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FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky State Police are accepting donations for their annual holiday food drive.The "Cram The Cruiser" initiative begins accepting food Wednesday, just ahead of Thanksgiving and the drive will continue through Dec. 10. Police are collecting non-perishable food items …
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — The Trump administration has again approved new rules for some of Kentucky's Medicaid population, requiring them to either get a job, volunteer in the community or go to school to keep their government-funded health coverage.The Kentucky Cabinet for Health and Family …
BARBOURVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky State Police say a man has been charged with killing his adult son.Police said 60-year-old Paul Phipps of Barbourville was arrested Monday and charged with murder in the May 2017 death of 33-year-old Charles Phipps, whose body was found inside his burnt …
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — The fate of a Kentucky abortion law is in the hands of a federal judge after a trial wrapped up Monday over a lawsuit pitting Gov. Matt Bevin's administration and the state's only abortion clinic.The suit challenges a law aimed at a common second-trimester procedure to …
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — U.S. Rep. John Yarmuth said Monday that Nancy Pelosi is uniquely qualified to "hit the ground running" as the next House speaker during a crucial time when Democrats have a chance to show the country they can govern effectively.Yarmuth, Kentucky's only Democratic …
LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — A University of Kentucky student is among this year's Rhodes scholars.The 32 recipients of the prestigious scholarship announced Sunday includes Hadeel Abdallah of Lexington. The senior was selected to begin studies next fall at Oxford University in England.Abdallah …
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — A state senator in Kentucky says companies should be allowed to discriminate against people who smoke.Republican Sen. John Schickel of Union pre-filed his proposal this week. The bill would remove smokers from the protected classes outlined in Kentucky's employment …
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Republican Gov. Matt Bevin's administration has won the latest round in a court fight over whether a former state worker can be compelled to provide information as part of its investigation of contracts awarded when Bevin's Democratic predecessor was in office.The …
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — The Kentucky Senate Republican Caucus has elected Julie Raque Adams as its new chairwoman.Adams defeated fellow Louisville Sen. Dan Seum in an election on Friday. Senators voted by secret ballot in a closed meeting. GOP leaders did not release the vote totals.The GOP …
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Mary Beverly Goetz is 76, uses a walker and recently had surgery to remove a cancerous tumor. Worried her health issues would prevent her from voting for Democrat Jim Glenn in her western Kentucky state House district, she requested an absentee ballot by mail and sent …
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky Republican Gov. Matt Bevin has signed an executive order to ban the award of state contracts to companies that participate in boycott, divestment and sanction practices against Israel.Bevin signed the order during a ceremony at the Kentucky Capitol with Israeli …
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky's chief of information technology delved into changes he's made to the office he oversees, but he wasn't asked by state lawmakers on Thursday about the $215,000 salary increase he received this year from Republican Gov. Matt Bevin.Chief Information Officer …
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Mary Beverly Goetz is 76, uses a walker and recently had surgery to remove a cancerous tumor. Worried her health issues would prevent her from voting for Democrat Jim Glenn in her western Kentucky state House district, she requested an absentee ballot by mail and sent …
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky's state Supreme Court on Thursday struck down a law requiring a panel of doctors to review medical malpractice lawsuits and upheld a law banning mandatory union dues for most employees.The rulings gave Republicans and Democrats each something to celebrate, as …
MOUNT VERNON, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky State Police say an inmate has escaped from an eastern Kentucky jail.Police said in a statement that 35-year-old Justin Cody Whitt somehow walked past jail staff at the Rockcastle County Detention Center Thursday morning as inmates left for work release. The …
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — The Latest on rulings from the Kentucky Supreme Court (all times local):11:15 a.m.The Kentucky Supreme Court says it will hear a case about whether a Constitutional amendment voters have approved will stand.The court announced Thursday it will hear arguments on Feb. 8 …
LOUISA, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky State Police say two boys are expected to recover from an accidental shooting in which both were hit.Police said a preliminary investigation found that the children, ages 11 and 4, were watching television Tuesday at their home in the Blaine community of Lawrence …
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — With winter still officially more than a month away, a mix of freezing rain, sleet and snow was falling throughout Kentucky, making driving conditions hazardous.A tweet from Kentucky State Police Trooper Corey King said freezing rain and sleet were falling in western …
Summary of recent Kentucky newspaper editorials:___Nov. 9The Lexington Herald-Leader on a Kentucky county's drinking-water crisis:Martin County's drinking-water crisis has been used to spotlight the effects of failing infrastructure, rural poverty, pollution, the power of the coal industry and …
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — A former college basketball player who has spent more than three decades in the Kentucky legislature announced Wednesday that he will run for governor in 2019, hoping his moderate views will convince rural voters to return to the Democratic party ahead of the 2020 …

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