Louisville police officer convicted and fined
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Louisville police officer convicted and fined

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) – A Louisville police officer has been convicted of a misconduct charge and fined $250 after an altercation with a motorist who crashed into the off-duty officer’s personal vehicle. Media outlets report a jury opted to fine Louisville Metro Police officer Zechariah Aubrey instead of imposing a jail sentence after finding him […]
Driver killed in fiery crash
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Driver killed in fiery crash

COLUMBIA, Ky. (WTVQ) – A person is killed in an early morning collision in Adair County. According to Kentucky State Police, the crash happened just before 2 a.m. on Sunday morning at Ky 55 and Ky 551. They say a truck heading north struck a guardrail, and then that vehicle caught fire. Authorities report that […]
The search continues for a missing Vanceburg man
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The search continues for a missing Vanceburg man

VANCEBURG, Ky. (WTVQ)- The search continues for a missing Vancerburg man. According to the Lewis County Sheriff, Justin Johnson, 28, was last seen around 8:00 Thursday night at his home on Town Branch in Vanceburg. His office was contacted Friday by concerned family members when Johnson did not return home Thursday night. Johnson’s red Chevrolet S-10 […]
Louisville’s Mayor announces plan to run for third term
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Louisville’s Mayor announces plan to run for third term

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WTVQ)- Louisville’s Mayer has announced he plans to seek a third term in 2018. Democrat Greg Fischer says his administration has accomplished “Great things” for Louisville, but there’s more to be done. Fischer is a 59-year-old businessman who was first elected mayor in 2010. He has promoted the roughly $9 billion in construction projects […]
McConnell: Health care plan can’t be revived
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McConnell: Health care plan can’t be revived

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell of Kentucky is offering little hope that a failed Republican health-care bill can be revived anytime soon.
Woman pleads guilty in death of baby found in trash
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Woman pleads guilty in death of baby found in trash

A Bullitt County woman has pleaded guilty to manslaughter in the death of her newborn daughter in a department store bathroom.
KSP investigates new leads in 1984 death of deputy
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KSP investigates new leads in 1984 death of deputy

Kentucky State Police say they've developed new leads in the past week in the death of a deputy on September 9, 1984, and are asking for help from the public in investigating them.
UPDATE: Navy SEAL loses rank, gets jail time for assaulting ex
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UPDATE: Navy SEAL loses rank, gets jail time for assaulting ex

A Navy SEAL has been sentenced to 89 days confinement for assaulting a female sailor he used to date.
Ky. Dept. for Public Health: “Unite to End TB” on World TB Day
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Ky. Dept. for Public Health: “Unite to End TB” on World TB Day

The Kentucky Department for Public Health (DPH,) is reminding Kentuckians that March 24 is World TB Day.
Kentucky returns $302 million in tax refunds
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Kentucky returns $302 million in tax refunds

State officials say they have returned more than $302 million in refunds to Kentucky taxpayers.
Parks officials seeking new uses for 2 more golf courses
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Parks officials seeking new uses for 2 more golf courses

Kentucky state parks officials say they're looking for alternative recreational uses for two nine-hole golf courses.
1 dead in house fire in Carter County
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1 dead in house fire in Carter County

Kentucky State Police say one person has died in a house fire in northeastern Kentucky.
Olive Hill council selects new mayor after official’s death
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Olive Hill council selects new mayor after official’s death

Officials in the northern Kentucky town of Olive Hill have selected a new mayor after the previous one died.
Slain University of Louisville student mourned at vigil
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Slain University of Louisville student mourned at vigil

A candlelight vigil was held at the University of Louisville to honor a student who died in a fatal shooting.
Investigation finds safety violations in lineman’s death
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Investigation finds safety violations in lineman’s death

The Kentucky Public Service Commission has concluded its investigation into the death of a Jackson Purchase Energy Corp. lineman and found that several federal, state and local codes were violated.
UofL interim dean named UM Law School Dean; begins Aug. 1
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UofL interim dean named UM Law School Dean; begins Aug. 1

The University of Mississippi School of Law has a new dean.
Kentucky’s new abortion law faces first legal test
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Kentucky’s new abortion law faces first legal test

Kentucky's new law requiring doctors to perform an ultrasound exam before an abortion is about to get its first legal challenge in a federal courtroom in Louisville.
County sheriff arrested for stealing painkillers
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County sheriff arrested for stealing painkillers

Kentucky State Police say the Carroll County sheriff has been arrested on charges stemming from the theft of prescription painkillers.
Kentucky Farm Bureau publishes children’s book on farming
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Kentucky Farm Bureau publishes children’s book on farming

Kentucky Farm Bureau, in partnership with Farm Credit Mid-America, has published a book by Kentucky artist and author, Mitchell Tolle titled The Most Wonderful Dream.
Bevin signs law allowing optional drivers’ licenses
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Bevin signs law allowing optional drivers’ licenses

Republican Gov. Matt Bevin has signed a law allowing Kentuckians to purchase voluntary travel IDs to replace their standard drivers' licenses.
Legislation to aid deaf, hard of hearing becomes law
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Legislation to aid deaf, hard of hearing becomes law

A bill to help police and Kentuckians who are deaf or hard of hearing communicate more effectively is now law.
Kentucky governor signs charter schools bill
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Kentucky governor signs charter schools bill

Republican Gov. Matt Bevin has signed a law to allow charter schools in Kentucky.
TRAFFIC ALERT: KYTC announces lane closures on I-64 in Shelby Co.
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TRAFFIC ALERT: KYTC announces lane closures on I-64 in Shelby Co.

