March 7, 2014 10:21 AM
LOUISVILLE (AP) - Kentucky transportation officials are suing seven members of the crew of a cargo ship that struck and collapsed part of a bridge over the Tennessee River two years ago, causing millions in damage and diverting traffic for four months.
In a lawsuit that was moved to... more »
March 7, 2014 10:06 AM
FRANKFORT (AP) - The Kentucky Senate has passed a bill that would ban the sale of electronic cigarettes to minors.
Republican Sen. Paul Hornback says his bill is aimed at protecting youngsters from gaining access to the adult products.
Hornback, a Shelby County tobacco farmer, says the measure... more »
March 4, 2014 9:30 AM
LOUISVILLE (AP) - Ford Motor Co. is expanding a pilot program with Jefferson County public high schools that will mean more students are offered career programs such as engineering and manufacturing.
The Courier-Journal reports Ford is announcing on Tuesday that Louisville is being designated as a "next generation learning... more »
March 4, 2014 7:25 AM
LEXINGTON (AP) - Most of the University of Kentucky direct deposit payroll that didn't make it into bank accounts as scheduled Friday has now been posted.
The university says as of Monday afternoon, about 85 percent of employee pay had been posted, with the remainder expected to be posted... more »
March 3, 2014 2:54 PM
Bullitt, Franklin, Henry, Jefferson, Oldham, Shelby, Spencer, Trimble The sunshine has been a welcome sight Monday afternoon and coupled with salt has sped up the snow melting process. KYTC road crews have spent most of the day working on their "A" routes (interstates, US highways and other high volume roadways)... more »
March 3, 2014 10:23 AM
Pike County Judge Executive Wayne T. Rutherford has declared a local state of emergency for the county due to the weather and extremely dangerous road conditions.
Judge Rutherford announced that the county government will be closed on Monday, March 3, and Tuesday, March 4, except for essential county employees... more »
February 28, 2014 4:17 PM
A Woodford County man was arrested Wednesday at his Versailles apartment for charges related to possession and distribution of matter portraying sex performance by a minor. Andres Ortiz was arrested Wednesday at about 9:25 p.m. after Lexington police began investigating a suspect on the Internet sharing images of child sexual... more »
February 28, 2014 12:57 PM
The woman police say played a role in the murder of a retired Scott County school bus driver is back in Kentucky to face burglary charges.
Ciji Jefferson was booked into the Scott County jail Friday morning on burglary second degree. She was being held in a Florida jail... more »
February 28, 2014 10:14 AM
An Adair County man has been arrested after allegedly stabbing his half-brother during a fight.
28-year-old Eric Melton is charged with assault first degree after allegedly stabbing 34-year-old Brian Fletcher Thursday afternoon.
Police say they received a call at about 3:30 p.m. Thursday, while Fletcher was being treated... more »
February 27, 2014 3:30 PM
OWENSBORO - An Owensboro man pleaded guilty this week in federal court in connection with defrauding over $200,000 from an elderly Daviess County couple and agreed to pay restitution in the amount of $220,000.
Robert K. Gray, 49, admitted to defrauding the couple of their retirement fund by making... more »
February 27, 2014 2:47 PM
FRANKFORT (AP) - A bill aimed at banning the sale of electronic cigarettes to minors has cleared a Kentucky Senate panel.
The measure is sponsored by Republican Sen. Paul Hornback, a Shelby County tobacco farmer. He says e-cigarettes are adult products and youngsters should not have access to them.... more »
February 27, 2014 12:06 PM
LOUISVILLE (AP) - Kentucky's attorney general has asked a federal judge to delay by 90 days an order requiring the state to recognize same-sex marriages performed in other states and countries.
The two-page filing Thursday morning says the delay is sought to give the attorney general time to decide... more »
February 27, 2014 11:22 AM
Bed bugs continue to bite their way across the country, but good news for Lexington - the pest problem here is on the decline.
