Health Department issues alert about outbreak of Shigella in Nelson and Hardin Counties
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Health Department issues alert about outbreak of Shigella in Nelson and Hardin Counties

Shigella is a bacteria or germ that infects the bowels.
ATF, firearms industry offer reward in Louisville firearms theft
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ATF, firearms industry offer reward in Louisville firearms theft

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. 
“Be Our Guest” on the opening night of Beauty and the Beast
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“Be Our Guest” on the opening night of Beauty and the Beast

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.
Beshear reaches settlement with Louisville-based heating and cooling business
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Beshear reaches settlement with Louisville-based heating and cooling business

More than 7,100 Kentucky customers to obtain extended warranty on HVAC unit
Lawyers want release of former Oxycontin leader’s testimony
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Lawyers want release of former Oxycontin leader’s testimony

The Kentucky Attorney General's office sued Purdue Pharma in 2007 for its deceptive marketing of OxyContin, an addictive prescription painkiller.
Attempted murder of a police officer investigation in McCreary County
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Attempted murder of a police officer investigation in McCreary County

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.
Campaign aims to deter impaired boating
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Campaign aims to deter impaired boating

A statement from the Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources says the initiative called Operation Dry Water will be conducted June 30-July2.
Kentucky State wins grant to promote science, math education
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Kentucky State wins grant to promote science, math education

The university says the grant totals $147,469 over three years and comes from the U.S. Department of Agriculture.
Police: Kentucky corrections officer shot in home break-in
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Police: Kentucky corrections officer shot in home break-in

Police said on Facebook that the Louisville Metro Corrections officer was shot Saturday at his Clarksville, Indiana home.
Analysis shows slight advantage for GOP in Kentucky House districts
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Analysis shows slight advantage for GOP in Kentucky House districts

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.
Kentucky hometown cheers Craft nomination for ambassador
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Kentucky hometown cheers Craft nomination for ambassador

Former Democratic State Rep. Bobby Richardson, a longtime family friend, called Craft personable and intelligent, saying she would "advocate what the country wants."
Kentucky bluegrass music festival cancelled after heavy rain
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Kentucky bluegrass music festival cancelled after heavy rain

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."
Tropical storm cindy hits kentucky hard
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Tropical storm cindy hits kentucky hard

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 […]
Kentucky House delegation honors Senator Jim Bunning
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Kentucky House delegation honors Senator Jim Bunning

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
Governor Bevin continues to fight for Kentuckians right-to-work
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Governor Bevin continues to fight for Kentuckians right-to-work

The historic new law protects employees in the Commonwealth from being forced to pay union dues in order to keep their jobs.
Kentucky State Police remember Trooper Eric Chrisman on second anniversary
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Kentucky State Police remember Trooper Eric Chrisman on second anniversary

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.
Embattled U of L Foundation fires former president’s aide
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Embattled U of L Foundation fires former president’s aide

News outlets report Kathleen Smith, the chief of staff for James Ramsey, was terminated Thursday, 40 days before her employment contract expired.
Attorney General Becerra: Alabama, Kentucky, South Dakota and Texas added to list of restricted state travel
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Attorney General Becerra: Alabama, Kentucky, South Dakota and Texas added to list of restricted state travel

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.
Work on bridge linking Ohio, Kentucky to slow traffic
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Work on bridge linking Ohio, Kentucky to slow traffic

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.
Kentucky State Fair looking for entries in 32 categories
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Kentucky State Fair looking for entries in 32 categories

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 ID officer shot in foot, suspect in Kentucky
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Police ID officer shot in foot, suspect in Kentucky

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.
Former girls basketball coach pleads guilty to sex charge
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Former girls basketball coach pleads guilty to sex charge

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.
Man’s body found in burned camper trailer in Kentucky
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Man’s body found in burned camper trailer in Kentucky

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.
Teenager drowns in Kentucky pond during heavy rains
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Teenager drowns in Kentucky pond during heavy rains

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 extends partnership with Kentucky Speedway
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Alsco extends partnership with Kentucky Speedway

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.
Governor Bevin orders flags to half-staff Friday in honor of Fort Campbell soldier
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Governor Bevin orders flags to half-staff Friday in honor of Fort Campbell soldier

