Update: VP Pence visits Kentucky company to talk trade

Business 05/03/19, 19:22

The Latest on Vice President Mike Pence's visits to Louisiana and Kentucky:___8:20 p.m.Vice President Mike Pence speaks as he visits pastors and congregation at the Mt. Pleasant Baptist Church, which was burned along with two other nearby African American churches, in Opelousas, La., Friday, May 3, 2019. Holden Matthews, who ...

Kentucky needs to replace 8 starters off dominant defense

Football 04/12/19, 01:09

Kash Daniel could handle stepping on Kentucky's practice field knowing some familiar and formidable faces on defense wouldn't be there.The Wildcats' initial team meeting this spring was another matter. Gone were pass-rushing standout Josh Allen and seven other starters who had moved on from a stingy unit on which Daniel, ...

Woman in sexual harassment case fights demand to repay money

U.S. 04/09/19, 14:17

A woman who received $110,000 in a secret sexual harassment settlement with three current and former Kentucky GOP lawmakers wants a judge to dismiss a lawsuit demanding that she give it back.The lawsuit claims the woman violated a confidentiality agreement. Her dismissal motion, filed Tuesday in Fayette Circuit Court in ...

Update: Pence stumps for Kentucky governor

Politics 03/08/19, 17:11

The Latest on Vice President Mike Pence's visit to Kentucky (all times local): 4:07 p.m. Vice President Mike Pence says Kentucky's Republican governor has the full and total endorsement of President Donald Trump as he seeks re-election in 2019. Pence spoke at a campaign event for Gov. Matt Bevin on Friday in Lexington. ...

Following teacher ‘sickout,’ Kentucky administrators protest

U.S. 03/04/19, 18:23

Kentucky's school superintendents held a media blitz Monday to oppose a bill in the state legislature that they say will strip millions of dollars from public education and could trigger another classroom walkout by anxious teachers.House bill 205 would grant tax credits to people who donate to scholarship funds for ...

Police called to shutdown protest at McConnell office

U.S. 01/23/19, 15:23

Police in Kentucky were called to a protest by a group of federal government workers at a field office for Sen. Mitch McConnell. The protestors arrived at the Lexington office in hopes of handing off some letters to the senator's staff about the government shutdown, said Chon Jung, an organizer. Jung ...

Homeless man spent 3 months searching for owner of lost ring

U.S. 12/26/18, 11:42

A homeless man in Lexington who found a Georgetown College football ring has returned it to its owner after 3 months-long search. The Lexington Herald-Leader reports Robert "Shorty" Eads found the ring while working for a program that is meant to stop panhandling by putting the jobless to work collecting trash. “I ...

California counterculture writers make Kentucky hall of fame

U.S. 12/15/18, 13:00

They were two small-town Kentucky boys who went to study literature at Stanford University. They ended up at ground zero of California's emerging counterculture with beatniks, hippies, rock 'n' roll and psychedelic drugs.Read "The Electric Kool-Aid Acid Test," Tom Wolfe's famous 1968 book about author Ken Kesey's LSD-fueled travels with ...

After Barstool bashing, Goodfellas supporters turned out

Sports 10/20/18, 13:16

A harsh review of a Lexington pizza slice went viral last Monday night as thousands of Barstool Sports fans took to Yelp to trash the popular restaurant online.Barstool Sports founder Dave Portnoy posted a video to Twitter giving Goodfellas Pizzeria in the Distillery District a "0.0" rating after he said ...

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