Local/Regional News

Writing and literature will be the subject of a local awards ceremony Thursday.

WUKY/Karyn Czar

The snow is no longer falling in Kentucky and roads continue to improve, but storms in other parts of the country are still causing flight delays and cancelations.

Blizzard 2016 Overview

Jan 25, 2016
AP/Timothy Easley

A massive blizzard that blanketed much of the eastern United States set records, paralyzed travel and damaged property. Here's a look at the storm's impact:

Josh James / WUKY

A day after declaring a state of emergency due to a winter storm, Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin was in New Hampshire to speak at a Republican forum.

Motorists Urged To Stay Off Roads - Fear Of Re-Freezing Cited

Jan 23, 2016
Charlie Barnes, District 7 Superintendent for Montgomery Co. Maintenance

Despite the best efforts of road crews to clear and treat snow-covered roadways, motorists are still encouraged to stay off the roads tonight as the threat of refreezing increases.


Kentucky State Police say emergency crews are making their way to cars stranded along Interstate 75 in a major snowstorm with water, fuel and snacks.

UK Finalizes Deal To Resume Some Pediatric Heart Surgeries

Jan 22, 2016

UK HealthCare and the Cincinnati Children's Hospital finalized an agreement that will bring some pediatric heart surgeries back to the University of Kentucky after a nearly four-year absence.

Ky. Governor Declares Emergency Due To Storm

Jan 22, 2016
Fazi Sherkat, D-7 Section Supervising Engineer

Gov. Matt Bevin has declared a statewide emergency from a winter storm that hit parts of Kentucky with a combination of ice and heavy snow.

Winter Storm Arrives In Lexington

Jan 22, 2016
Ricky Lunsford, District 7 Superintendent for Roadside Environment

Lexington, you can't say you weren't warned.  A major winter storm moved across Central Kentucky shortly after 7 a.m. Friday prompting numerous cancelations and warnings to motorists to stay off the roads.

UK Cancels Classes For Friday

Jan 21, 2016
Kristi Lopez

Classes at the University of Kentucky are canceled Friday and only Plan B employees are required to report to work.