Kentucky Chief Justice John D. Minton Jr.

Kentucky chief justice delivering address

Kentucky Chief Justice John D. Minton Jr. presents the State of the Judiciary address this week in Frankfort.
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Los Angeles jury convicts man of 3 serial murders

A Los Angeles jury has convicted a career criminal in the serial killings of three women in the 1980s.
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Kentucky prepares to regulate ride sharing

State regulators are preparing emergency regulations that will go into effect next month to govern ride sharing companies like Uber and Lyft as they expand their services into Kentucky cities.

McConnell on former aide: ‘We’re moving on’

Republican Sen. Mitch McConnell is declining to answer questions about his former campaign manager who resigned amid a federal investigation of a bribery scandal during the 2012 Iowa Republican Caucus.
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2 charged in connection with Louisville baby death

Louisville police say two men have been charged in connection with the fatal shooting of a 1-year-old girl.

Kentucky GOP House leaders release agenda

Kentucky Republicans are promising action to try to repeal the state's Medicaid expansion if they take control of the state House.
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Grant will help tree health in Cumberland Plateau

A new initiative seeks to improve forest health across the Cumberland Plateau in Tennessee, Kentucky and Alabama.
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Program on ‘Restoration Movement’ planned

Speakers will discuss the "Restoration Movement" during on program on religious history this month at Old Mulkey Meetinghouse State Historic Site in south-central Kentucky.
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Median cable barrier being installed along I-24

Work has begun to add more median cable barriers in western Kentucky along Interstate 24.
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Budge Industries expanding in Henderson

A company that makes protective covers for vehicles is expanding its operation in Henderson County.
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University of Louisville offering award to honor nurses

The University of Louisville School of Nursing is asking for nominations for a new honor, the Florence Nightingale Awards in Nursing.

Kentucky department puts coolers on fire trucks

A western Kentucky fire department has installed a refrigerator on one of its trucks with the goal of keeping firefighters hydrated.
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Appeals court rejects Amber Alert case

A federal appeals court has upheld the conviction and prison sentence of a 47-year-old Maine resident for transporting a 13-year-old Owensboro, Kentucky girl across state lines to engage in sexual activity.
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Kentucky adjusts max load limit on US 60 bridge

New signs will go up in the next few days to tell truckers of new maximum load limits on the U.S. 60 bridge over the Cumberland River in Livingston County.
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Western Kentucky wants more international students

Western Kentucky University wants to double its international student population within five years.
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Military survivor organization wants boots

A group working on behalf of the families of soldiers is seeking military boots in any condition to represent fallen soldiers.
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USA Harvest founder set for sentencing

The founder of USA Harvest is set to be sentenced after pleading guilty to tax evasion, mail fraud and money laundering after admitting that he spent donations to the charity on himself.

US Supreme Court to weigh Kentucky case next month

The U.S. Supreme Court will consider on Sept. 29 whether to take the case of a former Fort Campbell soldier sentenced to death for killing three children and attacking a woman in southwestern Kentucky.
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Libraries helping authors with e-publishing

A partnership between the Henderson County Public Library and the Daviess County Public Library is aiming to help new writers find a market with electronic publishing.
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Camping World founder dies in fall at Ky. home

David Garvin, a Kentucky entrepreneur who founded the retail chain Camping World, died Saturday morning in an accidental fall at his home.

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