Shigella is a bacteria or germ that infects the bowels.
ATF is offering a reward of up to $5,000, which will be matched by the NSSF for a total possible reward of up to $10,000.
A Disney animated classic comes to life this summer at the J. Dan Talbott Amphitheatre at My Old Kentucky Home State Park, when Salt River Electric presents Beauty and the Beast.
More than 7,100 Kentucky customers to obtain extended warranty on HVAC unit
The Kentucky Attorney General's office sued Purdue Pharma in 2007 for its deceptive marketing of OxyContin, an addictive prescription painkiller.
Preliminary investigation indicates that McCreary County Deputy Sheriff Frank Brown conducted a traffic stop on an older model red motorcycle. During the course of the traffic stop, the operator fired two shots from a handgun in the direction of the deputy, striking him in his bulletproof vest.
A statement from the Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources says the initiative called Operation Dry Water will be conducted June 30-July2.
The university says the grant totals $147,469 over three years and comes from the U.S. Department of Agriculture.
Police said on Facebook that the Louisville Metro Corrections officer was shot Saturday at his Clarksville, Indiana home.
The analysis measuring the "efficiency gap" shows Kentucky Republicans won about three more seats than they should have given their share of statewide votes. A similar analysis in 2014 showed Democrats had a slight advantage in the same districts.
Former Democratic State Rep. Bobby Richardson, a longtime family friend, called Craft personable and intelligent, saying she would "advocate what the country wants."
Organizers of Rudy Fest in Grayson said in a Facebook post on Saturday that they were "truly sorry that this horrible act of nature has taken so much from everyone."
Heavy rainfall from the remnants of tropical storm Cindy caused major flooding across the Bluegrass, putting people in dangerous situations. The eye of Cindy started moving across the state Friday evening around 5 o’ clock causing torrential downpours followed by flash flooding. Rainfall rates were 1-2 inches per hour making numerous roads impassable. A scene […]
Congressman Andy Barr (KY-06) hosted a special order on the floor of the U.S. House of Representatives to honor the life and legacy of the late Senator Jim Bunning
The historic new law protects employees in the Commonwealth from being forced to pay union dues in order to keep their jobs.
Trooper Eric Chrisman died in the line of duty in an automobile collision while responding to a call for service. Shortly thereafter, a flagpole was erected at the site of the collision.
News outlets report Kathleen Smith, the chief of staff for James Ramsey, was terminated Thursday, 40 days before her employment contract expired.
AB 1887 prohibits state-funded and state-sponsored travel to states with laws that authorize or require discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression or against same-sex couples or their families.
The chief district engineer for the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet says the regular maintenance project will include pouring concrete and installing new lighting. Chief District Engineer Bob Yeager says it also will include fixing drainage issues and improving the bridge's steel frame.
The deadline to enter general submissions is July 1, though some deadlines are later. More details on submissions can be found at www.kystatefair.org/premiumBook.html .
Police say that while responding to the call, Shouse saw a man - later identified as Harris - who fit the description of the suspect and tried to stop him. Harris fled on foot, and Shouse chased after him. Police say that when Shouse turned a corner he was shot.
The commonwealth recommended 12 months' probation for two years on the condition of no contact with the victim and her family, no attempt to teach or coach any sport during that period, no unlawful contact with minors and the payment of court costs.
Pulaski County Sheriff's Office Chief Deputy Major Jeff Hancock says investigators are interviewing persons of interest and have thus not released how the man was killed so as to not compromise the investigation.
Thornton was swimming with three others in the murky pond that spanned about three-quarters of an acre (0.3 hectares), during heavy rains. Officials say the deepest point of the pond was about 10 feet
Alsco has extended its relationship with Kentucky Speedway with a multi-year agreement to continue being the entitlement sponsor of the NASCAR XFINITY Series race.
According to the Department of Defense, Sgt. Bays died on June 10, 2017 in Peka Valley, Nangarhar Province, Afghanistan, of gunshot wounds sustained there.
An Ohio college student who died after being detained in north korea will be laid to rest Thursday.
A Metro Police Officer shot overnight should make a full recovery after attempting to stop a man breaking into homes.
