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House speaker dismisses chances for quick pension agreement

Kentucky's House speaker is dismissing chances that lawmakers will find quick agreement to revamp one of the country's worst-funded public pension systems.

Kentucky panel sets hearing for one-vote election challenge

Kentucky lawmakers have scheduled a hearing later this month to decide what to do about a former Republican lawmaker.

Kentucky lawmakers unveil school-safety measure

Kentucky lawmakers have unveiled a school-safety measure, nearly a year after two students died in a school shooting at a high school in the state.

Kentucky lawmakers push bipartisan medical marijuana bill

A bipartisan group of Kentucky lawmakers have introduced a bill to legalize medical marijuana, including a Republican state senator who said he "smoked a joint" when he was diagnosed with cancer seven years ago.

Dim prospect for ending shutdown soon

The partial government shutdown appears no closer to resolution.

Prosecutors seek new sentencing hearing for Paul attacker

Federal prosecutors seeking a new sentencing hearing for Sen. Rand Paul's attacker say the Republican lawmaker suffered chronic pain months after being tackled while doing yard work at his Kentucky home.

Bill would allow employers to discriminate against smokers

A state senator in Kentucky says companies should be allowed to discriminate against people who smoke.

Kentucky judge temporarily seals some harassment testimony

A Kentucky judge has temporarily sealed portions of the testimony of a woman who accused Republican lawmakers of sexual harassment.

GOP lawmakers seek to redact parts of harassment testimony

FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) - Three Republican lawmakers in Kentucky have asked a judge to redact portions of a woman's testimony that details allegations of...

Medical marijuana supporters pitch lawmakers

Whether legalizing medical marijuana is the right prescription for Kentucky was pondered today by a state legislative panel.

WATCH: “My Brother’s Burden March” comes to Ky

Firefighters go to work every day to protect the lives of others. Now, they're walking to raise awareness and call on the government to help save theirs.

Ky lawmakers to meet this week to address school safety

Senator Alice Forgy Kerr and Representative George Brown Junior will be in attendance.

Protesters rally for Poor People’s Campaign in Frankfort

On Monday people across the country kicked of the 40 day Poor People's Campaign which looks to bring awareness to issues affecting the vulnerable in our country.

Teachers ask lawmakers to vote for bill they’re against

Teachers were back out in Frankfort Friday, not for pension protests, but to rally for the budget bill.

Amid teacher protests, Kentucky governor signs pension bill

FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) - Kentucky's Republican governor has signed a bill into law that makes changes to the state's troubled public pension systems over...

Hoover admits violation of ethics statute

Former house speaker Jeff Hoover has agreed to a plea deal in connection to an ethics complaint about sexual harassment.

KEA encourages teachers to return to classrooms

As spring break comes to an end in Fayette County and other school districts, the Kentucky Education Association is calling on teachers to return to the classroom.

Kentucky ethics commission holding sexual harassment hearing

FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) - An ethics commission in Kentucky is holding a hearing about four Republican lawmakers who signed a secret sexual harassment settlement...

Kentucky residents could pay sales taxes on some services

FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) - Kentucky lawmakers have reached a deal to charge sales taxes on some services as part of an overhaul of the...

After lawmakers pass surprise pension bill, hundreds of teachers swarm the capitol in anger

Several school districts called off today because so many employees called in sick after last night's pension vote, at the capitol.

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Lexington man going viral on Tik Tok for comedy skits

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Sheriff’s deputy involved in injury collision in Marshall County

The collision happened Wednesday afternoon on US 641, according to KSP.

Missing woman found in creek, rescued in Madison County

49-year old Patricia Keith was found and rescued about four hours after she was reported missing, according to the Richmond Register.