New data from the Environmental Protection Agency shows Louisville's two largest power plants have dramatically cut air pollution through tighter smokestack controls.
An upcoming election will determine whether liquor sales will be allowed in Allen County.
A Kentucky museum devoted to Corvettes had its second-highest attendance numbers in 2016.
A community college in northern Kentucky plans to start offering historic preservation arts courses next month.
Cornhole, a game made popular in backyards and at football tailgate parties, is holding its world championships in Kentucky this summer.
A northern Kentucky man has admitted in court to killing his ex-wife.
The University of Louisville's board of trustees has elected a new chairman and appointed an interim school president in its first meeting since being formed by Gov. Matt Bevin.
Federal prosecutors say a business owner has pleaded guilty for his role in a conspiracy that included kickbacks and concealment of costs associated with work performed on the Fulton County Detention Center expansion project.
Western Kentucky University's Board of Regents has targeted an official from the University of Kansas to become the university's next president.
Kentucky's unemployment rate stayed at 4.8 percent in December.
A Kentucky school district has reached a settlement with the Justice Department to change how unruly students are subdued.
Police say a Louisville man is facing a drug trafficking charge after officers found about 100 pounds of marijuana at his home.
Marshall University is receiving a $1.3 million grant from the Appalachian Regional Commission to train community health workers in coal counties in eastern Kentucky, southern Ohio and parts of West Virginia.
The Appalachian Regional Commission has approved a $100,000 grant for Operation UNITE to continue fighting drug abuse in southern and eastern Kentucky.
Kentuckians can use their drivers' licenses to enter certain federal buildings until at least June 6 after the U.S. government granted the state more time to comply with a federal law.
Authorities have released the name of a western Kentucky police officer who fatally shot a man earlier this week.
Democratic Attorney General Andy Beshear is teaming up with the University of Louisville for a research project involving the state's rape kit backlog.
Kentucky Secretary of State Alison Lundergan Grimes says she met with Chinese Embassy officials this week in hopes of helping cultivate a stronger economic and cultural relationship between the state and the world's most populous country.
More than 74,000 Kentuckians have signed up for health insurance through HealthCare.gov as of Jan. 14.
More than 74,000 Kentuckians have signed up for health insurance through HealthCare.gov as of Jan. 14.
Former longtime Louisville Mayor Jerry Abramson is returning home to take a job at Bellarmine University after working in President Barack Obama's administration.
Federal prosecutors say McKesson Corp. has agreed to pay $150 million to settle allegations that the drug wholesaler failed to detect and report pharmacies' suspicious orders of prescription pain pills.
An automotive company in western Kentucky is expanding its operation and adding 100 jobs as part of a $26 million investment.
Kentucky and 12 other states have asked a federal court to block final rules from President Barack Obama's administration designed to reduce coal mining's impact on streams.
Engineering consultants say Louisville's Metropolitan Sewer District needs to spend up to $4.3 billion over the next two decades on its sewage and Ohio River flood protection systems.
Kentucky officials have scheduled several beekeeping workshops around the state through May.
An African-American writer from Kentucky who explores generations of black women in a fictional Southern township is the 2016 winner of the Ernest J. Gaines Award for Literary Excellence.
A Kentucky man who once had a two-pack a day smoking habit is now about to complete the ultimate running adventure.
Texas and 13 other states have asked a federal court to block final rules from President Barack Obama's administration designed to reduce coal mining's impact on streams.
Republican Gov. Matt Bevin has appointed a new board of trustees for the University of Louisville that is nearly identical to the one he created last year that lead to the school being placed on probation.
When Muhammad Ali wasn't jabbing or dancing in the ring, he sometimes dabbled as an artist.
Authorities say a Kentucky woman has died from injuries suffered in a crash on an icy stretch of Interstate 70 in western Missouri.
With the societal and economic costs of smoking totaling more than $300 billion a year and rising, the personal-finance website WalletHub released its report on The Real Cost of Smoking by State on Tuesday.
The Warren County Sheriff says four people have been arrested after deputies went to find a wanted person.
