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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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, ...

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 ...

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 ...

Maximum Security jockey Luis Saez appeals suspension

Sports 05/16/19, 14:28

Maximum Security jockey Luis Saez has appealed his 15-day suspension by the Kentucky Horse Racing Commission.He says the stewards' penalty for failing to control the horse in the Kentucky Derby is "unduly harsh and not supportable by facts and law." ...

Maximum Security rider banned 15 days for Derby interference

Sports 05/13/19, 15:41

Jockey Luis Saez was suspended for 15 days for failing to control Maximum Security and causing interference that resulted in the horse's historic disqualification as the Kentucky Derby winner. The decision by the Kentucky stewards was announced by the Kentucky Horse ...

Airline pilot charged with killing 3 in Kentucky in 2015

U.S. 05/11/19, 17:17

A pilot for an American Airlines subsidiary was arrested Saturday in the 2015 shooting deaths of three people in Kentucky, the state attorney general announced. Christian R. Martin was arrested Saturday at the Louisville airport, a day after he was indicted ...

More ‘heartbeat’ abortion bans advancing in South, Midwest

U.S. 05/11/19, 14:17

If a new Mississippi law survives a court challenge, it will be nearly impossible for most pregnant women to get an abortion there. Or, potentially, in neighboring Louisiana. Or Alabama. Or Georgia. The Louisiana legislature is halfway toward passing a law — ...

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