Local/Regional News

UK Moves Toward Demolishing Towering Residential Complex

Dec 13, 2017
UK Now

The days are numbered for a housing complex towering over the University of Kentucky. UK trustees approved a plan Tuesday to begin moving toward demolition of the Kirwan-Blanding complex on the Lexington campus.

Lexington Herald-Leader

The mother of a teenager who collapsed and died at a Kentucky high school in April has filed a wrongful death lawsuit against school officials and others.

Newport Taxi Driver Shot And Killed

Dec 13, 2017

Investigators say that around 11:30 last night an unknown person went up to the driver’s side of the taxi, tried to rob the driver and shot through the window. The driver has been identified as 38-year old David DePhillips of Newport.

Kentucky Lawmaker Won't Resign, Says Assault Claim False

Dec 12, 2017
AP Photo/Timothy D. Easley

A Republican state representative in Kentucky says a woman's claim that he sexually assaulted her in 2013 has no merit and he won't resign.

Kentucky Governor Might Not Call Special Session

Dec 11, 2017
Associated Press

Kentucky's Republican governor acknowledged for the first time Monday that he might not call a special session of the state legislature to overhaul one of the country's worst-funded public pension systems.


The two finalists vying to become the University of Kentucky’s next provost will soon be awaiting a decision by the school’s president.

LRC Public Information

A Republican state representative is facing mounting bipartisan pressure to step down in the wake of a Kentucky Center for Investigative Reporting piece detailing alleged sexual misconduct and other accusations.


Lexington's Parking Authority is putting out a last call for their Food For Fines Program.  WUKY's Karyn Czar has details.

UK, Markey Unveil New Inpatient Suites

Dec 8, 2017
UK Public Relations

Markey Cancer Center patients and their families have new space in UK Hospital for their inpatient treatment.  Markey and hospital officials cut the ribbon today on their new dedicated unit for longer stays.

Kentucky Lawmakers Get Expensive Ask For Pension System

Dec 7, 2017
Kentucky Chamber of Commerce

Kentucky taxpayers need to pay nearly $1 billion extra over the next two years to keep solvent a retirement plan for most state workers.