81-year-old James M. Drane of Bedford was found dead following a house fire Wednesday morning.
Investigators not getting cooperation from some state workers in an investigation of a secret sexual harassment settlement involving four Republican lawmakers.
Kentucky's Republican governor has called on the state's former GOP House speaker to give up his seat in the legislature after privately settling a sexual harassment claim brought by a member of his staff.
Authorities say a police officer in Kentucky who's accused of assaulting a man has been arrested.
The state is dealing with an outbreak of acute hepatitis A cases.
Former youth pastor, 56-year-old Joseph Niemeyer, pleaded guilty Monday to four counts of first-degree sexual abuse and one count of first-degree sodomy,
Kentucky State Police arrested 34-year-old Daniel Gray, a patrol officer for Hopkinsville Police Department, and charged him with official misconduct
Kentucky State Police say they arrested 21-year-old Elden Shannon Muncy and charged him in connection to a double murder in Lawrence County.
32-year-old Christopher “Brandon” Petty was taken into custody and charged with child exploitation, according to Kentucky State Police.
Kentucky State Police take Douglas Elwanger into custody after they say he led them on a chase in a stolen truck.
The Kentucky State Parks system is getting ready for Christmas with several events.
A specialty license plate supporting the Alzheimer's Association is now being offered through the state.
Walmart Foundation State Giving Grants totalling more than $500,000 awarded to nonprofits in Kentucky.
An employee at a Kentucky coal mine has been sentenced for violating the federal Mine Safety and Health Act.
The National Weather Service says two people were hurt in two moderate tornados in Kentucky.
Kentucky State Police are trying to track down a driver involved in a fatal hit-and-run in LaRue County.
Kentucky Baptist Convention comes out in support of Marsy's Law, which aims to change Kentucky's constitution to give crime victims more of a voice in the judicial process and the right to be made aware of upcoming hearings or changes in their offenders' status.
UofL received a $580,000 federal grant to expand programs to train cybersecurity specialists.
18-year-old Brian Calvert of Scottsville was shot by officers at the end of the pursuit early Saturday morning in Warren County.
Winston Bennett, former University of Kentucky basketball player, was fired from his job in the Labor Cabinet after working there for 2 1/2 months.
Kentucky's Republican governor said he still plans to call a special session of the state legislature to make changes to the state's troubled public pension system.
Kentucky State Police have issued a Golden Alert for David H. Largent of Marshall County.
Kentucky is spending $500,000 to create a phone number people can call to get help with opioid addiction.
Stopping credit card skimming at gas pumps in Kentucky.
Representative Keith Hall, who was sent to prison for a bribery scheme, is facing new charges.
Kentucky's unemployment rate fell to 5 percent in October.
An Owensboro man was arrested following an undercover Internet Crimes Against Children investigation by State Police.
Kentucky officials say a bus manufacturer plans to create up to 550 full-time jobs by opening a parts-production operation in Bullitt County.
Kentucky's largest community mental health organization to merge with a city's children's residential treatment program.
State officials have signed a contract with CoreCivic to reopen the Lee Adjustment Center in Beattyville, a private prison.
The Cancer Society's Great American Smokeout kicks off today.
U.S. 60 bridge in Henderson County will be closed for two weekends next month so that crews can repair it.
State Police are trying to find a missing woman who was last seen with a man investigators consider dangerous.
The Senate has narrowly approved President Donald Trump's selection of a retired coal company executive to oversee U.S. mining safety.
A Kentucky priest convicted of sexual abuse has been released early from prison due to a terminal illness.
A Kentucky judge says the state's Republican governor can reorganize some government boards when the legislature is not in session, but he can't write new laws.
Kentucky State Police charge a 16-year-old with terroristic threatening after threats are made against student at Knox County Public Schools.
Representative Jim Wayne is calling for an investigation by the Kentucky Legislative Ethics Commission over a sexual harassment claim settlement by four House representatives.
Secretary of State Alison Lundergan Grimes is putting together a task force, focusing on legalizing medical marijuana in Kentucky.
A judge sentences Eric Easley to 12 years for child pornography.
Kentucky State Police release new details on a shooting involving two of its officers.
The Muhammad Ali Center will undergo another round of renovations including a redesign of the main lobby and retail store.
Governor Bevin wants consultants to redo their analysis of how much his proposed overhaul of the teachers' pension system would cost taxpayers.
