Local/Regional News

Lexington, KY – When Bluegrass Stockyards announced it was eying a 30-acre site in Midway for its new facility, the news sparked an intense debate in the community. Josh James attended a public hearing on the issue Thursday night and filed this report.

Lexington, KY – When President Bush submitted his budget to Congress on Tuesday, it contained additional monies for a program that will rid Kentucky and Colorado of chemical weapons. Kathleen Adams reports.

Lexington, KY – Several public health organizations will join forces tonight during a town hall meeting at Shiloh Baptist Church in Lexington which will focus on increasing awareness of HIV/AIDS within the black community. Kathleen Adams reports.

Lexington, KY – A teenage girl was allegedly raped this weekend at a University of Kentucky dormitory. Kathleen Adams has details.

Lexington, KY – While lawmakers in Washington digest the numbers in President Bush's budget, the debate over Bush's surge plans in Iraq intensifies. Josh James spoke with Kentucky Senator Mitch McConnell about the heightened debate on Capitol Hill.

Lexington, KY – Nearly four years after the creation of the Amber Alert system, an online registry program has now been launched to further aid law enforcement in tracking down missing children. Josh James has details.

Lexington, KY – Horse racing enthusiasts and fans of Kentucky Derby winner Barbaro continue to honor the colt's memory through condolence cards, and as Kathleen Adams reports, financial contributions to at least one local equine retirement facility.

Lexington, KY – Girl Scout cookies are on sale again -- this time with a twist. Kathleen Adams explains.

Lexington, KY – Applications to the University of Kentucky's medical school during the 2006-2007 cycle increased by 55 percent over the previous year. As Kathleen Adams reports, the growing numbers are part of a national trend.

Lexington, KY – University of Kentucky officials continue to formulate suggestions for increased benefits, employee assistance, and child care options based on the latest Work-Life study. Josh James has more.