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Lawsuit planned to stop UofL Confederate monument removal

A Republican candidate for Congress says he will file a lawsuit to stop Louisville Mayor Greg Fischer and University of Louisville President James Ramsey from removing a Confederate monument from the school's campus.

U of L faculty pursue no-confidence vote against president

The University of Louisville Faculty Senate has voted to anonymously poll its members to see whether they have confidence in Dr. James Ramsey's ability to lead the school.

Sentencing postponed for trail-hiking embezzlement suspect

A federal judge in Ohio has rescheduled the sentencing of a Kentucky accountant who spent much of six years as a fugitive hiking the Appalachian Trail.

Authorities: Missing UPS pilot’s remains found near his home

Authorities say a body found in Oldham County has been identified as a missing UPS pilot who was last seen alive in May.

UPDATE: Coroner identifies Ohio man killed in fall at Red River Gorge

A 28-year-old man has died after falling 200 feet while hiking at Eastern Kentucky's Red River Gorge.

John James Audubon State Park to gain Audubon Wetlands

The Kentucky Heritage Land Conservation Fund has partnered with six local citizens and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service to buy the 649-acre tract known as Audubon Wetlands for John James Audubon State Park.

New ag education unit heads to eastern Kentucky next year

A new mobile activity center that will educate students about agriculture will be on the road to eastern Kentucky after the first of the year.

Louisville Water Co. president, CEO sentenced in DUI case

The Louisville Water Co. president and CEO has been sentenced after entering a plea on charges of speeding and aggravated driving under the influence of alcohol.

Louisville Water Co. CEO resigns from position with company

The Louisville Water Co. CEO is resigning from his position with the company.

Two Arrested for Drugs and Kidnapping at Trimble Co. Home

Kentucky State Police executed a search warrant at a residence on Perkinson Lane for suspected drug activity and kidnapping in the evening hours of September 30.

Comer runs to replace Whitfield in Kentucky’s 1st District

Kentucky's Republican Agriculture Commissioner James Comer says he'll run for Congress to replace retiring U.S. Rep. Ed Whitfield.

Comer speaks on industrial hemp at conference in Lexington

The Kentucky Agricultural Commissioner predicted a booming future for industrial hemp in the state at the Hemp Industries Association Conference in Lexington on Monday.

Sheriff: Somerset man arrested after blocking school bus

A Somerset man has been arrested after deputies say he got into an altercation last week with a school bus driver and then blocked the bus from dropping off students.

Merit raise cut for University of Louisville president

University of Louisville trustees have scaled back a merit raise for school President James Ramsey, whose million-dollar-plus compensation has drawn criticism from some trustees and faculty.

Comer’s wife, women allies campaign after abuse allegations

Republican candidate for governor James Comer is turning to several prominent women, including his wife, just days before the primary to push back against allegations that he abused his college girlfriend.

KSP: Alcohol suspected in UPS truck crash

Kentucky State Police says they believe alcohol was a direct factor in the crash of a UPS tractor trailer that hit an embankment.

Arrest in Madison Co. for alleged rape, sodomy of child

The Madison Co. Sheriff's office says they arrested James R. Hiatt after investigating allegations of sexual abuse.

Heiner apologizes to Comer for ‘un-Christian’ rumors

Republican candidate for governor Hal Heiner has apologized to fellow candidate James Comer after emails surfaced in a local newspaper linking a Heiner campaign associate with a blogger who has accused Comer of committing a crime while in college.

Comer proposes earned-income tax credit

Republican gubernatorial candidate James Comer is proposing an earned-income tax credit to reduce the tax burden on many Kentucky families.

Comer leads in fundraising, but trails Heiner in spending

James Comer leads all Republican candidates for governor with more than $800,000 raised from individual donors in the first four months of 2015.

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