The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet is alerting motorists of lane closures Wednesday evening on I-64 in Shelby County.
American Red Cross issues call for type O negative, AB blood donations
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American Red Cross issues call for type O negative, AB blood donations

The American Red Cross is issuing a call for type O negative and AB blood donors to make an appointment to give after severe winter weather in some parts of the country caused about 250 Red Cross blood drives to cancel in March, resulting in more than 8,500 uncollected blood donations.
Bird flu confirmed in Kentucky; poultry not at risk
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Bird flu confirmed in Kentucky; poultry not at risk

Bird flu has now been confirmed in three Southern states, but officials say the nation's poultry supply isn't at risk.
Kentucky Derby Museum to celebrate Man o’ War with exhibit
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Kentucky Derby Museum to celebrate Man o’ War with exhibit

The Kentucky Derby Museum says it is planning a new exhibit next month on one of thoroughbred racing's most famous horses: Man o' War.
Baptist Health announces departure of CEO
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Baptist Health announces departure of CEO

A Kentucky-based health care system has announced the departure of its chief executive officer after four years on the job.
Senate confirms Kentucky judge for sentencing commission
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Senate confirms Kentucky judge for sentencing commission

The Senate has voted to confirm an eastern Kentucky judge for a seat on the U.S. Sentencing Commission.
Hardin Co. man arrested on allegations he sought sex with minor
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Hardin Co. man arrested on allegations he sought sex with minor

A Hardin County man has been arrested for allegedly seeking sex with a minor.
Father of slain Louisville student: She died a hero
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Father of slain Louisville student: She died a hero

The grieving father of a slain University of Louisville student says his daughter was pushing others out of harm's way when she was shot during a rap concert inside an art gallery over the weekend.
Garbage truck driver pleads not guilty after wrecks
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Garbage truck driver pleads not guilty after wrecks

A garbage truck driver has pleaded not guilty after he was accused of driving the wrong way and causing a series of wrecks that injured several people in western Kentucky.
Study: KY is 2017’s most federally dependent state
6 days ago
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Study: KY is 2017’s most federally dependent state

Personal finance website WalletHub has released a study comparing 50 states on how dependent they are on federal support.
Initiative aims to help prevent drug abuse
6 days ago
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Initiative aims to help prevent drug abuse

Officials in northern Kentucky are announcing a new initiative aimed at helping prevent drug abuse.
Former magistrate, dentist sentenced in fraud case
6 days ago
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Former magistrate, dentist sentenced in fraud case

A former Barren County magistrate and Cave City dentist has been sentenced to 18 months in prison for obtaining controlled substances fraudulently and distributing them outside the course of professional medical practice.
McConnell friend Amul Thapar being named to appeals court
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McConnell friend Amul Thapar being named to appeals court

President Donald Trump has announced he is nominating U.S. District Judge Amul R. Thapar of Kentucky to serve on the 6th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals.
Mercy Health helps open hospital in isolated area of southern Haiti
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Mercy Health helps open hospital in isolated area of southern Haiti

A new hospital opened Monday in a remote section of southern Haiti where residents once had to travel for hours on rutted roads to reach a relatively well equipped medical center.
Thousands greet Trump in Kentucky amid health care debate
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Thousands greet Trump in Kentucky amid health care debate

President Donald Trump was greeted by thousands of supporters during a campaign-style rally in Kentucky as he seeks to rally support for a Republican health care proposal.
New hospital opens in isolated area of southern Haiti
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New hospital opens in isolated area of southern Haiti

An organization in Kentucky provided money to build a new hospital in a remote section of southern Haiti.
Gov. Bevin signs SB 17, protecting religious expression in public schools
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Gov. Bevin signs SB 17, protecting religious expression in public schools

A bill headed to Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin's desk is designed to protect religious expressions in public schools but has LGBT advocates worried it will give student groups a license to discriminate.
Toyota donating northern Kentucky facility for school
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Toyota donating northern Kentucky facility for school

Toyota says it is donating a facility on its northern Kentucky campus for an education center.
Garbage truck driver charges in Kentucky interstate wrecks
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Garbage truck driver charges in Kentucky interstate wrecks

Police in western Kentucky say at least six people were injured and a garbage truck driver was arrested after the truck traveled the wrong way on Interstate 24 and struck several vehicles.
UPDATE: Louisville mayor asks FBI to look into police youth program
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UPDATE: Louisville mayor asks FBI to look into police youth program

Louisville Mayor Greg Fischer has asked the FBI to investigate the alleged sexual abuse of children in a police youth outreach program.
Judge refusing to throw out case over slot machine-style system
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Judge refusing to throw out case over slot machine-style system

A Franklin County Circuit Court Judge is refusing to throw out a case over slot machine gaming.
Ahead of Trump visit, Paul hopes health proposal will fail
7 days ago
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Ahead of Trump visit, Paul hopes health proposal will fail

U.S. Sen. Rand Paul says he hopes the Republican health care proposal will fail so that "true negotiations" can begin.
Trump to hold rally at Freedom Hall in Louisville Monday
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Trump to hold rally at Freedom Hall in Louisville Monday

President Donald Trump will hold a rally in Louisville Monday evening.
U of L student shot and killed
1 week ago
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U of L student shot and killed

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WTVQ)- A woman is dead after a shooting in Louisville. Louisville metro police say 20-year-old U of L student Savannah Walker died and five others were injured. Officers say it took place around 1:30 Sunday morning at the Faulkner Gallery. LMPD says as many as 200 people were at an event when the shooting […]
No J.C. Penney stores to close in Kentucky
1 week ago
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No J.C. Penney stores to close in Kentucky

J.C. Penney is closing 138 stores across the country, but none in Kentucky, according to a list released Friday by the company.
Driver pleads not guilty in former official’s cycling death
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Driver pleads not guilty in former official’s cycling death

A driver has pleaded not guilty in the death of a former McCracken County official who was hit while riding his bicycle last fall.
Jury recommends 55-year sentence in restaurant shooting
1 week ago
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Jury recommends 55-year sentence in restaurant shooting

A jury has recommended a 55-year prison sentence for a central Kentucky man who shot and killed his co-worker at a fast-food restaurant following an argument over sanitary work habits.
Grants available for alternatives to detention programs
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Grants available for alternatives to detention programs

Kentucky's juvenile justice department will soon begin accepting applications for a grant program that supports alternatives to detention for low-level juvenile offenders.
KET responds to proposed budget cuts
1 week ago
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KET responds to proposed budget cuts

Kentucky Educational Television (KET) released a statement in response to proposed federal budget cuts for public broadcasting.
Man accused in deadly bank holdup pleads guilty to charges
1 week ago
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Man accused in deadly bank holdup pleads guilty to charges

A man accused of fatally stabbing two Illinois bank workers and critically wounding a third during a botched robbery has pleaded guilty to charges.
“Glow Orange” for National Work Zone Appreciation Week
1 week ago
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“Glow Orange” for National Work Zone Appreciation Week

