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FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — President Donald Trump's campaign says the president will headline a Kentucky rally on Nov. 4 — the day before the state's voters decide whether to give Trump ally Matt Bevin another term as governor.The campaign said Friday that the evening rally will be at Rupp …
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — In a state where the president's popularity surpasses his own, Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin launched into an impassioned defense of Donald Trump while standing near a placard displaying one word: Impeachment.The press conference prop spoke volumes about the acerbic …
Looking to ease surging jail populations linked to the state's drug-abuse woes, Kentucky officials announced plans Friday to lease a private prison in Floyd County that will house hundreds of inmates.The 650-bed facility in Wheelwright will be run by the state, providing much-needed space for …
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Looking to pull the plug on one of Democrat Andy Beshear's campaign themes, two top Republican lawmakers said Thursday that any effort to legalize casino gambling in Kentucky would be "dead on arrival" in the Senate.The statement reflected a policy reversal for Senate …
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — The Kentucky Attorney General's Office says the owner of a now-closed wedding venue must pay over $27,000 in restitution to nine couples who had their weddings canceled or didn't receive promised services.The attorney general's office sued last year to hold Gabriella …
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Showing her mettle as a campaign fundraiser, retired Marine combat pilot Amy McGrath hauled in more than $10.7 million since launching her bid to unseat Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell in Kentucky.McGrath has outpaced the powerful Republican lawmaker in …
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — The Kentucky Department for Public Health says more than a third of students haven't received the mandated Hepatitis A vaccination.The Lexington Herald-Leader reports immunization rates released Tuesday show about 65% of the 209,904 mandated students have received the …
LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — Republican Gov. Matt Bevin and Democratic Attorney General Andy Beshear traded shots in a rancorous debate Tuesday night that turned personal when the incumbent brought up his challenger's children to claim his opponent is a "fraud" in promoting public …
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — President Donald Trump has tweeted his support for Republican Gov. Matt Bevin, a steadfast Trump supporter who faces a tough reelection fight in Kentucky.Trump points to Bevin's support for gun rights and says the governor is "strong on crime and the border." Trump …
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Democratic lawmakers in Kentucky have unveiled proposals that would strengthen executive branch ethics and election laws.One bill would increase reporting of state resources used for personal or political reasons. Rep. Angie Hatton says news reports about Republican …
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — A Kentucky judge has ordered the State Board of Elections to return the names of about 175,000 voters to the regular voter rolls.Franklin County Circuit Judge Thomas Wingate issued the ruling Monday in a lawsuit filed last week by the Kentucky Democratic Party. The …
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Sarah Huckabee Sanders praised Republican Gov. Matt Bevin for his willingness to absorb "a lot of heat for taking strong positions" as President Donald Trump's former press secretary headlined a campaign event Monday aimed at firing up conservative voters in …
LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — Imar Hutchins imagines his grandfather in swathes of bright color, in photographs of Muhammad Ali reading to children and in snippets of death threats he received throughout his long life, including one from the Louisville KKK: "NO GOOD N----- YOU SHOULD BE SHOT FOR …
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — A former Kentucky county judge-executive has pleaded guilty to stealing more than $38,000 in state grant money.A statement from Attorney General Andy Beshear says 57-year-old Wallace Taylor accepted a deal Friday and pleaded guilty to one count of abuse of public trust …
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Part of a Kentucky triathlon has been canceled over toxic algae blooms in the Ohio River.News outlets report a statement by The Ironman Group says officials have determined after water testing that it is necessary to cancel the swim portion of Sunday's 2019 Ironman …
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — The Kentucky Democratic Party contends in a new lawsuit that the State Board of Elections placed 175,000 registered voters on an "inactive list," possibly infringing on their right to vote.The Lexington Herald-Leader reports Kentucky Democratic Party Chairman Ben Self …
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — A judge in Louisville declared Thursday that the Republican candidate for Kentucky attorney general has the necessary law credentials to run for that office.Daniel Cameron's legal resume was challenged by Louisville resident Joseph L. Jackson, who filed a lawsuit …
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — The Kentucky Department for Public Health says it is monitoring a growing number of cases of illness related to e-cigarette use or vaping.The commissioner for the Department for Public Health, Dr. Angela Dearinger, says the public should refrain from these products. As …
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Republican Gov. Matt Bevin is trying to keep the spotlight on Kentucky's settlement with the manufacturer of the powerful prescription painkiller OxyContin in a new TV ad attacking his Democratic challenger.The ad released Tuesday continues one of Bevin's most frequent …
LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — In a story Oct. 5 about the Kentucky governor's race, The Associated Press misspelled the name of a Pike County businessman. His name is Greg May, not Grey May.A corrected version of the story is below:RGA pulls Bevin ad with man accused of sexual misconductA national …

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