A state worker at the center of an attorney general's investigation says his bosses are punishing him for exposing waste and fraud in Kentucky's court system.
A Kentucky ethics commission says it will appeal a federal judge's order allowing lobbyists to donate to political campaigns.
Officials say annual counts have found 4,025 homeless people living in Kentucky.
A look ahead at a newly approved facility in Louisville.
Churchill Downs has won initial approval to install slot machine-like devices at its off-track training facility to allow betting on previously-run horse races.
A police officer in Kentucky has filed a whistleblower lawsuit against his department, saying he was demoted for challenging police leadership and sharing information with local government leaders.
State Police say 35-year-old David L. Spencer of Wallingford was arrested on Monday for child exploitation.
Kentucky's Democratic attorney general has sued the state's Republican governor for the fourth time.
The Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources is holding a public hearing to discuss the possibility of a hunting access program in south-central Kentucky.
Democrats don't have enough votes to stop the still-evolving Senate Republican health care bill. But they're criticizing it as a stealth measure that GOP leaders want to rush through the chamber before anyone knows what's really in it.
Signs seeking information about the fatal shooting of a 7-year-old boy have been taken down in a Kentucky community, prompting concern from the victim's family.
The Republican campaign to roll back former President Barack Obama's heath care law is colliding with the opioid epidemic.
Kentucky child welfare officials are trying to convince more black families to adopt as part of a strategy to find homes for an influx of children in the state's care.
A new Kentucky law will shield entities donating food to nonprofits from liability with the goal of increasing food donations.
The Kentucky Supreme Court has scheduled a hearing in a lawsuit pitting the Republican governor against the state's Democratic attorney general.
A Kentucky community has a new resource to help fight the heroin and opioid epidemic.
State Police say a traffic stop landed a Marshall County woman in jail on drug charges Friday afternoon.
For the second year in a row, Kentucky businesses break filing records ahead of the June 30 deadline.
A former Kentucky sheriff has been charged with embezzling money while in office.
Kentucky's Republican governor has made a slight change to an executive order, but it is unclear if it will be enough to avert a lawsuit from the state's Democratic attorney general.
State funding for Kentucky's public colleges and universities will be determined by how many and what types of degrees its students earn under a policy finalized by state regulators.
The average cost of a four-year degree in Kentucky will be more than $39,000 this fall after state regulators approved tuition increases at all but two of the state's public universities.
The future of Kentucky refugee agencies is unclear as fewer-than-normal refugees arrive in the state.
Two western Kentucky men have been indicted on charges they sold an illegal drug that caused a death.
Two maned wolf pups at the Louisville Zoo now have names thanks to an online contest.
KSP asks for the public's help identifying a man and woman they say cashed out another person's slot machine at Ellis Park and left with the winnings.
Kentucky Republican Gov. Matt Bevin is among the governors meeting with President Donald Trump.
If you love or hate the University of Louisville men's basketball program, you'll want to hear this.
Dave Armstrong, a former Kentucky attorney general whose long public career included helping guide Louisville and Jefferson County toward a merged government, has died. He was 75.
Kentucky's Democratic attorney general says he'll hold off suing Republican Gov. Matt Bevin over his executive order restructuring several public education boards.
A former Democratic political consultant has been sentenced to more than 5 years in prison for his part of a kickback scheme devised by a high level government official.
The NCAA has suspended Louisville basketball coach Rick Pitino for five Atlantic Coast Conference games following its sex scandal investigation.
Kentucky's criminal ban on medical marijuana is being challenged in a lawsuit that says its use could help combat the state's opioid addiction woes.
State Police say they have arrested four Kentucky National Guard Soldiers following the investigation of a sexual assault in Calloway County.
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) – Kentucky’s largest lobbyist says it opposes a judge’s ruling that allows lobbyists to give money to political candidates. The Kentucky Chamber of Commerce said Wednesday it is urging the Kentucky Board of Elections and the Kentucky Legislative Ethics Commission to appeal U.S. District Judge William Berlesman’s ruling dismantling several of the […]
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) – Kentucky officials say they have completed work on the largest non-utility solar array in the state. The Kentucky Energy and Environment Cabinet says the 5 megawatt array at Fort Campbell will produce enough electricity to power 463 homes. The project is part of the military post’s efforts to comply with the […]
Authorities say a Kentucky man reported missing while attending a popular motorcycle rally in upstate New York has been found dead after crashing his bike.
