Overdose

9-month-old baby revived with opioid overdose-reversal drug

Authorities say a 9-month-old baby overdosed on drugs and had to be revived with an opioid overdose-reversal drug.
101st Airborne Division

101st Airborne senior enlisted leader leaving for new post

The senior enlisted leader of the 101st Airborne Division is leaving his post this week.
Anti-bullying

School district hosts Bullying and Suicide Prevention Summit

Jefferson County Public Schools is holding the district's first Bullying and Suicide Prevention Summit.

Kentucky education commissioner still wants protester names

Kentucky's largest school district has asked the state's education commissioner to withdraw his request for names of teachers who used sick days to protest at the state Capitol, but the commissioner says he will not back down.

KY governor signs bill limiting Grimes’ power over election board

Legislation removing the secretary of state's power over the state Board of Elections has been signed into law by Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin - on the same day the board met.

Governor Bevin signs abortion bill already facing a lawsuit

Kentucky's Republican governor has signed a measure putting new restrictions on abortion, and his lawyers filed a response to a lawsuit already aimed at blocking it.

Nation’s first HempWood operation to locate in Murray

Gov. Matt Bevin has announced Fibonacci LLC will locate a HempWood manufacturing operation in Calloway County, with a more than $5.8 million investment expected to create 25 full-time jobs.

Federal black lung fund in danger of drying up

Inaction by Congress and the Trump administration is threatening a fund that supports coal miners suffering from black lung disease.
Ford

Ford shifting 550 jobs to boost SUV production in Kentucky

Ford Motor Co. says it will shift 550 jobs to its Kentucky Truck Plant in Louisville to boost production.

Former VP candidate Tim Kaine to speak in Louisville

Former vice presidential candidate Tim Kaine will be in Kentucky next month to speak at the University of Louisville.  

Kentucky health officials aim to eliminate new HIV cases

Health officials plan to announce a new, collaborative effort to eliminate new HIV infections in Kentucky.

101st Airborne Division to farewell top senior enlisted leader

FORT CAMPBELL, Ky. (WTVQ) - The top senior enlisted leader of the 101st Airborne Division, Command Sgt. Maj. Todd Sims, will relinquish responsibility of...

Company given $50,000 penalty for ethics violations

A company with a long-running contract to manage Kentucky's workers' compensation claims has been assessed a $50,000 penalty by the state's Executive Branch Ethics Commission.

Students of two shuttered for-profit colleges may apply for federal loan forgiveness

The attorney general's office has announced that Kentuckians attending two recently closed for-profit online schools may be eligible for federal student loan forgiveness.

KSBIT members to receive $5 million disbursement

The Kentucky Department of Insurance and Kentucky Employers Mutual Insurance received authorization from Franklin Circuit Court to disburse $5 million to 194 members of the Kentucky School Boards Insurance Trust Fund.
School bus

Kentucky school bus driver charged with DUI after wreck

Police in Kentucky have charged a bus driver with drunken driving after a bus with 33 elementary school students on board crashed. No one was injured.

Judge grants dismissal of case after charges set aside

A judge has dismissed the case against a Kentucky man whose conviction in a fire that killed his young son was set aside.

US drug czar says border wall will reduce influx of drugs

President Donald Trump's drug czar says the president's plan for a U.S.-Mexico border wall would save American lives by helping stem the flow of illegal drugs into the country.

Officials: Over-the-counter drugs can be dangerous

They say of the nearly 50,000 calls to the Kentucky Poison Control Center of Norton Children’s Hospital last year.

Greenbo Lake receives first brown trout stocking

Another lake in Kentucky has been added to the state Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources' brown trout stocking program.

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