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Gunshot fired at Kentucky State Fair leads to teen's arrest

Aug. 23, 2019 6:32 PM EDT

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — A teen accused of firing a gunshot at the Kentucky State Fair has been arrested. News outlets report police announced Friday that a 15-year-old from Louisville has been charged with possession of a handgun by a minor and wanton endangerment. The gunshot, followed by the sound of...

Kentucky State Fair changes teen policy after disturbance

Aug. 19, 2019 4:52 PM EDT

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Minors entering the Kentucky State Fair at night now must have a parent or guardian 21 or older with them following a disturbance during the weekend. Kentucky State Police Sgt. Josh Lawson told The Courier Journal that two adults were arrested and seven unaccompanied teens were cited...

North Carolina delays mandating readable election ballots

Aug. 1, 2019 4:12 PM EDT

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The state elections board declined Thursday to decide whether the next generation of voting machines should be required to furnish a paper printout so voters can read and confirm their ballots. One-third of North Carolina's 100 counties must replace their current touch-screen voting...