Local/Regional News

Top Thoroughbred Sale Underway At Keeneland

Sep 12, 2016
Karyn Czar

For the next few weeks the international thoroughbred spotlight will be on Lexington on the Keeneland sales pavilion

Josh James / WUKY

A five-week training program targeting child sexual abuse is taking place in Lexington. 

AP Photo/Andrew Harnik

Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton may be walking back her comment that half of Donald Trump’s supporters fit into a “basket of deplorables,” but that’s not stopping Kentucky leaders from offering their take.

Alan Lytle

When it opened in 1904 Patterson Hall on the University of Kentucky campus became the first women’s dormitory at the school.  Today, some 112 years later the state’s flagship university celebrated the renovation of the historic building as well as the many women pioneers who passed through its doors. 

Kentucky Based Soldier Killed In Kuwait Accident

Sep 12, 2016
US Army

A Fort Campbell soldier has died while serving overseas.  Army officials say 1st Lt. Jeffrey Cooper died Saturday in Kuwait when the vehicle he was riding in rolled over.  


A former Kentucky Wildcat is getting national support over a pair of cleats. 

McConnell Asks For Prayers As GOP Fights To Keep Senate

Sep 12, 2016
Associated Press

U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell has asked Kentucky Republicans to pray for his party to maintain control amid what he called a "challenging" election cycle this November.

Josh James / WUKY

Things got lively at the University of Kentucky Board of Trustees meeting Friday  in Bowling Green.  The Lexington Herald Leader reports that three on the panel spoke out about the university’s lawsuit against the Kentucky Kernel, the school’s independent newspaper.

United Mine Workers of America

Thousands of retired coal miners from Kentucky and a dozen other states gathered at the U.S. Capitol Thursday to defend their health and pension benefits.


The long time top prosecutor in Fayette County will be calling it quits at the end of the month.  Commonwealth Attorney Ray Larson has announced his retirement on Thursday.  Larson, who has served as Fayette Commonwealth's Attorney for nearly 32 years, will retire on Oct. 1. His last day in office will be Sept. 30.