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NEW YORK (AP) — Maximum Security concluded a tumultuous season with a decisive victory Saturday in the $750,000 Cigar Mile at Aqueduct. Maximum Security was the first horse to be disqualified for interference in the 145-year history of the Kentucky Derby. That was one of only two defeats …
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Reaching across party lines, Democratic Gov.-elect Andy Beshear said Friday that he will appoint Republican Attorney General-elect Daniel Cameron to become Kentucky's top law enforcement officer a few weeks early. Cameron's selection to serve the final weeks of …
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — An Indiana law firm has been paid at least $600,000 by Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin's administration for an investigation of former Gov. Steve Beshear's administration. The Lexington Herald-Leader obtained the information through an Open Records Act request to the state …
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Combative to the end, Kentucky Republican Gov. Matt Bevin unleashed a spree of attacks against his successor just days before handing over power, displaying the abrasive side of a personality that at times overshadowed his one term in office and contributed to his …
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Newly elected Kentucky Supreme Court Justice Christopher Shea Nickell will be sworn in during a formal ceremony in Frankfort next week. Nickell, who was elected in November to fill the vacancy resulting from Justice Bill Cunningham's retirement in February, was sworn …
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Outgoing Republican Gov. Matt Bevin issued an executive order Thursday that would prevent longtime state Rep. Rocky Adkins from collecting a higher state pension due to the senior position he will assume in Democratic Gov.-elect Andy Beshear's administration. The …
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky Gov.-elect Andy Beshear faces a budget shortfall that could exceed $1 billion as he prepares a two-year state spending plan to submit to lawmakers in early 2020, according to a memo from outgoing Gov. Matt Bevin's administration. The memo from Bevin's budget …
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — International trade uncertainty looms over Kentucky's farm economy, which was able to maintain stable income levels with a boost from government relief payments offered to farmers hit hard by low commodity prices caused by the trade conflict with China, agricultural …
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky Attorney General-elect Daniel Cameron has made appointments of two attorneys to lead his criminal and civil divisions. Cameron announced Wednesday that Amy Burke will serve as an assistant deputy attorney general overseeing the office's criminal justice …
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — All executive branch state agencies in Kentucky will accept emailed requests for public records to make it easier for people and the media to access information, Gov.-elect Andy Beshear said Wednesday. Earlier this year, state lawmakers passed a measure paving the way …
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — With a few days left in his term as Kentucky's governor, Republican Matt Bevin offered some unsolicited advice to his successor and political archnemesis, urging Democrat Andy Beshear to confront the toughest tasks facing the state the same way he did. “Do the hard …
CATLETTSBURG, Ky. (AP) — A former office manager for the Boyd County Child Support Office in eastern Kentucky has been indicted on charges of theft and forgery. News outlets cited a statement from Kentucky State Police on Monday that said 55-year-old Mary Pickett faces one count of theft …
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky Gov.-elect Andy Beshear selected his former rival, state Rep. Rocky Adkins, to serve as his senior adviser as his administration continued taking shape Monday. The latest round of personnel decisions included an expanded role for Lt. Gov.-elect Jacqueline …
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — The Latest on appointments by Kentucky Gov.-elect Andy Beshear (all times local): 2:05 p.m. Kentucky Gov.-elect Andy Beshear has appointed his running mate, a leading Democratic lawmaker and the ex-mayor of Lexington to high-profile jobs in the administration …
LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — Rhyne Howard led a balanced attack with 14 points and No. 14 Kentucky cruised to an 81-52 win over Austin Peay on Sunday. KeKe McKinney added 12 points for the Wildcats (7-0) and three players had 10. Amanda Paschal had nine rebounds and six assists to go with her …
LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — Lynn Bowden seemingly couldn’t be stopped, no matter how many defenders Louisville stacked up toward that end. And as the game wore on, the Kentucky quarterback became more dominant. Bowden’s reward was a career performance, while the Wildcats claimed milestones …
LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — Louisville coach Scott Satterfield learned quickly that the rivalry with Kentucky isn’t limited to basketball. Especially since both the Cardinals (7-4) and Wildcats (6-5) enter Saturday’s football showdown for the Governor’s Cup bowl-bound and seeking a …
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — It’s a role that seems scripted for Lt. Gov.-elect Jacqueline Coleman — as an educator transitioning to the job as a “full partner” in an administration vowing to make public education a top priority. In the days since Democrat Andy Beshear’s victory in the …
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin’s administration has dropped Louisville’s Passport Health Plan in awarding $8 billion annually in Medicaid contracts. The state said Wednesday that five other companies have been notified they are getting the statewide contract awards for …
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky Lt. Gov. Jenean Hampton, who was kicked off Republican Gov. Matt Bevin’s ticket when he unsuccessfully sought reelection this year, says she didn’t vote for him. Hampton told WDRB-TV in Louisville that it was a hard decision but she voted for Libertarian …

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