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OCEANPORT, N.J. (AP) — Maximum Security is going to have to share top billing in the $1 million Haskell Invitational at Monmouth Park with an unexpected foe — broiling heat.The National Weather Service has issued an excessive heat warning for the Monmouth County through Sunday night, …
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — For the second time in seven months, Kentucky's Republican governor called lawmakers back into a special session Friday to deal with the state's pension problems.The GOP-dominated legislature convened to consider Gov. Matt Bevin's pension-relief plan for regional …
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — The Latest on Kentucky lawmakers convening for a special session dealing with pension problems. (all times local):10 a.m.Kentucky House Speaker David Osborne is predicting that the Republican-led chamber will pass pension-relief legislation in a special …
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin formally set the agenda for his mid-summer special legislative session, signaling Thursday that it will be limited to pension-relief legislation.Bevin's proclamation laid out details of his much-vetted pension-relief plan for regional …
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Democrat Mike Broihier, a political newcomer with a broad resume as a Marine officer, farmer and small-town newspaperman, ventured into a high-stakes Senate race as the latest military-tested candidate aiming to unseat Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell next year …
OCEANPORT, N.J. (AP) — Maximum Security will make his second start since being disqualified in the Kentucky Derby, taking on six rivals in the $1 million Haskell Invitational at Monmouth Park on Saturday.The Jason Servis-trained colt drew the outside No. 7 post Wednesday for the 1 1/8-mile …
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — President Donald Trump is "absolutely not" a racist, Kentucky's strongly pro-Trump governor said Wednesday while sidestepping questions about the president's tweet declaring that four congresswomen of color should go back to the countries from which they came.Gov. …
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Republican Gov. Matt Bevin and Democratic challenger Andy Beshear clashed on education and health care policies while sharing the stage for a forum before Kentucky's most influential agricultural group that turned feisty Wednesday.Speaking at Kentucky Farm Bureau …
BOWLING GREEN, Ky. (AP) — A man is being accused of bringing 12 children from out of state into Kentucky to sell candy for him.The Kentucky Attorney General told news outlets Tuesday that 54-year-old Shawn Floyd was being investigated for human trafficking of minors in several Kentucky …
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky officials say a company that specializes in CBD oil extraction and distillation plans to build a $6 million-plus manufacturing plant in Boyle County.Gov. Matt Bevin's office says the venture will create up to 34 full-time jobs over a decade.State officials say …
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — A proposal to ban tattooing on scarred skin will fade away after Kentucky health officials backed off the proposed regulation.State officials said Tuesday that updated regulations for tattoo studios will move forward without the proposed ban on tattoos over scars. The …
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — One way to reduce the tide of immigrants entering the United States illegally is to expand federal laws allowing newcomers to enter the country legally, Republican U.S. Sen. Rand Paul said Monday.The Kentucky lawmaker touted two bills that he's sponsoring in an attempt …
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — A long-anticipated special legislative session will convene later this week in an effort to deliver relief for regional universities and quasi-governmental agencies strapped by surging pension costs, Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin announced Monday.Lawmakers will meet …
LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin says some Republican lawmakers will introduce legislation to keep local governments from enacting policies that would keep police from cooperating with immigration authorities.News outlets report Bevin said at a news conference Friday in …
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Two general aviation Kentucky airports have been awarded grants totaling nearly $11 million as part of funding announced by the U.S. Transportation Department.The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet says the Gallatin Airport in Sparta will receive $9 million to invest in …
LANCASTER, Ky. (AP) — The remains of a Kentucky woman who disappeared six months ago were found buried near a house, Kentucky State Police said Thursday.Trooper Robert Purdy confirmed the remains found Wednesday night were those of Savannah Spurlock, 23, who was last seen in January leaving …
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Democratic leaders in the Kentucky House are making a play for bipartisanship with new state pension repair proposals.House Minority Leader Rocky Adkins said Thursday that Democrats are acting "in good faith" with two proposals to try "to work a way forward."Adkins says …
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky's Department for Libraries and Archives is awarding about a half million dollars in grants for the preservation and management of local government records.Clerk offices in 20 counties received grants ranging from $6,500 in Letcher County to nearly $77,000 in …
CLAY CITY, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky State Police say an off-duty deputy has shot and killed a driver who had escaped authorities during an earlier chase.Trooper Scott Ferrell tells WKYT-TV that Powell County deputies were searching for the vehicle involved in the chase Tuesday night when the …
WASHINGTON (AP) — Amy McGrath, a Marine combat aviator who narrowly lost a House race to an incumbent Republican in Kentucky, has set her sights on an even more formidable target: Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell.McGrath, whose campaign announcement video in her House race showcased …

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