Stories tagged: Kentucky
Thu., April 27, 2017
Solar energy illuminates coal’s demise
The bottom line is that clinging to the ancient religion of coal does nothing to make America great again.
Mon., April 10, 2017, 8:05 a.m.
Toyota announces $1.33 billion investment in Kentucky plant
Toyota said Monday it is investing $1.3 billion to retool its sprawling factory in Georgetown, Kentucky, where the company’s flagship Camry sedans are built.
Sat., March 25, 2017
Froma Harrop: Trump faithful must own consequences
Putting the onus back on Trump’s voters is not only more honest; it is less patronizing.
UPDATED: Sat., March 11, 2017, 9:25 p.m.
Pence relies more on charm than oratory to push the GOP health-care plan in Kentucky
Vice President Mike Pence was in full charm mode Saturday when he touched down here for a visit to try to sell the Republican health-care plan in a state that …
Wed., Feb. 22, 2017, 3:36 p.m.
Trump’s federal hiring freeze forces two Army bases to suspend child care services
Major U.S. Army bases at Fort Knox, Ky., and Wiesbaden, Germany, are shutting down child care and education services for military families due to President Donald Trump’s hiring freeze on …
Sun., Feb. 19, 2017, 9:36 p.m.
Saint Joseph’s Phil Martelli recalls thrills, regrets of unbeaten ride that faces Zags
There aren’t many people on the planet who can relate to Gonzaga’s run at an unbeaten regular season. Saint Joseph’s coach Phil Martelli is one of them.
Fri., Feb. 3, 2017, 6:05 a.m.
Kellyanne Conway cites ‘Bowling Green massacre’ that never happened to defend travel ban
Kellyanne Conway has taken “alternative facts” to a new level. During a Thursday interview with MSNBC’s Chris Matthews, the counselor to the president defended President Trump’s travel ban related to …
Mon., Jan. 30, 2017, 7:38 a.m.
2 dead, 7 hurt after driver crashes into crowd at food truck
Two pedestrians are dead and seven others injured after police say a drunken driver lost control of his vehicle and plowed into a crowd standing near a food truck in …
Tue., Jan. 17, 2017, 11:16 p.m.
Top 25 roundup: De’Aaron Fox helps Kentucky edges Mississippi State
De’Aaron Fox scored 21 points, Malik Monk added 14 and No. 5 Kentucky beat Mississippi State 88-81 on Tuesday night.
Fri., Nov. 18, 2016, 11:01 a.m.
Trump claims to save Ford plant. But it wasn’t closing.
President-elect Donald Trump claimed Thursday that he convinced the chairman of Ford Motor Co. not to move an assembly plant from Kentucky to Mexico. But Ford never intended to move …
Sun., July 31, 2016, 2:46 p.m.
McConnell says ‘great likelihood’ he’ll seek another term
U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell is signaling that his long political career may stretch well into the next decade. The Kentucky Republican said there’s a “great likelihood” he’ll seek …
Wed., June 15, 2016, 10:31 a.m.
Washington trucker pleads guilty in fatal wreck in Kentucky
A Washington tractor-trailer driver has pleaded guilty in a crash that killed one person in Kentucky in May 2015.
Thu., May 26, 2016, 2:11 p.m.
Bernie Sanders accepts Kentucky primary result; Hillary Clinton wins state
Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders says his campaign accepts primary results in Kentucky, handing front-runner Hillary Clinton another victory.
Tue., May 24, 2016, 8:20 p.m.
Newsmakers: Illinois dismisses Nunn
Dismissed Illinois on Tuesday dismissed junior guard Kendrick Nunn from the basketball team following his guilty plea to misdemeanor domestic battery. Withdrawn Washington State’s Josh Hawkinson, Ike Iroegbu and Conor …
Tue., May 24, 2016, 10 a.m.
