Kentucky News

KY Remains Under State Of Emergency

Posted On April 06, 2015

(Frankfort, KY) -- Kentucky remains under a State of Emergency. Governor Steve Beshear announced the declaration after severe weather left many streets looking like rivers. Classes were canceled in some areas Friday due to the deep water threat while roads in some spots were virtually gone. The declaration frees up state money and resources to…

Most GE Workers Stay Home After Fire

Posted On April 06, 2015

(Louisville, KY) -- Hundreds of General Electric workers will be off the job this week because of the fire at Appliance Park in Louisville. GE officials say only employees authorized by their manager will be allowed on the property, including maintenance and business-critical workers. The blaze this past weekend destroyed a storage building at the…

Rand Paul Releases Video, Announcement Expected Tomorrow

Posted On April 06, 2015

(Undated) -- Kentucky Senator Rand Paul is releasing a new video that previews his anticipated presidential campaign announcement tomorrow. The conservative with strong libertarian views is seen as an alternative to the expected Republican mainstream candidates, like former Florida Governor Jeb Bush. In the video, Paul pushed many of his outsider themes that made him…

Wildcat Apologizes For Racial Slur

Posted On April 06, 2015

(Undated) -- A Kentucky basketball player is apologizing for using a racial slur at Saturday night's postgame news conference. Following the Wildcats' 71-64 loss to Wisconsin in the Final Four, Kentucky guard Andrew Harrison uttered an insensitive remark about a Wisconsin player while holding his hand over his mouth, but a microphone picked up the…

Escapees Remain At-Large

Posted On April 06, 2015

(Marshall Co., KY) -- Police are investigating how three inmates were able to walk out over the weekend from the Marshall County Jail in Benton. Travis Bonapfel was convicted on drug charges. Gage Jobe was serving time for receiving stolen property and wanton endangerment. Jeremiah Nicholas was convicted on burglary and drug charges. They're at-large…