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City Hall Proposal Celebrated, Panned At Public Meeting | WUKY
WUKY | August 15, 2018
Neighborhood residents, business owners, traffic planners, architects, and even a former mayor offered their two cents on a 35-year, multi-million dollar proposal to rehome Lexington's government center Tuesday night.
Take a mini vacay | Kentucky Kernel
Kentucky Kernel | August 14, 2018
If you’re like me and took summer classes and/or worked all summer (inserts sleepy emoji), you’re already tired — before the fall semester has a chance to start!
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Kentucky Kernel | August 14, 2018
The Football Team training camp Friday, August 10, 2018. Photo by Britney Howard | UK Athletics
Gavel | Kentucky Kernel
Kentucky Kernel | August 14, 2018
The Kentucky court of appeals has ordered that oral arguments will be heard the Kernel vs. UK lawsuit case concerning the open records act on Sept. 25, 2018.
Kentucky appeals panel will hear oral arguments in Kernel v. UK lawsuit concerning open records | Kentucky Kernel
Kentucky Kernel | August 14, 2018
A Kentucky Court of Appeals panel will hear oral arguments in the Kernel Press v. University of Kentucky lawsuit.
Lexington Sergeant Accused Of Stalking | WUKY
WUKY | August 14, 2018
A Sergeant with the Lexington Police Department since 2007 has been reassigned after a woman he was allegedly dating files a restraining order against him.
Debris Field Raises Price Of New Lexington School | WUKY
WUKY | August 14, 2018
It’s going to cost $1.2 million more to build the newest elementary school in Fayette County. A brand new elementary school on Athens Boonesboro Road is under construction and set to open next school year. But contractors found a hitch during construction. Workers uncovered debris that goes down a...
Bevin Promotes Chinese Partnership Amid US Trade Dispute | WUKY
WUKY | August 14, 2018
Facing a growing trade dispute between the world's largest economies that threatens Kentucky's growing auto industry, Republican Gov. Matt Bevin struck an optimistic tone during a meeting with China's ambassador to the U.S. as he pledged to woo more Chinese-owned companies to the state.
Lawmakers Urged To Update Ethics Law To Combat Harassment | WUKY
WUKY | August 14, 2018
An ethics commission is urging Kentucky lawmakers to update the state's legislative ethics law to fill a void in the fight against sexual harassment cases that surface at the state Capitol.
Lexington Herald Leader | August 14, 2018
It’s another day of isolated showers and storms across central and eastern Kentucky, but more widespread action is on the way. This returns just in time to begin the new … Click to Continue »
Lexington Herald Leader | August 14, 2018
Two were sentenced to federal prison on Monday after pleading guilty in Boyd County to conspiracy to distribute fentanyl, according to the Department of Justice. Demetre Brown-Lovelace, 27, of Belleville, … Click to Continue »
Lexington Herald Leader | August 14, 2018
With school starting Wednesday, Fayette County Public Schools and AAA are launching a campaign featuring yard signs that say “School’s Open Drive Carefully.” Motorists are urged to slow down and … Click to Continue »
Lexington Herald Leader | August 14, 2018
A woman was on life support at an Elizabethtown hospital after an attack left her unresponsive, police said. The man accused of assault and sodomy says the two had sex. … Click to Continue »
Lexington Herald Leader | August 14, 2018
The U.S. Department of Education suggests simple tips to help your children have a successful school year. … Click to Continue »
Lexington Herald Leader | August 14, 2018
An 87-year-old man and 46-year-old man died Monday when a trailer of a commercial vehicle detached and crashed into the vehicles they were driving on Georgetown Road. Raymond Gay, 87, … Click to Continue »
Lexington Herald Leader | August 14, 2018
The University of Kentucky Chandler Hospital continues to be ranked the number one regional facility in Kentucky by U.S. News and World Report, which released its Best Hospitals Rankings Tuesday. … Click to Continue »
Lexington Herald Leader | August 14, 2018
Kentucky parole board member Caroline Mudd questioned John Paul Works about why he killed officer Regina Nickles during a parole hearing Tuesday. The two members who heard Works put off until next week a decision on releasing Works from prison. … Click to Continue »
Lexington Herald Leader | August 14, 2018
A decision on paroling John Paul Works, convicted in the 1998 shooting death of Harrodsburg police officer Regina Nickles, has been postponed until Aug. 20. A two-member panel of the … Click to Continue »
Lexington Herald Leader | August 14, 2018
After years of delays, Kentucky residents will be able in January to obtain drivers licenses with security improvements required for air travel. The state is one of the last to … Click to Continue »
Teacher Candidacies Surge In Wake Of Spring Walkouts | WUKY
WUKY | August 13, 2018
The spring of teacher uprisings has given way to summer, but these are anything but lazy days for educators continuing the fight through their own election campaigns.
