Local/Regional News


The president of the Kentucky Coal Association says both major candidates for governor are slated to attend a second closed-door meeting with industry executives, but pressure is mounting to make the event public.

New Multi-Million Dollar Dining Hall Opens At UK

Aug 19, 2015

UK students are in for a whole new dining experience on campus this semester.

Associated Press

Rand Paul's campaign says he hasn't transferred money to the Republican Party of Kentucky despite saying he made a $250,000 installment as part of his pledge to fully fund a proposed GOP presidential caucus in the state, which would allow him to run simultaneously for president and re-election to his Senate seat.

It's Move-In Day At UK

Aug 19, 2015
University of Kentucky

Today marks another move in day at the University of Kentucky which means traffic will be dicey on campus.  About 2,000 students have already moved into their dorms, today 1300 more will arrive. 


A Thursday meeting by Lexington’s Urban County Council to discuss raising the minimum wage has been rescheduled.

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Lexington’s Urban County Council heard plans  Tuesday on how the city will fund repairs to the Fayette County Courthouse. 

Josh James / WUKY

The University of Kentucky officially unveiled the final dorms in its new Woodland Glen complex Tuesday.

Karyn Czar / WUKY

Construction of Lexington’s next high school has been suspended while city officials and school district representatives address concerns about the proposed traffic flow around the building.

Kentucky Bourbon Heist Records Unsealed

Aug 18, 2015

More than 250 pages of documents have been released to the public relating to what prosecutors say was a bourbon theft ring that operated in central Kentucky for years.

Fair Board Hopes New Promotions Will Boost Attendance

Aug 18, 2015

The 2015 Kentucky State Fair is offering new promotions and discounts and a stronger concert lineup after low attendance caused the attraction to lose money last year.