Orkin, a termite treatment and pest control service, released a Top 50 list outlining cities in 2013 with the worst bed bug problems. The list... more »
February 27, 2014 10:38 AM
FRANKFORT (AP) - Landowners from across Kentucky testified to a House committee Wednesday that they have been harassed by companies involved in the Bluegrass Pipeline project and been threatened that the state's eminent domain laws would be used to seize their land if they refuse to sell.
The committee... more »
February 27, 2014 10:33 AM
FRANKFORT (AP) - A bill seeking to create an online application process for Kentuckians wanting to get licenses to carry concealed weapons has sailed through a state Senate committee.
Republican Sen. Sara Beth Gregory said Thursday her bill is aimed at reducing the waiting time for the tens of... more »
February 27, 2014 9:44 AM
GILBERTSVILLE, Ky. - Kentucky Dam Village State Resort Park will hold its "Ides of March Spring Cleanup" on Saturday, March 15.
With the start of spring just a few days away, the park is looking for volunteers to come out and pick up trash starting at 9 a.m. at... more »
February 26, 2014 4:51 PM
Four people were injured in a two-vehicle collision Wednesday morning on Highway 36 in Carroll County.
Troopers responded to the crash at about 11:36 a.m.
Troopers said a vehicle driven by Donald Jeffries, 50, of Goshen, Ky., was traveling east on Highway 36 when the vehicle crossed the... more »
February 26, 2014 3:27 PM
LONDON - A former mayor of Martin, Ky., and her daughter, have been convicted by a federal jury of charges related to a scheme to defraud the Social Security Administration and to misapply federal funds.
On Tuesday night, the jury convicted former Martin Mayor Ruth Thomasine Robinson, 69, and... more »
February 25, 2014 4:01 PM
LOUISVILLE (AP) - Kentucky is not among the more than two-thirds of states that were rated as "high risk" for security problems related to its computers tapping into the federal health insurance exchange system.
The federal data hub is used to check Social Security, Internal Revenue Service and Homeland... more »
February 24, 2014 1:08 PM
Police say a medical emergency is being blamed for a crash that sent two people to the hospital Monday morning.
The accident blocked traffic on Man'O'War Boulevard and Harrodsburg Road in Lexington.
Police said a man apparently blacked out while driving southbound on Harrodsburg Road causing him to... more »
February 21, 2014 10:48 AM
FRANKFORT - Governor Steve Beshear has directed that flags at all state office buildings be lowered to half-staff on Saturday, Feb. 22 in honor of a Kentucky soldier who died while supporting Operation Enduring Freedom. According to the Department of Defense, Spc. Christopher A. Landis, 27, of Independence, Ky., died... more »
February 20, 2014 10:18 AM
FRANKFORT (AP) - A proposed constitutional amendment aimed at restoring the voting rights of some felons cleared the Kentucky Senate on Wednesday after being rewritten to include a five-year waiting period.
The measure returns to the House. It passed a much different version last month that proposed automatically reinstating... more »
February 19, 2014 2:30 PM
LOUISVILLE (AP) - A U.S. soldier based at Fort Knox pleaded guilty Wednesday to taking $57,000 from an Afghan trucking company as part of a scheme to divert loaded fuel trucks from an American military outpost.
Spc. Albert Kelly III, who appeared in U.S. District Court in Louisville, admitted... more »
February 18, 2014 10:42 AM
COVINGTON (AP) - Ashland Inc. said Tuesday that it has agreed to sell its water chemicals business to private equity firm Clayton, Dubilier & Rice for about $1.8 billion in order to focus on its core business. The division makes chemicals used by the paper, energy and food and beverage... more »
February 17, 2014 11:00 AM
BOWLING GREEN (AP) - While sinkholes as big as the one that swallowed eight Corvettes in Bowling Green last week aren't typical, smaller ones are common in the area. Western Kentucky University geology professor Ken Kuehn told The Daily News that it is "a very typical feature of the karst... more »
February 14, 2014 12:31 PM
A Pikeville man has been sentenced to 30 years in federal prison for producing videos of himself engaged in sexually explicit conduct with a small child.
