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.
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.
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.
FRANKFORT -- If Gov. Matt Bevin is fretting about the turmoil that Lt. Gov. Jenean Hampton has triggered over his administration's firing of her staff members, he won't get any sympathy from Julian Carroll.
FRANKFORT -- A fired aide to Kentucky's lieutenant governor asked the state's personnel board on Friday to reverse her dismissal, which deepened an election-year rift between Lt. Gov. Jenean Hampton and Gov. Matt Bevin's administration over Hampton's depleted staff.
LOUISVILLE -- A Kentucky grand jury has declined to indict a Louisville woman accused of attacking an 82-year-old anti-abortion protester while leaving a women's clinic.
FRANKFORT -- After weeks of struggling to win over some reluctant lawmakers, Gov. Matt Bevin's team is confident that enough votes have been rounded up to pass his pension-relief proposal in a special legislative session, a key Bevin aide said Wednesday.
HENDERSON -- Most new laws approved during the Kentucky General Assembly's 2019 session are set to go into effect on Thursday -- and that includes one allowing law-abiding adults in Kentucky to carry concealed firearms without a permit.
A Kentucky man was arrested Tuesday after police said he drunkenly found a way into a stranger's apartment and told a woman he was "horny and armed."
HENDERSON -- The Kentucky Horse Racing Commission unanimously approved the sale of Ellis Park on Tuesday to new ownership that has ambitious plans for the track.
LOUISVILLE -- On April 19, 2016, Republican Gov. Matt Bevin called reporters to the Capitol where he read an extraordinary 20-minute statement: During his first months in office, his staff discovered evidence of coerced political contributions and no-bid contracts awarded to friends within t…
BOWLING GREEN -- As she stood with fellow elected officials commemorating the 100th anniversary of Congress' passage of the 19th Amendment, Bowling Green City Commissioner Dana Beasley-Brown shared an experience she said she will never forget.
LOUISVILLE -- Kentucky's Supreme Court has ruled that a damage waiver signed by a parent at a trampoline park does not protect the park from liability in the case of an injured child.
PHILPOT -- The federal legalization of hemp through the Hemp Farming Act, a part of the 2018 Farm Bill, has brought seasoned farmers and would-be gold rushers alike into the hemp game.
LEXINGTON -- The Kentucky Supreme Court has ruled that police can be sued for damages when their car chases lead to the death or injury of third parties.
FORT CAMPBELL -- Soldiers and others at Fort Campbell have marked the Army's 244th birthday with a celebration at the post on the Kentucky-Tennessee state line.
MURRAY -- Local real estate agent Lindy Knight was notified Tuesday that the episode of HGTV's "Lakefront Bargain Hunt Kentucky Lake" in which she appears will be shown at 7 p.m. CDT Sunday. The original show date had been announced as June 23.
BOWLING GREEN -- Rene Boucher and U.S. Sen. Rand Paul, linked inextricably through the fallout from the retired physician's assault on Paul as the lawmaker mowed his yard, no longer share a property line.
FRANKFORT -- The Kentucky Supreme Court has voided a proposed amendment on crime victims' rights because the question posed to voters was too vague.
LOUISVILLE -- Kentuckians charged with crimes are treated so differently in every county when it comes to bail that they might as well live in different countries, a new study found.
MURRAY — With a unanimous vote Friday from the Murray State University Board of Regents, a new center was given the go-ahead to begin working with children and adults with issues connected to autism.
LOUISVILLE -- Several Kentucky nursing homes, including one in Paducah, have been named in a U.S. Senate report on nursing homes with a "persistent record of poor care."
CAVE CITY -- Kurt Helf crawled through Mammoth Cave National Park, holding a humidity-measuring device in one hand and a camera in the other. He leaned in awkward positions parallel to limestone curvatures, joking that "yoga is coming in handy" as he laid on his back to photograph long-legge…
LOUISVILLE -- An analysis of traffic stop data by The Courier Journal has found African Americans in Louisville are disproportionately stopped and are three times more likely to be searched than white drivers.
FRANKFORT -- While Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin has run into resistance from Republican lawmakers on pension legislation, and faced a messy dispute with his lieutenant governor, his Democratic challenger has forged alliances with his ex-rivals as the campaign starts taking shape.
FRANKFORT -- Kentucky's elections chief said Thursday that a delay in certifying statewide primary election results showed a lack of oversight at the State Board of Elections, which she blamed on a new state law that removed much of her authority over the board.
FRANKFORT -- Looking to break the gridlock on his pension-relief proposal, Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin has reached out to lawmakers with several changes he's agreed to make in hopes of winning enough support to have the measure taken up in a special legislative session.
RICHMOND -- A Kentucky man is accused of punching his infant daughter and repeatedly slamming the 3-month-old on the ground, causing 27 bone fractures and other injuries.
FRANKFORT -- Gov. Matt Bevin signaled on Monday that he has agreed to changes to his pension-relief plan as he continues trying to win enough support to take up the measure in a special legislative session this month.
FRANKFORT -- Kentucky's lame duck lieutenant governor asked for prayers Friday in her fight against "dark forces" after Gov. Matt Bevin's administration dismissed her deputy chief of staff.
FRANKFORT -- Gov. Matt Bevin said Thursday it's up to the GOP-led legislature to muster the votes needed to pass his pension-relief plan in a special legislative session he wants to convene.
BOWLING GREEN -- Visitors to Mammoth Cave National Park spent $45 million last year, helping support nearly 600 local jobs and generate $61.6 million into nearby economies, according to a new National Park Service report.
WASHINGTON -- The Senate majority leader says if there's a vacancy on the Supreme Court during next year's election cycle, the Republican-controlled Senate would likely confirm a nominee selected by President Donald Trump.
LOUISVILLE -- A former Louisville police officer has been sentenced to nearly six years in prison for trying to entice a minor and later sexually abusing him.
MURRAY -- When Kentucky 42nd Judicial Circuit Judge James T. Jameson and Murray State University Assistant Police Chief Jeff Gentry were discussing the formation of an annual conference three years ago to cover various topics of enforcing and practicing law locally, they knew one thing.
OWENSBORO -- Kentucky Commissioner of Education Wayne Lewis told the first graduating class of the Owensboro Innovation Academy that he was proud to stand before the 59 students who blazed the trail to become the first New Tech high school in Kentucky.