Commissioner of Agriculture Ryan Quarles says that the Hunger Task Force, a group of leaders from agriculture, government, business, education, charitable organizations, and the faith community, will come together with the Kentucky Association of Food Banks to attend the Rally to Stop Hunger in Frankfort.
The Coalition for the Homeless says it needs volunteers to conduct its annual homeless count in Louisville this month.
State Police are investigating an officer-involved shooting that left a suspect dead in Fulton on Monday.
A Kentucky congressman says he won't attend President-elect Donald Trump's upcoming inauguration because he objects to Trump's recent behavior, including comments disparaging Rep. John Lewis.
Research shows Kentucky had more than twice the national rate of drug-dependent babies in 2013.
Police have arrested a man accused of stealing two cars, including one with a child inside that the mother was unable to remove from the vehicle.
The Warren County Sheriff says a man is behind bars, thanks, in part, to an off-duty Bowling Green police officer.
An official at the accrediting agency that placed the University of Louisville on probation says it appears Kentucky lawmakers are "working to address the concerns" that resulted in the sanction.
Kentucky taxpayers owe six state lawmakers well over $100,000 year in retirement benefits.
The Muhammad Ali Center says it will announce a donation from a foundation established by the artist LeRoy Neiman.
A Shelbyville woman was sentenced to 25 years in federal prison for making child pornography.
State Police are asking for help from the public as they continue investigating a missing person case from 1996.
Another group of Fort Campbell soldiers from the 101st Airborne Division is expected to return to the post.
An exhibit of memorabilia from the massive 1937 flood that hit the region will be on display later this month at the University of Louisville.
Officials say construction has stalled on the International Bluegrass Music Center in western Kentucky after the Indiana company building the structure filed for bankruptcy.
A carjacking suspect has been arrested after leading police on a chase on I-71, and crashing in the car he reportedly stole.
The Animal Legal Defense Fund has rated Kentucky at the very bottom of the country when it comes to animal protection laws in their 2016 U.S. Animal Protection Laws Rankings.
State Police charged a Providence woman for possession of methamphetamine after a traffic stop led to her arrest.
The Kentucky Department for Public Health (DPH) raised the flu level in the state from “regional” to “widespread.”
The U.S. Forest Service has temporarily closed four gravel roads to motorized vehicles in the Red River Gorge.
The Education and Workforce Development Cabinet is pulling employees out of 31 unemployment centers across the state amid major cuts that the state blames on a lack of federal funding.
The accrediting body for the University of Louisville says it has placed the school on probation because Republican Gov. Matt Bevin interfered with the board of trustees' decisions and did not use a "fair process for the dismissal of board members."
An investigation by Republican Gov. Matt Bevin is relying on interviews with 16 anonymous state workers to conclude officials in the previous Democratic administration committed "wholesale violations of state law."
Federal prosecutors in Kentucky say the leader of a drug trafficking ring has been sentenced to life in prison for distributing fentanyl that led to an overdose death.
Oklahoma is one of 10 states chosen to receive funding aimed at improving career-focused education for students.
Attorney General Andy Beshear joined the Truckers Against Trafficking (TAT), the Kentucky Baptist Convention, the Kentucky Hotel and Travel Industry, Free 2 Hope, the Kentucky Trucking Association, WDRB and Catholic Charities of Louisville on Wednesday to raise awareness about one of the nation’s fastest growing criminal enterprises – human trafficking.
On Wednesday, Louisville Gas and Electric Company and Kentucky Utilities Company were named the top two ranking utilities in the Midwest/Midsize segment when it comes to electric business customer satisfaction.
A man has been sentenced to three years in jail for driving through a Memorial Day cross display in western Kentucky.
The Cabinet for Health and Family Services (CHFS) says that recent federal legislation has made funding of up to $10 million dollars available to combat opioid use disorder in Kentucky over the next two years.
Democratic Attorney General Andy Beshear says his office is willing to defend the state against a lawsuit seeking to block a new Kentucky law requiring women to get an ultrasound before an abortion.
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell wants President-elect Donald Trump to overturn certain environmental regulations imposed by President Barack Obama.
