Local/Regional News

Kentucky Clerk Kim Davis Loses Latest Gay Marriage Appeal

Nov 5, 2015

Kentucky County Clerk Kim Davis has lost another bid to delay issuing marriage licenses to same-sex couples.

Bevin Names Transition Team

Nov 5, 2015

The team advising Republican Gov.-elect Matt Bevin includes a Brown-Forman executive, a former Supreme Court justice and a former political rival whose allies once aired ads attacking Bevin's business record.

Josh James / WUKY

With this week's dramatic gains for Republicans in statewide offices, the GOP has its sights set on the last remaining Democratic holdout in the state Capitol: the House of Representatives. The push began before Governor-Elect Matt Bevin even left the stage on election night.

The Ellis Family

An endless line of police cruisers escorted Officer Daniel Ellis' body to Frankfort around 4:30 this morning.  Kentucky State Police Officials then confirmed that Ellis had died early Friday morning.

School Threats Prompt Specialized Training

Nov 5, 2015

School officials will be offered special training following several threats that have shut down or caused evacuations at public schools in Kentucky.

Officials Investigate Second School Threat

Nov 5, 2015
Lincoln County School District

Lincoln County School officials are investigating after they say another threatening message was discovered at one of the district's schools.

Carnegie Center for Literacy and Learning

Lexington’s Carnegie Center for Literacy and Learning is holding its fourth annual Carnegie Classic Saturday.


When Governor-Elect Matt Bevin takes over the reins in less than two months, he’ll have the wind at his back with a formidable Republican majority in the Senate and a strong minority presence in the House.

U.S. Senate

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell had words of high praise today for Republican Party candidates who were victorious in last night's statewide elections, including Matt Bevin, the man he defeated in a bitter primary last year.  In his floor speech this morning McConnell referred to Bevin only as "the governor-elect," and did not utter the victorious candidate's name.


Republican Matt Bevin pulled out a dramatic upset Tuesday night, heading up a slate of successful GOP candidates.