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A Kentucky skydiver was one of 11 killed in Hawaii plane crash, reports say

A man from Kentucky was one of the 11 people killed in a plane crash in Hawaii this weekend, reports ...
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Kentucky starts rollout of new driver’s licenses on June 28. Here’s what you need to know.

Kentucky’s new, more secure driver’s licenses that will be Real ID compliant will begin rolling out later this month. | ...
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Special session? We’ve seen this episode

Gov. Matt Bevin’s newfound confidence that he has enough votes to pass a pension-relief proposal eerily reminds us of the ...
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Distracted driving is socially unacceptable and dangerous

While a wide majority of drivers see distracted driving behavior as risky, that did not stop more than 41.3 percent ...
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Kentucky right to allow suing of police

Since 1952, under a Kentucky state law, police officers involved in traffic-related incidents with citizens that resulted in serious injury ...
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Kentucky man arrested by military police in Virginia, charged with child sex crimes

A Kentucky man was arrested Thursday night by military police in Virginia and accused of sharing sexually explicit photos of ...
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‘Disgust and disappointment.’ Parents upset that web-based program remains at school.

School board members in Lincoln County on Thursday did not end a controversial web-based learning program that some middle school ...
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Williamsburg man charged with murder following domestic dispute

A Williamsburg man is in custody for allegedly killing his aunt at a Whitley County residence early Friday morning. According ...
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Winchester man awaiting trial for 2016 homicide

Prosecutors are still waiting for DNA evidence from a homicide case from Hughes Avenue before the case can be resolved ...
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Benton pharmacist to serve two years for drug theft, gun charges

A Benton pharmacist must spend two years in federal prison, followed by three years of supervised release after being convicted ...
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Murray State professor McGaughey remembered for humor, generosity

In retrospect, Thursday’s funeral for longtime Murray State University professor and department chairman Dr. Robert H. “Doc” McGaughey III probably ...
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Riverboats to visit Maysville

Several boat visits are planned for Maysville and Augusta this summer. Mason County Tourism Director Lacey Holleran said the Queen ...
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Mayfield drive-by shooting victim dies

A Mayfield woman injured in one of two drive-by shootings Tuesday night in Mayfield has died. SaVannah Hancock, 23, of ...
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In the fierce campaign for governor, Beshear may be exaggerating his court wins over Bevin

Democratic gubernatorial candidate Andy Beshear has regularly boasted on the Kentucky campaign trail how, as the state attorney general, he ...
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U of L researchers develop freeze-dried blood that could save soldiers and astronauts

Donated blood generally has a six-week shelf life, but University of Louisville researchers are testing a way to convert red ...
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Trump nominates former Brett Kavanaugh clerk for federal judge in Kentucky

A leading conservative intellectual who championed the nomination of Justice Brett Kavanaugh to the U.S. Supreme Court has been nominated ...
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Here’s what every first-round pick in the NBA Draft will make next season

Picks from UK and Murray State did well Thursday night in the annual NBA draft ...
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This Lexington-based company is the first food franchise to ever be open for 100 years

Grab a root beer float and toast the restaurant that is older than sliced bread for giving us the bacon ...
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New health laws taking effect in Kentucky soon

Later this month, most adults in Kentucky will be able to carry a concealed firearm without a permit, pregnant women ...
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Maid accused of stealing $30k worth of jewelry from Prospect home

A Westport woman is accused of stealing approximately $30,000 worth of jewelry from a Prospect home. Theresa Jeffrey, 37, was ...
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Auditor cites former Franklin sheriff for repeat noncompliance with tax accounting standards

Former Franklin County Sheriff Pat Melton was flagged by the state auditor with three instances of noncompliance — all of ...
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Police charge 15-year-old with murder

A 15-year-old boy has been arrested and charged with the murder of a 7-year-old family member, Har­din County Sheriff John ...
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SUV traveling north in southbound lanes blamed for crash

Southbound lanes on Inter­state 65 were closed Thursday morning at mile marker 67 near Bonnieville because of a fatal traffic ...
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NKY attorney says she gave incarcerated boyfriend $11. She faces possible 6-month suspension

At first, she didn't fully understand the importance of the law she'd just broken at the Campbell County Detention Center ...
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Mammoth Cave proposes plan to protect cave, karst resources

To protect its underground splendor, Mammoth Cave National Park has proposed a new environmental assessment: the Cave and Karst Management ...
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Casey’s Law restores lives

Casey’s Law — the common name given to the law that permits court-ordered involuntary treatment of people suffering from alcohol ...
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Transparency in executive-branch lobbying long overdue

Among the numerous laws passed this year that go into effect next Thursday is one that should have been in ...
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Number of Kentucky children in poverty should worry us

When it comes to children’s well-being, Kentucky has gained ground in health care coverage, parental employment and other measures included ...
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Conveyor belts over the Kentucky River. After 6-year fight, big gravel quarry nears reality.

From a high overlook in southern Clark County, green fields cascade down to the Kentucky River along with the numerous ...
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Someone call 911. Jenean Hampton just caused Matt Bevin’s head to explode

Someone call 911. Send an ambulance to the Governor's Office. Maybe two. Because if I know Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin, ...
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Bill could boost economy in regions impacted by coal industry

State representatives and other advocates from Kentucky and seven other states are currently lobbying this week in Washington, D.C., in ...
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OEA returns report on allegations against Livingston superintendent

The state Office of Education Accountability announced its report this week on allegations made against Livingston County School District Superintendent ...
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Daviess County part of pilot child care program

At least half of Kentuckians live in a child care desert, according to the Center for American Progress. But a ...
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Storms knock down trees, cut power throughout Calloway

Severe thunderstorms tore through Calloway County late Wednesday afternoon, leaving many residents without power. The weather gauge at Kyle-Oakley Field ...
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Kentucky man enters woman’s home and tells her he is ‘horny and armed,’ police say

A Kentucky man was arrested Tuesday after police said he drunkenly found a way into a stranger's apartment and told ...
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The role of Kentucky’s lieutenant governor used to come with authority. Not anymore.

If Gov. Matt Bevin is fretting about the turmoil that Lt. Gov. Jenean Hampton has triggered over his administration's firing ...
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Concealed carry change among new laws taking effect in Kentucky

Most new laws approved during the Kentucky General Assembly's 2019 session will go into effect on Thursday, June 27 -- ...
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News Analysis: Fallout over Bevin vs. Hampton feud

Is Bevin v. Hampton a really big deal or basically just a personal feud? Lt. Gov. Jenean Hampton Is Bevin ...
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E-cigarette users may see huge hike in health insurance rates

Kentuckiana is synonymous with fast horses and speedy racecars. However, another trend that has caught fire just as swiftly is ...
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Never leave child in car

The June 2 arrest of an Elizabethtown father accused of leaving his 7-year-old son inside an unattended parked car in ...
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