Police say a 3-year-old boy accidentally shot himself in Louisville.
Kentucky State Police say they are looking for 30-year-old Dakota W. Reeder who escaped from the Marshal County jail Monday night.
Hotel workers are being trained to spot and help prevent human trafficking.
You can cut down your own Christmas tree at Land Between the Lakes National Recreation Area.
The University of Louisville is taking part of a research grant to strengthen the country's child welfare agency workforce.
Kentucky Senator Rand Paul returns to work following attack that left him with broken ribs.
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell says he believes women who have accused Republican Senate candidate Roy Moore of inappropriate sexual contact.
Kentucky State Police is facing a manpower shortage, according to officials.
Consultants say Kentucky's public pension debt has jumped by more than $5 billion for the fiscal year that ended June 30, 2017.
The Kentucky Derby Museum announces $6.5 million project to renovate and expand.
The Kentucky Department of Education says the public is invited to review and offer feedback and suggestions on developing Bible literacy standards for social studies courses in public schools.
101st Airborne soldier dies in non-combat incident in Iraq
Kentucky State Police have identified two men who were fatally shot after a police chase.
Northern Kentucky University has announced the appointment of its sixth president.
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell says the Senate has confirmed Robert Duncan Jr. to be U.S. attorney for the Eastern District of Kentucky.
The University of Louisville says the National Institutes of Health has given the school a $6.7 million grant to become a Superfund Research Center.
The Kentucky State Parks system is offering lodging discounts to current and former members of the nation's armed services.
The Kentucky Court of Appeals has stayed a lower court's ruling striking down a state law requiring a panel of doctors to review medical malpractice cases before going to trial.
A Lexington-based developer has been chosen to design, build, finance and operate a new state office building and parking structure in Frankfort.
An analysis of Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin's plan to overhaul the retirement system for public school teachers shows it would cost taxpayers an extra $4.4 billion over the next 20 years.
The county prosecutor in the case against a man accused of assaulting U.S. Sen. Rand Paul says criminal charges may be changed because of the severity of the lawmaker's injuries.
Kentucky Rep. Brian Linder has confirmed that he is among four Republican lawmakers who signed a settlement with a female House Republican Caucus staffer over sexual harassment allegations.
A Kentucky man charged with five counts of murder in a fatal crash has made his first appearance in court, where he was brought on a hospital gurney.
The candidate filing period for the 2018 election cycle has opened. Potential candidates can use a new filing portal on the Secretary of State's website.
Sen. Rand Paul of Kentucky says he ended up with six broken ribs after a bizarre attack by his neighbor last week while he was mowing his lawn.
A judge has set a trial date for former University of Kentucky board chairman Billy Joe Miles, who is charged with rape and sodomy.
A 73-year-old man is charged with more than 500 misdemeanor counts of cruelty to animals in connection with the largest animal seizure in Kentucky's history.
A public school board meeting was briefly adjourned when security removed demonstrators who wanted to talk about a recent fight at a Kentucky high school.
A Kentucky mother and her two children were killed in a crash in Tennessee.
Vice President Mike Pence has called Sen. Rand Paul as the Kentucky lawmaker recovers from having his ribs broken, allegedly by his longtime neighbor in a still unexplained assault.
After 27 years in the Kentucky legislature, Representative Jim Wayne announces he will not seek another term
Kentucky State Police say they have opened a death investigating after a man showed up at an emergency room suffering from a gunshot wound then died.
In honor of Veterans Day, Daniel Boone National Forest is waiving some fees.
A juvenile was arrested Monday in connection to a threat against Lewis County High School, according to a report in the Lewis County Herald.
A Calloway County man pleaded guilty Monday in a sex abuse case as part of a plea bargain with prosecutors, according to State Police.
Kentucky's House Republican leaders say they have hired a law firm to conduct an independent investigation of sexual harassment allegations against state lawmakers.
The FBI is now investigating sexual harassment and retaliation claims made by employees at Kentucky's state Capitol.
Kentucky's attorney general has sued a pharmaceutical company he says directly contributed to more than 190 opioid overdose deaths in the state.
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.
Deer hunting season starts Saturday and the Forest Service is offering tips on staying safe this season.
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.
It was a successful first year for a program at Fort Knox that helps U.S. Army personnel transition into the private workforce.
