UPDATE: Gov. Bevin: 7-year-old’s shooting death ‘unacceptable’
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UPDATE: Gov. Bevin: 7-year-old’s shooting death ‘unacceptable’

Kentucky's governor says the death of a 7-year-old Louisville boy from stray gunfire is unacceptable, and says he'll weigh in on the issue of urban violence next week.
Ex-MotoGP champion & Owensboro native Hayden dies after bicycle crash
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Ex-MotoGP champion & Owensboro native Hayden dies after bicycle crash

A hospital in Italy has announced that American motorcycle racer and Owensboro, Kentucky, native Nicky Hayden has died, five days after being hit by a car while training on his bicycle. Hayden was 35.
Justices won’t hear appeal over release of federal mug shots
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Justices won’t hear appeal over release of federal mug shots

The Supreme Court won't hear an appeal from the Detroit Free Press that asked the government to release mug shots of federal criminal defendants in Michigan and three other states.
Owensboro PD looking for “person of interest” in shoplifting case
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Owensboro PD looking for “person of interest” in shoplifting case

The Owensboro Police Department has released a surveillance photograph of a man they say is a "person of interest" in a shoplifting incident.
House seller invested $300K in company partly owned by Bevin
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House seller invested $300K in company partly owned by Bevin

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.
Paul: Medicaid expansion too expensive to continue
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Paul: Medicaid expansion too expensive to continue

U.S. Sen. Rand Paul told a group of eastern Kentucky doctors that Kentucky's Medicaid expansion was too expensive to continue.
Woman pleads guilty in connection to western Kentucky deaths
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Woman pleads guilty in connection to western Kentucky deaths

A woman has pleaded guilty in connection with the slaying of a family in Trigg County in 2014.
Guilty plea from woman indicted in family killings case
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Guilty plea from woman indicted in family killings case

Ann Plotkin, accused of complicity to murder in the death's of a Trigg County family pleaded guilty to all charges in court on Friday.
Judge opposed to gay adoptions has rule change blocked
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Judge opposed to gay adoptions has rule change blocked

A Kentucky judge who declared his conscientious objection to handling adoption cases involving gay adults has been blocked from changing how he reviews adoption cases.
Always Dreaming heavily favored in early Preakness wagering
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Always Dreaming heavily favored in early Preakness wagering

Kentucky Derby winner Always Dreaming is taking heavy action in early wagering for this weekend's Preakness.
McCracken County deputy jailer charged with misconduct
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McCracken County deputy jailer charged with misconduct

A McCracken County grand jury has indicted a local deputy jailer after an investigation into multiple complaints from inmates alleging mistreatment.
Northern Kentucky cities hold campaign against opioid abuse
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Northern Kentucky cities hold campaign against opioid abuse

The cities of Erlanger and Union are each conducting public awareness campaigns this weekend to take on Kentucky's opioid crisis.
Kentucky’s retirement debt soars after pessimistic outlook
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Kentucky’s retirement debt soars after pessimistic outlook

Kentucky's public pension debt grew by roughly $2 billion on Thursday when state regulators made dramatic changes to long-held investment assumptions.
Planned Parenthood of IN & KY, ACLU challenge new Indiana abortion law
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Planned Parenthood of IN & KY, ACLU challenge new Indiana abortion law

Planned Parenthood of Indiana and Kentucky is suing over a new Indiana law that makes it tougher for girls under age 18 to get an abortion without their parents knowledge.
Two charged in March 2016 Eddyville burglary
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Two charged in March 2016 Eddyville burglary

Kentucky State Police say they have made two arrests in connection to a March 2016 burglary.
Audit: Annual payments on Yum Center debt were late
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Audit: Annual payments on Yum Center debt were late

Kentucky's auditor says deadlines were missed in making annual payments under the Yum Center's lease agreement.
Kentucky Catholic priest reaches plea deal on sex abuse
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Kentucky Catholic priest reaches plea deal on sex abuse

A Catholic priest has reached a plea agreement on sexual abuse charges that occurred at a summer camp in Kentucky that he ran for decades.
UofL planting hemp for energy research
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UofL planting hemp for energy research

The University of Louisville is planting two types of industrial hemp and another fiber call kenaf to research their potential as renewable energy resources.
Couple accused of locking child in bedroom for long periods
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Couple accused of locking child in bedroom for long periods

Couple accused of putting bars on windows and padlocking a child in a bedroom for long periods of time, according to State Police.
Woman accused of using meth, driving recklessly in work zone
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Woman accused of using meth, driving recklessly in work zone

State Police say a woman was on meth while driving recklessly through a work zone in Henderson.
Principal to be interim superintendent of Kentucky district
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Principal to be interim superintendent of Kentucky district

The largest school district in Kentucky has selected a high school principal to be its interim superintendent.
Kentucky governor creates an economic development position
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Kentucky governor creates an economic development position

Gov. Matt Bevin's administration has created a new position in the Cabinet for Economic Development that comes with an annual salary of $250,000 to improve workforce development strategies.
Police: Man arrested for taking photos of a girl changing
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Police: Man arrested for taking photos of a girl changing

A former high school swim coach has been arrested after authorities say he took photos of a girl while she was changing clothes in a restroom.
Ex-Kentucky clinic doctor charged with fraud
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Ex-Kentucky clinic doctor charged with fraud

