Local/Regional News

Thursday Night Live Kicks Off In One Week

Mar 26, 2015

Thursday Night Live is gearing up for its 20th year in Downtown Lexington. 

Lexington Mayor Asks Fans To Be Responsible

Mar 26, 2015

When you drive down State Street, University Avenue and others packed with student housing just off UK’s campus, you can almost feel the anticipation in the air. 


Thousands of runners from 48 states and at least 5 countries will gather at Keeneland this weekend for the fifth annual Run the Bluegrass Half Marathon.  The event, the brainchild of Eric Patrick Marr and his LeXenomics Group, has been called the prettiest half-marathon in America with runners traversing several picturesque horse farms near the iconic track.  

Schools Redistricting Committee Makes Headway

Mar 26, 2015

Step One is complete. The Fayette County School Rezoning Committee has wrapped up efforts to review public input and make changes to district maps for the elementary, middle and high schools. 

Kentucky Supreme Court Reviews School Bullying Case

Mar 25, 2015

The Kentucky Supreme Court has heard arguments in a case delving into whether teachers and school administrators can be found negligent for the suicide of a bullied student.

University of Kentucky

The US Supreme Court was the subject of a recent lecture at the University of Kentucky. 

Doctors Say Keep Moving For Longevity

Mar 25, 2015
Associated Press

We all know that losing weight means a healthier life, but researchers are now categorizing physical inactivity as a disease. 

Bluegrass Earth

WUKY in partnership with over 20 environmental groups in Lexington and Central Kentucky is kicking off a free film series tonight at the Lexington Public Library’s Farish Theater.

State To Give Heroin Overdose Kits To 3 Hospitals

Mar 25, 2015
Associated Press

The three Kentucky hospitals that treat the most heroin overdoses are getting reversal kits to hand out to patients.

An investigation into the revocation of a permit for a homeless shelter in Lexington has been turned over to the U.S. Justice Department.