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HOT SPRINGS, Ark. (AP) — Super Stock won the $1 million Arkansas Derby by 2 1/2 lengths in an upset Saturday to earn a berth in next month’s Kentucky Derby. Ridden by Ricardo Santana Jr., Super Stock covered 1 1/8 miles in 1:50.92 in front of 17,000 fans at Oaklawn Park. The 3-year-old …
SHELBYVILLE, Ky. (AP) — An angry mob of about 50 white, masked men stormed the Shelbyville jail in the early morning of Jan. 15, 1911. They broke the locks to the cells and dragged out three Black inmates. Law enforcement failed to intervene despite persistent rumors that mob violence was …
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Gov. Andy Beshear signed legislation Friday creating a financing plan to stimulate economic growth in western Louisville, calling it a good start to overcoming "decades of neglect.” Rural and urban lawmakers banded together to pass the measure aimed at …
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — The rate of positive coronavirus cases fell again in Kentucky, Gov. Andy Beshear said Friday. Beshear's office reported 744 new COVID-19 cases and a positivity rate of 2.79%. “It’s encouraging to see our positivity rate decrease again, but we need to work …
GEORGETOWN, Ky. (AP) — A Kentucky judge on Friday temporarily blocked applying some of the state's pandemic-related restrictions to several restaurants and breweries challenging the governor's actions. Scott County Circuit Judge Brian Privett said in his narrowly tailored order that the …
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky Gov. Andy Beshear signed a partial ban on no-knock warrants Friday after months of demonstrations set off by the fatal shooting of Breonna Taylor in her home during a botched police raid last year. The law signed by the Democratic governor is not the total …
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky governor signs partial ban on no-knock warrants year after fatal shooting of Breonna Taylor, national protests.
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — The Governor’s School for Entrepreneurs will add a second summer session this year to accommodate increasing demand, Gov. Andy Beshear's office said. The program allows Kentucky high school students to focus on product innovation during a three-week residential …
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Gov. Andy Beshear urged Kentuckians on Thursday to sign up for thousands of open vaccination appointments next week, warning that the state is in a race to head off the threat from COVID-19 variants. At least 16,000 appointments are still open for COVID-19 shots next …
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky will temporarily shut down its unemployment system to bolster security protections to block an onslaught of cybercrime detected nationwide, state officials said Thursday. The four-day system shutdown will run from midnight Thursday through Monday, said Amy …
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky Gov. Andy Beshear vetoed a bill Thursday that would have shielded an array of information about judges, police and prosecutors in the state from public scrutiny. The measure, which passed on the final day of the legislative session, had drawn a backlash …
LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — The University of Kentucky mistakenly sent acceptance emails to 500,000 high school seniors for a program that usually accepts about three dozen students a year. The school followed up with another email less than 24 hours later and apologized for its mistake, citing …
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — A Kentucky judge has temporarily blocked another attempt by Republican lawmakers to restrict Democratic Gov. Andy Beshear's efforts to combat the coronavirus pandemic. Franklin Circuit Judge Phillip Shepherd extended a temporary injunction Wednesday to apply to a …
COVINGTON, Ky. (AP) — The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet is seeking public comments on improvements planned for the Licking River Bridge that connects Covington and Newport. A virtual meeting will be held April 20 to provide an overview of the project and to get public feedback, …
FRANKFORT, Ky (AP) — Kentucky reported 1,028 confirmed coronavirus cases and 10 virus-related deaths Wednesday. Three hundred cases are from Monday and Tuesday, but could not be confirmed and announced until Wednesday owing to a technical issue. Some 383 Kentuckians are currently …
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Gov. Andy Beshear signed legislation Wednesday expanding early voting in Kentucky, a rare display of bipartisan cooperation in the heart of Trump country at a time of national conflict over restrictive election measures. The Democratic governor called it “a good …
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky Gov. Andy Beshear signed bills Wednesday directing federal relief money for big-ticket items including clean-water projects and repayment of a federal unemployment insurance loan. Other agreed upon uses for the federal money include broadband expansion and …
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Funding has been appropriated to reopen the northern Kentucky office of the State Medical Examiner, Gov. Andy Beshear announced. The funding was made possible through a bipartisan bill passed by the General Assembly on March 30 and signed into law, Beshear said …
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — The Republican attorneys general of Kentucky and Tennessee have added their voices to those in several other states who are objecting to a provision in the $1.9 trillion pandemic aid plan that bars states from using relief money to offset tax cuts. Kentucky Attorney …
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky reported more than 340 new COVID-19 cases Tuesday as the state's rate of positive coronavirus cases stayed below 3%. Thirteen more virus-related deaths were reported, including six deaths discovered through the state’s ongoing audit of deaths from prior …

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