A grand jury has charged a northeastern Kentucky doctor with defrauding Medicaid and illegally prescribing an addiction-treatment drug.
Derby winner Always Dreaming gallops smoothly for Preakness
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Derby winner Always Dreaming gallops smoothly for Preakness

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 […]
Kentucky judge is under pressure; won’t hear gay adoptions
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Kentucky judge is under pressure; won’t hear gay adoptions

Civil rights groups are seeking the removal of a Kentucky judge who won't hear adoption cases involving gay adults.
14-year-old arrested in Warren Co. arson investigation
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14-year-old arrested in Warren Co. arson investigation

The Warren County Sheriff says deputies were able to trace a small fire and threats of arson back to a 14-year-old early Tuesday morning.
Cities, counties to hear energy saving tips at workshop
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Cities, counties to hear energy saving tips at workshop

Kentucky officials are joining with the University of Kentucky's Center of Applied Energy Research to host a workshop on reducing energy costs.
Officials install flags to communicate water conditions
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Officials install flags to communicate water conditions

Officials in southcentral Kentucky have installed warning flags at two parks to communicate water conditions to kayakers and canoers.
Loretta Lynn starting rehabilitation after stroke
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Loretta Lynn starting rehabilitation after stroke

Country legend Loretta Lynn is starting rehabilitation after suffering a stroke more than a week ago.
Officer who pulled man from United flight had been suspended
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Officer who pulled man from United flight had been suspended

A newspaper reports that one of the Chicago aviation officers who dragged a passenger from a United flight had recently returned to work after serving a five-day suspension.
Ex-state official admits ethics violations, agrees to fine
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Ex-state official admits ethics violations, agrees to fine

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.
Popular Mammoth Cave trail now has safer footing for tours
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Popular Mammoth Cave trail now has safer footing for tours

Mammoth Cave officials say a popular trail tour has been running twice a day after a project making it safer finished.
Janitor convicted in co-worker’s slaying granted new trial
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Janitor convicted in co-worker’s slaying granted new trial

New evidence has granted a retrial in the case of a janitor serving life behind bars in Kentucky for the murder of his co-worker at a biotech company.
Appalachia’s approach to drugs at odds with AG policy
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Appalachia’s approach to drugs at odds with AG policy

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.
Grand jury indicts KY Suboxone clinic doctor on fraud, theft
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Grand jury indicts KY Suboxone clinic doctor on fraud, theft

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.
Biagi stepping down as Kentucky GOP executive director
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Biagi stepping down as Kentucky GOP executive director

The Republican Party of Kentucky says executive director Mike Biagi is stepping down to take a position with a Louisville-based lobbying group next month.
Justices side with Kentucky nursing home in arbitration case
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Justices side with Kentucky nursing home in arbitration case

The Supreme Court says a Kentucky nursing home can require the families of two former residents to pursue claims against the home outside of court.
Update: plane crash victims identified
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Update: plane crash victims identified

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 […]
Former Social Security judge pleads guilty to taking bribes
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Former Social Security judge pleads guilty to taking bribes

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.
Woman alleges credit union fired her for being lesbian
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Woman alleges credit union fired her for being lesbian

A woman who worked for a credit union for 15 years has filed a lawsuit alleging she was fired and harassed because she is a lesbian.
Jailer in eastern Kentucky arrested on felony drug charges
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Jailer in eastern Kentucky arrested on felony drug charges

The sheriff's office of an eastern Kentucky county says a jailer has been arrested on multiple felony drug charges.
Former deputy jailer convicted of beating inmate who died
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Former deputy jailer convicted of beating inmate who died

A federal jury has convicted a former eastern Kentucky deputy jailer of using excessive force against an inmate, who died.
Kentucky man indicted in shooting of naturopathic caregiver
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Kentucky man indicted in shooting of naturopathic caregiver

A grand jury in Kentucky has indicted a man accused of shooting his late wife's naturopathic caregiver.
Polar opposites Trump, McConnell need each other now
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Polar opposites Trump, McConnell need each other now

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.
KSP: Dispute between neighbors ends in death of Bell City man
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KSP: Dispute between neighbors ends in death of Bell City man

A Bell City man has died after a dispute between neighbors turned physical on Thursday.
Kentucky governor says multiple fatalities from plane crash
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Kentucky governor says multiple fatalities from plane crash

Authorities say a small plane has crashed in southern Kentucky, and Gov. Matt Bevin said there were multiple fatalities.
UPDATE: Ex-social worker found guilty of filing false abuse claims
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UPDATE: Ex-social worker found guilty of filing false abuse claims

A former Kentucky state social worker has been convicted of filing false child abuse complaints against two people in Grayson County.
Prosecutor: Sex charges against former judge cover 9 victims
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Prosecutor: Sex charges against former judge cover 9 victims

A former northern Kentucky judge has pleaded not guilty to an 11-count indictment in a human trafficking and rape case.
Judge faces protests after self-recusal from gay adoptions
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Judge faces protests after self-recusal from gay adoptions

On Wednesday, protesters called for a Barren County judge to be removed from the bench.
Michigan sports doctor faces key hearing in assault case
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Michigan sports doctor faces key hearing in assault case

An outspoken former gymnast is expected to testify at a key hearing in a sexual assault case against a Michigan sports doctor.
UPDATE:  Bluegrass Parkway reopens in Nelson County after deadly crash
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UPDATE: Bluegrass Parkway reopens in Nelson County after deadly crash

