Hemp supporters cheer crop's inclusion in farm bill deal

Hemp supporters cheer crop's inclusion in farm bill deal

Hemp's supporters are cheering a final agreement on the federal farm bill that would legalize the crop that's making a comeback in Kentucky.

Police search Kentucky hills for suspect in triple slaying

Police search Kentucky hills for suspect in triple slaying

Police are searching a heavily wooded, hilly area of eastern Kentucky after finding three people shot to death in neighboring homes.

Kentucky Democrat says election challenge must be dismissed

Kentucky Democrat says election challenge must be dismissed

A Kentucky Democrat elected to the state House of Representatives by one vote says a Republican's challenge of the election results should be dismissed.

News Minute: Here is the latest Kentucky news from The Associated Press at 11:40 a.m. EST

News Minute: Here is the latest Kentucky news from The Associated Press at 11:40 a.m. EST

Under pressure from President Donald Trump and many of his Republican colleagues, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said Tuesday that he will bring legislation to the floor to overhaul the nation's sentencing...

Former Louisville priest convicted of sexual abuse dies

Former Louisville priest convicted of sexual abuse dies

A former Louisville Roman Catholic priest who received a medical parole after being convicted of sexual abuse charges has died.

Newborn baby found dead in trash bag on porch

Newborn baby found dead in trash bag on porch

Kentucky State Police are investigating the death of a newborn baby found in a trash bag on the porch of a residence.

Man thrown by police booked into jail with neck brace

Man thrown by police booked into jail with neck brace

A man seen on video being pulled from his car and thrown to the ground by Kentucky police was booked into jail wearing a neck brace.

Police: Man, 39, traveled to Kentucky to have sex with teen

Police: Man, 39, traveled to Kentucky to have sex with teen

A Tennessee man is accused of traveling to Kentucky to have sex with a 14-year-old girl he communicated with using Snapchat.

Kentucky city to remove statue of anti-immigrant editor

Kentucky city to remove statue of anti-immigrant editor

The statue of a mid-19th century Kentucky newspaper editor known for writing anti-immigration and anti-Catholic editorials will be removed from outside a library.

Kentucky awarded $59.5 million in transportation grants

Kentucky awarded $59.5 million in transportation grants

Transportation officials say two fiscal courts in Kentucky and a riverport authority will share federal grants totaling $59.5 million for projects to improve safety, access and mobility for motorists and freight movement.

Reward offered for information on stolen guns

Reward offered for information on stolen guns

A $5,000 reward is being offered for information that leads to the arrest of the people responsible for stealing multiple firearms from a store near the Kentucky-Tennessee state line.

Beshear donates $14,000 to atone for tainted contributions

Beshear donates $14,000 to atone for tainted contributions

Kentucky's Democratic attorney general says he has donated more than $14,000 from his 2015 campaign fund to make up for tainted contributions orchestrated by his former chief deputy.

Maine governor settles suit claiming Facebook censorship

Maine governor settles suit claiming Facebook censorship

Maine's Republican governor has settled with the ACLU over a lawsuit that charged his Facebook page was blocking the governor's critics.

Paul to the people: Tell McConnell to allow sentencing vote

Paul to the people: Tell McConnell to allow sentencing vote

U.S. Sen. Rand Paul is calling for a groundswell of support from Kentuckians to help prod the state's senior senator - Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell - into allowing a vote on a criminal justice bill.

Man enters Alford plea in double slaying

Man enters Alford plea in double slaying

A man accused of killing a retired pastor and his wife in their southcentral Kentucky home has entered an Alford plea.

University, professor settle lawsuit alleging retaliation

University, professor settle lawsuit alleging retaliation

The University of Kentucky has settled a lawsuit filed by a former public health dentist who said he was fired from the school for publicly criticizing Republican Gov. Matt Bevin's plan to overhaul the state's...

Police investigate video of officers slamming, punching man

Police investigate video of officers slamming, punching man

Video posted to social media that appears to show police officers in Kentucky slamming and punching a man has prompted an investigation.

Sheriff: Uncle cut 3-year-old Kentucky girl's throat

Sheriff: Uncle cut 3-year-old Kentucky girl's throat

A 3-year-old girl whose uncle authorities say cut her throat has died in a Kentucky hospital.

Kentucky governor chosen to lead US trip to India

Kentucky governor chosen to lead US trip to India

The U.S. Department of Commerce has chosen Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin to lead an economic development trip to India.

Victims of Gander crash being remembered at ceremony

Victims of Gander crash being remembered at ceremony

Fort Campbell is holding a memorial service for 248 soldiers who were killed 33 years ago in a plane crash.

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