Lexington

A kid was trying to stop a package theft. Instead he was attacked by a postal worker.

A boy trying to stop a package theft was attacked Sunday afternoon by a postal worker even though the postal worker knew the boy was not the thief, …

Crime

Hey, Cat-lanta, get up early to watch Monday’s Georgia Dome implosion

University of Kentucky basketball fans have logged innumerable miles and booked countless hotel rooms to watch their Wildcats transform Atlanta into …

Kentucky

The winter forecast

Good Sunday, everyone. With colder winds blowing, and a few snowflakes flying around, it’s a good day to focus on the upcoming winter. Will we see …

Weather

Can Kentucky bounce back from difficult loss and get ready for rivalry game?

Kentucky wasn’t happy about the loss.<p>The Cats weren’t pleased about being throttled 42-13 at Sanford Stadium on Saturday night.<p>But Benny Snell took …

College Football

Kentucky or Duke? Mark Pope likes one team’s offense, the other’s defense

Kentucky and Duke are the Hatfields and McCoys of college basketball. Or, if you like your analogies more current, the <b>Mitch McConnell</b> and <b>Steve …

College Basketball

Stein

Who knew, but Willie Cauley-Stein felt trapped in the starting lineup.<p>Not that the third-year big man out of the University of Kentucky was against …

Basketball

Kentucky football finishes another SEC season unable to compete with the big boys

Kentucky trailed by eight points with 3:18 left on the first-half clock when Georgia took over the football on its own 49-yard line. Bulldogs …

College Football

Former UK basketball player fired from state job. No reason is given.

Former University of Kentucky basketball player Winston Bennett of Louisville was fired Oct. 12 from his $73,500-a-year job in the Kentucky Labor …

College Basketball

Mishmash of tax breaks unfair, shrinks Ky. budget

“Something don’t seem fair.”<p>That’s what Mark Lunsford told reporter Bill Estep when he learned the property tax rate on his 21-foot bass boat is 30 …

Kentucky

‘I saw blood shoot out of my head.’ Kentucky fan recalls South Carolina gunfight, recovery

Denise Massey saw the muzzle flash from the gunshot reflected in the windows of Vista businesses in the early hours of Sept. 16.<p>She saw blood …

Crime

Five things to know about East Tennessee State basketball

Five things about Kentucky men’s basketball’s Friday night opponent, East Tennessee State:<p><b>1. Steve Forbes won 51 games his first two years at ETSU</b><p>The …

College Basketball

Why do the feds care about Lexington’s rainbow crosswalks? A city official asked them

It was a question from a local government official that prompted the federal government to ask Lexington Mayor Jim Gray to remove rainbow-themed …

Kentucky

Lexington keeps current growth boundary, but expansion could come as soon as 2020

The Lexington Council voted unanimously Thursday night to keep Fayette County’s current growth boundary but made some key changes that could open new …

Kentucky

50 years ago, Red River Gorge almost became a lake. The story of a hike that saved it.

It is hard to imagine now, but the Red River Gorge, a natural and archaeological wonder that has become one of the region’s most popular hiking and …

Kentucky

UK’s early signing class brings ‘a little bit of everything’ to Calipari’s backcourt

For the UK basketball program, the area of need was clear going into the most meaningful months of this 2018 recruiting cycle.<p>Expected to return a …

College & University

Could this change bring more concerts and bigger artists to Rupp Arena?

The Lexington Center Corporation is considering a new partnership that officials hope will help attract more concerts and bigger artists to Rupp …

Kentucky

Five theories on the decline in UK home basketball attendance

Through two regular season men’s basketball home games, Kentucky is averaging 19,991 fans in Rupp Arena. For roughly 99.7 percent of the men’s …

College Basketball

Moore’s alleged pursuit of a young girl is the symptom of a larger problem in evangelical circles

We need to talk about the segment of American culture that probably doesn’t think the allegations against Republican Senate candidate Roy Moore are …

Religion

PGA Championship returning to Kentucky — in May instead of August this time

Valhalla Golf Club in Louisville will be the site of the 2024 PGA Championship, the PGA of America announced Thursday.<p>The 106th PGA Championship, to …

Golf

Lexington Cemetery and city finalize deal to move Confederate statues

The Lexington Cemetery and the city have finalized an agreement that will allow two Confederate statues to be permanently moved to the Leestown Road …

Kentucky

ESPN reporter says she wasn’t offended during Calipari interview

Maria Taylor, the ESPN sideline reporter who interviewed Kentucky men’s basketball coach John Calipari at halftime Tuesday night, posted a video on …

John Calipari

2 miles of I-64 East closed following fatal wreck

Part of eastbound Interstate 64 in Franklin County has been shut down following a fatal collision involving an overturned tractor-trailer, according …

Kentucky

Amazon gives Prime members taste of discounts at Whole Foods

Ahead of Thanksgiving, Amazon is giving Prime members their first taste of special discounts at its recently acquired Whole Foods stores.<p>Amazon says …

Amazon

Is Clemson the leader for Zion Williamson? Top recruiting analyst explains his prediction

Zion Williamson — the most-hyped basketball recruit in the country — tipped off his final high school season Tuesday night in Asheville, N.C.<p>The …

College & University

Could this be Kentucky’s first charter school? It just took a big first step.

Could Eastern Kentucky University’s semi-private Model Laboratory School become Kentucky’s first charter school?<p>The Eastern Kentucky University Board …

Education

Judge rules Bevin can reorganize education boards, but he went too far with one

A circuit judge ruled Wednesday that Gov. Matt Bevin can reorganize state education boards when the legislature is not in session, but his …

School Administration

Three encouraging takeaways from Kentucky’s loss to Kansas

Three takeaways from Kentucky’s 65-61 loss to Kansas in the Champions Classic at the United Center on Tuesday night:<p><b>1. Come on, if you’re a Kentucky</b> …

College Basketball

What John Calipari thought when he looked at scoreboard against Kansas

Sports<p>Through two games, Kentucky sophomore Sacha Killeya-Jones looks much improved. Why?<p>After win over Vermont, Kentucky’s players talked about …

College Basketball

State commission stays silent on Lexington’s decision to move Confederate statues

Leaders of the Kentucky Military Heritage Commission were silent Tuesday about the city of Lexington’s surprise removal last month of two …

Government

Herro is one of the best shooters Calipari has recruited to UK. He could join this list next.

The addition of four-star shooting guard recruit Tyler Herro on Tuesday gives UK a dynamic offensive threat for next season and — with Herro not …

College Basketball