Local/Regional News

Kentucky remains the 26th largest state by population, based on newly released census data that shows an increase in residents of 0.4 percent from last year.

Trumps Kentucky Base Still Strong

Dec 27, 2017
Associated Press

The regulars amble in before dawn and claim their usual table, the one next to an old box television playing the news on mute.

Officials Say Flu Activity Widespread In Kentucky

Dec 22, 2017
Kentucky Department For Public Health

The Department for Public Health says flu activity in Kentucky is now considered widespread.

Kentucky Governor Says State Budget 'Won't Be Pretty'

Dec 21, 2017
Associated Press

Kentucky's GOP governor says the state's first two-year spending plan crafted by Republicans in state history won't be pretty.

Lexington Parking Authority

LexPark has released the final tally for this year’s Food For Fines program; that’s the initiative that allows people with outstanding parking tickets to pay them off by donating cans of food. 

AP Photo/Evan Vucci

Kentucky’s senior senator is hailing the GOP's massive tax bill as a ticket to economic growth that delivers desperately-needed tax relief to middle class families, but detractors count the lawmaker’s home state among the biggest losers if the bill becomes law.

Some In GOP Say Hoover Still House Speaker

Dec 20, 2017
Associated Press

The former Speaker of the Kentucky House of Representatives who resigned last month after acknowledging he secretly settled a sexual harassment claim could get his job back under a plan crafted by some allies in the state legislature.

UK Now

The University of Kentucky has selected its next provost.

Kentucky Transportation Cabinet

A new study says a second bridge is needed to help ease traffic congestion over the Ohio River between northern Kentucky and Cincinnati. The Kentucky Transportation Department released results of the yearlong study on Tuesday, saying a second bridge, in addition to the Brent Spence Bridge, would improve safety and travel in the region.

LFUCG File Photo

Former Vice Mayor Linda Gorton officially announced her decision to enter next year's mayor's race earlier today at a press conference in downtown Lexington.