Basketball 'escort queen' indicted on forged checks charges
Basketball 'escort queen' indicted on forged checks charges

A woman who declared herself the "escort queen" of a sex scandal involving the University of Louisville's basketball team has been indicted on theft charges.

The Latest: Texas inmates offered cold water, showers
The Latest: Texas inmates offered cold water, showers

The Latest on the heat wave spreading across the southern U.S. (all times local):

3 hrs 55 mins ago
News Minute: Here is the latest Kentucky news from The Associated Press at 5:40 p.m. EDT
News Minute: Here is the latest Kentucky news from The Associated Press at 5:40 p.m. EDT

An official says storms have caused minor damage in a southern Indiana county. Harrison County Emergency Management Director Gregory Reas (rees) says some homes received minor damage to roofs and eaves and some trees fell...

June 8th, 2:45 pm
Storms cause minor damage in southern, northern Indiana
Storms cause minor damage in southern, northern Indiana

An official says storms have caused minor damage in a southern Indiana county.

5 hrs 16 mins ago
Evansville Courier & Press editor Spohr dies at 37
Evansville Courier & Press editor Spohr dies at 37

Evansville Courier & Press executive editor George Spohr has died at age 37.

6 hrs 52 mins ago
Man sentenced to prison over fake airport bomb threat
Man sentenced to prison over fake airport bomb threat

An Ohio man who called in a bomb threat to an airport so he wouldn't miss his flight has been sentenced to four months in prison.

9 hrs 40 mins ago
Downed trees, tractor-trailer fire cause long traffic delays
Downed trees, tractor-trailer fire cause long traffic delays

Authorities say downed trees from a strong storm and a tractor-trailer that caught fire caused long delays for motorists headed southbound on a stretch of interstate between Lexington and Richmond in Kentucky.

10 hrs 4 mins ago
Rural county seeks to be first in Virginia to arm teachers
Rural county seeks to be first in Virginia to arm teachers

Nationally, teachers are overwhelmingly against the idea of carrying weapons into classrooms. Not so in the westernmost county of Virginia, where declining revenues from growing tobacco and mining coal have left the local...

11 hrs 8 mins ago
Soaring temperatures, humidity bring dangerous heat in South
Soaring temperatures, humidity bring dangerous heat in South

Scorching heat is spreading across much of the South, where temperatures are expected to soar over 100 degrees.

11 hrs 8 mins ago
Kentucky State Police seek votes for cruiser in contest
Kentucky State Police seek votes for cruiser in contest

Who has the coolest cruiser around? Kentucky State Police are confident that they do and they are seeking votes to prove it.

17 hrs 32 mins ago
Kentucky's jobless rate rises slightly in June
Kentucky's jobless rate rises slightly in June

Kentucky officials say the state's unemployment rate increased slightly in June.

19 hrs 48 mins ago
Kentucky board approves tax increase to make schools safer
Kentucky board approves tax increase to make schools safer

A Kentucky school board has approved a property tax increase to fund a $13.5 million initiative to help prevent school shootings.

July 19th, 6:56 pm
Reversal: Kentucky restoring Medicaid benefits for thousands
Reversal: Kentucky restoring Medicaid benefits for thousands

Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin's administration says it's reinstating dental and vision care for hundreds of thousands of Medicaid recipients who had their benefits cut recently amid an outcry.

July 19th, 6:16 pm
Police take down immigration protest camp in Louisville
Police take down immigration protest camp in Louisville

Louisville police have taken down a downtown encampment set up by a group protesting federal immigration enforcement and family separations.

July 19th, 4:40 pm
Whiskey summit planned in hopes of defusing trade conflicts
Whiskey summit planned in hopes of defusing trade conflicts

A top whiskey industry official in Kentucky says he's worried that global trade conflicts will escalate, with the state's bourbon producers caught in the crosshairs.

July 19th, 1:12 pm
Kentucky church revokes memberships for nonattendance
Kentucky church revokes memberships for nonattendance

A Kentucky pastor is drawing criticism for kicking out members of his congregation who failed to attend church regularly and contribute.

July 19th, 11:36 am

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