Kentucky lawmaker to continue campaign despite brain tumor
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — The family of a state lawmaker in Kentucky says he will continue his re-election campaign after initial hospital tests indicated he has some sort of a brain tumor.
Family members of Democratic state Rep. Wilson Stone posted a message to his personal Facebook page on ...
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — A judge in Kentucky has ordered officials not to certify the results of an election next month on whether to add protections for crime victims to the state’s constitution, saying the question posed to voters on the ballot is misleading.
Kentucky is one of six states ...
Kentucky judge rules ‘Marsy’s Law’ ballot question is not accurately worded, orders officials not to certify results
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky judge rules ‘Marsy’s Law’ ballot question is not accurately worded, orders officials not to certify results.
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — A Kentucky teenager charged with robbery and complicity to murder has a new trial date after lawyers weren’t able to reach a plea deal.
The State Journal
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Some items given to Colonel Harland Sanders’ driver and friend are being auctioned next month, including one of the Kentucky Fried Chicken founder’s white suits and matching Stetson hat.
Heritage Auctions of Dallas said in a news release that Dick Miller spent the ...
OWENSBORO, Ky. (AP) — The Bluegrass Music Hall of Fame and Museum is opening this week in Kentucky.
The museum said in a news release its $15 million building in downtown Owensboro will celebrate with three days of music, Thursday through Saturday.
Hall of Fame members performing ...
‘Treated like garbage’: Sanitation workers want pay fix
LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — Sanitation workers in a Kentucky city want to fix a pay issue that’s causing new employees to earn more than those who have been with the department for decades.
The Lexington Herald-Leader
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky Republican Gov. Matt Bevin has posted a video showing himself throwing smoke bombs and shooting grenade launchers.
Bevin posted the video Sunday on Twitter, a day after President Donald Trump visited the state.
In the video, Bevin says when he was ...
HOPKINSVILLE, Ky. (AP) — He likes having a book in his hands.
“I’m probably biased because my whole life has been about writing and reading and being a newspaperman,” observes Rob Dollar of the significance that he attributes to the Hopkinsville-Christian County Public Library.
RICHMOND, Ky. (AP) — President Donald Trump heaped praise on Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, crediting the veteran Kentucky lawmaker’s political toughness and acumen during the ugly battle that concluded with Brett Kavanaugh becoming a Supreme Court justice.
“He’s Kentucky tough,” ...
RICHMOND, Ky. (AP) — President Donald Trump heaped praise Saturday on Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, crediting the veteran Kentucky lawmaker’s political toughness and acumen during the ugly battle that concluded with Brett Kavanaugh becoming a Supreme Court justice.
“He’s Kentucky ...
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump (all times local):
President Donald Trump’s campaign says he will rally for GOP candidates in several critical Western states late next week.
The campaign says Trump will campaign Thursday in Missoula, Montana; on ...
LeMay helps Charlotte pull away from W. Kentucky, 40-14
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Benny LeMay had 17 carries for 121 yards and two touchdowns and Charlotte used the third quarter to pull away from Western Kentucky for a 40-14 win on Saturday.
The win was the program’s largest margin of victory as a member of Conference USA.
Following a 9-7 ...
MARTIN, Tenn. (AP) — Daryl McCleskey Jr. had two second-half touchdown runs and Eastern Kentucky edged Tennessee-Martin 35-34 on Saturday.
Alphonso Howard threw a touchdown pass and ran for another score for Eastern Kentucky (3-3, 2-1 Ohio Valley Conference).
Dresser Winn threw a ...
OWINGSVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Former Vice President Joe Biden told a crowd in a small Kentucky town that “basic American values are under assault” as voters face the midterm elections, and Democratic congressional nominee Amy McGrath has the character and courage that’s lacking in ...
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DRY RIDGE, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky Attorney General Andy Beshear says a man is accused of exchanging sexual images with children over the Facebook Messenger app.
