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Kentucky police highlight problem of kids left in hot cars

Jun. 2, 2020 2:36 AM EDT

FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky State Police are working to bring attention to the problem of children being left behind in hot cars. The police cite information from the National Safety Council that shows 52 children died last year of vehicular heatstroke, including two in Kentucky. Parents or caregivers...

FILE - In this Feb. 19, 2020 file photo Kentucky Gov. Andy Beshear speaks to the press at the Capitol in Frankfort, Ky. Beshear says protesters who hung an effigy of him were trying to use “fear and terror

Beshear condemns rally where he was hung in effigy

May. 26, 2020 8:42 PM EDT

FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Vowing not to back down after armed protesters gathered near his home and hung him in effigy, the governor of Kentucky on Tuesday condemned their use of “fear and terror” in a demonstration fueled by coronavirus restrictions. Gov. Andy Beshear referred to the protesters...

Most Kentucky churches abandon in-person worship on Easter

Apr. 12, 2020 5:38 PM EDT

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Most Kentucky churches did not hold in-person Easter services, heeding warnings against such gatherings in the midst of the coronavirus pandemic. Many celebrated the holiday Sunday at home with sermons and masses delivered online, the Courier Journal reported. But Kentucky State...