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Kentucky airports to receive more than $77 million in response to COVID-19

According to the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT), the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) will give $77,229,257 to 55 Kentucky airports to help them survive during the coronavirus health emergency. 

UPDATE: FAA investigates small plane crash near I-64

The Montgomery County Sheriff says the pilot crashed about a quarter mile from the airport, but is expected to recover.

Mystery object that hit Kentucky home remains unidentified

Tommy Woosley says a heavy, nearly footlong canister-type object hit his home in Burgin, about 75 miles southeast of Louisville, two weeks ago.

Senators grill Elwell on safety, industry ties

Sen. Edward Markey, D-Mass., challenged FAA Acting Administrator Daniel Elwell on whether the FAA should ban "selling safety features a la carte to the airlines." Safety features like the MCAS (or Maneuvering Characteristics Augmentation System) shouldn't be optional at an extra charge but should be provided gratis like seat belts on vehicles, he said.

Major revamp planned for FAA’s oversight process

America’s standing as the model for aviation-safety regulation will be on trial as congressional hearings begin into the Federal Aviation Administration’s oversight of Boeing before and after two deadly crashes of its best-selling airliner.

FAA cites ‘new evidence’ in grounding 737 Max

The Federal Aviation Administration says new evidence from the Ethiopian Airlines crash site coupled with its own data gathering led it to order the grounding of Boeing 737 Max planes.

Missing plane bound for Flemingsburg spotted in West Virginia

A small plane bound for Flemingsburg that went missing has been located in a mountainous area in West Virginia.

Private plane bound for Flemingsburg reported missing

A private plane bound for the Fleming-Mason Airport in Flemingsburg was reported missing, according to WDTV in West Virginia.

Hundreds of gallons of gas stolen from FAA radar tower

Authorities are investigating the theft of thousands of dollars of diesel fuel, including some believed to have been stolen from a Federal Aviation Administration radar tower in eastern Kentucky.

Plane headed to Lexington crashes in Georgia

Plane, headed to Lexington, crashes in Georgia

New Rules: FAA requires drone operators to register before flying

The federal government will require many drone aircraft to be registered.

FAA investigators on the scene of plane crash in Scott County

After a crash landing at the Georgetown-Scott County Regional Airport on Saturday, Federal Aviation Administration investigators were on the scene early Sunday morning to find out what happened.

At least one dead in Perry County plane crash

State Police say at least one person was killed when a small plane crashed near Highway 2446 in Perry County around 7:00 p.m. Thursday.

Laser Pointers Causing Danger In The Air

They are known to some as a household toy or a business tool. But if used the wrong way, they could cause a catastrophic disaster in the air.

Small Plane That Took Off From Georgetown Crashes In Illinois

A small plane that took off Wednesday afternoon from the airport in Georgetown, crashed in Bolingbrook, Illinois, killing the passenger and critically injuring the pilot, according to investigators.

Federal Grant Money Awarded To Airports In Frankfort, Flemingsburg And Marion

More than $1 million in federal grants was awarded to the Capital City Airport, Fleming-Mason Airport and the Marion-Crittenden County Airport.

State Police Investigate Reports Of Laser Beam Pointed At Pilots

State Police said pilots flying in eastern Kentucky Thursday night reported seeing a laser beam pointed at them, which is both dangerous and illegal.

Lake Cumberland Regional Airport To Get FAA Grant Money

Lake Cumberland Regional Airport in Somerset is getting grant money from the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) to remove obstructions in a runway.

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Politicians mourn Ruth Bader Ginsburg, offer opinions on nomination process

Soon after news of Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg's death Friday evening, Kentuckians started issuing statements, celebrating her life and offering opinions on how she should be succeeded on the bench. 

“It’s a win-win.” Blood donor praises new antibody program at KY Blood Center

The Kentucky Blood Center offers a free antibody test for donating blood.

Car crashes into, damages Jif building in Lexington

A car crashed into Lexington's landmark Jif building Friday night, slightly damaging it.