Local/Regional News

Jack Daniel's Prices Increase In Europe Because Of Tariffs

Jun 26, 2018
AP Photo/Toby Talbot, File

The price of Jack Daniel's Tennessee Whiskey will increase in the European Union because of the impact of the bloc's new 25 percent tariff.

Senator Rand Paul Sues Neighbor Who Assaulted Him

Jun 26, 2018
Associated Press

The complaint seeks compensatory and punitive damages from neighbor Rene Boucher for "physical pain and mental suffering" from the November assault.

The Federal Commission on School Safety is meeting in Lexington for a listening session with state and local government officials along with members of the public. The commission was formed by President Donald Trump after the deadly shootings in February at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida. Seventeen people were killed. The commission conducted its first listening session earlier this month in Washington.

The Price Family

Jury deliberations are underway in the trial of two men accused of murdering a Lexington Marine and injuring his wife during an attempted robbery. Qunicinio Canada and Dawan Mulazim are accused of shooting Jonathan and Megan Price when they left Austin City Saloon in June of 2014. Jonathan was killed, Megan survived.

New Life Offers New Hope For Lexington's Homeless

Jun 25, 2018

The New Life Day Center continues to thrive as a resource center for Lexington’s homeless population. The center came to life by a group of people who felt there was a need to offer more help to those in need during daylight hours instead of just a bed at night.

School District Pays $550K To Resolve Sex Assault Claim

Jun 25, 2018
Jefferson County Public Schools

Jefferson County Public Schools has paid a family $500,000 to resolve a claim of negligence after an autistic teenager with the mental capacity of a 3-year-old was sexually assaulted on a school bus.

Kentucky Reviewing State Contract After Bribery Trial

Jun 25, 2018

An Illinois-based company's million-dollar contract with Kentucky could be in trouble after one of its executives testified it paid a state lobbyist on a "success basis" during a federal bribery trial earlier this month.

Josh James / WUKY

Lexingtonians filled the Fayette Circuit Courthouse square downtown on Saturday to voice their opposition to the separation of migrant families at the border.

Ex UofL Head Wants Lawsuit Dismissed

Jun 25, 2018
Associated Press

The former president of the University of Louisville wants the court to dismiss the school's lawsuit against him that alleges he mishandled millions of dollars. James Ramsey filed a motion in court Wednesday seeking the dismissal of the school's claims. His motion also says the school can provide more detailed allegations instead of dismissal.

New Cadets Join The KSP Force

Jun 25, 2018

Kentucky State Police have added to their ranks with the graduation of 42 new troopers from the state police academy. KSP officials say their addition to the force brings the agency's strength to a total of 874 troopers serving the state.