Authorities say a 32-year-old miner has been killed at a mine in southern West Virginia.
Senator Rand Paul was in Virginia during the congressional baseball practice shooting.
Kentucky leaders comment on the shooting that occurred Tuesday morning at the congressional baseball practice in Virginia.
A legislative committee has approved a Southern Baptist professor's $250,000 state contract to review Kentucky's troubled child welfare system.
An Illinois man accused of kidnapping his estranged girlfriend from Kentucky and fatally shooting her along a highway in Ohio has been found guilty of aggravated murder and kidnapping.
KFC plans to make a space pioneer out of a chicken sandwich next week when it sends it to the edge of the atmosphere with the help of a high-altitude balloon.
A federal judge is set to hear arguments in a lawsuit seeking to block a new Indiana law that makes it tougher for girls under age 18 to get an abortion without their parents' knowledge.
Police say two fishermen have found the body of a 16-year-old Kentucky girl who was reported missing in April.
Kentucky's Republican governor has appointed an advisory group to study policies that will help foster children, the disabled and others get a job.
A statewide victim advocacy map has been created to strengthen and publicize the network of victim advocacy groups across Kentucky.
A powerful Republican lawmaker says a significant number in the GOP-controlled state legislature believe Gov. Matt Bevin's use of executive orders threatens their independence.
The Defense Department says three U.S. soldiers who were fatally shot in Afghanistan were part of the 101st Airborne Division based at Fort Campbell, a sprawling Army post on the Kentucky-Tennessee line.
Tax experts say a Kentucky businessman who sold a home to Republican Gov. Matt Bevin could reap a benefit from the sale in the form of a large tax break.
It's business as usual for congressional Republicans as they focus on the political and legislative agenda ahead.
Kentucky's Republican governor wants to opt out of a federal program credited with reducing pollution while jacking up gas prices in the traffic-clogged northern part of the state.
Workers will remove the historic L&N Railroad sign on a downtown Louisville building so it can be restored while the building's roof is upgraded.
A Tennessee businessman has been sentenced to nearly three years in prison in connection with a conspiracy involving jail construction in Kentucky.
The University of Louisville Foundation says it has placed its chief financial officer on paid leave, in a move revealed one day after the release of a blistering audit.
A federal judge has thrown out much of Kentucky's ethics law regulating contact between legislators and lobbyists.
The FBI is planning a recruitment event in Louisville in hopes of persuading more minorities and women to join their ranks.
The event is set for July 26 from 6 to 8 p.m. EDT at the Muhammad Ali Center.
Google Fiber will begin building its ultrafast network in a Kentucky city.
Kentucky's highest court is considering whether new DNA evidence is enough to order a new trial for two men convicted of killing a woman as part of a satanic ritual 25 years ago.
A former Kentucky judge now faces more human trafficking charges.
Kentucky's Republican governor says a special session of the state legislature will happen after Aug. 15.
Kentucky's Republican governor says the house he bought from a friend and political appointee is worth about half what the county tax office says.
Young journalists who wrote about economic despair in Appalachia, covered mass killings in Syria and put a human face on immigration policy have been named winners of Livingston Awards.
A Kentucky city's sole police helicopter was out of commission for repairs during a fatal Memorial Day shooting.
The U.S. Department of Agriculture says a Kentucky-based food distributor has issued a recall on more than 22,000 pounds of ground beef and other beef products due to possible E. coli bacteria contamination.
AAA says it found that synthetic engine oil outperformed conventional oil by an average of nearly 50 percent in its independent evaluation.
Last month, the Labor Cabinet recouped $325,445.06 in unpaid wages for Kentucky workers.
Kentucky State Police say a driver who led officers on a chase through four counties over two hours has been fatally shot.
Attorney General Andy Beshear is requesting that the U.S. Department of Education stop delaying student loan forgiveness for thousands of Kentucky students victimized by the predatory practices of Corinthian Colleges Inc.
