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FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky Republican Gov. Matt Bevin's administration has extended a contract with an Indiana law firm to investigate corruption in his Democratic predecessor's administration.The Lexington Herald-Leader reports the potential cost to Kentucky taxpayers for Bevin's …
ATLANTA (AP) — Allegations of sexual misconduct against Kentucky lawmakers have become so common that the statehouse has seemed more like a frat house: Seven have faced accusations, including four who settled secretly with a female legislative aide.Voters' response? Mostly, keep them in …
Manny Ycaza, a Hall of Fame jockey who won the 1964 Belmont Stakes and paved the way for generations of Latin Americans to ride in North America, has died. He was 80.Ycaza died Monday of pneumonia and sepsis at a hospital in Forest Hills, New York, according to his wife, Jeanne De Ycaza. She said …
LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — The city of Lexington is breaking ground this week on the expansion of the Lexington Convention Center, home to Rupp Arena.The $241 million project will begin in August and finish in late 2021.On Thursday, Lexington Mayor Jim Gray and leaders from the state and the …
DEL MAR, Calif. (AP) — Triple Crown winner Justify has re-located to Del Mar where trainer Bob Baffert is keeping him under observation after swelling in his left front ankle emerged two weeks ago.Baffert says Justify will probably just walk around the stable area for the next two weeks at …
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — While Gov. Matt Bevin's controversial remarks this month about the West Louisville Chess Club sparked a backlash in the community, fifth-grader Keyaira Thompson wasn't giving it too much thought.She just wanted to win against her older sister, Kaleisha.When asked who …
RUIDOSO, N.M. (AP) — Mike Smith became the 12th jockey in history and the only one from New Mexico to win the Triple Crown after flying across the finish line atop 3-year-old Justify in June to a roar of cheers at Belmont Park in New York.Smith was born in Roswell but forged his love of …
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — An attorney for Kentucky's former child welfare commissioner says she was subject to "repeated acts of discrimination," including sexually harassing comments from her male colleagues that prompted her resignation last month.But an investigation by the Cabinet for Health …
ELIZABETHTOWN, Ky. (AP) — Police say a Kentucky deputy's gun discharged and wounded a man he was trying to arrest.A statement from Kentucky State Police says a preliminary investigation found that a Hardin County sheriff's deputy stopped a vehicle Thursday. Inside was a man with several …
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — The company's website claimed its product would "enable patients to stay in the workplace, enjoy interaction with family and friends and remain a member of society."But Kentucky's Attorney General is more interested in what the company did not say: Its product was …
SOMERSET, Ky. (AP) — A police chase in Kentucky has ended in a crash that killed two people.Kentucky State Police said in a statement that a Science Hill officer attempted to stop a reckless driver Wednesday on U.S. 27 in Pulaski County, but the vehicle fled so he pursued it. Police say the …
ARCADIA, Calif. (AP) — Triple Crown winner Justify has been taken out of training while waiting to see if swelling in his left front ankle subsides.Trainer Bob Baffert says Justify will be re-evaluated in two weeks. He says the swelling developed recently and it comes and goes.Baffert told …
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — When Kentucky Attorney General Andy Beshear's top deputy was busted for using kickbacks and bribes for political donations, Beshear vowed to donate all of the tainted money from his 2015 campaign account to charity.That was two years ago. The money is still there. But …
HICKMAN, Ky. (AP) — Officials say a new distillery plans to open in western Kentucky this summer.A statement from Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin says RH Resolute Distillery Inc. plans to invest $9.7 million to locate in a previously unopened distillery in Hickman and hire 17 workers.The company …
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — More than a dozen protesters smiled and kissed the floor of the Kentucky Capitol after State Police officers let them enter the building Tuesday following weeks of protests."I was praising God and yes, I kissed the ground," said Tayna Fogle. "This is our house and we …
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — A lawsuit is seeking to stop the University of Kentucky and state Department of Revenue from garnishing people's wages for unpaid medical bills.The Lexington Herald-Leader reported Monday that a group of people has asked Franklin County Circuit Judge Thomas Wingate to …
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — The Kentucky Department of Insurance has issued a $1.5 million civil penalty against pharmacy benefit manager CaremarkPCS for violations related to reimbursements to pharmacists.The state agency also placed the provider's license on probation for one year.An order from …
PIKEVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Three Kentucky surface mines with connections to West Virginia Gov. Jim Justice plan to hire 150 employees in an area where coal jobs have declined over the past decade.The Lexington Herald-Leader reports Bluestone Industries plans to begin production immediately. …
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky's Republican governor and Democratic attorney general have disagreed so often that a judge has had to settle their disputes at least eight times in just 2 1/2 years.Now, voters could finally get a chance to settle the feud next year.Andy Beshear announced …
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — The Latest on Andy Beshear's candidacy for Kentucky governor (all times local):11:35 a.m.Kentucky Republican Gov. Matt Bevin says a Democratic rival's candidacy for governor offers voters four more years of corruption and self-dealing.Attorney General Andy Beshear …

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