Attorney General Andy Beshear has fired an investigator who is accused of giving false testimony that prompted Gov. Matt Bevin to call Beshear's office an embarrassment.
Kentucky State Police were trying to find the source of gunfire in a neighborhood near Shelby County High School, which prompted the lockdown of several schools in the area for a portion of Tuesday morning.
Kentucky State Police in Campbellsburg are investigating a shooting in the Pleasureville community of Henry County
The state's environment cabinet has awarded more than $1 million in grants to Kentucky counties to clean up illegal dumps across the state.
A third city in western Kentucky's Ohio County plans to hold a referendum on alcohol sales.
A 15-year old girl, who authorities say ran away from her foster placement home on January 5, 2017, was found, according to a release from the director of Metcalfe County Emergency Management that came in after midnight on January 10, 2017.
The Bell County Sheriff's Department is warning the community about a reported phone scam that promised grant money to someone.
Parker Beam, longtime master distiller for Kentucky-based Heaven Hill Distilleries, has died after battling amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, better known as Lou Gehrig's disease. He was 75.
After approving seven bills in five days with no opposition among their ranks, Kentucky Republicans are likely to tackle the thornier issues of taxes and criminal justice reform when they return to Frankfort.
The Metcalfe Co. Sheriff is looking for help from the public in finding a missing teen girl who ran away from her foster placement home on January 5th.
The search for Western Kentucky University's next president is narrowing with the current number of candidates under consideration dropping to four.
Kentucky's highest court has agreed to fast track a lawsuit between the state's Republican governor and Democratic attorney general over the leadership of the University of Louisville.
The Department of Defense has announced the death of Special Forces soldier who was serving in Jordan.
More than a dozen people have lost their jobs after a welcome center and rest area along the Wendell Ford-Western Kentucky Parkway closed.
A regional initiative that helps veterans find jobs in the greater Louisville area is partnering with the Kentucky Air National Guard's 123rd Airlift Wing to help its members transition out of the military.
Officials say traffic crossing three tolled bridges connecting Kentucky and Indiana in the Louisville area averaged more than 81,000 vehicles during three recent days.
On Monday, Governor Matt Bevin's Communications Office announced the launch of a new website, providing a report of the governor's first year in office.
Kentucky State Police are investigating after two people were shot in the legs during an argument at a home in the Sulphur community of Henry County.
All seven bills passed in the General Assembly on Saturday are expected to be signed into law Monday.
Fire officials in Elizabethtown say a woman and her son have died in a weekend house fire.
The Kentucky Senate and House of Representatives will convene tomorrow (Saturday, January 7) under a change in the 2017 legislative calendar approved by legislative leaders.
House Republicans have advanced a bill that would replace the board of trustees at the University of Louisville despite some fears it could cause the school to lose its accreditation.
A nearly 30-year-old murder conviction against a Cincinnati man has been dismissed and he has walked away from a northern Kentucky courtroom a free man.
Kentucky Republicans have stayed on a fast-break pace of advancing many of their priorities.
Four people have pleaded not guilty in connection with the deaths of two people whose bodies were found in a burned vehicle in south-central Kentucky two months ago.
A Henderson woman and her boyfriend have been indicted on first-degree criminal abuse charges following an infant's death.
Construction workers hired for publicly financed projects would earn less money under a bill that has cleared the Republican-controlled state House of Representatives.
The Kentucky Senate has passed legislation to reshape the University of Louisville's board of trustees in an attempt to resolve the upheaval in the school's governing board.
Southwest Airlines will add flights at an airport in northeast Ohio while ending service at another airport in that section of the state.
A coroner says an eastern Kentucky man has died after his truck slid off a snow-slickened roadway.
The Kentucky House of Representatives has passed a bill that would make it illegal for workers to have to join a labor union or pay dues to keep a job.
Pregnant women seeking an abortion would first have to undergo an ultrasound and listen to the fetal heartbeat under a bill that has cleared the Kentucky House of Representatives.
Court records show the man accused of killing an employee at the central Kentucky group home where he lived had previously threatened violence.
Authorities say a sheriff's deputy fatally shot a Kentucky man after he crashed into a police vehicle on Interstate 64 in southern Indiana.
