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Chris Bailey’s forecast: Tracking flood threat | Lexington Herald Leader Chris Bailey’s forecast: Tracking flood threat
Rounds of showers and storms continue to target the bluegrass state, bringing a prolonged flood threat to the region. This action looks to continue right on into the upcoming weekend. … Click to Continue »
Lexington Herald Leader | February 22, 2018
For 4 days, Billy Graham packed Memorial Coliseum — and part of UK’s football stadium | Lexington Herald Leader For 4 days, Billy Graham packed Memorial Coliseum — and part of UK’s football stadium
“Jesus Christ is the truth personified and if you will follow Him and believe Him He will set you free!” That was the message then 52-year-old evangelist Billy Graham delivered … Click to Continue »
Lexington Herald Leader | February 21, 2018
77,500 people attend Billy Graham's 4-day Lexington crusade | Lexington Herald Leader 77,500 people attend Billy Graham's 4-day Lexington crusade
Evangelist Billy Graham visited the University of Kentucky campus in 1971 for a four-day Central Kentucky Crusade. It was the only crusade visit to Lexington for the man who would become the most widely heard Christian evangelist in history. … Click to Continue »
Lexington Herald Leader | February 21, 2018
Told she was ‘too dark’ to work at Olive Garden? Two women allege discrimination. | Lexington Herald Leader Told she was ‘too dark’ to work at Olive Garden? Two women allege discrimination.
Two black women have filed discrimination suits claiming that the Olive Garden restaurant in Lexington violated a state civil rights law. The suits were filed in Fayette Circuit Court last … Click to Continue »
Lexington Herald Leader | February 21, 2018
Kentucky’s special election sent a message. But it’s not what political parties think. | Lexington Herald Leader Kentucky’s special election sent a message. But it’s not what political parties think.
Is there a larger message in Tuesday’s special election results in Bullitt County’s 49th House district? Democrat Linda Belcher, who was unseated in 2016 by Republican preacher Dan Johnson as … Click to Continue »
Lexington Herald Leader | February 21, 2018
Kentucky college students may have to shell out hundreds more for this new fee | Lexington Herald Leader Kentucky college students may have to shell out hundreds more for this new fee
A proposed fee to help Kentucky’s public universities renovate and maintain aging buildings could cost college students hundreds more each year, even as tuition payments continue their steady climb. When … Click to Continue »
Lexington Herald Leader | February 21, 2018
Chris Bailey’s forecast: Tracking a prolonged flood threat | Lexington Herald Leader Chris Bailey’s forecast: Tracking a prolonged flood threat
Rounds of heavy rain and thunderstorms are moving in today and will stick around through the upcoming weekend. This begins a prolonged flood threat for much of the bluegrass state. … Click to Continue »
Lexington Herald Leader | February 21, 2018
Four ways virtual reality is coming to you | Kentucky Kernel Four ways virtual reality is coming to you
The future of gaming as promised by many tech companies has been on the rise for quite a few years now. This is old news. What isn’t old news is how this future of gaming is becoming more available than…
Kentucky Kernel | February 21, 2018
jim_gray | Kentucky Kernel jim_gray
Lexington Mayor Jim Gray spoke on polarization and compromise at the Hilary J. Boone Center in Lexington, Ky. on Feb. 20, 2018. Photo by Shannon Hickerson | Staff
Kentucky Kernel | February 21, 2018
hate speech free speech.jpg | Kentucky Kernel hate speech free speech.jpg
Panelists at UK's Free Speech vs. Hate Speech in the Jacobs Science Building on Tuesday, Feb. 20. Photo by Brandon Jent
Kentucky Kernel | February 21, 2018
Quinoa | Kentucky Kernel Quinoa
Quinoa, a grain that is non-GMO and gluten free, is a lowcarb option at approximately 220 calories per serving with only 40 grams of carbs and 4 grams of fat.