According to the Department of Defense, Sgt. Bays died on June 10, 2017 in Peka Valley, Nangarhar Province, Afghanistan, of gunshot wounds sustained there.
Former North Korea Detainee, Otto Warmbier to be laid to rest
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Former North Korea Detainee, Otto Warmbier to be laid to rest

An Ohio college student who died after being detained in north korea will be laid to rest Thursday.
Louisville officer recovering after being shot in foot
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Louisville officer recovering after being shot in foot

A Metro Police Officer shot overnight should make a full recovery after attempting to stop a man breaking into homes.
State worker files whistleblower lawsuit against courts
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State worker files whistleblower lawsuit against courts

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.
Kentucky to appeal ruling striking down parts of ethics law
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Kentucky to appeal ruling striking down parts of ethics law

A Kentucky ethics commission says it will appeal a federal judge's order allowing lobbyists to donate to political campaigns.
Annual counts find 4,025 homeless in Kentucky
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Annual counts find 4,025 homeless in Kentucky

Officials say annual counts have found 4,025 homeless people living in Kentucky.
Churchill investing $60 million in new gambling facility
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Churchill investing $60 million in new gambling facility

A look ahead at a newly approved facility in Louisville.
Churchill Downs wins initial approval for gambling machines
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Churchill Downs wins initial approval for gambling machines

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.
Police officer files whistleblower lawsuit after demotion
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Police officer files whistleblower lawsuit after demotion

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.
KSP: Fleming Co. Man charged with child exploitation
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KSP: Fleming Co. Man charged with child exploitation

State Police say 35-year-old David L. Spencer of Wallingford was arrested on Monday for child exploitation.
Kentucky attorney general sues GOP governor for fourth time
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Kentucky attorney general sues GOP governor for fourth time

Kentucky's Democratic attorney general has sued the state's Republican governor for the fourth time.
Proposal seeks more land for small-game hunting
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Proposal seeks more land for small-game hunting

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.
Dems hit secrecy of GOP health care bill, threaten delays
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Dems hit secrecy of GOP health care bill, threaten delays

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 boy’s killing taken down
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Signs seeking information about boy’s killing taken down

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.
GOP’s health care rollback collides with the opioid epidemic
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GOP’s health care rollback collides with the opioid epidemic

The Republican campaign to roll back former President Barack Obama's heath care law is colliding with the opioid epidemic.
Kentucky seeking more diversity in adoptive families
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Kentucky seeking more diversity in adoptive families

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.
Kentucky law shields supermarkets to increase food donations
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Kentucky law shields supermarkets to increase food donations

A new Kentucky law will shield entities donating food to nonprofits from liability with the goal of increasing food donations.
Kentucky Supreme Court to hear UofL case in August
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Kentucky Supreme Court to hear UofL case in August

The Kentucky Supreme Court has scheduled a hearing in a lawsuit pitting the Republican governor against the state's Democratic attorney general.
New resource to help fight heroin, opioid epidemic
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New resource to help fight heroin, opioid epidemic

A Kentucky community has a new resource to help fight the heroin and opioid epidemic.
Traffic stop leads to drug bust
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Traffic stop leads to drug bust

State Police say a traffic stop landed a Marshall County woman in jail on drug charges Friday afternoon.
Kentucky businesses break filing records ahead of deadline
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Kentucky businesses break filing records ahead of deadline

For the second year in a row, Kentucky businesses break filing records ahead of the June 30 deadline.
Former Kentucky sheriff charged with embezzlement
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Former Kentucky sheriff charged with embezzlement

A former Kentucky sheriff has been charged with embezzling money while in office.
Bevin alters executive order as lawsuit threat looms
1 week ago
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Bevin alters executive order as lawsuit threat looms

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.
Board OKs new funding model for universities
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Board OKs new funding model for universities

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.
Board OKs tuition increases at most Kentucky universities
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Board OKs tuition increases at most Kentucky universities

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.
With fewer refugees, agencies’ futures are uncertain
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With fewer refugees, agencies’ futures are uncertain

The future of Kentucky refugee agencies is unclear as fewer-than-normal refugees arrive in the state.
2 Kentucky men indicted for dealing deadly ‘pink’ drug
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2 Kentucky men indicted for dealing deadly ‘pink’ drug

Two western Kentucky men have been indicted on charges they sold an illegal drug that caused a death.
Names chosen for 2 maned wolf pups at Louisville Zoo
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Names chosen for 2 maned wolf pups at Louisville Zoo

