The seller of a house where Gov. Matt Bevin's family is living invested in a Louisville medical device company partly owned by Bevin a few weeks before the sale of the house at nearly a million dollars below market value.
BALTIMORE (AP) – Kentucky Derby winner Always Dreaming has gone for a routine gallop ahead of the Preakness, which trainer Todd Pletcher sees as a positive development. Pletcher says “everything went very smoothly” with Always Dreaming on Tuesday, saying he had “good energy” and a “good controlled gallop.” That hasn’t always been the case for […]
A Lexington man who served in the Personnel Cabinet during former Gov. Steve Beshear's administration has admitted to ethics violations that allege he raised political contributions at work on state time.
In Appalachian states hit hardest by the opioid epidemic, the tough-on-crime policy announced Friday by U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions runs counter to a recent emphasis on treatment and less prison time for low-level drug offenders.
A Lawrence County grand jury indicted Dr. Curtis Edens, 57, of Hardeeville, South Carolina, on Friday on two counts of Medicaid fraud; one count of improperly prescribing a controlled substance; one count of theft by deception over $500; and four counts of theft by deception over $10,000, Class C felonies.
CHRISTIAN COUNTY, Ky. (WTVQ)- We now know the names of the two people killed Friday in a Christian County plane crash. The county emergency management director says the couple is Dominic “Don” Giametta and Dr. Dianne Giametta from Bettendorf, Iowa. According to the EMA director, Don Giametta was piloting the plane from Iowa to Alabama […]
A former Social Security Administration judge has pleaded guilty to taking more than $600,000 in bribes in cases involving clients of a Kentucky lawyer who is facing prison time for a scheme to defraud the government.
President Donald Trump had just headlined a rally in Louisville, Kentucky, where Majority Leader Mitch McConnell was booed by home-state voters far more enamored with the president than with their longtime GOP senator.
FRANKFORT, Ky. (WTVQ)- Governor Matt Bevin and First Lady Glenna Bevin hosted hundreds Saturday at the Governor’s Downtown Derby Celebration in Frankfort. The free event featured live music, children’s activities, and competitions. The Governor’s Derby was also the official starter for the YMCA Derby Dash for youth on Broadway Street. Other favorites included an adult tricycle […]
Master storyteller Dolly Parton opened a personal story today featuring the romantic tale of her parents meeting and the rousing rivalry between the Owens and the Partons. Spiced with Parton’s songs and storytelling, the show is a Smoky Mountain story that is receiving rave reviews.
The Jennifer Lawrence Foundation, a component fund of The Community Foundation of Louisville, Inc., has selected a book from a former Good Morning America crew member in a prestigious swag bag handed out at the "Awards in the Arts Event" that happened last weekend at Churchill Downs.
Following a House vote which passed the American Health Care Act, a bill to repeal and replace Obamacare, Representative Andy Barr, and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (both Republicans,) have issued statements addressing the vote.
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) – The Birmingham Board of Education has offered Lisa Herring the position of the school system’s superintendent after a contentious search. News outlets report that the board voted 6-3 to hire Herring effective immediately Tuesday, and by that same margin voted to place interim Superintendent Larry Contri on paid leave. Herring is […]
Kentucky students and teachers were recognized April 27 for their accomplishments at the Kentucky Green and Healthy Schools (KGHS) program and the Kentucky National Energy Education Development (KY NEED) Projects 10th annual Youth Summit and Awards Luncheon in Frankfort.
An aluminum company says it will build a $1.3 billion facility near the border of Kentucky and West Virginia, pledging to hire 550 people and pay them average salaries of $70,000 in an area devastated by the loss of coal and manufacturing jobs.
The city of Louisville has filed a claim against ex-Louisville Metro Police Officers Kenneth Betts and Brandon Wood, who are accused of sexually abusing a member of the department's Youth Explorers program.
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WTVQ)- Children at the Norton Children’s Hospital in Louisville got a special surprise from Kentucky State Police Tuesday. KSP personnel visited pediatric patients at the hospital to help lift their spirits as they undergo medical treatment. The group distributed 90 “Trooper Teddy” bears to the children. “Trooper Teddy” has a hat like those worn by […]
Attorneys general from 20 states, including Kentucky, and the District of Columbia are faulting Education Secretary Betsy DeVos for rolling back Obama-era guidance they say is helping protect student loan borrowers.
United Airlines and Chicago airport officials missed a deadline for answering questions from by key U.S. senators about the dragging incident involving a doctor from Elizabethtown, Kentucky, aboard a United Express plane.
Kentucky State Police with the Electronic Crime Branch say they arrested 59-year-old Mark Nelson on Thursday at about 3:45 p.m. on charges related to the distribution and possession of matter portraying a sex performance by a minor.
Kentucky State Police are teaming up with the Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) to encourage Kentuckians to remove potentially dangerous medicines from their homes and dispose of them safely as part of National Prescription Drug Take Back Day on April 29, 2017.
Louisville Gas and Electric Co. and Kentucky Utilities have agreed to reduce their rate increase proposal, a move that Kentucky Attorney General Andy Beshear's office said will save ratepayers $90 million annually.
As part of the 52 Weeks of Public Health campaign, the Kentucky Department for Public Health (DPH) is calling on homeowners to help control mosquitoes by eliminating standing water from containers that can collect rainwater where insects breed.
Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders urged Democrats at an event in Louisville to reach out to President Donald Trump's supporters to promote a progressive agenda that includes guaranteed health care for all Americans.
A Louisville manufacturer and its former president have pleaded guilty to federal charges related to medical beds that prosecutors say were defective and were supplied to a Veterans Affairs facility in Carrollton, Georgia.
The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) is inviting farmers and other people who have answered a NASS survey to participate in a social media chat Friday at 1:00 p.m. EDT at #StatChat on Twitter.
Kentucky-based entities Kentucky Downs and EquiLottery have entered into an agreement that will allow the use of races from the Franklin, Kentucky racetrack as the basis for EquiLottery, a new lottery game based on the results of live horse racing. This marks the first such agreement between a Kentucky racetrack and EquiLottery.
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) – Dr. Donna Hargens is stepping down from her role as the Jefferson County Public Schools Superintendent. Media outlets report that on Thursday evening, the Jefferson County Board of Education struck an agreement with Hargens that calls for her to leave her post July 1. Hargens will continue to receive her $276,000 […]
A lawyer for a man who suffered a concussion and lost two teeth when he was dragged off a United Express flight hopes the 69-year-old becomes "a poster child" for the mistreatment passengers suffer at the hands of the airline industry.
Kentucky agriculture officials say they're burning a fraction of the hemp crop being grown in the state for commercial purposes because it contains a higher level of a psychoactive compound than is legally allowed.