Local/Regional News

Lexington, KY – A teenage girl was allegedly raped this weekend at a University of Kentucky dormitory. Kathleen Adams has details.

Lexington, KY – While lawmakers in Washington digest the numbers in President Bush's budget, the debate over Bush's surge plans in Iraq intensifies. Josh James spoke with Kentucky Senator Mitch McConnell about the heightened debate on Capitol Hill.

Lexington, KY – Nearly four years after the creation of the Amber Alert system, an online registry program has now been launched to further aid law enforcement in tracking down missing children. Josh James has details.

Lexington, KY – Horse racing enthusiasts and fans of Kentucky Derby winner Barbaro continue to honor the colt's memory through condolence cards, and as Kathleen Adams reports, financial contributions to at least one local equine retirement facility.

Lexington, KY – Girl Scout cookies are on sale again -- this time with a twist. Kathleen Adams explains.

Lexington, KY – Applications to the University of Kentucky's medical school during the 2006-2007 cycle increased by 55 percent over the previous year. As Kathleen Adams reports, the growing numbers are part of a national trend.

Lexington, KY – University of Kentucky officials continue to formulate suggestions for increased benefits, employee assistance, and child care options based on the latest Work-Life study. Josh James has more.

Lexington, KY – Coming on the same day as news of the death of Derby winner Barbaro was the announcement of a new equine initiative University of Kentucky officials hope may advance research that could prevent injuries and infectious diseases in horses - while offering students new learning opportunities. Josh James explains.

Lexington, KY – Thousands of anti-war protesters will gather in Washington D.C. for what is being billed as the largest peace rally since the war in Iraq began. As Kathleen Adams reports, several Kentuckians plan to be on the mall.

Lexington, KY – State representatives are reacting to last night's State of the Union address. Josh James spoke with Senator Mitch McConnell about what the speech might mean for Kentucky.