Kentucky

Benson Bell, executive director for Consumer and Environmental Protection, left, and Adam Watson, program coordinator, weigh a bag of hemp seed Friday, May 23, 2014 at the Kentucky Department of Agriculture in Frankfort. (AP Photo/The Courier-Journal, James Crisp)

Ky. agriculture officials receive hemp shipment

FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Tiny hemp seeds that produced a drawn-out legal fight were freed from confinement and delivered Friday to Kentucky’s Agriculture Department for experimental plantings, marking a limited comeback for the non-intoxicating cousin […]

05/23/2014

Kentucky State Fire investigators work at the scene of early morning house fire in Depoy, Ky. Thursday Jan. 30, 2014. (AP Photo/Timothy D. Easley)

Child who survived deadly Ky. fire recuperating

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — A girl who escaped a western Kentucky house fire that killed her mother and eight siblings is recuperating from burns and communicating with her hospital nurses, a family friend said Friday. […]

01/31/2014

Kentucky State Fire investigators work at the scene of early morning house fire in Depoy, Ky. Thursday Jan. 30, 2014. (AP Photo/Timothy D. Easley)

9 family members killed in Ky. house fire

GREENVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Eight children and their mother were killed in an early morning house fire in western Kentucky on Thursday, with only the injured father and an 11-year-old girl escaping, Kentucky State Police […]

01/30/2014

Certified industrial hygienist Gary Siebenschuh, left, and assistant Courtney Van Stolk preparing to enter a house that was once used as a clandestine methamphetamine lab in Memphis, Tenn. (AP Photo/Adrian Sainz).

Cleaning up homes with meth labs growing industry

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — A tall man and a slender woman wiggled into their white hazardous materials suits, putting on protective masks and gloves before venturing into the dark, two-story home where police say a […]

12/27/2013

Senate Minority Leader Sen. Mitch McConnell, R-Ky. walks on Capitol Hill in Washington. (AP Photo/ Evan Vucci, File)

McConnell wins praise from some in Kentucky

FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — In the midst of a double-barreled re-election fight, Mitch McConnell is earning praise back home from some unlikely corners for brokering the deal that ended the partial government shutdown and averted […]

10/23/2013

This photo provided by London, KY Sheriff's office shows Ernest Chris Chumbley of London, Ky.  Chumbley, 48, was charged Wednesday, Aug. 28, 2013, with murdering his wife but said he was only complying with her request to end her suffering from cancer.  (AP Photo/London, KY Sheriff's office)

Man tells 911 he killed cancer-stricken wife

LONDON, Ky. (AP) — A Kentucky man called 911 just minutes after killing his wife, sobbing and confessing to a dispatcher that he fatally shot the cancer-stricken woman, and asking to take a last look […]

08/29/2013

Members of the FBI evidence response team carry out the front screen door from a house where 3 missing women; Amanda Berry, Gina DeJesus, and Michelle Knight where found alive in Cleveland, Ohio. (AP Photo)

Ariel Castro’s house to be demolished this week

CLEVELAND (AP) — The Cleveland house where three women were imprisoned and raped for about a decade will be torn down this week. The electricity was turned off at Ariel Castro’s home on Seymour Avenue on […]

08/06/2013

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Why bad news makes the stock market happy

NEW YORK (AP) — For now, bad news is good for the stock market. Investors judged that the latest weak economic reports will make it more likely that the Federal Reserve will continue to stimulate […]

06/03/2013

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Ky. man admits to secretly recording McConnell

  FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — A Kentucky man has admitted to secretly recording a private campaign meeting between Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell and his aides earlier this year. Curtis Morrison of Louisville made the […]

05/31/2013

5-year-old boy shoots 2-year-old sister in Ky.

BURKESVILLE, Ky. (AP) — A 5-year-old boy accidentally shot his 2-year-old sister to death in rural southern Kentucky with a rifle he had received as a gift last year, authorities said. The children’s mother was […]

05/01/2013

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