Kentucky farmers plan to produce nearly three times more hemp than a year ago as testing accelerates on its potential as a cash crop.
Investigators say a fired Kentucky high school principal has admitted to seizing students' phones so that he could steal pornographic images from them.
Fort Campbell says soldiers from the 101st Airborne Division are expected to return to the post Thursday night.
Dallas-based Southwest Airlines is coming to the Cincinnati region's airport while pulling out of Dayton, Ohio, some 80 driving miles away.
Republican Sen. Rand Paul on Wednesday blasted fellow GOP lawmakers for ignoring the government's spiraling debt problem in their rush to repeal President Barack Obama's health care law.
A Democratic lawmaker in Kentucky has filed a bill to ban transgender bathroom use in public buildings.
Macy's to close two stores in Kentucky as part of a nationwide restructuring that will include layoffs.
Dallas-based Southwest Airlines is coming to the Cincinnati region's airport while pulling out of Dayton, Ohio, some 80 driving miles away.
A bill requiring doctors to perform ultrasounds prior to abortions has cleared a Kentucky House committee over objections from abortion-rights advocates.
Legislation to reshape the University of Louisville's governing body remains in flux after a House panel adjourned without taking up the measure.
House Republicans have advanced two bills targeting labor unions in Kentucky.
Kentucky's Republican House Speaker says it is likely the state legislature will meet on Saturday to pass the first bills of the year.
On Wednesday, Governor Matt Bevin announced that John W. "Johnny" Johnson has been appointed as the Clay County Judge/Executive.
A circuit judge has ruled that two district judges committed a "great injustice" when they refused to let motorists participate in a traffic school run by the Jefferson County Attorney's office.
Big South Fork National River and Recreation Area says it's offering a night of free camping in honor of Martin Luther King Jr. Day on Jan. 16.
A two-faced calf named Lucky has died in Kentucky after the family that treated her like a pet raised thousands of dollars to help her.
Kentucky Senate leaders say a bill aimed at banning women from getting abortions after 20 weeks of pregnancy could come up for a vote this week.
Kentucky State Police say a marijuana suppression investigation led to two arrests on Mulberry Street, and the seizure of money, drugs, guns, and drug paraphernalia.
Ending mandatory labor union membership is the top priority of the new Republican majority in the Kentucky House of Representatives.
Eagle viewing tours and cruises are being offered over the next couple of months at Land Between the Lakes National Recreation Area.
Within the next five months, President-elect Donald Trump could appoint a majority of the board for the Tennessee Valley Authority, the nation's largest government-owned utility.
Louisville residents who have suddenly found themselves bumping into movie stars such as Nicolas Cage and Jon Voight have the state's recent financial incentives to thank.
Toyota is beginning to move hundreds of jobs out of its northern Kentucky headquarters as part of a nationwide consolidation.
U.S. Attorney Kerry B. Harvey says he is resigning effective Jan. 13.
Bengals cornerback Adam "Pacman" Jones is facing assault, disorderly conduct and other charges after being arrested in Cincinnati's downtown entertainment district.
Work is progressing toward the reopening this year of a northern Kentucky landmark that was destroyed by fire.
Federal regulators have fined UPS $73,800 for safety violations at the company's airplane hangar in Louisville.
The group overseeing tolling on the new Ohio River bridges connecting Kentucky and Indiana says electronic tolls for motorists have started without any problems.
The nation's coal mines are nearing a new low mark for on-the-job deaths for the third year in a row and have a chance to keep the number of fatal accidents in single digits for the first time.
A U.S. Army soldier stationed at Fort Campbell in Kentucky was arrested for allegedly sexting with a teen girl.
Kentucky State Police are investigating after the death of a inmate in an officer-involved shooting at the Kentucky State Reformatory in LaGrange.
An arrest warrant shows a drug deal apparently led a fatal shooting involving two Fort Campbell soldiers.
Ballard County's former treasurer has pleaded guilty for her role in what prosecutors described as a scheme to obtain $450,000 in unauthorized bank loans to cover county expenses and payroll.
