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LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — The owners of Maximum Security say they will appeal a federal judge’s dismissal of their lawsuit that seeks to challenge the decision to disqualify their horse as winner of the Kentucky Derby.Gary West said in a statement Monday that he has authorized his …
The re-election victory by Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards over the weekend has assured Democrats of an all-important place at the table when political maps are redrawn after the 2020 census for future elections to Congress and the state Legislature.Edwards’ narrow triumph on Saturday …
STONE, Ky. (AP) — A coroner says a body found in a burning home in Eastern Kentucky has been identified as an 11-year-old girl.News outlets report Pike County Deputy Coroner Mike Hall said Saturday an autopsy confirmed the victim was Ayla Eastwood. He said foul play isn’t …
LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — The University of Kentucky’s Appalachian Center is hosting a student-led series of events designed to bring awareness to water issues in eastern Kentucky and beyond.The events Monday through Thursday will focus on ecology, infrastructure and bottled water, and …
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — The Governor’s School for Entrepreneurs in Kentucky has begun taking applications for next year’s program focusing on product innovation and business model design.A statement from the Education and Workforce Development Cabinet says the three-week summer …
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Odd-year elections in Louisiana, Kentucky and Virginia have let Democrats expand their footprint in Southern states where Republicans dominated not long ago.Those outcomes hardly predict national 2020 results: President Donald Trump isn’t suddenly at risk of …
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — A federal judge has dismissed a lawsuit by the owners of Maximum Security seeking to challenge the decision to disqualify their horse as the winner of the Kentucky Derby.Owners Gary and Mary West wanted the U.S. District Court in the Eastern District of Kentucky to …
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — On election night, long before his win in the Kentucky governor’s race became official, Democrat Andy Beshear made clear who he thought helped make it happen.“To our educators, this is your victory,” Beshear proclaimed in a Nov. 5 victory speech as …
OWENSBORO, Ky. (AP) — Authorities in Kentucky says a student was hospitalized because of a possible vaping overdose.News outlets report a Daviess County High School resource officer told deputies that a female student was being taken to the hospital from a “vaping overdose.”A …
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — A Kentucky radio host returned to the airwaves after a hiatus to announce he won’t enter the race to unseat Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell in 2020.Matt Jones left his popular sports talk show last week when the Kentucky Republican Party complained he …
Reaction from Kentucky officials to Republican Gov. Matt Bevin’s concession to Democrat Andy Beshear, ending the state’s bitterly fought governor’s race:—Kentucky House Speaker David Osborne: “With today’s concession announcement, the governor put the …
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Republican Gov. Matt Bevin conceded to Democratic archnemesis Andy Beshear on Thursday, putting an end to Kentucky’s bitterly fought governor’s race and setting the stage for divided government in a GOP stronghold.Bevin, an ally of President Donald Trump, …
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — The Latest on the Kentucky governor’s race (all times local):4:20 p.m.Gov.-elect Andy Beshear says it’s time for Kentuckians to come together now that his tough race against Republican Gov. Matt Bevin has concluded.Beshear thanked Bevin for his promise to …
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Republican Gov. Matt Bevin says he won’t contest results showing Democratic opponent winning Kentucky governor’s race.
BOONEVILLE, Ky. (AP) — A Kentucky high school teacher accused of having sexual contact with two students has been arrested.Kentucky State Police said in a statement that 40-year-old James S. Cornett of Beattyville is facing two counts of first-degree sex abuse.Police say they learned about …
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Republican Gov. Matt Bevin could face a legacy-defining decision when the vote totals from the Kentucky governor’s race are double-checked Thursday — concede to Democrat Andy Beshear or contest last week’s election in a historic move that could put …
LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — Education officials in central Kentucky are planning a girls-only academy that focuses on science, technology, engineering and math.The Lexington Herald-Leader reports the Fayette County Board of Education approved a job description this week for a director of the new …
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Gov. Matt Bevin's administration has again been ordered to release records about Braidy Industries, which is partly owned by the state and plans to build an aluminum mill in Kentucky.The Lexington Herald-Leader reports Franklin County Circuit Judge Phillip Shepherd said …
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — As a recanvass requested by Republican Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin approaches, Democrat Andy Beshear continues to move forward with his plans to take over the governor's office.Beshear, the state's attorney general, unveiled a website Tuesday for the transition, and people …
As Kentucky's Republican governor trailed by thousands of votes in his re-election bid and Democrats took the reins of the Virginia Statehouse, social media posts offered an unsubstantiated explanation for the Election Day results: voter fraud.The messages seized on small-scale voting issues or …

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