Two maned wolf pups at the Louisville Zoo now have names thanks to an online contest.
KSP asks for help identifying theft suspects
2 weeks ago
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KSP asks for help identifying theft suspects

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.
Bevin among governors meeting with Trump on job training
2 weeks ago
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Bevin among governors meeting with Trump on job training

Kentucky Republican Gov. Matt Bevin is among the governors meeting with President Donald Trump.
U of L Men’s basketball penalized by NCAA
2 weeks ago
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U of L Men’s basketball penalized by NCAA

If you love or hate the University of Louisville men's basketball program, you'll want to hear this.
Dave Armstrong, former Louisville mayor, dies
2 weeks ago
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Dave Armstrong, former Louisville mayor, dies

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.
Beshear holds off suing governor for restructuring boards
2 weeks ago
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Beshear holds off suing governor for restructuring boards

Kentucky's Democratic attorney general says he'll hold off suing Republican Gov. Matt Bevin over his executive order restructuring several public education boards.
Consultant sentenced to prison for part in kickback scheme
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Consultant sentenced to prison for part in kickback scheme

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.
Pitino blasts NCAA decision, defends his program
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Pitino blasts NCAA decision, defends his program

The NCAA has suspended Louisville basketball coach Rick Pitino for five Atlantic Coast Conference games following its sex scandal investigation.
Lawsuit challenges Kentucky’s medical marijuana ban
2 weeks ago
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Lawsuit challenges Kentucky’s medical marijuana ban

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.
Officials: Four Kentucky National Guard Soldiers arrested
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Officials: Four Kentucky National Guard Soldiers arrested

State Police say they have arrested four Kentucky National Guard Soldiers following the investigation of a sexual assault in Calloway County.
Kentucky’s largest lobbyist opposes ethics ruling
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Kentucky’s largest lobbyist opposes ethics ruling

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 […]
Work completed on Fort Campbell solar array
2 weeks ago
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Work completed on Fort Campbell solar array

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 […]
Body of missing Kentucky biker found in upstate NY woods
2 weeks ago
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Body of missing Kentucky biker found in upstate NY woods

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.
West Virginia miner killed; state investigating
2 weeks ago
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West Virginia miner killed; state investigating

Authorities say a 32-year-old miner has been killed at a mine in southern West Virginia.
Senator Rand Paul at congressional baseball practice during shooting
2 weeks ago
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Senator Rand Paul at congressional baseball practice during shooting

Senator Rand Paul was in Virginia during the congressional baseball practice shooting.
Kentucky Leaders Comment on Virginia shooting
2 weeks ago
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Kentucky Leaders Comment on Virginia shooting

Kentucky leaders comment on the shooting that occurred Tuesday morning at the congressional baseball practice in Virginia.
Adoption ‘czar’ contract clears legislative panel
2 weeks ago
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Adoption ‘czar’ contract clears legislative panel

A legislative committee has approved a Southern Baptist professor's $250,000 state contract to review Kentucky's troubled child welfare system.
Illinois man found guilty in Ohio in ex-girlfriend’s slaying
2 weeks ago
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Illinois man found guilty in Ohio in ex-girlfriend’s slaying

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 to send chicken sandwich to edge of space on balloon
2 weeks ago
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KFC to send chicken sandwich to edge of space on balloon

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.
Judge to hear challenge to new Indiana abortion restrictions
2 weeks ago
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Judge to hear challenge to new Indiana abortion restrictions

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.
Fishermen find body of 16-year-old girl missing since April
2 weeks ago
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Fishermen find body of 16-year-old girl missing since April

Police say two fishermen have found the body of a 16-year-old Kentucky girl who was reported missing in April.
Bevin appoints group to help disabled, others get jobs
2 weeks ago
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Bevin appoints group to help disabled, others get jobs

Kentucky's Republican governor has appointed an advisory group to study policies that will help foster children, the disabled and others get a job.
Statewide victim advocates map created for Kentuckians
2 weeks ago
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Statewide victim advocates map created for Kentuckians

A statewide victim advocacy map has been created to strengthen and publicize the network of victim advocacy groups across Kentucky.
GOP lawmaker: Bevin’s executive order concerning
2 weeks ago
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GOP lawmaker: Bevin’s executive order concerning

