Local/Regional News

Office of Kentucky Attorney General

Kentucky Attorney General Jack Conway has sued Marathon Petroleum Co. accusing the company of anti-competitive practices leading to higher gas prices in the state.

Collectors of bourbon memorabilia will have a chance to find out the value of their bottles, advertisements and other pieces next month at an event at The Filson Historical Society's headquarters in Louisville.

Chase Cavanaugh

Over the past month, reporter Chase Cavanaugh has been embedded in Lexington’s Citizen Police Academy, a 12-week program that offers civilian classes on police training and tactics.  In his third feature on the program, he discusses the class experience with tactics teams and officer ride-alongs.

The next class of Kentucky State Police cadets – who start learning the ropes later this month – will be the first to experience the state’s new $4.5 million dollar trooper Training Academy in Frankfort. But as attracting those recruits can also be a challenge.

Josh James / WUKY

Kentucky State Police troopers gathered to memorialize their fallen Monday. This year’s ceremony happened to land on the same day as the unveiling of new statue honoring those officers who died in the line of duty.

Off Grid Couple Fighting CPS

May 11, 2015
This Blessed Homestead facebook blog

A couple who blog about their "off-the-grid" lifestyle faces a hearing Monday to regain custody of their 10 children after Child Protective Services put them into foster care.

Report Shows KY Hospitals Losing Money Under ACA

May 11, 2015

Kentucky hospitals have cut their workforce by 10 percent since 2013 as they prepare for an estimated $7 billion in federal cuts by 2024 because of the implementation of the Affordable Care Act.

Alumni Drive Construction Begins

May 11, 2015
Kentucky Forward

Major construction is now underway on the south side of the University of Kentucky to improve traffic flow.


Allegations of past abuse leveled at GOP gubernatorial contender James Comer and questions surrounding possible involvement by members of the Hal Heiner campaign have created an opening for Matt Bevin in the final two weeks of the primary.

Associated Press

The University of Kentucky Board of Trustees is considering changes to the school's longstanding campus-wide ban on alcohol.