63-year-old David Campbell was sentenced Tuesday for producing child pornography receiving the maximum punishment allowed under the statute for this crime.
Under... more »
February 13, 2014 12:50 PM
A former Scott County middle school girls golf coach is going to plead guilty to sex offenses.
Jason Carpenter is scheduled to enter a guilty plea March 7.
He's accused of having sex with an underage girl between 2009 and 2010. Police say Carpenter also had pornographic pictures... more »
February 11, 2014 12:34 PM
A man charged with manslaughter in a deadly Scott County crash has been indicted.
30-year-old Anthony Ryman is charged in the crash that killed 69-year-old Brian Armstrong in July of 2013.
Police said Ryman was speeding on U.S. 25 when he failed to turn and hit a culvert,... more »
February 10, 2014 3:14 PM
FRANKFORT (AP) - Tax collections fell slightly in Kentucky last month, contributing to sluggish overall revenue growth in the first seven months of the fiscal year.
State Budget Director Jane Driskell said Monday that General Fund revenues totaled $831.2 million in January, down 0.9 percent from the same month... more »
February 10, 2014 3:01 PM
FRANKFORT - The public is invited to a dedication ceremony for the new Franklin County Court House on Tuesday, Feb. 18, at 4 p.m. at 222 Clair St. in Frankfort. "Since the early days of the commonwealth, Kentucky courthouses have held a special place as the center of our communities,"... more »
February 7, 2014 4:03 PM
Several residents in western Kentucky have filed complaints with the Kentucky Attorney's General Office due to a propane shortage in the area.
The president of United Propane Gas, based in Paducah, says the shortage comes down to inventory and transportation issues. He says that inventory became extremely low at... more »
February 7, 2014 3:12 PM
More than 300,000 tons of salt used to date
FRANKFORT - A robust winter season and more precipitation expected in the coming weeks has Kentucky Transportation Cabinet officials looking for ways to conserve salt as deliveries slow and materials run in short supply.
With less than 150,000 tons... more »
February 6, 2014 12:31 PM
Two weeks ago, salt barns in Scott County were practically full. But after several days of snow, ice and freezing rain, they are nearly empty and will most likely be by the end of the day Wednesday.
Record lows paired with several inches of snow have caused a salt... more »
February 6, 2014 12:10 PM
Fayette County Public Schools will have to cut $20 million from its budget this year, FCPS Superintendent Tom Shelton announced in an email to school employees.
In the email, Shelton blamed the cuts on reductions in state and federal grants. He said now the school will have to figure... more »
February 4, 2014 3:06 PM
LOUISVILLE - A Campbellsville man who previously pled guilty to violating federal child exploitation laws was sentenced to 15 years in prison, followed by 15 years of supervised release Monday, officials said.
Michael William Bolter, 42, pleaded guilty to a two-count indictment on Nov. 15, 2013.
The indictment... more »
February 4, 2014 11:09 AM
A man was arrested early Tuesday morning after, deputies say, he broke into the home of a Laurel County fire chief.
Laurel County Fire Chief Rodney Gay called police around 5:00 a.m. Tuesday about a man who had broken into his home on Fariston Road, three miles south of... more »
February 4, 2014 10:28 AM
LOUISVILLE (AP) - Two men convicted in an oil-and-gas drilling scheme in which investors lost millions of dollars have been ordered to forfeit $33 million in cash, cars and property.
The decision by U.S. District Judge Karen K. Caldwell in Lexington brings to an end the long-running saga of... more »
February 3, 2014 10:51 AM
ASHLAND, Ky. (AP) - Officials in Ashland are asking residents to conserve water as the eastern Kentucky city works to restore normal levels. The Independent reports more than 3,000 people had either no water or low pressure on Sunday as crews worked to fix new breaks in water lines. "We... more »
January 31, 2014 12:39 PM
FRANKFORT (AP) - A new report says about half of kindergartners in Kentucky aren't prepared to master essential skills in school. Media reported results of the survey, which was released Thursday, found that 51 percent of those who started school in the fall of 2013 weren't ready. Kindergartners across the... more »
January 27, 2014 3:05 PM
The Pulaski County Sheriff's Office is looking for three men who broke into a home and stole money and several items, including two handguns in northern Pulaski County.
