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KY Republican lawmakers focus on executive powers during 1st day of session

Republican lawmakers made it clear limiting the governor's executive powers in a state emergency is a priority this session.

Kentucky lawmaker says he’s in ICU with COVID-19

Republican Rep. Thomas Huff has questioned validity of COVID-19 data and has been seen in Capitol without a mask.

UPDATE: Traffic advisories issued for GOP rally, parade

Events set as election day draws closer.

UPDATE: Wife of indicted state lawmaker releases statement

Robert Goforth's wife says she never wanted her husband to be charged criminally.

McGrath announces two debate appearances, declines another

Democratic candidate for United State Senate Amy McGrath has announced two debates she intends to appear in, and has declined an invitation to a third. 

Poll workers desperately needed in Kentucky

Poll workers are desperately needed for Kentucky's November election, according to Secretary of State Michael Adams. 

State Senator tests positive for COVID-19

A Kentucky state senator who represents some of the state's southern counties says he has tested positive for coronavirus.

Political war of words heats up over coronavirus orders

Democrats cal out judges' partisan history.

GOP candidate in 88th House District race wins twice on Tuesday

Aaron Yates won the GOP Primary in the 88th House District race and had a residency lawsuit against him dismissed in court.

Mitch McConnell wins GOP nomination in bid for 7th term

Republican Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell has easily won his party’s nomination in Kentucky in his bid for a seventh term.

UPDATE: ‘Love’ rally seeks to counter ‘hate’ from Sunday

Elected leaders on both sides of the aisle are speaking out after protesters hung a mannequin of the governor from a tree Sunday in Frankfort.

State rep. candidate pleads guilty to DUI, will remain in race

A candidate for the state Legislature in the June 23 primary has pleaded guilty to DUI and plans to remain in the race.

State representative from London arrested for DUI

First-term Republican State Representative Derek Lewis, of London, was arrested early Thursday on a DUI charge, according to the Lexington Herald-Leader.

Lawmakers override Beshear’s line-item budget vetoes

Republican lawmakers in Kentucky have pushed aside the Democratic governor's line-item vetoes of state spending bills.

Secretary of State Michael Adams critical of governor’s line-item veto

Republican Secretary of State Michael Adams on Monday was highly critical of Democratic Governor Andy Beshear's line-item veto of emergency election legislation.

Rand Paul tests negative for coronavirus

Two weeks after testing positive, Kentucky Republican U.S. Sen. Rand Paul says he has recovered from the coronavirus.

McGrath tops McConnell in fund raising

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell has raised nearly $7.5 million in the first three months of 2020.

Kentucky hits record number of registered voters

Secretary of State Michael G. Adams says a record total of 3,462,152 Kentuckians are registered to vote.

Rep. Stan Lee decides not to seek re-election

Conservative Republican State Representative Stan Lee, of Lexington, withdrew from the 2020 election on Friday, ending a nearly two decade tenure in the legislature.

GOP files complaint against possible McConnell challenger

The Republican Party of Kentucky has filed a complaint against a radio host.

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Father takes over baseball team for late son at Estill County High

Retired Estill County High School Baseball Coach Brian Crowe will take over the program again following the tragic death of his son, Blake.

Search on for missing Letcher County man

Anyone with information about the whereabouts of 27-year old Corey Neace should contact the Letcher County Sheriff's Office.

Police: Man admits to shooting and killing woman in Winchester

Steven McGuire is accused of shooting and killing 34-year old Sheila Smith at an apartment on Main Street, according to Winchester Police.

UPDATE: UK wide receivers coach pleads not guilty in DUI case

37-year old Jovon Bouknight is accused of driving drunk and going at least 26 miles over the speed limit, according to Kenton County public records.