Local/Regional News

Fire Delays Morning Delivery Of Newspaper

Jun 20, 2016
Photo Courtesy of LEX 18

If you get a hard copy of the Lexington Herald Leader Newspaper, delivery will be delayed Monday morning because a fire damaged part of the printing press area.

Bevin Creates New Board For Kentucky Retirement Systems

Jun 17, 2016
Josh James

Gov. Matt Bevin has abolished the Kentucky Retirement Systems Board of Trustees and replaced it with a Board of Directors.

Governor Bevin Reorganizes UofL Board, President Ramsey Resigns

Jun 17, 2016

Friday morning Governor Matt Bevin met with reporters and announced that changes will be made at the University of Louisville.


The city of Lexington will have a spending plan in place when the new fiscal year starts on July 1.  The Urban County Council approved the budget by a vote of 14 to 1 Thursday night.

Stand-Off With Gunman And Police Ends Peacefully

Jun 16, 2016

A stand-off with a man who fired at Lexington police and barricaded himself inside his home for nearly 10-hours ended peacefully. 

Orlando Victims Memorialized At UK

Jun 15, 2016
Karyn Czar

People across the UK campus community gathered Wednesday to pay tribute to the 49 people who lost their lives in the Orlando shooting massacre.  The We are UK, We are Orlando vigil was hosted by the school’s Violence Intervention and Prevention (VIP) group and the Office of LGBTQ Resources.

Bluegrass Green Source

Pursuing more eco-friendly business practices was the aim of a special conference in Lexington on Wednesday. 

Tuition And Salaries Expected To Rise At UK

Jun 15, 2016

The cost of a diploma is about to go up at the University of Kentucky, but so are salaries.

Kentucky Overdose Deaths Increase By 16%

Jun 14, 2016
Associated Press

Kentucky overdose deaths rose 16 percent in 2015, the first year state lawmakers toughened penalties for traffickers and increased spending on addiction programs.

UK To Develop Concussion Protocol For Jockeys

Jun 14, 2016

The University of Kentucky is developing the first ever concussion protocol for jockeys.  The university announced a three-year study on Monday in partnership with the Jockeys' Guild and several thoroughbred organizations.