Latest Kentucky News

Sheriff: Student hospitalized after ‘vaping overdose’

Nov. 15, 2019 11:46 AM EST

OWENSBORO, Ky. (AP) — Authorities in Kentucky says a student was hospitalized because of a possible vaping overdose. News outlets report a Daviess County High School resource officer told deputies that a female student was being taken to the hospital from a “vaping overdose.” A press release...

Vanderbilt gets Neal back at QB, Kentucky looks to rebound

Nov. 15, 2019 10:47 AM EST

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Vanderbilt coach Derek Mason is trying to get the Commodores to focus on the immediate task of playing Kentucky with three games left in a disappointing season. Kentucky coach Mark Stoops is bouncing between Wildcats fans worried they will lose him to Florida State while he tries to...

Radio host says he won’t run to unseat Mitch McConnell

Nov. 15, 2019 10:43 AM EST

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — A Kentucky radio host returned to the airwaves after a hiatus to announce he won’t enter the race to unseat Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell in 2020. Matt Jones left his popular sports talk show last week when the Kentucky Republican Party complained he was using it to...

Kentucky woman charged in death of woman missing since May

Nov. 15, 2019 10:35 AM EST

SOMERSET, Ky. (AP) — A Kentucky woman has been charged in the death of a woman missing since spring whose remains may have been found last week. Danelle Nicole Powell, 33, of Somerset, was arrested Thursday on a murder charge, news outlets report. The Pulaski County Sheriff’s Office announced that...

Soldiers, veterans, first responders invited to Murray games

Nov. 15, 2019 7:52 AM EST

MURRAY, Ky. (AP) — Fort Campbell soldiers, other military and first responders are being treated to a day of sports events at Murray State University this weekend. The Kentucky university says armed forces from Fort Campbell will have equipment and vehicles set up at Roy Stewart Stadium on Saturday. It...

Kentucky Folklife Magazine looking for submission proposals

Nov. 15, 2019 4:49 AM EST

BOWLING GREEN, Ky. (AP) — The Kentucky Folklife Program at Western Kentucky University is looking for proposals for articles and other pieces documenting Kentucky’s folklife. The program said in a news release that this is the first call for proposals for the multimedia digital publication and said...

Authorities find malnourished girl after online teacher tip

Nov. 15, 2019 1:01 AM EST

A teacher administering an online test who heard an 11-year-old student say she was hungry and only allowed to eat a small plate of rice each day alerted investigators in Ohio that something was amiss. Authorities found the girl was severely malnourished, living in filth and had been isolated for years. The girl...

Jones, Evans lead No. 9 Louisville past Central Michigan

Nov. 14, 2019 9:48 PM EST

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — On a night when its shots weren’t falling, Louisville leaned on two veterans. Jazmine Jones scored 25 points and Dana Evans had 24 — both career highs — to lead the ninth-ranked Cardinals past Central Michigan 76-63 on Thursday night. The Cardinals (3-0) shot...

Reaction to Bevin concession in governor’s race

Nov. 14, 2019 6:28 PM EST

Reaction from Kentucky officials to Republican Gov. Matt Bevin’s concession to Democrat Andy Beshear, ending the state’s bitterly fought governor’s race: —Kentucky House Speaker David Osborne: “With today’s concession announcement, the governor put the people of Kentucky...

Beshear set for ‘next chapter’ as Bevin concedes in Kentucky

Nov. 14, 2019 6:04 PM EST

FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Republican Gov. Matt Bevin conceded to Democratic archnemesis Andy Beshear on Thursday, putting an end to Kentucky’s bitterly fought governor’s race and setting the stage for divided government in a GOP stronghold. Bevin, an ally of President Donald Trump, made the...