LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — UK Health Care plans to buy 27 acres of land in central Kentucky to build a new medical campus, the University of Kentucky announced.
Plans for the medical campus include a new regional hospital facility, medical office building and other clinical facilities, with a focus on providing acute and outpatient care, media outlets reported.
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky agriculture appears to be on a record pace to surpass $7 billion in cash receipts in 2022, bolstered by robust commodity prices that could reward farmers hit hard by rapidly rising production costs, an agricultural economist told state lawmakers Thursday.
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — An attorney working at the University of Kentucky has been hired as the new top lawyer for the University of Virginia.
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Gov. Andy Beshear cleared the way Tuesday for a cannabis research center to open as he reviews whether he has the executive authority to singlehandedly legalize medical marijuana in Kentucky.
LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — The University of Kentucky said a weekly testing requirement for students and employees who are vaccinated against the coronavirus would end Monday.
The move comes amid high vaccination rates at the school and lower rates of the virus on campus and in the Lexington community, news outlets reported, citing an email from UK President Eli Capilouto.
LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) —
Three men have pleaded guilty to charges in the death of a University of Kentucky student who was fatally shot during a robbery.
Roman Gonzalez, Justin Delone Smith and Efrain Diaz, Jr.
SOMERSET, Ky. (AP) — A driver who crashed a vehicle while fleeing from officers has died and two passengers were injured, Kentucky State Police said.
Timothy S. Mcculley, 36, of London fled from the Wayne County Sheriff’s Office on Thursday following a theft that had occurred in Monticello, police said in a statement.
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — The Kentucky Senate passed a measure Thursday to regulate name, image and likeness compensation for college athletes, a day after the strategy won an endorsement from University of Kentucky men's basketball coach John Calipari.
LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — Larry Forgy, a Republican stalwart who ran for governor three times in Kentucky, losing a heartbreakingly close election in 1995, has died. He was 82.
LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — The University of Kentucky said it has found no criminal wrongdoing directly related to the death of a fraternity member in October but has found illegal activity involving identification cards as well as violations of university policy.
LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — A Kentucky coroner has concluded that alcohol toxicity caused the death two months ago of a University of Kentucky fraternity member, classifying the death as an accidental overdose, authorities said.
Having endured bumpy seasons of global trade fights and slumping commodity prices, Kentucky agriculture appears poised to reap record-setting cash receipts this year — fueled by strong crop yields and surging grain exports, agricultural economists said Thursday.
LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — Twenty-four employees at the University of Kentucky have been placed on administrative leave for not complying with COVID-19 testing policies, university officials said.
In addition, 146 students haven’t complied with the university rule that unvaccinated students and staff must get tested regularly for COVID-19, news outlets reported.
LEBANON, Ky. (AP) — A deputy and a male suspect were both hospitalized after a shooting in central Kentucky, police said.
The Kentucky State Police Critical Incident Response Team is investigating circumstances of Thursday's shooting involving a Marion County Sheriff's deputy, state police said in a statement.
LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — A first-year University of Kentucky student died after being found unresponsive at a fraternity house, and the coroner's office said the student died from “presumed alcohol toxicity.”
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — The University of Kentucky will purchase 44% of the output of a new 125-megawatt solar power facility, through an agreement with its electricity provider, Kentucky Utilities Company, the university said.
LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — A former University of Kentucky student has been acquitted of a reckless homicide charge in a DUI crash that killed a 4-year-old child after a football game.
A jury deliberated about eight hours on Thursday night in Lexington before acquitting 21-year-old Jacob Heil of the homicide charge.
LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — A trial began Monday for a former University of Kentucky student charged in the death of a 4-year-old child in a DUI crash.
The child, Marco Shemwell, was crossing a street outside a Kentucky football game in Lexington when he was struck and killed.
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — The University of Kentucky is opposing a move by the state to trademark the phrase “Team Kentucky" for use on clothing products.
The university argued last week in a notice of opposition with a board in the United States Patent and Trademark Office that it would “likely ...
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — The Kentucky Supreme Court will hear oral arguments in four cases this week, officials said.
Two cases will be heard on Wednesday and two will be heard on Thursday, a statement from the court clerk said.
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky former House Majority Leader John “Bam” Carney died Saturday after battling an illness since late 2019. He was 51.
According to a family statement posted by Mark Carney on Facebook, that John Carney “passed peacefully” at the University of Kentucky medical center.
LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — A University of Kentucky graduate has been honored for his $22 million gift in support of medical education at the state's flagship university.
Dr. Michael D. Rankin's gift is the second-largest single gift in the university's history.
STANTON, Ky. (AP) — A 24-year-old University of Kentucky student who went hiking at Red River Gorge has been found dead at the bottom of a 150-foot cliff, authorities said.
Powell County Search and Rescue said in a statement that the organization was notified Tuesday that the woman had gone hiking Monday and did not return...
ASHLAND — Community Hospice will host a Social Work Continuing Education program on Thursday, March 28, at its office located at 1480 Carter Avenue in Ashland, Kentucky. The program is presented by the University of Kentucky College of Social Work.
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — A Kentucky company says it has developed hemp plants that don't contain any THC, which is marijuana's main psychoactive component...
The University of Kentucky has launched the public phase of a $2 billion-plus fundraising campaign, laying out a set of goals that include expanding student scholarships and boosting medical research in a state struggling with high rates of cancer and other chronic illnesses...
FRANKFORT, Ky. — Gov. Matt Bevin on Thursday appointed Kimberly Scott McCann, of Ashland, to the University of Kentucky Board of Trustees.
McCann is a veteran attorney, representing public school districts across the commonwealth as well as many small and large businesses, according to a news release from the governor's office.
I have a group of friends, college roommates at the University of Kentucky, that I’ve known since 1974. We met in our freshman dormitory and roomed together in a series of apartments and rental houses throughout our college years.
MIDWAY, Ky. -- Sara Day Evans compares her mother Joyce to the "hidden figures" NASA computational whizzes profiled in 2016's hit movie starring Taraji P. Henson. The women in the film did the mathematics during the early years of the United States space program.
OWENSBORO, Ky. (AP) — The judge handling the case of the former University of Kentucky board chairman charged with rape has recused himself...
LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — The University of Kentucky has partnered with a Chinese company on a project to capture and store carbon dioxide emissions at a power plant in China.
The university says carbon dioxide will be captured from a coal-burning unit at the Shengli power plant in Dongying in eastern China.