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Bluegrass Poll: Senate race swings toward McConnell

Updated: 08/02/2014 - The pendulum in the race for Kentucky's senate seat is swinging ever-so-slightly toward Sen. Mitch McConnell over his Democratic challenger Alison Lundergan Grimes, according to the latest Bluegrass Poll.

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Most Wanted: Hunt for suspect in Lexington murder

Updated: 07/25/2014 - Officials say Anthony Carter was shot on Chestnut Street in Lexington on June 11. Police said he was taken to the hospital where he died from his injuries. Officials said not long after the shooting, police started getting statements from witnesses who saw Jefferey Morris in an argument with the victim before the shooting. They then saw him leaving the scene on a bicycle.

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WKYT Investigates: The revolving door for criminals

Updated: 07/24/2014 - "A very small percentage of the criminals commit the vast majority of crime," said Ray Larson, Fayette County's top prosecutor. Larson said those criminals are the winners of a "catch and release" stance, or soft approach, on crime.

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Passion for veterans lands Heather French Henry new role

Updated: 07/23/2014 - Her name has been tossed around the Kentucky political arena more than once, but recently an appointment from Governor Steve Beshear landed a former Miss America in Frankfort. Its a job that is more than personal to her and one she has spent more than a decade working for, veterans issues. Recently, WKYT's Amber Philpott sat down with the new Commissioner of Veterans Affairs in Kentucky, Heather French Henry.

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Arrest in Kentucky cab driver's murder

Updated: 07/21/2014 - Four days after the murder of a Kentucky cab driver the man accused of killing him sits in a New York jail cell waiting to answer to the charges.

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Lifesaving or controversial? New class teaches infants to survive in water

Updated: 07/21/2014 - Summer is in full swing, with many of us visiting the pool and the lake. The statistics surrounding child drowning deaths in this country are alarming, but what if we told you there was a self rescue technique that could be taught to your child that might save them if they ever fell into water. There is a class, and babies right here in central Kentucky are being taught this summer.

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20 years have passed since Trent DiGiuro murder

Updated: 07/18/2014 - It’s a murder case that grabbed attention across the country. Thursday marked 20 years since UK football player Trent DiGiuro was killed outside his Lexington home.

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Ukraine: Pro-Russia rebels downed Malaysian plane

Updated: 07/17/2014 - Malaysia's prime minister says a Malaysia Airlines jetliner did not make any distress call before it went down in Ukraine, and that the flight route was declared safe by the International Civil Aviation Organization.

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College presidents say no to unions for athletes

Posted: 07/03/2014 - A national organization representing college and university presidents is disputing a federal ruling that students who receive college athletic scholarships are essentially employees of their schools and thus entitled to join unions and exercise collective-bargaining rights.

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