Louisville's interim president was authorized Monday to fire Rick Pitino because of a federal bribery investigation, a scandal that has shaken the university and brought down one of the most prominent coaches in college basketball.
Tuesday, the U.S. Supreme Court will take up the issue of partisan gerrymandering for the first time in more than a decade. On the same day, a forum in Lexington will examine how the legislative map-making affects the commonwealth.
Louisville has named assistant David Padgett as the interim replacement for men's basketball coach Rick Pitino, staying in-house to maintain continuity in the wake of a nationwide federal investigation of college basketball.
Ousted Louisville coach Rick Pitino tells a radio host in a text message that he is sad and misses his players as they begin practice for a season already marred by a federal probe that alleged corruption in the school's basketball program and others in the sport.
Forty-eight Lexington police recruits walked off the graduation stage as police officers Thursday, and the city's police chief says they're hitting the streets at a time when the nation faces an uptick in violent crime.
Kentucky's Republican governor will appeal a federal judge's ruling that blocks the state's law requiring doctors to conduct an ultrasound exam before an abortion and then try to show fetal images as well as play the fetal heartbeat to the pregnant woman.