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Kentucky officer shot in Breonna Taylor raid retiring

The Louisville police officer who fired at Breonna Taylor after being shot during the deadly raid on Taylor’s apartment is retiring. Sgt. Jonathan Mattingly is ... Read more

by Ben Hillyer, Thursday, April 29, 2021 5:42 am


Kentucky’s Corvette Museum raising money for expansion

In order to better tell the evolving story of the Corvette, leaders of the National Corvette Museum in Bowling Green, Kentucky, have announced plans for ... Read more

by Ben Hillyer, Thursday, April 29, 2021 5:40 am


Kentucky man sentenced to one year for filing false tax returns, defrauding Medicaid

A Kentucky man was sentenced to one year in prison for not reporting nearly $1 million on his tax returns and defrauding Kentucky Medicaid out ... Read more

by Ben Hillyer, Monday, April 12, 2021 5:42 am


Kentucky extends state tax filing deadline to May 17

Kentucky Gov. Andy Beshear has directed the Revenue Department to extend the deadline for residents to file their state income taxes. The date was extended ... Read more

by Ben Hillyer, Monday, March 22, 2021 5:12 am


Old jail to be renovated, turned into tourist destination

An eastern Kentucky organization will receive more than $300,000 to renovate a historic site to promote tourism, Gov. Andy Beshear said. The Breathitt County Museum ... Read more

by Ben Hillyer, Wednesday, March 10, 2021 5:06 am


Memorial service planned for those who died from coronavirus

A memorial service will be held Saturday to honor Kentucky residents who have died from the coronavirus, Gov. Andy Beshear said. The service on the ... Read more

by Ben Hillyer, Friday, March 5, 2021 5:28 am


Despite COVID-19 impacts, Kentucky ag receipts hold to 2019 levels

By Katie PrattUniversity of Kentucky The COVID-19 pandemic made for a tumultuous year in Kentucky agriculture, but the state’s agricultural receipts will likely hold steady ... Read more

by Ben Hillyer, Monday, December 7, 2020 1:12 pm


Bowling Green school represents Kentucky in National Christmas Tree display

Kentucky’s representative in the National Christmas Tree display this year is Bowling Green’s Dishman McGinnis Elementary. Art teacher Mary Sansom said her students produced images ... Read more

by Ben Hillyer, Monday, December 7, 2020 12:56 pm


Why is Kentucky’s jail population rising? State nonprofit puts four counties under microscope to find out

The Kentucky Center for Economic Policy is taking a closer look at four counties to get a better understanding of the rising incarceration rates in ... Read more

by Ben Hillyer, Tuesday, October 1, 2019 10:07 am


University of Kentucky police investigate rape on campus

University of Kentucky police say they're investigating a rape that happened in a campus dorm. Read more

by Ben Hillyer, Tuesday, October 1, 2019 9:48 am

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