RICHMOND — A London man was arrested on a first-degree robbery charge in Richmond on Tuesday.
FRANKFORT, Ky. - Senate President Robert Stivers’ (R-Manchester) bill that would allow the City of Corbin to annex into southern Laurel County is moving to the Senate Floor for vote, after it was passed out of the Standing Committee on State and Local Government Friday afternoon by a vote of 8-2.
LAUREL COUNTY — A London man was arrested Friday after it was reported a woman had a miscarriage caused by being severely beaten by the man.
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky has more than 400 COVID-19 vaccination sites after adding 119 new sites this week, Gov. Andy Beshear said Thursday.
CORBIN – Baptist Health has reached a major milestone -- administering more than 100,000 COVID-19 doses (and counting) to patients in Kentucky and Southern Indiana. Baptist Health Corbin is responsible for giving 15,725 of those shots.
CORBIN — Babies born at Baptist Health Corbin during the month of February receive a made-with-love red hat from our volunteers. This red hat is a symbol, reminding our new moms and all women to guard their hearts by making healthy choices. Heart disease is the leading cause of death for wom…
LONDON — A shooting that occurred in Laurel County early Wednesday morning is being investigated by Laurel County Sheriff's Office.
RICHMOND — Officials with the Richmond Police Department confirmed Wednesday that two officers have received disciplinary action after it was alleged they were engaging in sexual activity while on duty.
FRANKFORT, Ky. (KT) – The amount of COVID-19 vaccine coming to Kentucky is getting a boost, Gov. Andy Beshear said during a Tuesday press briefing and he is also recommending an increase of in-person classes at schools.
MOUNT STERLING, Ky. (AP) — A Kentucky parent has filed a lawsuit against the Kentucky High School Athletic Association over a policy on when student athletes can return to competition after testing positive for COVID-19.
ASHLAND, Ky. (KT) – A portion of eastern Kentucky remains in the dark from back-to-back ice storms with Kentucky Power reporting 11,500 still waiting for power to be restored.
LEXINGTON, Ky. – In a 2018 survey, about 16% of Kentucky students said they had considered ending their own life. During the pandemic, healthcare providers have seen an increase in psychiatric disorders and suicidal thoughts and behaviors in children as young as elementary school age. The in…
FRANKFORT, Ky. (KT) – Sunday saw another drop in new COVID-19 cases, deaths, and the positivity rate, according to figures released by Gov. Andy Beshear’s office.
FRANKFORT, Ky. (KT) - While many businesses, schools and government agencies in the state closed one or more days this week due to snow and ice storms, there is one group that does not get snow days: Kentucky livestock producers.
FRANKFORT, Ky. (KT) - Gov. Andy Beshear said on Wednesday that Kentucky continues to hold its progress against COVID-19, but it is too early to relax precautions. He also visited one of the winter storm-ravaged areas of the state.
LONDON — Fourteen games into the 2021 season, and it’s already been one heck of a ride for North Laurel sophomore Reed Sheppard. And while Sheppard has been drawing statewide and even nationwide attention, he wants to keep the focus on his team’s success.
FRANKFORT, Ky. (KT) – While new cases and deaths attributable to COVID-19 both rose on Tuesday, Gov. Andy Beshear says the numbers are still trending lower. He also announced an increase in vaccine is coming.
FRANKFORT— The struggles and challenges that dominated news headlines over the past year now serve as the inspiration for this year’s Black History Celebration.
FRANKFORT, Ky. - Farmers can earn extra money and support Kentucky’s hunting heritage by participating in the Cooperative Dove Field Program offered by the Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources. The program leases privately owned and managed fields for public dove hunting in the fall. En…
Forty percent of America's rural hospitals are struggling to stay open, and 16 of them are in Kentucky, according to an analysis by the Center for Healthcare Quality and Payment Reform.
FRANKFORT, Ky. - Amid the worldwide pandemic, hunters in Kentucky turned to the woods and fields during the annual deer season to lift their spirits and produced another top-five total deer harvest.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell will vote to acquit Donald Trump in the former president's impeachment trial.
FRANKFORT, Ky. (KT) – Gov. Andy Beshear on Friday pointed to more good trends in the COVID-19 pandemic in Kentucky, while deaths remain high due to the post-holiday surge in cases.
FRANKFORT— The Kentucky House of Representatives took up a high-profile issue on Thursday when members approved a bill on historical horse racing machines.
FRANKFORT, Ky. (KT) – A proposed pro-life constitutional amendment passed its first legislative hurdle on Thursday, winning passage from a House committee.
