Latest Kentucky News

Biden's Title IX law expanding protections for LGBTQ+ students is dealt another setback

Jun. 17, 2024 15:34 PM EDT

FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — The Biden administration's effort to expand protections for LGBTQ+ students hit another roadblock Monday, when a federal judge in Kentucky temporarily blocked the new Title IX rule in six additional states. U.S. District Judge Danny C. Reeves referred to the...

Daly's homer lets Kentucky celebrate 5-4, 10-inning walk-off win in its College World Series debut

Jun. 15, 2024 19:18 PM EDT

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Seven of the eight teams in the College World Series have hit at least 100 home runs this season. And then there's Kentucky. Well, the Wildcats showed the long ball can be a big part of their offense, too. Ryan Nicholson hit the tying home run in...

Decomposed remains of an infant found in Kentucky are likely missing 8-month-old girl, police say

Jun. 14, 2024 18:27 PM EDT

REYNOLDS STATION, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky State Police detectives found the decomposed body of a baby Friday that they believe is an 8-month-old girl who has been missing for weeks. State police found “an infant's body consistent with Miya Rudd” in an Ohio County residence in...

Top US bishop worries Catholic border services for migrants might be imperiled by government action

Jun. 14, 2024 14:38 PM EDT

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Government officials would be infringing on religious freedom if they were to restrict the Catholic Church’s work serving migrants along the U.S.-Mexico border, says a top U.S. bishop. Archbishop Timothy Broglio, president of the U.S. Conference of...

Editorial Roundup: Kentucky

Jun. 13, 2024 07:17 AM EDT

Ashland Daily Independent. June 8, 2024. Editorial: Progress made on drug deaths Finally there’s some good news in the fight against deaths caused by drug abuse: The Commonwealth of Kentucky revealed this week drug overdose deaths in the state are down by almost...

Kentucky man convicted of training with Islamic State group in Syria

Jun. 12, 2024 17:15 PM EDT

BOWLING GREEN, Ky. (AP) — A Kentucky man has been convicted in federal court of leaving the U.S. to train and fight with the Islamic State group in Syria a decade ago. A jury in Bowling Green convicted Mirsad Hariz Adem Ramic, 34, of multiple counts of supporting and receiving...

Dogs search for missing Kentucky baby whose parents and grandfather face drug, abandonment charges

Jun. 12, 2024 14:33 PM EDT

REYNOLDS STATION, Ky. (AP) — Cadaver dogs searched Tuesday for a missing western Kentucky baby whose parents and grandfather face child abandonment and drug charges, police said. Kentucky State Police announced last week that troopers were searching for 8-month-old Miya Rudd....

NBA mock draft: Frenchmen go 1-2, then Sheppard and Castle follow as best of the one-and-dones

Jun. 12, 2024 09:38 AM EDT

The only certainty in the NBA draft used to be a college freshman at the top of it. From John Wall in 2010 to Paolo Banchero in 2022, 13 straight drafts began with a one-and-done player. That streak ended last year, when San Antonio selected Victor Wembanyama with the No. 1 pick. ...

Kentucky Supreme Court disqualifies state lawmaker after primary win

Jun. 10, 2024 12:24 PM EDT

FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — The Kentucky Supreme Court has struck down a state lawmaker's recent win in the Democrat primary, leaving open the question of who will fill the Louisville House seat. The Supreme Court ruled Friday that an appeals court was correct to disqualify state Rep....

No. 2 seed Kentucky edges Oregon State 3-2 to win first super regional title, earn first trip to CWS

Jun. 10, 2024 00:56 AM EDT

LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — Nolan McCarthy doubled and scored the go-ahead run from second base on a wild pitch in the seventh inning and No. 2 seed Kentucky held on for a 3-2 victory over 15th-seeded Oregon State on Sunday night, sweeping the Lexington Super Regional and earning the Wildcats their...