Federal coronavirus response dominates Kentucky Senate race

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell's prominent role in the federal response to the coronavirus pandemic has become Topic A in his bitter campaign against Democratic challeng...

Kentucky high court blocks efforts to suspend COVID-19 rules

FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky’s highest court on Friday put a temporary stop to efforts by a top Republican to rein in the Democratic governor’s ability to control the coronavirus outbreak with restr...

McGrath outpaces McConnell in fundraising for Senate seat

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Democratic challenger Amy McGrath continued her blistering fundraising pace in the spring, outdistancing Republican Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell for another quarter in...

Kentucky Governor's Mansion to get fence after protest

FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — A fence will go up around the Kentucky Governor's Mansion in response to a spring demonstration where armed protesters gathered outside the home and then hanged Gov. Andy Beshear...

Booker reaches out to unite Democrats against McConnell

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Looking to flex his newfound influence among Kentucky Democrats after his Senate campaign fell just short, Charles Booker reached out Thursday to unite behind Amy McGrath's uphi...

McGrath raises Russia bounty issue in Kentucky Senate race

LOUISVILLE, Ky (AP) — Taking the offensive after her narrow primary win, Democratic Senate nominee Amy McGrath challenged Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell to disclose what he knows about intelli...

Democratic Senate primary reaches finish line in Kentucky

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — After a weeklong wait, Kentucky Democrats prepared to find out Tuesday whether Charles Booker or Amy McGrath will get the party's nomination to challenge Republican Senate Major...

Senate Democratic primary heads to finish line in Kentucky

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — One of Kentucky's most unpredictable political races in years is headed toward the wire Tuesday, but it's taking a full week after the June 23 primary to sort out a possible pho...

Diageo goes green with carbon neutral distillery in Kentucky

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Spirits giant Diageo announced Monday that it's going green with its newest whiskey-making venture in the Bluegrass State. Its distillery being built at Lebano...

Advocates, experts warn against polling place reductions

LOUISVILLE, Kentucky (AP) — With only one polling place open on election day this week in Louisville, Kentucky, voting went relatively smoothly compared with other recent primaries held amid the globa...

Booker leads McGrath but most Kentucky votes not yet counted

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Progressive candidate Charles Booker pulled ahead of Amy McGrath on Thursday in his bid for an upset in Kentucky's Democratic U.S. Senate primary, but most votes had yet to be c...

Kentucky Democrats begin wait for Senate election results

FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky's Democratic Senate primary went into overtime Wednesday as the candidates anxiously awaited the counting of absentee ballots to determine who will advance to challenge ...

Braidy Industries hires new CEO to oversee mill project

FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — An aluminum company planning to build a $1.7 billion plant in Appalachia has hired a longtime metals industry executive as its CEO as it tries to complete financing for the massi...

Tariffs hit American whiskey producers hard in Europe

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — American whiskey distillers have watched more than $300 million in export revenues evaporate in the two years since becoming entangled in a trade dispute between the Trump admin...

Officer involved in Breonna Taylor shooting to be fired

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Louisville's mayor said Friday that one of three police officers involved in the fatal shooting of Breonna Taylor will be fired. Mayor Greg Fischer said interi...