Local/Regional News

Josh James / WUKY

The University of Kentucky invited parents, and students, and the public into the school’s newest residence halls Tuesday, buildings that bring the total of new beds on campus close to 6,000.

Kentucky's Republican governor has abolished and replaced three more boards and commissions as a state judge is considering whether he has the authority to take such action.

UK To Appeal Open Records And Open Meetings Violations

Aug 9, 2016

The University of Kentucky will appeal an opinion that determined the school violated the state's Open Records Act and the Open Meetings Act.

Delays And Cancellations Continue For Delta Passengers

Aug 9, 2016

Delta's travails, and those of its customers, move into day two with the airline canceling nearly 250 flights.

Karyn Czar / WUKY

A Fair Housing Council review shows a doubling in the number of homeless students in Lexington over the last three years, but the city’s chief homelessness coordinator says the data may not be as grim as they seem on first blush.

Every day crimes occur on roadways across the country and they could be happening right in front of you. 

Risking a potential Geraldo and Al Capone moment, the University of Kentucky opened up a time capsule from the old Sarah Bennett Holmes Residence Hall and streamed the big reveal over facebook live.

Paul, Gray Trade Barbs At Fancy Farm

Aug 7, 2016
Karyn Czar - Josh James

Kentucky's quiet U.S. Senate race has exploded on the stage of Kentucky's premiere political event.  Republican U.S. Sen. Rand Paul and Democrat Lexington Mayor Jim Gray traded jabs for the first time beneath the shaded pavilion at the annual Fancy Farm picnic.

Associated Press

Governor Matt Bevin is applauding a Supreme Court decision halting a federal judge’s ruling on bathroom policy for transgender students. The move could signal the high court’s interest in taking up a separate lawsuit joined by more than 20 states, including Kentucky.

Some Fayette County students will be starting the school year in brand new schools.  Ribbon-cutting ceremonies were held today and not one but two new elementary schools in Lexington.