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LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky officials say probation and parole officers are the first state employees to see their salaries increase due to an adjustment in the state's salary schedule.Gov. Matt Bevin and his personnel secretary on Wednesday announced the first adjustment to the state's …
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Vanquished gubernatorial hopeful Adam Edelen is predicting that his primary campaign attacks will make Andy Beshear a tougher nominee in the Democrats' quest to unseat Kentucky's Republican governor in November.Beshear and Edelen downplayed their bitter spring rivalry …
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — As a gun-rights supporter, Michael Paul Wolfgar Lewis sided with Kentucky lawmakers when they relaxed gun laws to let people carry a concealed firearm without a permit or training.But as the owner of a firearms training business in suburban Louisville, Lewis said the …
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Gov. Matt Bevin predicted Tuesday that his political kinship with Republican President Donald Trump will be in the campaign spotlight this year, and that Trump may visit Kentucky multiple times to help Bevin counter a tough Democratic challenge.During radio interviews …
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — A Kentucky judge has ordered the state to pay more than $72,000 in attorneys' fees and costs in a lawsuit over the release of an economic analysis of Gov. Matt Bevin's administration's analysis of the 2017 pension reform plan.Franklin County Circuit Judge Phillip …
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — A prominent Democratic lawmaker said Monday that Kentucky's governor needs more legislative support than Republicans think he does in order to pass his pension-relief proposal in a special legislative session, and she says the vote-count issue could land the matter in …
PINEVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky State Police have arrested a man accused of firing shots into a residence, starting a fire and shooting at responding officers.A state police statement says troopers responded to a complaint that shots were fired late Sunday in Bell County, and then found …
MONTEREY, Ky. (AP) — Authorities say a Kentucky court security officer has been arrested after a passenger on an ATV he was driving died in a crash.Kentucky State Trooper Steven Dykes says in a news release 43-year-old Mario Chavez-Canela of Monterey was arrested in Owen County on Friday on …
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — A fired aide to Kentucky's lieutenant governor asked the state's personnel board on Friday to reverse her dismissal, which deepened an election-year rift between Lt. Gov. Jenean Hampton and Gov. Matt Bevin's administration over Hampton's depleted staff.In her appeal, …
HAZARD, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky State Police have identified a man who was killed and a trooper who was wounded in an exchange of gunfire.News outlets report that police say Trooper Brad Martin fatally shot 58-year-old Zendall Noble when he came out of his home armed in Perry County on June …
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky State Police are holding a memorial service for fallen officers.A statement from the agency says the annual memorial service and wreath-laying ceremony is Friday afternoon at the Kentucky State Police Training Academy in Frankfort. The service will recognize …
BONNIEVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Police say a passenger vehicle traveling the wrong way on Interstate 65 in Kentucky crashed into a charter bus and a semitruck, killing one and injuring several others.Kentucky State Police Trooper Jeremiah Hodges told news outlets the smaller vehicle was traveling …
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — After weeks of struggling to win over some reluctant lawmakers, Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin's team is confident that enough votes have been rounded up to pass his pension-relief proposal in a special legislative session, a key Bevin aide said Wednesday."I believe the …
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky transportation officials say they will begin issuing new driver's licenses this month that are designed to comply with a federal travel law.The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet says in a statement that it will begin rolling out the licenses in Franklin County on …
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — When the Kentucky governor's chief of staff authorized the firing of a top aide to the lieutenant governor he "overstepped his boundaries," Lt. Gov. Jenean Hampton said Tuesday, ratcheting up an unsettling election-year dispute for Republicans."Every Kentuckian should …
NEWPORT, Ky. (AP) — A medical billing services company is planning to expand operations in northern Kentucky, potentially creating 150 jobs.CompMed Ltd. is planning the $1.1 million expansion in Campbell County. The company plans to lease an additional 2,000 square feet of office space "in …
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — The Kentucky Fish and Wildlife Commission has recommended changing current regulations to allow hunters to become certified through a free online course instead of requiring in-person training at a firing range.News outlets quote the commission as saying the proposed …
ADAIRVILLE, Ky. (AP) — The Kentucky Supreme Court has upheld a murder conviction and 55-year sentence for a man who killed his sister-in-law.The Bowling Green Daily News reports George Walker's sentence was upheld last week. The 24-year-old man was convicted last year of strangling …
OCEANPORT, N.J. (AP) — The Triple Crown series was marked by the unexpected and the whacky 3-year-old season continued when Maximum Security returned to racing for the first time since being disqualified in the Kentucky Derby.Sent off as the overwhelming 1-20 favorite, Maximum Security …
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky Derby winner Country House is getting an extended break and likely won't race again until 2020.Trainer Bill Mott says the colt isn't expected to race again as a 3-year-old. He says Country House hasn't shown the same eagerness to train as he had leading up to …

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