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Barrett concerned about public perception of Supreme Court

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Supreme Court Justice Amy Coney Barrett expressed concerns Sunday that the public may increasingly see the court as a partisan institution. Justices must be “...

Rural Kentucky health officials press on, one shot at a time

TAYLORSVILLE, Ky. (AP) — John Rogers waited months after becoming eligible for the COVID-19 vaccine. It was only after talking with friends that the 66-year-old retiree from rural Spencer County, Kent...

Kentucky to allow college athletes to earn off likeness

FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky's governor signed an order Thursday allowing the state's college athletes — including players on the nationally renowned Kentucky and Louisville men's basketball teams —...

Kentucky limits no-knock warrants after Breonna Taylor death

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky Gov. Andy Beshear signed a partial ban on no-knock warrants Friday after months of demonstrations set off by the fatal shooting of Breonna Taylor in her home during a b...

McConnell urges fellow Republicans to get COVID-19 vaccines

LOUISVILLE, Ky (AP) — Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell urged his fellow Republicans to be vaccinated against COVID-19 during a visit to a western Kentucky hospital Thursday. “...

Breonna Taylor's death: A push to limit no-knock warrants

FRANKFORT, Ky (AP) — Kentucky’s lawmakers passed a partial ban on no-knock warrants Tuesday, more than a year after the death of Breonna Taylor during a police raid on the Black woman's home. ...

Kentucky bill curbs governor's choice to fill Senate vacancy

FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Sen. Mitch McConnell secured a victory from his home state legislature on Monday when Republican lawmakers stripped Kentucky's Democratic governor of his independent power to tem...

Kentucky bill criminalizing taunts against police stalls

FRANKFORT, Ky (AP) — A bill that would make it a crime to taunt a police officer in Kentucky has stalled in the state's House of Representatives and appears unlikely to pass, but the fate of a proposa...

Kentucky House passes new rules for filling Senate vacancies

FRANKFORT, Ky (AP) — Kentucky lawmakers passed a bill Tuesday that would remove Democratic Gov. Andy Beshear’s ability to appoint a member of his own party to fill a vacancy in the U.S. Senate if one ...

Kentucky Senate votes to make it a crime to taunt police

FRANKFORT, Ky (AP) — It could become a crime to taunt a police officer in Kentucky, under a bill that passed the state Senate on Thursday. The measure was filed months after Louisvil...

Kentucky House to vote on bill limiting no-knock warrants

FRANKFORT, Ky (AP) — After lawmakers rejected a statewide ban on no-knock warrants, a Kentucky state House committee advanced a version Wednesday that limits the practice but stops short of a sweeping...

Former Kentucky unemployment official found dead at age 39

LOUISVILLE, Ky (AP) — The former director of Kentucky's unemployment office, who was fired last year because of problems in the program, has died. Muncie McNamara was 39. An obituary...

Kentucky Senate passes bill to restrict no-knock warrants

FRANKFORT, Ky (AP) — A bill that would limit the use of “no-knock” warrants passed the Kentucky Senate unanimously Thursday, the latest effort to reform law enforcement tactics after police fatally sh...

Kentucky Senate GOP leader files no-knock warrant bill

LOUISVILLE, Ky (AP) — One of Kentucky's top GOP lawmakers has filed legislation to ban some no-knock warrants nearly a year after the death of Breonna Taylor, a Black woman who was shot in her home mu...

Hardships mount in Kentucky as COVID-19 relief talks drag on

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Paula and Anthony Hunter spun off their catering service into a restaurant serving Italian food with a “touch of soul” right before the coronavirus hit. Soon, both Louisville bu...