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    MIAMI, FLORIDA - JANUARY 31: Former NFL player Ray Lewis speak onstage (Photo by Cindy Ord/Getty Images for SiriusXM ) Ray Lewis’ sons are heading to Kentucky where they will finish their college football careers as walk-ons on Mark Stoops’ upstart SEC squad. Ray Lewis was one of the greatest linebackers the Miami football program...
    FBI investigators in Kentucky are executing search warrants in the case of a missing mother who disappeared five years ago — including at the home of the woman’s ex-boyfriend, authorities announced Thursday. FBI officials in Louisville said they have taken over the case of Crystal Marie Rogers, a 35-year-old mother of five from Bardstown...
    FBI investigators in Kentucky are executing search warrants in the case of a missing mother who disappeared five years ago — including at the home of the woman’s ex-boyfriend, authorities announced Thursday. FBI officials in Louisville said they have taken over the case of Crystal Marie Rogers, a 35-year-old mother of five from Bardstown who...
    LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — Two sons of pro football Hall of Famer Ray Lewis have announced on social media they will transfer to play at Kentucky. Rayshad Lewis and Rahsaan Lewis announced their decisions Wednesday on verified Twitter accounts. A Wildcats football spokeswoman says the brothers are confirmed walk-ons. The story continues ???? pic.twitter.com/z52vk0RgXN — Rayshad Lewis (@ThatOtherLewis)...
    GLASGOW, Ky. (AP) — A Kentucky man involved in a crash that killed his daughter has been charged with murder and driving under the influence, authorities said. Christopher M. McCoy, 32, of Glasgow was arrested this week in connection with the May crash that killed the girl, who was a passenger in the vehicle he...
    By BRUCE SCHREINER, Associated Press LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Federal and state officers began executing search warrants Thursday and planned new rounds of interviews in the search for a Kentucky woman who disappeared five years ago. The FBI field office in Louisville announced it has taken the lead on the investigation into the disappearance of...
    FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Dollar General Corp. plans to open two new distribution centers that are expected to employ more than 360 people in Kentucky, Gov. Andy Beshear said. The retailer's plans include adding a warehouse in Walton in northern Kentucky and a cold storage facility in Bowling Green in south-central Kentucky, the governor said...
    PIKEVILLE, Ky. (AP) — A nonprofit organization that aims to improve the future of eastern Kentucky is seeking a new executive director, officials said. Shaping Our Appalachian Region Inc. is launching a statewide search for its next leader, a statement from the Kentucky Chamber of Commerce said. The chamber has partnered with the organization to...
    By BRUCE SCHREINER and PIPER HUDSPETH BLACKBURN, Associated Press FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky reported 546 new coronavirus cases Wednesday, down from the previous day as the governor suggested the daily downturn offered another sign that his mask mandate is working. Total statewide cases from Monday to Wednesday this week were down by about 100...
    By PIPER HUDSPETH BLACKBURN, Associated Press FRANKFORT, Ky (AP) — A statue of Nettie Depp, an education reformer and Kentucky native, will be erected in the state Capitol next August, Lt. Gov. Jacqueline Coleman announced Wednesday. Once it is installed in the the west end of the Capitol, the lifesize statue will be the first...
    Sorry to burst the magic bubble says Florida lawmaker of hydroxychloroquine as he battles COVID-19 Fast Food Breakfast Has ‘Dried Up’ As Many People Arent Commuting To Work Kentucky golfer Cullan Brown, 20, dies after cancer battle University of Kentucky golfer Cullan Brown died Tuesday, less than a year after being diagnosed with a...
    By The Associated Press Recent editorials from Kentucky newspapers: ___ Aug. 4 The Daily Independent on plans for an aluminum rolling mill in northeastern Kentucky: We understand the skepticism. So does he. We understand the doubt. So does he. We understand the mistrust. So does he. But what’s the harm in giving Braidy Industries CEO...
    Hannah Ann Sluss Spotted at ‘Bachelorette’ Filming Location: Photos Refi Rates Today, August 5, 2020 | Rates slide Kentucky golfer Cullan Brown, 20, dies from bone cancer Kentucky golfer Cullan Brown died Tuesday, less than one year after being diagnosed with osteosarcoma, a form of bone cancer in his left thigh. He was 20....
    FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky first lady Britainy Beshear and Lt. Gov. Jacqueline Coleman have announced a new campaign to encourage donations of face coverings to school districts. The Coverings for Kids campaign was unveiled to school district leaders Tuesday afternoon during a webcast with superintendents. School districts will set up mask donation centers and...
    LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — A public school system in Kentucky has partnered with the state's thoroughbred industry to provide students with career opportunities, and experience learning on farms. Nearly two dozen thoroughbred businesses have pledged more than $300,000 for the three-year agreement announced Tuesday, said Fayette County Public Schools Superintendent Manny Caulk. The program targets...