Kentucky Kernel | February 21, 2018
Capilouto Flu Shot | Kentucky Kernel Capilouto Flu Shot
University of Kentucky President Dr. Eli Capilouto received his flu shots from UK pharmacy student Leanne Hewlett in the UK pharmacy building on Oct 6, 2011. Photo by Collin Lindstrom | Staff
Kentucky Kernel | February 21, 2018
National Signing Day- Kentucky Football vs. Eastern Michigan | Kentucky Kernel National Signing Day- Kentucky Football vs. Eastern Michigan
Kentucky running back Benny Snell Jr. runs out of the tunnel before the game against Eastern Michigan on Saturday, September 30, 2017 in Lexington, Ky. Kentucky won 24-20. Photo by Chase Phillips | Staff
Kentucky Kernel | February 21, 2018
Whiskey Bear- Portrait | Kentucky Kernel Whiskey Bear- Portrait
Florence and Daniel Marlow, with their daughter Adelyn, are the creators behind Whiskey Bear. Whiskey Bear is one of the many stalls located in The Barn at Fritz Farm. The Barn is one of Kentucky's first food halls and shows…
Kentucky Kernel | February 21, 2018
Democrat wins special election to replace lawmaker who killed himself | Lexington Herald Leader Democrat wins special election to replace lawmaker who killed himself
Democrat Linda Belcher is heading back to Frankfort, giving her party fresh hope of retaking the Kentucky House of Representatives this fall. Belcher easily defeated Republican Rebecca Johnson, the widow … Click to Continue »
Lexington Herald Leader | February 21, 2018
Jury finds man not guilty in 2015 death of 13-year-old girl in I-64 wreck | Lexington Herald Leader Jury finds man not guilty in 2015 death of 13-year-old girl in I-64 wreck
Mohamed Abdullah was acquitted Wednesday of manslaughter in the death of a 13-year-old Bourbon County girl. A Scott County jury also found Abdullah, 35, not guilty of two counts of … Click to Continue »
Lexington Herald Leader | February 21, 2018
AR-15 raffle to help a Kentucky softball team strikes the chords of national gun debate | Lexington Herald Leader AR-15 raffle to help a Kentucky softball team strikes the chords of national gun debate
A fundraiser for a central Kentucky girls softball team has gotten some attention, both positive and negative, for plans to raffle off both an AR-15 and a semi-automatic pistol to … Click to Continue »
Lexington Herald Leader | February 21, 2018
Judge tells Bevin not to ‘micro-manage’ Beshear in drug-abuse legal fight | Lexington Herald Leader Judge tells Bevin not to ‘micro-manage’ Beshear in drug-abuse legal fight
A judge ruled Tuesday that Attorney General Andy Beshear can hire outside attorneys to sue drug manufacturers and distributors without getting approval from the Bevin Administration. In a 12-page ruling, … Click to Continue »
Lexington Herald Leader | February 21, 2018
Boy wanted ‘squeaky voice,’ so he inhaled helium from balloon. School suspended him. | Lexington Herald Leader Boy wanted ‘squeaky voice,’ so he inhaled helium from balloon. School suspended him.
A Fleming County mother says she’s upset because her 13-year-old son was suspended from middle school for three days because he inhaled helium from two Valentine’s Day balloons he bought … Click to Continue »
Lexington Herald Leader | February 21, 2018
Fairness Advocates Turn Up The Volume In Frankfort | WUKY Fairness Advocates Turn Up The Volume In Frankfort
The annual Kentucky Fairness Rally brought together LGBTQ advocates, lawmakers, and supporters in the Capitol rotunda Wednesday.
WUKY | February 21, 2018
Why dozens of lawsuits against diabetes drug are coming to Lexington | Lexington Herald Leader Why dozens of lawsuits against diabetes drug are coming to Lexington
Dozens of lawsuits filed across the country against a diabetes drug have been transferred to U.S. District Court in Lexington. More than 80 product-liability suits — 14 from New Jersey … Click to Continue »
Lexington Herald Leader | February 21, 2018
Threatening message on school wall leads to charges against 13-year-old girl | Lexington Herald Leader Threatening message on school wall leads to charges against 13-year-old girl
An Anderson County Middle School student faces charges after she allegedly wrote a threat on the bathroom wall of the school, Kentucky State Police said. State police received a call … Click to Continue »
Lexington Herald Leader | February 21, 2018
Can Lexington students, teachers join walkouts over gun laws, violence? | Lexington Herald Leader Can Lexington students, teachers join walkouts over gun laws, violence?
Fayette County public schools students and staff wondering whether to participate in walkouts on school campuses to convince legislators to pass tougher gun laws may soon have some guidance from … Click to Continue »
Lexington Herald Leader | February 21, 2018
‘He sees promise.’ Lexington superintendent wins national recognition. | Lexington Herald Leader ‘He sees promise.’ Lexington superintendent wins national recognition.
