Local/Regional News

Kentucky Biologist Turns To Plants For Possible Cancer Cure

Jun 22, 2015
Owensboro Messenger

An assistant professor of biology at Western Kentucky University-Owensboro is looking at the use of plants in the battle against cancer.

Five People Shot Sunday Night In Lexington Park

Jun 22, 2015

Lexington Police are investigating a shooting that happened during a basketball game last night in Douglas Park. 

FCPS Reveals Names Of Two Superintendent Finalists

Jun 19, 2015

Fayette County Public Schools has released the names and bios of two of the finalists vying to succeed Tom Shelton As School Superintendent.

Conway Releases Tax Returns, Bevin Does Not

Jun 19, 2015

Democratic gubernatorial nominee Jack Conway has opened his personal finances by making his income tax returns available for review.  Matt Bevin, his Republican opponent in Kentucky's marquee campaign, is refusing to release his tax returns.


Members of the Lexington-Fayette County Health Department met with community partners’ today/Friday to make a plan for a needle-exchange program in the city.

Gay Rights Group Hosting Annual Parade

Jun 19, 2015
Louisville Courier Journal

The Fairness Campaign says it has about 250 volunteers ready to march in its annual Kentuckiana Pride Parade in Louisville.  The group is an advocacy organization for gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender rights.  The Fairness Campaign says thousands are expected to march in the parade tonight in downtown Louisville.

The U.S. Attorney in Louisville says 12 people, including three doctors, have been charged as part of a national crackdown on health care fraud.

Jobless Rates Hold Steady

Jun 19, 2015

Kentucky officials say the state's unemployment rate held steady at 5.1 percent in May.


The Lexington-Fayette Urban County Council approved the budget for the 2015-2016 fiscal year at their regular meeting Thursday. 

The Lexington-Fayette Urban County Council approved the fiscal year budget Thursday night, but during deliberation, there was controversy over spending on the County Courthouse.