Rep. Stan Lee decides not to seek re-election

Conservative Republican State Representative Stan Lee, of Lexington, withdrew from the 2020 election on Friday, ending a nearly two decade tenure in the legislature.

Rival schools team up to support Jessamine County kids with cancer

Basketball players and fans from East and West Jessamine County High Schools supported the children of two of the district's teachers battling childhood cancer during a rivalry game Friday.

Psychological evaluation for former Miss Kentucky in sexting case

A former Miss Kentucky and middle school teacher will undergo a psychological evaluation prior to her sentencing in a sexting case involving a 15-year old student.

Frankfort Police ask for help finding missing woman

Anyone with information about the whereabouts of Lucinda Hannan is asked to contact Frankfort Police.

Ousted board of education members take case against governor to federal court

Ousted Kentucky Board of Education members take their case against the governor to federal court in partnership with the Bluegrass Institute for Public Policy Solutions.

Man arrested in Clay County after car chase

Matthew Mathis was charged with DUI and other offenses following a police chase in Clay County, according to deputies.

Legislative leaders consider having witnesses take an oath

Kentucky General Assembly leaders are considering requiring witnesses who testify during legislative committee meetings to be sworn in under oath.

Human trafficking victim shares her story to bring awareness

"I was trafficked. It started at the age of ten," says Sara. 

Alltech launches relief effort for Australian farmers

Alltech is launching the Australia Farming Relief Fund, which will directly provide goods and services to farmers affected by the bushfires.

Kentucky governor makes case for criminal-justice reforms

Beshear said the rising inmate populations and crumbling prisons are sapping the state of money needed for education and health care.

Court to look anew at health care law birth control rules

The Supreme Court will consider allowing the Trump administration to enforce rules that allow more employers to deny insurance coverage for contraceptives.

House Republicans to offer public assistance reform bill

Lawmakers say the bill will encourage people to enter the workforce by helping them overcome such barriers as health insurance and child care costs.

Iran’s top leader strikes defiant tone amid month of turmoil

Ayatollah Ali Khamenei dismissed “American clowns” who he said pretend to support the Iranian nation but would stick their “poisoned dagger” into its back.

Mother, daughter die in residential fire

A mother and her 6-year-old daughter were found dead after their home caught fire.

Authorities looking for missing teen in Laurel County

Anyone with information about Taylor Roark's whereabouts should contact the Laurel County Sheriff's Office.
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Kentucky Distillers’ Association Joins Spirit United

Frankfort, Ky-- The Kentucky Distillers' Association is partnering with the Distilled Spirits Council to join 'Spirits United'. Spirits United is a grassroots networking site of...

Dershowitz, Starr join Trump impeachment legal defense

Trump faces charges of abuse of power and obstructing Congress.

Lawmaker: Changes being made to Kentucky immigration bill

Republican Sen. Danny Carroll announced pending changes Thursday.

Freeze for Freedom 5k to bring awareness to human trafficking

It's Human Trafficking Prevention Awareness Month and Unshackled by Love Ministries invites the community of Lexington to their Freeze for Freedom 5k run and 1-mile walk on Saturday.

Officials to begin 3-year study of elk in Kentucky

Study to focus on elk reproduction and survival

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