Gubernatorial candidate denies sexual assault allegations

A Republican lawmaker from East Bernstadt and candidate for governor denies sexually assaulting a woman.
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Man says he was assaulted while riding in truck with three men

A man says he was assaulted and robbed while riding in a pickup truck.

Ex-lawmaker resigns job at Kentucky Education Department

A former Kentucky lawmaker has resigned from his job at the state Department of Education after his name surfaced in a deposition by the woman who accused the state's ex-House speaker of sexual harassment.

Lawyer: Policeman won’t be charged in child sex abuse probe

News outlets report that Louisville police Officer Brad Schuhmann won't be prosecuted by the Jefferson County Commonwealth's Attorney's Office.

Special election candidates named for vacant Senate seat

The special election will be Tuesday, March 5, for Senate District 31, which includes Elliott, Lawrence, Martin, Morgan and Pike counties.

Hampton says she wants to run with Bevin for re-election

Kentucky's lieutenant governor says she wants to be Republican Gov. Matt Bevin's running mate but said the decision is his to make.
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Kentucky Lottery sets sales record

Kentucky Lottery sales have closed the first half of the fiscal year higher than any other period in the organization’s history.

Kentucky distillery worker dies after falling from walkway

The Daviess County coroner's office said Tuesday that an autopsy revealed 44-year-old Dennis Layman of Owensboro died of blunt force trauma after falling at Glenmore Distillery in Owensboro.

KSP: Fingerprints tie suspect to $1 million theft case

According to investigators, 45-year-old Odelmis Hidalgo was behind the theft of $1.2 million worth of Nikon camera equipment.

Man dies after being pulled from a fire in Bell County

According to the coroner, 28-year old Trey Branscome was alive when he was pulled out of the fire, but died in the ambulance on the way to the hospital.

Sheriff: Women arrested for doing drugs in elementary school bathroom

Investigators say they found 52-year old Lisa Whitworth and 44-year old Wanda Hubbard, both of Slemp, inside the bathroom stall with a yellow substance around their noses.
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Kentucky Medicaid recipients file suit again to block work requirements

The re-filed lawsuit challenges Governor Matt Bevin's Kentucky HEALTH initiative, which adds work requirements to the state’s Medicaid program.

Sheriff: Student arrested for threat against Harlan Co. school

The Harlan County Sheriff's Office says it received a complaint about the threat made against Harlan County High School on Monday night.

Kentucky couple fined for taking baby sea turtles

Danielle Tosh and Michael House were charged under the Endangered Species Act.

Beshear files for governor, urges opponents to release taxes

Beshear is the second Democrat to file for governor.

New study: Ky. 4th most racially integrated state

Kentucky has been named the 4th most racially integrated state, according to a new study.

UPS driver accused of stealing 68 packages in Kentucky

Citing an arrest citation, news outlets report Louisville Metro police believe 38-year-old Jon Keen stole the 68 packages and resold some.
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Event marks Louisville Fairness Ordinance’s 20th anniversary

The event will include an exhibit opening, reception and panel discussion to include former Louisville Board of Aldermen members from 20 years ago.
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Employee death at Kentucky distillery under investigation

A distillery employee has been killed and the Owensboro facility has suspended operations while the incident is investigated.

Kentucky-native Loretta Lynn plans big birthday party

Country music queen Loretta Lynn has big plans for her 87th birthday this April in the form of an all-star tribute concert.

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