News Minute: Here is the latest Kentucky news from The Associated Press at 1:40 a.m. EDT
News Minute: Here is the latest Kentucky news from The Associated Press at 1:40 a.m. EDT

Police in Kentucky say a toddler has drowned in a backyard swimming pool. Boone County sheriff's spokesman Maj. Tom Scheben says in a news release 2-year-old Emmitt Lay was pronounced dead Saturday night at a hospital...

June 8th, 2:45 pm
Police: Toddler drowns at home in Kentucky
Police: Toddler drowns at home in Kentucky

Police in Kentucky say a toddler has drowned in a backyard swimming pool.

July 15th, 12:52 pm
Man convicted in arson that led to firefighter's death
Man convicted in arson that led to firefighter's death

A Kentucky man has been convicted of setting a house fire that led to a firefighter's death.

July 14th, 1:56 pm
Hall of Fame jockey Mike Smith returns to New Mexico
Hall of Fame jockey Mike Smith returns to New Mexico

Mike Smith became the 12th jockey in history and the only one from New Mexico to win the Triple Crown after flying across the finish line atop three-year-old Justify in June.

July 14th, 12:04 pm
Escaped Kentucky jail inmate captured in West Virginia
Escaped Kentucky jail inmate captured in West Virginia

A Kentucky jail inmate accused of assaulting a deputy jailer and escaping in a stolen police car has been captured in West Virginia.

July 14th, 11:16 am
Former child welfare boss alleges discrimination, harassment
Former child welfare boss alleges discrimination, harassment

An attorney for Kentucky's former child welfare commissioner says she was subject to repeated acts of discrimination that included sexually harassing comments from her male colleagues.

July 13th, 5:31 pm
McDonald's removing salads from 3,000 stores after illness
McDonald's removing salads from 3,000 stores after illness

McDonald's is stopping the sale of salads at 3,000 restaurants after people became sick from a parasite causing intestinal illness.

July 13th, 5:15 pm
The Latest: Schnatter: Comment out of context, but was wrong
The Latest: Schnatter: Comment out of context, but was wrong

The Latest on the fallout over Papa John's pizza founder John Schnatter's reported use of a racial slur (all times local):

July 13th, 4:43 pm
2 hurt in southern Indiana restaurant's ceiling collapse
2 hurt in southern Indiana restaurant's ceiling collapse

Two people have suffered minor injuries after part of a ceiling collapsed in a southern Indiana restaurant.

July 13th, 3:31 pm
Deputy's gun discharges, wounds man he was trying to arrest
Deputy's gun discharges, wounds man he was trying to arrest

Police say a Kentucky deputy's gun discharged and wounded a man he was trying to arrest.

July 13th, 2:43 pm
Univ. of Louisville removing Papa John's from stadium name
Univ. of Louisville removing Papa John's from stadium name

The University of Louisville is removing Papa John's from its football stadium's name after a report the pizza chain's founder used a racial slur.

July 13th, 2:27 pm
Sen. McConnell supports changing Papa John's stadium name
Sen. McConnell supports changing Papa John's stadium name

U.S. Sen. Mitch McConnell says he would remove Papa John's name from the University of Louisville's football stadium if he "had the ability to do that."

July 13th, 12:27 pm
Pence family gas stations left costly environmental legacy
Pence family gas stations left costly environmental legacy

The collapse of a gas station chain owned for decades by Vice President Mike Pence's family has cost taxpayers millions of dollars to clean up more than 85 contaminated sites in three states.

July 13th, 10:51 am
Police: Teen killed by man met at counterculture gathering
Police: Teen killed by man met at counterculture gathering

Authorities in Kentucky used dental records to identify the woman killed after attending this year's "Rainbow Family" counterculture gathering in a Georgia forest.

July 13th, 6:11 am
Bluegrass museum announces details of grand opening
Bluegrass museum announces details of grand opening

The Bluegrass Music Hall of Fame and Museum has announced details of its grand opening this fall.

July 13th, 2:10 am

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