The Bluegrass Parkway in Nelson County reopened late Thursday afternoon after being closed following a deadly crash.
Vapor release at Catlettsburg Marathon refinery
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Vapor release at Catlettsburg Marathon refinery

The all clear has been given at the Marathon refinery in Catlettsburg after a vapor release Thursday morning.
KSP: College degree no longer required to become a trooper
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KSP: College degree no longer required to become a trooper

On Thursday, Kentucky State Police announced new requirements for becoming a state trooper.
Judge: Group home resident charged in slaying is incompetent
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Judge: Group home resident charged in slaying is incompetent

A judge says a man charged with killing a caretaker at the Kentucky group home where he lived is incompetent to stand trial.
Attorneys General seek broader authority to investigate, prosecute abuse of Medicaid recipients
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Attorneys General seek broader authority to investigate, prosecute abuse of Medicaid recipients

Kentucky Attorney General Andy Beshear urges the federal government to expand its policy regarding the use of federal funds to investigate and prosecute Medicaid abuse and neglect cases.
Revenues up in April, but likely not enough to avert deficit
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Revenues up in April, but likely not enough to avert deficit

A modest growth in Kentucky's April tax collections likely won't be enough to stop a predicted $113.2 million shortfall when the budget year ends June 30.
Tennessee, Kentucky police partner to catch impaired drivers
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Tennessee, Kentucky police partner to catch impaired drivers

Officials say police in Tennessee and Kentucky are partnering this month to look for impaired drivers near the state line.
5 University of Louisville students earn Fulbright Awards
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5 University of Louisville students earn Fulbright Awards

The University of Louisville says five of its students have been awarded Fulbright Awards.
Kentucky state police find $1.5M of heroin in traffic stop
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Kentucky state police find $1.5M of heroin in traffic stop

State police have seized 33 pounds of heroin and arrested two Utah men after a traffic stop in western Kentucky.
New partnership to protect Kentuckians from scams
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New partnership to protect Kentuckians from scams

There's a new partnership designed to protect Kentuckians from scams and con artists.
National archery competition expects to draw 14,000 students
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National archery competition expects to draw 14,000 students

Students from across the U.S. are expected to arrive in Kentucky this week to participate in a national archery competition.
Derby not over yet: museum holding annual hat contest
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Derby not over yet: museum holding annual hat contest

The Kentucky Derby has ended but the Kentucky Derby Museum is trying to keep the fun going with a Derby hat contest.
Kentucky corrections commissioner resigns
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Kentucky corrections commissioner resigns

The commissioner of Kentucky's prison system has resigned.
Pulaski Co. stabbing victim airlifted to UK
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Pulaski Co. stabbing victim airlifted to UK

The Commonwealth Journal is reporting that a Burnside man has been arrested after he reportedly stabbed another man in the throat.
Former Tennessee teacher being held in Kentucky jail
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Former Tennessee teacher being held in Kentucky jail

A former Tennessee teacher accused of kidnapping a teenage student and taking her to California has been returned to face charges and is being held in a Kentucky jail.
Loretta Lynn remains hospitalized in Nashville after stroke
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Loretta Lynn remains hospitalized in Nashville after stroke

Country music legend Loretta Lynn remains hospitalized after having a stroke, a publicist said Saturday.
Kentucky tourism shows strong growth in 2016
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Kentucky tourism shows strong growth in 2016

Kentucky officials say the state's tourism industry has reported its strongest economic growth rate in more than a decade.
Families run for a sweet cause at Keeneland
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Families run for a sweet cause at Keeneland

Thousands watched the derby Saturday at Keeneland, but Sunday, the track played host to an entirely different kind of race, a human one.
Governor’s Downtown Derby Celebration
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Governor’s Downtown Derby Celebration

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 […]
Dolly Parton’s Smoky Mountain Adventures opens for season
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Dolly Parton’s Smoky Mountain Adventures opens for season

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.
Greenup Co. man arrested on child sexual exploitation offenses
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Greenup Co. man arrested on child sexual exploitation offenses

Kentucky State Police with the Electronic Crime Branch arrested 63-year-old Gary H. Kendall on Thursday on charges related to distribution of matter portraying a sex performance by a minor.
GMA alum’s book chosen by Jennifer Lawrence Foundation
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GMA alum’s book chosen by Jennifer Lawrence Foundation

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.
Bad odds for human trafficking during Derby weekend
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Bad odds for human trafficking during Derby weekend

During Derby time, money changes hands at a furiously fast pace, and a lot of it has nothing to do with betting at the track.
Official: Pilot, co-pilot dead in plane crash
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Official: Pilot, co-pilot dead in plane crash

An airport official says two people have been killed after a cargo plane contracted by UPS went off the runway and over a hillside at a West Virginia airport.
What to bring, what to leave home, & where to park at Kentucky Oaks, Derby
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What to bring, what to leave home, & where to park at Kentucky Oaks, Derby

Before you head to the track this week, make sure you know what you can and cannot bring to Derby and Oaks.
Royal Mo, Master Plan not running in Kentucky Derby
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Royal Mo, Master Plan not running in Kentucky Derby

The wait didn't pay off for Royal Mo or Master Plan, as both won't run in the Kentucky Derby.
Panel of ex-governors to talk opioid crisis at Harvard
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Panel of ex-governors to talk opioid crisis at Harvard