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — A petition seeking the removal of a state lawmaker from office was dismissed Thursday night after a House panel was told that impeachment doesn't apply to legislators under the state's constitution.
FRANKFORT, Ky. (KT) – Legislation to keep historic horse racing centers in business passed the Kentucky House on Thursday, but not until after nearly three hours of debate.
MANCHESTER, Ky. – The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet (KYTC) District 11 highway crews are ready to respond to the forecasted winter storm expected to impact the District 11 counties with freezing rain, snow and ice.
FRANKFORT, Ky. (KT) – Legislation that would allow historical horse racing in Kentucky won passage in a House committee on Wednesday, just one day after the full Senate gave its approval.
FRANKFORT, Ky. (KT) – A bill to legalize slots-like historic horse racing machines in Kentucky passed the state Senate 22-15 on Tuesday with bipartisan support.
FRANKFORT, Ky. – The Tri-County continues to see unemployment rates rise as does 111 other Kentucky counties between December 2019 and December 2020, according to the Kentucky Center for Statistics (KYSTATS), an agency of the Kentucky Education and Workforce Development Cabinet.
LONDON — A Corbin man, John Helton, was sentenced to 22 years in federal prison on Tuesday, by U.S. District Judge Claria Horn Boom, after previously being convicted of armed methamphetamine trafficking and possession of a firearm by a convicted felon.
The Senate impeachment trial of former President Trump continues with the start of opening arguments from House Republican impeachment managers, and Donald Trump’s defense team.
More than one in three Kentucky young people in a recent survey said electronic cigarette use had increased among youth during the pandemic, and 14 percent said e-cigarettes are safer than traditional cigarettes. They also overwhelming supported local tobacco control policies.
The University of Kentucky is helping prediabetic Kentuckians prevent or delay developing type 2 diabetes through a collaboration between the UK Cooperative Extension Service and UK HealthCare’s Barnstable Brown Diabetes Center.
FRANKFORT, Ky. (KT) – Another big drop in new cases of COVID-19, deaths, and the state’s positivity rate, was the highlight of Sunday’s daily numbers from Kentucky public health officials.
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (KT) -- State legislators continue to deal with gambling on historic horse racing in Kentucky, but passing legislation is anything but a sure bet during the 2021 General Assembly session.
FRANKFORT, Ky. (KT) - Gov. Andy Beshear won a partial first-round victory on Wednesday in his lawsuit to have three bills passed by the General Assembly over his veto declared unconstitutional.
FRANKFORT, Ky. (KT) - Lawmakers returned from their recess on Tuesday with the main action being an override of all six vetoes by Gov. Andy Beshear, which in turn prompted a lawsuit against three of the bills.
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Impeachment fever has struck Kentucky, where grievances over coronavirus restrictions and the outcome of the Breonna Taylor death investigation have spurred petitions to oust both the governor and the attorney general.
LEXINGTON, Ky. – The Kentucky men’s basketball program has been put on a 48-hour pause, including the cancellation of Saturday’s game vs. Texas, due to a combination of positive testing, contact tracing and subsequent quarantining of individuals within the program. The decision is consistent…
FRANKFORT, Ky. (KT) - Gov. Andy Beshear announced on Monday that up to $38 million is available to local governments to help Kentuckians with overdue utility bills in their jurisdiction.
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He is survived by his brother Michael L. Cooper of Louisville, uncle-in-law Paul Frey of Indianapolis, uncle Donald B. Shelton of Lexington, and uncle and aunt, Tom and Sharon Shelton, of Williamsburg. No service.
Mae Alsip, age 88, of Corbin, passed away on Saturday February 6, 2021 at the Heritage in Corbin. She was born in Whitley County, KY a daughter of the late Bird and Lula Rogers Bunch. Mae loved her grandchildren and great-grandchildren and she was a member of the Whipporwwill Pentecostal Chu…
- Officer identified in fatal shooting of 19-year-old
- UPDATE: Hypothermia determined as cause of death for two found dead in Laurel
- Report says 16 rural Kentucky hospitals are at risk of closing; provides 2017-18 financial data for hospitals, 2019 for most
- Stivers introduces bill that would allow cities to annex into third county, putting southern Laurel exit annexation into question
- Local lawyer plans to open art gallery in Corbin
- OBITUARY: Retired Corbin Police Dept. K-9 Jett passes away
- Officer in fatal shooting officially identified, more details released
- Corbin man arrested after reportedly shooting into floor next to girlfriend
- Protestors demand justice for man fatally shot by police officer
- Richmond Police Department officer disciplined, another resigns after violations