Kentucky News

Mystery Odor Sickens 55 Students

Posted On April 01, 2015

(Louisville, KY) -- Louisville Metro Police are looking for the source of a mystery odor that made dozens of students and teachers sick. It happened yesterday afternoon at Western High School, when a few students complaining about the foul smell started getting sick. As many as 55 students and teachers were affected by the smell.…

Kentucky Remains Exempt From School Law

Posted On April 01, 2015

(Washington, DC) -- Kentucky is among five states that will remain exempt from important sections of the federal No Child Left Behind Act. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan said yesterday new waivers for Kentucky and the other states were approved under a fast-tracked process because of their reform efforts. Besides Virginia, the new round of…

Clinton Trails Paul In Pennsylvania

Posted On April 01, 2015

(Washington, DC) -- Hillary Clinton's strong poll numbers are slipping in some key swing states. A new Quinnipiac poll finds Clinton trails Kentucky Republican Senator Rand Paul in Pennsylvania, 45-44, but leads Paul in Ohio by a margin of 46-41. Democrat Clinton is also trailing Republican Jeb Bush in Florida, 45-42 percent.

Small Forest Fire Investigated As Arson

Posted On March 31, 2015

(Estill County, KY) -- A small forest fire is now being investigated as a case of arson. Flames erupted Sunday in Estill County and burned about five acres before being contained. No damages or injuries were reported. Very few people live in the area, increasing investigators' suspicions of arson.

Poll: More GOP Voters Would Consider Rand Paul

Posted On March 31, 2015

(Undated) -- Nearly 40-percent of Republican voters would consider voting for Kentucky Senator Rand Paul in the upcoming presidential election. That's according to a new CBS News poll. It found that 39-percent of GOP voters would cast heir ballots for Paul in 2016. That's a big jump from February, when only 30-percent those polled said…