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FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — The bitter competition between Kentucky Republican Gov. Matt Bevin and Democratic challenger Andy Beshear spread to the size of their campaign bank accounts Friday.Both sides offered glimpses into their fundraising performances as the governor's race heads toward the …
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky's drug court program has failed to keep up with surging demand for its treatment services in a state grappling with addiction woes, the state's chief justice said Friday while signaling that he'll seek funding to expand the services.Testifying before a state …
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin says an eastern water district has been approved for a $2 million grant to replace its aging water meters.The Lexington Herald-Leader reports Southern Water and Sewer District was approved for a grant from the Abandoned Mine Lands Pilot Program. …
LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — Relatives of a 4-year-old boy are suing a now defunct University of Kentucky fraternity and its national organization, saying they were responsible for the boy's death.News outlets report the lawsuit by Marco Lee Shemwell's family blames Alpha Tau Omega and its UK …
ELIZABETHTOWN, Ky. (AP) — Officials with Kentucky State Police say a new statewide victim advocacy program will launch this fall.A statement from the governor's office says the Victim Advocate Support Services initiative will provide a trained advocate at each of Kentucky's 16 state police …
Hall of Fame trainer Bob Baffert denied giving 2018 Triple Crown winning horse Justify a banned substance that caused a positive test prior to last year's Kentucky Derby and blamed the result on contaminated food.Baffert said Thursday that he "unequivocally" rejects the implication he'd give …
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Republican Gov. Matt Bevin and Democratic challenger Andy Beshear fought to shift the battleground of their bitter campaign Thursday, both turning to divisive issues to highlight their starkly different visions for Kentucky.Beshear doubled down on his support for …
SOMERSET, Ky. (AP) — The Kentucky Supreme Court will travel to Somerset for death penalty arguments later this month.The session will be held Sept. 19 at the Center for Rural Development.The session is open to the public, and after the arguments, justices will take questions that aren't …
NEW YORK (AP) — The New York Times says Justify won the 2018 Triple Crown after a failed postrace drug test at a California track that could have kept the horse out of the Kentucky Derby.The newspaper reported Wednesday that Bob Baffert-trained Justify tested positive for the drug …
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — A Kentucky lawmaker known for his opposition to abortion and his advocacy for military issues resigned his House seat Tuesday, citing his belief in term limits.State Rep. Tim Moore, R-Elizabethtown, submitted his resignation in a letter to Gov. Matt Bevin. The governor …
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky's governor won the first round of a legal fight with his former running mate Monday as a judge turned down Lt. Gov. Jenean Hampton's request to immediately reinstate her top two aides.Hampton presented a "substantial legal question" in challenging the …
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Public education grabbed the spotlight in Kentucky's race for governor on Monday as Democratic nominee Andy Beshear and Republican incumbent Matt Bevin exchanged caustic words over whether the state's schools are adequately funded.Beshear initiated the exchange by …
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — The Latest on Kentucky's gubernatorial candidates trading attacks on education funding (all times local):2:15 p.m.Kentucky Republican Gov. Matt Bevin has defended his record of supporting public education in response to a new TV ad hitting him on the issue.His …
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — A University of Louisville administrator faced tough questioning Monday from state lawmakers delving into details of the school's plan to purchase financially ailing Jewish Hospital.The financing package revealed last month includes the state backing the deal by loaning …
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Democrat Amy McGrath's Senate campaign missed a Friday deadline set by an attorney seeking a reply to demands from two retired Kentucky coal miners that their images be removed from a campaign ad attacking Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell.McGrath's campaign said …
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — A new Republican attack ad slams Democrat Andy Beshear for backing the Affordable Care Act and opposing Gov. Matt Bevin's efforts to impose work requirements for some Medicaid recipients — the latest sign that health care looms large in Kentucky's race for …
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — The home of the Kentucky Derby wants to expand into live winter racing in 2020. If approved by state racing regulators, it means overcoats and hot chocolate could come into vogue at Churchill Downs — where mint juleps and sundresses are in fashion in the …
INEZ, Ky. (AP) — An eastern Kentucky county will receive nearly $4 million in grant funding to support its troubled water system.The grants for Martin County were announced Thursday by U.S. Rep. Harold "Hal" Rogers and Gov. Matt Bevin. Rogers says the new funding will help the county take …
BOWLING GREEN, Ky. (AP) — A group of Kentucky hospitals is suing dozens of opioid makers and distributors saying the companies misrepresented the benefits and dangers of the painkiller.The complaint filed in Warren County Circuit Court in south-central Kentucky includes hospitals in Bowling …
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — A Kentucky judge whose impartiality was questioned by Gov. Matt Bevin's legal team due to his social media interactions refused to step aside Wednesday from hearing a lawsuit brought by the governor's political nemesis over an investigation of teacher protests.Franklin …

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