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Federal Death Penalty Case To Be Held In Lexington

(AP) - An inmate charged with killing a fellow prisoner at a high-security federal prison tucked away in the Appalachian region of Kentucky will be tried in Lexington. Prosecutors and attorneys for 31-year-old John Travis Millner agreed to the location on Monday. Millner has pleaded not guilty to murder in the death of 35-year-old Vincent Earl Smith. Both were housed...

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11 hours 12 minutes ago

Darrian Miller Receives SEC Honor

After grading out at 89 percent in Kentucky's win over Vanderbilt, senior offensive tackle Darrian Miller has been tabbed Southeastern Conference Offensive Lineman of the Week, it was announced by the league office on SEC Now on the SEC Network on Monday night. A product of Lexington's Bryan... Read Story

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1 hour 47 minutes ago

Murray State Projecting Record Enrollment

MURRAY (AP) - Murray State University is projecting record enrollment this year, for the third straight year in a row. Final enrollment data will be provided to the Kentucky Council on Postsecondary Education in late October, but preliminary figures show this year's enrollment at 11, 166 students. That's a 2.5... Read Story

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2 hours 15 minutes ago

Man Hit By Train In Louisville Identified

A train hit and killed a man chasing after his dog in Louisville Monday afternoon. Jefferson County Deputy Coroner Sam Weakley said Donald Carrier, 47, was walking home after fishing when his dog got loose and crossed the tracks in the Valley Station area. Weakley said Carrier was chasing... Read Story

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13 hours 39 minutes ago

Libertarian Senate Candidate Sues KET Over Debate

FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) - A federal judge could shake up Kentucky's highly anticipated debate next month between Republican U.S. Sen. Mitch McConnell and Democratic challenger Alison Lundergan Grimes. David Patterson, a Harrodsburg police officer and the Libertarian Party's nominee for Kentucky's U.S. Senate seat, has asked a federal judge... Read Story

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13 hours 22 minutes ago

Clerk Tried To Fight Off Robber

A clerk at a Frankfort gas station was robbed for the third time. Only this time around, he tried to grab the robber's gun and police say he's lucky to be alive. iI was early Friday morning when a man walked into the Speedy Mart threatening to kill the... Read Story

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17 hours 24 minutes ago

Obama: US 'Underestimated' Islamic State Threat

WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama is acknowledging that U.S. intelligence agencies underestimated the threat from Islamic State militants in the Middle East and overestimated the ability and will of Iraq's army to fight such extremists. Obama described the U.S. intelligence assessments in response to a question during a... Read Story

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