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Jones, Louisville hand Duke third straight loss 70-65

Jan. 23, 2021 6:54 PM EST

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Carlik Jones scored 19 of his 24 points in the second half and Louisville beat Duke 70-65, sending the Blue Devils to their third straight loss on Saturday. Both teams plummeted out of the Top 25 rankings this week — Duke for the first time since Feb. 8, 2016 — but the...

Kentucky Gov. Andy Beshear and his wife, First Lady Britainy Beshear, look at the more than 3,000 flags on the lawn at the state Capitol in Frankfort, Ky., Friday, Jan. 22, 2021. Each flag memorializes a Kentuckian who died from complications from COVID-19.   (Ryan C. Hermens/Lexington Herald-Leader via AP)

Kentucky remembers COVID-19 deaths with statehouse ceremony

Jan. 22, 2021 7:08 PM EST

FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Gov. Andy Beshear watched teachers get vaccinated against COVID-19 on Friday and later headlined a memorial ceremony for the thousands of Kentuckians who have died from the virus. The dual events reflected the hope of ultimately defeating the coronavirus and the losses the pandemic...

El procurador de Kentucky, Daniel Cameron, habla con reporteros sobre el caso Breonna Taylor, una mujer de raza negra que resultó muerta en un operativo policial, el 23 de septiembre de 2020 en Frankfort, Kentucky. (AP Foto/Timothy D. Easley, File)

Petition seeks ouster of Kentucky AG over Taylor death probe

Jan. 22, 2021 2:10 PM EST

FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — A petition seeking the impeachment of Kentucky's attorney general was filed Friday by three grand jurors who criticized his handling of an investigation into Breonna Taylor's shooting death by police. The petition's allegations against Republican Attorney General Daniel Cameron...

Louisville Police detective charged with perjury

Jan. 22, 2021 4:13 AM EST

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — A Louisville police detective has been indicted on two counts of perjury for testimony he gave in a 2018 theft case. A grand jury returned the indictments against Louisville Metro Police Det. John David Green on Thursday. Jefferson County prosecutors said Green knowingly gave false...

Evans, Van Lith lead No. 1 Louisville past No. 23 Syracuse

Jan. 21, 2021 11:58 PM EST

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Louisville's mix of solid passing and outside shooting culminated in a successful debut as the top-ranked team. Dana Evans scored 21 points, Hailey Van Lith added 18 on six 3-pointers, and the Cardinals Louisville used several small second-half runs to pull away from No. 23 Syracuse...

FILE - In this Sept. 23, 2020, file photo, Kentucky Attorney General Daniel Cameron addresses the media in Frankfort, Ky., following the return of a grand jury investigation into the death of Breonna Taylor. (AP Photo/Timothy D. Easley, File)

Kentucky to study warrant process after Taylor shooting

Jan. 21, 2021 5:02 PM EST

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky's attorney general has formed a task force to study the search warrant process nearly a year after the fatal shooting of Breonna Taylor by officers who used a narcotics warrant to enter her home. Attorney General Daniel Cameron said the Taylor shooting in March by Louisville...

Louisville's Dana Evans, right, escapes Virginia Tech's Georgia Amoore after stealing the ball from her in the final moments of an NCAA college basketball game Thursday, Jan. 7, 2021, in Blacksburg, Va. (Matt Gentry/The Roanoke Times via AP, Pool)

Coach: Louisville women ready for challenges of being No. 1

Jan. 20, 2021 6:00 PM EST

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Louisville coach Jeff Walz and the Cardinals players are embracing the challenges that come with their lofty new status as the team to beat in women’s college basketball. The Cardinals (12-0, 5-0 Atlantic Coast Conference) have been a team-to-beat for a while under Walz. They...

Violent protesters, loyal to President Donald Trump, storm the Capitol, Wednesday, Jan. 6, 2021, in Washington. It's been a stunning day as a number of lawmakers and then the mob of protesters tried to overturn America's presidential election, undercut the nation's democracy and keep Democrat Joe Biden from replacing Trump in the White House. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)

FBI: Kentucky man was part of mob inside US Capitol

Jan. 19, 2021 1:02 AM EST

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — The FBI has filed a criminal complaint against a Kentucky man who authorities said was among a group that illegally stormed the U.S. Capitol with supporters of President Donald Trump during a deadly insurrection earlier this month. Michael Sparks of Elizabethtown, Kentucky, was...

Members of the Boogaloo Boys, holding semi-automatic weapons stand outside at the Capitol building in Frankfort, Ky., Wednesday, Jan 17, 2021. The Capitol, the Capitol complex, and surrounding grounds have been closed. (AP Photo/Bryan Woolston)

Kentucky man charged in storming of US Capitol

Jan. 17, 2021 8:11 PM EST

FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — A Kentucky man has been arrested on multiple charges related to the storming of the U.S. Capitol, including at a door where a woman was fatally shot earlier this month, federal authorities said. Chad Barrett Jones, 42, of Coxs Creek, Kentucky, was arrested Saturday in Louisville, the...

No. 2 Louisville tops Florida St. 84-56, could move to No. 1

Jan. 17, 2021 6:44 PM EST

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — History may very well be made in Louisville in less than 24 hours, but don’t expect the No. 2 Cardinals to celebrate the occasion for long. Kianna Smith scored 16 points to lead Louisville to an 84-56 victory over Florida State on Sunday. The win by the Cardinals (12-0, 5-0...