Local/Regional News


Supermarket chain Kroger is taking the lead in supplying anti-opioid overdose drug to customers without a prescription, but purchasing the drug won’t be as simple as picking up a box of Tylenol.

Josh James / WUKY

University of Kentucky HealthCare officials and a celebrity chef welcomed hungry visitors to Chandler Hospital’s new dining facility Monday.

Associated Press

A $500,000 contract awarded by the state's Republican governor to investigate his Democratic predecessor has survived a challenge in a state legislative committee.

Man Stabs Father During Church Service In Bowling Green

Aug 15, 2016
Associated Press

Police have released the name of a man accused of stabbing his father at a church service in Bowling Green.

Greg Stotelmyer

The window is closing for Kentuckians wishing to add their two cents on Gov. Matt Bevin’s proposed changes to the state’s Medicaid expansion.

AP Photo / J. Scott Applewhite

State Senator Ralph Alvarado is drawing fire for his speech before the Republican National Convention in July, with a well-known Hispanic newspaper publisher in Lexington likening the lawmaker to a GOP "jester."

Thousands Of UK Students Returning To Campus Saturday

Aug 12, 2016

Saturday kicks off what's being called the Big Blue Move; a mass ingress of students back onto the UK campus. 

Mom Who Sent Fatal Drugs To Jailed Daughter Is Sentenced

Aug 12, 2016

A northern Kentucky woman has been sentenced to nearly 19 years in prison after providing drugs to her jailed daughter, who later died of an overdose. 

GE Closing Two Kentucky Plants

Aug 12, 2016

General Electric Lighting has announced it will close two plants in Lexington and Somerset by August 2017. 

Patient Wins Million In Malpractice Suit

Aug 12, 2016

A jury has determined that a hospital in London, Kentucky, and its parent company should pay $21.2 million to a Corbin man who received unnecessary heart procedures.