Local/Regional News

Panel To Write Historical Context For Davis Statue

Jul 20, 2017
Kentucky Historical Society

State officials say they will offer more historical context for a 15-foot marble statue of Jefferson Davis in the Kentucky Capitol that refers to the only president of the Confederacy as a "patriot, hero, statesman."

Kentucky GOP Official Accused Of Indecent Exposure Resigns

Jul 20, 2017
rpk.org

Officials say a man who served as a county chairman for the Kentucky Republican Party has resigned after he was arrested in Tennessee on accusations he exposed himself in a restroom.

Board Delays Decision On Value Of Kentucky Governor's Home

Jul 19, 2017
Josh James

Local officials are reconsidering the value of a home Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin purchased from a friend and campaign donor that has prompted two ethics complaints and attracted the attention of the state attorney general.

AP Photo/Timothy D. Easley

Local officials will hear an appeal from Republican Gov. Matt Bevin about the value of a home he purchased from a friend and campaign donor.

Pedestrian Hit By Lexington Police Cruiser Dies

Jul 19, 2017
Lexington Herald Leader

A 50-year old man who was hit by a Lexington officer driving a police cruiser Wednesday morning has died.

AP Photo/J. David Ake

Kentucky’s latest revised Medicaid waiver is expected to trim more Kentuckians from the Medicaid rolls than the original draft. Whether that’s a good or bad thing depends on whom you ask.

20th Century Fox, Associated Press

A Hollywood actor’s star continues to rise, while he keeps his feet and family firmly planted right here in Kentucky.

Kentucky Coal Mine Death Blamed On Safety Lapses

Jul 18, 2017
AP Photo/David Goldman

Federal regulators say an accident that killed a coal miner in Pike County happened because a conveyor belt didn't have adequate safety guards.

Scammers Used Facebook To Con Lexington Woman

Jul 18, 2017

A Lexington grandmother is out $500 after falling for one of the oldest scams in the book that’s seeing new life on social media.

Associated Press

A state government ethics panel is advising Attorney General Andy Beshear against launching an investigation into Gov. Matt Bevin’s recent purchase of a Louisville house from a political donor – if he’s eyeing a run for governor in 2019.

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