    California authorities recover 2,000 to 3,000 roosters in raid of alleged illegal cockfighting ring How to Thaw Ground Beef So It Defrosts in Time for Dinner Eastern Kentucky kicker quits, says coaches ‘do not care about player safety’ during COVID-19 pandemic © Yahoo News Eastern Kentucky kicker Landon White quit the program...
    By BRUCE SCHREINER and DYLAN LOVAN, Associated Press FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky reported 700 new coronavirus cases Tuesday, sharply higher than a day earlier though the governor pointed to signs of a “general leveling off" in statewide infections. The governor also reported seven new virus-related deaths, raising the statewide death toll to 751 since...
    Sen. Lindsey Graham of South Carolina and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell have spent decades in the U.S. Senate — McConnell was first elected in 1984, Graham in 2002 — and the southern Republicans are both up for reelection this year. Democratic voters would love to see both of them voted out of office, but...
    Republican Senate candidates hold large leads in Alabama and Kentucky and have an edge in Texas while being nearly tied in South Carolina — some good news for the GOP as political dynamics give Democrats an edge in races across the country. The Kentucky result from the set of Morning Consult polls, which were...
    Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnellAddison (Mitch) Mitchell McConnellProfessional sports players associations come out against coronavirus liability protections Democratic leaders report 'some progress' in talks with White House Top GOP senator urges agencies to protect renters, banks amid coronavirus aid negotiations MORE (R-Ky.) is leading his Democratic opponent, Amy McGrath, by a commanding 17 points in...
    FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky State University is offering in-person or remote classes this fall, depending on each student's choice. Students will be able to have online classes while living in residence halls, off-campus or at home. They also can choose a hybrid arrangement with face-to-face classes and reduced classroom size while attending class in...
    PIKEVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Two companies are partnering to offer a job-readiness training program in eastern Kentucky. Officials with Goodwill Industries of Kentucky and Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield announced on Monday that they were launching an initiative in Pikeville called Reintegrating Individuals Successfully Everyday, or RISE, WYMT-TV reported. The program will connect eligible...
    On Sunday, over 100 members of Louisville’s Cuban community gathered at a  a restaurant to support the owner, who emigrated from Cuba, after he had reacted to a letter from Black Lives Matter activists with a series of demands by calling the letter “mafia tactics.” Fernando Martinez, the owner of La Bodeguita de Mima, who...
    LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — A Kentucky State Police investigation into the fatal shooting of a Louisville barbecue cook during street protests against racism has been completed and handed over to prosecutors. Investigators turned over the findings in David McAtee's May 31 shooting death to the Commonwealth's Attorney in Louisville for review, said J. Michael Brown,...
    LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — A Kentucky State Police investigation into the fatal shooting of a Louisville barbecue cook during street protests against racism has been completed and handed over to prosecutors. Investigators turned over the findings in David McAtee’s May 31 shooting death to the Commonwealth’s Attorney in Louisville for review, said J. Michael Brown,...
    By BRUCE SCHREINER, Associated Press FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky reported lower numbers of new coronavirus cases Monday, but the governor braced the state for a potential increase in virus-related deaths after weeks of surging infections. Gov. Andy Beshear reported 323 additional virus cases, down significantly from daily totals posted in July — which he...
    Just before we ended our conversation, I asked professor Derrick White if there was anything we hadn’t covered that he wanted to be sure was discussed. His response began with, “There are other points in this request.” Indeed, when the faculty of the African American and Africana Studies department at the University of Kentucky wrote...
    U.S. Attorney James P. Kennedy, Jr. announced last week that Adrian Grier, 44, of Jackson, Georgia, pleaded guilty before U.S. District Judge John L. Sinatra, Jr. to conspiring to possess with intent to distribute, and distributing, 500 grams or more of cocaine. The...
    LONDON, Ky. (AP) — A Kentucky man has been sentenced to nine years in federal prison for using fake investment schemes to bilk people out of $2.4 million. Rodney Scott Phelps, 58, of Somerset, was also ordered in federal court last week to pay restitution. Prosecutors said Phelps and a co-defendant convinced investors to pour...
    ASHLAND, Ky.—The Kentucky Blood Center, which supplies blood and blood products to King’s Daughters, is seeking recovered COVID-19 patients to donate convalescent plasma. This plasma is a component of blood that may provide antibodies to fight the virus. “Kentucky and King’s Daughters have recently seen a significant increase in COVID-19 cases. This continues to have...
    FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — The spicy speeches at Fancy Farm were canceled this year, but some politicians had the annual kickoff of Kentucky’s political season on their minds. Kentucky Secretary of State Michael Adams released a Fancy Farm-style roast on social media that mostly poked fun at himself. The Republican said last year he was...
    COVINGTON, Ky. (AP) — The Diocese of Covington has released a report on sexual abuse that found 59 Catholic priests and 31 others associated with the church have sexually abused children since the 1950s. The report was released Friday on the diocese website along with a list naming the accused, The Kentucky Enquirer reported. “There...
