Severe Thunderstorm Watch expires at 11:00 PM on 8/20, issued at 3:58 PM Annville, KY | Artemus, KY | Ary, KY | Asher, KY

Temperatures will be around 90 degrees for the rest of the work week, with heat indices (what it feels like) around 100 degrees. Rain showers and thunderstorms will be possible through the extended forecast as well.
UK: Former Professor Misused School and Grant Money
A former professor at the University of Kentucky is being accused of misusing more than $400,000.
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UPDATE: I-64 Reopens Following Two Separate Crashes
The Franklin County Sheriff's Office has reported that both lanes of I-64 eastbound have reopened at mile marker 58 after two afternoon crashes caused a 14-mile backup.
Lexington PD: Man Fights Officers After Threatening Woman
According to Lexington Police, a man with a pre-existing warrant out of Shelby County threatened a woman and then confronted two officers after they approached him.

Kentucky Headlines
Murder case ends in drug plea after witness dies
Second arrest made in fatal eastern Ky. fire
Authorities have made a second arrest in the deaths of three people whose bodies were found in a home that burned in eastern Kentucky.
Owensboro delays considering 'fairness ordinance'
Officials in Owensboro have decided to put off considering a gay rights ordinance for at least a year.
Water intake resumes after Ohio River oil spill
Ohio and Kentucky water districts have resumed pumping water from the Ohio River after a fuel oil spill led them to stop intake of river water.
Kentucky business unspooled as feds closed in
Louis Joseph Brothers used sales of military-grade electronics to Hong Kong to boost the revenue for his business, then resigned from the company he founded when federal investigators started questioning the sales and the company fell apart.


 
         
   

National
Colorado man arrested after 163-mile Wyoming chase
A Colorado man is under arrest after leading authorities on a 163-mile chase in a stolen car in Wyoming.
Political News
Audit: $93M Medi-Cal payments could be fraudulent
State auditors have found Medi-Cal was hit with $93 million in potentially fraudulent bills by substance abuse clinics across California.

World News
Chaos in Monrovia; Ebola death toll rises to 1,350
Riot police and soldiers acting on their president's orders used scrap wood and barbed wire to seal off 50,000 people inside their Liberian slum Wednesday, trying to contain the Ebola outbreak that has killed 1,350 people and counting across West Africa.
Business
Some Fed officials favor reduced help for economy
Some Federal Reserve officials think the economy is improving fast enough that the Fed will soon need to signal a change in the extraordinary support it's been providing the economy in the form of ultra-low interest rates.

 
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