Beshear tells news outlets in a Thursday statement that 25-year-old Tyler Lee Day was arrested Monday in Dry Ridge. Beshear’s office ...
LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky players and coach Mark Stoops are pleased with the strong start to the season that has the No. 18 Wildcats ranked for the first time in 11 years and contending in the competitive Southeastern Conference.
Last week’s overtime loss at Texas A&M revealed ...
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — A Kentucky appeals court has ruled that Gov. Matt Bevin’s administration should hand over records identifying shareholders of a company planning to build a state-subsidized $1.5 billion aluminum rolling mill near Ashland.
The Courier-Journal requested the records ...
HOPKINSVILLE, Ky. (AP) — A Kentucky woman is protesting her 15-year-old son’s 10-year prison sentence for robbery and handgun possession.
The Kentucky New Era reports Amanda Campbell ...
Kentucky police lieutenant nominated to be federal marshal
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — President Donald Trump is nominating a Kentucky police lieutenant to be U.S. marshal in the state’s Western District.
The White House announced Trump intends to nominate Gary B. Burman to the post.
Burman has been with the Louisville Metro Police Department for ...
BOWLING GREEN, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky’s newest medical school has opened its building in Bowling Green, a joint effort by Western Kentucky University, the University of Kentucky and Med Center Health.
The Daily News in Bowling Green
FORT KNOX, Ky. (AP) — A contingent of soldiers from Fort Knox is preparing to deploy to Afghanistan.
News outlets report a deployment ceremony was held Wednesday for 148 soldiers with the 42nd Clearance Company, which is based at the central Kentucky Army post. The soldiers will leave in a ...
Kentucky’s PJ Washington confident, poised to lead Wildcats
LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — PJ Washington flashed a wide, sly grin when asked about plans to make his second season at Kentucky better than the first.
It spoke volumes about his confidence before he said a word.
But the 6-foot-8 forward does plan to be more vocal. He returns to school as ...
MCKEE, Ky. (AP) — A Kentucky man has filed a federal lawsuit against three state police troopers who he says came to his home and harassed him after he complained about a traffic stop on social media.
David Gabbard complained about the 2017 traffic stop on Facebook, saying he was “pulled ...
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — The Appalachian Regional Commission is spreading $26.5 million in awards to nine states to assist struggling coal communities.
The commission said in a news release Thursday that the money is projected to create or retain more than 5,400 jobs and leverage more than ...
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky’s only abortion clinic and two groups are asking for almost $1.5 million in legal costs from the state after winning a federal case over the clinic’s existence.
The Courier Journal
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky’s governor is appealing the tax value of his home in a wealthy Louisville suburb.
The Courier Journal
Police investigating dozens of debit card fraud cases
WILLIAMSBURG, Ky. (AP) — A police department in Kentucky is investigating about 100 debit card fraud cases.
Williamsburg police said in a Facebook post Wednesday that about 100 victims reported fraudulent transactions on their debit cards in a 24 to 48 hour time period. Chief Wayne Bird
Trump visit to university sparks opposition from faculty
RICHMOND, Ky. (AP) — President Donald Trump’s planned visit to Eastern Kentucky University has sparked opposition at the school.
Trump’s campaign is planning a rally Saturday to support Republican U.S. Rep. Andy Barr, who’s in a tight race with Democrat Amy McGrath for the Sixth District ...
Alerts offered for when inmates escape halfway houses
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — The Kentucky Department of Corrections says an automated system that alerts the public when inmates escape from prison is being expanded to include alerts when inmates escape halfway houses.
Department of Corrections Commissioner Jim Erwin announced the move Wednesday ...
Judge dismisses lawsuit over fatal firefighter shooing
LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — A federal judge has dismissed a lawsuit alleging excessive force was used by a Kentucky firefighter who fatally shot a man who had grabbed a police officer’s gun.
The Lexington Herald-Leader
Police: Kentucky officer shot was mistaken for prowler
OWENSBORO, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky State Police say a police officer was shot by a homeowner who may have mistaken the officer for a prowler.
