Lexington Mayor Jim Gray will appoint three Planning Commission members before he leaves office this year. He should focus on planning expertise and community vision, not more balancing of special interests.
A federal jury found a Kentucky woman guilty of using banks in money-laundering conspiracy; government seized more than $1 million in suspected drug proceeds from vehicles and a house in Scott, Fayette and Shelby counties..
The Fayette County Public Schools board on Wednesday approved a property tax increase that will fund a $13.5 million initiative to make schools safer with everything from more secure buildings to more counselors to additional metal detectors.
The state has had to recently increase the presence of law enforcement and biologists around Ky. 160 on Black Mountain and on U.S. 119 near Pine Mountain because of a prevalence of bear feeding in both areas.
A Louisville police officer found a 21-year-old mother passed out in her vehicle with an 11-month-old child in the back seat crying. The child was soaking wet and appeared exhausted from crying, police said.
More than 39,000 Kentucky Utilities customers remained without power in Fayette County on Saturday morning following several rounds of violent storms that swept through the area in the previous 24 hours, the utility reported.
Strong storms left more than 100,000 Kentucky Utilities and LG&E customers without power Friday. About 50,000 of them were in Fayette County, and about 12,000 were in Woodford. A company spokesman said some customers might not have power overnight.