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FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — An extraordinary legal fight between Kentucky's governor and lieutenant governor over a staffing dispute was described in court Monday by the governor's lawyer as a minor disagreement among friends.Lt. Gov. Jenean Hampton, who attended the hearing in state court, …
LOUSIVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Gov. Matt Bevin's administration on Friday denied a license for an abortion clinic at Planned Parenthood's downtown Louisville location.The Courier Journal reports a letter from the Cabinet for Health and Family Services said Planned Parenthood illegally performed 23 …
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — An election-year investigation into teacher rallies at Kentucky's Capitol found more than 1,000 educators violated state law by participating in protests that shut down some schools, Gov. Matt Bevin's administration said Friday.No penalties will be assessed, Kentucky's …
MT. VERNON, Ky. (AP) — A fire department in Kentucky says a collision between a commercial truck and a Greyhound bus has left at least 17 people injured.WKYT-TV reports Greyhound bus 1104 traveling from Atlanta to Cincinnati when it crashed Thursday afternoon around 4:30 p.m. in Rockcastle …
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — A judge has sided with Kentucky PTA and moved to block an activist from seeing how a county's parent teacher associations are spending their money — at least temporarily.The Courier Journal reports Judge Charles Cunningham said Thursday that he's requesting …
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — A feud at the top of Kentucky's government escalated into an extraordinary legal battle Thursday when the governor was sued by his hand-picked lieutenant governor over a bitter staffing dispute.The fight erupted deep into Gov. Matt Bevin's reelection efforts and …
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky Attorney General Andy Beshear says his office will investigate whether coal companies are posting performance bonds intended to secure employee wages.News outlets report Blackjewel LLC hadn't posted the bond with the Kentucky Labor Cabinet when it filed for …
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — University of Louisville trustees approved a deal Wednesday to have the school purchase financially ailing Jewish Hospital in a transaction that officials said will benefit the region's health care and the school's medical training and research programs.State leaders …
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Democratic gubernatorial nominee Andy Beshear has released a plan aimed at producing more Kentucky jobs tied to farm technology and advanced manufacturing.The proposals released Wednesday are part of what Beshear calls his "kitchen table agenda." Beshear's plan …
LANCASTER, Ky. (AP) — A Kentucky man on parole for a child pornography conviction a decade ago was arrested again and charged with 100 counts of possession of child pornography.The Kentucky attorney general's office told news outlets 40-year-old Arthur Eugene Butler had served five years in …
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin has set a special election to fill a House of Representatives vacancy for a seat in parts of two Kentucky counties.Republican Rep. Diane Murray St. Onge (AHNJ') resigned effective Monday to move to California. She has represented parts of Kenton …
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — President Donald Trump will headline a fundraiser for Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin, who is banking on his close ties with the Republican president as he faces a tough challenge from a Democratic rival in a state that Trump dominated in 2016.Trump will travel to Kentucky …
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump's visit to Kentucky next week (all times local):8:40 p.m.President Donald Trump will speak to a military veterans group's annual national convention next week in Kentucky, where he is also headlining a fundraiser in support of …
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky's lieutenant governor says she has never talked with Gov. Matt Bevin about his administration's dismissal of two of her top staffers without her consent.Lt. Gov. Jenean Hampton on Friday challenged Bevin's comments in June in which he tried to play down a feud …
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky's former House speaker on Friday dropped a lawsuit demanding that a woman give back the $110,000 she received in a secret sexual harassment settlement involving them.Ex-House Speaker Jeff Hoover and two other men — one a current lawmaker, the other a …
GEORGETOWN, Ky. (AP) — Authorities say a Kentucky man who was shot by his 17-year-old grandson has died.News outlets report 79-year-old Richard Barkley was shot on July 31 in Scott County by his grandson. Sgt. Eddie Hart with the Scott County Sheriff's Office says Barkley died Thursday at …
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Months after Kentucky relaxed its gun laws, some lawmakers want to shift the focus to a proposal meant to keep guns away from people deemed as threats to themselves or others.The bipartisan proposal, still being crafted for next year, was touted by a trio of state …
Federal appeals judges should restore a Kentucky law at the heart of a licensing fight that threatened to close the state's last abortion clinic, an attorney for Gov. Matt Bevin argued Thursday.Pointing to the high stakes involved, however, the clinic's attorney warned that the law's application …
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky Attorney General Andy Beshear's office is weighing in on the personnel spat between Lt. Gov. Jenean Hampton and Republican Gov. Matt Bevin's administration.Beshear, Bevin's Democratic opponent in the upcoming governor's race, issued an attorney general's …
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — The Kentucky Department of Education has launched a new campaign and website to recruit and encourage potential teachers.The Education Department says there was a 36% decline in the completion of education preparation programs in Kentucky from 2008 to 2017.Education …

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