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No. 7 Louisville women hold off rival No. 14 Kentucky 67-66

Dec. 15, 2019 10:27 PM EST

LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — A double-digit deficit was just the first in a series of gut checks No. 7 Louisville overcame to earn a close win over rival Kentucky. Kylee Shook had a hand on both ends for the Cardinals, grabbing key rebounds before coming through twice with late clutch jumpers that claimed the...

This TV anchor is reinventing himself with Hollywood roles

Dec. 15, 2019 1:04 PM EST

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Perfectly written, eloquently spoken, gracefully read — Barry Bernson cares deeply about words. "Words are sacred, they deserve respect. If you get the right ones in the right order, you nudge the world a little," Bernson said, quoting the playwright Tom Stoppard. For nearly...

Remains of Marine killed in World War II to be buried in KY

Dec. 15, 2019 9:30 AM EST

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — A U.S. Marine who died in the battle for the Pacific Ocean island of Tarawa during World War II is scheduled to be buried Monday in Louisville, Kentucky. The Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency said the remains of Marine Corps Reserve Pfc. John R. Bayens were officially accounted for...

No. 1 Louisville bounces back to rout Eastern Kentucky 99-67

Dec. 14, 2019 4:04 PM EST

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Louisville rebounded from a lackluster defeat that will end its stay at No. 1 with the offensive patience and accuracy that fueled its rise to the top. Jordan Nwora scored 26 points, Steven Enoch had a career-high 23 and the Cardinals shot 63% in both halves to blow out Eastern...

Kentucky reports 4 adults have died of the flu this season

Dec. 13, 2019 3:15 PM EST

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky health officials say four people have died of the flu this season. The four people who have died of influenza since September are all adults, according to Kentucky's Department for Public Health. On Thursday, the city of Louisville reported its first death of the flu season....

Kentucky restores voting rights to nonviolent felons

Dec. 12, 2019 7:47 PM EST

FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Professing his belief in redemption, Kentucky Gov. Andy Beshear signed an executive order Thursday to restore voting rights for more than 140,000 nonviolent offenders who have completed their sentences. The new Democratic governor was surrounded by voting-rights supporters in the...

Education chief resigns as new board discusses removal

Dec. 12, 2019 5:41 PM EST

FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky's embattled education commissioner resigned Thursday, handing new Democratic Gov. Andy Beshear what he wanted in reshaping the management in the education system to reflect his opposition to charter schools. The state's newly reorganized state school board accepted Wayne...

Kentucky's Lynn Bowden wins Hornung Award for versatility

Dec. 11, 2019 4:49 PM EST

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky junior Lynn Bowden has won the Paul Hornung Award as college football’s most versatile player. He is the first Wildcat player to be honored by the Louisville Sports Commission. Bowden moved to quarterback at midseason after starting as a receiver and return...

Man accused of kidnapping newborn's mom from hospital

Dec. 11, 2019 9:15 AM EST

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — A Kentucky man is accused of kidnapping his newborn child's mother from outside a hospital at gunpoint, and threatening to “smoke” her and her family if he learned she was “hiding behind police." Anthyun L. Mask, 18, was arrested Monday and has pleaded not...

Louisville becomes latest No. 1 to lose, falls to Texas Tech

Dec. 10, 2019 11:32 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Texas Tech's scruffy walk-on Avery Benson tried to crowd surf at Madison Square Garden and coach Chris Beard thrust his fist in the air at many of the same rabid fans who had told security they were going to rush the court. The fans were held at bay after No. 1 Louisville went down -- but...