Local/Regional News


Members of the Lexington-Fayette County Health Department met with community partners’ today/Friday to make a plan for a needle-exchange program in the city.

Gay Rights Group Hosting Annual Parade

Jun 19, 2015
Louisville Courier Journal

The Fairness Campaign says it has about 250 volunteers ready to march in its annual Kentuckiana Pride Parade in Louisville.  The group is an advocacy organization for gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender rights.  The Fairness Campaign says thousands are expected to march in the parade tonight in downtown Louisville.

The U.S. Attorney in Louisville says 12 people, including three doctors, have been charged as part of a national crackdown on health care fraud.

Jobless Rates Hold Steady

Jun 19, 2015

Kentucky officials say the state's unemployment rate held steady at 5.1 percent in May.


The Lexington-Fayette Urban County Council approved the budget for the 2015-2016 fiscal year at their regular meeting Thursday. 

The Lexington-Fayette Urban County Council approved the fiscal year budget Thursday night, but during deliberation, there was controversy over spending on the County Courthouse. 

Kentucky Refugee Minsitries

Kentucky Refugee Ministries held its second-annual World Refugee Day Summit in Lexington’s Central Library Thursday.      

Crime Alert Issued By UK Police

Jun 18, 2015

Three cars were stolen on or near UK’s campus in a matter of days, prompting campus police to issue an alert. 

Authorities say a Hopkinsville man asked police to arrest him after he admitted to driving to the police station under the influence of alcohol.

Fayette County Public Schools

It’s been more than a year in the making, the new district zones have been drawn up and approved by the Fayette County School Board.