On Thursday, the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet (KYTC) announced Glow Orange Kentucky week, an initiative inspired by a national campaign to increase work zone safety awareness.
On your way to Indy?  Expect tolls
1 week ago
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On your way to Indy? Expect tolls

Basketball fans from across Kentucky are making the drive to Indianapolis for opening rounds of the NCAA Tournament to see their teams in action, and for many drivers, it will be their first trip across new and improved tolled bridges.
Congressman Hal Rogers blasts Trump’s budget proposal
1 week ago
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Congressman Hal Rogers blasts Trump’s budget proposal

President Trump's budget calls for an end to federal funding to the Appalachian Regional Commission (ARC,) an organization that fights poverty and promotes education and technology in Appalachia.
GOP Sen. Paul calls colleague McCain ‘a little bit unhinged’
1 week ago
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GOP Sen. Paul calls colleague McCain ‘a little bit unhinged’

Sen. Rand Paul has called fellow Republican Sen. John McCain "a little bit unhinged" after McCain said "the senator from Kentucky is now working for Vladimir Putin."
Net widens in search for Tennessee Amber Alert teen
1 week ago
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Net widens in search for Tennessee Amber Alert teen

The Tennessee Bureau of Investigations says they believe a 15-year-old teenage girl and her suspected captor may have eluded the scope of their initial investigation - meaning the two could be anywhere.
TVA to sell about 900 acres at Muscle Shoals Reservation
2 weeks ago
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TVA to sell about 900 acres at Muscle Shoals Reservation

The Tennessee Valley Authority is planning to auction off much of the land on which it was created in 1933.
Bevin administration not estimating GOP health bill’s impact
2 weeks ago
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Bevin administration not estimating GOP health bill’s impact

Republican Gov. Matt Bevin's administration says it will not calculate how the proposed GOP health care plan will impact Kentucky, a state where more than 400,000 people got health insurance through an expanded Medicaid program under a previous Democratic governor.
Law professor chosen as interim leader for Northern Kentucky
2 weeks ago
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Law professor chosen as interim leader for Northern Kentucky

Gerard St. Amand has been chosen to serve as interim president for Northern Kentucky University.
Air Guard troops return home from Iraq
2 weeks ago
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Air Guard troops return home from Iraq

The last contingent of troops from the Kentucky Air National Guard has returned home after a two-month deployment to Iraq.
Louisville-based Baptist Health cutting 288 jobs
2 weeks ago
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Louisville-based Baptist Health cutting 288 jobs

Louisville-based Baptist Health is getting rid of more than 280 positions across its system.
Officials seek to display rock that sparked 3-year dispute
2 weeks ago
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Officials seek to display rock that sparked 3-year dispute

A boulder that was at the center of a three-year dispute between Kentucky and Ohio officials may be getting a new home where the public can view it.
Civics test to be required for high school grads
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Civics test to be required for high school grads

Kentucky high school students would have to pass a civics test in order to graduate under a bill that passed the state legislature.
Real ID bill heads to Gov. Bevin’s desk
2 weeks ago
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Real ID bill heads to Gov. Bevin’s desk

Kentuckians will have the option of purchasing "voluntary travel IDs" to replace their driver's licenses under a bill headed to Republican Gov. Matt Bevin's desk.
Speaker bans senator’s son for inappropriate comments
2 weeks ago
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Speaker bans senator’s son for inappropriate comments

Kentucky's GOP House speaker has banned the son of one of the Senate's top Republicans from the third floor of the legislative office building for allegedly making inappropriate comments.
House passes college governing board bill
2 weeks ago
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House passes college governing board bill

FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) – The Latest on the Kentucky legislature (all times local): 5:45 p.m. Kentucky lawmakers have wrapped up work on a bill that would set guidelines for the governor when replacing entire public university boards or individual members. The bill cleared its final hurdle Wednesday when the House passed it 60-33. The measure […]
Catholics allowed to eat meat on St. Patrick’s Day this Friday
2 weeks ago
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Catholics allowed to eat meat on St. Patrick’s Day this Friday

NATIONAL (WTVQ)-  With St. Patrick’s Day this Friday, people are preparing and excited to eat traditional foods including corned beef and other savory treats. However, with the holiday falling on a Friday during Lent this year, Catholics are wondering if they’ll be able to participate in the festivities. But good news! The church has given “Dispensation” for […]
Charter schools bill clears Senate
2 weeks ago
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Charter schools bill clears Senate

The state Senate has approved a bill that would allow charter schools in Kentucky for the first time.
Bill aims to help felons get jobs
2 weeks ago
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Bill aims to help felons get jobs

The Kentucky House has passed a bill aimed at helping people overcome their criminal past to get occupational licenses they might need to start new careers.
Federal appeals court overturns 1999 double slaying sentence
2 weeks ago
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Federal appeals court overturns 1999 double slaying sentence

The 6th Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals has reversed the life sentence of a Kentucky man convicted of killing two people in eastern Kentucky in 1999.
Senate scales back attorney general bill
2 weeks ago
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Senate scales back attorney general bill

A bill that would take away some powers from the attorney general and give them to the governor likely will not pass this session.
In Kentucky coal country, lawmakers open up to nuclear power
2 weeks ago
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In Kentucky coal country, lawmakers open up to nuclear power

Lawmakers in coal-producing Kentucky have voted to open the door to nuclear power, over objections from a legislator who called it a "kick in the teeth" to the beleaguered coal industry.
Prosecutor says Louisville police fatal shooting justified
2 weeks ago
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Prosecutor says Louisville police fatal shooting justified

A prosecutor says Kentucky police officers who fatally shot a man wielding a saw were justified in using deadly force.
Bill would boost background checks of caregivers
2 weeks ago
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Bill would boost background checks of caregivers

Kentucky lawmakers have given final approval to a bill that would close gaps in checking the backgrounds of people who work with children in schools and camps and as babysitters.
Charter schools bill to get Senate vote Wednesday
2 weeks ago
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Charter schools bill to get Senate vote Wednesday

Kentucky could become the 44th state to allow charter schools under a bill that is scheduled for a vote in the state Senate.
Panel OKs bill to make it easier for felons to get jobs
2 weeks ago
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Panel OKs bill to make it easier for felons to get jobs