Former Kentucky Governor Steve Beshear part of panel discussion at Harvard about opioid crisis.
Kentucky Oaks: Paradise Woods the favorite in fillies race
3 weeks ago
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Kentucky Oaks: Paradise Woods the favorite in fillies race

Paradise Woods is the filly to beat at the Kentucky Oaks.
Rain arrives for start of Kentucky Derby weekend
3 weeks ago
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Rain arrives for start of Kentucky Derby weekend

Rain is pelting Churchill Downs at the start of an expected a three-day stretch of wet weather leading up to the Kentucky Derby.
Police: KY driver went wrong way at high speed on interstate
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Police: KY driver went wrong way at high speed on interstate

Police in West Virginia say a drunken motorist from Kentucky drove the wrong way on Interstate 64 at high speeds for at least 20 miles (32.2 kilometers) before his vehicle was stopped
Rep. Barr, Sen. McConnell weigh in on House American Health Care Act vote
3 weeks ago
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Rep. Barr, Sen. McConnell weigh in on House American Health Care Act vote

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.
Unique fingerprint analysis leads to guilty plea in sex abuse case
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Unique fingerprint analysis leads to guilty plea in sex abuse case

Kentucky State Police are crediting a rarely used fingerprint analysis technique for netting a guilty plea in a sex abuse case out of Campbell County.
KentuckyOne Health to sever ties with doctors to cut costs
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KentuckyOne Health to sever ties with doctors to cut costs

KentuckyOne Health will terminate employment contracts with about 25 doctors as a cost-cutting measure.
UPDATE: Not guilty verdict for KY man captured in Florida with minor
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UPDATE: Not guilty verdict for KY man captured in Florida with minor

A "not guilty" verdict for a Kentucky man who was found in Florida with a 13-year-old girl.
Belle of Cincinnati wins Steamboat Race
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Belle of Cincinnati wins Steamboat Race

The Belle of Cincinnati barely edged the Belle of Louisville to win the Great Steamboat Race in Louisville Wednesday night.
Former Bullitt sheriff indicted in federal drug case
3 weeks ago
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Former Bullitt sheriff indicted in federal drug case

A federal indictment charging a former Bullitt County sheriff with aiding a marijuana conspiracy and trying to obstruct justice while in office has been unsealed.
Winless Sonneteer bucks odds and history in Kentucky Derby
3 weeks ago
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Winless Sonneteer bucks odds and history in Kentucky Derby

Sonneteer bucks long odds, and a lot of history, when he tries to post his first win in the toughest possible spot for a 3-year-old: the Kentucky Derby.
‘Godfather of Grass’ pleads not guilty in federal court
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‘Godfather of Grass’ pleads not guilty in federal court

A 73-year-old drug suspect known as the "Godfather of Grass" has made his first appearance in federal court in Louisville since his December arrest in Canada after eight years on the run.
Police seek public assistance after remains found in woods
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Police seek public assistance after remains found in woods

The remains of a woman was found last month in Trigg County, now KSP officials say they need the public’s help.
Kentucky budget director predicts $113 million shortfall
3 weeks ago
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Kentucky budget director predicts $113 million shortfall

Kentucky's budget director says the state is likely headed toward a $113 million shortfall when the fiscal year ends June 30.
Birmingham City Schools board selects new superintendent
3 weeks ago
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Birmingham City Schools board selects new superintendent

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 […]
Yum beats Street 1Q forecasts
3 weeks ago
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Yum beats Street 1Q forecasts

Yum Brands Inc. is reporting first-quarter net income of $280 million.
Kentucky woman chased into Pennsylvania says she’s Hillary
3 weeks ago
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Kentucky woman chased into Pennsylvania says she’s Hillary

A Kentucky woman chased by police from Maryland into Pennsylvania told the trooper who finally stopped her she was Hillary Clinton.
Bevin appoints Baptist professor to lead adoption overhaul
3 weeks ago
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Bevin appoints Baptist professor to lead adoption overhaul

Kentucky Republican Gov. Matt Bevin has awarded a Southern Baptist professor a $240,000 contract to lead an overhaul of the state's troubled adoption and foster care system.
UPDATE: Escaped inmate located and arrested
3 weeks ago
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UPDATE: Escaped inmate located and arrested

Kentucky State Police say an inmate who walked away from the Webster County Detention Center has been found and arrested.
Owensboro woman charged with forgery, theft in stolen check case
3 weeks ago
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Owensboro woman charged with forgery, theft in stolen check case

An Owensboro woman has been arrested after an investigation by Kentucky State Police into a business that reported that company checks had been stolen.
Court: Gay couple’s suit against Kentucky clerk can proceed
3 weeks ago
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Court: Gay couple’s suit against Kentucky clerk can proceed

A federal appeals court says a gay couple's lawsuit seeking damages from a Kentucky county clerk who refused to issue them a marriage license can proceed.
Federal mine safety agency warns about miners working alone
3 weeks ago
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Federal mine safety agency warns about miners working alone

Federal mine safety officials are warning mine operators about several on-the-job deaths this year of miners who were working alone.
Paradise Woods 5-2 choice in $1 million Kentucky Oaks
3 weeks ago
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Paradise Woods 5-2 choice in $1 million Kentucky Oaks

Paradise Woods is the 5-2 favorite for the $1 million Kentucky Oaks on Friday at Churchill Downs.
Warren Co. man charged with child sexual exploitation offenses
3 weeks ago
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Warren Co. man charged with child sexual exploitation offenses