Bernie Sanders’ campaign seeks Kentucky vote recanvass
Bernie Sanders’ presidential campaign requested a recanvass in Kentucky’s presidential primary Tuesday, where he trails Hillary Clinton by less than one-half of 1 percent of the vote.
UPDATED: Tue., May 17, 2016, 9:32 p.m.
The Latest: Bernie Sanders doesn’t gain much ground on Hillary Clinton
The Latest on Tuesday’s primary elections in Kentucky and Oregon.
Tue., May 17, 2016, 3:40 p.m.
Hillary Clinton, Bernie Sanders in tight Kentucky race; Sanders, Donald Trump win Oregon
Democratic presidential front-runner Hillary Clinton sought to avoid primary losses in Kentucky and Oregon on Tuesday, aiming to blunt the momentum of challenger Bernie Sanders ahead of a likely general …
Tue., May 17, 2016, 10:16 a.m.
Clinton aims for Kentucky win to break Sanders’ momentum
Donald Trump has picked up nine delegates in Guam. He now needs fewer than 100 delegates to clinch the Republican nomination for president.
Thu., April 28, 2016, 6:09 a.m.
‘Heroin rush hour’: It’s what cops call car full of people in PJs
“Heroin rush hour” has some telltale signs in northern Kentucky, like a car filled with people in their pajamas around 9 or 10 a.m. That’s what police in Fort Thomas …
Mon., April 25, 2016, 7:26 a.m.
Husband arrested after wife’s body found in well
Authorities have arrested the husband of a woman whose body was found in a well in south-central Kentucky.
Thu., April 14, 2016, 3:25 p.m.
Kentucky jury awards $5.3M in UPS discrimination lawsuit
Eight black men won a $5.3 million jury award Thursday in a lawsuit over claims that they endured a hostile work environment at UPS in Lexington, Kentucky, and that an …
Wed., April 13, 2016, 3:34 p.m.
Feds: EPA fails to protect water from oilfield contamination
A federal review says the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is failing to protect drinking-water reserves from oilfield contamination.
Tue., April 5, 2016, 7:06 p.m.
Newsmakers: North Carolina point guard
North Carolina point guard
Fri., March 25, 2016, 12:10 p.m.
Third Zika case in Kentucky confirmed in pregnant woman
The Kentucky Department of Health says it has confirmed the state’s third case of the Zika virus in a pregnant woman.
Mon., March 14, 2016, 9:50 a.m.
Man charged in deadly fire says he was smoking near oxygen
A man charged in an apartment fire that killed three people, including his son, says he was drinking and smoking near his oxygen tank when it caught fire.
Fri., March 11, 2016, 10:03 a.m.
Three dead after Kentucky apartment building blaze, fire chief says
A massive overnight fire at a central Kentucky apartment complex killed three, injured at least five and forced some residents to leap from second-story windows to escape the flames.
Mon., Feb. 29, 2016, 7:22 p.m.
Vandy fined $100,000 for storming court after Kentucky game
Vanderbilt has been fined $100,000 by the Southeastern Conference after fans stormed the court Saturday following the Commodores’ 74-62 basketball victory over Kentucky.
Wed., Dec. 23, 2015, 6:43 p.m.
Kentucky coach John Calipari asks fans not to tease Louisville over scandal
Kentucky coach John Calipari hopes Wildcats fans resist the urge to tease archrival Louisville about its escort scandal and treat the Cardinals respectfully Saturday in the Bluegrass showdown at Rupp …
Sun., March 15, 2015
Irish take ACC
Jerian Grant scored 24 points and No. 11 Notre Dame took over with a 26-3 second-half run to rally past No. 19 North Carolina 90-82 on Saturday night in the …
Tue., March 3, 2015
Georgia has daunting task tonight against unbeaten Kentucky
With a perfect regular season in sight, No. 1 Kentucky looks downright unstoppable. Georgia is the next team standing in the way, hoping to trip up the Wildcats tonight ( …