Kentucky's attorney general says the economic development cabinet wrongfully denied a newspaper's request for the names of investors in a company that received millions in public funding for a new aluminum plant.
A pharmaceutical company with strong connections to Eastern Kentucky is being penalized by the U.S. Department of Justice and the D.E.A. for negligence that they say directly contributed to the area's opioid epidemic.
On Friday, eleven central Kentucky firefighters graduated from the Lexington Fire Department's Company Officer Academy. The program was developed by the fire department to better prepare new lieutenants.
Kentucky's Energy and Environment Cabinet has agreed to levy a stiff fine against a coal mining company which acknowledged thousands of Clean Water Act violations, effectively barring the company from operating in Kentucky in the future.
A Franklin County judge says he's inclined to approve the terms of a settlement between the state Energy and Environment Cabinet and an eastern Kentucky oil company over a diesel fuel leak but can't allow it to be sealed.