Deputies say they were called out to a home on Glade Fork Road in the Goochtown community of northern Pulaski County... more »
January 27, 2014 10:32 AM
FORT CAMPBELL (AP) - The last soldiers with the 4th Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division have returned home from their final mission with the unit.
Media reported the soldiers returned on Sunday to Fort Campbell after a nine-month deployment to Afghanistan.
It was the last mission for... more »
January 22, 2014 12:07 PM
Two people have been arrested after a child was found with a drunk man in a hotel room.
Gene Jones and Negia Pendleton are charged with endangering the welfare of a minor after their child was found with a man in a room at the Best Western in Whitley... more »
January 22, 2014 10:53 AM
BUCKHORN, Ky. - Buckhorn Lake State Resort Park is open for business.
The park was temporarily closed last week due to a lack of water in the wake of severe cold weather this month. Water service has been restored.
The lodge, restaurant and other park services are now... more »
January 21, 2014 4:35 PM
Several businesses and organizations, including the Lexington-Fayette Urban County Government, dismissed employees whose work was not related to weather response early Tuesday.
Lexington Mayor Jim Gray closed city offices at 3 p.m. because of the worsening weather conditions.
"We want our employees to get home safely," Gray said.... more »
January 21, 2014 10:20 AM
The Pendleton County Office of Emergency Management has issued a level 1 travel advisory for Pendleton County.
This travel advisory is intended to notify Pendleton County residents of hazardous road conditions and will be effective until further notice.
Cautious driving is advised.
This travel advisory will be... more »
January 20, 2014 11:52 AM
A Lexington neighborhood is on-edge as the search continues for whoever shot three people Sunday night on Florence Avenue.
Some of the crime scene tape was still out on the scene a day after several shots were fired hitting three men around 10:30 p.m. Sunday. One of the men... more »
January 17, 2014 3:44 PM
More than 162,000 Kentuckians have enrolled in new health coverage, an average of 1,500 per day, according to the Commonwealth of Kentucky Governor's Office.
Kynect administrators report one out of every four kynect sign-ups is for private health insurance.
Open enrollment continues through March 31 for any Kentuckian... more »
January 17, 2014 1:29 PM
Louisville police are working a death investigation after a body was found Friday morning.
Investigators found the body in the west end area around 1:45 a.m.
They say the body is of a woman, possibly in her teens or early 20's.
The coroner says the body shows... more »
January 17, 2014 11:35 AM
FRANKFORT (AP) - The lone Democrat in Kentucky's congressional delegation has filed for re-election to the state's 3rd District congressional seat in the Louisville area.
U.S. Rep. John Yarmuth said Friday he provides an "important contrast" to what Kentucky voters hear from the Republicans who make up the rest... more »
January 16, 2014 1:43 PM
The trial for a mother and husband charged with tying up a three-year-old girl as punishment has been postponed.
Investigators say Rebecca and Herbert Medley tied Rebecca's daughter for up to 16 hours a day.
Rebecca's pre-trial is set for Feb. 4. Herbert's status hearing is set for... more »
January 16, 2014 1:37 PM
A total of 71 tires on least 22 different vehicles were slashed at a Scott County Auto Shop this week.
One of Tom Jacko's employees at J&B Auto Mart and Repair on Connector Road in Georgetown, made the disturbing discovery Wednesday morning.
The owner says only the new... more »
January 16, 2014 12:53 PM
Cheryl Vanstraten was one of the passengers on the connecting flight from Lexington to Detroit, in which a flight attendant was arrested for being drunk right before take off.