The University of Louisville says it has hired Jonathan Pruitt to serve as its chief financial officer.
Kentucky Attorney General Andy Beshear plans to announce an initiative to combat opioid overdoses and deaths on Monday.
Kentucky's Republican House speaker has resigned his leadership position after acknowledging he settled sexual harassment claims from one of his staffers last month.
A senior adviser for Rand Paul says the U.S. senator is recovering from five broken ribs following an assault at his home.
Kentucky's Republican House speaker says he has no plans to resign despite a report that he settled a sexual harassment case outside of court with a member of his staff.
The search is on for a man accused of killing his neighbor during an argument in Muhlenberg County, according to State Police.
A suspect was shot by a sheriff's detective Friday afternoon while being served with a felony arrest warrant in McCracken County, according to State Police.
A Republican lawmaker says the state's House speaker does not have the full support of the GOP caucus after a report that he settled a sexual harassment claim with one of his staffers.
House Speaker Jeff Hoover has the full support of the GOP House Caucus despite a report that he settled a sexual harassment claim with one of his staffers.
Kentucky's Republican House Speaker Jeff Hoover declared Friday that he will not give up his leadership post over reports that he settled a sexual harassment claim with one of his staffers.
Kentucky's public colleges and universities want more money, but Republican lawmakers say the best they can hope for is to break even.
A Kentucky man convicted in the stabbing deaths of his two sisters has been sentenced.
A Kentucky man has pleaded not guilty in the heat-related death of his 5-month-old daughter.
A fight at a Kentucky high school in which an officer was assaulted and a stun gun was used on a student has led the district to launch two investigations.
Enrollment is open for next year's Certified Roadside Farm Market program that helps connect farmers with consumers.
Park officials in Kentucky's largest city are recommending that council members consider banning the sale of spray paint to people who are under age 21 in an effort to fight graffiti.
Kentucky's House Republicans will meet privately to discuss the future of House Speaker Jeff Hoover after the state's largest newspaper reported that the GOP leader settled a sexual harassment claim by a member of his staff outside of court.
The CEO of Papa John's slammed the NFL's leadership and blamed protests by football players for pizza sales going cold. A day later, rival Pizza Hut said it saw no such impact. So what's going on?
A former Kentucky jailer accused of beating an inmate who later died has been sentenced to 10 1/2 years in federal prison.
Seventeen Kentucky State Resort Parks plan to serve buffets to guests on Thanksgiving Day.
Prosecutors in northern Kentucky have announced murder charges against a man blamed for a head-on traffic crash that killed five members of a family.
A tip from Interpol landed a Louisville man in jail on child pornography charges, according to the attorney general.
A federal court says attorneys for President Donald Trump can seek the dismissal of a lawsuit that accuses him of ordering supporters to rough up protesters at a Kentucky rally.
Kentucky police say a drunken driver backed his truck into a 3-year-old girl who was trick-or-treating, sending her to the hospital.
Fraudulent advertisements are being placed in the classified section of local Kentucky newspapers and online.
Officials say a Kentucky man pretending to be a police officer is facing charges after pulling over a real officer.
Kentucky Power crews and contractors headed north Tuesday to assist with power outages in Maine and Connecticut following Tropical Storm Philippe.
Twelve-million dollars being turned over to state and federal Medicaid programs in settlement with EpiPen manufacturer.
A California man was arrested inside a church that investigators say he was trying to set on fire, according to State Police.
A panel says ethics charges will proceed against a Kentucky judge who declared his conscientious objection to handling adoption cases involving gay and lesbian adults, despite his resignation last week.
Kentucky's public universities are trying to recruit former students who left without a degree to come back and finish.
State education officials say more than 7,000 Kentucky students will showcase their innovative ideas and technological savvy at regional events in coming weeks.
A Muhlenberg County man died Monday in a horrible farm accident, according to State Police.
A state judge has struck down a Kentucky law requiring a panel of doctors to review medical malpractice lawsuits before they go to trial.
Gov. Matt Bevin's office has been ordered by a federal judge to reimburse legal fees and travel expenses incurred by Planned Parenthood in an ongoing legal fight involving abortion.
Kentucky officials are urging motorists to watch for deer along roadways, especially over the next couple of months
Western Kentucky University regents have approved a five-year plan to promote diversity, equity and inclusion on the Bowling Green campus.
