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Police: 1 dead in drive by shooting at school bus stop

Sep. 22, 2021 09:34 AM EDT

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — A drive-by shooting at a school bus stop Wednesday morning in Kentucky left one student dead and another hospitalized, police said. A third child was injured by unknown means as the youths waited at the bus stop just west of downtown Louisville,...

7 Kentucky schools get national recognition

Sep. 22, 2021 04:01 AM EDT

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Seven Kentucky schools have been named National Blue Ribbon Schools for 2021, the U.S. Department of Education said. The recognition is based on a school’s academic performance or its progress in closing achievement gaps, Education Secretary...

Convicted Kentucky priest set to be released from prison

Sep. 21, 2021 19:25 PM EDT

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — A Catholic priest in Kentucky is set to be released from prison after serving nearly four years for sexual abuse that happened in the 1970s. R. Joseph Hemmerle testified at his 2016 trial in Meade County that he would sometimes apply calamine...

Autonomous robots prepped for cave search and rescue mission

Sep. 18, 2021 09:58 AM EDT

PITTSBURGH (AP) — After practicing in a former limestone mine and an abandoned hospital outside of Pittsburgh, a fleet of robots from Carnegie Mellon University is headed to Kentucky for the final test of the ability to autonomously navigate an uncertain, underground course. ...

Late interception return for TD lifts Louisville past UCF

Sep. 18, 2021 02:23 AM EDT

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Jaylin Alderman returned an interception off a tipped pass for a 66-yard touchdown with 13 seconds remaining, giving Louisville a thrilling 42-35 victory over UCF on Friday night. The Knights and their high-speed offense appeared primed to win the...

Friday's Scores

Sep. 18, 2021 00:57 AM EDT

PREP FOOTBALL= Adams Christian 35, St. Aloysius 6 Amite School 36, Enterprise Lincoln 14 Amory 38, North Pontotoc 7 Baldwyn 10, East Webster 7, 2OT Belmont 47, Hatley 0 ...

Afghan family relocates to Louisville after Taliban takeover

Sep. 18, 2021 00:03 AM EDT

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — It was a 10-mile walk to Kabul’s besieged airport. Hamidullah Haqanzai led 20 other family members — including his mother, a brother and young children — through chaotic streets teeming with Taliban fighters, gunshots and panicked crowds...

Geothermal well project will heat, cool Louisville airport

Sep. 17, 2021 04:09 AM EDT

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — A $21 million project at the Louisville Muhammad Ali International Airport will install geothermal wells to heat and cool the facility. Crews will drill 648 vertical geothermal wells that go 500 feet deep on the east side of the airfield....

Louisville seeks to slow down UCF's high-speed offense

Sep. 16, 2021 10:28 AM EDT

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Louisville is looking to cap off another short week of preparation with its second straight win. The Cardinals (1-1) will need to be quick on both sides of the ball to keep pace with UCF on Friday night. The Knights haven’t allowed opponents...

Justice Dept. curtails agents' use of 'no-knock' warrants

Sep. 14, 2021 16:53 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Justice Department said Tuesday it is curtailing federal agents’ use of “no-knock” warrants — which allow law enforcement agents to enter a home without announcing their presence — and would also prohibit its agents from using chokeholds in most...