- Candidates bicker on range of issues in gubernatorial debate Updated: Oct-06-15 10:18 pm
DANVILLE, Kentucky - Democrat Jack Conway spoke out against arming teachers as a way to prevent schoolhouse shooting sprees, while Republican Matt Bevin advocated random drug testing for people receiving public assistance as the gubernatorial candidates bickered on a range of issues in a televised debate Tuesday night.
- Louisville campus police reviewing escort allegations Updated: Oct-06-15 7:19 pm
Louisville campus police now say they are reviewing allegations that a former men's basketball staffer hired escorts to dance and have sex with recruits and players in a dormitory.
- Yum's stock plunges after KFC parent's slow China recovery Updated: Oct-06-15 4:57 pm
LOUISVILLE, Kentucky - Shares of Yum Brand plunged in late trading Tuesday after the owner of KFC, Pizza Hut and Taco Bell cut its profit outlook for the year, citing a slower-than-expected comeback for its key China division.
- Breckinridge County sheriff jailed on charges including DUI Updated: Oct-06-15 2:48 pm
BOWLING GREEN, Kentucky - A central Kentucky sheriff has been jailed on charges including drunken driving and terroristic threatening.
- Patriot Coal expects to lay off more than 2,000 workers Updated: Oct-06-15 2:37 pm
CHARLESTON, West Virginia - Patriot Coal says it expects the sale of its assets to result in the layoffs of more than 2,000 workers at its West Virginia operations.
- Kentucky Board of Education considers commissioner contract Updated: Oct-06-15 2:08 pm
FRANKFORT, Kentucky - The Kentucky Board of Education has approved a contract with the new state education commissioner, Stephen Pruitt.
- Train hits, kills man on tracks in La Grange Updated: Oct-06-15 1:03 pm
LA GRANGE, Kentucky - Police say a man has been killed after being hit by a train in central Kentucky.
- Man pleads not guilty to killing infant Updated: Oct-06-15 12:55 pm
GLASGOW, Kentucky - A Barren County man has pleaded not guilty to killing an 8-week-old infant.
- Officers rescue store owner crushed by 125-pound python Updated: Oct-06-15 8:56 am
NEWPORT, Kentucky - The owner of a northern Kentucky reptile store is recovering after police officers pried off a 20-foot python that was crushing the man.
- Residents of Kentucky city petition to move Halloween Updated: Oct-06-15 8:23 am
LEXINGTON, Kentucky - Hundreds of Lexington, Kentucky, residents have urged county officials to move Halloween trick-or-treating to Oct. 30 this year.
- FFA convention is this month in Louisville, last one for now Updated: Oct-06-15 4:01 am
LOUISVILLE, Kentucky - Tens of thousands of young people will convene one more time in Louisville as the National FFA Organization holds its final national convention in the city - for now.
- YouthBuild Louisville to receive $1M grant Updated: Oct-06-15 4:01 am
LOUISVILLE, Kentucky - The Department of Labor has awarded YouthBuild Louisville $1.1 million in federal funding for workforce training and development.
- Kentucky Teacher of the Year semifinalists named Updated: Oct-06-15 3:32 am
FRANKFORT, Kentucky - Nine semifinalists for the 2016 Kentucky Teacher of the Year Award have been named.
- Kentucky guard Hawkins to miss 4 weeks with broken hand Updated: Oct-05-15 9:00 pm
LEXINGTON, Kentucky - Kentucky guard Dominique Hawkins will miss four weeks after breaking his right hand in practice over the weekend.
- Kentucky State promotes Darnell Williams to head coach Updated: Oct-05-15 7:06 pm
FRANKFORT, Kentucky - Kentucky State has promoted Darnell Williams to head coach after three seasons as Antwain Banks' assistant.
- Reparative therapy criticized by Southern Baptist theologian Updated: Oct-05-15 6:11 pm
LOUISVILLE, Kentucky - A prominent Southern Baptist theologian on Monday spoke out against psychological counseling aimed at turning gay people straight, saying homosexuality cannot be turned off like a switch. Instead, he said, the "sin" of being attracted to a person of the same sex can be changed by turning to the Bible's teachings.
- Judge says deal over environmental damage can't be sealed Updated: Oct-05-15 3:10 pm
FRANKFORT, Kentucky - A Franklin County judge says he's inclined to approve the terms of a settlement between the state Energy and Environment Cabinet and an eastern Kentucky oil company over a diesel fuel leak but can't allow it to be sealed.
- Committee created to help recruit more minority officers Updated: Oct-05-15 12:04 pm
BOWLING GREEN, Kentucky - Bowling Green officials have tweaked how they hire police officers and have formed a committee to help recruit more minorities after the U.S. Department of Justice announced an investigation into the police agency's hiring practices.
- Justice Department weighs in on suit over handcuffed child Updated: Oct-05-15 10:07 am
COVINGTON, Kentucky - The Department of Justice has issued a statement of interest in a federal lawsuit over children being handcuffed by a school resource officer in northern Kentucky.
- Law firm labeled hate group leading Kim Davis' crusade Updated: Oct-05-15 8:28 am
LOUISVILLE, Kentucky - Kim Davis' lawyer stood onstage in a Washington D.C. hotel and pointed to a photo on the screen. It showed 100,000 people packed into a Peruvian soccer stadium, Mat Staver told the crowd, all there to pray for the Kentucky clerk battling against gay marriage.
- Lexington Hunger Walk raises awareness along with money Updated: Oct-03-15 8:26 am
LEXINGTON, Kentucky - Alice Rogers was getting her blood pressure checked at her doctor's office when the nurse's assistant asked her where she worked.
- School employees challenge mandatory union fees Updated: Oct-03-15 7:37 am
LOUISVILLE, Kentucky - Eleven employees in the Jefferson County public school district have filed a lawsuit saying they shouldn't be forced to pay union fees if they don't want to be part of the union.
- Prison worker accused of taking bribes to provide tobacco Updated: Oct-03-15 7:05 am
LEXINGTON, Kentucky - A prison employee is Lexington is accused of taking more than $22,000 in bribes to smuggle tobacco to inmates.
- Vatican upends Davis affair with news of audience with gays Updated: Oct-02-15 10:48 pm
VATICAN CITY - The Vatican turned the tables Friday on the pope's meeting with Kim Davis: Not only did it distance the pontiff from her claims that he endorsed her stand on same-sex marriage, it said the only "real audience" Francis had in Washington was with a small group that included a gay couple.
- Lawyers: Vatican official helped set up Kim Davis, pope meet Updated: Oct-02-15 5:11 pm
WASHINGTON - Lawyers for a Kentucky clerk at the center of the U.S. gay marriage debate say the Vatican ambassador to Washington helped arrange her meeting with Pope Francis last week.