Kentucky State Police with the Electronic Crime Branch say they arrested 39-year-old Christopher P. Stinett on Monday, saying he used an electronic device in an attempt to procure a minor for sex.
Kentucky Derby Museum to get collection from D. Wayne Lukas
3 weeks ago
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Kentucky Derby Museum to get collection from D. Wayne Lukas

The Kentucky Derby Museum says it will become the permanent home for items collected by thoroughbred trainer D. Wayne Lukas, a four-time Derby winner who has saddled 48 horses to run for the roses.
Attorney accused of stealing from clients pleads not guilty
3 weeks ago
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Attorney accused of stealing from clients pleads not guilty

A Kentucky personal injury lawyer accused of stealing more than $100,000 from clients has pleaded not guilty.
Louisville DJ beats record for longest continuous set
3 weeks ago
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Louisville DJ beats record for longest continuous set

A Kentucky DJ has broken the Guinness World Record for the longest non-stop DJ set after playing for 10 straight days.
Corvette plant in Kentucky to halt tours for year and a half
3 weeks ago
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Corvette plant in Kentucky to halt tours for year and a half

For the next year and a half, the public won't be able to tour the Kentucky plant that manufactures the Corvette.
Immigrant workers fear deportation at Churchill Downs
3 weeks ago
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Immigrant workers fear deportation at Churchill Downs

Workers making preparations for Saturday's Kentucky Derby worry that anti-immigrant fervor in Washington could cause many of them to be deported.
Authorities need help finding escaped inmate
3 weeks ago
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Authorities need help finding escaped inmate

Kentucky State Police are asking for your help finding a man who escaped from a jail in Crittenden County.
Kentucky closing in on business investment record
3 weeks ago
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Kentucky closing in on business investment record

Kentucky is on the verge of surpassing its record for business investments, fueled by three separate billion-dollar announcements in the first quarter of 2017.
Google Fiber coming to Louisville, no timetable announced
3 weeks ago
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Google Fiber coming to Louisville, no timetable announced

Louisville Mayor Greg Fischer has announced that Google Fiber will move forward in the city, although details on the network's implementation aren't available.
Grant applications available to assist violent crime victims
3 weeks ago
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Grant applications available to assist violent crime victims

Justice officials in Kentucky say federal grants are available for programs that offer services to victims of violent crimes.
Jury recommends life for woman found guilty in 2014 triple murder
3 weeks ago
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Jury recommends life for woman found guilty in 2014 triple murder

A jury is recommending life without parole after finding a woman guilty for a triple murder in eastern Kentucky.
Highway fatalities increased last year in Kentucky
4 weeks ago
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Highway fatalities increased last year in Kentucky

Highway fatalities in Kentucky increased last year, according to numbers from the Kentucky Office of Highway Safety (KOHS) and Kentucky State Police (KSP).
Debt relief for Kentuckians attending Corinthian Colleges Inc.
4 weeks ago
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Debt relief for Kentuckians attending Corinthian Colleges Inc.

Some 2,000 Kentuckians who attended Corinthian Colleges Inc. are eligible for federal debt relief, according to the Kentucky Attorney General.
Physician who was dragged off flight settles with United
4 weeks ago
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Physician who was dragged off flight settles with United

A Kentucky doctor who was dragged off a United flight after he refused to give up his seat to crew members has reached a settlement with the airline for undisclosed amount.
Kentucky students, teachers recognized at awards luncheon
4 weeks ago
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Kentucky students, teachers recognized at awards luncheon

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.
UPDATE:  Human remains found in Trigg County identified
4 weeks ago
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UPDATE: Human remains found in Trigg County identified

Human remains found overnight Wednesday in Trigg County have been identified.
UPDATE:  Only trauma to dead inmate appeared self-inflicted
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UPDATE: Only trauma to dead inmate appeared self-inflicted

An autopsy showed the only sign of trauma appeared to be self-inflicted on a prison inmate who died Tuesday at the Kentucky State Penitentiary, according to State Police.
UofL interim president outlines steps to oversee athletics
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UofL interim president outlines steps to oversee athletics

The University of Louisville's interim president says steps are under way to bolster oversight of the athletics department, which came under attack from a high-profile trustee.
CEO: A ‘come from behind’ win for Kentucky
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CEO: A ‘come from behind’ win for Kentucky

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.
UPDATE: Additional remains found in Trigg Co. investigation
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UPDATE: Additional remains found in Trigg Co. investigation

Kentucky State Police have released additional information on human remains that were found in Trigg County Tuesday afternoon.
Louisville files claim against ex-officers accused of abuse
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Louisville files claim against ex-officers accused of abuse

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 organization: Homeless population has declined
4 weeks ago
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Louisville organization: Homeless population has declined

The Coalition for the Homeless says recent counts indicate the homeless population in Louisville has declined by more than 5 percent.
Bevin to announce jobs for eastern Kentucky
4 weeks ago
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Bevin to announce jobs for eastern Kentucky

Republican Gov. Matt Bevin says he will announce a project that will bring jobs to struggling eastern Kentucky.
Ohio River bridge tolls show increase in crossings
4 weeks ago
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Ohio River bridge tolls show increase in crossings

Numbers from the first quarter of the Ohio River Bridges Project show nearly 7 million motorists crossed the three tolled bridges over the Ohio River at Louisville between Jan. 1 and March 31.
KSP investigate inmate death in state prison
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KSP investigate inmate death in state prison

