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UK tournament celebrations cost Lexington nearly $150K

Updated: 04/15/2014 - University of Kentucky fans in Lexington were excited and still are about the men's basketball team making it to the championship. Its celebrations, however, cost the city some serious money.

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Cold causes crop concerns

Updated: 04/15/2014 - The freeze threat comes as the growing season is getting underway. Trees and flowers have started to bloom, and this freeze is coming at a bad time for businesses that rely on crops.

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Law grad gets life term in Kentucky woman's death

Posted: 04/15/2014 - A New York City prosecutor says a University of Florida law school graduate has been sentenced to life in prison without parole for the torture and death of his girlfriend.

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Reality Check: Comparing $2M for Rupp Arena's naming rights

Updated: 04/15/2014 - As the proposal to provide state-backed bonding to renovate Rupp Arena remains in limbo in the hours of the Kentucky legislative session, plans call for $2-million to come from selling the arena's naming rights.

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Getting ready for a hard freeze

Posted: 04/15/2014 - Temperatures will drop into the low and middle 20s tonight. That spells trouble for the tender plants and vegetation.

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Grimes raised $2.7 million in first quarter

Posted: 04/15/2014 - Alison Lundergan Grimes raised more money than Mitch McConnell in the past three months, but the Democratic U.S. Senate candidate still trails the Senate Republican leader by a 2-to-1 margin in available funds.

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Full lunar eclipse delights Americas

Posted: 04/15/2014 - Sky-gazers in North and South America were treated to a full lunar eclipse - at least those fortunate enough to have clear skies.

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Rupp Arena financing plan still in limbo

Updated: 04/15/2014 - A last-minute proposal to provide state-backed bonding to renovate Rupp Arena remains in limbo on the final day of the Kentucky legislative session.

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Court upholds convictions in oil drilling scam

Posted: 04/15/2014 - A federal appeals court has upheld the convictions of two brothers convicted of running a multistate oil drilling scam that bilked millions from unwitting investors.

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Former priest on trial for sex abuse

Updated: 04/15/2014 - A former Catholic priest stricken with skin cancer is on trial in Louisville, facing several charges that he sexually abused two teenage boys in the 1970s.

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Wild Turkey Distillery celebrates milestones

Updated: 04/15/2014 - Wild Turkey creates new bourbon blend, Wild Turkey Diamond Anniversary. Tuesday, the distillery is also holding the grand opening of its brand new visitor's center.

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NC man convicted in Ky wants conviction overturned

Posted: 04/15/2014 - A North Carolina man says his attorney did an insufficient job of representing him and wants a federal judge to overturn his conviction of complicity to commit murder in the death of his ex-girlfriend.

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