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.
3 Fort Campbell soldiers killed in gunfire in Afghanistan
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3 Fort Campbell soldiers killed in gunfire in Afghanistan

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.
Businessman who sold house to Bevin could reap tax benefit
2 weeks ago
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Businessman who sold house to Bevin could reap tax benefit

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.
GOP shrugs off Comey revelations, sticks with Trump
2 weeks ago
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GOP shrugs off Comey revelations, sticks with Trump

It's business as usual for congressional Republicans as they focus on the political and legislative agenda ahead.
Kentucky wants to opt out of federal gas program
2 weeks ago
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Kentucky wants to opt out of federal gas program

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.
Historic L&N Railroad sign to be restored
2 weeks ago
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Historic L&N Railroad sign to be restored

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.
Tennessee man sentenced in Kentucky jail kickback scheme
2 weeks ago
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Tennessee man sentenced in Kentucky jail kickback scheme

A Tennessee businessman has been sentenced to nearly three years in prison in connection with a conspiracy involving jail construction in Kentucky.
University of Louisville Foundation CFO put on paid leave
2 weeks ago
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University of Louisville Foundation CFO put on paid leave

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.
Judge throws out ethics rules for Ky. lobbyists, lawmakers
3 weeks ago
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Judge throws out ethics rules for Ky. lobbyists, lawmakers

A federal judge has thrown out much of Kentucky's ethics law regulating contact between legislators and lobbyists.
FBI plans minority recruitment event in Kentucky
3 weeks ago
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FBI plans minority recruitment event in Kentucky

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 to begin construction in Kentucky
3 weeks ago
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Google Fiber to begin construction in Kentucky

Google Fiber will begin building its ultrafast network in a Kentucky city.
Kentucky court weighs new evidence in ‘satanic’ killing case
3 weeks ago
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Kentucky court weighs new evidence in ‘satanic’ killing case

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.
Kentucky judge faces more human trafficking charges
3 weeks ago
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Kentucky judge faces more human trafficking charges

A former Kentucky judge now faces more human trafficking charges.
Bevin: Special session will happen after Aug. 15
3 weeks ago
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Bevin: Special session will happen after Aug. 15

Kentucky's Republican governor says a special session of the state legislature will happen after Aug. 15.
Kentucky governor says house is worth $1.6 million
3 weeks ago
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Kentucky governor says house is worth $1.6 million

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.
Livingston Awards honor work of younger journalists
3 weeks ago
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Livingston Awards honor work of younger journalists

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.
Kentucky police chopper was unavailable during park shooting
3 weeks ago
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Kentucky police chopper was unavailable during park shooting

A Kentucky city's sole police helicopter was out of commission for repairs during a fatal Memorial Day shooting.
Kentucky supplier recalls more than 22,000 pounds of beef
3 weeks ago
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Kentucky supplier recalls more than 22,000 pounds of beef

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:  Synthetic oil outperforms conventional oil in tests
3 weeks ago
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AAA: Synthetic oil outperforms conventional oil in tests

AAA says it found that synthetic engine oil outperformed conventional oil by an average of nearly 50 percent in its independent evaluation.
Labor Cabinet collects $325,445.06 in unpaid wages in May
3 weeks ago
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Labor Cabinet collects $325,445.06 in unpaid wages in May

Last month, the Labor Cabinet recouped $325,445.06 in unpaid wages for Kentucky workers.
Kentucky police say driver killed after firing at officers
3 weeks ago
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Kentucky police say driver killed after firing at officers

Kentucky State Police say a driver who led officers on a chase through four counties over two hours has been fatally shot.
Beshear: Stop delaying student loan forgiveness
3 weeks ago
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Beshear: Stop delaying student loan forgiveness

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.
McConnell delivers senate tribute honoring the life of Jim Bunning
3 weeks ago
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McConnell delivers senate tribute honoring the life of Jim Bunning

Mitch McConnell delivered remarks Monday on the U.S. Senate floor honoring the life of Jim Bunning.
Kentucky governor faces second ethics complaint over home
3 weeks ago
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Kentucky governor faces second ethics complaint over home

A Kentucky lawmaker has filed an ethics complaint raising questions about the purchase of Gov. Matt Bevin's personal home.
Kentucky hospitals say drug overdoses constrain resources
3 weeks ago
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Kentucky hospitals say drug overdoses constrain resources

