Local/Regional News

Associated Press

Governor Matt Bevin is tamping down fears about the potential impact of a projected $113 million shortfall in state revenue.

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Lexington is one of 31 cities across the U.S. hosting a Life is a Cycle event.  It’s an opportunity for people to learn all the in’s and out’s about safe bike commuting in our town.  City Bike and Pedestrian Coordinator Scott Thompson says people can bring their bikes or pedal on over to Broomwagon Bikes & Coffee Monday night at 6.

Zika Summit Held In Lexington

May 11, 2017

Just a few years ago, you only had to worry about catching the Zika virus if you traveled overseas. Then it started to creep closer, mosquitoes that carry it have shown up here in the U.S.  So far, no bugs in Kentucky have been found with the Zika virus but Vickie Yates Glisson, the Secretary for the Cabinet for Health and Family Services says, we need to get ahead of the disease and be prepared.

Associated Press

Republican Gov. Matt Bevin's administration wants to demolish a 26-story office building and convention center in the state capital and replace it with energy efficient buildings.

AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster

So far, members of Kentucky’s congressional delegation appear to be toeing the party line on President Donald Trump’s firing of FBI Director James Comey.

Lawsuit Against FCPS Says Student Punched By Aide

May 10, 2017
Associated Press

The mother of a special needs student has filed a lawsuit against Fayette County Public Schools saying a para-educator punched the student in the face.

Kentucky Traffic Stop Leads To Heroin Bust

May 10, 2017

State police have seized 33 pounds of heroin and arrested two Utah men after a traffic stop in western Kentucky.

Josh James / WUKY

Around 100 protesters clustered around the entrances of the University of Kentucky’s Hilary J. Boone Center Tuesday night, hoping to catch the ear of Sixth District Congressman Andy Barr.

Josh James / WUKY

A city ordinance barring panhandlers and other pedestrians from approaching cars or standing in the roadway in 75 high-traffic areas will hit the docket later this week.


The community is being asked to give first responders in Lexington a week they’ll never forget. The Rotary Club of Lexington is sponsoring the annual First Responders Appreciation Week, May 22-26.