rural poverty nationwide.

Josh James / WUKY

State House Speaker Greg Stumbo has appointed a five-member committee to dig deeper into accusations that Gov. Matt Bevin made threats and retaliated against Democrats in the chamber, charges the administration has categorically denied.

US Government Ok's Dismantling Kentucky Health Exchange

Oct 4, 2016

Federal officials have approved Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin's plan to dismantle the state health exchange.  The exchange, known as kynect, was launched in 2013 and has been a way for Kentucky residents to shop for health insurance or enroll in Medicaid under the federal Affordable Care Act. After Nov. 1, people in Kentucky will use the federal health exchange to find coverage.