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Woman charged with murder in crash that killed 3 in Kentucky

Sep. 20, 2019 9:13 AM EDT

LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — A woman with four previous drunken driving convictions now faces three counts of murder for a wrong-way crash during a high-speed police chase on Interstate 75. News outlets report 42-year-old Tammy Marie Bevins Rodriguez also was charged Thursday with assault and wanton endangerment....

Kentucky, Mississippi State try to rebound from close losses

Sep. 20, 2019 8:01 AM EDT

Kentucky hopes a change of scenery can reverse its fortunes after losing a close game last week. That won't be easy at Mississippi State. The Bulldogs are looking to rebound from their own late collapse. Mississippi State (2-1) is riding a four-game home winning streak against Kentucky heading into Saturday's...

Police: Woman stops for gas, finds stranger in her trunk

Sep. 20, 2019 5:30 AM EDT

MILLERSVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Authorities say a Kentucky woman stopped for gas while driving through Tennessee and noticed her trunk wasn't closed all the way. Millersville, Tennessee, police tell reporters that's when the driver inspected the trunk and found a stranger inside of it. A police statement says...

UNC hosts App State to headline ACC's Week 4

Sep. 19, 2019 4:01 AM EDT

Here are things to watch in the Atlantic Coast Conference in Week 4: GAME OF THE WEEK Appalachian State at North Carolina. This rarely played but intriguing instate matchup headlines a largely lopsided schedule that has four ACC teams favored by at least 19 points. Mack Brown has strong ties to both programs...

Pitino settles with Louisville, ready for 'new chapter'

Sep. 18, 2019 5:16 PM EDT

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — A fiercely competitive coach on the court, Rick Pitino didn't want to fight in one anymore. So the University of Louisville Athletic Association and Pitino settled lawsuits stemming from his departure from the school, with the former men's basketball coach's personnel file changing...

Humana co-founder David Jones Sr. dies

Sep. 18, 2019 12:28 PM EDT

David A. Jones Sr., who borrowed $1,000 to launch a nursing home company that grew into the $37 billion health insurance and health care giant Humana Inc., died Wednesday at age 88. Jones, an amateur boxer in his youth, was a staunch defender of for-profit health care and became known for his civic-mindedness in...

Apple awards $250 million to supplier of glass for iPhones

Sep. 17, 2019 2:21 PM EDT

FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Apple on Tuesday deepened its ties with a Kentucky manufacturing plant by awarding $250 million to support Corning Inc.'s continued work to develop glass for iPhones and other devices. The award builds on the $200 million that Corning received from Apple's Advanced Manufacturing Fund...

Pizza company increases gift to historically black college

Sep. 16, 2019 7:54 PM EDT

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Papa John's pizza has increased the funds it is giving to a historically black college. News outlets report the Louisville, Kentucky-based company's offer of $20,000 fell through after Papa John's disgraced founder John Schnatter had announced he was making a $1 million donation to...

Mississippi State's Stevens 'day to day' with shoulder issue

Sep. 16, 2019 3:51 PM EDT

STARKVILLE, Miss. (AP) — Mississippi State starting quarterback Tommy Stevens' status for its Southeastern Conference opener Saturday with Kentucky remains uncertain after a shoulder injury knocked him out of each of the Bulldogs' last two games. Bulldogs coach Joe Moorhead described Stevens' situation...

No. 9 Florida rallies past Kentucky 29-21 in SEC opener

Sep. 15, 2019 12:38 AM EDT

LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — Initially stunned by seeing Feleipe Franks lying in pain on the turf, Florida players soon swarmed the cart carrying him to uplift him — and then each other. The No. 9 Gators then regrouped behind backup Kyle Trask to overwhelm Kentucky for an emotional victory. Trask relieved...