A Kentucky woman playing Pokemon Go in a Covington park found Homer Howard, an 83-year-old Ohio man who had wondered away from his home 24 hours before. Howard was returned to his family on Friday night after Allison Hines approached him in the park and discovered Howard did not know he was in Kentucky.
Unemployment in Kentucky is at the lowest rate ever recorded in the 42 years since the federal Bureau of Labor Statistics began providing the data. The Kentucky Education and Workforce Development Cabinet said the state's seasonally adjusted unemployment in March was 4 percent, down from 5.2 percent a year earlier.
Bell County Forestry Service inmates cleaning up a dump site in the Hinkle community of Knox County found the body of a murder victim Friday, Kentucky State Police said. The victim was identified as Michael Sowders, 32, of Barbourville.
Pat Day is standing on hallowed ground at Churchill Downs on a recent Monday night, but it isn't the Winner's Circle he knows so well nor the finish line he has crossed so many times with no one in front of him.
Kentucky's acting public health commissioner on Friday issued a statement saying that "it IS safe to travel to Kentucky and it IS safe to attend the Kentucky Derby." A day earlier, the Indiana State Department of Health urged Indiana residents to get vaccinated for hepatitis A if they plan to travel to Kentucky.
To help counter criticism that Trump's polarizing nominee for CIA chief was the "head cheerleader of waterboarding," the agency is touting her personal interests, including a love of University of Kentucky basketball.
A private pole vaulting coach based in Lexington who has worked with high school and college students in at least two states has been banned from official USA Track and Field events for alleged sexual misconduct. The ruling on Jamie Steffen, 40, is one of the first made by the U.S. Center for SafeSport.
William Wheeler arrived at the University of Pikeville from his home just north of New York City with school work on his mind. Now he’s the president of the university’s Black Student Union, working to promote diversity and a better understanding of race in Eastern Kentucky.
Former Kentucky House Speaker Jeff Hoover was required to admit that he violated the Legislative Ethics Code after he agreed to a settlement offered by the Legislative Ethics Commission Tuesday, April 20, 2018.