Local/Regional News

A group of eastern Kentucky leaders has endorsed a plan that would set aside money to help boost the region's struggling economy.

Kentucky is soliciting proposals from companies interested in building and operating a lodging facility at General Burnside Island State Park on Lake Cumberland near Somerset.

A federal judge has recused himself from hearing the case against an outgoing Kentucky lawmaker and a retired state mine inspector facing bribery charges.

KSP Increasing Patrols For Holiday Weekend

Nov 26, 2014

Motorists will have plenty of company on the roadways this holiday weekend, including Kentucky State Police Cruisers.

Josh James / WUKY

The “Sharing Thanksgiving” event is one of the largest food distribution efforts God’s Pantry undertakes each year – and 2014 is no different.

Josh James / WUKY

One often hears people talk about “the gift of song,” but it’s no cliché for one University of Kentucky Healthcare patient.

Lexington officials say the city's "Food For Fines" program, which allows drivers who have a parking ticket to pay for it with canned goods, has brought in more than 900 cans of food in its first seven days.

Josh James / WUKY

Just days before Thanksgiving, one group on the University of Kentucky campus is asking students to rethink that traditional turkey dinner.


The grand jury decision not to indict Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson in the shooting death of Michael Brown has prompted protests across the country – and Lexington joined that list of communities Tuesday.

Kentucky Supreme Court Justice Will T. Scott is considering a run for governor in 2015.