- Some Kentucky judges limit domestic offenders access to guns Updated: Feb-06-16 10:46 am
FRANKFORT, Kentucky - Just eight years ago, most of the domestic violence deaths in Louisville were from strangulation. Today, more than 71 percent are from guns.
- Political leaders attend Powers' funeral Updated: Feb-05-16 6:56 pm
LOUISVILLE, Kentucky - Bidding farewell to Georgia Davis Powers, her family, friends and admirers turned the civil-right icon's funeral into a celebration of a life that broke down barriers for women and African-Americans.
- Hundreds of gallons of gas stolen from FAA radar tower Updated: Feb-05-16 6:54 am
HARLAN, Kentucky - Authorities are investigating the theft of thousands of dollars of diesel fuel, including some believed to have been stolen from a Federal Aviation Administration radar tower in eastern Kentucky.
- Man charged with murder after crash kills teenage bicyclist Updated: Feb-05-16 4:46 am
MORGANFIELD, Kentucky - The Kentucky State Police charged a Morganfield man with murder after he allegedly hit a 17-year-old bicyclist while driving under the influence.
- State leaders pay tribute to Georgia Davis Powers Updated: Feb-04-16 6:59 pm
FRANKFORT, Kentucky - When Regena Thomas took office last decade as New Jersey's secretary of state, her thoughts turned to her mentor in Kentucky - civil rights icon and longtime state legislator Georgia Davis Powers.
- The Latest: Political leaders join in tribute to Powers Updated: Feb-04-16 4:32 pm
FRANKFORT, Kentucky - The Latest on a memorial service in the Kentucky Capitol for Georgia Davis Powers, a civil-rights icon and the first African-American woman elected to the state Senate. (all times local):
- Former Kentucky Senator Marlow Cook dies at 89 Updated: Feb-04-16 2:55 pm
LOUISVILLE, Kentucky - Former Kentucky Sen. Marlow Cook, who served in Washington during Richard Nixon's presidency, has died. He was 89.
- Ky. House panel defeats bill dealing with prevailing wage Updated: Feb-04-16 12:17 pm
FRANKFORT, Kentucky - A Kentucky House committee has defeated a Republican-backed bill to exempt public school projects from the state's prevailing wage.
- Kentucky tops coverage gains as GOP looks to remake Medicaid Updated: Feb-04-16 5:46 am
FRANKFORT, Kentucky - As Gov. Matt Bevin prepares to remake Kentucky's Medicaid program, a new national survey shows what's at stake: gains in insurance coverage matched only by one other state.
- Kentucky Editorial Roundup Updated: Feb-03-16 4:52 pm
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- Kentucky governor signs abortion bill as soon as it arrives Updated: Feb-02-16 8:20 pm
FRANKFORT, Kentucky - It was quick, albeit unorthodox, when Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin signed an abortion-related bill into law Tuesday after a delegation of lawmakers presented it to him in his Capitol office.
- Kentucky House Democrats opposed to governor's spending cuts Updated: Feb-02-16 5:24 pm
FRANKFORT, Kentucky - House Democrats said Tuesday they likely will not approve $650 million worth of state spending cuts proposed by Republican Gov. Matt Bevin, setting up a budget battle one month ahead of four special elections that could shift the balance of power in the legislature.
- Police: 1 dead, 1 injured in shooting; suspect in custody Updated: Feb-02-16 12:11 pm
LA CENTER, Kentucky - Police say a shooting in western Kentucky has resulted in one fatality, one injury and one person taken into custody.
- Kentucky lawmakers finish work on informed consent bill Updated: Feb-01-16 8:17 pm
FRANKFORT, Kentucky - Ending years of stalemate on the abortion issue, Kentucky lawmakers on Monday gave final passage to legislation allowing real-time video consultations between doctors and women as an option to fulfill "informed consent" requirements before an abortion.
- Republican House member decides not to seek re-election Updated: Feb-01-16 3:56 pm
FRANKFORT, Kentucky - State Rep. David Floyd said Monday he will not seek re-election this year, giving Republicans another seat to defend in trying to claim control of the Kentucky House and complete their takeover of the General Assembly.
- House panel advances bill to raise Ky. minimum wage Updated: Jan-28-16 1:44 pm
FRANKFORT, Kentucky - A bill to gradually raise Kentucky's minimum wage to $10.10 an hour has cleared a House committee, but it drew opposition from Republicans and business interests.
- Bill advances to make coal sector eligible for incentives Updated: Jan-28-16 10:52 am
FRANKFORT, Kentucky - Kentucky's struggling coal industry would become eligible for some state economic development incentives under a bill advanced by a state House committee.
- 4 bodies found at scene of house explosion in Kentucky Updated: Jan-27-16 7:54 pm
COLUMBIA, Kentucky - Kentucky State Police say four bodies have been found at the scene of a house explosion and fire in southern Kentucky.
- Bevin proposes $6 billion road plan to Kentucky legislature Updated: Jan-27-16 7:24 pm
FRANKFORT, Kentucky - Republican Gov. Matt Bevin has proposed spending $6 billion on roads and bridges over the next six years.
- Bevin calls for spending cuts in first budget proposal Updated: Jan-26-16 9:09 pm
FRANKFORT, Kentucky - Matt Bevin's first budget won't take effect until July 1, but Kentucky's new Republican governor is not waiting to slash government spending.
- 1 dead, 3 missing after southern Kentucky log house explodes Updated: Jan-26-16 6:45 pm
COLUMBIA, Kentucky - One person died and three were missing after an explosion and fire Tuesday at a log house in southern Kentucky.
- Kentucky won't fight tax break ruling for Noah's Ark project Updated: Jan-26-16 5:07 pm
LOUISVILLE, Kentucky - Kentucky officials won't fight a federal court ruling that supports giving a tax incentive to a Christian theme park featuring a 510-foot-long Noah's Ark.
- Member of House leadership decides not to seek re-election Updated: Jan-25-16 7:38 pm
FRANKFORT, Kentucky - State Rep. Johnny Bell, a member of House Democratic leadership, said Monday that he has decided not to seek re-election this year as his party tries to maintain its fragile majority in the chamber.
- Kentucky House passes safe-haven extension bill Updated: Jan-25-16 7:01 pm
FRANKFORT, Kentucky - The Kentucky House has passed a bill that would give parents more time to decide whether to turn over their newborn infants at state-approved safe places.
- Official: Sliding trucks, snow halted I-75 during storm Updated: Jan-25-16 3:09 pm
MOUNT VERNON, Kentucky - State officials say heavy snowfall along a hilly section of Interstate 75 in southeastern Kentucky that semitrailers struggled to climb caused an hourslong stoppage that kept many motorists stuck into the night.