Local/Regional News

Blue Grass Community Foundation

Tuesday officially kicked off the season of giving here in Central Kentucky. WUKY’s Karyn Czar explains.

UK Campus Police Quickly Apprehend Gunman

Nov 27, 2017
UK Police

UK Police have taken a man into custody after he was caught on campus with a gun. Shortly before 1 p.m. Monday,  a man was seen entering Buell Armory. An employee noticed that it appeared that the man was carrying a gun. UK Police were on the scene within 90 seconds.


A water main break on Leestown Road has reportedly sent employees at Lexington’s Amazon warehouse home on Cyber Monday and led to a boil water advisory for water customers in the area.

Security Tightened At Kentucky High School

Nov 27, 2017

A threat on social media led to increased security at Madison Central High School Monday. The alleged threat came from an Instagram account with the profile “molly._.23” and the name “MCHS School Shooter.”

Sole Survivor Of Serial Killer Speaks In Kentucky This Week

Nov 27, 2017

A former University of Kentucky student who survived an attack from a notorious serial killer is in Kentucky this week to talk about her new memoir.

Man Charged With Killing Two Year Old Girl

Nov 27, 2017

Police say a Kentucky man is charged with killing his girlfriend's 2-year-old daughter.

16 Burial Plots Donated For Veterans

Nov 27, 2017
Maplelawn Cemetery

More than a dozen burial plots at a western Kentucky cemetery have been donated for veterans' use.

LRC Public Information

Some state workers are refusing to cooperate with an investigation of a secret sexual harassment settlement involving four Republican lawmakers.

Some Stores Will Be Open Thanksgiving Day

Nov 22, 2017
Associated Press

It never fails, you’re preparing that holiday feast and you’re short a cup of flour for that pie crust or someone went behind your back and tasted too many helpings of the side-dish you made ahead of time. Here's a list of the grocery stores that are going to be there for you on Thanksgiving Day.

Most Lexington Kroger stores will be open until 5:00pm

Whole Foods: 7:00am to 4:00pm

Lucky’s Market: 8:00am to 4:00pm

Meijer and Walmart are open all day.

CLOSED: Aldi, Costco, Fresh Market, Sam’s Club and Trader Joe’s

Kentucky Officials Declare Hepatitis Outbreak

Nov 22, 2017
Rama, wikimedia commons

Kentucky health officials say they are seeing a dramatic rise in hepatitis A cases compared to recent years.