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Bluegrass Poll: McConnell takes biggest lead yet in Senate race

1 mins ago - After more than a year of campaign ads bombarding the airwaves and the candidates jockeying for votes, the latest WKYT Herald-Leader Bluegrass Poll finds Kentucky voters set to re-elect Sen. Mitch McConnell to a sixth term rather than punish the nation’s top Republican by sending Democrat Alison Lundergan Grimes to Washington.

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WKYT Investigates: How safe is your child's football helmet?

Updated: 6:21 PM - A month-long WKYT investigation discovered five high schools in central, southern and eastern Kentucky with football helmets deemed less than “good” by a rating system to denote their ability to reduce the risk of concussions.

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Lexington appeals court rejects excessive force lawsuit

Posted: 4:03 PM - A federal appeals court has rejected a lawsuit alleging Lexington police used excessive force while arresting a man with a nonverbal autism and a mental disability who died during the confrontation.

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Terminally ill Oregon woman may postpone taking her life

Brittany Maynard, during an interview, a death with dignity advocate

Posted: 2:08 PM - A 29-year-old terminally ill woman who expects to take her life under Oregon's death-with-dignity law has released a new video, saying she's feeling better and might postpone the day she had planned to die.

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SunCoke proposes plant in Greenup Co.

Posted: 11:20 AM - SunCoke Energy South Shore LLC has filed an application with Kentucky officials to build an electric generating plant in conjunction with a coke plant on about 250 acres along the Ohio River.

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Lephart named dean of UK's health sciences college

Posted: 10:27 AM - The University of Kentucky says its new dean of the College of Health Sciences is a nationally recognized scholar in sports medicine and the physical performance of military personnel.

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Halloween snow chances

Posted: 6:34 AM - Fairly cool and sunny for today, but things will change big time as we work our way into Halloween.

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