State News

Relinquishment of responsibility ceremony planned
Fort Campbell is holding a relinquishment of responsibility ceremony for the 101st Airborne Division's command sergeant major.
EKU joins Video Games Alliance
Eastern Kentucky University has joined the Higher Education Video Games Alliance to boost academic program in video game development.
Freezer company creating jobs in Kentucky
A manufacturer of custom coolers and freezers has expanded to Todd County in southern Kentucky.
Woodford Reserve makes donation to Old Friends
Woodford Reserve bourbon has donated $26,000 to the Old Friends operation that cares for retired racehorses.
U of L cheerleader found dead in apartment
A University of Louisville cheerleader has been found dead in an apartment near campus.
Republican state Rep. Ben Waide indicted
A state grand jury has indicted Republican state Rep. Ben Waide on two counts of violating state campaign finance laws.
Noah's Ark tax incentive passes first hurdle
Noah's Ark could get some help from Kentucky taxpayers.
Authorities say soldiers get $92M in debt relief
New York and 12 other states have settled an investigation into improper lending with a court agreement to shut down the company and expected to provide $92 million in debt relief for 17,800 U.S. military personnel.
Police: Man fatally shoots wife, other man
Police say a northern Kentucky man has killed his estranged wife and another man before shooting and injuring himself.
Jury recommends death penalty in 1983 rape-murder
A Jefferson County jury has recommended the death penalty for a Louisville man convicted of raping and killing a woman in 1983.
Kentucky schools collaborating on space project
Kentucky scientists and engineers are collaborating on a project involving research aboard the International Space Station.
Bridge lanes to be restricted during inspection
Drivers traveling between Henderson, Kentucky, and Evansville, Indiana, on the U.S. 41 Twin Bridges should expect lane restrictions starting Monday.
Senate panel to hold hearing for Kentucky nominees
Two attorneys from Kentucky nominated for positions on the federal bench are set for a hearing before the U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee.
Items belonging to Morgan being displayed
Personal items belonging to Confederate Gen. John Hunt Morgan are being displayed through Nov. 1 at Columbus-Belmont State Park in western Kentucky.
Clinton to make 2 appearances with Grimes
Former President Bill Clinton will make two appearances in Kentucky next week with Democratic U.S. Senate candidate Alison Lundergan Grimes.
Congressman: Wife didn't lobby on horse bill
A Republican congressman from Kentucky says his wife did not improperly spur him to introduce a bill concerning the possible abuse of Tennessee Walking Horses and there's no basis for an ethics complaint against him.
1 dead, 2 injured in motorcycle club shooting
One man is dead and two others were injured after they were shot at an eastern Kentucky motorcycle club.
US cities clean up after powerful storms
Communities across the U.S. are cleaning up after strong storms destroyed homes, knocked out power for thousands of people and toppled power lines and trees.
Kentucky basketball legend Wah Wah Jones, 88, dies
Funeral arrangements are pending for former University of Kentucky multi-sport standout Wallace "Wah Wah" Jones, who helped Kentucky win the first two of its eight national titles.
Postal Service issues hot rod envelope
The U.S. Postal Service is offering a commemorative envelope this week in Louisville in honor of the 45th annual Street Rod Nationals.
Wal-Mart employees collect for Guard memorial
Wal-Mart employees and customers have been collecting money for the Kentucky National Guard Memorial and will deliver more than $200,000 to be used for the project.
Kentucky education chief recognized for leadership
Kentucky Education Commissioner Terry Holliday is being honored by the National Association of State Boards of Education as Policy Leader of the Year.
Treasurer says suspicious mail making rounds
Kentucky Treasurer Todd Hollenbach says some people may be receiving mail or other contacts regarding unclaimed property that aren't coming from his office.
Group seeks tax incentives for ark park
The group seeking to build a proposed Noah's Ark theme park in Grant County is once again seeking approval of tax incentives.
Kentucky hospital live streaming video from NICU
A southern Kentucky hospital has begun live streaming video of newborns in its Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, allowing parents and staff to keep an eye on the babies.
Bill Clinton to join Grimes at Ky. campaign rally
U.S. Senate candidate Alison Lundergan Grimes' campaign says former President Bill Clinton is scheduled to join her at a campaign rally in eastern Kentucky next month.
Police investigate boy's fatal fall from bleachers
Police are investigating the death of a 2-year-old boy who fell off bleachers at a Lexington Park.
Man convicted in 1983 rape-murder in Louisville
A Louisville man could receive the death penalty after he was convicted of raping and killing a woman in 1983.
Gay soldiers relaxed after restrictions lifted
The repeal of the military policy of "don't ask, don't tell" and the overturning of part of the federal Defense of Marriage Act opened doors more widely to gay people serving openly in the military.
Keeneland postpones instant racing plan
A Keeneland official says the race track doesn't want construction under way when next year's Breeders' Cup is held there and is putting off plans to build a facility for instant racing.
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