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2 auto executives charged with price fixing

Arrest warrants have been issued for a pair of Japanese automotive parts executives charged in northern Kentucky with conspiring to fix prices and rig bids of bearings.

Same-sex couples file Supreme Court appeal

Same-sex couples seeking the right to marry are asking the Supreme Court to settle the issue of gay marriage nationwide.

4-year-old left on bus

School administrators are investigating after a 4-year-old girl was left on a bus in Madison County.

Kentucky teachers to visit Montpelier estate

Kentucky teachers will be linked with top constitutional scholars through a project driven by the University of Louisville's McConnell Center and the Robert H. Smith Center for the Constitution at James Madison's Montpelier estate in Virginia.

U of L surgery professor to lead surgeons group

University of Louisville surgery professor J. David Richardson is the new president-elect of the American College of Surgeons.

Public ceremony scheduled Friday for Luallen

Lt. Gov. Crit Luallen will take the oath of office during a public ceremony Friday in the Capitol Rotunda in Frankfort.

Milton-Madison bridge speed limit raised to 35 mph

Motorists who use the new Ohio River bridge that links Milton, Kentucky, and Madison, Indiana, can cross the bridge once again at its normal 35 mph speed limit.

A timeline of events in Upper Big Branch disaster

Former Massey Energy CEO Don Blankenship was indicted by a federal grand jury Thursday on numerous counts of conspiracy, making him the highest-ranking executive charged in the April 2010 underground explosion that killed 29 men at the Upper Big Branch Mine in Montcoal, West Virginia. Here is a timeline of major events in the Upper Big Branch disaster in southern West Virginia, beginning with the explosion:

Ex-coal mine chief joins small club: charged CEOs

Don Blankenship joined a small club when he was indicted on federal charges in the 2010 West Virginia mine explosion that killed 29 people.

Lexington bans e-cigarettes in bars, restaurants

Officials in Lexington have approved a ban on electronic cigarettes in most indoor workplaces including bars and restaurants.

Kentucky drops 2-drug executions, reworking method

Kentucky is dropping its proposed use of a two-drug execution method after the prolonged deaths of inmates in two other states that used a similar means to carry out death sentences.

Blaze that killed WKU student accidental

Fire officials say a blaze that killed a Western Kentucky University student last month has been ruled accidental.