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Kentucky, Louisville eager to resume Governor's Cup rivalry

Nov. 26, 2021 09:51 AM EST

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky’s 6-0 start clinched a bowl berth by early October. Louisville’s prospects were very shaky before finally becoming bowl eligible last week. As the in-state rivals await postseason destinations, they're eager to square off again for...

Indiana, Purdue eager to resume Old Oaken Bucket rivalry

Nov. 26, 2021 03:15 AM EST

Jeff Brohm and Tom Allen grew up watching college rivalries from vastly different perspectives. Allen was the son of an Indiana high school football coach in a rural community with deep red ties to the Hoosiers. Brohm stuck around his hometown of Louisville to play...

Louisville woman charged with murder in deadly car crash

Nov. 24, 2021 16:59 PM EST

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Authorities in Louisville have charged a woman with two counts of murder for causing a fatal crash. The Nov. 20 crash near the I-264 interstate killed 76-year-old Margaret Herbig and 82-year-old Goerge Herbig. Police said...

Beshear appoints 6th District fish and wildlife commissioner

Nov. 24, 2021 04:02 AM EST

FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — A new fish and wildlife commissioner has been appointed for Kentucky's 6th District, and he is the first African-American named to the commission, Gov. Andy Beshear's office said. Jerry Ferrell of Richmond will represent Anderson, Boyle, Casey,...

Program to connect students with college, job options

Nov. 22, 2021 15:13 PM EST

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — A partnership with four large Louisville employers will connect graduates of Jefferson County Public Schools with job opportunities, postsecondary enrollment or both, Kentucky Gov. Andy Beshear announced Monday. The program, named “Everybody...

How COVID shots for kids help prevent dangerous new variants

Nov. 22, 2021 10:06 AM EST

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Cadell Walker rushed to get her 9-year-old daughter Solome vaccinated against COVID-19 — not just to protect her but to help stop the coronavirus from spreading and spawning even more dangerous variants. “Love thy neighbor is something that we...

Police: 3 cars shot on Kentucky interstate, 1 wounded

Nov. 21, 2021 13:14 PM EST

A Kentucky man is accused of shooting at three cars on Interstate 65 and wounding one person, police said. James Louis Hooper Jr., 51, of Louisville was charged Saturday in the Hart County shootings, Kentucky State Police said in a statement. ...

Levis throws 4 TDs, Kentucky beats New Mexico State 56-16

Nov. 20, 2021 18:27 PM EST

LEXINGTON, Ky (AP) — Will Levis’ final home game this season was much like his September debut: lots of yardage and explosive plays that more than offset his miscues. Levis overcame an early fumble and an interception to throw for four touchdowns and a career-high 419...

Noah Locke's 3 helps Louisville survive Detroit Mercy 73-67

Nov. 20, 2021 16:33 PM EST

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Noah Locke hit a go-ahead 3-pointer with 1:17 remaining for 16 points, Jerrod West added three free throws in the final minute and Louisville forced a couple of late turnovers to escape Detroit Mercy 73-67 on Saturday. Dre Davis added 18 points...

Construction worker fatally shot, officer hurt in Louisville

Nov. 19, 2021 19:30 PM EST

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — A gunman who walked onto an interstate in Louisville fatally shot a construction worker and wounded a police officer early Friday, officials said. The shooting happened just before 2:30 a.m. when a man walked onto the interstate and shot the...