Local/Regional News

City Of Lexington Sues Drug Companies

Nov 9, 2017
Associated Press

The city of Lexington has taken a bold step to try and fight the growing drug epidemic. A lawsuit has been filed against 20 drug companies.

Man Accused Of Attacking Sen. Rand Paul In Court

Nov 9, 2017
AP File Photo

A longtime neighbor accused of assaulting U.S. Sen. Rand Paul and breaking six of his ribs pleaded not guilty to assault in court in Bowling Green, Kentucky.  Rene Boucher pleaded not guilty to a fourth-degree assault charge Thursday in connection with the attack as Paul mowed his lawn in the neighborhood where they both live.

Associated Press

A federal indictment released yesterday directly implicates former Louisville coach Rick Pitino. It says Coach two at University six, was fully aware of a scheme to pay a high school recruit and also participated in the planning. Coach two and University six were confirmed to be Pitino and U of L when the scandal broke in September.

AP File Photo

Sen. Rand Paul of Kentucky says he ended up with six broken ribs after a bizarre attack by his neighbor last week while he was mowing his lawn.

Three Arrest Made In Winchester Murders

Nov 8, 2017

Two teenage girls were shot to death last night in Winchester. Police say it happened around 9:00 last night in the Washington Street Apartments parking lot.

Josh James / WUKY

Conversations are underway between the city and the University of Kentucky that could result in a major land swap deal – one that would give the school control of a number of roads in and around campus.

Kentucky Rep. Jim Wayne Will Not Seek Re-election

Nov 7, 2017
LRC Public Information

A veteran Democratic state representative from Louisville says he will not seek re-election next year.

BUILD Will Focus On Ending Drug Epidemic

Nov 7, 2017

Hundreds gathered at Shiloh Baptist Church last night for a project BUILD meeting. The group focuses on recognizing problems in the community and working towards solutions to fix them.

Josh James / WUKY

Kentucky education groups are advocating an alternative pension reform program they say will ease the financial pressure on the state while maintaining defined benefits plans for future teachers.

AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell says fellow Sen. Rand Paul's absence while recovering from an assault in which his neighbor is charged creates another challenge in what's become a daily "Maalox moment" while trying to keep together his slim Republican majority.

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