Priest donates to miners affected by Blackjewel bankruptcy

A priest in Kentucky has given more than $20,000 to miners who are struggling to pay bills after the coal company they work for has filed for bankruptcy protection.
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Rand Paul touts efforts to increase legal immigration to US

U.S. Sen. Rand Paul says one way to reduce the tide of illegal immigrants entering the United States is to expand laws allowing newcomers to enter the country legally.

State health officials offer tips to reduce rabies exposure

It's the time of year when bats become more active and state health officials are reminding people about the potential for rabies exposure.

Owensboro man pleads guilty to health care fraud conspiracy

Dinesh Goyal owned a toxicology laboratory in Owensboro called Tristate Medical Laboratory.
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Miners to advocate for money for black lung trust fund

As black lung disease surges in Appalachia, some coal miners are going to Washington, D.C., to lobby for restoration of a tax that coal companies pay to a trust fund to help former workers with the illness.

Kentucky city’s Catholic archbishop is battling cancer

Seventy-two-year-old Joseph Kurtz has served as archbishop since 2007.
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Police: 2 bodies found in Louisville apartment

Louisville Metro Police: Bodies of a man who appeared to be in his 60s and a woman who appeared to be in her 30s were found Sunday afternoon.

TSA: New screening program to make security measures easier for travelers

The Transportation Security Administration is implementing a new program that allows low-risk travelers to pass through expedited security screenings at U.S. airports.

Warren County man barricades himself, and his infant daughter for hours

A Warren County man barricaded himself and his eighteen month old daughter in a house, according to the Warren County Sheriff’s Office.
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Decomposed body found in abandoned Kentucky home

Kentucky State Police say they are investigating a decomposed body found in the basement of a home that authorities believe has been abandoned for about six years.
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Kentucky police officer suspended over racist texts

A Kentucky police officer has been suspended largely without pay after he admitted to sending racist text messages to an ex-girlfriend.

Grayson County man charged in child porn case

An undercover Internet Crimes Against Children investigation by State Police landed a Grayson County man in jail on child pornography charges.

Bell County business owner charged with drug trafficking, gambling

George Fisher is accused of promoting gambling, trafficking in a controlled substance and engaging in organized crime.

Man shot, another arrested in Washington County

WASHINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ) - A Washington County man is accused of shooting another man in a car Thursday. Kentucky State Police arrested 38-year-old Dyron Johnson...

Taylor County man facing child porn charges

Investigators say 53-year-old Barry Lewis was taken into custody on Thursday.

Kentucky HS board wants preapproval for esports players

Kentucky held its first sanctioned high school esports title meet in February, but officials are still working out which games they feel comfortable with.

Ex-Ky. education lead confirmed to US education department

U.S. Senate confirmed President Trump's pick for the federal Department of Education's assistant secretary of postsecondary education.

Governor Bevin pushes law prohibiting sanctuary cities in KY

I.C.E. raids are expected to take place in several major cities starting Sunday.

Kentucky Democrats put forth pension fix plan

Democratic leaders in the Kentucky House are making a play for bipartisanship with new state pension repair proposals.

Kentucky awards clerk grants for records preservation

Kentucky's Department for Libraries and Archives is awarding about a half million dollars in grants for the preservation and management of local government records.

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