A Lexington man is facing life behind bars for distributing a mixture of heroin and fentanyl that resulted in an overdose death. The chief federal law enforcement officer for the region says it’s a sentence that’s becoming more common the longer the drug problem persists.
A new Kentucky law removes a barrier that victims of domestic violence often face when making the difficult decision to leave their abuser. House Bill 309 gives people with a long-term protective order the ability to terminate a rental lease with 30 days notice to their landlord.
An expert on military airpower and national security at the University of Kentucky says this week’s airstrike in Afghanistan was surprising, but media coverage may be overhyping the size of the weapon dropped near the Pakistani border Thursday.
Kentucky agriculture officials say they're burning a fraction of the hemp crop being grown in the state for commercial purposes because it contains a higher level of a psychoactive compound than is legally allowed.
6th District Congressman Andy Barr laid out a positive vision of the Republican agenda in Lexington Wednesday, waxing optimistic about a revival of the GOP's healthcare reform efforts. But the lawmaker’s visit drew a less warm reception outside.