Local/Regional News

AP / Timothy Easley

Kentucky Secretary of State Alison Lundergan Grimes takes to the podium at the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia tonight.

Gray, Paul Campaign In Coal Country Tuesday (Updated)

Jul 26, 2016
Associated Press

Kentucky's U.S. Senate candidates are campaigning in eastern Kentucky as the race picks up steam heading into the annual Fancy Farm picnic.

Josh James / WUKY

Lexington residents will have an opportunity to weigh in on the Lexington Police Department in August.


How do you make a documentary portrait about a writer who doesn’t want to appear on camera? That was the dilemma facing Austin-based filmmaker Laura Dunn as she put together The Seer, a new documentary that uses author Wendell Berry’s work to explore traditional rural farming and the threats to it.

UofL Trustees Set To Decide President's Fate

Jul 25, 2016

University of Louisville trustees appear ready to decide the status of embattled campus President James Ramsey.

Associated Press

Republican U.S. Sen. Rand Paul has raised more than $1.2 million in the fundraising quarter that ended June 30.

Death Row Inmate Sues State Over Kosher Meals

Jul 25, 2016
Kentucky Department of Corrections

A Kentucky death row inmate has filed a federal lawsuit against the state claiming he is being denied kosher food at the state penitentiary.

Prayer Service Tonight For Laura Babbage

Jul 25, 2016

A community-wide prayer service is being held tonight for Laura Babbage, wife of former Kentucky State Auditor and Secretary of State Bob Babbage. 

Kentucky is sending 60 delegates to the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia this week.

AP / Andre Penner

Lexington now has its first lab-confirmed case of the Zika virus. The disease was detected in a Fayette County infant born to a woman who traveled to a Zika hotspot.