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UK Hoops Whips Alabama 88-63

Posted: 02/05/2010 - Five players scored in double-figures Sunday to lead the Kentucky women’s basketball team to a resounding 88-63 win over Alabama in front 6,040 fan in Memorial Coliseum, the second-largest crowd to see the Wildcats this season. The 25-point win marked UK’s largest margin of victory against a Southeastern Conference team since defeating Arkansas by 27 points on Feb. 18, 2007.

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Judge rules in Paxton vs. UK case

Posted: 02/05/2010 - LEXINGTON, Ky. -- The University of Kentucky can keep one of the nation's top collegiate pitchers out of games for his senior season if he fails to clear up NCAA concerns about his amateur status, a judge ruled Friday night.

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Kentucky Cold Case Homicide playing cards going to inmates

Posted: 02/05/2010 - There are nine states in the country that use playing cards in jails to spark leads in cold cases. Today Kentucky became the tenth state on that list. Inmates will soon be seeing decks of cards featuring information about homicide victims.

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Teens arrested for hotel robbery

Posted: 02/05/2010 - Police say the two came into the Days Inn on Athens-Boonesboro Road and first asked how much a room for the night would cost.

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UK Hoops loses at South Carolina, 79-71

Posted: 02/05/2010 - Freshman guard A’dia Mathies (Louisville, Ky.) scored a career-high 20 points but it wouldn’t be enough as the Kentucky women’s basketball team fell to South Carolina 79-71 Thursday night in the Colonial Life Arena.

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Social workers say "Boni Bill" needs revision

Posted: 02/05/2010 - Legislation passed three years ago aimed at protecting social workers during home visits isn't working, said social workers who testified in a Ky. House committee Thursday.

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Fire crews on standby to help in Haiti

Posted: 02/05/2010 - Some Lexington firefighters may soon be among the first responders brought into the disaster zone. Lexington has been put on standby to provide crews to FEMA, headed to Haiti to help in the recovery.

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New marketing option offered to tobacco farmers

Posted: 02/05/2010 - The Kentucky-based Burley Tobacco Growers Cooperative Association has supplied seed money and expertise for a startup venture aimed at giving burley farmers another marketing option.

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Bid Rigging trial continues in Lexington

Posted: 02/05/2010 - LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) - A Kentucky Transportation Cabinet engineer has acknowledged his personal calendar could contain wrong information during questioning in the corruption trial of the department's former secretary and a prominent road contractor.

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Pinkett added to UK Hoops roster

Posted: 02/05/2010 - LEXINGTON, Ky. – Kentucky head women's basketball coach Matthew Mitchell today announced the addition of Bernisha Pinkett (Washington, D.C.) to the 2009-10 Wildcat freshman class.

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Tommy Cook Returns to Kentucky

Posted: 02/05/2010 - The former University of Kentucky wide receiver has returned to his alma mater as a graduate assistant coach, Coach Joker Phillips announced Thursday.

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UK women hit the road, travel to South Carolina

Posted: 02/05/2010 - LEXINGTON, Ky. – Fresh off an impressive 63-53 upset of No. 17/16 Vanderbilt on Sunday in Lexington, the Kentucky women’s basketball team must now focus on charting its first conference road win of the season when it takes on South Carolina Thursday, Jan. 14. Game time in the Colonial Life Arena in Columbia, S.C., is 7 p.m. EST and the contest will be broadcast live on the Big Blue Sports Network (radio) with Neil Price. Fans in Lexington can hear the game live on WLAP 630-AM.

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Ten Commandments ruling

Posted: 02/05/2010 - A split federal appeals court ruled Thursday there's no evidence a Kentucky county intended to mount a religious display on public grounds when it put up the Ten Commandments with other historical documents.

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