A gift of teddy bears is helping to make winter a bit warmer for some children in need.
The death of Muhammad Ali - and the memories it evoked of his remarkable life as a boxing champion and humanitarian - has been voted Kentucky's top news story of 2016 in The Associated Press poll of editors, news directors and reporters.
A Cincinnati-area honor guard member whose bagpipes were stolen from his vehicle after a vigil has the instrument back after a mail carrier found it along a road in nearby northern Kentucky.
A company in western Kentucky has paid off about $7,300 in past due lunch accounts at the Lyon County School District.
State officials have closed a marina in western Kentucky due to safety concerns.
Attorneys for the American Civil Liberties Union say a pending lawsuit over children being handcuffed by a school resource officer in northern Kentucky has resulted in fewer instances of the practice.
Police are looking for a man they say robbed the Heritage Bank in Florence on Friday.
Officials with Jefferson Mall say they closed an hour early Monday due to a disturbance in the mall, according to ABC affiliate WHAS11.
Warren County Sheriff's Deputies say drugs are believed to be a factor in a rollover wreck on Plum Springs Road on Friday.
WHITESBURG, Ky. (WTVQ/CNN) – Coal miners in Eastern Kentucky are concerned that President-Elect Donald Trump’s plan to repeal Obamacare may mean they’ll lose black lung benefits. Neil Yonts, a Democrat and coal miner for 35 years initially supported Hillary Clinton, but ended up voting for Trump. “May be a mistake,” says Yonts, “but, I heard […]
Instead of throwing out your Christmas tree, let it live again as fish habitat.
A new bridge spanning the Ohio River between Indiana and Kentucky may be officially open, but does not appear on Apple Maps.
William Poteet may act like many 13-year-old boys, but his above-average intelligence has put him on track to graduate in May.
Paducah officials are preparing to ask state officials for permission to use a special financing tool to pay for infrastructure in the city's downtown area.
Republican Gov. Matt Bevin has created a scholarship program for Kentucky high school students after vetoing a similar proposal earlier this year.
For the first time since late 2007, Kentucky officials say only one county in the state had a double-digit unemployment rate.
Kentucky Department of Parks announced today that, due to safety concerns, the state-owned marina at Lake Malone State Park has been closed.
Kentucky State Police are asking for help from the public in solving the theft of a red 2016 Polaris Ranger 900.
Metcalfe County Emergency Management says that 15-year-old Destiny Ennis has been found.
The Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources has a solution for people wanting to get rid of their natural Christmas trees after the holidays.
A man and a woman are behind bars after Kentucky State Police say they found drugs and open alcohol containers in their vehicle during a traffic stop.
On Friday, Governor Matt Bevin announced that Danny R. Ison has been appointed as County Judge/Executive of Shelby County, effective Jan. 1, 2017.
State police accuse a former Bell County jailer of bringing inmates contraband.
Authorities say a man known as the "Godfather of Grass" has been arrested in Canada after eight years on the run.
The Warren County Sheriff's Office says a 17-year runaway has been found safe and returned home.
State Police say a man has been charged with the murder of a woman whose body was found in a lake in Ohio County December 18, 2016.
The University of Louisville Foundation has agreed to release financial and other documents in a settlement with an investigative news organization.
An attorney for the family of a missing Kentucky woman has filed an appeal aimed at gaining access to the chain of custody of a 911 tape from the day the Webster County woman disappeared more than 20 years ago.
Kentucky State Police are investigating a house fire that sent two people to the hospital in critical condition.
A former Kentucky fugitive faces federal charges after authorities said she opened fire when officers tried to arrest her last year.
Sazerac is taking the plunge into Tennessee whiskey production, continuing an expansion strategy highlighted by its purchase of Southern Comfort.
An instructional assistant at a Louisville school has been suspended for allegedly dumping a can of soda over a non-verbal special-needs student.
Tyson Chicken Inc. is expanding its operation in Henderson County, where it expects to add 66 full-time jobs.
The Warren County Sheriff's Office is looking for a 17-year old girl they say ran away from home.