Mitch McConnell delivered remarks Monday on the U.S. Senate floor honoring the life of Jim Bunning.
A Kentucky lawmaker has filed an ethics complaint raising questions about the purchase of Gov. Matt Bevin's personal home.
Amid the opioid epidemic in Kentucky, hospitals say overdoses have strained emergency rooms.
The Kentucky Coal Academy is offering free initial mining trainings this month at the Southeast Kentucky Community and Technical College in Harlan and Middlesboro.
Kentucky's secretary of state is traveling to Asia for an international trade mission.
A child died after falling into a manure pit, according to the Christian County deputy coroner.
Two ramps on the Mountain Parkway in Magoffin County will close early this week as workers continue major construction on the parkway near Salyersville.
State Police say a traffic stop led to the arrest of a Daviess County man on drug charges.
We have new information regarding the debate over Governor Matt Bevin's home.
Former US Senator buried in Covington
For one week last spring, as Louisville led the world in mourning Muhammad Ali's death, not a single person died in a hail of gunfire in the boxing great's hometown.
Governor Bevin has directed that flags across Kentucky be flown at half-staff starting at 2 p.m. Friday
Kentucky's Republican auditor says he will review the finances of the state's court system.
Kentucky Transportation Cabinet officials say they want to remind shoppers and other motorists that will participate in the US 68 Yard Sale of the following things.
Kentucky is celebrating its 225th anniversary of statehood with events beginning this week.
Authorities say a man who thought a pig was going to attack him in southwestern Indiana fired shots at the animal, which turned out to be a nearby resident's pet.
The attorney for a Kentucky State Police detective sued by a man who says he was framed for murder says the accusation is "defamatory."
Six current Western Kentucky University football players and a former player have been indicted in an assault case at a campus fraternity.
Gov. Matt Bevin is urging people to "put their faith to work" by forming small prayer groups that walk some of Louisville's highest-crime neighborhoods.
New teen drivers ages 16-17 years old are three times as likely as adults to be involved in a deadly crash, according to new research from the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety.
A Kentucky judge has ordered five years' probation for a woman who admitted leaving her newborn in a trash can where the baby was found dead.
State Police charged a Princeton teenager with murder after a body was found in a home in Lyon County on Tuesday.
Kentucky's state agencies will cut 1 percent from their budgets to help avoid a $113 million shortfall.
State Police are looking for the driver of a pickup truck who they say ran from an accident scene in which a passenger was killed.
An 80-year-old Kentucky businessman who pleaded guilty in a conspiracy involving jail construction has been sentenced to probation.
Kentucky State Police say two people have died in a motorcycle accident.
The parent company of Churchill Downs racetrack, home of the Kentucky Derby, has moved its online wagering operations from Silicon Valley to Kentucky.
The owners who restored Muhammad Ali's boyhood home in Kentucky and opened it as a museum say it may have to close because of financial difficulties.
A Kentucky woman has been cited after trying to bring a loaded gun onto a plane at a West Virginia airport.
A fourth Louisville Metro Police Department officer has been tied to a child sex abuse lawsuit against the department's Youth Explorers program.
Duke Energy Kentucky has won approval to begin replacing old electric and natural gas meters with devices that can be read remotely unless the customer opts out.
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell wants to write a Republican-only health care bill he can push through the Senate.
Kentucky State Police will host a series of recruitment town hall meetings across the state beginning May 31.
A Hardin County man was charged in connection to a child pornography case, according to State Police Electronic Crimes Branch.
The mother and grandparents of a disabled teenager who died from an infection caused by open bedsores have pleaded guilty to manslaughter charges.
Kentucky Derby winner Always Dreaming will skip the Belmont Stakes next month after finishing eighth in the Preakness.
Steve Asmussen became just the third trainer in Churchill Downs history to saddle 600 winners when he won Friday's second race.
Gov. Matt Bevin says Kentucky has surpassed its record for business investments in less than half a year. The record pace has been fueled by three separate billion-dollar announcements.
The head of a Kentucky government watchdog group says he's seeking an investigation into Gov. Matt Bevin's reported connection to a Louisville-area mansion.
