Latest Kentucky News

Louisville settles police pursuit crash that killed teen

Dec. 09, 2021 04:04 AM EST

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — The family of a 13-year-old killed in a crash with a police cruiser while riding inside a stolen vehicle has received a $600,000 settlement from the city of Louisville. The family of Ki'Anthony Tyus filed a wrongful death lawsuit against a Metro Louisville...

Kentucky's second-largest city sets homicide record

Dec. 09, 2021 04:04 AM EST

LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky's second-largest city broke its annual homicide record when a man was fatally shot this week. It was the 35th homicide in Lexington this year, media outlets reported. It surpassed the record number of 34 set in 2020. Lexington Police...

Warrick scores 30 to lift Northern Kentucky past Canisius

Dec. 08, 2021 22:24 PM EST

HIGHLAND HEIGHTS, Ky. (AP) — Marques Warrick had a career-high 30 points as Northern Kentucky defeated Canisius 75-62 on Wednesday night. Warrick shot 4 for 6 from behind the arc. Sam Vinson had 17 points for Northern Kentucky (3-5), which ended its four-game losing...

Mballa leads Buffalo over Western Kentucky 77-67

Dec. 08, 2021 22:14 PM EST

BOWLING GREEN, Ky. (AP) — Josh Mballa had 19 points as Buffalo beat Western Kentucky 77-67 on Wednesday night. Ronaldo Segu had 18 points for Buffalo (5-3). Maceo Jack added 14 points. Dayvion McKnight had 18 points for the Hilltoppers (5-4), whose four-game win...

Kentucky Congressman Guthrie tests positive for COVID-19

Dec. 08, 2021 20:11 PM EST

BOWLING GREEN, Ky. (AP) — Republican U.S. Rep. Brett Guthrie tested positive for COVID-19 and has mild symptoms, he said Wednesday. “Out of an abundance of caution, I took a COVID-19 test, and it came back positive today," he said in a news release. “I am glad I decided to get...

WKU record-setting QB Zappe named C-USA MVP by coaches

Dec. 08, 2021 18:02 PM EST

IRVING, Texas (AP) — Western Kentucky quarterback Bailey Zappe was named MVP of Conference USA on Wednesday after a vote of the 14 league coaches that also tabbed UTSA running back Sincere McCormick as offensive player of the year and Hilltoppers defensive end DeAngelo Malone as the top defender....

Beshear: Social service workers receiving 10% pay raise

Dec. 08, 2021 17:36 PM EST

FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Gov. Andy Beshear awarded a 10% pay raise Wednesday to Kentucky's social service workers, hoping to halt the loss of frontline employees demoralized by low salaries and bulging workloads serving vulnerable children and adults. The pay increase takes effect...

Editorial Roundup: Kentucky

Dec. 08, 2021 14:23 PM EST

Frankort State Journal. December 7, 2021. Editorial: What qualities should KSU seek in new president? What qualities should Kentucky State University look for in its next president? What are the challenges and opportunities that the new president will need to address?...

Alabama QB Young, LB Anderson named SEC players of year

Dec. 08, 2021 13:19 PM EST

Alabama once again collected a Southeastern Conference title and two big league-wide individual awards. Quarterback Bryce Young is the SEC’s offensive player of the year and linebacker Will Anderson Jr. is the top defensive player, as voted on by a panel of sports writers and...

Police: Officer kills man during domestic violence call

Dec. 08, 2021 09:36 AM EST

ELIZABETHTOWN, Ky. (AP) — A Kentucky police officer responding to a domestic violence call fatally shot a man at the scene, authorities said. The Elizabethtown Police officer responded Tuesday to investigate a report of a “very serious domestic violence offense” at an...