Kentuckians trying to overcome their criminal past could no longer be automatically denied occupational licenses under a bill advanced by the House Judiciary Committee.
Janitor convicted in co-worker’s slaying seeks new trial
2 weeks ago
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Janitor convicted in co-worker’s slaying seeks new trial

A janitor serving life behind bars for the murder of his co-worker at a biotech company is hoping for a retrial because of new evidence.
UofL holds workshop on native plants
2 weeks ago
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UofL holds workshop on native plants

The University of Louisville plans to hold a workshop on plants that are native to Kentucky.
Kentucky man charged in death of man found in toolbox
2 weeks ago
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Kentucky man charged in death of man found in toolbox

A central Kentucky man has been arrested in the death of a 29-year-old man whose body was found inside a toolbox floating in a creek last year.
Trump releases tax info ahead of TV report
2 weeks ago
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Trump releases tax info ahead of TV report

The White House says President Donald Trump made more than $150 million in income in 2005 and paid $38 million in income taxes that year.
Bill raises amount people can give to campaigns
2 weeks ago
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Bill raises amount people can give to campaigns

Kentucky's Republican-controlled legislature has wrapped up work on a bill that would double how much money people can donate to political campaigns.
Lawmaker says ‘neighborhood schools’ bill dead
2 weeks ago
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Lawmaker says ‘neighborhood schools’ bill dead

One of the top Republicans in the state Senate says a bill that would let students attend the school closest to their home will not pass this year.
Kentucky men fined for televised poaching of elk in Wyoming
2 weeks ago
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Kentucky men fined for televised poaching of elk in Wyoming

Two Kentucky men on a cable television hunting show have been fined nearly $31,000 and have lost their hunting privileges for 15 years for poaching two bull elk in southeastern Wyoming in 2014.
UPDATE: House votes in favor of smoking cessation coverage bill
2 weeks ago
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UPDATE: House votes in favor of smoking cessation coverage bill

Senate Bill 89, which would provide all Kentuckians with access to smoking cessation treatments prescribed by their physicians, will be heard in the House Health and Family Services Committee on Thursday at noon. The bill passed the Senate with a 35 to 2 vote last Wednesday.
Zoning bill would exempt landfills, not churches
2 weeks ago
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Zoning bill would exempt landfills, not churches

Kentuckians could have to post a bond of up to $250,000 in order to appeal a zoning decision under a bill that has cleared the state Senate.
Bill aims to ease access to experimental drugs
2 weeks ago
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Bill aims to ease access to experimental drugs

Kentucky lawmakers have given final approval to a bill aimed at making it easier for terminally ill patients to obtain experimental treatments.
Universities to compete for funding
2 weeks ago
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Universities to compete for funding

Kentucky's public universities would be competing against each other for more than basketball and football victories under legislation headed to Gov. Matt Bevin. They'll be vying for state funding.
Legislature OKs bill to reduce coal mine inspections
2 weeks ago
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Legislature OKs bill to reduce coal mine inspections

Kentucky lawmakers have agreed to loosen inspection requirements for underground coal mines.
UofL conference to examine discrimination against Muslims
2 weeks ago
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UofL conference to examine discrimination against Muslims

The University of Louisville says a symposium on campus will look at discrimination against Muslims in the United States.
Bourbon flowing: Bulleit brand opens its first distillery
2 weeks ago
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Bourbon flowing: Bulleit brand opens its first distillery

Bulleit bourbon has reached a milestone in its maturity with the opening of its first distillery.
Kentucky governor would not veto nuclear bill
2 weeks ago
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Kentucky governor would not veto nuclear bill

Kentucky's Republican governor says he will not veto a bill that would lift the state's decades-old ban on nuclear power.
AG: Grants available for programs preventing child sexual abuse
2 weeks ago
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AG: Grants available for programs preventing child sexual abuse

On Tuesday, Attorney General Andy Beshear and the Child Sexual Abuse and Exploitation Prevention Board announced the availability of grant funding for child sexual abuse prevention programs across the state.
Catlettsburg city councilman, 2 others facing drug charges
2 weeks ago
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Catlettsburg city councilman, 2 others facing drug charges

A Catlettsburg city councilman is one of three people facing charges as part of a lengthy drug trafficking investigation.
Nominations sought for historic preservation awards
2 weeks ago
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Nominations sought for historic preservation awards

The Kentucky Heritage Council is seeking nominations for historic preservation awards.
Police: Crash on slick highway leaves 1 dead, 1 injured
2 weeks ago
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Police: Crash on slick highway leaves 1 dead, 1 injured

Police say one person has died in a crash that occurred on a slick western Kentucky highway.
Kentucky firefighters to help in Oklahoma
2 weeks ago
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Kentucky firefighters to help in Oklahoma

KENTUCKY (WTVQ)- Dozens of Kentucky firefighters will spend the week in Oklahoma. The Department of Forestry says it’s sending fire crews to help fight wildfires there. According to the department, fires have destroyed about 50,000 acres of land in the state. Those fires have also destroyed homes and killed livestock. Kentucky firefighters say they expect […]
Low-income subsidy for wireless phones to end
2 weeks ago
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Low-income subsidy for wireless phones to end

The Kentucky Public Service Commission (PSC) will be making some changes to the state program that provides assistance to low-income telephone customers.
KSP:  Drug dealer sentenced to 16-years
2 weeks ago
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KSP: Drug dealer sentenced to 16-years

State Police say a convicted drug dealer was sentenced to 16-years in prison.
2 tornadoes strike in far western Kentucky, damage reported
2 weeks ago
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2 tornadoes strike in far western Kentucky, damage reported

The National Weather Service says two tornadoes apparently hit far western Kentucky, where transportation officials say roads will reopen overnight.
Officials vote to implement new tax, avoid state takeover
2 weeks ago
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Officials vote to implement new tax, avoid state takeover

Officials in a financially troubled northern Kentucky county have approved a new tax on workers in an effort to avoid having the state take over its finances.
For Kentucky voters, a familiar fight: Trump vs. Paul
2 weeks ago
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For Kentucky voters, a familiar fight: Trump vs. Paul

The elections may be over, but Kentucky voters still get to see Donald Trump and Rand Paul fight.
Jefferson County judge takes chains off juveniles in court
2 weeks ago
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Jefferson County judge takes chains off juveniles in court

