Local/Regional News

Bevin Orders Voting Rights Restored For 284 Kentuckians

Jun 30, 2017
Associated Press

Republican Gov. Matt Bevin has ordered the voting rights restored for 284 Kentuckians pending a background check by the Justice and Public Safety Cabinet.

As Coal Dwindles, Mining States Trim Safety Inspections

Jun 30, 2017
AP Photo/David Goldman

Kathy Bartlett watched helplessly this spring as Kentucky lawmakers cut back on mine safety inspections and replaced them with coaching sessions on miners' safety habits.

Kentucky Prison Placed On Lockdown After Workers Attacked

Jun 30, 2017
Wikimedia Commons

Officials say Kentucky's only maximum security prison is on lockdown after inmates attacked eight workers.

Josh James / WUKY

President Donald Trump's commission investigating alleged voter fraud in the 2016 elections has asked states for a list of the names, party affiliations, addresses and voting histories of all voters, if state law allows it to be public.

Josh James / WUKY

The New Kentucky Project may have dipped off the radar in the months following its formal debut, but one of the founders, former Democratic state auditor Adam Edelen, says the group remains hard at work behind the scenes.

Josh James / WUKY

Lexington’s Catholic Action Center is looking to the skies, in more ways than one. Thursday, the charity shelter on Industry Road shined a light on their latest project: going solar.

WUKY

Fayette County Schools are heading in the right direction.  That was the message from School Superintendent Manny Caulk Thursday during the district's first State of the Schools Address.

Josh James / WUKY

Kentucky’s General Assembly recessed months ago, but most of the bills approved during the short 30-day session did not go into effect until this Thursday.

Josh James / WUKY

The three remaining hopefuls officially vying to become the next executive vice president for health affairs at the University of Kentucky toured the grounds and met with clinical and campus leaders this week.

Josh James / WUKY

Toyota Motor Manufacturing in Georgetown debuted the latest incarnations of its popular Camry for the TV cameras Wednesday.

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