Local/Regional News

Josh James / WUKY

Around 50 students led by the University of Kentucky’s Feminist Alliance made their voices heard on the subject of sexual assault Friday – calling on the school to release records pertaining to a campus sexual assault case and publicly condemn Republican President-elect Donald Trump's attitudes toward women.

Josh James / WUKY

Planned Parenthood of Indiana and Kentucky have argued in federal court that Indiana's latest abortion restriction puts an inappropriate burden on women and doesn't serve any purpose other than to block their right to an abortion.

Hoover Chosen By GOP Colleagues To Be Next House Speaker

Nov 10, 2016
LRC Public Information

Longtime state Rep. Jeff Hoover has been selected by his Republican colleagues to become Kentucky's first GOP House speaker in nearly a century when lawmakers convene in January.

AP Photo/Alex Brandon

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell says he has no interest in at least one agenda item preferred by President-elect Donald Trump: term limits for members of Congress.

With New Majority, Bevin Vows Tax Reform In 2017

Nov 9, 2016
Associated Press

Republican Gov. Matt Bevin said Kentucky's new Republican legislature would overhaul the state's tax code in 2017, but it would most likely have to happen in a special session.

Bevin, Kentucky GOP Win Big On Tuesday

Nov 9, 2016
Timothy D. Easley, Associated Press

Republican Gov. Matt Bevin emerges as a clear winner in Tuesday's election, even though he wasn't on the Kentucky ballot.

Donald Trump Elected 45th US President

Nov 9, 2016
Associated Press

President-elect Donald Trump is telling the American people that "I promise you I will not let you down." Trump, addressing supporters at his victory party in New York City early Wednesday, says he looks "very much forward to being your president."

Top Kentucky Races At A Glance

Nov 9, 2016
Associated Press

Here's a cursory look at the results of Campaign 2016 in Kentucky.

GOP Takes Control Of Kentucky House

Nov 8, 2016

Republicans seized control of the Kentucky House of Representatives for the first time in nearly a century in Tuesday's election, unseating House Speaker Greg Stumbo and Democratic incumbents. This gives the GOP control of every Southern state legislature. In a stunning loss that signaled the vulnerability of Democratic incumbents, Stumbo was defeated by Republican challenger Larry Brown.

Republican Donald Trump wins Kentucky and its 8 electoral votes.  Republican Rand Paul re-elected to US Senate in Kentucky after unsuccessful presidential campaign.  Republican US Rep. Andy Barr wins 3rd term in Kentucky's 6th Congressional District .