Education Week on Wednesday profiled Fayette County Superintendent Manny Caulk in its annual special report on 12 exceptional school district leaders from across the country. “This year, we have profiled … Click to Continue »
Lexington Herald Leader | February 21, 2018
Laurel County man accused of saying he would be ‘the next school shooter’ | Lexington Herald Leader Laurel County man accused of saying he would be ‘the next school shooter’
After days of numerous threats reportedly being made by students against Kentucky schools, a 25-year-old Laurel County man was arrested on Wednesday and accused of saying he would become “the … Click to Continue »
Lexington Herald Leader | February 21, 2018
State police: Man charged in killings of grandparents, uncle | Lexington Herald Leader State police: Man charged in killings of grandparents, uncle
Kentucky State Police say a man charged with murder in the shootings of his grandparents and uncle had been arrested in Colorado. Police spokesman Trooper Jeremy Hodges tells news outlets … Click to Continue »
Lexington Herald Leader | February 21, 2018
Corbin man accused of hiding body near cemetery. 4th murder charge added | Lexington Herald Leader Corbin man accused of hiding body near cemetery. 4th murder charge added
A Corbin man accused of killing a grandmother and her pregnant granddaughter is now accused of killing the expectant mother’s husband. Paul Brock, 37, is facing four murder charges after … Click to Continue »
Lexington Herald Leader | February 21, 2018
Boy who brought knife to school charged with attempted murder | Lexington Herald Leader Boy who brought knife to school charged with attempted murder
A 14-year-old boy has been charged with attempted murder after police say he brought a knife to school with the intention of hurting other students. The boy, a student at … Click to Continue »
Lexington Herald Leader | February 20, 2018
Pension Overhaul Bill Introduced In Kentucky Senate | WUKY Pension Overhaul Bill Introduced In Kentucky Senate
A long-awaited overhaul of one of the country's worst-funded public pension systems was introduced Tuesday in the Kentucky Senate, setting the stage for debate on one of the defining issues of this year's legislative session. The bill introduced by Republican Sen. Joe Bowen was notable in part for what it didn't include, deviating from some key provisions in an earlier plan endorsed by Gov. Matt Bevin.
WUKY | February 20, 2018
As Kentucky addicts died, drug company ‘flooded’ state with more pills, lawsuit says | Lexington Herald Leader As Kentucky addicts died, drug company ‘flooded’ state with more pills, lawsuit says
An Ohio-based drug wholesaler “saturated and flooded” rural counties in Eastern Kentucky with millions of doses of painkillers even as drug overdose deaths spiraled, Attorney General Andy Beshear’s office charged … Click to Continue »
Lexington Herald Leader | February 20, 2018
New lawsuit against Lexington pastor accuses him of embezzling $100,000 | Lexington Herald Leader New lawsuit against Lexington pastor accuses him of embezzling $100,000
A Lexington pastor under scrutiny since last fall is now accused of embezzling $100,000 of a contribution in a civil lawsuit filed by two church members. The new lawsuit from … Click to Continue »
Lexington Herald Leader | February 20, 2018
Is construction on a long-delayed movie theater near Rupp Arena finally starting? | Lexington Herald Leader Is construction on a long-delayed movie theater near Rupp Arena finally starting?
A California company that wants to build a multiplex theater at the corner of South Broadway and High Street has applied for a land disturbance permit, which would allow the … Click to Continue »
Lexington Herald Leader | February 20, 2018
UK cheerleaders arrive in South Korea to cheer for the USA in the Winter Olympics | Lexington Herald Leader UK cheerleaders arrive in South Korea to cheer for the USA in the Winter Olympics
The University of Kentucky cheerleading team arrived in South Korea on Saturday and immediately began representing the USA as part of their Winter Olympics duties. The Blue squad, fresh off … Click to Continue »
Lexington Herald Leader | February 20, 2018
Kentucky’s prison population is exploding. Here’s what Bevin wants to do about it. | Lexington Herald Leader Kentucky’s prison population is exploding. Here’s what Bevin wants to do about it.
With Kentucky’s prison population surging due to a drug addiction epidemic, Gov. Matt Bevin and Justice Secretary John Tilley urged state lawmakers Tuesday to approve legislation to control the growth … Click to Continue »
Lexington Herald Leader | February 20, 2018
Pregnant woman, grandmother were killed at home. A man they knew was charged. | Lexington Herald Leader Pregnant woman, grandmother were killed at home. A man they knew was charged.
A Corbin man was arrested Sunday for Saturday’s shooting deaths of a grandmother and her pregnant granddaughter, according to media reports. Paul Brock, 37, is facing three murder charges after … Click to Continue »
Lexington Herald Leader | February 20, 2018
Some Kentucky schools bolstering security after days of shooting threats, arrests | Lexington Herald Leader Some Kentucky schools bolstering security after days of shooting threats, arrests
(A caption on a photo of Frankfort High School  in the Frankfort  Independent School District incorrectly said police investigated a threat there. There were no threats there. Threats were investigated … Click to Continue »
Lexington Herald Leader | February 20, 2018
New temperature records are likely before substantial flood threat arrives | Lexington Herald Leader New temperature records are likely before substantial flood threat arrives
April temps may smash record highs out there today, but the focus continues to be on the rounds of heavy rain and storms on the way, WKYT chief meteorologist Chris … Click to Continue »
Lexington Herald Leader | February 20, 2018
Reported threats close Letcher Central High Tuesday | Lexington Herald Leader Reported threats close Letcher Central High Tuesday
Letcher County Central High School and an alternative high school program were closed Tuesday after Kentucky State Police relayed concerns from parents whose children had reported threats, the superintendent said. … Click to Continue »
Lexington Herald Leader | February 20, 2018
‘Building a Ferrari.’ Council considers an extra $20 million for convention center. | Lexington Herald Leader ‘Building a Ferrari.’ Council considers an extra $20 million for convention center.
