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Hoover names team to help transition to Republican rule

Incoming House Speaker Jeff Hoover has tapped a former Democrat speaker and the state's longest serving GOP legislator to lead the transition to Republican rule for the first time in nearly a century.

Maryland asks EPA to step in to reduce smog from Midwest

Maryland officials are seeking federal help in reducing the pollution that blows in from the Midwest.

Social workers plead for help from Kentucky lawmakers

A current and a former state social worker pleaded with lawmakers to help alleviate staff shortages and rising caseloads.

Paducah teenager pleads not guilty to assaulting infant

A 19-year-old Paducah man accused of injuring an infant has pleaded not guilty to a charge of first-degree assault.

Kentucky Baptists elect new president

The Kentucky Baptist Convention has elected an Elizabethtown pastor as its president.

Brandenburg Council Votes to Accept Confederate Monument

Brandenburg City Council votes unanimously to accept the 121-year-old Confederate monument from Louisville.

Ballard judge-executive named in western Kentucky fraud case

A federal grand jury has indicted the top elected official in Ballard County in western Kentucky, along with the county's former treasurer.

Lawsuit testing Bevin’s vetoes rests with new GOP majority

The outgoing speaker of the Kentucky House of Representatives says he hopes his replacement will continue a lawsuit challenging the validity of Republican Gov. Matt Bevin's budget vetoes.

Senate Republicans Re-elect Mitch McConnell to be Majority Leader

Senate Republicans have re-elected Kentucky's Mitch McConnell to be majority leader when the new Congress convenes in January and starts working on Donald Trump's agenda.

Police: Missing roommate found dead in Radcliff man’s home

Authorities say they found a missing woman's body inside the Radcliff apartment of a man who had just been accused of stealing a bag of dog food from a Wal-Mart.

Louisville’s Confederate Monument to be Moved to Brandenburg

Louisville Mayor Greg Fischer's office says a controversial Confederate monument near the University of Louisville is being relocated to Brandenburg.

New FBI leader in Louisville plans to continue initiative

The FBI's new leader in Louisville says the agency plays an important role in combating public corruption.