FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — A bill allowing the state to waive the overpayment of some pandemic-related unemployment claims won initial approval Tuesday from a Kentucky Senate committee.
CORBIN, Ky. — The officer involved in the fatal shooting of a 19-year-old Corbin man was officially identified Friday as the Corbin Police Department released more details about the shooting. Family and friends of the teenager say the details don't portray the man they knew.
FRANKFORT, Ky. – Legislation addressing sexual offenses committed by police officers while on duty passed the Kentucky Senate Monday by a 35-0 vote.
FRANKFORT, Ky. — The battle between state Rep. Robert Goforth (R-KY), and a group of petitioners continued Monday morning when the petitioners filed a motion alleging wrongful dismissal of his impeachment from the House.
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — A legislative panel took no action on impeachment petitions pending against Kentucky’s governor and attorney general after meeting behind closed doors for more than an hour Monday.
MOUNT STERLING, Ky. (AP) — A Kentucky parent has filed a lawsuit against the Kentucky High School Athletic Association over a policy on when student athletes can return to competition after testing positive for COVID-19.
LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — An Indiana woman who gave birth alone in a Kentucky jail will receive $200,000 settlement after arguing that correction staffers were deliberately indifferent to her medical needs, according to a news report.
Wayne County Sheriff Tim Catron has reported a second arrest in connection to a Wednesday incident that resulted in attempted murder and kidnapping charges against a Monticello man along with other felony counts.
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — A temporary court order blocking a new Kentucky law restricting the governor’s authority to combat COVID-19 was being extended Thursday, as a judge reviews the constitutional showdown between Republican lawmakers and Democratic Gov. Andy Beshear.
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Gov. Andy Beshear has joined in urging Kentuckians who lack health insurance to take advantage of new opportunities now available to sign up for coverage.
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky is set to receive a 29% increase in its COVID-19 vaccination supply from the federal government starting next week, Gov. Andy Beshear said Tuesday.
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Bourbon tourism in Kentucky slowed to a trickle last year as the coronavirus pandemic led to the first drop-off in visitors in more than two decades.
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — At least three people were found dead early Tuesday after a tornado tore through a seaside town in North Carolina at the rough edge of a blast of winter weather across the United States. Millions of people remained without power amid subfreezing temperatures, and authori…
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — An Indianapolis-based medical supply company’s former manager has won $3.6 million in a settlement of her whistleblower lawsuit accusing that company and a health insurance company of defrauding a government insurance program.
WASHINGTON (AP) — In his speech Saturday from the Senate floor, Sen. Mitch McConnell delivered a scalding denunciation of Donald Trump, calling him “morally responsible” for the Jan. 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell told colleagues Saturday that he will vote to acquit Donald Trump in his impeachment trial, ending the suspense over what the chamber’s most influential Republican would decide and likely slamming the door on chances that the former pr…
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — A petition seeking a Kentucky lawmaker’s removal from office was dismissed Thursday night after a House panel was told that impeachment doesn’t apply to legislators under the state’s constitution.
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Two supporters of the anti-government, pro-gun “boogaloo” movement were arrested Thursday in Kentucky, federal authorities announced.
A federal judge has ruled there is probable cause in the case against a man accused of spraying at least two officers with an irritant during the violent siege on the Capitol in January.
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — U.S. Sen. Rand Paul urged lawmakers back home Thursday to encourage in-person voting as a way to protect election security as Kentucky Republicans prepare to offer state-level election legislation.
Somerset’s Congressman Hal Rogers, along with other House Republicans, has called out President Joe Biden for his “job-killing executive orders on America’s oil and gas industries.”
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky reported a broad increase in tax receipts last month that surpassed the amount collected a year ago before the coronavirus pandemic hit the state.
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky would double the minimum dollar amount required to charge someone with the crime of felony theft, under a criminal-justice reform measure that cleared the state House on Wednesday.
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — The Kentucky Council on Postsecondary Education is urging education leaders to take action to combat declining college enrollment in the midst of the coronavirus pandemic.
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — A massive backlog of unread emails piled up in computers at Kentucky's unemployment insurance office as it struggled to process claims in the pandemic-battered economy, according to an audit released Tuesday.
LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — Less than half of staff members at Kentucky long-term care facilities have been vaccinated for COVID-19, in part because many refused vaccination, the Lexington Herald-Leader reports. Now some of those people are changing their minds, leading to complications in the vac…
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — A Republican-led legislative panel dismissed two petitions Friday calling for Gov. Andy Beshear’s impeachment but kept alive another effort by citizens seeking the Democrat’s ouster for his restrictions to combat the spread of COVID-19 in Kentucky.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Lawyers for Donald Trump on Monday blasted the impeachment case against him as an act of “political theater” as they accused House Democrats of exploiting the chaos and trauma of last month’s riot at the U.S. Capitol for their party’s gain.
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — A legislative panel reviewing impeachment petitions against Kentucky’s governor and attorney general met for a second straight day Thursday and planned to resume its work Friday.
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky’s governor won a quick court order Wednesday to temporarily block a new law that he argues would dangerously weaken the state’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic.
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Graduation and retention rates continued to increase at Kentucky’s public universities last year despite disruptions caused by the coronavirus pandemic, according to the Council on Postsecondary Education.
WASHINGTON (AP) — House Republicans will be forced to go on the record, defending or rebuking Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene, who has drawn bipartisan condemnation over her embrace of far-right conspiracy theories, racist comments, as well as her past endorsement of violence against Democrats.
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Lawmakers handed Kentucky’s anti-abortion attorney general new authority to regulate abortion clinics on Tuesday when they overrode the governor’s veto of the measure.
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — A group of Kentucky parents are suing several public school districts, seeking to put an end to online learning and return students to classrooms in-person, nearly one year after the coronavirus pandemic forced schools to pivot to virtual or hybrid models.
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky's Republican lawmakers delivered final votes Tuesday to limit the Democratic governor's authority to order restrictions to combat COVID-19, sparking an immediate legal showdown over the extent of his executive powers in times of emergencies.
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky wants to limit drive times for people to receive COVID-19 vaccinations as it expands its inoculation network, a top state official said Monday.
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Impeachment fever has struck Kentucky, where grievances over coronavirus restrictions and the outcome of the Breonna Taylor death investigation have spurred petitions to oust both the governor and the attorney general.
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Urging state lawmakers to dismiss an impeachment petition against him, Kentucky’s attorney general is fighting back against allegations by three grand jurors from the Breonna Taylor death investigation who joined in seeking his ouster from office.
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky reported its lowest number of new coronavirus cases in four weeks, an encouraging sign in a report Monday that pointed to another drop in the positivity rate for COVID-19 tests.
This Week's Circulars
Maylene Gann age 79, of Somerset, KY, wife of Ronald Gann, passed away Saturday, February 20, 2021 at her home. Private family services will be held Thursday, February 25, 2021 in the Chapel of the Southern Oaks Funeral Home. Southern Oaks Funeral Home is entrusted with the arrangements for …
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- Memorial principal reappointed to state Early Childhood Advisory Council
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- Wayne County man charged with trying to kill officer
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- Pulaski in 'Orange' category for first time since November
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