Amid the opioid epidemic in Kentucky, hospitals say overdoses have strained emergency rooms.
Coal Academy offering free mining course in 2 locations
3 weeks ago
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Coal Academy offering free mining course in 2 locations

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 secretary of state traveling to Taiwan
3 weeks ago
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Kentucky secretary of state traveling to Taiwan

Kentucky's secretary of state is traveling to Asia for an international trade mission.
Child dies after falling into manure pit
3 weeks ago
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Child dies after falling into manure pit

A child died after falling into a manure pit, according to the Christian County deputy coroner.
Mountain Parkway ramps closing this week
3 weeks ago
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Mountain Parkway ramps closing this week

Two ramps on the Mountain Parkway in Magoffin County will close early this week as workers continue major construction on the parkway near Salyersville.
Traffic stop leads to meth bust
3 weeks ago
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Traffic stop leads to meth bust

State Police say a traffic stop led to the arrest of a Daviess County man on drug charges.
Gov. Bevin under scrutiny for mansion purchase
3 weeks ago
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Gov. Bevin under scrutiny for mansion purchase

We have new information regarding the debate over Governor Matt Bevin's home.
Former US Senator buried in Covington
3 weeks ago
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Former US Senator buried in Covington

Former US Senator buried in Covington
Muhammad Ali’s hometown fights explosion of violence, deaths
3 weeks ago
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Muhammad Ali’s hometown fights explosion of violence, deaths

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.
Gov. Bevin: Put flags at half-staff to honor former Sen. Bunning
4 weeks ago
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Gov. Bevin: Put flags at half-staff to honor former Sen. Bunning

Governor Bevin has directed that flags across Kentucky be flown at half-staff starting at 2 p.m. Friday
Auditor will examine finances of state court system
4 weeks ago
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Auditor will examine finances of state court system

Kentucky's Republican auditor says he will review the finances of the state's court system.
Transportation Cabinet urges caution during the US 68 yard sale
4 weeks ago
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Transportation Cabinet urges caution during the US 68 yard sale

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 to celebrate 225th anniversary with events
4 weeks ago
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Kentucky to celebrate 225th anniversary with events

Kentucky is celebrating its 225th anniversary of statehood with events beginning this week.
Man fearing pig attack fires shots at porker that was a pet
4 weeks ago
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Man fearing pig attack fires shots at porker that was a pet

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.
Attorney: Accusation against police detective ‘defamatory’
4 weeks ago
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Attorney: Accusation against police detective ‘defamatory’

The attorney for a Kentucky State Police detective sued by a man who says he was framed for murder says the accusation is "defamatory."
6 Western Kentucky football players, 1 ex-player indicted
4 weeks ago
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6 Western Kentucky football players, 1 ex-player indicted

Six current Western Kentucky University football players and a former player have been indicted in an assault case at a campus fraternity.
Kentucky governor calls for prayer groups to combat violence
4 weeks ago
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Kentucky governor calls for prayer groups to combat violence

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.
AAA:  New teen drivers three times as likely to be involved in a deadly crash
4 weeks ago
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AAA: New teen drivers three times as likely to be involved in a deadly crash

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.
Kentucky judge orders probation in death of newborn at store
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Kentucky judge orders probation in death of newborn at store

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.
Princeton teenager charged with murder
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Princeton teenager charged with murder

State Police charged a Princeton teenager with murder after a body was found in a home in Lyon County on Tuesday.
Facing deficit, Bevin administration orders 1 percent cuts
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Facing deficit, Bevin administration orders 1 percent cuts

Kentucky's state agencies will cut 1 percent from their budgets to help avoid a $113 million shortfall.
KSP:  Man killed in crash, driver ran from scene
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KSP: Man killed in crash, driver ran from scene

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.
Kentucky man sentenced in jail kickback scheme
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Kentucky man sentenced in jail kickback scheme

An 80-year-old Kentucky businessman who pleaded guilty in a conspiracy involving jail construction has been sentenced to probation.
2 killed in motorcycle accident in Kentucky
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2 killed in motorcycle accident in Kentucky

Kentucky State Police say two people have died in a motorcycle accident.
Churchill Downs moves online wagering operations to Kentucky
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Churchill Downs moves online wagering operations to Kentucky

