Local/Regional News

Services Planned For 'The Greatest'

Jun 6, 2016
Associated Press

Services and memorials for Muhammad Ali will continue throughout the week.

World Reacts To News Of Death Of 'The Greatest'

Jun 4, 2016
Associated Press

Tributes to Muhammad Ali rolled in from around the world Saturday, just hours after his death.  "The Greatest" had been hospitalized for respiratory problems Thursday, and news spread that this illness was serious. Late Friday, his family confirmed that he had died.

Josh James / WUKY

Governor Matt Bevin touched on a variety of hot topics during an appearance at a Commerce Lexington luncheon Friday.

Alan Lytle

Lexington’s Douglass Park, which celebrates its one hundredth anniversary this year is getting a new playground.  That announcement Friday from Mayor Gray and the Park’s Centennial Commission.  First District Councilman James Brown helped secure the funding for the project, which he says is a great anniversary present.

Fireworks Moving To Commonwealth Stadium

Jun 3, 2016
Associated Press

Lexington’s fireworks display is moving out of downtown to the outskirts of UK’s campus. 

LRC Public Information

The final lobbying numbers are in for Kentucky’s 2016 legislative session and it's another year for the record books.

Gov. Bevin Announces Dual Credit Scholarship Program

Jun 2, 2016
Associated Press

Gov. Matt Bevin has announced $7.5 million in scholarships that will pay for Kentucky high school seniors to take dual credit classes.

Josh James / WUKY

Environmental work on Lexington’s old Fayette County Courthouse is slated to begin this summer. City officials held a public meeting downtown Wednesday to present the plan and take public comment.

New Filtrations System Pumping At Kentucky American Water

Jun 1, 2016

A new multi-million dollar state of the art filtration facility is up and running at Kentucky American Water on Richmond Road. 

Karyn Czar

A lawyer in Kentucky has created a web app to help ex-offenders who are looking to erase their records and restore their rights.