Updated: 09/27/2013 - A leading Kentucky politician is weighing the idea of legalizing medical marijuana in the state.
Updated: 09/27/2013 - The letters were sent in August to about 6,500 people and said policyholders had 30 days to renew their plans for 2014 or they would have to choose a more expensive option that complies with the Affordable Care Act.
Posted: 09/18/2013 - Do you need a mammogram? WKYT, Susan G. Komen Lexington and Saint Elizabeth Healthcare are joining forces to help Kentuckians get screened.
Updated: 09/18/2013 - The mission of NHOA is to improve the quality of care for residents living in long-term care facilities. NHOA is an independent non-profit agency funded by donations and grants.
Updated: 09/17/2013 - The Census Bureau reports the number of Americans in poverty stood at 15 percent in 2012.
Posted: 09/12/2013 - More than 2 million dehumidifiers are being recalled after dozens of reports of fires and more than $2 million in property damage.
Posted: 09/11/2013 - The expansion will bring the total number of employees at the Custom Foods Owingsville facility up to nearly 350.
Updated: 09/30/2013 - You've probably seen them in parking lots and near gas stations. They're green donation bins encouraging you to drop off clothes and shoes, and donate to their non-profit organization. Many questions have been raised regarding their funding. Where are the clothes really going?
Updated: 09/11/2013 - Gov. Steve Beshear is touting changes coming under the federal health care reforms, announcing Tuesday that four out of five uninsured Kentuckians will qualify for discounts when purchasing policies.
Updated: 09/12/2013 - The Food and Drug Administration reports at least 89 people have reported getting sick after eating Chobani Greek yogurt manufactured in Twin Falls, Idaho.
Posted: 08/29/2013 - Lexington, Ky. (WKYT)-Should high school athletes be screened for heart conditions? While it seems the number of students suddenly dying of cardiac arrest has become more prevalent, cardiologists say its still rare. WKYT's Amber Philpott looks at the debate over early screening and why one University of Kentucky doctor says the focus on just student athletes might mean others are missed.
Posted: 08/20/2013 - The Children’s Advocacy Center of the Bluegrass is hosting its largest annual fundraiser, An Evening for Art and Advocacy, Friday, August 23, 2013 at the Grand Reserve Ballroom in Lexington.
Posted: 08/20/2013 - Fayette County school buses are carrying placards this year urging students to report cases of bullying when they see an incident happening.
Posted: 08/19/2013 - Students from three universities are working on a solar house concept they hope will be useful as low-cost, energy-efficient housing after natural disasters.
Posted: 08/19/2013 - Dozens of schools across Kentucky will receive help in a project to provide elementary school students with fresh produce.
Updated: 08/16/2013 - General Motors is recalling nearly 293,000 Chevrolet Cruze compact cars in the U.S. because the power-assisted brakes can fail.
Posted: 08/16/2013 - Illinois could soon join the nearly three dozen states that have raised speed limits to 70 mph or higher since Congress scrapped federal limits in 1995.
Posted: 08/16/2013 - Merck is suspending sales of its cattle feed additive Zilmax in the U.S. and Canada while it studies a possible link between Zilmax and lameness in cattle.
Posted: 08/16/2013 - An eastern Kentucky medical center has cut 148 employees.
Posted: 08/15/2013 - Comedian George Carlin joked about the "Seven Words You Can Never Say on Television," a social commentary back in the 1970s about the pitfalls of censorship.
Posted: 08/15/2013 - Swedish furniture chain IKEA is recalling two models of children's beds for repair, citing complaints over a metal rod that can break and potentially cause harm.
Updated: 08/15/2013 - According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention 66.2% of Kentucky adults are overweight and many admit to getting no physical activity at all. Amber Philpott has the story of one Lexington family's journey and their refusal to be a part of that statistic. Why they made the decision to get healthier together and in turn saw the weight drop.