State Police are investigating the death of an inmate in the Kentucky State Penitentiary in Eddyville on Tuesday.
One dead, one injured in Caldwell County crash
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One dead, one injured in Caldwell County crash

State Police say a woman was killed and her passenger injured in a single vehicle crash south of Princeton.
“Trooper Teddy” visits Norton Children’s Hospital
4 weeks ago
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“Trooper Teddy” visits Norton Children’s Hospital

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 […]
Gov. Bevin: April is Minority Health Month
4 weeks ago
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Gov. Bevin: April is Minority Health Month

To coincide with the national observance, Governor Matt Bevin has proclaimed April Minority Health Month in Kentucky
Aviation officer gives his version of United flight removal
4 weeks ago
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Aviation officer gives his version of United flight removal

The Chicago aviation police officer who pulled a man off a United Airlines flight describes the man as physically and verbally combative during the incident.
Man charged with DUI in fatal Adair County crash
4 weeks ago
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Man charged with DUI in fatal Adair County crash

Kentucky State Police say an arrest has been made after an investigation into a fatal collision in Adair County back in March.
Attorneys general: Restore guidance to aid student borrowers
4 weeks ago
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Attorneys general: Restore guidance to aid student borrowers

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.
2 arrested in Lyon County on drug, forgery charges
4 weeks ago
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2 arrested in Lyon County on drug, forgery charges

Kentucky State Police say two men are behind bars after drugs and a fake social security card were found during a traffic stop Monday morning.
KSP searching for inmate who walked off work release detail
4 weeks ago
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KSP searching for inmate who walked off work release detail

Kentucky State Police are asking for help from the public in finding an inmate that escaped the Webster County Detention Center on Monday.
Doctor pleads guilty to improper prescribing after 3 die
4 weeks ago
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Doctor pleads guilty to improper prescribing after 3 die

A doctor has been sentenced to one year and one day in prison after pleading guilty to improperly prescribing powerful painkillers in Kentucky, which has been hit by the opioid crisis.
Archdiocese to close, repurpose Clifton Cultural Center
4 weeks ago
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Archdiocese to close, repurpose Clifton Cultural Center

Louisville's Clifton Cultural Center will close at the end of 2017, with the future of the organization and space both unclear.
Inspired by own family, Kentucky gov. tackles foster system
4 weeks ago
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Inspired by own family, Kentucky gov. tackles foster system

Kentucky's Republican governor wants to overhaul the state's troubled child-welfare system, inspired by his own family's failed attempt to adopt a young girl.
Land Between the Lakes offers event on astronomy
4 weeks ago
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Land Between the Lakes offers event on astronomy

People interested in astronomy and the total solar eclipse coming up this summer can learn more at an event this week at Land Between the Lakes National Recreation Area.
Broken ankle to keep jockey Robby Albarado out of Ky Derby
4 weeks ago
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Broken ankle to keep jockey Robby Albarado out of Ky Derby

Jockey Robby Albarado will miss the Kentucky Derby after breaking his left ankle in a riding accident at Keeneland.
Ex-Kentucky district judge charged with human trafficking
4 weeks ago
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Ex-Kentucky district judge charged with human trafficking

A former northern Kentucky district court judge has been charged with human trafficking and unlawful transaction with a minor.
Louisville brothers charged again in postal carrier shooting
1 month ago
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Louisville brothers charged again in postal carrier shooting

Two Louisville brothers are again facing charges in the shooting last year of a postal carrier.
Former Campbell County district judge charged with human trafficking
1 month ago
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Former Campbell County district judge charged with human trafficking

A former Campbell County District Judge has been charged with human trafficking, according to the Attorney General's Office.
United misses deadline to answer senators on dragging
1 month ago
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United misses deadline to answer senators on dragging

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.
WKU student government calls for free tuition as reparations
1 month ago
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WKU student government calls for free tuition as reparations

Western Kentucky University's Student Government Association has passed a resolution calling for free tuition for black students as reparations for slavery.
Kentucky’s jobless rate stays at 5 percent in March
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Kentucky’s jobless rate stays at 5 percent in March

Kentucky officials say the state's unemployment rate stayed at 5 percent in March, which was unchanged from the prior month.
Green Co. man charged on child sexual exploitation offenses
1 month ago
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Green Co. man charged on child sexual exploitation offenses

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 Democrats hire Sanders’ alum as party director
1 month ago
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Kentucky Democrats hire Sanders’ alum as party director

The Kentucky Democratic Party has hired a former team leader of Bernie Sanders presidential campaign as its new executive director.
Boxer Adrien Broner arrested on Kentucky warrant
1 month ago
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Boxer Adrien Broner arrested on Kentucky warrant

Police say boxer Adrien Broner was stopped in a bullet-riddled car then arrested on an outstanding warrant in Kentucky.
Kentucky broadband project inches forward with lease signing
1 month ago
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Kentucky broadband project inches forward with lease signing

Kentucky officials have agreed to lease 315 miles of fiber-optic cables from five rural telephone companies as they continue to seek ways to lower the cost of a massive statewide broadband project.
Kentucky Derby season draws warnings of human trafficking
1 month ago
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Kentucky Derby season draws warnings of human trafficking

Kentucky's attorney general is urging people to pay attention to more than the horses as the Kentucky Derby approaches.
No charges for 3 former university officials
1 month ago
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No charges for 3 former university officials

Attorneys say federal prosecutors aren't seeking charges against three former University of Louisville executives who were being investigated for possible misuse of federal funds.
Rx Take-Back event scheduled for April 29.
1 month ago
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Rx Take-Back event scheduled for April 29.

