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Louisville replacing trolleys with electric buses

Louisville officials plan to phase out the oldtime-looking trolleys that are a staple of downtown in favor of all-electric buses.

Officer quits over destroyed items in slaying case

A federal judge is weighing whether to dismiss murder charges against two men accused of killing a federal informant after a Kentucky state trooper mishandled and destroyed evidence. The trooper has since resigned after admitting he didn't have authorization to dispose of the evidence.

NASA veteran sees program evolve

A Kentucky native who is now a top administrator for NASA says a manned mission to Mars is the main focus of the American space program evolving into a "deep space" venture.

Jury hears police interview in Ala. child deaths

The common-law wife of a man on trial for the deaths of his two children told police he said to her following the deaths: "Now you have to be with me forever because it's your fault."

Bi-state bridge board resets toll bidding process

A bi-state board overseeing the construction of new Ohio River bridges linking Kentucky and Indiana has restarted its search for a company to handle tolling on those bridges amid concerns about a possible conflict of interest in that search.

Medieval artifacts displayed in Ky. heading home

At a Kentucky history museum, the reign is ending soon for an exhibition of medieval artifacts from England.

German balloonists discover ‘Nebraska nice’

A couple of German balloonists who landed in a Nebraska soybean field have learned why Nebraskans are considered nice.

Federal court upholds conviction in flag slaying

A Tennessee inmate has lost a bid to overturn his conviction in the slayings of a Kentucky couple displaying a Confederate flag on the back of their truck.

House where mom, daughter killed to be sold

The house where a central Kentucky mother and daughter were killed is being auctioned off to settle the family's estate.

101st Airborne to take over in Africa deployment

The 101st Airborne Division is set to officially take command of an operation to build Ebola care centers in Africa.

Kentucky man gets 3 years in prison for fraud

A Bowling Green man has been sentenced to three years in federal prison for defrauding nine people out of hundreds of thousands of dollars in an investment scheme.

Kentucky lawmaker to appear in court Nov. 5

A Kentucky lawmaker and a former mine reclamation inspector are scheduled to make their first court appearance after being charged with bribery on Nov. 5.