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Businessman Pleads Guilty in Jail Expansion Kickback Scheme

Federal prosecutors say a business owner has pleaded guilty for his role in a conspiracy that included kickbacks and concealment of costs associated with work performed on the Fulton County Detention Center expansion project.

WKU Board Announces Preferred Presidential Candidate

Western Kentucky University's Board of Regents has targeted an official from the University of Kansas to become the university's next president.

Kentucky’s Unemployment Rate Holds at 4.8 Percent

Kentucky's unemployment rate stayed at 4.8 percent in December.

School District to Handcuff Students Only as Last Resort

A Kentucky school district has reached a settlement with the Justice Department to change how unruly students are subdued.

Police: About 100 Pounds of Marijuana Found in Home

Police say a Louisville man is facing a drug trafficking charge after officers found about 100 pounds of marijuana at his home.

Funds to Train Workers in Kentucky, Ohio, West Virginia

Marshall University is receiving a $1.3 million grant from the Appalachian Regional Commission to train community health workers in coal counties in eastern Kentucky, southern Ohio and parts of West Virginia.

Operation UNITE Wins Grant to Combat Drug Abuse in Ky.

The Appalachian Regional Commission has approved a $100,000 grant for Operation UNITE to continue fighting drug abuse in southern and eastern Kentucky.

Kentucky Granted Real ID Extension Through June 6

Kentuckians can use their drivers' licenses to enter certain federal buildings until at least June 6 after the U.S. government granted the state more time to comply with a federal law.

Kentucky Police Sergeant’s Name Released in Fatal Shooting

Authorities have released the name of a western Kentucky police officer who fatally shot a man earlier this week.

Beshear to Announce Research Project for Rape Kit Backlog

Democratic Attorney General Andy Beshear is teaming up with the University of Louisville for a research project involving the state's rape kit backlog.

Grimes Meets with Chinese Embassy Officials to Promote Ky.

Kentucky Secretary of State Alison Lundergan Grimes says she met with Chinese Embassy officials this week in hopes of helping cultivate a stronger economic and cultural relationship between the state and the world's most populous country.

More than 74,000 in Kentucky Sign Up For Health Insurance

More than 74,000 Kentuckians have signed up for health insurance through HealthCare.gov as of Jan. 14.