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.
AG: State receives $93M in tobacco settlement money
1 month ago
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AG: State receives $93M in tobacco settlement money

Kentucky received over $93 million dollars in tobacco settlement money this week, according to Attorney General Andy Beshear.
Candidates sought for community college boards
1 month ago
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Candidates sought for community college boards

Officials are seeking qualified candidates to serve on boards that oversee colleges in the Kentucky Community and Technical College System.
Bowling Green man pleads guilty to 3 robberies
1 month ago
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Bowling Green man pleads guilty to 3 robberies

A Bowling Green man has pleaded guilty to robbing three businesses in less than two months.
Jockey James Long, who won more than 300 races, dies at 62
1 month ago
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Jockey James Long, who won more than 300 races, dies at 62

James Long, a jockey who won more than 300 races in his career, has died in a car accident. He was 62.
Settlement reached in LG&E, KU rate increase proposal
1 month ago
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Settlement reached in LG&E, KU rate increase proposal

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.
Feds to provide $485M in grants to combat opioid epidemic
1 month ago
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Feds to provide $485M in grants to combat opioid epidemic

The federal government says it will provide states nearly half a billion dollars for prevention and treatment programs aimed at confronting the opioid epidemic.
UPDATE: Suspect who ran from hospital located and arrested
1 month ago
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UPDATE: Suspect who ran from hospital located and arrested

Kentucky State Police say they located a woman who was under arrest, but ran from the Baptist Health hospital in Madisonville while being treated.
Kentucky officials speed up release of paroled prisoners
1 month ago
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Kentucky officials speed up release of paroled prisoners

Kentucky officials say they will release 570 paroled inmates faster in an effort to ease overcrowding at state and local correction facilities.
House Speaker appoints adoption task force
1 month ago
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House Speaker appoints adoption task force

Republican House Speaker Jeff Hoover has appointed a task force of lawmakers to study how to improve Kentucky's adoption and foster care system.
Kenneth Betts fired as suburb’s code enforcement officer
1 month ago
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Kenneth Betts fired as suburb’s code enforcement officer

A former police officer accused of sexual abuse has been fired from an unrelated job in a Louisville suburb.
KY DPH: Mosquito-proof your yard this spring
1 month ago
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KY DPH: Mosquito-proof your yard this spring

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.
Kroger floral designers prepare to craft “The Garland of Roses”
1 month ago
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Kroger floral designers prepare to craft “The Garland of Roses”

Visitors will be able to watch Kroger floral designers create the 113th Kentucky Derby "Garland of Roses" on Friday, May 5th at the Kroger store on 12501 Shelbyville Road, in Louisville.
KSP: Traffic stop nets 75 pounds of marijuana
1 month ago
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KSP: Traffic stop nets 75 pounds of marijuana

A man was arrested in Caldwell County after troopers say they found 75 pounds of marijuana in his vehicle during a traffic stop.
Frederick Smock named as Kentucky Poet Laureate
1 month ago
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Frederick Smock named as Kentucky Poet Laureate

The Kentucky Arts Council says poet, author and teacher Frederick Smock has been named as Kentucky Poet Laureate for 2017-2018.
Thousands expected for Spring Paducah Quilt Week
1 month ago
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Thousands expected for Spring Paducah Quilt Week

More than 30,000 people are expected to visit Paducah this month for the Spring Paducah Quilt Week event.
Sanders urges party to go beyond comfort zone
1 month ago
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Sanders urges party to go beyond comfort zone

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.
United CEO says no one will be fired for dragging incident
1 month ago
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United CEO says no one will be fired for dragging incident

United Airlines executives say it's too soon to know if last week's dragging of a Kentucky doctor off a plane is hurting ticket sales. The chief executive says no one will be fired over the incident.
Louisville company, ex-president plead guilty in VA bed case
1 month ago
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Louisville company, ex-president plead guilty in VA bed case

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.
Utility scam phone calls target Kentucky customers
1 month ago
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Utility scam phone calls target Kentucky customers

Scam Alert warning Kentuckians of reports of suspicious calls being made to utility customers in southeastern Kentucky.
Sanders appears at Frankfort bookstore; RPK makes statement on Louisville event
1 month ago
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Sanders appears at Frankfort bookstore; RPK makes statement on Louisville event

Former presidential candidate Bernie Sanders will headline a Louisville event aimed at helping re-energize Kentucky's downtrodden Democratic Party.
Florida tests bacteria-infected mosquitoes to kill off bugs
1 month ago
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Florida tests bacteria-infected mosquitoes to kill off bugs

Officials have released bacteria-infected mosquitoes near Key West, testing a new way to kill the insects that carry Zika and other viruses.
Coast Guard: Tow boat sinks in Mississippi River
1 month ago
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Coast Guard: Tow boat sinks in Mississippi River

The Coast Guard says a tow boat has sunk in the Mississippi River.
Ex-LMPD officers plead not guilty to sex abuse charges
1 month ago
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Ex-LMPD officers plead not guilty to sex abuse charges

Two former Louisville Metro Police Department officers have pleaded not guilty to sex abuse charges.
State officials update government transparency website
1 month ago
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State officials update government transparency website

