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LONDON, Ky. (AP) — A state lawmaker will face a jury trial in September after unsuccessfully trying this week to have evidence in his drunken driving case thrown out, the Lexington Herald-Leader reported.State Rep. Derek Lewis was arrested near his home at 1:55 a.m. on April 16, just a few …
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Looking to flex his newfound influence among Kentucky Democrats after his Senate campaign fell just short, Charles Booker reached out Thursday to unite behind Amy McGrath's uphill fight to unseat Republican Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell.Booker, a progressive …
LOUISVILLE, Ky (AP) — Taking the offensive after her narrow primary win, Democratic Senate nominee Amy McGrath challenged Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell to disclose what he knows about intelligence assessments suggesting Russia offered bounties for killing U.S. troops in …
Recent editorials from Kentucky newspapers:___June 28The Bowling Green Daily News on an industrial park project in Kentucky:When it was first proposed decades ago, the Kentucky Transpark was met with skepticism by some.The ambitious industrial park will never be filled, the naysayers …
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Federal officials are working “urgently and expeditiously” to investigate possible civil rights violations by the Louisville officers who fatally shot Breonna Taylor, Kentucky's top FBI agent said Wednesday.“We have our best agents working on …
With the opening of the thoroughbred season at Monmouth Park days away, chief executive Dennis Drazin knows the odds are against the track making a profit.The coronavirus pandemic has idled the New Jersey shore facility for almost two months while officials in the hard-hit state waited for the …
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Looking to end a backlog of unemployment claims filed this spring, Gov. Andy Beshear said the state has hired an outside company to shore up staffing to process the requests for assistance.The goal is to process all unresolved jobless claims pending from March through …
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Former Marine pilot Amy McGrath overcame a bumpier-than-expected Kentucky primary to win the Democratic U.S. Senate nomination Tuesday, fending off progressive Charles Booker to set up a bruising, big-spending showdown with Republican Senate Majority Leader Mitch …
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Josh Hicks, a Marine veteran who switched parties after growing disillusioned with Republican policies he saw as favoring the wealthy, claimed the Democratic nomination Tuesday for a Kentucky congressional seat, setting up a fall match-up against U.S. Rep. Andy Barr.A …
BARBOURVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Highway signs showing honorary road names designated by Kentucky lawmakers have been installed in Knox County.The signs are on U.S. 25E and Kentucky 217.Home of Byron Woolum Professional Checkers Player is displayed on U.S. 25E, and Reverend Ray Bays Memorial Bridge …
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — One of Kentucky's most unpredictable political races in years is headed toward the wire Tuesday, but it's taking a full week after the June 23 primary to sort out a possible photo finish in the Democratic U.S. Senate contest.Absentee ballots that stacked up amid the …
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky's top agriculture official on Monday accused the governor of circumventing state law by failing to gather public input for several executive orders issued amid the coronavirus pandemic.Republican Agriculture Commissioner Ryan Quarles filed a lawsuit in Scott …
LOUISVILLE, Kentucky (AP) — With only one polling place open on election day this week in Louisville, Kentucky, voting went relatively smoothly compared with other recent primaries held amid the global pandemic. Does that mean other cities should consider the same in November?Voting rights …
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — The Kentucky Supreme Court will hold oral arguments next week in five cases on appeal from courts in Fayette, Franklin, Jefferson and Woodford counties.Justices will hear arguments in the cases by video conference next Wednesday and Thursday, a statement from the …
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Progressive candidate Charles Booker pulled ahead of Amy McGrath on Thursday in his bid for an upset in Kentucky's Democratic U.S. Senate primary, but most votes had yet to be counted.Booker led by fewer than 3,000 votes as of Thursday afternoon, based in part on a …
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Churchill Downs officials have gotten their wish, announcing Thursday that when the rescheduled Kentucky Derby is run in September there will be spectators in the stands — just more spread out than usual.The historic track got the go-ahead to run the Derby and …
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — The outcry has reverberated for weeks online and at demonstrations nationwide: Arrest the cops who killed Breonna Taylor.But three months after plainclothes detectives serving a warrant busted into her Louisville, Kentucky, apartment and shot the 26-year-old Black …
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky has settled a 13-year-old dispute with 54 rural hospitals over Medicaid reimbursement rates, officials said.Kentucky and the federal government will pay $383 million to settle with hospitals that said they were underpaid by Medicaid, Gov. Andy Beshear announced …
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Health guidance for Kentucky schools reopening in the age of the coronavirus includes having students wear masks and practice social distancing. The long-awaited plan is aimed at keeping schools open while protecting students, staff and communities, interim state …
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky's Democratic Senate primary went into overtime Wednesday as the candidates anxiously awaited the counting of absentee ballots to determine who will advance to challenge Republican Majority Leader Mitch McConnell in the fall campaign.After months of voter …

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