Lexington Launches Free Bus Pass Program For Homeless | WUKY
WUKY | August 13, 2018
A Kentucky city has launched a pilot program that aims to connect homeless people trying to find employment and housing with transportation resources.
Kentucky To Offer New Drivers Licenses To Comply With Federal Law | WUKY
WUKY | August 13, 2018
Kentucky will begin offering new driver's licenses in January to comply with changes in federal law. Congress passed the Real ID act in 2005 in the aftermath of the 9/11 terrorist attacks. It required states to update the security of their driver's licenses. Kentucky is one of the last states to com...
Barr To Donate Money Received From Embattled GOP Congressman | WUKY
WUKY | August 13, 2018
Amid calls to return campaign dollars from the political action committee of embattled Congressman Chris Collins, Sixth District Rep. Andy Barr says he’s planning to donate $3,000 to a veterans’ charity.
Lexington Herald Leader | August 13, 2018
Georgetown Road was shut down Monday following a serious injury collision involving a tractor-trailer and at least one passenger vehicle, according to the Lexington Traffic Management Center. The road is … Click to Continue »
Lexington Herald Leader | August 13, 2018
Two Kentucky elementary schools have started the academic year by installing large two-story indoor slides, not necessarily as play equipment but in an attempt to change the culture in the … Click to Continue »
Lexington Herald Leader | August 13, 2018
Democratic Congressional candidate Amy McGrath is pushing back against the Republican-backed narrative that she’s a liberal outsider in an unconventional ad her campaign released Friday. McGrath said she has intentionally … Click to Continue »
Lexington Herald Leader | August 13, 2018
Gov. Matt Bevin filed an appeal Friday asking the Kentucky Supreme Court to overturn a lower court’s ruling that struck down Kentucky’s new public pension law. A few hours later, … Click to Continue »
Lexington Herald Leader | August 13, 2018
Somerset Mayor Edward Girdler is accused of leaving the scene after hitting a juvenile bicyclist, who was flown to a Lexington’s hospital, according to Kentucky State Police. At 7:26 p.m. … Click to Continue »
Lexington Herald Leader | August 13, 2018
Two elementary schools in Bowling Green installed large indoor slides this school year in an attempt to change the culture in the building. Students climb on the slide, glide down it, and are assigned to groups. … Click to Continue »
Lexington Herald Leader | August 13, 2018
It’s shaping up to be another active week of weather for central and eastern Kentucky, with additional rounds of showers and storms rumbling through, especially for the second half of … Click to Continue »
Lexington Herald Leader | August 13, 2018
Fayette County school buses hit the road Monday for a dry run. Over 240 buses were driven on their regular morning and evening routes. 285 buses are used to transport about 20,000 students. School starts Wednesday. … Click to Continue »
Lexington Herald Leader | August 13, 2018
Lexington is going back to school in a big way Wednesday, when Fayette County schools start and thousands of University of Kentucky Students begin moving into dorms. The combination promises … Click to Continue »
Lexington Herald Leader | August 13, 2018
The price tag has gone up $1.2 million on Lexington’s newest elementary school after debris was found underground on the construction site that covers an area about the size of … Click to Continue »
Lexington Herald Leader | August 13, 2018
The most common barrier for people trying to move from homelessness to housed is lack of transportation. Last week, Lexington and Lextran launched a free bus pass program for homeless … Click to Continue »
Lexington Herald Leader | August 13, 2018
A woman has filed an emergency order of protection against high-profile Lexington police Sgt. Jervis Middleton after recent actions caused her to “fear for the temporary safety of myself and … Click to Continue »