A Jefferson County judge has halted the controversial practice of routinely handcuffing and chaining children who appear in juvenile court.
Charges dropped in Kentucky jail employee assault case
2 weeks ago
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Charges dropped in Kentucky jail employee assault case

A Kentucky jail employee has been cleared of charges brought after a fight with a sheriff's deputy.
Widower: Slain naturopath said ‘chemotherapy is for losers’
2 weeks ago
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Widower: Slain naturopath said ‘chemotherapy is for losers’

Police in Bowling Green, Kentucky, have arrested a man who they say walked into the office of a naturopathic caregiver and shot him dead.
Hickman storm downs power lines, utility poles, closes roads
2 weeks ago
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Hickman storm downs power lines, utility poles, closes roads

The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet said most state highways remain closed in the western Kentucky city of Hickman, where a severe storm brought down power lines and utility poles.
Colorado strip club operator accused of exploiting dancers
2 weeks ago
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Colorado strip club operator accused of exploiting dancers

A Colorado company that owns over a dozen strip clubs around the country is facing a federal lawsuit over allegations that it exploited its dancers by requiring them to pay fees in order to work.
Pence to visit Louisville to promote health plan
2 weeks ago
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Pence to visit Louisville to promote health plan

Vice President Mike Pence plans to visit Louisville, Kentucky, on Saturday as he tries to make the case for repealing and replacing former President Barack Obama's health care law.
Officials warn people of Business email compromise scam
2 weeks ago
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Officials warn people of Business email compromise scam

Attorney General Andy Beshear has issued a Scam Alert warning government organizations and small businesses to be cautious of a “business email compromise” scam.
Supreme Court to hear oral arguments March 15-17
2 weeks ago
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Supreme Court to hear oral arguments March 15-17

The Kentucky Supreme Court is set to hear oral arguments in eight cases next week including an appeal in a death penalty case.
Boy, 6, whose brother drowned in January, dies in crash
3 weeks ago
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Boy, 6, whose brother drowned in January, dies in crash

Authorities say the 6-year-old brother of a southern Indiana toddler who drowned in January has died in a car crash.
Witness: Feud over sanitary habits prompted fatal shooting
3 weeks ago
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Witness: Feud over sanitary habits prompted fatal shooting

The trial is underway for a man accused of fatally shooting a co-worker at a fast-food restaurant just days after a witness says the two got into an argument over sanitary work habits.
Cheers: Bill would let Kentucky bars buy vintage whiskeys
3 weeks ago
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Cheers: Bill would let Kentucky bars buy vintage whiskeys

State lawmakers passed a bill that allows vintage bottles of spirits to be put back into circulation in Kentucky.
Passed bill would end shock probation in fatal DUI crashes
3 weeks ago
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Passed bill would end shock probation in fatal DUI crashes

A bill aimed at eliminating the option of shock probation for people convicted in fatal drunken driving crashes has cleared the Kentucky General Assembly.
Judge orders competency evaluation in group home killing
3 weeks ago
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Judge orders competency evaluation in group home killing

A judge has ordered a man charged with killing a caretaker at the Kentucky group home where he lived to undergo a competency evaluation.
3 being inducted into Kentucky Teacher Hall of Fame
3 weeks ago
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3 being inducted into Kentucky Teacher Hall of Fame

Three Kentucky educators are being inducted into the Gov. Louie B. Nunn Kentucky Teacher Hall of Fame in Frankfort.
Lawmakers OK bill targeting Planned Parenthood in Kentucky
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Lawmakers OK bill targeting Planned Parenthood in Kentucky

Kentucky lawmakers have given final approval to a bill that would put Planned Parenthood at the end of the line for family planning funds.
House speaker says public school tobacco ban will not pass
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House speaker says public school tobacco ban will not pass

Republican House Speaker Jeff Hoover says a bill that would ban all tobacco products at public school campuses likely will not pass this year.
Hoover sets March 15 deadline for charter schools bill
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Hoover sets March 15 deadline for charter schools bill

House Republican Speaker Jeff Hoover has set a March 15 deadline for a bill that would allow charter schools in Kentucky.
Bill would transfer some attorney general powers to governor
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Bill would transfer some attorney general powers to governor

Kentucky's Democratic attorney general could not represent the state in some civil lawsuits under a proposal floated by Republican lawmakers.
Kentucky man sentenced in sports fan hacking case
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Kentucky man sentenced in sports fan hacking case

A federal judge has sentenced a Winchester man to two years in prison for hacking into a high school sports website to promote his online identity and harass and intimidate the website owner and others.
Legislature OKs bill to encourage later start to school year
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Legislature OKs bill to encourage later start to school year

Kentucky lawmakers have agreed to encourage public school districts to begin the school year in late August.
Man sentenced for scalping woman tells judge to skip lecture
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Man sentenced for scalping woman tells judge to skip lecture

A Kentucky man who told a judge to skip the lecture has been sentenced to 20 years in prison for scalping his girlfriend and ordering his pit bull to attack her.
President Trump coming to Louisville on Saturday
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President Trump coming to Louisville on Saturday

President Donald Trump will be coming to Louisville on Saturday.
Red Cross celebrates a century of serving Kentucky
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Red Cross celebrates a century of serving Kentucky

The American Red Cross is celebrating by commemorating 100 years of compassionate service to the residents of Kentucky. From disaster response, health and safety classes, to blood collection and support of military members and their families, the Red Cross has served the needs of the Kentucky region for a century.
Judge orders competency evaluation in group home killing
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Judge orders competency evaluation in group home killing

Lindale Cunningham, who is 32, was charged in January with fatally stabbing 66-year-old Sally Berry at the ResCare home in Elizabethtown.
House OKs bill targeting Planned Parenthood in Kentucky
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House OKs bill targeting Planned Parenthood in Kentucky

Kentucky lawmakers have voted to send a message to Planned Parenthood.
Groundbreaking for proposed Bill Monroe museum set for May
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Groundbreaking for proposed Bill Monroe museum set for May

Officials in western Kentucky say a proposed museum dedicated to bluegrass music pioneer Bill Monroe is getting closer to reality.
Bill would shield landlords from liability in dog-bite cases
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Bill would shield landlords from liability in dog-bite cases

