Local/Regional News

Tornado Touched Down In Trigg County

Feb 10, 2017

The National Weather Service has confirmed a tornado hit in western Kentucky this week.

Lawsuit Over Inmate's Death Settled

Feb 10, 2017
Gaunce Family

A Central Kentucky county has settled a lawsuit filed in connection with an inmate who suffered a fatal seizure after lying in his cell in his own feces, wracked with pain from drug withdrawal.

Three Linked To Drug Overdoses In Central Kentucky

Feb 10, 2017
Associated Press

Three men have been indicted following a surge of heroin overdoses that occurred in the Nicholasville area last month.

Associated Press

Reports that Gov. Matt Bevin failed to pay just over $9,000 in property taxes on his Louisville home are renewing calls for the chief executive to go public with his tax returns, but the governor isn't alone.

LFUCG

An Urban County Councilwoman has run into some substantial legal troubles. The Public Information officer for the Lexington Police Department says Sasha Love Higgins, who represents the city’s Second District, has been charged with second-degree forgery, theft by deception and identity theft.

Keep An Eye Out For Whooping Cough

Feb 9, 2017
Lexington-Fayette County Health Department

Health officials in Lexington say more cases of whooping cough have been confirmed at an elementary school.

Tubby Smith Honored With University Basketball Court

Feb 9, 2017
Lexington Herald-Leader

High Point University will name the basketball court in its planned new arena after University of Memphis men's basketball head coach Tubby Smith and his wife Donna Smith, who met while they attended the school.

Weather Causes Flight Cancellations

Feb 9, 2017

Four flights have been canceled today at Blue Grass Airport because of winter weather in the northeast.

Kentucky lawmakers have advanced a bill that would make it a hate crime to attack law enforcement officers and other first responders.

Josh James / WUKY

In his State of the Commonwealth address Wednesday night, Gov. Matt Bevin hailed the early work of the new Republican majorities in Frankfort and vowed to make Kentucky a national model in areas ranging from manufacturing to post-Affordable Care Act health reforms.

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