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Beshear Taps Survivors Council to Advise on Victims’ Issues

Kentucky Attorney General Andy Beshear has created a Survivors Council to advise him on matters relating to victims of violent crime.

KDA Legislation Seeks to Help Businesses, Individuals Feed Hungry in KY

The Department of Agriculture is proposing 2 pieces of legislation that will help incentivize businesses and individuals who wish to donate to food organizations in the state.

Louisville to Hold Pro-Immigration Rally Monday

In response to President Trump’s executive order on immigration, ABC affiliate WHAS says Louisville Mayor Greg Fischer is planning a rally to celebrate immigrants.

Bill Seeks Higher Pay for Police, Firefighters

Rep. Phillip Pratt, R-Georgetown, has recently co-sponsored a bill to increase pay for police officers, firefighters, and volunteer firefighters.

McCracken County Sees Spike in Drug Overdose Deaths

McCracken County has seen a spike in fatal drug overdoses.

2 Dead, 7 Hurt After Driver Crashes Into Crowd at Food Truck

Two pedestrians are dead and seven others injured after police say a drunken driver lost control of his vehicle and plowed into a crowd standing near a food truck.

Louisville Organization Finds More Homeless During Count

The Coalition for the Homeless says volunteers have found 156 people sleeping outdoors in Louisville during its annual count, which is up from last year's total of 112.

Bardstown Bourbon Co. Announces First Distilling Partnership

Bardstown Bourbon Co. has announced the first partnership in its collaborative distilling program.

150 Barrels of Whiskey Headed from Kentucky to Louisiana

A shipment of thousands of gallons of whiskey is making its way from Kentucky to Louisiana the old fashioned way: By barge.

Ruling to Set Aside Manslaughter, Arson Conviction Appealed

A western Kentucky prosecutor is appealing a judge's ruling to set aside the conviction of a man accused of setting a fire that killed his young son.

Ex-Doctor Convicted in Drugs-for-Cash Scheme

A Louisville doctor who was forced to surrender his license has been found guilty on more than two dozen federal counts but acquitted of the most serious charges of causing two patients' deaths.

Principal Pleads Not Guilty to Federal Child Porn Charges

A fired Kentucky high school principal has pleaded not guilty to federal child porn charges.