Stories tagged: Kentucky
Mon., Sept. 2, 2019, 4 p.m.
A Corbin man was arrested in Laurel County on Friday after the sheriff’s office said he was operating a Walmart motorized cart while intoxicated.
Thu., Aug. 1, 2019, 2:19 p.m.
A regional gas pipeline ruptured early Thursday in Kentucky, causing a massive explosion that killed one person, hospitalized five others, destroyed railroad tracks and forced the evacuation of a nearby …
Wed., July 31, 2019, 11:11 a.m.
Federal officials are investigating a report that a man fired a gunshot while camping at Mammoth Cave National Park, an incident that another camper says was prompted by an alleged …
UPDATED: Thu., July 4, 2019, 8:03 p.m.
The fire that destroyed a massive Jim Beam warehouse filled with aging bourbon in Kentucky continued to burn on Thursday as officials said the decision on whether to extinguish is …
UPDATED: Wed., July 3, 2019, 7:12 p.m.
A fire destroyed a massive Jim Beam warehouse filled with about 45,000 barrels of aging bourbon in Kentucky, and state officials worried that runoff whiskey seeping into nearby waterways would …
UPDATED: Fri., May 24, 2019, 4:33 p.m.
In the Bible, the ark survived an epic flood. Yet the owners of Kentucky’s Noah’s ark attraction are demanding their insurance company bail them out after flooding caused nearly $1 …
UPDATED: Tue., May 21, 2019, 2:59 p.m.
Abortion providers say they are reassuring confused patients that restrictive abortion laws passed by a number of states have yet to take effect.
UPDATED: Mon., May 20, 2019, 12:25 p.m.
A federal judge will hear arguments about a Mississippi law that would ban most abortions once a fetal heartbeat can be detected.
UPDATED: Wed., April 17, 2019, 8:09 p.m.
Federal authorities said Wednesday they have charged 60 people, including 31 doctors, for their roles in illegally prescribing and distributing millions of pills containing opioids and other dangerous drugs.
UPDATED: Wed., April 10, 2019, 6:26 p.m.
Lawmakers in Georgia, Alabama, Mississippi and Kentucky are considering or have passed measures designed to directly challenge Roe v. Wade. Anti-abortion activists are hopeful that President Donald Trump’s appointments of …
Wed., Feb. 27, 2019, 2:29 p.m.
Twelve-year-old Hannah Piedad first encountered vaping – an electronic form of smoking – at a New Year’s party. It was the smell that got her attention. Now the student at …
UPDATED: Thu., Dec. 13, 2018, 9:53 p.m.
The Kentucky Supreme Court on Thursday struck down a law that made changes to the state’s struggling public pension system eight months after it prompted thousands of teachers to protest, …
Sun., Nov. 18, 2018, 10:07 p.m.
Quade Green came off the bench to score a season-high 17 points, including five in the final 90 seconds, to help No. 10 Kentucky hold off VMI 92-82 on Sunday …
Thu., Nov. 15, 2018, 2:25 p.m.
Federal prosecutors have charged a white man with federal hate crimes in the killings of two African-Americans at a grocery store last month in Kentucky.
Wed., Nov. 14, 2018, 3:50 p.m.
Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin has been forthright about what he believes are the root causes of mass shootings. A few months ago, the Republican blamed gun violence on children’s access …
Tue., Nov. 6, 2018, 6:32 p.m.
Kim Davis, the Kentucky county clerk who refused to sign marriage licenses for gay couples, lost Tuesday in her re-election bid for the Rowan County clerkship.
Fri., Oct. 26, 2018, 9:30 p.m.
The fatal shooting death of two black grocery patrons by a white gunman is being investigated as a possible hate crime, a U.S. official said Friday.
UPDATED: Thu., Oct. 25, 2018, 8:04 p.m.
A white man with a history of violence and mental illness was recorded on surveillance video apparently trying to get inside a predominantly black church in Kentucky before he went …
UPDATED: Wed., Aug. 22, 2018, 1:29 p.m.
Police were seeking two southeast Kentucky felons Wednesday who escaped from jail by spraying a bleach concoction in the eyes of one jail worker and physically attacking another before running …
UPDATED: Tue., Aug. 21, 2018, 8:10 p.m.
A solider from Spokane was killed Sunday in a helicopter crash in Iraq, the Pentagon announced.
Fri., June 1, 2018, 10:49 a.m.
Until recently, whiskey tourists in Kentucky had been allowed to sniff the aromas of bourbon-making and sip the finished product during distillery tours. But they couldn’t legally ship bottles home.
UPDATED: Wed., May 30, 2018, 7:46 a.m.
An explosion damaged a UPS freight hub Wednesday morning in Kentucky’s second-largest city, sending multiple people to the hospital in what fire officials described as an accidental blast.
UPDATED: Fri., April 13, 2018, 8:10 p.m.
With the chants of hundreds of teachers ringing in their ears, Kentucky lawmakers voted Friday to override the Republican governor’s veto of a two-year state budget that increases public education …
Tue., April 3, 2018, 4:05 p.m.
A teacher rebellion in red states from West Virginia to Arizona has put Republicans on the defensive, forcing them to walk a fine line in the months before midterm elections …
UPDATED: Mon., April 2, 2018, 3:40 p.m.
Thousands of Kentucky teachers filled the streets near the state Capitol in Frankfort on a cold, overcast Monday to rally for education funding.
UPDATED: Thu., March 29, 2018, 8:54 p.m.
Republican lawmakers in Kentucky passed a pension overhaul Thursday that preserves benefits for most workers and does little in the short-term to address the state’s massive debt.
UPDATED: Wed., March 21, 2018, 7:56 p.m.
Hundreds of Kentucky teachers flexed their political muscle with a rally Wednesday outside the state Capitol, seeking to bury a proposed pension overhaul and win more state education funding from …
Tue., March 13, 2018, 10:05 a.m.
Officials say a crash involving a Kentucky school bus sent 18 students to a hospital to get evaluated.
Fri., March 9, 2018, 12:27 p.m.
U.S. Sen. Rand Paul’s neighbor pleaded guilty Friday to a federal charge for tackling the lawmaker in an attack his attorney says was triggered by a dispute over lawn maintenance.
UPDATED: Thu., March 8, 2018, 8:49 a.m.
Hundreds of teachers in central Kentucky have rallied in front of public schools to protest proposed cuts to their retirement benefits in what could be a precursor to a statewide …