Local/Regional News

Associated Press

Leading Democratic presidential contender Hillary Clinton chose Lexington’s Family Care Center off Red Mile Road to highlight her childcare agenda Tuesday.

Lexington Catholic High School, which has been hit with claims of racial and sexual discrimination in recent months, will be the scene of an NAACP rally today.

Josh James / WUKY

Millions in pharmaceutical settlement money will help Kentucky State Police prevent another enormous backlog of untested rape kits, but testing has yet to begin on the more than 3,000 unprocessed DNA samples.

Zika Threat Gets Attention Of State Health Officials

May 9, 2016
Centers For Disease Control

State officials say six people, including at least one pregnant woman, have been diagnosed with the Zika virus in Kentucky.

Associated Press

Differences over Kentucky’s health insurance exchange kicked off the war of words between Republican Gov. Matt Bevin and former Democratic Gov. Steve Beshear, and now the feud is moving to a new front.

Clintons Continue To Campaign In Kentucky

May 9, 2016
Associated Press

Democratic president candidate Hillary Clinton will make a campaign stop in Louisville this week.

Ex-UK Basketball Star Farmer Files For Bankruptcy

May 9, 2016
kentucky.com

Former state agriculture commissioner and University of Kentucky basketball star Richie Farmer, who went to prison for violating state ethics and campaign finance laws, has filed for bankruptcy.

Security Will Be Tight At Oaks And Derby

May 6, 2016
Associated Press

If you’re heading to Churchill Downs this weekend, expect to wait a little longer than in years past. 

Derby Eve Bash Moves To Distillery District This Year

May 6, 2016
derbyevelex.horse

If you’re looking for a Derby Eve Party in support of a good cause right here in Lexington, Samantha Lederman has just the thing for you.

Associated Press

Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders' campaign showed no signs of winding down Wednesday night as supporters crowded inside the Lexington Convention Center to catch a glimpse of the candidate.

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