Local/Regional News

UK Extends Lease To Play At Rupp Arena Through 2033

Dec 15, 2016
UK Athletics

Kentucky has agreed to a 15-year lease extension that will keep the Wildcats' men's basketball team in Rupp Arena through 2033. 

As temperatures drop below freezing, we’re all grabbing warmer coats and gloves, turning up the heat at home and curling up under winter blankets at night. But for Lexington’s homeless population, the cold could mean the difference between life and death. That’s where the Compassionate Caravan comes in.

An attorney representing Lexington t-shirt maker Hands On Originals told Kentucky Court of Appeals judges Tuesday that his client did not violate the city’s fairness ordinance by refusing to print shirts for a 2012 gay pride festival.

Audit Finds 'Dysfunction' Between U of L, Foundation

Dec 14, 2016

An audit of the private fundraising arm of the University of Louisville has detailed damaging and divisive relationships between board members that Republican Auditor Mike Harmon said "created a dysfunctional governing environment."

Josh James / WUKY

Kentuckians with disabilities will soon be able to save and invest through new tax-free accounts.

AP Photo/Susan Walsh

Remarks from Kentucky U.S. Senator Mitch McConnell foreshadow a possible conflict with the incoming Trump administration over alleged Russian cyber attacks.

Josh James / WUKY

Drivers on Nicholasville Road won’t be missing the entrance to the Southland Drive corridor from now on.

Consumer Watchdog Cautions Toys Can Spy On Kids

Dec 12, 2016

A new report from a consumer watchdog group has some tips for holiday shoppers who want to avoid toys that collect internet data on kids and more.

Police in Laurel County say a Corbin man has been arrested after his young child was found outside his home wearing only a diaper in 22-degree conditions.

Governor To Name New Economic Secretary

Dec 12, 2016
Associated Press

Governor Matt Bevin says he will name a new Economic Development Secretary within the week.