GEORGETOWN, Ky. (AP) - A police officer fatally shot an armed man who authorities say broke into his ex-wife's Kentucky home. Georgetown Police Chief Mike Bosse tells media the intruder armed with two handguns early Tuesday morning and raised his arm during a confrontation with responding police officers, which led to the shooting.
LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) - A Kentucky jury has recommended a 20-year sentence for an Indiana dialysis nurse convicted of assaulting a man and two children but found him not guilty by reason of insanity in the death of the children's 6-year-old brother. News outlets report the Fayette County jury recommended the sentence Tuesday for 34-year-old Ronald Exantus.
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) - Kentucky teachers plan to ramp up their protests against a stalled proposal to cut their retirement benefits, with at least a half-dozen school districts postponing classes Wednesday to allow their employees to converge on the state Capitol. The latest protest comes at a crucial time, as lawmakers prepare for final negotiations on a new state budget, and as Republican Gov. Matt Bevin tries to revive a bill to overhaul the state's public pension plans.
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) - The Kentucky Senate has passed its version of a two-year state spending plan, in what amounts to another step in the process to get a new state budget. The Republican-led chamber voted 26-11 after a long debate Tuesday to pass its spending proposal.
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