Local/Regional News

Louisville Organization Finds More Homeless During Count

Jan 31, 2017

The Coalition for the Homeless says volunteers have found 156 people sleeping outdoors in Louisville during its annual count, which is up from last year's total of 112. 

Office of Kentucky Attorney General

Kentucky Attorney General Andy Beshear has created a Survivors Council to advise him on matters relating to victims of violent crime.

McCracken County Sees Spike In Fatal Drug Overdoses

Jan 31, 2017
Associated Press

The Paducah Sun reports  the county coroner's office says there were nine overdose deaths in 2015. In 2016, overdose fatalities in the county climbed to 15 deaths.

AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais

With all of the international students affected by President Trump’s new travel restrictions at the University of Kentucky accounted for, attention now shifts to the unexpected, and often emotional, decisions those students will face in the coming months.

Is Trump FCC Threat To Net Neutrality

Jan 30, 2017

The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) guaranteed equal access to the Internet two years ago, when the regulatory agency passed net neutrality, backed by the Obama administration.

Trump Executive Order Protested At Louisville Airport

Jan 30, 2017
Lexington Herald-Leader

Several dozen protesters gathered at Louisville International Airport, chanting "no hate, no fear, refugees are welcome here" in opposition to President Donald Trump's executive order on immigration.

Mansion with Lincoln Ties Could Be Up For Sale

Jan 30, 2017
Lexington Herald-Leader

A nonprofit entrusted to turn a Lexington-area mansion tied to Abraham Lincoln into a museum is considering selling it.

Report: Road Project Retaliation By Bevin Can't Be Proved

Jan 27, 2017
Josh James / WUKY

A report written by an attorney for a special House committee says the panel couldn't prove that Gov. Matt Bevin stopped a road project in retaliation against a Democratic lawmaker who rejected the governor's request to become Republican.

Hundreds Rally For School Choice In Frankfort

Jan 27, 2017
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Several hundred people have braved snowy conditions to attend a rally outside the Kentucky Capitol advocating for school choice.

Josh James / WUKY

Blink and you might miss the charging hub located along East High Street across from Calvary Baptist Church.

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