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LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — Art Collector took a big step toward the Kentucky Derby, pulling away from the filly Swiss Skydiver in the stretch in the Blue Grass at Keeneland for his first graded stakes victory.The Kentucky-bred son of Bernardini and Distorted Legacy by Distorted Humor started the …
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky reported more than 450 additional cases of COVID-19 on Saturday, part of a troublesome trend of rising confirmed cases of the illness caused by the new coronavirus, Gov. Andy Beshear said.Beshear said in a news release that Kentucky has had more than 19,100 …
BEIJING — New coronavirus cases have dropped sharply in China, and authorities are turning their attention to concerns that the virus could spread through imported food. Those worries have risen since a June outbreak in Beijing that was linked to the city’s largest wholesale market. …
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — A new requirement for Kentuckians to wear face masks in public has taken effect, despite a county court's restraining order related to pandemic restrictions, Gov. Andy Beshear said Friday.Beshear said the mask order went into effect at 5 p.m. Friday, and it is …
Frankfort, Ky (AP) — The Kentucky Board of Education announced Thursday that it has selected the superintendent of Colorado’s second largest school district to be Kentucky’s next education commissioner. Jason Glass will oversee Kentucky’s K-12 school system and its …
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — The Kentucky Supreme Court has canceled in-person bar exams this year as a precaution due to the coronavirus pandemic.Bar exams will no longer be held July 28-29 and Sept. 30-Oct. 1, the court said in a statement. Instead, the Kentucky Office of Bar Admissions will …
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Kentuckians will be required to wear face masks or coverings in public places beginning Friday, Kentucky Gov. Andy Beshear announced Thursday. The mandate comes after two of the highest days of daily COVID-19 cases the state has recorded since March. Kentucky announced …
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Two separate lawsuits naming Kentucky Gov. Andy Beshear have been filed that seek rulings over orders made in the state during the coronavirus pandemic.One lawsuit was filed in state court Tuesday in an effort to force Kentucky to continue offering vote-by-mail to all …
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky Gov. Andy Beshear has promised new health requirements after the state recorded a second-straight day of increased COVID-19 cases on Wednesday.Kentucky reported 402 new cases on Wednesday and 371 on Tuesday, two of the highest days of daily cases the state …
Recent editorials from Kentucky newspapers:___July 8The Courier Journal on the need for a mask mandate in Kentucky:Stop wagging your finger at the commonwealth, Gov. Beshear, urging all of us across Kentucky to please, pretty please, voluntarily wear a mask in public places.It’s time to make …
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Two undefeated horses from the barn of two-time Triple Crown-winning trainer Bob Baffert have come back positive in split-sample testing for a banned substance in Arkansas.Baffert confirmed to The Associated Press via text message Monday that he had been informed of the …
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Award-winning Kentucky writer Wendell Berry and his wife sued the University of Kentucky on Monday to try to stop the removal of a mural that has been the object of protest for its depictions of Black people and Native Americans.University President Eli Capilouto …
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — A judge has blocked some limits on auto racetracks and child care facilities put in place due to the coronavirus pandemic, reasoning that participating in those kind of businesses is a value judgment best left to individuals. Boone Circuit Court Judge Richard …
LONDON, Ky. (AP) — A state lawmaker will face a jury trial in September after unsuccessfully trying this week to have evidence in his drunken driving case thrown out, the Lexington Herald-Leader reported.State Rep. Derek Lewis was arrested near his home at 1:55 a.m. on April 16, just a few …
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Looking to flex his newfound influence among Kentucky Democrats after his Senate campaign fell just short, Charles Booker reached out Thursday to unite behind Amy McGrath's uphill fight to unseat Republican Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell.Booker, a progressive …
LOUISVILLE, Ky (AP) — Taking the offensive after her narrow primary win, Democratic Senate nominee Amy McGrath challenged Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell to disclose what he knows about intelligence assessments suggesting Russia offered bounties for killing U.S. troops in …
Recent editorials from Kentucky newspapers:___June 28The Bowling Green Daily News on an industrial park project in Kentucky:When it was first proposed decades ago, the Kentucky Transpark was met with skepticism by some.The ambitious industrial park will never be filled, the naysayers …
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Federal officials are working “urgently and expeditiously” to investigate possible civil rights violations by the Louisville officers who fatally shot Breonna Taylor, Kentucky's top FBI agent said Wednesday.“We have our best agents working on …
With the opening of the thoroughbred season at Monmouth Park days away, chief executive Dennis Drazin knows the odds are against the track making a profit.The coronavirus pandemic has idled the New Jersey shore facility for almost two months while officials in the hard-hit state waited for the …
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Looking to end a backlog of unemployment claims filed this spring, Gov. Andy Beshear said the state has hired an outside company to shore up staffing to process the requests for assistance.The goal is to process all unresolved jobless claims pending from March through …

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