Kentucky's Republican governor is traveling the state to promote a bill that would make significant changes to one of the country's worst funded public pension systems.
You can get rid of potentially dangerous expired, unused and unwanted prescription drugs for free Saturday across Kentucky.
Open Enrollment for 2018 Marketplace health insurance plans at healthcare.gov is quickly approaching.
Police say six teenagers have been shot in Kentucky. No deaths have been reported.
The country's acting health chief was asked to spend more money to fight the Opioid epidemic during a stop in Lexington Friday.
Officials warn residents about scammers posing as a sheriff's deputy.
Federal authorities say a deadly robbery at a Hispanic grocery store in Kentucky is connected to a robbery spree across three states.
Kentucky officials say they expect the Trump administration to approve the state's request to overhaul its Medicaid program.
Utility regulators say Kentuckians who heat their homes with natural gas will see somewhat higher prices compared to a year ago.
Kentucky officials say unemployment rates fell in 102 of the state's 120 counties between September 2016 and September 2017.
A Kentucky woman who investigators say killed her newborn child has been charged with murder.
A criminal case against a former deputy jailer that resulted from inmates' complaints of mistreatment has been dismissed.
Officials say five people including three children have been killed in a head-on crash on a two-lane highway in northern Kentucky.
A public-private partnership will fund a new soccer stadium and mixed-use development in Kentucky's largest city.
A former Kentucky State Board of Elections staff member says his termination this week was in retaliation for accusing the Secretary of State's Office of improperly gathering voter information during campaigns.
Kentucky's judicial disciplinary commission says a judge who declared his conscientious objection to handling adoption cases involving gay and lesbian adults is resigning from the bench.
The Kentucky Education Association took issue Wednesday with the state's legislative leadership over the underfunded public pension system.
Kentucky Power awards a $500,000 American Electric Power (AEP) Foundation grant for a virtual learning project for eastern Kentucky students.
Hiring begins Monday for temporary workers at the Kentucky Exposition Center in Louisville.
State Police say a woman who was shot and killed Monday by a Shelbyville Police officer had a gun when she was confronted by police.
The list of stores closing Thanksgiving Day continues to grow under the pressure of negative public opinion, according to BestBlackFriday.com.
The Kentucky Senate's top leader says "systemic" problems in the teachers' retirement system are a main factor for the pension system's funding woes.
The Kentucky State Board of Elections has fired its top two staff members, who say they were not provided with an explanation for their termination.
A ruling by Kentucky's attorney general says the University of Louisville violated the state's open records law by denying a newspaper's request for emails on the former university president's hard drive.
State education officials in Kentucky say a $24.9 million grant will help develop pre-literacy skills as well as stronger reading and writing skills.
College students pursuing careers in agriculture or government can apply for internships in the Kentucky Department of Agriculture.
An audit finds millions in inappropriately awarded claims in the state's Workers' Compensation Program under the previous administration.
Juvenile justice officials in Kentucky are launching an incentive fund for local programs that supervise young offenders in the community.
A judge has postponed the trial of a former Kentucky high school principal facing dozens of child pornography counts stemming from allegations that he uploaded nude images from students' confiscated cellphones.
Gov. Matt Bevin says the actual legislation aimed at shoring up Kentucky's woefully underfunded public retirement systems will be unveiled soon.
Republican Sen. Rand Paul of Kentucky is calling GOP colleague Lindsey Graham a "warmonger" in a tweet that goes beyond a mere difference in worldviews.
Kentucky receives grant money to pay crime victim compensation claims and to meet the needs of crime victims.
Shoe Carnival announced Monday its stores will be closed on Thanksgiving Day this year.
A councilman in Kentucky's largest city says he will subpoena a reporter to testify during a trial to decide whether to remove him from office.
A Republican lawmaker in Kentucky has filed legislation that would ban protesters from blocking the streets without a permit and shield drivers who unintentionally hit them from criminal and civil penalties.
Authorities say child porn charges against a Kentucky middle school teacher sparked an investigation that led to the arrests of another teacher and an assistant police chief.
A city attorney in Kentucky says a conflict with the city council led to his resignation.
Kentucky State University has formally installed M. Christopher Brown II as its president.
Midwest retailer Meijer Inc. says it's recalling some packaged produce items in six states due to potential listeria contamination.
