FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Saying the COVID-19 pandemic reinforced the necessity for accessible health care, Gov. Andy Beshear marked a milestone Friday for Kentucky's relaunched health insurance exchange — where consumers can now start shopping for health coverage for the coming year.
LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — A former University of Kentucky student has been acquitted of a reckless homicide charge in a DUI crash that killed a 4-year-old child after a football game.
A jury deliberated about eight hours on Thursday night in Lexington before acquitting 21-year-old Jacob Heil of the homicide charge.
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Kentuckiana Curb Co. Inc. has begun construction of the company’s new $60 million operation in Simpsonville, a project expected to create 700 jobs, Gov. Andy Beshear says.
Founded in Kentucky in 1977, KCC designs and manufactures commercial heating and air conditioning equipment, Beshear's office said in a news release Thursday.
COVINGTON, Ky. (AP) — A former Kentucky coroner has been indicted on federal charges of distributing oxycodone and oxycontin.
A federal grand jury returned the charges against David W. Suetholz, 73, on Thursday, the U.S.
No. 1 has been a particularly secure position during the College Football Playoff era.
Last week's Alabama loss as the No. 1 team in the country to Texas A&M was just the fourth outside of the playoff for the top-ranked team in the AP poll during the eight-year history (2014-present) of the CFP.
CHICAGO (AP) — The National Women's Soccer League is moving its championship game from Portland, Oregon, to Louisville, Kentucky, at the request of players.
The Nov. 20 title match was originally scheduled to kick off at 9 a.m.
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky reported 52 coronavirus-related deaths and 2,305 new virus cases Thursday.
Roughly 594 of the new cases were in children and teens aged 18 and under.
The state's test positivity rate has fallen to 7.91%.
LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — An attorney for a man accused of fatally injuring a 4-year-old Kentucky boy told jurors Thursday that the death was a tragic accident, not a crime, but a prosecutor said the boy's death could have been avoided.
ATHENS, Ga. (AP) — Georgia is back at No. 1 for the first time in more than a decade, led by a defense that looks like one for the ages.
The Bulldogs (6-0, 4-0 Southeastern Conference) have allowed a miniscule 5.5 points a game through the first half of the regular season — and that includes a pick-six when the defense wasn't even on the field.
No. 11 Kentucky (6-0, 4-0 SEC) at No. 1 Georgia (6-0, 4-0), Saturday at 3:30 p.m. EDT (CBS).
Line: Georgia by 21 1/2, according to FanDuel Sportsbook.
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Saddlestone Distillery has become the 46th member of the Kentucky Distillers’ Association, the non-profit trade group that leads the state’s signature bourbon and distilled spirits industry.
Some things to watch in Week 6 of the Southeastern Conference:
GAMES OF THE WEEK
No. 11 Kentucky (6-0, 4-0 SEC) visits No. 1 Georgia (6-0, 4-0) in the matchup of the league's last two undefeated teams.
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky Chief Justice John D. Minton Jr. announced Wednesday that he will not run for reelection next year, signaling the end of an era on the state's highest court when his current term concludes.
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky Gov. Andy Beshear has reached out to top lawmakers in seeking the legislature's collaboration on his proposal to use federal pandemic aid to reward frontline workers with bonuses.
Sometimes a big game really isn't.
No. 1 Georgia faces No. 11 Kentucky on Saturday, the third straight game for the Bulldogs against a ranked Southeastern Conference opponent.
Georgia won the first two games by a combined score of 71-10, and the oddsmakers don't expect this one to be all that much closer.
LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — A former Kentucky deputy sheriff has pleaded guilty to sexually abusing a minor he met while responding to a call at the victim's home.
Joshua Preece, of Morehead, Kentucky, entered the plea Tuesday in federal court in Lexington.
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — The Kentucky Rural Hospital Loan Program is making $20 million in low-interest loans available to assist rural hospitals across the state, Gov. Andy Beshear announced Tuesday.
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Democratic U.S. Rep. John Yarmuth, the influential chairman of the House Budget Committee who has played a key role in pushing for President Joe Biden's agenda to expand the nation's social safety net, announced on Tuesday that he will not seek another term in next year's election.
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky is reporting 34 coronavirus-related deaths and more than 2,358 new virus cases on Tuesday.
The rate of Kentuckians testing positive for COVID-19 dropped to 8.12%, which continues a recent steady decline.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court on Tuesday seemed inclined to allow Kentucky's Republican attorney general to continue defending a restriction on abortion rights that had been struck down by lower courts.
BOWLING GREEN, Ky. (AP) — Two teachers will be inducted into the Governor Louie B. Nunn Kentucky Teacher Hall of Fame next month.
The new inductees are the late Evelyn Douglas of Shepherdsville, who taught math at Bullitt Central High School for most of her four decades at the school, and Sharon Coomer Mattingly of Glasgow, who is in her 27th year as a Spanish teacher at Barren County High School.
LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — A trial began Monday for a former University of Kentucky student charged in the death of a 4-year-old child in a DUI crash.
The child, Marco Shemwell, was crossing a street outside a Kentucky football game in Lexington when he was struck and killed.
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky's local governments cannot prevent their employees from carrying weapons “at all times and places” while on duty, according to a state attorney general's opinion released Monday.
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky reported 23 more coronavirus-related deaths and more than 720 new virus cases Monday.
The rate of Kentuckians testing positive for COVID-19 dropped to 8.26%, continuing a steady decline recently, Gov.
LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky defensive tackle Octavious Oxendine will miss the rest of the season with a lower leg injury sustained in the No. 11 Wildcats’ 42-21 win over LSU.
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — The top teams in the Kentucky Associated Press high school football polls, with first-place votes, records, total points and previous rankings:
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky's tax collections surged again in September and were further bolstered by revenue from a legal settlement with an internet gambling site, Gov. Andy Beshear's administration said Monday.
CLERMONT, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky's Bernheim Forest has a new ambassador whose role includes working with young adults in the Louisville area to try to foster a love of nature.
DANVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Seven residents and staff members of a Kentucky nursing home that caught fire Sunday were taken to a hospital with injuries, authorities said.
WLEX-TV reported that crews with the Danville Fire Department went to Landmark of Danville nursing home Sunday morning and saw smoke coming from a residential building.
LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — Will Levis’ short touchdown passes stood out because his throwing touch has been a work in progress.
The gutsy Kentucky quarterback continued to show how he can take and give hits rushing the ball, spinning free from several tackles during one run before carrying a few LSU defenders a few extra yards for a highlight-worthy clip.
BOWLING GREEN, Ky. (AP) — Frank Harris threw for 349 yards and six touchdowns and hauled in a 23-yard touchdown pass himself as UTSA outlasted Western Kentucky 52-46 on Saturday night for the Roadrunners' school-record sixth straight win to start the season.
RICHMOND, Ky. (AP) — Parker McKinney passed for 202 yards and ran for another 98 to lead Eastern Kentucky to a 30-15 victory over Abilene Christian on Saturday night.
McKinney accounted for all three EKU touchdowns, throwing for two and running for the other.
MIDDLESBORO, Ky. (AP) — Authorities in Kentucky were investigating the fatal shooting of a man by a police officer on Saturday.
Kentucky State Police said the Middlesboro Police Department has asked the agency to investigate the shooting of a suspect by a police officer at about 4:30 a.m.
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — A judge ruled Friday that Kentucky’s constitution prohibits a part of a new state law enabling donors to get tax credits for supporting private school tuition.
Franklin Circuit Court Judge Phillip Shepherd said the state cannot implement the “school choice” elements of House Bill 563.
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — As disbarred lawyer Eric Conn sits in a federal prison, hundreds of people in one of America’s poorest regions remain mired in the legal mess he caused by running a $600 million fraud, the largest Social Security scam in U.S.
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky officials are urging drivers to be on alert for deer and other wildlife this fall.
From October through December, there's a noticeable increase in highway collisions involving deer, Transportation Secretary Jim Gray said in a statement.
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky's coronavirus-related death toll surpassed 9,000 on Thursday, a grim reminder of the trauma still being inflicted by the pandemic despite the downward trend in virus cases and hospitalizations, Gov.
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Gov. Andy Beshear signaled Thursday that he wants to reward frontline workers in Kentucky who stayed on the job throughout the pandemic by giving them bonuses.
Beshear floated the proposal earlier this week, saying he wants to use $400 million of the state's share of federal pandemic aid to provide health care workers and others with the extra pay next year.
LSU (3-2, 1-1 SEC) at No. 16 Kentucky (5-0, 3-0), Saturday, 7:30 p.m. ET (SEC)
Line: Kentucky by 3 1/2, according to FanDuel.com.
LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — A former Kentucky lawyer has filed a lawsuit against Facebook, accusing it of committing fraud by suppressing his posts containing conservative viewpoints.
Eric Deters, a former lawyer in Ohio and Northern Kentucky, is an avid supporter of former President Donald Trump and filed his lawsuit after he said he discovered that his posts weren't being properly displayed to the public.
LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky’s euphoria after its big win over Florida that earned the Wildcats a No. 16 ranking has given way to maintaining that momentum.
LSU wants to ruin the Wildcats’ encore hopes as the Tigers try to regroup from a close loss.
ASHLAND, Ky. (AP) — The trial has begun for the first of four former Kentucky deputy jailers who are accused in the 2018 death of an inmate.
Brad Roberts, a former sergeant at the Boyd County Detention Center, is charged with manslaughter and criminal abuse in the death of Michael Moore, 40.
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky officials are participating in a campaign to encourage safe driving practices including the use of seat belts.
The high-visibility enforcement campaign called Operation Crash Reduction will run Oct.
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Members of the largest academy class in seven years have reported for training to join the Kentucky State Police, Gov. Andy Beshear said.
The 100 cadets reported this week, the governor said.
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky's Republican attorney general laid out his strategy Wednesday to champion his state's embattled abortion law in court, calling his office the “last line of defense" for the measure that would block a second-trimester procedure to end pregnancies.
LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — A former Kentucky Democratic Party chair must report to prison next month on campaign finance charges, a federal judge ruled.
U.S. District Judge Gregory F. Van Tatenhove ordered Jerry Lundergan to go to prison on Nov.
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — The coronavirus outbreak claimed the lives of 51 more people in Kentucky as the state's pandemic-related death toll approaches 9,000, the state reported Wednesday.
The latest deaths announced by the state included Kentuckians as young as 39, Gov.
IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — One Wisconsin school district built a new football field. In Iowa, a high school weight room is getting a renovation. Another in Kentucky is replacing two outdoor tracks — all funded by the billions of dollars in federal pandemic relief Congress sent to schools this year.
IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — One Wisconsin school district built a new football field. In Iowa, a high school weight room is getting a renovation. Another in Kentucky is replacing two outdoor tracks — all of this funded by the billions of dollars in federal pandemic relief Congress sent to schools this year.