The Centers for Disease Control's Wednesday update on the romaine lettuce E. coli outbreak says the sick count has added 18 people since Friday, for a total of 53 in 16 states. And there's a high hospitalization rate.
Jamie Steffen, a private pole vaulting coach based in Lexington, has been banned from official USA Track and Field events for alleged sexual misconduct. Ray Sabbatine, owner of Kentucky Elite Athletics in Shelbyville, Kentucky, fired Steffen.
At Machmer Hall Farm in Paris, Ky., a mare named Maizelle adopted a two-day old colt, whose sire is Animal Kingdom and mother rejected him from birth. Maizelle lost her foal after post-delivery complications.
The downtown CentrePointe project has been renamed to City Center during its "topping-off" ceremony with attendees signing the last steel beam that was later lifted to the top of one of the new structures.