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Juvenile arrested in school threat incident

A juvenile was arrested Monday in connection to a threat against Lewis County High School, according to a report in the Lewis County Herald.

UPDATE: Murray man pleads guilty in sex abuse case

A Calloway County man pleaded guilty Monday in a sex abuse case as part of a plea bargain with prosecutors, according to State Police.

GOP leaders hire firm to investigate harassment

Kentucky's House Republican leaders say they have hired a law firm to conduct an independent investigation of sexual harassment allegations against state lawmakers.

FBI reviewing sexual harassment claims at Kentucky Capitol

The FBI is now investigating sexual harassment and retaliation claims made by employees at Kentucky's state Capitol.

Beshear announces effort to combat opioid overdoses

Kentucky's attorney general has sued a pharmaceutical company he says directly contributed to more than 190 opioid overdose deaths in the state.

UPDATE: Attorney says attack on Paul was not political

An attorney for the man accused of assaulting U.S. Sen. Rand Paul says the attack was not politically motivated but was a regrettable dispute he said most people would regard as trivial.

Forest Service offers tips for a safe hunting season

Deer hunting season starts Saturday and the Forest Service is offering tips on staying safe this season.

Attorney General: Kentucky House violated Open Meetings Act

The state House of Representatives is being accused by the Attorney General's Office of violating the Open Meetings Act by holding a private meeting to discuss the state's pension systems.

Program helps Army personnel transition to private workforce

It was a successful first year for a program at Fort Knox that helps U.S. Army personnel transition into the private workforce.

University of Louisville hires new chief financial officer

The University of Louisville says it has hired Jonathan Pruitt to serve as its chief financial officer.

Beshear to announce effort to combat opioid overdoses

Kentucky Attorney General Andy Beshear plans to announce an initiative to combat opioid overdoses and deaths on Monday.

UPDATE: Kentucky House speaker resigns post after texts with staffer

Kentucky's Republican House speaker has resigned his leadership position after acknowledging he settled sexual harassment claims from one of his staffers last month.