The parent company of Churchill Downs racetrack, home of the Kentucky Derby, has moved its online wagering operations from Silicon Valley to Kentucky.
Owners of Ali’s boyhood home warn of possible closing
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Owners of Ali’s boyhood home warn of possible closing

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.
Kentucky woman cited for having gun at West Virginia airport
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Kentucky woman cited for having gun at West Virginia airport

A Kentucky woman has been cited after trying to bring a loaded gun onto a plane at a West Virginia airport.
Louisville police officer under investigation for sex abuse
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Louisville police officer under investigation for sex abuse

A fourth Louisville Metro Police Department officer has been tied to a child sex abuse lawsuit against the department's Youth Explorers program.
Duke wins OK to install meters that can be read remotely
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Duke wins OK to install meters that can be read remotely

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.
Senators’ demands underscore McConnell’s health care problem
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Senators’ demands underscore McConnell’s health care problem

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell wants to write a Republican-only health care bill he can push through the Senate.
KSP to hold series of recruitment town hall meetings
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KSP to hold series of recruitment town hall meetings

Kentucky State Police will host a series of recruitment town hall meetings across the state beginning May 31.
Hardin County man charged in child porn case
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Hardin County man charged in child porn case

A Hardin County man was charged in connection to a child pornography case, according to State Police Electronic Crimes Branch.
Deceased teen’s caretakers charged with manslaughter
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Deceased teen’s caretakers charged with manslaughter

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 to skip Belmont Stakes
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Kentucky Derby winner Always Dreaming to skip Belmont Stakes

Kentucky Derby winner Always Dreaming will skip the Belmont Stakes next month after finishing eighth in the Preakness.
Steve Asmussen saddles 600th winner at Churchill Downs
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Steve Asmussen saddles 600th winner at Churchill Downs

Steve Asmussen became just the third trainer in Churchill Downs history to saddle 600 winners when he won Friday's second race.
Bevin: Kentucky breaks record for business investments
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Bevin: Kentucky breaks record for business investments

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.
Governor discounts complaint as ‘mumbo jumbo’
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Governor discounts complaint as ‘mumbo jumbo’

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.
State launches new complaint and compliance hotline
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State launches new complaint and compliance hotline

The state launched a new complaint and compliance hotline for residents and state employees on Thursday.
Total Solar Eclipse expected to bring thousands to western Kentucky
1 month ago
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Total Solar Eclipse expected to bring thousands to western Kentucky

A Total Solar Eclipse in August is expected to bring thousands of visitors to western Kentucky.
Beshear:  Steep prescription discounts sign of fake pharmacy scam
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Beshear: Steep prescription discounts sign of fake pharmacy scam

Steep prescription discounts sign of a fake pharmacy scam, according to Attorney General Andy Beshear.
UPDATE:  Workers agree to return to work on Kentucky hotel project
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UPDATE: Workers agree to return to work on Kentucky hotel project

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.
Memorial service to honor fallen troopers and officers
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Memorial service to honor fallen troopers and officers

Fallen state troopers and officers are honored at Memorial Service at KSP Training Academy in Frankfort.
Senate acts on Trump pick, promotes judge to appeals court
1 month ago
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Senate acts on Trump pick, promotes judge to appeals court

The Senate has elevated a federal trial court judge in Kentucky to fill the first appeals court vacancy in more than a year.
TN woman sentenced to 3 years for identity theft and tax fraud conspiracy
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TN woman sentenced to 3 years for identity theft and tax fraud conspiracy

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.
Lawsuit asks judge to block Kentucky’s right-to-work law
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Lawsuit asks judge to block Kentucky’s right-to-work law

Organized labor is fighting back against Kentucky's right-to-work law.
Hotel construction workers walk off site in protest of wages
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Hotel construction workers walk off site in protest of wages

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.
Over 3K vets hired in Walmart Veterans Welcome Home Commitment
1 month ago
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Over 3K vets hired in Walmart Veterans Welcome Home Commitment

On Thursday, Walmart announced it has hired 3,375 veterans across the Commonwealth since introducing its Veterans Welcome Home Commitment in May 2013.
Kentucky park lodge reopens after repairs from fire
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Kentucky park lodge reopens after repairs from fire

A Kentucky park lodge has reopened after repairs from a fire that closed the building in 2015.
Kentucky to receive $500K in Johnson & Johnson settlement
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Kentucky to receive $500K in Johnson & Johnson settlement

