Local/Regional News

Bishop Stowe Ready To Lead Diocese

May 6, 2015

The Catholic Diocese of Lexington has ordained a new bishop.  About 1600 people gathered for the installation mass at the Cathedral of Christ the King.

Josh James

Hemp is back – that was the message echoed by a slew of farmers and producers at a Tuesday event highlighting the crop’s progress in Kentucky.

Josh James / WUKY

GOP gubernatorial hopeful James Comer struck a defiant tone Tuesday addressing allegations that he abused a college girlfriend.

A Kentucky school bus driver accused of not alerting school officials that two boys had guns in their backpacks has entered a not guilty plea.

National Drug Czar In Kentucky

May 5, 2015

National drug czar Michael Botticelli is speaking this week in south-central Kentucky as 13 people graduate from drug court.


A real estate investor wanting to restore Muhammad Ali's boyhood home in Kentucky has a new partner in his corner. 

Group Donates Funds To Help Preserve Building

May 5, 2015

On Monday, board members of The Warwick Foundation voted to give $300,000 toward the $850,000 cost associated with moving and relocating the former Peoples Bank building on South Broadway.

Tourism Is A Booming Business In The Bluegrass

May 5, 2015

Tourism's economic impact is up in Kentucky, and Governor Steve Beshear says last year's total was more than $13 billion.

Bourbon Makers Could See Tax Breaks

May 5, 2015

Kentucky's two U.S. Senators have introduced legislation they say will level the playing field for American bourbon and whiskey producers.

Missing Inmate Caught In Louisville

May 4, 2015

An escaped Blackburn Corrections Inmate who went missing last Wednesday has been caught and is in police custody.