    The only city in America where unemployment dropped in June has been revealed as Owensboro, Kentucky, a picturesque town of 60,000 on the Ohio River.  Owensboro was the only city among the 200 municipalities tracked by the Bureau of Labor Statistics that had a lower unemployment rate last month than it did in June of last...
    DANVILLE, Ky. (AP) — A lawsuit filed on behalf of those who were injured or who had property damaged in a fatal Kentucky pipeline explosion alleges the operator failed to maintain and repair the line. The lawsuit filed Thursday by Danville attorney Ephraim W. Helton listed more than 80 people affected by the blast last...
    FILE - In this Thursday, Aug. 1, 2019 file photo provided by Naomi Hayes, a fire burns after an explosion near Junction City, Ky. A lawsuit filed on behalf of those who were injured or who had property damaged in a fatal Kentucky pipeline explosion alleges the operator failed to maintain and repair the line....
    LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — An officer responding Friday to a report of a man with a gun in central Kentucky shot and wounded the subject, police said. The officer found a man matching the description of the person reported and told him to stop and show his hands, Lexington Police Chief Lawrence Weathers said. The...
    A Kentucky police officer has been put on administrative assignment after he shot a 26-year-old Black man who was armed and attempting to flee police. LOUISVILLE POLICE RADIO CHATTER ON BREONNA TAYLOR CASE MUST BE TURNED OVER, JUDGE RULES The suspect was hit in the hip and sustained a non-life-threatening injury. He was transported to a local...
    PADUCAH, Ky. (AP) — A bridge connecting Wickliffe, Kentucky, and Cairo, Illinois, will close Saturday for extensive maintenance, meaning a long detour for those traveling between the cities, officials said. The U.S. 51 Ohio River “Cairo” Bridge is scheduled to remain closed for about a month so that crews can work along a nearly 2-mile...
    Tom Thibodeau confirmed the Knicks front office will have input regarding his coaching staff — a process sources say is new to him since he has previously picked his own guys. Knicks GM Scott Perry claimed Thibodeau “will have the autonomy on who he hires.” However, The Post has reported new executive vice president William...
    By BRUCE SCHREINER, Associated Press FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Gov. Andy Beshear reported an increase in coronavirus cases in Kentucky on Thursday but said the outbreak might be leveling off after the state was hit by a surge earlier this month. Kentucky posted 659 new virus cases, up from 619 reported Wednesday, the governor said....
    Police have charged an Ohio man in connection with the death of a Kentucky teenager who vanished nearly 10 years ago, officials said. Jacob Bumpass, 32, was indicted in Paige Johnson’s September 2010 disappearance and death, months after her remains were recovered in Clermont County, Ohio, according to an announcement by the Clermont County Sheriff’s Office. “[F]ollowing this...
    (CNN)A slow-moving system will dump three to six inches of rain on the lower Missouri Valley over the next three to four days, creating a dangerous flooding threat.Some rivers in the area are high or near flood stage, and the ground is already saturated in many places, making the situation especially concerning. Check to see...
    LONDON, Ky. (AP) — An apparent road rage incident sparked a fatal shooting in southern Kentucky, officials said. The drivers of a pickup truck and an SUV exchanged words following an alleged incident Wednesday afternoon along U.S. 25 in Laurel County, a statement from Sheriff John Root said. Both vehicles pulled off the highway and...
    HICKMAN, Ky. (AP) — Repairs on a ferry between Kentucky and Missouri are nearing completion, and the service will likely remain closed until sometime Friday, the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet said. The Dorena-Hickman Ferry in western Kentucky needed engine repairs and is awaiting tests on the engines by a factory representative. The tests were expected to...
    The mom of a Kentucky teen whose 2010 disappearance made international headlines has broken down after a man was officially charged in connection to her daughter's death.  Paige Johnson, 17, vanished after attending a house party in Covington in September 2010, but her skeletal remains were not discovered until March 25 of this year.  On...
    By BRUCE SCHREINER and DYLAN LOVAN, Associated Press FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky posted higher numbers of coronavirus cases Wednesday, but the governor said the state has avoided a much-larger surge even as he warned “we are nowhere near out of the woods." The Democratic governor continued to stress compliance with his mask mandate and...
    CINCINNATI, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio man was charged in the death of a Kentucky teenager, whose body was recovered in March after being missing for almost 10 years. Jacob Bumpass, 32, pleaded not guilty to charges related to the death and disappearance of Paige Johnson at a Clermont County, Ohio, court on Wednesday, the...
    By BRUCE SCHREINER, Associated Press FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — State technology workers are trying to determine the cause of another security breach in Kentucky's unemployment system, state officials said Wednesday. The problem was discovered Monday after a claimant saw another person's information while navigating his own unemployment application, the Labor Cabinet said. The claimant saw...