Local/Regional News

Trial Nearing Conclusion In Kentucky Abortion Clinic Case

Sep 8, 2017
AP Photo/Dylan Lovan

A federal trial that could determine whether Kentucky's last abortion clinic remains open is nearing a conclusion, but a ruling isn't expected for months.

Bevin Seeks Budget Cuts Of 17%

Sep 8, 2017
Associated Press

Kentucky's Republican governor wants to slash spending by more than 17 percent this year to prevent a $200 million shortfall and protect the state's credit rating. 

Associated Press

Governor Matt Bevin assured an audience of newly-promoted Kentucky State Police officers that lawmakers “have your back”  on pensions at an event in Lexington Thursday. Yet despite dire predictions if the state fails to shore up the system, the Republican says some revenue-generating ideas are effectively off the table.

Ali Center Honoring Protester Killed In Virginia

Sep 7, 2017

The Muhammad Ali Center is honoring a woman who died during a white-nationalist rally in Virginia that descended into deadly violence.

AP Photo/Susan Walsh

President Donald Trump’s decision winding down the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, or DACA, program met with a swift response in Lexington.

This morning, Lexington firefighters showed off their skills at the new tower at their training center on Old Frankfort Pike. They climbed ladders and dropped from ropes as if they were in a high-rise fire rescue, used a chain saw to simulate cutting through a roof and practiced other dangerous drills.

Private Lawmaker Meeting Prompts Open-Records Complaint

Sep 6, 2017
Legislative Research Commission

A government watchdog group has asked Kentucky's attorney general to rule whether the state House of Representatives broke the law by holding a private meeting to discuss the state's pension systems.

AP Photo/Dylan Lovan

Its survival on the line, Kentucky's last abortion clinic is bracing for a pivotal legal showdown with health regulators and the state's anti-abortion governor.

Josh James / WUKY

The Fayette County Coroner says two victims have died in two separate shootings in Lexington over the long holiday weekend.

WKU Student Charged With Fatal Shooting

Sep 5, 2017
Peter Gall

Police say a Western Kentucky University student has been arrested in the fatal weekend shooting of another student.