Kentucky News

McConnell, Grimes Televised Debate Tonight

Posted On October 13, 2014

(Frankfort, KY) -- Senator Mitch McConnell and his challenger Alison Lundergan Grimes are preparing for tonight's debate. They will square off at 8 p.m. on "Kentucky Tonight." This will be the only televised debate between the two contenders in the closely watched senate race. According to the latest Bluegrass Poll, Grimes is leading McConnell 46-percent…

FBI Director Discusses Ellis Murder

Posted On October 10, 2014

(Bardstown, KY) -- The murder of Bardstown Police Officer Jason Ellis is still unsolved, but the head of the FBI says agents are not giving up. FBI Director James Comey spoke about the agency's work on the Ellis murder yesterday. Comey says there are no breakthroughs to report, but agents are still working hard on…

Money Stolen From Shelby County Schools

Posted On October 10, 2014

(Shelbyville, KY) -- An audit reveals nearly 600-thousand dollars is missing from Shelby County schools. A former payroll manager was indicted by a grand jury on eight counts of theft during a seven-year period. Recommendations are being made to reduce the risk of fraudulent schemes in the future.

Former Teacher Guilty Of Sex Crime

Posted On October 10, 2014

(Louisville, KY) -- A former Jefferson County Public Schools teacher is guilty of rape. Casey Kays was convicted by a jury yesterday for sexually assaulting a 15-year-old girl. Jurors will decide on his sentence during a penalty phase today.

Drones Could Be Agriculture Money-Maker

Posted On October 10, 2014

(Frankford, KY) -- Drones could be a big money-maker over the fields of agriculture. A spokeswoman at the University of Kentucky reports unmanned aircraft will provide 13-billion dollars to the U.S. More than 350-million could go into the Bluegrass treasure chest from agriculture production.