FRANKFORT -- A prominent Democratic lawmaker said Monday that Kentucky's governor needs more legislative support than Republicans think he does in order to pass his pension-relief proposal in a special legislative session, and she says the vote-count issue could land the matter in court.
WASHINGTON -- President Donald Trump signed an executive order Monday that calls for upfront disclosure by hospitals of actual prices for common tests and procedures to help keep costs down.
The U.S. government has removed most of the children from a remote Border Patrol station in Texas following reports that more than 300 children were detained there, caring for each other with inadequate food, water and sanitation.
Asher Guthrie, 3, of Sikeston, Mo., helps stock the shelves in his family's fireworks shop, Exit 3 Discount Fireworks in Paducah. The Guthries have set up shop in Paducah for their Fourth of July fireworks sale for seven years. The store is at 5116 Cairo Road in West Paducah.
The McCracken County Fiscal Court hopes to save as much as $150,000 on inmate health care in the coming fiscal year by contracting with a local doctor in addition to hiring nurses to work onsite at the jail.
Following two straight quarters with a slight increase in its power cost adjustment (PCA) -- a cost added to all energy usage by its customers -- Paducah Power System will lower the PCA for the quarter beginning July 1.
PEORIA, Ill. -- Jurors deliberated less than 90 minutes before returning a guilty verdict Monday in the federal death-penalty trial of a former University of Illinois doctoral student who abducted a visiting Chinese scholar from a bus stop and killed her at his apartment.
ORLANDO, Fla. -- A Florida woman's effort to protect herself from domestic violence has become a flashpoint in the debate over gun rights and victims' safety.
MANAMA, Bahrain -- Despite withering criticism, charges of hypocrisy and outright rejection from the intended beneficiaries, the Trump administration is plowing ahead with a $50 billion economic proposal to aid the Palestinians and hopes it will drive a much-anticipated but unseen Mideast pe…
COLUMBIA, S.C. -- South Carolina is projecting a 1,200% increase in hemp farming acreage, as the state looks to join in on the booming market with others in the region.
Two babies, a toddler and a woman were found dead near the U.S.-Mexican border, overcome by the sweltering heat in a glimpse of what could lie ahead this summer as record numbers of migrant families try to get into the United States.
WASHINGTON -- President Donald Trump signed an executive order on Monday targeting Iran's supreme leader and his associates with financial sanctions, the latest action the U.S. has taken to discourage Tehran from developing nuclear weapons and supporting militant groups.
CONCORD, N.H. -- The driver of a pickup truck in a fiery collision on a rural New Hampshire highway that killed seven motorcyclists was charged Monday with seven counts of negligent homicide, and records show he was stopped on suspicion of drunken driving last month and in 2013.
Trooper Brian Luckett (left) and Capt. J.T. Handy of Kentucky State Police Post 1 place a memorial wreath Monday at the site where Trooper Eric Chrisman died in 2015 in a collision with a semi while responding a reckless driver complaint in Lyon County. The memorial marks Chrisman's end of w…
WASHINGTON -- Days before the first Democratic presidential debates, Sen. Bernie Sanders and House progressives rolled out legislation to cancel all student debt, going farther than a signature proposal by Sen. Elizabeth Warren as the two jockey for support from the party's liberal base.
GILBERTSVILLE -- Mark Wood was out of town visiting a sick family member Sunday evening when he heard news that his Marshall County marina had suffered damage from a severe storm -- confirmed by weather officials on Monday as an EF1 tornado.
Grace Episcopal Church parishioners Nolan Black (from left), David Black, John Schadle and Mark Adams spend part of their Sunday cleaning up debris from Friday and Saturday storms. The severe weather continued Sunday afternoon with strong winds and heavy rains, causing additional damage thro…
Derrick Hobbs, of Paducah, walks his dog, Diesel, along the flooded riverfront Sunday so he can play in the water. The National Weather Service listed the river stage at 38.56 feet by the afternoon and projects the stage will rise to 40 feet by Wednesday, surpassing the intial flood stage of…
Twenty college students are participating in this year's Summer Internship program at the U.S. Department of Energy's Paducah Site. The 10-week program kicked off May 20, offering hands-on experience, leadership opportunities, and communication skills training to participants.
Students and faculty from the University of Kentucky College of Engineering-Paducah Campus are set to arrive in Uganda on July 7 for a four-week research trip, part of an ongoing project to convert plastic waste into marketable fuel in developing regions.
LOUISVILLE -- As Father's Day approached, a group of dads got together in Shawnee Park to play kickball and catch up. The men are part of a Kentucky-based program that teaches them how to better communicate with and care for their kids.
Severe weather returned to western Kentucky on Sunday, leaving a trail of damage across the Jackson Purchase after a third straight day of straight-line winds and hard rain.
Clean-up and power restoration efforts resumed Saturday in McCracken County, a day after severe weather damaged numerous properties, trees and utility poles.
McCracken County Judge-Executive Craig Clymer's decision to change party affiliations from Democrat to Republican on Monday is not an isolated event. In recent decades, the county's electorate has begun to turn shades of red and purple after being historically blue.
A local nonprofit will soon take its mission of saving, building and changing lives even further through a partnership with a substance abuse treatment program.
Lemonade is refreshing on hot summer days, and as it turns out, stormy days, too. Young, local entrepreneurs learned as much Saturday while putting their businesses to work in Paducah.
WASHINGTON -- President Donald Trump said Saturday that military action against Iran was still an option for its downing of an unmanned U.S. military aircraft, but amid heightened tensions he dangled the prospect of eventually becoming an unlikely "best friend" of America's longtime Middle E…
FRANKFORT -- Democratic gubernatorial candidate Andy Beshear has regularly boasted on the Kentucky campaign trail how, as the state attorney general, he has defeated Republican incumbent Matt Bevin in court.
OWENSBORO -- A Kentucky distillery says efforts are underway to recover thousands of barrels of bourbon at a massive storage warehouse that partially collapsed during a thunderstorm.
WASHINGTON -- President Donald Trump on Saturday delayed a nationwide immigration sweep to deport people living the United States illegally, including families, saying he would give lawmakers two weeks to work out solutions for the southern border.
RANDOLPH, N.H. -- Investigators pleaded Saturday for members of the public to come forward with information that could help them determine why a pickup truck hauling a trailer collided with a group of 10 motorcycles on a rural highway, killing seven bikers.
A leading conservative intellectual who championed the nomination of Justice Brett Kavanaugh to the U.S. Supreme Court has been nominated to serve as a federal district judge in Kentucky.
Donated blood generally has a six-week shelf life, but University of Louisville researchers are testing a way to convert red blood cells into a longer-lasting powder that potentially could save the lives of soldiers, trauma patients and maybe even astronauts.
COLUMBIA, S.C. -- Twenty Democratic presidential candidates attending a Planned Parenthood forum on Saturday vowed to defend abortion rights under nearly any circumstance while largely ignoring nuances around the issue that have already roiled their party heading into the 2020 election.
Mr. and Mrs. Clinton Goodman of Hickory celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary with a cruise to Havana, Cuba, and a surprise party hosted by their children and grandchildren.