Armed confrontation between Louisville diners and BLM protesters

U.S. 05/06/21, 05:36

On the day of the Kentucky Derby on the evening of May 1, a group of Black Lives Matter demonstrators swarmed the outdoor dining patio of a Louisville restaurant. Some were armed. Patrons at the property responded with one brandishing a handgun.  The activists protested in honor of Breonna Taylor, a ...

Gov. Bevin concedes to Beshear in Kentucky governor’s race

U.S. 11/14/19, 10:21

Republican Gov. Matt Bevin conceded to Democratic archnemesis Andy Beshear on Thursday, putting an end to Kentucky’s bitterly fought governor’s race. Bevin made the dramatic announcement outside his statehouse office on the same day election officials across Kentucky double-checked vote totals at his request. Bevin, who trailed by several thousand votes, ...

Gov.Matt Bevin not conceding defeat in Kentucky, is demanding a recount

U.S. 11/06/19, 20:58

The Democratic National Committee and Democrat Andy Beshear's campaign have claimed victory in Kentucky's gubernatorial race. However, Republican incumbent Gov. Matt Bevin is trying to hold onto his job and is requesting a recanvass. The results from Tuesday, Nov. 5, show Bevin trailed by around 5,000 votes, and he says there ...

President Trump: ‘Mitch McConnell will win big in Kentucky next year’

Politics 11/06/19, 09:08

President Donald Trump on Wednesday, Nov. 6, asserted that Kentucky election results is a victory for Republicans and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell will win big in next year. Based on the Kentucky results, Mitch McConnell @senatemajldr will win BIG in Kentucky next year! — Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) November 6, 2019 Earlier, ...

Dem leads Kentucky governor’s race that is too close to call

U.S. 11/05/19, 22:38

The hotly contested governor's race in Kentucky was too close to call Tuesday night, with Democratic Attorney General Andy Beshear holding a narrow lead - and declaring victory - over Republican Gov. Matt Bevin. With 100 percent of precincts reporting, Beshear had a lead of 4,658 votes out of more than ...

Lawsuit: Flood damage at Noah’s Ark attraction in Kentucky

U.S. 05/24/19, 16:07

In the Bible, the ark survived an epic flood. Yet the owners of Kentucky's Noah's ark attraction are demanding their insurance company bail them out after flooding caused nearly $1 million in property damage. The Ark Encounter says in a federal lawsuit that heavy rains in 2017 and 2018 caused a ...

Investigation finds natural gas caused fatal house explosion

U.S. 05/22/19, 07:12

Fire investigators have determined the explosion of a southern Indiana house that killed one person was caused by natural gas. Fifty-year-old William Phillips was killed when a home exploded Sunday in Jeffersonville, north of Louisville, Kentucky. His wife, Janet Phillips, remained in critical condition at University of Louisville Hospital. Investigators for the ...

Beshear vs. Bevin political showdown set in Kentucky

U.S. 05/22/19, 02:04

In Kentucky political circles, Beshear vs. Bevin has become shorthand for the bitter feud between the state's governor and attorney general over legal issues with sweeping implications for the future.The drama between Republican Gov. Matt Bevin and Democratic Attorney General Andy Beshear has been spiced by subplots — some involving ...

Senate GOP leader would raise age for buying tobacco to 21

Politics 05/20/19, 16:36

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, whose home state of Kentucky was long one of the nation's leading tobacco producers, introduced bipartisan legislation Monday to raise the minimum age for buying any tobacco products from 18 to 21. The chamber's top Republican, who said he was making enactment of the bill "one ...

House explosion kills 1, injures 2 in southern Indiana city

U.S. 05/19/19, 12:34

An explosion leveled a home in southern Indiana early Sunday, killing one person, injuring two others and leaving several nearby homes uninhabitable, authorities said.Hours after the explosion shattered windows across a Jeffersonville neighborhood and sent debris flying onto roofs, lawns and cars, officials had not said what they believe caused ...

Kentucky school shooting trial to be in different county

U.S. 05/17/19, 16:40

A Kentucky judge has ruled that the trial of a teenager accused of killing two schoolmates will be moved to another county.News outlets report Marshall County Circuit Judge James Jameson on Friday granted a request sought by lawyers for 17-year-old Gabriel Parker. Parker is accused of shooting and killing Preston ...

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