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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...

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...

Kentucky plant laying off 100 workers ahead of closure

Nov. 14, 2019 4:34 AM EST

SHELBYVILLE, Ky. (AP) — A Belgium-based company is closing its plant in Kentucky, resulting in 100 layoffs early next year. WDRB-TV in Louisville reports Bekaert notified state workforce officials in a letter that it will lay off the employees Jan. 13 at its Shelbyville plant, which will close at the end...

Nwora leads No. 4 Louisville past Indiana State 91-62

Nov. 14, 2019 12:01 AM EST

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Louisville coach Chris Mack couldn’t find any fault with his team’s performance against Indiana State. The Cardinals started off hot from the field and cooled only slightly. When the Sycamores mounted their lone rally in the second half, Mack kept his head during a...

Kentucky State Police: Inmate jumped fence, escaped custody

Nov. 13, 2019 9:06 AM EST

DIXON, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky State Police say authorities are searching for an inmate accused of jumping a fence and escaping from a detention center. News outlets report the agency put out a public call for help in locating 29-year-old William Casto on Tuesday. State police said they think he escaped on...

Louisville Archbishop says surgery for cancer was successful

Nov. 12, 2019 4:54 PM EST

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — The Archdiocese of Louisville, Kentucky says the Catholic archbishop is doing well after a seven-hour surgery for his ongoing cancer treatment. News outlets citing The Record report 73-year-old Archbishop Joseph Kurtz announced Tuesday that the surgery was successful. The Record is a...

Kentucky police: Man burglarized 17 homes, sold scrap metal

Nov. 12, 2019 9:02 AM EST

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Police in Kentucky say they've arrested a prolific thief, a man who they say broke into 17 homes within a few miles (kilometers) of each other. They say he wasn't going for high-end appliances, cash or jewelry: He was in it for the metal. News outlets report 48-year-old David Lee...

Another Democrat considers run against McConnell

Nov. 11, 2019 2:32 PM EST

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky state Rep. Charles Booker says he's forming an exploratory committee to determine whether he'll run against Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell. The Louisville Democrat said in a statement Monday that he'll begin traveling across the state to talk with people about issues...

Trooper injured chasing suspect from Indiana into Kentucky

Nov. 11, 2019 7:55 AM EST

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky and Indiana authorities arrested two men after their car ran out of gas during a chase that left one trooper injured. News outlets report that Indiana State Police chased a man wanted for second-degree escape across the state line into Kentucky on Sunday. Indiana authorities...

Police: Kentucky man left starved puppies to eat dead dog

Nov. 11, 2019 6:12 AM EST

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — A Kentucky man has been charged with animal cruelty after authorities say he neglected and starved his dogs, some of which resorted to eating a dead dog. News outlets report 39-year-old Lamarrick Sanders pleaded not guilty Friday. He's expected to appear in court Nov. 14 and has been...