Vanstraten said she smelled alcohol on the plane, but thought it was one of the passengers, never thinking it was... more »
January 16, 2014 11:38 AM
ANTON, Ky.(AP) - A $7,200 reward is being offered for information involving the unlawful shooting of two whooping cranes in western Kentucky.
A statement from the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service says the shootings took place near the Pond River.
One crane was found injured in November along... more »
January 15, 2014 11:17 AM
LOUISVILLE (AP) - The prohibition on grocery stores, gas stations and other retailers selling wine and liquor is back.
The U.S. 6th Circuit Court of Appeals on Wednesday reinstated the 76-year-old ban, saying it serves a legitimate purpose and doesn't violate the equal protection clause of the Fourteenth Amendment... more »
January 15, 2014 10:26 AM
A man died Tuesday night after his car collided with a boulder on US 460.
Police say 55-year-old Lawrence Fleenor of Prestonsburg, Ky., was traveling West on US 460 around 3:45 p.m. when his 2010 Jeep Wrangler struck a large boulder in the roadway, that was there as a... more »
January 14, 2014 12:31 PM
FRANKFORT (AP) - Kentucky's Republican U.S. senators say they have introduced legislation aimed at helping rural counties being hurt by restrictive lending practices.
Sens. Mitch McConnell and Rand Paul said Tuesday their proposal is a response to the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau and its practices.
The senators say... more »
January 14, 2014 11:05 AM
FRANKFORT (AP) - Republican U.S. Sen. Rand Paul is taking an active role in promoting a long-debated proposal that seeks to amend Kentucky's Constitution to restore voting rights for some felons.
Paul spokesman Daniel Bayens says the senator has voiced his support for the proposal to several Kentucky lawmakers.... more »
January 14, 2014 10:55 AM
BUCKHORN, Ky. - Buckhorn Lake State Resort Park in Perry County is temporarily closed due to a lack of water in the wake of severe cold weather this month.
The park cannot get additional water because of water line breaks in the area. The park is closed until water... more »
January 13, 2014 11:14 AM
Lexington - The Kentucky Division of Water has lifted a boil water advisory for customers in a large portion of Owen County as of 10:35am Monday.
The boil water advisory has been lifted for Owen County customers south of and including Progress Way and south of and including the... more »
January 13, 2014 10:43 AM
COVINGTON (AP) - A Northern Kentucky city is extending an invitation to graffiti artists.
The Kentucky Enquirer reports Covington officials have designated a space near a floodwall along the Licking River for community use.
The move comes after a blank wall on one of the 17 mural structures... more »
January 9, 2014 11:47 AM
The Owen County Judge Executive has issued a Declaration of Disaster for Owen County after the county went into day three of a water shortage, and is looking into two more days.
Owen County has been under a water shortage due cold weather and water breaks.
City officials... more »
January 9, 2014 11:07 AM
The Owen County Judicial Center in Owenton will be closed Thursday and Friday due to Owen County being without water.
Normal hours are expected to resume Monday, Jan. 13.
January 9, 2014 10:40 AM
The city of Carlisle has asked residents to conserve water due to water line breaks Thursday morning.
No other information was immediately available.
January 9, 2014 10:37 AM
Lexington - Kentucky American Water crews are continuing work Wednesday morning to resolve the water system issues for Owen County customers.
Unfortunately, water levels in the system continue to be low after the overnight period, when it was expected the water supply would be improved.
As of Thursday... more »
January 9, 2014 10:31 AM
FRANKFORT (AP) - Residents and businesses in western Kentucky are voicing opposition to a rate increase proposed by Big Rivers Electric Corp.
The Messenger-Inquirer (http://bit.ly/K89aX4) reports about a dozen people spoke Wednesday during a video conference held by the Public Service Commission to take comments on the proposal to... more »
January 7, 2014 3:59 PM
LOUISVILLE (AP) - After two days of subzero wind chills, Kentucky could see some relief as temperatures are forecast to rise above freezing in the coming days and into the weekend.
