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FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky's Democratic attorney general said Monday he has atoned for some tainted contributions to his 2015 campaign by donating more than $14,000 to a government watchdog group — but it's not clear the group will accept the money.Andy Beshear, who is running …
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — The U.S. Chamber of Commerce has chosen Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin to lead an economic development trip to India.The trip is scheduled for January and the delegation will include members of the U.S.-India Business Council and co-leaders of the Kentucky Cabinet for …
LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — The University of Kentucky has settled a lawsuit filed by a former public health dentist who said he was fired from the school for publicly criticizing Republican Gov. Matt Bevin's plan to overhaul the state's Medicaid program.The Lexington Herald-Leader reports the …
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Reaction to a Republican lawmaker in Kentucky regaining his leadership position after signing a sexual harassment settlement has fallen along party lines, with some Republicans saying it is time to move on - while Democrats worry the appointment sends the wrong …
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — GOP leaders in Kentucky won't commit to seating a Democrat who ousted a Republican incumbent by just one vote in a contested election, setting up a potential partisan clash when the legislature convenes next month.Democrat Jim Glenn got 6,319 votes on election day while …
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky officials say a change is coming for people looking to renew personalized license plates.The Transportation Cabinet says personalized plates will transition to a birth month expiration next year to comply with action by state lawmakers. Officials say the change …
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky's Republican governor has kicked off construction of a new interchange along I-65.The interchange will be south of Shepherdsville near mile marker 114 between exits 112 and 116. The project also includes a 1.4 mile connector route between Ohm Drive and Alpha …
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky's Republican governor has kicked off construction of a new interchange along I-65.The interchange will be south of Shepherdsville near mile marker 114 between exits 112 and 116. The project also includes a 1.4 mile connector route between Ohm Drive and Alpha …
LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — A cycling magazine has named the University of Kentucky as the most bicycle-friendly college in the country.Bicycle Magazine picked the state's flagship school from 45 universities, ranging from small, liberal-arts colleges to large, public universities.Amelia Neptune, …
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Republican leaders in Kentucky have restored a state lawmaker to his leadership position more than a year after he signed a secret sexual harassment settlement.State Rep. Michael Meredith was one of four Republican lawmakers who signed the $110,000 settlement in 2017 …
PRESTONSBURG, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky State Police say an 8-year-old boy has died in a house fire near Prestonsburg.WYMT-TV reports police say Payton Hylton died in the Monday fire that left his father with minor burns. Floyd County Schools Superintendent Danny Adkins says the boy was a …
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — A grand jury in Kentucky has indicted a man who police say was shot by an officer after the man allegedly fled from a traffic stop, injuring a state trooper.Kentucky State Police said Tuesday that 38-year-old Zindell R. Lindle was indicted by a Franklin County grand …
HARLAN, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky State Police say a man died in a logging accident.News outlets report troopers were called to the Cranks community of Harlan County around 10 a.m. Tuesday morning for reports of a workplace accident.A news release says 36-year-old John Williams was injured while …
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — A federal judge has ordered Kentucky's governor to turn over screenshots of social media accounts he has blocked.Two Kentucky residents with the help of the American Civil Liberties Union have sued Bevin, arguing he violated their First Amendment rights by blocking them …
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Transportation officials in Kentucky say bus services will be improved across the state thanks to $7 million in federal grants.Kentucky Transportation Cabinet Secretary Greg Thomas says the grant money was awarded by the Federal Transit Administration for rural Kentucky …
LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky's education commissioner has scaled back proposed new high school graduation requirements after some districts worried they wouldn't have the resources needed for their students to graduate.Wayne Lewis announced the changes Monday, two days before the state …
ASHLAND, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky State Police are investigating the second death in four days at the Boyd County Detention Center.News outlets report 36-year-old inmate Charles Shawn Finley of Ashland was pronounced dead at a hospital Sunday. He was among several inmates who overdosed.Boyd …
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky Farmers Bank, founded in 1931, is the only bank with headquarters in Boyd County, an eastern Kentucky community that borders West Virginia and Ohio. In 2017, the bank had $486,000 in taxable income. Kentucky's top corporate tax rate was then 6 percent, but the …
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — After losing his re-election campaign by one vote, a Republican lawmaker in Kentucky has asked the GOP-controlled state House of Representatives for a recount to make sure the result is "100 percent accurate."Kentucky state Rep. DJ Johnson lost to Democrat Jim Glenn on …
CATLETTSBURG, Ky. (AP) — A Kentucky coroner says an inmate has died in jail and State Police are investigating.News outlets report the inmate was found dead Thursday morning at the Boyd County Detention Center.County Coroner Mark Hammond tells The Daily Independent of Ashland that what …

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