Local/Regional News

Judge Affirms Kentucky Power Purchase

Apr 21, 2015

A judge has affirmed the right of Kentucky Power Company to purchase part of a West Virginia power plant.

Josh James / WUKY

While intense research hasn’t yet produced a cure for Parkinson’s disease, a newly-approved treatment now available at the University of Kentucky is showing promise.

Pappy Van Winkle Heist Solved?

Apr 21, 2015
Karyn Czar / WUKY

Nine people have been indicted on charges of spiriting away what Kentucky authorities say was more bourbon whiskey than one person could drink in a lifetime.

Some Ky. Customers To Pay More For Power, Gas

Apr 21, 2015

Kentucky Utilities' customers will pay more for their monthly electric bill while Louisville Electric & Gas customers will pay more for their gas bills according to a settlement reached Tuesday concerning the companies' rate requests.

Appeals Court Confirms Conviction Of Ex-Sheriff

Apr 21, 2015

A federal appeals court has confirmed the conviction of former Barren County Sheriff Chris Eaton on two counts of witness tampering.

Workshop Will Advise Seniors On Financial Scams

Apr 21, 2015

State officials are inviting seniors to attend a workshop on preventing financial fraud and scams.

TVA Will Discuss Resource Plan In Kentucky

Apr 21, 2015

The Tennessee Valley Authority will host a public meeting in Bowling Green, Kentucky, on Wednesday to discuss its energy planning decisions for the next 20 years.

Chase Cavanaugh

Students, friends, and colleagues held a memorial service and candlelight vigil for a recently deceased University of Kentucky student Monday. 

Leila McGuire

As one of Kentucky’s largest cities, Lexington plays host to a variety of mass events.  While some, such as UK Basketball, and the opening of Keeneland, are well known, a more niche interest held its second annual convention last weekend.


Justin Smith and Efrain Diaz, the pair of men charged in the murder of University of Kentucky student Jonathan Krueger, have pleaded not guilty in Fayette District Court. Having waived their right to a formal arraignment, their next court appearance has been scheduled for May 7.