The National Weather Service is calling for highs on Wednesday to be in the 30s, a dramatic swing... more »
January 7, 2014 1:24 PM
FRANKFORT (AP) - Kentucky lawmakers on Tuesday began a legislative session to be dominated by work on a new state budget, though efforts to legalize casinos and revamp the tax code will headline other issues sure to surface.
The House and Senate convened at midday, starting a session that... more »
January 7, 2014 12:31 PM
An Anderson County grandmother accused of abusing a child plead guilty Tuesday morning.
Investigators say Carolyn Case tied a 3-year-old to a bed for up to 16 hours a day as punishment.
In addition to a guilty plea, Case agreed to testify against her daughter Rebecca Jackson, and... more »
January 7, 2014 12:01 PM
Coats, hats, gloves, you name it. The donations at shelters in Lexington are walking out almost as fast as they're coming in. At GodsNet, they accepted a delivery of 4,000 blankets on Monday and already the Sheriff's Dept. has delivered all of of them. So now they're in need of... more »
January 7, 2014 11:57 AM
Lexington - A precautionary boil water advisory was issued Tuesday morning for Kentucky American Water customers in the city of Owenton, Ky., and nearby areas in Owen County.
The advisory is a result of a water main break on Main Street near Blanton Street in Owenton, Ky. Field crews... more »
January 7, 2014 10:30 AM
GRAYSON, Ky. (AP) - A former Eastern Kentucky mayor has received a two-year sentence for trafficking in marijuana.
The Independent (http://bit.ly/1dNE5mZ) reports 56-year-old Danny Sparks, who was mayor of Olive Hill when he was arrested in 2012, was in court Monday to learn his fate.
His attorney, Robin... more »
January 6, 2014 3:07 PM
With colder temperatures and wind chills expected to range from 20-30 degrees below zero overnight Monday and into Tuesday morning, the city of Lexington has canceled Tuesday's residential waste and recycling collection.
Residents with Tuesday city waste and recycling collection are asked to put their Herbie and Rosie containers... more »
January 2, 2014 2:41 PM
FRANKFORT - With frigid temperatures and wind chills expected in the coming days, the Kentucky Division of Water reminds citizens to protect the water systems in their homes and businesses from freezing.
When water freezes, it expands. When water freezes in a pipe and expands enough, the pipe bursts,... more »
January 1, 2014 11:28 AM
ASHLAND (AP) - Ashland-born Hollywood screenwriter Allison Anders has agreed to teach a screenwriting class at the Grayson Gallery and Art Center in her hometown.
The Independent reports (http://bit.ly/1cG0IcN ) Anders worked on the Emmy-nominated "Ring of Fire: The June Carter Cash Story" and is developing a new AMC-TV... more »
December 31, 2013 2:47 PM
Lexington Fire Department and Jessamine County Fire Department asearched the Kentucky River near the Madison County Line Tuesday for a missing man.
Officials said two boats searched for 32-year-old Alex Johnson using sonar Tuesday afternoon between Clays Ferry Bridge and the Interstate 75 bridge.
Officials did not say... more »
December 31, 2013 11:15 AM
COVINGTON (AP) - A northern Kentucky city is demolishing abandoned homes in an effort to eliminate blight from its urban core. The Kentucky Enquirer (http://bit.ly/19YrdJN) reports that about 300 houses in Covington will be demolished by the time the program is completed. "The program's intent is to remove blight from... more »
December 31, 2013 10:37 AM
Bardstown Police say they found six pit bulls inside inside a van with no food or water Monday evening. They say the dogs were fighting among themselves and had chewed up part of the vehicles interior, and there was no sign that food or water had been left for them.... more »
December 31, 2013 10:20 AM
One person was killed in a three-vehicle collision in Hopkinsville Monday night.
Police say a car was traveling the wrong way on Eagle Way Bypass around 9:20 p.m. when it hit with two oncoming vehicles.
