Local/Regional News

Kentucky is sending 60 delegates to the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia this week.

AP / Andre Penner

Lexington now has its first lab-confirmed case of the Zika virus. The disease was detected in a Fayette County infant born to a woman who traveled to a Zika hotspot.

Josh James / WUKY

Members of the media toured the University of Kentucky’s new football training center Friday, getting a first-hand glimpse of the team's posh new digs.  

Grimes Slated To Speak At DNC In Philadelphia Next Week

Jul 21, 2016
AP / Timothy D. Easley

Kentucky Secretary of State Alison Lundergan Grimes will speak to the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia next week.

University of Kentucky Board of Trustees

University of Kentucky faculty are happy with President Eli Capilouto’s progress in updating campus infrastructure, but they remain less impressed with his responsiveness to employee concerns. That’s according to an annual survey reviewed by the UK Board of Trustees executive committee Thursday.

Judge Says Beshear Can Sue Bevin Over UofL Board

Jul 21, 2016
Josh James / WUKY

A state judge says Kentucky's Democratic Attorney General can sue the state's Republican governor over his decision to abolish the University of Louisville board of trustees.

UofL Board To Meet; Judge Considers Its Legality

Jul 21, 2016

The newly created University of Louisville board of trustees has called a special meeting on the same day a judge is scheduled to hold a hearing about whether the new board is legal.

The support for police is visible today in Frankfort.  The State Capitol and Governor’s mansion are lit in blue in a show of solidarity for the men and women who work in law enforcement across the state. 

Americans United for Separation of Church and State

Gov. Matt Bevin is asking a judge to toss out a court settlement meant to guard against the religious indoctrination of children in the foster care system.

AP / Carolyn Kaster

After a rocky start to the Republican National Convention in Cleveland, Kentucky delegates say they’re happy to see the process move toward the official nomination of Donald Trump Tuesday.

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