Helicopter Crash

2 Marines identified in deadly California helicopter crash

The Marines Corps has identified two pilots killed when their helicopter crashed during a training exercise in Southern California.
Cincinnati-Northern Kentucky International Airport

Airport sees increase in passengers in 2014

For the first time in almost a decade, there's been an increase in the number of passengers flying through the Cincinnati-Northern Kentucky International Airport.

State police has trooper shortage

Kentucky State Police is about 100 troopers short of its authorized staffing level, due in part to retirements and challenges in finding recruits.
Greg Stumbo

Stumbo to push for release of LRC audit report

Kentucky House Speaker Greg Stumbo says he will push for the release of a nine-month-old performance audit of the Legislative Research Commission.

Group seeks to form ‘Thoroughbred Trail’

A group of horse farms, vet clinics and equine-related businesses have banded together in an effort to create a "Thoroughbred Trail" in central Kentucky.
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Doctor pleads not guilty in prescription case

A Louisville and southern Indiana doctor has pleaded not guilty to federal charges that he prescribed medications that caused the deaths of five patients.
Snow

Burst of snow leads to crashes affecting I-65 travel

The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet says Interstate 65 northbound is moving slowly in central Kentucky after a series of weather-related crashes.
Judge refuses to temporarily block new election-related law

Grimes to announce political plans at rally Monday

Kentucky Secretary of State Alison Lundergan Grimes has announced a rally next week to reveal which office she will seek this year.

$4.6 million grant to help laid-off western Kentucky workers

About 875 laid-off western Kentucky workers will get help with job training and resume writing thanks to a $4.6 million federal emergency grant announced Friday.
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Tennessee man sentenced to 10 years in cargo thefts

A Tennessee businessman was sentenced to 10 years in prison with no parole for leading a multi-state cargo theft ring.
Money

Kentucky Power told to refund $13M to ratepayers

The Kentucky Public Service Commission has ordered Kentucky Power to refund about $13 million in over-charges to customers.
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Senate president: Lawmaker not immune from DUI charges

The president of the state Senate says a fellow Republican state senator should not be immune from DUI charges just because the legislature is in session.
Louisville Skyline

New downtown bridge to open early

Kentucky Gov. Steve Beshear says a new Ohio River bridge between downtown Louisville and southern Indiana is expected to open earlier than originally projected.
Teen Fugitives

Teen accused in crime spree charged with statutory rape

One of two teenage sweethearts who are suspected in a multistate crime spree of stolen vehicles and pilfered checks has returned to Kentucky to face several charges including statutory rape.
kentucky state fair

State Fair Board extends horse show by additional day

The World's Championship Horse Show will run one day longer starting with this year's Kentucky State Fair.
Republican State Rep Mike Harmon

Republican Harmon to file for Kentucky auditor

Kentucky state Rep. Mike Harmon is filing to run for state auditor.
Maxey Flats disposal site

Public invited to hear about Maxey Flats site capping

State officials are moving forward with plans to cap the Maxey Flats disposal site, a former disposal area for low-level radioactive waste in northeastern Kentucky.
Election Ballot Box LOW-RES

Candidates for governor to attend forum in Louisville

Four of Kentucky's five announced candidates for governor will participate in a forum at the Kentucky Press Association on Friday.
State Senator Brandon Smith (R)

Attorney: Lawmaker can’t be charged with DUI during session

Prosecutors should dismiss DUI charges against state Sen. Brandon Smith because the state constitution prohibits lawmakers from being arrested during the legislative session, Smith's attorney argued in court papers filed Thursday.
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Democrat Neville Blakemore files to run for state treasurer

Louisville businessman Neville Blakemore has filed to run for state treasurer as a Democrat.

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