The passenger in the car traveling the wrong direction was pronounced dead... more »
December 29, 2013 11:50 AM
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) - The Louisville International Airport has been named the seventh busiest cargo airport in the world by Airports Council International. The Courier-Journal reports the airport moved up two spots, surpassing Paris and Frankfurt, Germany, in the latest rankings. Louisville Regional Airport Authority's Skip Miller said the growth... more »
December 29, 2013 9:28 AM
CALHOUN, Ky. (AP) - Four counties in western Kentucky are joining together to create the Kentucky Network for Development, Leadership and Engagement. The Messenger-Inquirer reports that the regional economic development organization is being launched Jan. 2 by leaders in McLean, Henderson, Webster and Union counties. It is a merger of... more »
December 28, 2013 12:02 PM
Police are on the lookout for the man they say robbed a Junction City bank Saturday morning.
Chief Merl Baldwin tells LEX 18 a white male entered the PBK Bank around 9:30 a.m., showed a hand gun to the teller while demanding money and left once the teller handed... more »
December 28, 2013 10:28 AM
(FRANKFORT, Ky.) - The Kentucky State Police (KSP) is gearing up for the New Years Eve holiday, which is traditionally a time for festive events where people gather to ring in a new year. Many of these celebrations include the consumption of alcohol, lending way to the potential for impaired... more »
December 27, 2013 2:56 PM
A western Kentucky woman eneded up getting arrested while visiting an inmate.
Madisonville Police arrested 36-year-old Stephanie Niswonger on multiple charges, after officials say she entered the Hopkins County jail to deliver medication to an inmate while on drugs.
Officers noticed she had slurred speech and dialated eyes.... more »
December 27, 2013 10:50 AM
A Louisville man died in a house fire in Alabama early Thursday morning.
Local TV station WTVY reports Bobby Sorrells, 56, died in a house fire that started around 4 a.m. the day after Christmas on Covington County Road 70 in the rural Babbie Community, that sits right next... more »
December 25, 2013 2:59 PM
A woman was arrested and charged after deputies say she abandoned her daughter on a Laurel County road after an argument and drove away.
The Laurel County Sheriff's office said in a press release that witnesses told them Jeanette A. Oleary was traveling down West Laurel Road, 6 miles... more »
December 23, 2013 3:58 PM
Private health plans up 121 percent since Thanksgiving week
FRANKFORT - The 100,000th Kentuckian enrolled in health insurance over the weekend thanks to kynect, the state's health benefit exchange, continuing the surge of interest and applications for health insurance since Thanksgiving. If premiums are paid on time, coverage will... more »
December 23, 2013 1:39 PM
FRANKFORT (AP) - More than 100,000 Kentuckians can mark another item off their shopping lists: medical coverage. Kentucky's state-operated online insurance marketplace has had a rush of people signing up for policies over the past month so that they would receive coverage beginning Jan. 1. Gwenda Bond, a spokeswoman for... more »
December 23, 2013 11:41 AM
Kentucky State University has been approved by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to move from a Level III to Level V degree-granting institution.
Level V institutions can offer one to three doctoral degrees as their highest degrees, while Level III institutions offer the master's... more »
December 23, 2013 11:02 AM
Kentucky State Police have arrested two people from Grayson, KY, after the airing of a reality television episode in which, police say, they were seen engaging in trafficking and possession of controlled substances, and placing juveniles in unsafe situations.
Cortney J. Howard, 26, and David Robert Nickell, 33 were... more »
December 23, 2013 10:27 AM
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Several cars were destroyed by fire at a Louisville dealership Saturday night.
Louisville Police say high winds brought down several power lines that struck some used cars starting the fire at Town and Country Dealership on Preston Highway on the south side.
Fire crews... more »
December 23, 2013 10:02 AM
Kentucky Geological Survey reports a 2.5 magnitude earthquake hit Bath County near the Montgomery County line Monday morning.
Montgomery County dispatch say they received several calls about the earthquake starting at 6:28 a.m., and say they felt the rumble, too.
No injuries or damage have been reported so... more »