Local/Regional News

Lexington Program For Homeless Vets Closing

May 22, 2017

A drug treatment program for homeless veterans in Lexington is closing next month.

House Fire Claims Fourth Victim

May 22, 2017

Authorities say a boy has died after a house fire in Kentucky that also killed his parents and sister.

Realtor To Fill Vacated 2nd District Seat

May 19, 2017
Josh James / WUKY

And then there were 15: The Urban County Council returned to its full complement of members Friday with the swearing in of Joseph Smith.

Latest Unemployment Numbers Are Out

May 19, 2017

Kentucky officials say the state's unemployment rate rose slightly in April.

Josh James / WUKY

The commonwealth's already-limping pension system has slipped further into the red. Thursday, the Kentucky Retirement System’s official debt grew by several billion dollars.

UofL Set To Grow Hemp For Research

May 18, 2017

The University of Louisville is planting two types of industrial hemp and other plants to research their potential as renewable energy resources.

Fallen Kentucky Police Officers To Be Honored Next Week

May 18, 2017

Kentucky Lt. Governor Jenean Hampton is speaking at a ceremony to honor Kentucky's fallen police officers.

Josh James / WUKY

The Lexington Herald-Leader is reporting Attorney General Andy Beshear is considering an investigation into the circumstances surrounding the purchase of Gov. Matt Bevin’s home in Jefferson County.

AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez

The former leading federal prosecutor for the Eastern District of Kentucky says President Donald Trump's sudden dismissal of former FBI Director James Comey convinced him to join the chorus calling for a special investigation.

UK Now

Researchers from across the region gathered at UK’s Singletary Center on Wednesday to network and compare notes on their respective cancer-fighting projects.  It was all part of the Markey Cancer Center’s annual Research Day.  Each team was responsible for displaying posters highlighting and explaining their discoveries.