Kentucky will receive more than a half-million dollars in a settlement with a Johnson & Johnson subsidiary over nonprescription drugs.
Trial set for Amish over horse poop-catching bag violations
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Trial set for Amish over horse poop-catching bag violations

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.
Woman hit by train in Kentucky dies
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Woman hit by train in Kentucky dies

A woman has died after she was hit by a train in Kentucky.
Detention facility where teen died to close
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Detention facility where teen died to close

A juvenile detention center where a 16-year-old girl died last year is being shut down.
Beshear says book is about making government work again
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Beshear says book is about making government work again

Former Kentucky Gov. Steve Beshear says his new book is about how to make government work again.
Senate to vote on Kentucky judge’s appeals court nomination
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Senate to vote on Kentucky judge’s appeals court nomination

U.S. Sen. Mitch McConnell says a Kentucky judge nominated for the appeals court will get a vote in the Senate.
Ag Commissioner warns farmers of hay-buying scam
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Ag Commissioner warns farmers of hay-buying scam

Kentucky Commissioner of Agriculture Ryan Quarles is cautioning area farmers to stay alert for possible scams targeting hay buyers and sellers.
Former pharm execs agree to fines, cooperation in generic drug investigation
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Former pharm execs agree to fines, cooperation in generic drug investigation

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.
Judges tell lawmakers to hire more social workers
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Judges tell lawmakers to hire more social workers

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.
Beshear: Target pays Kentucky $200,000 in penalties
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Beshear: Target pays Kentucky $200,000 in penalties

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.
McConnell releases statement on Manchester terror attack
1 month ago
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McConnell releases statement on Manchester terror attack

“What we saw in Manchester last night almost defies description."
Kentucky needs $700 million more per year for pension debt
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Kentucky needs $700 million more per year for pension debt

Independent consultants say Kentucky taxpayers need to spend an extra $700 million each year to keep their troubled public pension systems afloat.
UPDATE: Gov. Bevin: 7-year-old’s shooting death ‘unacceptable’
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UPDATE: Gov. Bevin: 7-year-old’s shooting death ‘unacceptable’

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.
Ex-MotoGP champion & Owensboro native Hayden dies after bicycle crash
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Ex-MotoGP champion & Owensboro native Hayden dies after bicycle crash

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.
Justices won’t hear appeal over release of federal mug shots
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Justices won’t hear appeal over release of federal mug shots

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.
Owensboro PD looking for “person of interest” in shoplifting case
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Owensboro PD looking for “person of interest” in shoplifting case

The Owensboro Police Department has released a surveillance photograph of a man they say is a "person of interest" in a shoplifting incident.
House seller invested $300K in company partly owned by Bevin
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House seller invested $300K in company partly owned by Bevin

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.
Paul: Medicaid expansion too expensive to continue
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Paul: Medicaid expansion too expensive to continue

U.S. Sen. Rand Paul told a group of eastern Kentucky doctors that Kentucky's Medicaid expansion was too expensive to continue.
Woman pleads guilty in connection to western Kentucky deaths
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Woman pleads guilty in connection to western Kentucky deaths

A woman has pleaded guilty in connection with the slaying of a family in Trigg County in 2014.
Guilty plea from woman indicted in family killings case
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Guilty plea from woman indicted in family killings case

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.
Judge opposed to gay adoptions has rule change blocked
1 month ago
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Judge opposed to gay adoptions has rule change blocked

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.
Always Dreaming heavily favored in early Preakness wagering
1 month ago
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Always Dreaming heavily favored in early Preakness wagering

Kentucky Derby winner Always Dreaming is taking heavy action in early wagering for this weekend's Preakness.
McCracken County deputy jailer charged with misconduct
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McCracken County deputy jailer charged with misconduct

A McCracken County grand jury has indicted a local deputy jailer after an investigation into multiple complaints from inmates alleging mistreatment.
Northern Kentucky cities hold campaign against opioid abuse
1 month ago
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Northern Kentucky cities hold campaign against opioid abuse

The cities of Erlanger and Union are each conducting public awareness campaigns this weekend to take on Kentucky's opioid crisis.
Kentucky’s retirement debt soars after pessimistic outlook
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Kentucky’s retirement debt soars after pessimistic outlook

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 IN & KY, ACLU challenge new Indiana abortion law
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Planned Parenthood of IN & KY, ACLU challenge new Indiana abortion law