State officials have updated Kentucky's government transparency website to include spending details of the judicial branch.
Quarles: Kentucky farmers invited to participate in Twitter chat
1 month ago
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Quarles: Kentucky farmers invited to participate in Twitter chat

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.
Yarmuth to seek re-election in 3rd District
1 month ago
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Yarmuth to seek re-election in 3rd District

The only Democrat in Kentucky's congressional delegation has announced that he'll run for re-election next year.
UPDATE: Louisville police arrest 2 women in Easter shooting
1 month ago
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UPDATE: Louisville police arrest 2 women in Easter shooting

Police have arrested two women in connection with an Easter shooting at a Louisville apartment complex that left one woman dead and another critically injured.
Chaplaincy turns bilingual to serve Churchill Downs workers
1 month ago
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Chaplaincy turns bilingual to serve Churchill Downs workers

The Kentucky Race Track Chaplaincy has instated a new bilingual chaplain team to serve Spanish-speaking workers.
Body of woman found on downtown Glasgow rooftop
1 month ago
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Body of woman found on downtown Glasgow rooftop

Police in Glasgow have identified the body of a Kentucky woman found on the roof of the Allstate building in a downtown square.
Cadiz Police Officer hit while directing traffic
1 month ago
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Cadiz Police Officer hit while directing traffic

A Cadiz Police Officer was hit by a car while directing traffic in front of Trigg County High School as students were dismissed Monday afternoon, according to State Police.
Man countersues Trump, says he urged Ky. protesters’ removal
1 month ago
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Man countersues Trump, says he urged Ky. protesters’ removal

Another man accused of assaulting protesters at a Donald Trump campaign rally in Louisville has counter-sued the president, saying he was following Trump's urging to remove them.
Bowling Green reaches settlement after searching wrong home
1 month ago
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Bowling Green reaches settlement after searching wrong home

A couple has reached a $5,000 settlement with the city of Bowling Green after police erroneously served a search warrant on their home.
Fired Louisville officer’s record dotted with reprimands
1 month ago
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Fired Louisville officer’s record dotted with reprimands

Records show an officer who was fired over sex abuse charges involving a former Explorer Scout had been reprimanded earlier during his career with Louisville Metro Police.
Kentucky Downs, EquiLottery, enter broadcast agreement
1 month ago
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Kentucky Downs, EquiLottery, enter broadcast agreement

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.
One charged with murder after Spencer Co. shooting
1 month ago
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One charged with murder after Spencer Co. shooting

Kentucky State Police say a Taylorsville woman has been charged with murder after a shooting in Spencer County on Sunday that killed a man.
Mother who lost child to heroin overdose talks to high school students
1 month ago
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Mother who lost child to heroin overdose talks to high school students

A Madison County mother who lost her son to a heroin overdose spoke to 500 students at Shelden Clark High School in Inez.
Jefferson County superintendent to resign July 1
1 month ago
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Jefferson County superintendent to resign July 1

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 […]
Woman charged with manslaughter in infant’s death
1 month ago
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Woman charged with manslaughter in infant’s death

A Kentucky woman has been charged with manslaughter in connection to the death of a baby.
Bardstown City Council fires mayor
1 month ago
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Bardstown City Council fires mayor

The Bardstown City Council has voted to fire the city's mayor.
Bird flu surveillance zones lifted in western Kentucky
1 month ago
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Bird flu surveillance zones lifted in western Kentucky

The state veterinarian in Kentucky has lifted avian influenza surveillance zones surrounding two Christian County farms following negative test results from the poultry operations.
Lawyer: Dragged passenger ‘poster child’ for airline abuses
1 month ago
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Lawyer: Dragged passenger ‘poster child’ for airline abuses

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.
Officer indicted in sex abuse case fired from LMPD
1 month ago
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Officer indicted in sex abuse case fired from LMPD

A Louisville police officer has been fired after he and another officer were indicted on sexual abuse charges related to a scandal in the department's Youth Explorer program.
KSP:  Former Water District employee arrested on theft charges
1 month ago
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KSP: Former Water District employee arrested on theft charges

State Police arrested a former Crittenden-Livingston County Water District employee on theft charges related to customer payments.
Traffic stop leads to arrest of Clay man on drug charges
1 month ago
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Traffic stop leads to arrest of Clay man on drug charges

State Police say a traffic stop led to the arrest of a Clay man on multiple narcotic charges.
Courts administrative arm investigated for vehicle auctions
1 month ago
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Courts administrative arm investigated for vehicle auctions

The Administrative Office of the Courts says it is being investigated for possible irregularities with its employee-only auctions of surplus vehicles.
Chicago aldermen rip airport, United officials
1 month ago
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Chicago aldermen rip airport, United officials

A Chicago alderman says city-employed airport security officers "should not be doing the dirty work for the friendly skies airline."
Kentucky burning commercially grown hemp with too much THC
1 month ago
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Kentucky burning commercially grown hemp with too much THC

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.
Kentucky mom charged in infant son’s death
1 month ago
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Kentucky mom charged in infant son’s death

Police have charged a Kentucky woman with murder in the death of her infant son.
Man charged for killing soldiers pleads ‘not guilty’
1 month ago
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Man charged for killing soldiers pleads ‘not guilty’

A man charged with killing two Fort Campbell soldiers has pleaded not guilty.