News Minute: Here is the latest Kentucky news from The Associated Press at 6:40 a.m. EDT
News Minute: Here is the latest Kentucky news from The Associated Press at 6:40 a.m. EDT

A convicted robber is getting a new sentencing trial because the jury that convicted him included one of his previous victims. Kentucky's Supreme Court on Thursday ordered a new sentencing trial for Johnnie Ray...

Kentucky choir teacher charged with sexual abuse
Kentucky choir teacher charged with sexual abuse

Court records say a Kentucky choir teacher has been charged with four counts of sexual abuse.

12 hrs ago
Man to get new sentence after his victim served on his jury
Man to get new sentence after his victim served on his jury

A convicted robber is getting a new sentencing trial because the jury that convicted him included one of his previous victims.

17 hrs 37 mins ago
Chinese company to reopen Kentucky paper mill
Chinese company to reopen Kentucky paper mill

A Chinese company says it will buy a shuttered western Kentucky paper mill and reopen it by the end of this year.

18 hrs 9 mins ago
Police officer gets $300K in whistleblower lawsuit
Police officer gets $300K in whistleblower lawsuit

A jury has awarded $300,000 to police officer in Kentucky who filed a whistleblower lawsuit against his department, saying he was demoted for challenging police leadership and sharing information with local government...

18 hrs 57 mins ago
Attorney General: OK to post list of write-in candidates
Attorney General: OK to post list of write-in candidates

Kentucky's attorney general says it is OK for election officials to post a list of certified write-in candidates at polling places.

19 hrs 45 mins ago
3 deaths reported in hepatitis A outbreak, but its waning
3 deaths reported in hepatitis A outbreak, but its waning

Health officials say a hepatitis A outbreak that originally spread from San Diego has killed three people in Utah, but it's now on the wane.

August 16th, 2:04 am
2 state park golf courses closing temporarily in Kentucky
2 state park golf courses closing temporarily in Kentucky

Kentucky officials say two state park golf courses will be closed temporarily to allow for re-seeding of greens.

August 16th, 12:52 am
Kentucky State Police unveiling Safety Town at state fair
Kentucky State Police unveiling Safety Town at state fair

The Kentucky State Fair is opening, and state police have a new Safety Town exhibit to unveil.

August 16th, 12:28 am
Publisher of Lexington Herald-Leader to step down
Publisher of Lexington Herald-Leader to step down

The editor and publisher of a newspaper in Kentucky announced Wednesday that he will be stepping down.

August 15th, 7:17 pm
Church sex scandal: Abuse victims want a full reckoning
Church sex scandal: Abuse victims want a full reckoning

By DENISE LAVOIE AP Legal Affairs Writer

August 15th, 6:13 pm
Bevin defends pension law in hard-hitting speech
Bevin defends pension law in hard-hitting speech

Gov. Matt Bevin says Kentucky's counties will be "screwed" financially if the state's Supreme Court invalidates a new law making changes to the state's struggling pension systems.

August 15th, 4:45 pm
Prison inmate dies, started 15-month sentence 2 weeks ago
Prison inmate dies, started 15-month sentence 2 weeks ago

Authorities say a Kentucky federal prison inmate who started a 15-month sentence two weeks ago has died.

August 15th, 9:40 am
University of Louisville announces $5M to help tree study
University of Louisville announces $5M to help tree study

The University of Louisville says it has received $5 million to help fund a study that looks at the connection between a green environment and human health.

August 15th, 12:28 am
Union-backed aircraft mechanics win big pay raises in deal
Union-backed aircraft mechanics win big pay raises in deal

A union representing UPS aircraft mechanics says it has won big pay raises, protected health benefits and improved retirement security in a tentative contract deal with the shipping company.

August 15th, 12:28 am
Bevin criticized for comparing critics to drowning victims
Bevin criticized for comparing critics to drowning victims

Kentucky Republican Gov. Matt Bevin says public workers who oppose changes to the state's pension systems are like drowning victims in that "you just need to knock them out and drag them to shore."

August 14th, 4:20 pm

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