Local/Regional News

Josh James / WUKY

Kentucky Sixth District Congressman Andy Barr is advising President Donald Trump to keep one playing card in his deck during high-stakes talks with North Korea: a robust sanctions bill he passed through the U.S. House of Representatives last year.

Justify Enjoys 'Smooth' Gallop In Final Belmont Drill

Jun 8, 2018
AP Photo/Julie Jacobson

Justify turned in another strong gallop Friday in his final preparation for a Triple Crown bid in the $1.5 million Belmont Stakes.

AP Photo/Bryan Woolston

Anti-poverty activists want an explanation from Gov. Matt Bevin's administration and Kentucky's top police agency about what led to a rule that was cited when they were told they could enter the state Capitol only two at a time.

AP Photo/J. David Ake

Kentucky begins phasing in new Medicaid requirements in July, and health officials have been holding "stakeholder forums" across the commonwealth to educate enrollees and health care professionals on the ins and out of the new policies.

Judge Hears Arguments In Kentucky Pension Case

Jun 7, 2018
Josh James / WUKY

A Kentucky judge is questioning how the state legislature passed a pension overhaul bill that prompted thousands of teachers to protest.

Kentucky Pension Battle Heads To Court

Jun 7, 2018
Josh James / WUKY

Kentucky's governor and attorney general are preparing to battle in court over the legality of a new pension law.

AP Photo/Alex Brandon

Defending his agency in the face of relentless attacks, FBI Director Chris Wray said Wednesday he doesn't see politics creeping into the bureau's ranks, and the way to keep it that way is to focus on "doing the right thing in the right way."

Associated Press

Kentucky’s top attorney says recent moves by Governor Matt Bevin’s legal team suggest the Republican is “judge shopping” in the case against the General Assembly's 2018 pension reforms.


The maker of anti-overdose drug Naloxone, also known as Narcan, is recalling deliveries of the medicine.

AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite

Kentucky Senator Mitch McConnell is defending his decision to cancel his chamber's August recess. The majority leader is pointing to what he calls “historic obstruction” by the Democrats.