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Officials Warn of New "KU" Phone Scam
In the last 48 hours, numerous residents and business owners have been getting calls from someone claiming to be from Kentucky Utilities, according to Lexington Police Financial Crimes Unit.
Ky. Lawmakers Looking to Resolve Snow Days Issue
Kentucky's harsh winter has state lawmakers scrambling to give relief to school districts faced with making up lost days due to snow and ice.
Bill Seeks To Prevent Parental Rights For Rapists
A Kentucky House committee approved a bill that would prevent rapists from obtaining parental or visitation rights for children born as a result of their sexual assaults.
Senate Passes Concealed Guns in Bars Bill
Guns in bars? Is that a good combination? The Kentucky Senate has passed a bill that would allow it, with conditions. It hasn’t passed the House. Video Video
UPDATE: Bill Allowing Concealed Guns in Bars Passes Ky Senate
The Kentucky Senate has passed a bill that would allow concealed deadly weapons to be carried into bars and alcohol-serving establishments, so long as the carrier does not drink.
Kentucky Senate Passes Rapist Custody Bill
Rapists whose victims give birth to a child would be barred from seeking custody of that child under a bill passed by the Kentucky state Senate.
Bill Would Let Victims Carry Concealed Weapons
Domestic-violence victims could seek temporary court orders allowing them to carry concealed weapons under a bill that has won approval from a Kentucky Senate panel.
Ky. Senate Passes Abortion Bill
The Kentucky Senate has passed a bill requiring doctors to perform ultrasounds before abortions and to describe what is seen to the pregnant women.
House Committee Approves Bill to Expand Booster-Seat Law
A Kentucky House Committee approved a bill Tuesday that would expand Kentucky’s booster seat-law. Video Video
Minumum Wage Bill Heads to State Senate
House Speaker Greg Stumbo's Kentucky minimum wage bill successfully made its way through the House of Representatives on Thursday and will now advance to the State Senate.
Proposed Bill Could Ban Cell Phone Use In School Zones & Highway Work Sites
House Bill 33 hopes to cut out that distraction with “no-phone zones” around schools and highway work sites. Video Video
Ky. House Panel OKs Bill To Raise Minimum Wage
A bill aimed at raising the minimum wage in Kentucky has cleared a House committee.
Lawmakers Push To Make Kentucky Smoke-Free
It was 50 years ago this month that the first U.S. Surgeon General's report on smoking and health was issued. To mark the occasion, two lawmakers are pushing to make the Commonwealth smoke-free. Video Video
Officials Urge Energy Conservation During Bitter Cold
As the temperatures outside go down, the cost of keeping warm inside goes up. But according to the Kentucky Public Service Commission, steps can be taken to keep heating bills manageable.
Franklin County Deputies Hold Active Shooter Simulation
Deputies in Franklin County held an active shooter simulation to show how implementing new security systems could help schools. Video Video
KU Bill Payment Website Working Again
Kentucky Utilities customers reported troubles while trying to pay their bill online today. KU said they have now fixed the problem.
Deputies: Counterfeit Money Used To Buy Rottweilers In Laurel Co.
The Laurel County Sheriff's Office says counterfeit money has entered their area.
Water Rate Increase
Kentucky-American water rates increasing by about 10%.
Kentucky House Reps Working To Pass Hemp Bill
The bill, which would allow farmers to grow industrial hemp in Kentucky, was thought 'stuck' just weeks ago. Tuesday, House representatives worked to put it through. Video Video
Attorney General Conway announces support of Federal Bill to curb for-profit college recruiting abuses
13 State Attorneys General join him In supporting the Hagan-Harkin Bill
Pain Management Clinic Crackdown
The Senate Judicial committee could decide on a bill to crackdown on pain management clinics. Video Video
Lawmaker Pulls Sponsorship on Cold Medicine Bill
A Republican lawmaker who once represented the anti-drug task force "Operation Unite" has withdrawn as the sponsor of a cold medicine bill. Video Video
Update: Gov. Beshear To Sign Bill For University Projects
Governor Beshear will sign a bill Thursday that means renovations to Commonwealth Stadium. Video Video
Kentucky Senators Vote For Filibuster
Senator Mitch McConnell and Senator Rand Paul both voted for a filibuster Thursday on a gun control bill that is now being voted on by the Senate. Video Video
New Congressman Andy Barr Votes 'No' On Sandy Relief Bill
The US House Friday voted to okay $9.7 billion to help pay flood insurance claims to homeowners, renters, and businesses damaged by Superstorm Sandy. Video Video
Showdown Set on Unemployment Bill in Senate
Senate Democrats are scratching for votes to pass a White House-backed bill that would renew unemployment benefits that lapsed last month for the long-term jobless.
Governor Beshear Signs Law Banning Synthetic Drugs
Governor Steve Beshear today ceremonially signed into law House Bill 8, adding new substances to the definitions of banned synthetic drugs and controlled substances.
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