A resolution authorizing up to $20 million in additional borrowing to pay for a proposed $230 million expansion and renovation of the Lexington Convention Center cleared its first hurdle Tuesday. … Click to Continue »
Lexington Herald Leader | February 20, 2018
Two Lexington hospitals announce expansion plans costing $64.4 million | Lexington Herald Leader Two Lexington hospitals announce expansion plans costing $64.4 million
The University of Kentucky Hospital has filed a request with the state to add 141 acute care beds to its existing total of 724 beds at a cost of $50 … Click to Continue »
Lexington Herald Leader | February 20, 2018
Police investigating “suspicious” missing man case | Lexington Herald Leader Police investigating “suspicious” missing man case
There are suspicious circumstances involving a missing man in Lexington, according to police. Police were called to an apartment on North Mount Tabor Road Monday afternoon to take a report … Click to Continue »
Lexington Herald Leader | February 20, 2018
SGA Presidential Debate | Kentucky Kernel SGA Presidential Debate
Presidential candidate Ross Boggess and Vice Presidential candidate Sydney Otten participated in the Student Government Association election debate on Monday, February 19, 2018 in Lexington, Ky. Boggess and Otten were the winners of the debate. The SGA Presidential election will…
Kentucky Kernel | February 20, 2018
DanceBlue- Emily Scott | Kentucky Kernel DanceBlue- Emily Scott
UK students Emily Scott and Lucy Hargis participated in DanceBlue for the first time in 2018. Photo provided by Emily Scott.
Kentucky Kernel | February 20, 2018
Janie- Art Museum | Kentucky Kernel Janie- Art Museum
Janie Welker, curator of the UK Art Museum, poses with Edward Melcarth's painting 'Excavation.' UK Art Museum's Edward Melcarth: Points of View is on display until April 8.
Kentucky Kernel | February 20, 2018
Kentucky man masterminded delivery of illegal recruits to school, lawsuit alleges | Lexington Herald Leader Kentucky man masterminded delivery of illegal recruits to school, lawsuit alleges
A civil lawsuit filed in Pike Circuit Court by the former assistant principal and boys basketball coach of Pike Central High School has revealed details of alleged recruiting being orchestrated … Click to Continue »
Lexington Herald Leader | February 20, 2018
Motorcyclist zipped by police at 170 mph. Ride ends with arrest in Lexington. | Lexington Herald Leader Motorcyclist zipped by police at 170 mph. Ride ends with arrest in Lexington.
A motorcyclist was arrested in Lexington after being clocked going about 170 mph on Interstate 64 Tuesday. Brett Nathaniel Williams, 32, was arrested by state police on Winchester Road near … Click to Continue »
Lexington Herald Leader | February 20, 2018
Attorney pledged thousands for school metal detectors. Kentucky blitz spreads. | Lexington Herald Leader Attorney pledged thousands for school metal detectors. Kentucky blitz spreads.
A Corbin attorney’s efforts to use his own and donors’ money to put metal detectors in one district has expanded to additional schools in more counties in just a few … Click to Continue »
Lexington Herald Leader | February 19, 2018
Why is Bill Belichick helping pay for Lexington’s youth football program? | Lexington Herald Leader Why is Bill Belichick helping pay for Lexington’s youth football program?
The foundation of famed New England Patriots Coach Bill Belichick has awarded $10,000 to Lexington’s youth football program. Ten NFL players are alumni of Lexington Parks and Recreation’s youth football … Click to Continue »
Lexington Herald Leader | February 19, 2018
Evicted from courthouse 6 years ago, has Lexington’s history found a new home? | Lexington Herald Leader Evicted from courthouse 6 years ago, has Lexington’s history found a new home?
Six years after it had to leave the crumbling old Fayette County Courthouse, the Lexington History Museum may finally be close to getting a new home. A city-sponsored feasibility report … Click to Continue »
Lexington Herald Leader | February 19, 2018
At least 8 jailed as police, schools react to repeated Kentucky threats | Lexington Herald Leader At least 8 jailed as police, schools react to repeated Kentucky threats
Eight juveniles and young adults in Central and Eastern Kentucky were in custody Monday after allegedly making threats over the weekend to schools in nearly a dozen counties, including Jackson, … Click to Continue »
Lexington Herald Leader | February 19, 2018