Kentucky lawmakers have given final approval to a bill aimed at protecting landlords from liability if their tenants' dogs attack other people.
Bill to expand state’s hate crimes law sent to Ky. governor
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Bill to expand state’s hate crimes law sent to Ky. governor

Kentucky lawmakers have given final approval to a bill that would expand the state's hate crimes law to include targeting police officers and other emergency responders.
Home school students could tryout for public school sports teams
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Home school students could tryout for public school sports teams

The bill would let home-school students try out for teams at schools they would have been assigned to attend or have the option to attend under district policy.
Voluntary travel ID’s could aid Kentucky travelers
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Voluntary travel ID’s could aid Kentucky travelers

The new IDs would be optional and would cost $5 more than a standard drivers' license and would require people to bring in copies of their birth certificate and Social Security cards.
State Police catch escaped inmate from Fulton County
3 weeks ago
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State Police catch escaped inmate from Fulton County

Kentucky State Police report an escaped inmate from Fulton County has been captured in San Antonio, Texas.
Senate panel OKs bill aimed at horse abuse cases
3 weeks ago
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Senate panel OKs bill aimed at horse abuse cases

Horse owners convicted of animal cruelty could face additional financial penalties under a bill advancing in the Kentucky legislature.
Kentucky Attorney General claims pharmaceutical companies illegally conspired to monopolize generic drugs
3 weeks ago
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Kentucky Attorney General claims pharmaceutical companies illegally conspired to monopolize generic drugs

Kentucky Attorney General Andy Beshear announced Tuesday his office has amended a complaint in a lawsuit alleging pharmaceutical companies monopolized generic drug markets.
More than 81,000 Kentuckians purchase health insurance plans
3 weeks ago
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More than 81,000 Kentuckians purchase health insurance plans

More than 81,000 Kentuckians have purchased health insurance through HealthCare.gov.
State Lawmakers push for charter schools in Kentucky
3 weeks ago
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State Lawmakers push for charter schools in Kentucky

Kentucky is a step closer to allowing charter schools after a yes vote from the state House on Friday.
Beshear: Kentuckians protected against price gouging
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Beshear: Kentuckians protected against price gouging

Kentucky's attorney general is asking people to report instances of price gouging to his office now that a state of emergency has been declared in the state due to recent storms.
Kentucky fugitive arrested without incident in North Dakota
3 weeks ago
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Kentucky fugitive arrested without incident in North Dakota

A fugitive from Kentucky has been arrested in North Dakota.
Gov. Bevin declares state of emergency due to storm damage
3 weeks ago
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Gov. Bevin declares state of emergency due to storm damage

On Friday afternoon Governor Matt Bevin declared a statewide emergency, in response to the severe storms from earlier this week.
Bill to allow charter schools clears Kentucky House
3 weeks ago
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Bill to allow charter schools clears Kentucky House

The mayors of Kentucky's two largest cities could create charter schools that would be exempt from state regulations under a bill that has cleared a House committee.
Man living at Denver Rescue Mission wins $50K lottery prize
3 weeks ago
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Man living at Denver Rescue Mission wins $50K lottery prize

A man who had been living at the Denver Rescue Mission won a $50,000 prize with a Colorado Lottery scratch ticket.
UPDATE: KSP apprehend escaped inmate from Marshall Co.
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UPDATE: KSP apprehend escaped inmate from Marshall Co.

PADUCAH, Ky. (WTVQ) – Kentucky State Police say they have apprehended a man who escaped from the Marshall County Detention Center on February 26th. Troopers say their investigation led them to a home on Meacham Lane in McCracken County.  When they arrived, police say the man they were looking for, 27-year-old Justin Goad ran away […]
UPDATE: Group home resident indicted in fatal stabbing of employee
3 weeks ago
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UPDATE: Group home resident indicted in fatal stabbing of employee

A man has been indicted in the slaying of an employee at a central Kentucky group home where he lived.
Lawmakers finish work on medical review panel bill
3 weeks ago
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Lawmakers finish work on medical review panel bill

Kentucky lawmakers have given final approval to a bill altering the medical malpractice system by creating panels of medical providers to review claims of error or neglect.
Former Buffalo Volunteer Fire Dept. Chief indicted on abuse of public trust
3 weeks ago
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Former Buffalo Volunteer Fire Dept. Chief indicted on abuse of public trust

A former Buffalo Volunteer Fire Department Chief has been indicted on one count of abuse of public trust.
Statewide tornado/severe weather alert test Friday
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Statewide tornado/severe weather alert test Friday

A statewide tornado/severe weather alert test is scheduled for Friday, March 3 at approximately 10:07 a.m. EST.
Teen saves baby from bullets in Louisville shooting
3 weeks ago
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Teen saves baby from bullets in Louisville shooting

A Louisville mother is expressing her gratitude after a friend of a friend covered her baby during a shooting in the city.
Discussion to examine effect of elections on black Americans
3 weeks ago
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Discussion to examine effect of elections on black Americans

The University of Louisville is partnering with the Shelbyville NAACP to hold a free, public discussion on how recent elections at the state and national level have affected black Americans.
Political consultant sentenced to 5 years in Longmeyer case
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Political consultant sentenced to 5 years in Longmeyer case

A Louisville political consultant who pleaded guilty to bribery in connection with a case against former Personnel Secretary Tim Longmeyer has been sentenced to five years in prison.
House GOP has agreement on charter schools bill
3 weeks ago
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House GOP has agreement on charter schools bill

Republican leaders say they have reached an agreement on a bill to allow charter schools in Kentucky.
Louisville police release body camera footage in shooting
3 weeks ago
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Louisville police release body camera footage in shooting

Louisville police have released body camera footage from the shooting of an apparently unarmed black man by a white officer.
Senate votes to expand background checks of caregivers
3 weeks ago
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Senate votes to expand background checks of caregivers

The Kentucky Senate has passed legislation aimed at closing gaps in checking the backgrounds of people who serve as caregivers for children.
Senate OKs bill allowing juvenile records to be erased
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Senate OKs bill allowing juvenile records to be erased

Kentucky's policy of letting some wrongdoers erase their criminal records would be extended to its youthful violators under a bill that has cleared the state Senate.
Story of 2 boys, 1 white and 1 black, teaches racial harmony
3 weeks ago
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Story of 2 boys, 1 white and 1 black, teaches racial harmony