Lexington Herald Leader | August 12, 2018
Kentucky had one of the highest rates in the nation of pregnant women using opioids in recent years, providing another example of the state’s struggle with abuse of the painkilling … Click to Continue »
Lexington Herald Leader | August 12, 2018
A huge upper level low continues to work across the Ohio Valley, bringing the chance for additional scattered showers and storms. This setup is part of the overall active pattern … Click to Continue »
Lexington Herald Leader | August 12, 2018
The northern Kentucky city of Maysville on Thursday became the tenth city in the state to pass a fairness ordinance, according to the Fairness Campaign. The fairness ordinance will prohibit … Click to Continue »
Lexington Herald Leader | August 12, 2018
Ayanna Darrington plays basketball, soccer and volleyball, but it was her track performance that set her apart Saturday night. For the second year in a row, the Lexington 12-year-old won … Click to Continue »
Lexington Herald Leader | August 12, 2018
A Bath County teen-anger was killed in a car wreck Saturday night on KY 36 in Bath County, Kentucky State Police said Sunday. Police said Daniel J. Spence, 18, of … Click to Continue »
Lexington Herald Leader | August 12, 2018
A new city government center has been discussed for decades in Lexington. During that time, the city has spent more than $300,000 on studies and consultants to help it find … Click to Continue »
Lexington Herald Leader | August 11, 2018
A man died in a crash that shut down Old Frankfort Pike for several hours Friday night. Lexington police said the man, who had not been publicly identified as of … Click to Continue »
Lexington Herald Leader | August 11, 2018
A Kentucky physician convicted of improper prescribing after having patients die of drug overdoses has been sentenced to four years and two months in federal prison. Roy D. Reynolds, 69, … Click to Continue »
Lexington Herald Leader | August 11, 2018
Two people were killed in a crash early Saturday in Woodford County, according to WLEX-18. Police told the station the two people were killed and a third injured in a … Click to Continue »
Lexington Herald Leader | August 11, 2018
A Lexington family had to make an unexpected trip the the emergency room after two children playing on a Lexington playground found a container filled with drugs, their father said. … Click to Continue »
The case for living off campus: How much money can you actually save? | Kentucky Kernel
Kentucky Kernel | August 10, 2018
UK has widely advertised the benefits of living on-campus, but there are also ample benefits to living off-campus.
Cats Play Lights Out In Second Bahamas Win | WUKY
WUKY | August 10, 2018
NASSAU, Bahamas – John Calipari offered a warning to his team on Thursday night. "These are grown men tonight," Coach Cal said before UK took on San Lorenzo de Almagro in the second game of its Big Blue Bahamas Tour. "You're either going to go at them or they're going to push you around."
McConnell Praises Trump's Tough Trade Stance Toward China | WUKY
WUKY | August 10, 2018
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell has praised President Donald Trump's tough trade actions against China and says any efforts by Congress to block the president's use of tariffs would likely "not be achievable."
Video Appears To Show Man Accused Of Threatening Trump | WUKY
WUKY | August 10, 2018
Kentucky State Police say it appears that a man wanted for allegedly threatening President Donald Trump, Medal of Honor recipient Dakota Meyer and others stole a vehicle belonging to Meyer's brother.
Korean War Soldier Returning Home To Kentucky For Burial | WUKY
WUKY | August 10, 2018
The remains of a Kentucky soldier who disappeared after a 1950 Korean War battle will be returned home for a burial with full military honors.