Local/Regional News

Halftime Contest Winner Won't Get Prize

Feb 27, 2017

A University of Louisville athletics spokesman says a student who made a half-court shot in a promotion at a women's basketball game can't collect a $38,000 prize because he violated a contest stipulation.

Lee Mengistu

The Lexington Art League debuts its latest exhibition Friday night at the Loudoun House.  Lee Mengistu has this preview.

House Votes To Permanently Increase Police Incentive Pay

Feb 24, 2017
Josh James / WUKY

The Kentucky House of Representatives has approved a bill that would permanently increase annual incentive pay for police officers.

Dems Tap Former Ky. Gov. Beshear To Counter Trump Speech

Feb 24, 2017

Democrats have tapped former Kentucky Gov. Steve Beshear to deliver the party's response to President Donald Trump's address to a joint session of Congress Tuesday night.

Associated Press

The Kentucky House has passed legislation aimed at creating elective Bible literacy courses in public schools.  The bill would require the state Board of Education to establish policies for local school boards that choose to offer elective social studies courses on the Hebrew texts and New Testament.

LRC Public Information

A Kentucky lawmaker wants the state to take what he calls a "proactive approach" should terrorists strike in the commonwealth.


Here’s something to think about the next time you roll over a pothole.  A new study suggests driving through the streets of Lexington may be costing you an extra $1,200 a year.

Josh James / WUKY

A bill delineating the process by which the governor may remove public education governing board members, or entire boards, advanced to the full Senate Wednesday.


Kentucky Auditor Mike Harmon has released a damning report today on his special examination of the The Kentucky Horse Park.

Big Brothers Big Sisters Celebrate A Milestone

Feb 21, 2017

Big Brothers and Big Sisters are celebrating 60 years in the Bluegrass and they’re celebrating with two new volunteer programs.