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Waldschmidt hits two home runs to help Kentucky advance to another elimination game at SEC tourney

May. 23, 2024 14:02 PM EDT

HOOVER, Ala. (AP) — Ryan Waldschmidt hit two home runs, Trey Pooser pitched five scoreless inning and second-seeded Kentucky beat No. 3 seed Arkansas 9-6 on Thursday in the third round of the SEC Tournament. Kentucky (40-13) plays in another elimination game on Friday, while...

Officer who arrested Scottie Scheffler disciplined for not having bodycam activated

May. 23, 2024 13:39 PM EDT

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — The Kentucky police officer who arrested top-ranked golfer Scottie Scheffler outside the PGA Championship is receiving “corrective action” for not having his body-worn camera activated when he approached the golfer's vehicle — an interaction that allegedly resulted in...

Randy Cravens wins Democratic nomination for U.S. House in Kentucky's 6th Congressional District

May. 23, 2024 12:26 PM EDT
WASHINGTON (AP) — Randy Cravens wins Democratic nomination for U.S. House in Kentucky's 6th Congressional District.

Trump allies face skepticism as they try appealing to disaffected Arab Americans in Michigan

May. 22, 2024 21:47 PM EDT

LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Facing a room of Arab American activists from across the country angry at President Joe Biden's response to the Israel-Hamas war, a well-known adviser to Donald Trump was asked this week what the former president would have done differently had he been in office. ...

Veteran Kentucky lawmaker Richard Heath, who chaired a House committee, loses in Republican primary

May. 22, 2024 17:17 PM EDT

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Republican state Rep. Richard Heath, who twice ran for statewide office and was a leading voice on agricultural issues as a committee chairman, lost his reelection bid in Kentucky's GOP primary. The veteran lawmaker was among the few incumbents unable to...

Jared Jones and Tommy White each hit a grand slam to set an SEC Tournament record in LSU's win

May. 22, 2024 14:34 PM EDT

HOOVER, Ala. (AP) — Jared Jones and Tommy White each blasted a grand slam to set an SEC Tournament record and defending national champion LSU beat Kentucky 11-0 in eight innings on Wednesday. LSU became the first team in 607 SEC Tournament games to hit multiple grand slams in the...

Biden, Trump win Kentucky, Oregon primaries as presidential nominating season nears its end

May. 21, 2024 23:12 PM EDT

President Joe Biden and his Republican rival, Donald Trump, piled up more delegates Tuesday as both presumptive nominees won primaries in Kentucky and Oregon. The symbolic decisions provide a few more delegates to the national conventions and a gut check on where the Democratic and...

Massie's role in failed bid to oust House speaker doesn't affect his victory in Kentucky GOP primary

May. 21, 2024 22:44 PM EDT

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Rep. Thomas Massie’s role in the failed bid to oust House Speaker Mike Johnson didn’t harm his standing with Republican voters in his Kentucky district, where he easily won his primary election on Tuesday in the conservative stronghold. Massie far...

Hank Linderman wins Democratic nomination for U.S. House in Kentucky's 2nd Congressional District

May. 21, 2024 21:09 PM EDT
WASHINGTON (AP) — Hank Linderman wins Democratic nomination for U.S. House in Kentucky's 2nd Congressional District.

Trump says he is open to restrictions on contraception before backing away from the statement

May. 21, 2024 20:36 PM EDT

Former President Donald Trump on Tuesday said he was open to supporting regulations on contraception and that his campaign would release a policy on the issue “very shortly,” comments that he later said were misinterpreted. The comments, made during an interview with a Pittsburgh...