Kentucky News

U-Of-L Among Nation’s Leading Charities

Posted On October 20, 2014

(Louisville, KY) -- The University of Louisville is being ranked among the nation's top charities. The "Chronicle of Philanthropy" ranks U-of-L first in Kentucky and 174th nationally with more than 123-million-dollars in private gifts last year. The magazine's "Philanthropy 400" report shows it was a 68-percent increase over the year before.

Ankle Bracelet Of Missing Suspect Found

Posted On October 20, 2014

(Laurel County, KY) -- Authorities in Laurel County say they've found an ankle monitor belonging to a suspect in a hit-and-run accident. WLEX-TV reports 47-year-old Terry Mullins is accused of driving drunk and hitting 17-year-old R.J. Warren as the teen was riding his bike last month. Mullins was on home confinement when he apparently fled…

Kentucky Senate Candidates On Opposite Ends Of The State

Posted On October 20, 2014

(Undated) -- Kentucky's Senate candidates are stumping in the Bluegrass State today. Senator Mitch McConnell is on the campaign trail in Laurel County, where he visited Salem Tool. Alison Lundergan Grimes, meanwhile, is in the Louisville area, talking senior citizens' issues as part of her "Grannies for Grimes" tour.

Lexington Holds Ebola Drill

Posted On October 20, 2014

(Lexington, KY) -- They're ready for an Ebola outbreak in Lexington. The city's fire department held a drill today to make sure they can handle a patient with an infectious diseases, like Ebola. The hour-long drill included decontamination procedures for emergency workers removing their protective gear.

Gas Prices Keep Falling

Posted On October 20, 2014

(Undated) -- Gas prices are below three-dollars a gallon in some parts of Kentucky. LouisvilleGasPrices.com reports the average price of self-serve regular is down a whopping 22-cents a gallon to three-dollars-six-cents a gallon. Drivers are finding the lowest pump prices in Radcliff and Bardstown, at two-dollars-75-cents a gallon or less.