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LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — It was nearing 10 p.m. on a Tuesday when six friends finally sat down to eat dinner in an apartment-like dorm on the Indiana University-Southeast campus in New Albany.The group doesn't usually eat so late. But since the friends learned they each struggle to afford …
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Lawmakers in coal-loving Kentucky have approved a bill that could make solar panels less lucrative for residential customers beyond 2020.The House of Representatives passed Senate Bill 100 on Friday in a 71-24 vote. It would let the Public Service Commission, a board …
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — A bill that would allow direct out-of-state shipments of wine to Kentucky consumers has won overwhelming approval in the state Senate.Senators voted 29-5 on Friday to pass the bill, which now goes to the state House.Republican Sen. Max Wise, the bill's lead sponsor, …
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky took a step closer toward preparing for a possible post-Roe v. Wade era on Friday.The state House overwhelmingly passed a bill to ban most abortions in Kentucky if the U.S. Supreme Court overturns the landmark decision that legalized the procedure …
STAMFORD, Conn. (AP) — NBC Sports announced Friday that Mike Tirico will anchor the network's inaugural Indianapolis 500 coverage on May 26, giving him his first glimpse at the largest single-day crowd to attend a sporting event anywhere in the world."I am thrilled to join our team as we …
LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — A former Kentucky State Police detective who lied in court about a slaying he was investigating has been sentenced to two years of probation.The Lexington Herald-Leader reports U.S. District Judge Karen K. Caldwell handed down the sentence Thursday for Charles J. …
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Backed by a powerful gun-rights group, a bill that would allow people to carry a concealed handgun without a permit or training was passed by the Kentucky Senate on Thursday.The measure has the blessing of the National Rifle Association but was denounced by an activist …
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky lawmakers heard the beating heart of a woman's unborn baby Thursday as they advanced a bill that would ban most abortions in the state once a fetal heartbeat is detected.The state Senate voted 31-6 to pass the measure, continuing an aggressive push to restrict …
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — The Latest on legislative action on a Kentucky bill to allow people to carry a concealed gun without a permit or training (all times local):4:45 p.m.The Kentucky Senate has passed a bill that would allow people to carry a concealed handgun without a permit or …
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — The Latest on lawmakers advancing a bill to ban most abortions in Kentucky once a fetal heartbeat is detected. (all times local):4:30 p.m.The Kentucky Senate has overwhelmingly passed a bill that would ban most abortions in the state once a fetal heartbeat is …
FRANKLIN, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky State Police say a Tennessee woman walking her dog on Interstate 65 near the border between the states was killed when she ventured into the path of an oncoming bus.News outlets report police say 38-year-old Penny Lane, of Cross Plains, was pronounced dead at …
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Legislation backed by power companies picked up momentum over objections from solar power interests on Wednesday, as the Kentucky Senate passed the bill that would change how utilities provide credits to customers with rooftop solar panels.The Senate voted 23-12 to …
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — A Kentucky Senate committee has advanced a bill that would remove the secretary of state as chairperson of the state Board of Elections and revoke her access to the state's voter registration database.The Lexington Herald-Leader reports the Senate State and Local …
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky lawmakers on Wednesday started advancing a bill to ban most abortions in the state if the U.S. Supreme Court overturns its 1973 decision legalizing the procedure nationwide.The measure, which easily cleared the House Judiciary Committee, would take effect in …
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Investigators in Kentucky say a woman taken from an Ohio college campus was fatally shot with a weapon carried by the man suspected of abducting her.Kentucky State Police Commissioner Richard Sanders spoke Wednesday about the Monday afternoon shooting in Oldham County, …
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Legal sports betting in Kentucky could be worth at least $20 million a year in new taxes, with most of it going to the state's struggling public pension systems, according to an analysis of a proposal in the House of Representatives.Kentucky is one of several states …
CRESTWOOD, Ky. (AP) — A female student from an Ohio State University campus and a man suspected of abducting her both died after a police chase and shooting, Kentucky State Police said Tuesday.The chase began Monday afternoon in northern Kentucky as police responded to a call about a person …
STANFORD, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin spoke about his support for legalizing medical marijuana in highly personal terms on Tuesday, telling a community forum that his teenage nephew died after fighting "a very hard battle with cancer."Asked about his stance on marijuana during the …
INEZ, Ky. (AP) — A Kentucky sheriff has told the local fiscal court he is suspending all law enforcement activities because of lack of funding.The Lexington Herald-Leader reports , Martin County Sheriff John Kirk took the stage without invitation at a fiscal court meeting Monday. Kirk said …
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — His political future down to a coin flip, a Kentucky Republican walked away from an election challenge Friday in a decision that will keep a Democrat in the state legislature and likely avoid a lengthy lawsuit.Democrat Jim Glenn defeated Republican DJ Johnson on …

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