Sometimes life's lessons come from those with the least experience.
Owensboro man tazed, arrested after leading Trooper on pursuit
3 weeks ago
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Owensboro man tazed, arrested after leading Trooper on pursuit

Kentucky State Police say a man is behind bars after leading troopers on a chase, then wound up being tazed when he wouldn't comply with orders.
KSP issues warrant in connection to escaped Fulton Co. inmate
4 weeks ago
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KSP issues warrant in connection to escaped Fulton Co. inmate

Kentucky State Police say they have issued an arrest warrant for a person in connection to an ongoing investigation into the disappearance of a Fulton County Detention Center inmate.
Bevin unveils initiative to get prisoners back to work
4 weeks ago
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Bevin unveils initiative to get prisoners back to work

Gov. Matt Bevin's administration is starting a pilot project aimed at making sure more of Kentucky's prisoners get the skills needed to find jobs once they're released.
REMINDER: Statewide tornado drill will proceed on March 3
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REMINDER: Statewide tornado drill will proceed on March 3

Emergency Management is reminding all Kentuckians that a statewide tornado drill will proceed as scheduled on Friday, March 3rd.
Bill to split up pension funds put on hold by sponsor
4 weeks ago
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Bill to split up pension funds put on hold by sponsor

A lawmaker says he's following Gov. Matt Bevin's request to temporarily shelve his bill to let local government pension funds break away from the Kentucky Retirement Systems.
Booze bill raises ethics question in Kentucky’s legislature
4 weeks ago
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Booze bill raises ethics question in Kentucky’s legislature

Wesley Morgan, owner of four Liquor World outlets in Kentucky, was pleased when a state legislative committee approved a bill to let liquor store owners transport alcohol across county lines.
Partnership to receive $1.9M to help homeless youth
4 weeks ago
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Partnership to receive $1.9M to help homeless youth

A partnership in Kentucky has been selected to receive $1.9 million as part of an effort to end youth homelessness.
Police: Man undergoes surgery after being shot by officer
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Police: Man undergoes surgery after being shot by officer

Authorities say a Kentucky police officer shot a man hiding in a vacant house after ordering him to show his hands.
Kentucky bill would allow golf carts to deliver package
4 weeks ago
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Kentucky bill would allow golf carts to deliver package

Golf carts could become part of a package-delivery company's fleet if a bill advancing in the Kentucky legislature becomes law.
Bill to create medical review panels passes Kentucky House
4 weeks ago
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Bill to create medical review panels passes Kentucky House

The Kentucky House has passed a bill to shake up the state's medical malpractice system by creating panels of medical providers to review cases.
Officials: Kentucky prisons across the state damaged by storms
4 weeks ago
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Officials: Kentucky prisons across the state damaged by storms

The Kentucky Department of Corrections says a dozen state prisons were damaged from Wednesday's storms.
Police investigating death of Harlan County jail inmate
4 weeks ago
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Police investigating death of Harlan County jail inmate

Kentucky State Police are investigating the death of a jail inmate in eastern Kentucky.
Current, ex-Kentucky governors battle over health law legacy
4 weeks ago
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Current, ex-Kentucky governors battle over health law legacy

As Republicans in Congress prepare to repeal and replace former President Barack Obama's health care law, Kentucky's current governor and his predecessor are wrestling over the law's legacy -- and both sides claim the state as a case study of the law's impact.
Bill to regulate solar power put on hold by sponsor
4 weeks ago
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Bill to regulate solar power put on hold by sponsor

Legislation backed by Kentucky's traditional utilities to regulate solar power has been put on hold by the measure's sponsor after receiving pushback from solar advocates.
Police: Kentucky officer shoots man, condition unknown
4 weeks ago
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Police: Kentucky officer shoots man, condition unknown

Police in Kentucky say an officer has shot a man, and the man is in unknown condition.
Task force that intercepted UPS packages halted amid scandal
4 weeks ago
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Task force that intercepted UPS packages halted amid scandal

An elite Louisville task force that intercepted shipments of heroin and other illegal drugs at UPS' worldwide hub has been disbanded after a former detective stole nearly $75,000 while on the job.
“He is eroding our democracy”: Former Kentucky Governor responds to President’s address
4 weeks ago
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“He is eroding our democracy”: Former Kentucky Governor responds to President’s address

Just after President Donald Trump's first address to Congress, former Kentucky Governor Steve Beshear delivered the response from the Democratic Party.
Bill aimed at helping foster children wins final approval
4 weeks ago
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Bill aimed at helping foster children wins final approval

Kentucky children could be placed with close family friends after being removed from their homes under a bill that has won final legislative approval.
Preparing for severe weather Tuesday night
4 weeks ago
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Preparing for severe weather Tuesday night

KENTUCKY (WTVQ)-No one wants to see severe storms rolling through while they are sleeping, but here are some tips to better prepare you for storms Tuesday night. Be sure to catch your local, late night weather forecast before you go to bed. This way you know what is heading your way. Have your phones and […]
Senate OKs bill updating Kentucky law governing hemp growing
4 weeks ago
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Senate OKs bill updating Kentucky law governing hemp growing

The Kentucky Senate has passed a bill to update state law governing hemp production.
Jailer: Inmate smuggles in drug that sends 6 to hospital
4 weeks ago
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Jailer: Inmate smuggles in drug that sends 6 to hospital

Kentuckians would have the option of purchasing a voluntary travel ID to replace their standard drivers' licenses under a bill that is advancing in the House of Representatives.
Papa John’s testing $2.99 fee for “priority” orders
4 weeks ago
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Papa John’s testing $2.99 fee for “priority” orders

Papa John's is testing a fee that lets people bump their pizza orders to the front of the line.
Teacher suspended after being arrested on drug charges
4 weeks ago
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Teacher suspended after being arrested on drug charges

Officials say a Knox County teacher has been suspended after being arrested on drug charges.
Denied: Student to get books instead of half-court shot cash
4 weeks ago
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Denied: Student to get books instead of half-court shot cash

A University of Louisville student disqualified after hitting a half-court shot to win a basketball contest will get a consolation package for missing out on the $38,000 prize.
NWS: Set NOAA radios to alert overnight
4 weeks ago
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NWS: Set NOAA radios to alert overnight

The National Weather Service in Louisville is advising Kentucky residents to set their NOAA Weather Radios to alert mode, as severe storms are expected to develop overnight.
University sues 2 student publications over records
4 weeks ago
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University sues 2 student publications over records

Western Kentucky University has sued two student publications in response to an opinion by Kentucky Attorney General Andy Beshear that found school officials should have turned over records related to sexual misconduct investigations.
Kentucky House considers changes to drivers’ licenses
4 weeks ago
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Kentucky House considers changes to drivers’ licenses

Kentuckians would have the option of purchasing a voluntary travel ID to replace their standard drivers' licenses under a bill that is advancing in the House of Representatives.
$970,000 grant going to new aluminum plant in Henderson Co.
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$970,000 grant going to new aluminum plant in Henderson Co.

