FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — The former president of a small Kentucky college who was fired after allegations that he engaged in sexual misconduct involving employees has filed a lawsuit against the school claiming defamation and breach of contract.
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — C.B. Embry Jr., who recently stepped down from the Kentucky Senate due to a long battle with cancer, has died at age 81, a funeral director said Friday.
Embry died Thursday night, said Charlotte Martin, director of Smith Funeral Home in Morgantown.
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky Sen. C.B. Embry has stepped down from the General Assembly.
The Republican lawmaker from Morgantown formally submitted his resignation letter on Monday to Senate President Robert Stivers, a statement from the Senate Majority Caucus said.
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky Gov. Andy Beshear defended his record Thursday on a host of challenges — the pandemic, high consumer prices, crime and drug deaths — that are sure to surface next year when the Democrat seeks a second term.
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — To stress the importance of getting the new COVID-19 booster, Kentucky's governor took the jab in public.
Gov. Andy Beshear and first lady Britainy Beshear rolled up their sleeves Wednesday to receive the booster during an event in the Capitol Rotunda.
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — People affected by severe storms and flooding in seven Kentucky counties may apply for disaster unemployment assistance, Gov. Andy Beshear said.
The counties are Breathitt, Clay, Floyd, Knott, Letcher, Perry and Pike, and more counties are expected to be added, the governor's office said Thursday.
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — A group selected last month to turn a massive settlement into action to combat opioid addiction will meet for the first time this week.
The Kentucky Opioid Abatement Advisory Commission will hold its first meeting Tuesday afternoon at the Capital Complex East in Frankfort, Attorney General Daniel Cameron said.
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — A newly appointed medical marijuana advisory team formed by Kentucky Gov. Andy Beshear met for the first time on Monday.
The agenda for the Kentucky Medical Cannabis Advisory Committee meeting included an overview of the panel's responsibilities and a discussion about town hall meetings.
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Lobbying groups spent more than $11 million to try to influence legislation during this year's General Assembly session in Kentucky, according to reports from the Legislative Ethics Branch Commission.
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — A new cohort of cadets have begun training to become troopers with the Kentucky State Police.
The 65 cadets reported Sunday to Frankfort where they will go through 24 weeks of intense training that includes classroom and field study in subjects such as law, use of force, weapons training, first aid, criminal investigation and computer literacy, Kentucky State Police said in a statement.
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky officials are offering a chance to fish for free this weekend.
Everyone is invited to participate at Kentucky lakes, streams and rivers on June 4-5, a statement from the Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources said.
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky's Democratic governor won a court order Monday temporarily blocking a GOP-backed measure that would cut off his access to public funds to challenge laws he deems unconstitutional.
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Attorneys on both sides of the redistricting lawsuit in Kentucky say the new district boundaries passed by lawmakers will likely be the maps that candidates will run on in 2022.
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky's new Republican-drawn legislative maps all but “guarantee” GOP victories in an outsized number of state House districts, a Democratic operative said during his party's legal challenge of the legislature's redistricting work.
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Volunteers are being sought to help with maintenance and restoration at 10 Kentucky battlefields and historic sites.
American Battlefield Trust will hold its annual Park Day for volunteers on April 9, the organization said in a statement.
FRANKFORT, Ind. (AP) — A central Indiana sheriff and his wife faced charges of official misconduct and conflict of interest brought by a special prosecutor.
The charges filed Friday against Clinton County Sheriff Rich Kelly and his wife, Ashley, were filed Friday in Clinton Circuit Court by special prosecutor David Thomas.
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — The Kentucky House voted Thursday to shore up Kentucky State University's finances with a $23 million appropriation coupled with strict oversight measures for the struggling school.
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — A judge refused to temporarily block Kentucky’s newly drawn congressional and state House maps on Thursday, dealing an initial setback to Democrats challenging the use of the Republican-crafted boundaries in this year's elections.
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky State University would receive an immediate $23 million infusion from the state, under a bill that advanced Tuesday, as lawmakers voiced support for the struggling school while venting frustration over its precarious finances.
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky's newly drawn congressional and state House maps drew a swift court challenge Thursday as GOP lawmakers overrode the Democratic governor's vetoes of the redistricting bills.
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky's Democratic governor vetoed Republican-crafted maps for congressional and state House districts Wednesday, saying the boundaries reflect “unconstitutional political gerrymandering.”
FRANKFORT, Ind. (AP) — Two young sisters have died after their central Indiana home caught fire.
Firefighters responded about 2:30 a.m. Friday to the blaze near Frankfort, northwest of Indianapolis.
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky lawmakers wrapped up redistricting work in a rare Saturday session, passing bills to redraw congressional and legislative maps that now will be scrutinized by Gov. Andy Beshear.
MAYFIELD, Ky. (AP) — Police providing security in the aftermath of deadly tornadoes in Kentucky have fatally shot a man who fired at them, state police said.
The shooting occurred early Wednesday as officers from the Frankfort Police Department were in Mayfield helping local agencies patrol the Mayfield-Graves County Fairgrounds after last month's tornadoes, which killed 22 people in Graves County alone and more than 90 people in five states.
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Following is the text of Kentucky Gov. Andy Beshear's State of the Commonwealth speech given Wednesday night:
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky's top Republican lawmakers want to extend an oddly shaped congressional district to add Democratic-leaning Frankfort to the solidly red 1st District in an apparent effort to shore up another district that for decades has swung between both parties.
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky’s Republican legislative leaders signaled Tuesday that they want to wrap up redistricting work quickly, putting the proposed new maps on a fast track toward passage late this week.
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — A manufacturer of building components is setting up shop in Kentucky and investing $17 million to revamp a former shoe factory in Frankfort.
SteelBlue Building Components expects to eventually employ 146 workers, Kentucky Gov.