State health officials in Kentucky say there's a new way to keep track of flu outbreaks.
A Kentucky senator wants to add animals to a current law that allows people to break into cars in order to save a child.
Lane closures are scheduled along the Hal Rogers Parkway in Clay County beginning Monday morning.
A federal judge has struck down Kentucky's restrictions on Internet access for registered sex offenders, saying they are too broad and violate First Amendment rights.
An environmental preservation group has purchased nearly 2,000 acres in an effort to preserve lands around Pine Mountain in far eastern Kentucky.
After more than a decade of reviews and debate, the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs has formally selected the site for a new VA hospital in Kentucky's largest city.
State parks officials say Levi Jackson State Park in Kentucky has opened a new 7-mile mountain bike trail.
A Louisville attorney charged with theft by deception in connection to his private law practice turned himself-in Friday morning, according to KSP.
Attorney General Andy Beshear Thursday announced his office secured $1.3 million for the state’s General Fund from a settlement against General Motors (GM) for violating Kentucky’s Consumer Protection Act.
A Russell Springs man admits to having sex with an underage girl, according to the Russell County Sheriff's Office.
Some of Kentucky's retired lawmakers living on public pensions of more than $100,000 a year would lose most of that money if a proposal from Republican Gov. Matt Bevin becomes law.
Attorney General Andy Beshear Thursday announced that his office has won the final appeal in a case requiring American National University of Kentucky to pay $147,000 in civil monetary sanctions.
Fort Knox's Gen. George Patton Museum is closing for six months for renovations.
Former coach Rick Pitino talked to ESPN in detail about a federal investigation into the bribery of student-athletes was made public.
Kentucky agriculture officials say the application period has opened for people wanting to participate next year in the state's hemp research pilot program.
Pine Mountain State Resort Park in eastern Kentucky is planning a two-day workshop for people wanting to learn about fly fishing.
A Kentucky chiropractor originally charged with sexually abusing his patients has accepted a plea deal that could allow him to resume practicing within a year.
Kentucky's public and independent colleges and universities conferred a record 70,146 degrees and credentials during the 2016-17 academic year.
A Murray State graduate who works in Louisville as a nurse is competing on this season's "Survivor" on CBS.
Governor Bevin, ceremonially signed a bill Tuesday that enables the creation of public charter schools for the first time in the Commonwealth.
Kentucky's Republican governor says he is close to calling state lawmakers back into session so they can make changes to one of the country's worst-funded public pension systems.
The Chicago Department of Aviation fired two security officers involved in dragging a doctor from Kentucky off a United Airlines flight after he refused to give up his seat.
A federal indictment claims a fugitive Kentucky lawyer involved in a Social Security fraud case had help in the escape plot he hatched a year before his disappearance.
Brown-Forman Corp. has hired a manager for its Old Forester Distillery in Louisville.
State Police say an inmate from Louisville escaped while being transported from Green County to the Taylor County Jail Monday evening.
A judge has ordered Kentucky State University to let the attorney general examine some documents about alleged sexual misconduct of some of the school's employees.
State Police arrested the assistant police chief in Providence for failing to report criminal activity or taking enforcement action.
Kentucky is sending more people to Florida to help victims of Hurricane Irma.
The University of Louisville is planning activities later this month to raise awareness for responsible environmental stewardship.
Statistics show that the University of Louisville's enrollment and growth have been relatively unscathed so far during a series of scandals at the school.
Louisville's Athletic Association has officially fired coach Rick Pitino amid a federal corruption probe.
State Police say a motorcyclist failed to make a curve in the road and died in a crash in Adair County Saturday.
State Police say one person was killed and another injured in a violent crash in Cumberland County.
A Fulton County escapee was captured Friday night in Union City, Tennessee, according to State Police.
The federal government will spend $3 million to fix a nearly 180-year-old western Kentucky dam that affects the water supply for nearly 50,000 people.
A federal judge says it was unreasonable for a Kentucky sheriff's deputy to handcuff two unruly elementary school students and has ruled the county government is liable for the officer's conduct.
A Kentucky jail officer has been suspended for firing a gun in a grocery store parking lot while confronting a shoplifting suspect.
State Police say an Adair County man was arrested Friday and charged with murdering his wife.
A Kentucky county is preparing to expand its infrastructure to accommodate the upcoming $1.3-billion Braidy Industries aluminum rolling mill.