The state launched a new complaint and compliance hotline for residents and state employees on Thursday.
A Total Solar Eclipse in August is expected to bring thousands of visitors to western Kentucky.
Steep prescription discounts sign of a fake pharmacy scam, according to Attorney General Andy Beshear.
Around 100 mostly immigrant Latino workers who walked off the Omni Hotel construction site in Louisville in protest have agreed to return to work starting Friday.
Fallen state troopers and officers are honored at Memorial Service at KSP Training Academy in Frankfort.
The Senate has elevated a federal trial court judge in Kentucky to fill the first appeals court vacancy in more than a year.
A Kingsport, Tenn., woman, who was previously found guilty of participating in a conspiracy to commit identity theft and tax fraud, has been sentenced Thursday to three years in federal prison.
Organized labor is fighting back against Kentucky's right-to-work law.
Around 100 mostly immigrant Latino workers have walked off the Omni Hotel construction site in Louisville in protest, saying they are being paid substantially less than other crew members.
On Thursday, Walmart announced it has hired 3,375 veterans across the Commonwealth since introducing its Veterans Welcome Home Commitment in May 2013.
A Kentucky park lodge has reopened after repairs from a fire that closed the building in 2015.
Kentucky will receive more than a half-million dollars in a settlement with a Johnson & Johnson subsidiary over nonprescription drugs.
A trial date has been set for members of an Amish community in Kentucky cited for violating a local ordinance requiring horses to wear excrement-catching bags.
A woman has died after she was hit by a train in Kentucky.
A juvenile detention center where a 16-year-old girl died last year is being shut down.
Former Kentucky Gov. Steve Beshear says his new book is about how to make government work again.
U.S. Sen. Mitch McConnell says a Kentucky judge nominated for the appeals court will get a vote in the Senate.
Kentucky Commissioner of Agriculture Ryan Quarles is cautioning area farmers to stay alert for possible scams targeting hay buyers and sellers.
Two former executives of a generic drug manufacturer have agreed to each pay civil penalties and to cooperate with the ongoing litigation and investigation into anti-competitive activity in the generic drug industry, according to Attorney General Andy Beshear.
A group of family court judges and adoption attorneys says the best way for Kentucky to improve its struggling child welfare system is to hire more social workers.
Attorney General Andy Beshear on Tuesday announced that Kentucky has settled with the Target Corporation to resolve an investigation into the retailer’s 2013 data breach that affected 700,000 Kentuckians.
“What we saw in Manchester last night almost defies description."
Independent consultants say Kentucky taxpayers need to spend an extra $700 million each year to keep their troubled public pension systems afloat.
Kentucky's governor says the death of a 7-year-old Louisville boy from stray gunfire is unacceptable, and says he'll weigh in on the issue of urban violence next week.
A hospital in Italy has announced that American motorcycle racer and Owensboro, Kentucky, native Nicky Hayden has died, five days after being hit by a car while training on his bicycle. Hayden was 35.
The Supreme Court won't hear an appeal from the Detroit Free Press that asked the government to release mug shots of federal criminal defendants in Michigan and three other states.
The Owensboro Police Department has released a surveillance photograph of a man they say is a "person of interest" in a shoplifting incident.
The seller of a house where Gov. Matt Bevin's family is living invested in a Louisville medical device company partly owned by Bevin a few weeks before the sale of the house at nearly a million dollars below market value.
U.S. Sen. Rand Paul told a group of eastern Kentucky doctors that Kentucky's Medicaid expansion was too expensive to continue.
A woman has pleaded guilty in connection with the slaying of a family in Trigg County in 2014.
Ann Plotkin, accused of complicity to murder in the death's of a Trigg County family pleaded guilty to all charges in court on Friday.
A Kentucky judge who declared his conscientious objection to handling adoption cases involving gay adults has been blocked from changing how he reviews adoption cases.
Kentucky Derby winner Always Dreaming is taking heavy action in early wagering for this weekend's Preakness.
A McCracken County grand jury has indicted a local deputy jailer after an investigation into multiple complaints from inmates alleging mistreatment.