The Owensboro officer, 23-year-old Zachary Morris, was in good condition after surgery on Wednesday.
Trooper Corey King with state police says the ...
Woman files suit accusing Kentucky coroner of harassment
LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — A former deputy coroner says a coroner in Kentucky grabbed her butt as she climbed down a ladder and made vulgar and degrading comments about women.
The Lexington Herald-Leader
ASHLAND, Ky. (AP) — Things fall through for Chris Jackson.
A construction job, promised if he completed a carpentry program, vanished two weeks before his exit exam. A coveted, $100,000-a-year union job at a steel mill disappeared when the plant closed.
Now a businessman is promising ...
ELIZABETHTOWN, Ky. (AP) — A car parts manufacturer says an expansion at one of its plants in Kentucky will create roughly 250 jobs.
Kentucky awards contract to expand Asian carp market
PADUCAH, Ky. (AP) — The state of Kentucky has awarded a contract for the establishment of a fish house to expand the market for an invasive species, Asian carp.
Gov. Matt Bevin’s office said in a news release Tuesday that Kentucky Fish Center LLC of Wickliffe owned by Angie Yu won the ...
WILLIAMSTOWN, Ky. (AP) — A Medieval knight re-enactor has impaled himself with his lance during a performance and died.
News outlets report 53-year-old Peter Barclay, of Virginia, was competing in an equestrian game in Williamstown, Kentucky, when he was wounded Saturday. Barclay’s brother ...
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — On election day, the Kentucky legislature will ask voters a yes or no question:
“Are you in favor of providing constitutional rights to victims of crime, including the right to be treated fairly, with dignity and respect, and the right to be informed and to have a ...
LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — Health officials in Kentucky say a flu-related death has been confirmed in Lexington.
A statement from the Lexington-Fayette County Health Department on Tuesday said it is the state’s first flu-related death of the 2018-19 season. Officials are recommending that ...
OWENSBORO, Ky. (AP) — A Catholic bishop in Kentucky says his diocese has received 66 sexual abuse allegations against 27 priests since 1937, the year the diocese was founded.
Bishop William Medley of the Diocese of Owensboro told news outlets in a statement Monday that the diocese has ...
MAYFIELD, Ky. (AP) — Officials in a western Kentucky community are updating the locations of barns that are painted with colorful quilt designs in an effort to boost tourism.
Mayfield-Graves County Tourism Commission Director Cynthia Elder
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — An official at a Kentucky jail says a breakdown in security protocol allowed two inmates working in the jail’s kitchen to escape by hiding in trash cans.
Louisville Metro Corrections Director Mark Bolton tells news outlets it seems protocol requiring the checking of ...
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Authorities in Kentucky have captured a second inmate who escaped a Louisville jail by hiding in a trash can.
The Courier Journal
COVINGTON, Ky. (AP) — A man who admitted to killing a married couple while driving impaired on New Year’s Eve has been sentenced to prison in Kentucky.
News outlets report 61-year-old Mark Huffman pleaded guilty to two murder counts in August for the deaths of 24-year-old Ella McNay and ...
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said Brett Kavanaugh’s confirmation to the U.S. Supreme Court was like an “adrenaline shot” for Republican candidates in a midterm election cycle that has been characterized by sluggishness among their base of voters.
But the ...
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky officials say a new $7.5 million grant will support a statewide program aimed at decreasing the number of premature deliveries and low birth weight babies.
The state Cabinet for Health and Family Services say the federal grant will support the Maternal, ...
MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) — West Virginia and Kentucky colleges are teaming up to boost the performance of Appalachian students in science, technology, engineering and math.
The alliance aims to support STEM education for underrepresented students. The effort is backed by a National Science ...
The college football fans who are convinced there is bias for the Southeastern Conference in The Associated Press college football poll have a lot to complain about this week.
The SEC placed a season-high eight teams in the Top 25 released Sunday, including the only three ranked teams that ...