In 2011, the city of Lexington agreed to $590 million in storm water and sewer upgrades as part of an agreement with the EPA. To date, the city has spent $229 million. But a major sewer line replacement projects could drive up costs.
A Kentucky House committee on Wednesday approved a bill that would ban abortion in Kentucky for women seeking to end their pregnancies because of their unborn child’s sex, race, color, national origin or disability.
Some parents of students at the Kentucky School for the Deaf at Danville are asking Kentucky Board of Education members to act on alleged problems at the residential school ranging from student safety to bad food to bed bugs in a dorm.
Most Kentucky voters and gun owners support a state law requiring a permit and safety training to carry a concealed handgun in public and do not want to see it changed, a poll released Wednesday shows.
Railbird Festival will bring A-list music to Keeneland in Lexington, Kentucky, according to Lexington Mayor Linda Gorton. The festival is by AC Entertainment, the producers of Forecastle and Bonnaroo, and will be Aug. 10-11.
A Lexington councilman urged his colleagues Tuesday to reverse an earlier decision to exempt properties along Nicholasville Road from a six-month moratorium on demolitions and zone changes as the neighborhood seeks an historic designation.
Heavy rains have pushed Lake Cumberland to a level not seen in more than 20 years. The elevation of the lake surface was 741.62 feet above sea level at noon Wednesday, according to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.
Attorneys for the Covington Catholic High School student who became the center of a national news story have filed a multimillion-dollar lawsuit against The Washington Post. President Trump praised the suit.
State Sen. Tom Buford has filed a bill calling for tougher staffing standards for Kentucky’s nursing homes, which are among the lowest rated in the nation. Federal law only requires nursing homes to have “sufficient” staff.
Ashley N. Mullins, 31, of East Bernstadt is charged with driving under the influence, possession of marijuana and having no registration plates or registration receipt, according to the Laurel County Sheriff’s Office.
The Bluegrass Sports Commission has terminated Chief Executive Officer Brian Miller after discovering “possible inappropriate business activities.” It is struggling with financial issues stemming from the Barbasol PGA Tournament.