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Children's hospital opening in eastern Kentucky

Dec. 07, 2021 04:01 AM EST

PIKEVILLE, Ky. (AP) — A children's hospital has opened in eastern Kentucky. The Drs. R.V. and Jyothi Mettu Children’s Hospital opened Monday at Pikeville Medical Center, the Lexington Herald-Leader reported. It will be the first such hospital in the region and will serve...

Some communities assess for damages after severe storms

Dec. 06, 2021 11:03 AM EST

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Some communities in Kentucky and Tennessee were assessing damages Monday as a line of severe storms moved through the states. Firefighters in the Scott County, Kentucky, community of Stamping Ground warned people to use caution traveling in town due to downed...

Van Lith leads No. 10 Louisville to 80-66 win over Belmont

Dec. 05, 2021 16:02 PM EST

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Hailey Van Lith has had some struggles early this season for Louisville, but she believes she’s hitting her stride now. The sophomore guard considered one of the country’s best players scored 16 points for the No. 10 Cardinals, who beat...

Police investigate fatal shooting of Kentucky boy

Dec. 03, 2021 09:25 AM EST

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Police are investigating the fatal shooting of a young boy in Kentucky. Louisville officers were called to the Highview neighborhood Thursday night and arrived to find the child suffering from a gunshot wound, police Maj. Matt Meagher told news...

Engstler helps No. 10 Louisville women rout No. 12 Michigan

Dec. 02, 2021 23:07 PM EST

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Emily Engstler and No. 10 Louisville absorbed Michigan's initial charge before quickly answering with a furious pace that earned them their most impressive win this season. Engstler had 18 points and 14 rebounds, Kianna Smith added 17 points and...

LG&E agrees to $750K civil penalty in air pollution case

Dec. 02, 2021 04:05 AM EST

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Louisville Gas & Electric Co. has agreed to pay a $750,000 civil penalty and permanently limit emissions from its Mill Creek Station coal-fired power plant in Kentucky, the U.S. Justice Department said. A proposed agreement was filed Wednesday...

Beshear proposes $10 million for Louisville park expansion

Dec. 01, 2021 04:01 AM EST

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — In another preview of his upcoming state budget plan, Kentucky Gov. Andy Beshear said he will propose devoting $10 million to support an expansion of Waterfront Park into western Louisville. The 22-acre park expansion will connect downtown and...

Body of missing 2-year-old girl found in Indiana river

Nov. 28, 2021 17:36 PM EST

COLUMBUS, Ind. (AP) — A diver on Sunday found the body of a 2-year-old girl reported missing after her father was pulled from his partially submerged truck in a southern Indiana river. Her body was discovered in the White River more than 2 miles (3.22 kilometers) from...

Levis runs for 4 TDs, Kentucky routs rival Louisville 52-21

Nov. 28, 2021 00:45 AM EST

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Given the huge holes to run through and time to throw the ball, Will Levis gladly took advantage of both strengths. Levis rushed for career highs of four touchdowns and 113 yards, and Kentucky scored on its first four possessions to cruise past...

Suit accuses Kentucky priest of pocketing church donations

Nov. 27, 2021 15:07 PM EST

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Parishioners in Kentucky have accused a Roman Catholic priest of converting church funds for his personal use. Current and former parish council members at St. John Vianney Catholic Church in Louisville filed a civil lawsuit in Jefferson County...