Latest Kentucky News

Ford to add 10,800 jobs making electric vehicles, batteries

Sep. 27, 2021 19:49 PM EDT

GLENDALE, Ky. (AP) — Ford and a partner company say they plan to build three major electric-vehicle battery factories and an auto assembly plant by 2025 — a dramatic investment in the future of EV technology that will create an estimated 10,800 jobs and shift the automaker's future...

Beshear outlines Kentucky's COVID-19 booster shot guidelines

Sep. 27, 2021 19:18 PM EDT

FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky has expanded its COVID-19 booster shot guidelines to recommend that individuals 65 and older, long-term care residents and people with medical conditions that increase their risk of severe coronavirus infection should receive a third dose of the Pfizer or...

AP Top 25 Reality Check: Preseason perception v small sample

Sep. 27, 2021 12:19 PM EDT

A month into the season, 12 teams that were ranked in the preseason are unranked, including two preseason top 10s, and a total of 38 teams have spent at least one week in The Associated Press college football poll. The number of ranked teams to lose through four weeks...

Kentucky company's new respirator to aid healthcare workers

Sep. 27, 2021 04:15 AM EDT

FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — A Kentucky safety and personal protective equipment developer is manufacturing a new respirator to help front-line healthcare workers during the coronavirus pandemic, Gov. Andy Beshear said. Demand for respirators have skyrocketed due to the...

Reds rout Nationals 9-2 to keep slim playoff hopes alive

Sep. 26, 2021 18:57 PM EDT

CINCINNATI (AP) — Tyler Stephenson and Nick Castellanos hit consecutive home runs, Kyle Farmer broke open the game with a grand slam and the Cincinnati Reds kept alive their slim playoff hopes by routing the Washington Nationals 9-2 Sunday. Cincinnati won its third...

Saturday's Scores

Sep. 26, 2021 05:00 AM EDT

PREP VOLLEYBALL= Raymond Central def. Ashland-Greenwood, 25-17, 25-16, 25-18 Adams Central Tournament= Adams Central def. Centura, 25-15, 25-23 Broken Bow def. Boone Central, 25-9, 25-16 ...

Carr runs for 2 TDs, Indiana beats Western Kentucky 33-31

Sep. 26, 2021 02:01 AM EDT

BOWLING GREEN, Ky. (AP) — Stephen Carr had 109 yards rushing and two touchdowns, and Michael Penix Jr. passed for 373 yards to help Indiana beat Western Kentucky 33-31 on Saturdya night. Penix completed a career-high 34 passes on 53 attempts. Ty Fryfogle had 10...

Louisville company ‘clones’ people’s pets as stuffed animals

Sep. 26, 2021 00:05 AM EDT

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Hershey had been dead for more than 12 years when the small, plush likeness of her finally arrived at the Wardrip home. As Amber Wardrip handed her husband the “cloned” boxer, it felt like giving him a piece of his beloved pet back. The...

Ruffolo's 3 FGs helps Kentucky beat South Carolina 16-10

Sep. 25, 2021 23:12 PM EDT

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Matt Ruffolo made three field goals to help Kentucky beat South Carolina 16-10 on Saturday night. Despite its three turnovers, Kentucky (4-0, 2-0 Southeastern Conference) beat South Carolina (2-2, 1-1) for the seventh time in eight years, and set...

Cunningham guides Louisville past winless Florida State

Sep. 25, 2021 21:24 PM EDT

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Louisville seemingly could do no wrong in the first half, building a 24-point lead. But even as the game flipped on the Cardinals, they again made a big defensive play in the second half to hold on for a second straight critical win. Malik...