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Newgate wins Robert Lewis Stakes; Baffert runs 1-2-3-4

Feb. 04, 2023 18:28 PM EST

ARCADIA, Calif. (AP) — Newgate won the $200,000 Robert B. Lewis Stakes by a neck on Saturday, with Bob Baffert as the trainer of all four horses in the Kentucky Derby prep race at Santa Anita. Ridden by Frankie Dettori, Newgate ran 1 1/16 miles in 1:43.11 and paid $4 and $2.60 as...

Kentucky lawmakers press for more juvenile justice changes

Feb. 02, 2023 15:08 PM EST

FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — A group of Kentucky lawmakers called for new leadership Thursday in the state's troubled juvenile justice agency, saying someone from outside the system should be brought in to make changes to quell violent outbursts in the youth detention centers. The...

Pitt continues spell-binding ways, downs North Carolina

Feb. 01, 2023 22:01 PM EST

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) — Jamarius Burton made the game-winning foul shots with three seconds left, Nike Sibande recorded a late block and Pittsburgh continued its recent bedevilment of North Carolina, beating the Tar Heels 65-64 on Wednesday night. The Panthers (16-7, 9-3 ACC) now...

Ex-officer involved in 2020 protest shooting avoids prison

Jan. 30, 2023 18:06 PM EST

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — A former Louisville police officer blamed for instigating a deadly shooting during the 2020 protests over the death of Breonna Taylor was sentenced Monday to two years of probation. Katie R. Crews, 30, pleaded guilty last year to one count of using excessive...

Louisville, L&N reach $41M stadium naming agreement

Jan. 30, 2023 15:47 PM EST

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Louisville has reached a 20-year, $41 million agreement with L&N Federal Credit Union through 2042 to rename its Cardinal Stadium home football field. The 25-year-old, 60,800-seat stadium had been without a title sponsor since 2018, when the school...

Officials: 6 die, 3 injured in crash in upstate New York

Jan. 28, 2023 17:23 PM EST

LOUISVILLE, N.Y. (AP) — Six people died in upstate New York when a freight truck and an express bus carrying more than a dozen people collided Saturday near the U.S.-Canada border, state police said. Three others were injured, including one in critical condition. They were being...

Louisville juvenile detention center to reopen after repairs

Jan. 26, 2023 16:23 PM EST

FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — A state juvenile detention facility deemed unsafe in Louisville will soon reopen after undergoing weeks of repairs, Gov. Andy Beshear said Thursday. The Jefferson County Regional Juvenile Detention Center has undergone upgrades to doors, locks and fire alarm...

Boyd, No. 20 NC State women shut down Louisville 63-51

Jan. 22, 2023 15:53 PM EST

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Jada Boyd scored 15 points to lead a balanced attack and No. 20 North Carolina State topped Louisville 63-51 on Sunday. The Wolfpack scored the last five points of the third quarter to take a 48-47 lead as Louisville missed its last three shots. Then the...

Woman, 2 children die in early morning house fire

Jan. 20, 2023 07:42 AM EST

LEBANON JUNCTION, Ky. (AP) — A house fire in central Kentucky has left a woman and two children dead, officials said. The fire was reported early Thursday at the home in Bullitt County, just south of Louisville, and crews arrived to find flames and heavy smoke, Lebanon Junction...

US Treasury buys time for Biden and GOP on debt limit deal

Jan. 19, 2023 13:58 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. government bumped up against its debt limit Thursday, prompting the Treasury Department to take “extraordinary” accounting steps to avoid default — as friction between President Joe Biden and House Republicans raised concern about whether the U.S. can sidestep an...