A former Louisville police detective has pleaded guilty to stealing nearly $75,000 in cash from packages while working on a drug task force.
Just over 66,000 Kentuckians have signed up for health insurance in the federal marketplace.
In a little more than two weeks after the wildfires that spread across Dolly Parton’s home area of Sevier County, Tennessee, Parton and the Dollywood Foundation launched the distribution of assistance from the My People Fund. During the four day check distribution, 884 families received their initial support payments.
A Kentucky high school principal has pleaded not guilty to 63 felony charges related to child pornography as investigators review images to identify victims.
Three people, including two elementary school students, have been killed in a single-car wreck in Daviess County.
The Jefferson Mall in Louisville is banning a woman caught on video screaming racist and vulgar insults at another holiday shopper.
Census estimates show Kentucky's population has grown slightly in the past year.
Police have charged two people in the death of an 89-year-old Cincinnati man.
The American Red Cross encourages adding 'give blood' to your holiday checklist.
Kentucky State Police say they arrested a Drakesboro man after he reportedly asked underage girls to send him nude photographs online.
Kentucky would get an additional 16 family court judges while losing 15 district and circuit court judges under a plan to overhaul the state's judicial system.
A coal miner has died after being Federal investigators have concluded that a worker crushed to death by a machine at a Kentucky coal mine wasn't wearing an emergency shut-off device, and that his managers had not provided a way to securely attach it.against a wall by a mobile digging machine in an underground western Kentucky mine.
Kentucky State Police have identified a woman who's body was found by a hunter Sunday morning in an Ohio County lake.
State Police have identified the body of a woman found Sunday in Ohio County and say she was the victim of a homicide.
A south-central Kentucky grand jury has indicted four people in connection with the deaths of two people whose bodies were found in a burned vehicle last month.
Kentucky Power says it has a new interactive map on its website that makes it easier for customers to get details about outages.
If you haven’t had a chance to visit the Kentucky Derby Museum to celebrate the first Triple Crown winner in 37 years, time is winding down!
The Kentucky Department of Education says it will underwrite the cost of Advanced Placement exams for students who qualify for free and reduced-price lunch. Education officials say it's part of an effort to increase access to the rigorous coursework.
The University of Kentucky College of Medicine is expanding its medical school to south-central Kentucky and the western part of the state.
A national call for protests on Monday as the electoral college meets will include demonstrations in Frankfort.
All eight of Kentucky's presidential electors have cast their ballots for Donald Trump, who won by a landslide in the Bluegrass state in November.
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency plans to appeal a federal judge's ruling that it must begin evaluating how many power plants and coal mining jobs are lost because of air pollution regulations, analysis it hasn't done in decades.
In an American Veterans post in Louisville, Kentucky, a two-person band plays traditional music on fiddle and piano in a program that brings joy to small groups of veterans with traumatic brain injuries and post-traumatic stress disorder.
A Kentucky man bothered by a rattle in a car he'd recently bought at an Ohio auto auction has found 2 pounds of heroin in a secret compartment inside the vehicle.
Longtime Republican stalwart Jim Skaggs received tens of thousands of emails from people urging him to back someone other than Donald Trump when Electoral College members make their picks for president.
A Richmond man has pleaded guilty to taking part in an illegal gambling ring in California.
State officials say Kentucky's unemployment rate dropped to 4.8 percent in November but was slightly above the national jobless rate.
The National Transportation Safety Board's says pilot error was to blame in a plane crash that killed four people in western Kentucky.
New data show many more coal miners across Appalachia suffering from the most serious form of black lung disease than federal regulators previously reported.
Kentucky Senate Democrats have re-elected two of their top leaders.
A Kentucky man has been convicted of reckless homicide in the death of his former girlfriend's 2-year-old daughter, whose body was disposed of in a well.
A Morgantown man has died after his van went into the path of a tractor-trailer truck on Interstate 65 at Bowling Green, according to State Police.
The Kentucky Supreme Court says judges don't have authority to dismiss randomly selected jury panels because of a lack of racial diversity.
Rank-and-file Louisville police officers have given a no-confidence vote to the city's police chief, but he is vowing to work to regain their confidence.