MURRAY, Ky. (AP) — Murray State University is accepting applications from students who want to participate in a program that would allow them to earn both a bachelor's degree and a law degree in six years.

FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — A nearly decadelong effort to build a military veterans' nursing home in south central Kentucky reached another milestone Tuesday when Gov. Andy Beshear signed legislation to provide $2.5 million to fund design and preconstruction costs.

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FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky Gov. Andy Beshear urged churches on Wednesday to cancel worship services this week as part of his recommendation that people avoid large gatherings to help prevent spread of the new coronavirus.

OWENSBORO, Ky. (AP) — Long before David Moore became part of the family car business, he learned what it took to raise cattle and operate a large farm.

FRANKFORT – A backdoor addition to a revenue bill that changes the way legal notices for local government audits and bids are brought to the public’s attention has caught Kentucky newspapers off guard.

FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Gov. Andy Beshear announced a new effort to help Kentucky residents determine if they are among the nonviolent felons now qualified to vote based on an order he signed at the start of his term.

FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Republicans claimed a rural Kentucky House seat long held by Democratic stalwart Rocky Adkins as the political parties split a pair of special legislative elections on Tuesday.

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — The top teams in the Kentucky Associated Press high school basketball polls, with first-place votes, records, total points and previous rankings:

FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — A Kentucky legislative panel gave initial approval Wednesday to a proposed constitutional amendment to put limits on a governor's power to grant pardons or commute sentences.

FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — A key Kentucky lawmaker previewed an effort to make changes to a criminal justice system he said is “out of kilter," reflecting a growing resolve among some Republicans and Democrats to grapple with surging inmate populations.

FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Calling Kentucky's pretrial release system “badly broken," a state agency has asked the state Supreme Court to set “clear constitutional rules" to fix the process used to collect bail money from the accused.

FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky's Department of Agriculture will continue operating its hemp program as a research pilot program for another year before transitioning to a commercial program, the agency said.

FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — A bill to legalize sports betting in Kentucky picked up bipartisan momentum Wednesday when a House committee voted unanimously to advance the measure that one estimate says would bring in about $22.5 million a year in new taxes.

FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky's new Republican attorney general submitted the paperwork Thursday to put President Donald Trump's name on the ballot in Kentucky — a state the president easily carried in 2016 and where he looms as an overwhelming favorite in this year's election.

NEW YORK (AP) — CNN has settled a lawsuit with a Kentucky teen who claimed media organizations falsely labeled him as a racist following a well-publicized encounter with a Native American last year at the Lincoln Memorial in Washington.

FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — A bill aimed at requiring Kentuckians to present photo identification in order to vote won a quick endorsement Wednesday from the state's chief election official.

ASHLAND, Ky. -- Boyd County and its insurance carrier have reached a $1.75 million civil settlement with the estate of an inmate who state prosecutors said died at the county jail of internal bleeding from blunt force trauma caused by corrections officers.

Bishop Woods, a Murray State defensive lineman, and his fiancee, Caitlin Myers, were looking for someone to marry them and, when Racers offensive line coach Brian Hamilton mentioned to Woods that he happens to be an ordained minister, the time - a Tuesday afternoon - and the place - the 50-yard line at Roy Stewart Stadium - were perfect. 

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