• Woodford County castle sells to a group of investors for $8.7 million July 22, 2017
    A group of investors are the new owners of the castle on U.S. 60 in Woodford County. Tom Post, the Miami lawyer who turned the property into a boutique inn … Click to Continue »
  • UK patient with artificial heart gets birthday surprise July 21, 2017
    When Lester Walters woke up Friday morning, he didn’t have big plans. A patient of nearly eight month at the University of Kentucky Chandler Medical Center, Walters takes his life … Click to Continue »
  • Lexington police charge two in bank robbery July 21, 2017
    Lexington police obtained warrants Friday charging two men in a March bank robbery. Michael T. Taylor, 39, and Jermaine M. Benton, 25, were charged with first-degree robbery, according to a … Click to Continue »
  • Abortion fight rages in Kentucky, which has just 1 clinic July 21, 2017
    Both sides in the abortion fight raging in Kentucky agree on one thing: The stakes are as high as ever in a state that could become the first in the … Click to Continue »
  • Spicer quits as press secretary after dispute over Trump appointment July 21, 2017
    Sean Spicer, the White House press secretary, resigned Friday after denouncing chaos in the West Wing and telling President Donald Trump he vehemently disagreed with the appointment of the New … Click to Continue »
  • Coroner releases name of 80-year-old man killed in crash with horse July 21, 2017
    A man driving to work early Friday morning was killed when a horse ran into the path of his vehicle in Bourbon County, according to the local coroner. The horse … Click to Continue »
  • 'I'll never forgive myself': Should parents face charges when kids find loaded guns? July 21, 2017
    A child shoots himself or another child in Kentucky once every seven weeks, on average, according to a database created by the Herald-Leader using police reports, news stories, obituaries, social media and other public sources. Law-enforcement officials usually sympathize with the grieving adults who most likely would be held responsible, so cases are quietly closed. […]
  • Former county jail in Kentucky auctioned for $110K July 21, 2017
    A Kentucky county detention center has been auctioned off for $110,000. WPSD-TV reports the Hickman County Jail was auctioned to Thomas Jones and Bryan Thomas Jones on Thursday. The jail … Click to Continue »
  • Man, horse die in crash in Kentucky July 21, 2017
    A man and a horse have been killed in a crash in Kentucky. WKYT-TV reports the crash happened just before 3 a.m. Friday in Bourbon County, near the Fayette County … Click to Continue »
  • Heat advisory in effect for much of Kentucky July 21, 2017
    Much of Kentucky is under a heat advisory as indexes rise above 100 degrees. The National Weather Service in Louisville has issued the advisory for the afternoon and evening on … Click to Continue »