Lexington high school student accidentally injured by firearm on campus, faces criminal charges

03/09/2018 10:15 AM

A student at Frederick Douglass High School in Lexington now faces criminal charges after being accidentally injured by a firearm on campus Friday morning. School officials say no one else was hurt in the incident and the student is receiving medical care. Lester Diaz, principal of Frederick Douglass, released the following statement on the school district’s website: “We are writing to make you aware of an incident that happened this morning (March 9) during our advisory class. We had a student accidentally... Read more 

Multiple agencies conduct active shooter exercise at Louisville high school

03/07/2018 02:45 PM

Gunshots rang out on the campus of Holy Cross High School in Louisville today, but, fortunately, it was only a drill. Metro Louisville emergency services conducted active shooter training in light of recent events at schools across the country. The full-scale exercise involved agencies like SWAT, fire and EMS, as well as faculty and students who volunteered to participate. Emergency officials say preparedness is a crucial piece to emergency management. “We try to do it as much as we can,” said Jody Meiman,... Read more 

Kentucky Football | National Signing Day 2018

02/07/2018 01:29 PM

Kentucky Football has officially released its list of February signees, and head coach Mark Stoops calls this year’s class “a home run.” Bios February Signees Allen Dailey, Wide Receiver, 6-3, 195, Fr-HS, Pinson, Ala. (Pinson Valley) *Three-star prospect by all the major recruiting services *No. 178 overall wide receiver and No. 36 overall prospect in the state of Alabama by 247sports *Caught 80 passes for 1,441 yards and 23 receiving touchdowns as a senior in helping Pinson Valley finish 15-0 and win the 2017 Class... Read more 

Sen. Damon Thayer applauds governor for budget proposal

01/29/2018 04:47 PM

The General Assembly has been in session for one month, but there still hasn’t been a pension reform bill filed. Spectrum News’ Don Weber caught up with Senator Damon Thayer to discuss the pension reform bill and how it will affect the budget. Governor Matt Bevin promised to contribute $3.3 billion toward the pension fund in his budget proposal. Despite cuts to education and other programs, Senator Thayer is applauding the governor for his proposal.  Read more 

Attorney General Jeff Sessions to address violent crime, opioid addiction during Louisville visit

01/29/2018 11:47 AM

Attorney General Jeff Sessions will make an appearance in Louisville on Tuesday. Sessions is expected to address efforts underway to reduce violent crime and fight the opioid crisis during the press briefing at the U.S. Attorney’s Office in downtown Louisville. Read more 

VIDEO | Kentucky Sports Television - 01.16.18

01/16/2018 07:30 PM

Before the Kentucky basketball team tips off with the South Carolina Gamecocks in Columbia, the KSTV crew discusses the match-up and Bradley’s “McKees” to the game. Plus, UK assistant coach Kenny Payne explains why he isn’t worried about Nick Richards. Watch the full episode:  Read more 

UK cheerleaders win 23rd national title

01/15/2018 08:57 AM

The University of Kentucky cheerleading team earned its 23rd national title on Sunday at the Universal Cheerleaders Association in Orlando. The title is the Cats’ third straight national title. Kentucky won its first national crown in 1985, also winning in 1987-88, 1992, 1995-2002, 2004-06, 2008-10, 2012, 2014 and 2016-18. The cheerleaders and dance team will be honored Saturday during the men’s basketball game vs. Florida.  Read more 

Has Kentucky found its leader on the court?

01/10/2018 03:52 PM

After Kentucky’s narrow escape from Texas A&M on Tuesday, Lyndsey Gough talked with SEC Country’s Kyle Tucker about the 74-73 win. Tucker explained why the victory was so impressive.  Read more 

Grimes responds to disbandment of Trump's voter fraud commission

01/04/2018 11:47 AM

Secretary of State Alison Lundergan Grimes says voter rights are under attack in response to an announcement from the White House that President Donald Trump is dissolving the Presidential Commission on Election Integrity. Trump created the commission early last year to investigate his allegations of voter fraud during the 2016 presidential election. He claimed that three to five million people voted illegally. Grimes had stymied efforts of the commission to view Kentucky voter data, denying multiple requests from the commission’s vice-chairman... Read more 

Two Kentucky cities listed among WalletHub's Best Places to Celebrate Christmas

12/23/2017 11:45 AM

Wallet Hub has released its list of Best Places to Celebrate Christmas and two Kentucky cities appear on the list. The cities of Louisville and Lexington were ranked 31st and 64th, respectively, among the country’s 100 most populated cities. The WalletHub study compared the cities across five categories, including traditions and fun, observance, generosity, shopping and costs. Chicago is ranked as the best city overall to celebrate Christmas and Hialeah, Fla. is ranked 100th. Read the full results here . Source: WalletHub Read more