Local/Regional News

AP Photo/ Evan Vucci)

Kentucky’s congressional delegation is reacting to President-elect Donald Trump’s controversial staff picks.

Hoover Names Team To Help Transition To Republican Rule

Nov 17, 2016
LRC Public Information

Incoming House Speaker Jeff Hoover has tapped a former Democratic speaker and the state's longest serving GOP legislator to lead the transition to Republican rule for the first time in nearly a century.

Matt Goins @ kentucky.com

The investigation is ongoing. That’s the word from the city’s mayor about allegations of a racially motivated assault in downtown Lexington earlier this month.


School officials address safety concerns and changes that will be made at Fayette County’s public high schools after weapons were found on students at Tates Creek High School.

Confederate Monument In Louisville Will Be Moved

Nov 16, 2016
Associated Press

Louisville Mayor Greg Fischer's office says a controversial Confederate monument near the University of Louisville is being relocated to Brandenburg.

Josh James / WUKY

A panel of journalists and media experts performed a post-mortem on 2016 election coverage at the University of Kentucky Tuesday and the results weren't pretty.

Ethics Agency Fines Official $5,000 For Kickback Scheme

Nov 15, 2016

A former high-ranking Kentucky official who will soon begin serving prison time for bribery must also pay a $5,000 fine after settling 45 counts of ethics violations with the Executive Branch Ethics Commission.

Islamic Center Of Owensboro Vandalized With Paint

Nov 14, 2016
Islamic Center of Owensboro

The Islamic Center of Owensboro has been vandalized for the second time in less than a year.

Comer Being Sworn In As Kentucky's Newest Congressman

Nov 14, 2016
Timothy D. Easley AP Photo

Kentucky's newest congressman is being sworn into office in Washington, a year after losing a heartbreaking race for governor.

Hundreds Attend Trump Protest In Lexington

Nov 13, 2016
Penny Schmitz

Hundreds took to downtown Lexington Saturday evening to protest incoming POTUS Donald Trump.