Local/Regional News

New Council To Examine State Criminal Justice Laws

Jun 21, 2016
Josh James / WUKY

Republican Gov. Matt Bevin has appointed a committee to develop what he says will be a compassionate approach to reforming the state's criminal justice system.

Cost Of A Degree Goes Up At MSU

Jun 21, 2016

Morehead State University's Board of Regents has approved increases in tuition and residence hall fees beginning this fall.

The former chairman of the Kentucky Retirement Systems Board has challenged Governor Matt Bevin's order removing him from office.

Judge Dismisses Suit Over Confederate Monument

Jun 20, 2016

A judge in Louisville has given the city the go-ahead to remove an 1895 Confederate monument by dismissing a lawsuit that sought to keep it at its original site.

Courtesy of the Ali Center

The Muhammad Ali Center in Kentucky has received its first big corporate donation since the boxing great's death. 


A task force has released recommendations aimed at preventing inappropriate relationships between teachers and students in Kentucky.

Fire Delays Morning Delivery Of Newspaper

Jun 20, 2016
Photo Courtesy of LEX 18

If you get a hard copy of the Lexington Herald Leader Newspaper, delivery will be delayed Monday morning because a fire damaged part of the printing press area.

Bevin Creates New Board For Kentucky Retirement Systems

Jun 17, 2016
Josh James

Gov. Matt Bevin has abolished the Kentucky Retirement Systems Board of Trustees and replaced it with a Board of Directors.

Governor Bevin Reorganizes UofL Board, President Ramsey Resigns

Jun 17, 2016

Friday morning Governor Matt Bevin met with reporters and announced that changes will be made at the University of Louisville.


The city of Lexington will have a spending plan in place when the new fiscal year starts on July 1.  The Urban County Council approved the budget by a vote of 14 to 1 Thursday night.