Local/Regional News

Kentucky's Largest Public School System To Be Audited

Feb 15, 2017
Jefferson County Public Schools

Kentucky's education chief is launching what he calls an "unprecedented" audit of the Jefferson County Public Schools system.  Media outlets report Kentucky Education Commissioner Stephen Pruitt released a report Tuesday detailing 32 findings concerning student safety, poor culture and communication at JCPS.

Blue Lives Matter Bill Halfway To Passage

Feb 14, 2017

The Kentucky House has voted to expand the state's hate crimes law to include attacks against police officers and other emergency responders.

A Way To Feel Blessed At Tax Time

Feb 14, 2017
Kentucky News Service

Charitable organizations, including those which feed the hungry, want you to check off boxes on line 33 of your state income tax return. The nine check-offs are ways Kentucky taxpayers can donate directly to causes that help children, veterans, rape victims and cancer research, among others.

Kentucky's Bourbon Trail Adds Another Stop

Feb 14, 2017

Louisville's newest distillery has been added as a stop along the Kentucky Bourbon Trail.

Child Star Impersonator Charged With Rape

Feb 13, 2017

A man who impersonated a former child star has been arrested here in Kentucky and is charged with rape.

Work Beginning To Repair Corvette Damaged In Sinkhole

Feb 13, 2017
National Corvette Museum

A Kentucky museum says a prized Corvette still covered in dirt and debris from its 2014 fall into a sinkhole has been moved from display to undergo repairs.

Teen Driver Charged In Fatal Wreck

Feb 13, 2017
Lexington Herald Leader

Lexington police have charged a 16-year-old driver with murder in a fatal accident involving a stolen car.

LRC Public Information

The Kentucky Senate signed off Friday on a bill designed to clarify and defend students’ right to voluntarily express religious and political beliefs at public schools and universities, but detractors only anticipate more confusion.

Valentine’s Day isn’t until next Tuesday, but that didn’t stop the Kentucky Children’s Hospital from throwing a party this week.

Amusement Park Job Fair Being Held Saturday

Feb 10, 2017
Kentucky Kingdom

Kentucky Kingdom is holding a job fair this weekend as it looks to hire 1,400 workers for the summer season.