The cities of Erlanger and Union are each conducting public awareness campaigns this weekend to take on Kentucky's opioid crisis.
Kentucky's public pension debt grew by roughly $2 billion on Thursday when state regulators made dramatic changes to long-held investment assumptions.
Planned Parenthood of Indiana and Kentucky is suing over a new Indiana law that makes it tougher for girls under age 18 to get an abortion without their parents knowledge.
Kentucky State Police say they have made two arrests in connection to a March 2016 burglary.
Kentucky's auditor says deadlines were missed in making annual payments under the Yum Center's lease agreement.
A Catholic priest has reached a plea agreement on sexual abuse charges that occurred at a summer camp in Kentucky that he ran for decades.
The University of Louisville is planting two types of industrial hemp and another fiber call kenaf to research their potential as renewable energy resources.
Couple accused of putting bars on windows and padlocking a child in a bedroom for long periods of time, according to State Police.
State Police say a woman was on meth while driving recklessly through a work zone in Henderson.
The largest school district in Kentucky has selected a high school principal to be its interim superintendent.
Gov. Matt Bevin's administration has created a new position in the Cabinet for Economic Development that comes with an annual salary of $250,000 to improve workforce development strategies.
A former high school swim coach has been arrested after authorities say he took photos of a girl while she was changing clothes in a restroom.
A grand jury has charged a northeastern Kentucky doctor with defrauding Medicaid and illegally prescribing an addiction-treatment drug.
BALTIMORE (AP) – Kentucky Derby winner Always Dreaming has gone for a routine gallop ahead of the Preakness, which trainer Todd Pletcher sees as a positive development. Pletcher says “everything went very smoothly” with Always Dreaming on Tuesday, saying he had “good energy” and a “good controlled gallop.” That hasn’t always been the case for […]
Civil rights groups are seeking the removal of a Kentucky judge who won't hear adoption cases involving gay adults.
The Warren County Sheriff says deputies were able to trace a small fire and threats of arson back to a 14-year-old early Tuesday morning.
Kentucky officials are joining with the University of Kentucky's Center of Applied Energy Research to host a workshop on reducing energy costs.
Officials in southcentral Kentucky have installed warning flags at two parks to communicate water conditions to kayakers and canoers.
Country legend Loretta Lynn is starting rehabilitation after suffering a stroke more than a week ago.
A newspaper reports that one of the Chicago aviation officers who dragged a passenger from a United flight had recently returned to work after serving a five-day suspension.
A Lexington man who served in the Personnel Cabinet during former Gov. Steve Beshear's administration has admitted to ethics violations that allege he raised political contributions at work on state time.
Mammoth Cave officials say a popular trail tour has been running twice a day after a project making it safer finished.
New evidence has granted a retrial in the case of a janitor serving life behind bars in Kentucky for the murder of his co-worker at a biotech company.
In Appalachian states hit hardest by the opioid epidemic, the tough-on-crime policy announced Friday by U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions runs counter to a recent emphasis on treatment and less prison time for low-level drug offenders.
A Lawrence County grand jury indicted Dr. Curtis Edens, 57, of Hardeeville, South Carolina, on Friday on two counts of Medicaid fraud; one count of improperly prescribing a controlled substance; one count of theft by deception over $500; and four counts of theft by deception over $10,000, Class C felonies.
The Republican Party of Kentucky says executive director Mike Biagi is stepping down to take a position with a Louisville-based lobbying group next month.
The Supreme Court says a Kentucky nursing home can require the families of two former residents to pursue claims against the home outside of court.
CHRISTIAN COUNTY, Ky. (WTVQ)- We now know the names of the two people killed Friday in a Christian County plane crash. The county emergency management director says the couple is Dominic “Don” Giametta and Dr. Dianne Giametta from Bettendorf, Iowa. According to the EMA director, Don Giametta was piloting the plane from Iowa to Alabama […]
A former Social Security Administration judge has pleaded guilty to taking more than $600,000 in bribes in cases involving clients of a Kentucky lawyer who is facing prison time for a scheme to defraud the government.
A woman who worked for a credit union for 15 years has filed a lawsuit alleging she was fired and harassed because she is a lesbian.