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.
Two charged in March 2016 Eddyville burglary
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Two charged in March 2016 Eddyville burglary

Kentucky State Police say they have made two arrests in connection to a March 2016 burglary.
Audit: Annual payments on Yum Center debt were late
1 month ago
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Audit: Annual payments on Yum Center debt were late

Kentucky's auditor says deadlines were missed in making annual payments under the Yum Center's lease agreement.
Kentucky Catholic priest reaches plea deal on sex abuse
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Kentucky Catholic priest reaches plea deal on sex abuse

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.
UofL planting hemp for energy research
1 month ago
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UofL planting hemp for energy research

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 locking child in bedroom for long periods
1 month ago
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Couple accused of locking child in bedroom for long periods

Couple accused of putting bars on windows and padlocking a child in a bedroom for long periods of time, according to State Police.
Woman accused of using meth, driving recklessly in work zone
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Woman accused of using meth, driving recklessly in work zone

State Police say a woman was on meth while driving recklessly through a work zone in Henderson.
Principal to be interim superintendent of Kentucky district
1 month ago
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Principal to be interim superintendent of Kentucky district

The largest school district in Kentucky has selected a high school principal to be its interim superintendent.
Kentucky governor creates an economic development position
1 month ago
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Kentucky governor creates an economic development position

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.
Police: Man arrested for taking photos of a girl changing
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Police: Man arrested for taking photos of a girl changing

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.
Ex-Kentucky clinic doctor charged with fraud
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Ex-Kentucky clinic doctor charged with fraud

A grand jury has charged a northeastern Kentucky doctor with defrauding Medicaid and illegally prescribing an addiction-treatment drug.
Derby winner Always Dreaming gallops smoothly for Preakness
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Derby winner Always Dreaming gallops smoothly for Preakness

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 […]
Kentucky judge is under pressure; won’t hear gay adoptions
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Kentucky judge is under pressure; won’t hear gay adoptions

Civil rights groups are seeking the removal of a Kentucky judge who won't hear adoption cases involving gay adults.
14-year-old arrested in Warren Co. arson investigation
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14-year-old arrested in Warren Co. arson investigation

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.
Cities, counties to hear energy saving tips at workshop
1 month ago
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Cities, counties to hear energy saving tips at workshop

Kentucky officials are joining with the University of Kentucky's Center of Applied Energy Research to host a workshop on reducing energy costs.
Officials install flags to communicate water conditions
1 month ago
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Officials install flags to communicate water conditions

Officials in southcentral Kentucky have installed warning flags at two parks to communicate water conditions to kayakers and canoers.
Loretta Lynn starting rehabilitation after stroke
1 month ago
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Loretta Lynn starting rehabilitation after stroke

Country legend Loretta Lynn is starting rehabilitation after suffering a stroke more than a week ago.
Officer who pulled man from United flight had been suspended
1 month ago
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Officer who pulled man from United flight had been suspended

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.
Ex-state official admits ethics violations, agrees to fine
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Ex-state official admits ethics violations, agrees to fine

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.
Popular Mammoth Cave trail now has safer footing for tours
1 month ago
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Popular Mammoth Cave trail now has safer footing for tours

Mammoth Cave officials say a popular trail tour has been running twice a day after a project making it safer finished.
Janitor convicted in co-worker’s slaying granted new trial
1 month ago
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Janitor convicted in co-worker’s slaying granted new trial

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.
Appalachia’s approach to drugs at odds with AG policy
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Appalachia’s approach to drugs at odds with AG policy

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.
Grand jury indicts KY Suboxone clinic doctor on fraud, theft
1 month ago
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Grand jury indicts KY Suboxone clinic doctor on fraud, theft

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.
Biagi stepping down as Kentucky GOP executive director
1 month ago
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Biagi stepping down as Kentucky GOP executive director

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.
Justices side with Kentucky nursing home in arbitration case
1 month ago
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Justices side with Kentucky nursing home in arbitration case

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.
Update: plane crash victims identified
1 month ago
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Update: plane crash victims identified

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 […]
Former Social Security judge pleads guilty to taking bribes
2 months ago
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Former Social Security judge pleads guilty to taking bribes

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.
Woman alleges credit union fired her for being lesbian
2 months ago
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Woman alleges credit union fired her for being lesbian

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.