Local/Regional News

State election officials re-examined vote totals from the Democratic presidential primary on Thursday at the request of Bernie Sanders' campaign and while Sanders picked up a few more votes they were not enough to alter the outcome.


Fayette County Schools Superintendent Many Caulk has released a 52- page plan to improve schools across the district that he says not only identifies areas of improvement, but lays out how changes will be made and who will be held accountable if students or schools fall behind.

Josh James / WUKY

Years in the making, Lextran’s new headquarters officially welcomed its first visitors Wednesday.

Bluegrass Greensource

The Kentucky Public Service Commission is holding a public meeting on a request to increase water utility bills for more than 100,000 customers in and around Lexington.  Kentucky-American Water Co. is asking for a rate increase that would add about $6 to the average customer's monthly water bill.

Republican Gov. Matt Bevin has abolished the Kentucky Horse Park Commission and replaced it with a new one.  The move comes after Democratic Attorney General Andy Beshear issued an opinion saying Bevin cannot remove members from the commission that oversees the equestrian facility until their terms have expired. Bevin has ignored Beshear's opinions.

UK At Odds With Attorney General Over Open Records Request

May 24, 2016
Josh James / WUKY

The Kentucky attorney general's office has ruled that the University of Kentucky violated state law when it denied a request for details of a committee's meetings.

Sanders Campaign Requests Kentucky Vote Recanvass

May 24, 2016
Associated Press

Bernie Sanders' presidential campaign is requesting a recanvass in Kentucky's presidential primary, where he trails Hillary Clinton by less than one-half of 1 percent of the vote.

Kentucky Starts Campaign To Ensure Seatbelt Usage

May 24, 2016
Chase Cavanaugh / WUKY

Kentucky is participating in this year's national Click It or Ticket campaign aimed at ensuring motorists are using seatbelts.


30 staffer positions at the University of Kentucky’s largest college will be eliminated in the coming weeks.

69 Countries Represented At Alltelch Conference

May 23, 2016

More than 3,000 leaders and entrepreneurs from around the world are in Lexington this week for the 34th annual Alltech Ideas Conference.