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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...

Nwora, Enoch lead No. 5 Louisville past Youngstown St. 78-55

Nov. 10, 2019 8:25 PM EST

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — In its first home game of the season Sunday, Louisville at times looked like it was in midseason form against Youngstown State. However, coach Chris Mack still found at least one flaw his No. 5 Cardinals need to fix. Jordan Nwora scored 21 points and Steven Enoch added 17 points and...

Coroner IDs gunman killed outside Kentucky supermarket

Nov. 9, 2019 5:34 PM EST

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Officials in Kentucky have identified a man who authorities say was killed in a shootout with police outside a Louisville supermarket. According to news outlets, the Jefferson County Coroner's Office on Saturday identified the man as 32-year-old Shelby Gazaway of Louisville....

Correction: Trump-Politics story

Nov. 9, 2019 8:16 AM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — In a story Nov. 6 about elections in Virginia and Kentucky, The Associated Press reported erroneously that more than twice as many people in Virginia voted in state legislative races than 2015. The number of ballots case Tuesday increased by more than 50% compared with four years ago,...

Jones scored 14, leads No. 9 Louisville past Murray State

Nov. 8, 2019 10:21 PM EST

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Jazmine Jones was perfect from the field for Louisville. Little else was perfect for the No. 9 Cardinals. Still, they came away with a lopsided victory on Friday night. Jones scored 14 points to lead Louisville to a 76-40 victory over Murray State. A senior guard, Jones, made all six...

Police chief: Gunman at Louisville Kroger shot, killed

Nov. 8, 2019 5:50 PM EST

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky officers responding to an active shooter at a Louisville supermarket shot and killed a man with a gun Thursday evening, their police chief said. Louisville Metro Police Chief Steve Conrad said officers arriving at a Kroger found "a man firing a gun and firing shots outside...

Kentucky nurse charged with sexually abusing patient

Nov. 7, 2019 5:59 AM EST

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — A Kentucky nurse has been charged with sexually abusing a patient who reported that he touched her bare breasts with ungloved hands and rubbed her inner thighs. News outlets report 48-year-old Scott Dorsey is set to be arraigned on Nov. 15. Court records allege he went into a...