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LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Voters in Kentucky are casting ballots in a primary that will deliver an initial verdict on the job performance of Gov. Matt Bevin.The ally of President Donald Trump faces state Rep. Robert Goforth and two other challengers in Tuesday's GOP primary.Democrats are …
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — The Latest on Kentucky's primary election (all times local):12:45 p.m.President Donald Trump has tweeted support for Republican Gov. Matt Bevin in Kentucky's primary election.Trump's tweet encouraged Kentuckians to vote for Matt Bevin on Tuesday, saying he "has done a …
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — President Donald Trump refers to Gov. Matt Bevin as his "good friend" and urges Kentucky Republicans to support the governor's reelection in a recorded phone message on the eve of the state's primary election.Bevin's campaign says Trump's message went out statewide …
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Candidates in Kentucky's primary election are seeking party nominations in the governor, attorney general, secretary of state and other statewide races.More than 3.4 million Kentuckians are registered to vote, and Election Day polls open Tuesday at 6 a.m. and close at …
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Republican Gov. Matt Bevin has lashed out at protesting teachers and ridiculed judges during a tumultuous term steering Kentucky on a conservative course while struggling to fix pension problems.Now the pugnacious governor faces the first test of his reelection …
LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — A decision by one Kentucky city to suspend paper recycling won't affect the University of Kentucky or nearby cities and counties.The Lexington Herald-Leader reports Rumpke says it is trying to find a buyer for recycled paper and urged the governments it serves to …
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky Attorney General Andy Beshear says four men have been charged in a child predator sting.Beshear announced in a news release the arrests last week of 23-year-old Jarrett Hoskins, 32-year-old Ricky Cornish Jr., 34-year-old Joseph Leavitt and 46-year-old Michael …
BALTIMORE (AP) — Owner Gary Barber called trainer Mark Casse for the fourth time in 11 hours since War of Will won the Preakness.Only this time, Casse was in the middle of holding court with reporters the morning after his first Triple Crown victory."All's good and we're going to the …
BALTIMORE (AP) — Mark Casse completed a lifelong quest two weeks after the scare of a lifetime. And he did so in a race featuring a riderless horse that threw his jockey out of the gate and kept running.Since he was a child, Casse wanted to win a Triple Crown race, and the well-respected …
BALTIMORE (AP) — The Latest on the Preakness (all times local):7:10 p.m.War of Will has won the 144th Preakness.After finishing well out of the money in the Kentucky Derby from the No. 1 post, War of Will charged to victory after again starting from the rail on Saturday.Everfast finished …
BALTIMORE (AP) — Hall of Fame trainers D. Wayne Lukas and Bob Baffert sit side by side in the corner of the stakes barn at Pimlico Race Course sizing up the Preakness."A lot of speed in there," Baffert says. Lukas responds without missing a beat, "My horse is fast.""There's some nice horses …
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky's flagship university failed to obey the state's open-records law when it refused to provide a campus newspaper with documents pertaining to a sexual misconduct investigation, an appeals court ruled Friday.The case pitted the University of Kentucky against the …
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — A former Miss America is among 19 candidates running in down-ballot races in Kentucky that include secretary of state, agriculture commissioner, treasurer and auditor.In several races where the candidates agree on most issues, biography likely will weigh heavily in …
BALTIMORE (AP) — The owner of Maximum Security has made a multimillion-dollar challenge to the owners of four horses that benefited from his horse's historic disqualification in the Kentucky Derby.Gary West says in a statement Friday he'll pay each of those other owners $5 million apiece if …
The last time that the Preakness was run without the Kentucky Derby winner was 1996, when Grindstone was retired because of knee issues. The last time none of the top four Derby finishers went to the middle jewel of racing's Triple Crown season was 1951, because none of them were nominated in …
BALTIMORE (AP) — The jockey shuffle heading into the Preakness has a "musical chairs" feel to it.Of the 13 jockeys in Saturday's race, nine who rode in the Kentucky Derby are aboard a different horse in the Preakness. Most notably, Hall of Famer Mike Smith is now riding favored Improbable …
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — A well-funded group backing Adam Edelen shook up Kentucky's Democratic gubernatorial primary on Thursday, running a short-lived TV ad denouncing rival Andy Beshear's private legal work for the Boy Scouts of America in a sexual abuse case years ago.Edelen's campaign …
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — The Latest on an attack ad run by a group backing Adam Edelen in Kentucky's Democratic gubernatorial primary (all times local):8:25 p.m.Democratic gubernatorial candidate Andy Beshear has denounced a short-lived attack against him as "one of the most disgusting ads" in …
BALTIMORE (AP) — Long shot Market King has been cleared by officials to race in the Preakness on Saturday.Market King had been on the veterinarian's list in Kentucky after being scratched before the Pat Day Mile on the Kentucky Derby undercard on May 4. He was entered in the Preakness on …
BALTIMORE (AP) — War of Will grinded out the Kentucky Derby in the slop, avoided clipping heels with Maximum Security and came out of the race looking as if he won.The morning after a frustrating race in the mud that left him eighth at the finish line, the charismatic bay colt was …

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