Local/Regional News

Karyn Czar / WUKY

School will start close to a week later next year in Fayette County, a change school board members say constituents preferred.


Aug 23, 2016

Samantha Lederman

For the 6th year in a row some Fayette County fifth Graders are spending their mornings at Keeneland this week learning about the impact of the thoroughbred industry on Central Kentucky.

The University of Kentucky is being considered the cream of the crop for science studies. 

Georgetown College Student Dies After Fall At Frat House

Aug 23, 2016
Georgetown College

Georgetown police are investigating the death of an 18-year-old Georgetown College football player after he jumped down a flight of stairs at a fraternity house.

Judge Says Bevin Can't Remove Pension Chairman

Aug 23, 2016

A state judge says Republican Governor Matt Bevin can't remove the chairman of the Kentucky Retirement Systems board of trustees for now but can rewrite the rules for the board and its members.

UK Christens New Veterans Resource Center

Aug 22, 2016
Alan Lytle

Some of the very first students at the state’s flagship university were military veterans.  Today the University of Kentucky renewed its commitment to this special group of non-traditional students with the dedication of its new and expanded Veterans Resource Center in the lower level of Erickson Hall. 

Unusual Request For Divorce At The Heart Of Kentucky Case

Aug 19, 2016

Elmer Riehle doesn't want to wait "until death do us part," but he may not have a choice.

Fair Food Abounds At The Kentucky State Fair

Aug 19, 2016

The Kentucky State Fair has some new food offerings this year.

Ex-Substitute Teacher Heading To Federal Prision

Aug 19, 2016

A former Kentucky substitute teacher will spend 10 years behind bars after pleading guilty to child pornography charges.