The Kentucky Department for Local Government has approved a $970,000 block grant for the development of a 75,000-square-foot facility in Henderson County run by Hansens Aluminum that will create 50 jobs.
Charter schools bill could start moving soon in legislature
4 weeks ago
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Charter schools bill could start moving soon in legislature

Kentucky lawmakers are two-thirds through their legislative session and a charter schools bill remains stuck in committee, but that could change later this week.
UofL student who made half-court shot can’t collect prize
4 weeks ago
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UofL student who made half-court shot can’t collect prize

A University of Louisville athletics spokesman says a student who made a half-court shot in a promotion at a women's basketball game can't collect a $38,000 prize because he violated a contest stipulation.
House agrees to tax break aimed at new Amazon hub
4 weeks ago
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House agrees to tax break aimed at new Amazon hub

Kentucky House of Representatives has approved a bill aimed at giving online retailer Amazon a tax break on the purchase of jet fuel as part of its decision to locate a major air hub in northern Kentucky.
House approves proposal aimed at relieving Yum Center debt
4 weeks ago
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House approves proposal aimed at relieving Yum Center debt

The Kentucky House of Representatives has approved a proposal aimed at helping the Louisville Arena Authority pay off debt for the Yum Center.
Kentucky Senate sends pension bill to Gov. Matt Bevin’s desk
4 weeks ago
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Kentucky Senate sends pension bill to Gov. Matt Bevin’s desk

The Kentucky state Senate has agreed to make changes to three of the state's public pension systems.
“Severe Weather Awareness Week”
4 weeks ago
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“Severe Weather Awareness Week”

KENTUCKY. (WTVQ)- March is a pretty common time to see the severe weather threat ramping up and that’s why March 1st through March 7th has been designated as “Severe Weather Awareness Week” in Kentucky by Governor Matt Bevin. During severe weather awareness week, various agencies around the Commonwealth aim to prepare residents for a severe […]
Wildlife refuges reopening at Land Between the Lakes
4 weeks ago
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Wildlife refuges reopening at Land Between the Lakes

Land Between the Lakes National Recreation Area says wildlife refuges are reopening next month.
KSP looking for Christian Co. Detention Center escapee
4 weeks ago
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KSP looking for Christian Co. Detention Center escapee

Kentucky State Police say they are looking for a Christian County Detention Center inmate who reportedly walked away from a work detail on Monday.
AG: $30K to be transferred to KSP to help end rape kit backlog
4 weeks ago
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AG: $30K to be transferred to KSP to help end rape kit backlog

On Monday, Attorney General Andy Beshear announced that his office will transfer $30,000 to the Kentucky State Police Crime Lab to help end the state’s rape kit backlog.
Mysterious rash outbreak prompts students to be moved
4 weeks ago
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Mysterious rash outbreak prompts students to be moved

Students at a northeastern Kentucky middle school are being moved to another building because of a mysterious rash that has afflicted several students.
6 Hardin County inmates treated at hospital
4 weeks ago
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6 Hardin County inmates treated at hospital

A Kentucky jailer says six inmates have been treated at a hospital after apparently taking some kind of contraband.
Laurel County teens behind bars
4 weeks ago
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Laurel County teens behind bars

LAUREL COUNTY, Ky. (WTVQ)- Four young people in Laurel County, including a 17-year-old, are behind bars after a traffic stop. According to the Laurel County Sheriff’s Office, deputies pulled a car over west of London. They found a lot of $20 bills, plus marijuana, and a gun. The Sheriff’s Office says everyone in the car […]
Scam alert
4 weeks ago
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Scam alert

MONTGOMERY COUNTY, Ky. (WTVQ)- The Montgomery County Sheriff’s Department is warning people not to give money to what seems to be a church fundraiser. According to the Sheriff’s Department, young men have been knocking on doors telling people they’re raising money for the Living Water Church. The Living Water Church says it is not holding […]
Illness causes more school cancellations
4 weeks ago
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Illness causes more school cancellations

PERRY COUNTY, Ky. (WTVQ)- Illness continues to keep students away from school around the commonwealth. The Perry County Superintendent has made the call to cancel school for all county schools for a whole week from Monday, February 27th through Friday, March 3rd due to high numbers of illness. A handful of other schools have also called off. […]
Ohio man in custody after fatal shooting
4 weeks ago
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Ohio man in custody after fatal shooting

OHIO, (WTVQ)- Police say a man who shot and killed two people and injured three others in Ohio is now in custody. According to a local sheriff, the shooting happened outside a private home Saturday afternoon. The sheriff says it started as a physical fight in the front yard, but it escalated into a shootout. […]
Madison County girl found safe
4 weeks ago
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Madison County girl found safe

RICHMOND, Ky. (WTVQ)-  The Kentucky State Police, Richmond Post has confirmed that a missing Madison County girl has been found safe. Mikayla R. Wolney, 16 years old of Berea was located Saturday afternoon in Indiana and is being transported back to Kentucky. Investigators say she never came home after school Friday and had last been […]
Missing Nicholas County teen found
4 weeks ago
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Missing Nicholas County teen found

NICHOLAS COUNTY, Ky. (WTVQ)-  A missing Nicholas County teen was found around midnight Saturday. Nicholas County Deputies were looking for 18 year-old Levi Hostetler who allegedly walked away from a home on Sugar Creek Road around 1 PM Friday. Search teams were out Friday night looking for Hostetler until weather postponed the search.