Local/Regional News

Judge Orders Bevin To Release Money To Universities

Oct 17, 2016
Associated Press

A state judge has ordered Republican Gov. Matt Bevin to release $17.8 million to most public colleges and universities.  Franklin Circuit Judge Thomas Wingate signed the order on Monday. It says Bevin must release the money within three days.


A father and son are the latest arrests in the investigation into the fatal shooting of the 15-year-old daughter of Olympic sprinter Tyson Gay.

Associated Press

Two men are looking at some serious jail time after a federal grand jury indicted them for distributing carfentanil, a synthetic opioid 10,000 times more potent than morphine, which resulted in seven overdoses last month in Rowan County.

Lexington Government Communications.

Lexington’s emergency services just became more efficient Thursday with the opening of the new Public Safety Operations Center.  Karyn Czar reports.

Race And Policing Focus Of Day-Long UK Symposium

Oct 13, 2016
UK Now

A mix of researchers, scholars, and other academics will broadly discuss the complex issues of race and policing at a special symposium this Friday at the University of Kentucky. 

Associated Press

Kentucky Supreme Court officials say Republican Gov. Matt Bevin did not ask the court to reconsider its decision banning him from cutting the budgets of public colleges and universities without the legislature's approval.

UK College of Public Health

A new documentary that exposes the darker side of the temporary staffing industry will have a special showing this week at the University of Kentucky.  The College of Public Health and other departments are screening and discussing the award winning film “A Day’s Work” Friday from noon to two in room 223 in the multi-disciplinary science building.

Feds Deny Kentucky's Request For More Time To Update ID's

Oct 12, 2016

The federal government has denied Kentucky's request for more time to update its drivers' licenses, potentially forcing residents to use passports to board domestic flights by 2018.

A high school principal in Lexington has apologized after a teacher handed out an assignment asking students to share their thoughts about the N-word.

UK Athletics

Some new security measures are being implemented for UK basketball games at Rupp Arena.  They’ll be in effect starting with this Friday night’s Big Blue Madness event.