West Central gas prices continue to fall, as the average price in Kentucky for a gallon of unleaded fuel is $3.35. Nationally, Americans are paying the lowest average price at the pump since March 17, according to AAA.(MORE)
On Sunday night about 9:30, Kentucky State Police Trooper Billy Begley arrested Michael Hunt, Jr., of Beaver Dam, on charges of manufacturing methamphetamine and possession of marijuana, among other charges. Begley received a tip about drug activity in t
The 25th Annual Rex Hurt NolinFest, at the Moutardier Recreation Shelter, located at 1990 Moutardier Road, begins Saturday with the Western Kentucky Car Club presenting its 5th Annual Classic Car show.(MORE)
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — A Jefferson County jury has recommended the death penalty for a Louisville man convicted of raping and killing a woman in 1983. The Courier-Journal reports (http://cjky.it/1tTWzJ0) it is the first time in nearly a decade that ...(MORE)
LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — Weather officials say a tornado touched down in southeastern Kentucky but caused little damage. Forecaster Tony Edwards of the National Weather Service office in Jackson told the Lexington Herald-Leader (http://bit.ly/1uBbXOw ...(MORE)
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky scientists and engineers are collaborating on a project involving research aboard the International Space Station. The University of Louisville says a NASA grant is making possible the joint project with scientists a ...(MORE)
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — A Republican congressman from Kentucky says his wife did not improperly spur him to introduce a bill concerning the possible abuse of Tennessee Walking Horses and there's no basis for an ethics complaint against him. U.S. ...(MORE)
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Full appeals court upholds labels on meat packages
WASHINGTON (AP) - A federal appeals court has upheld new government rules that require labels on packaged steaks, ribs and other cuts of meat to say where the animals were born, raised and slaughtered. The meat industry has attempted to block the rules, saying they are costly to comply with and they provide no health benefits to the consumer....
Israel hits symbols of Hamas rule; scores killed
GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) - Israel on Tuesday unleashed its heaviest bombardment in a 3-week-old war against Hamas, striking symbols of the militant group's control in Gaza and firing tank shells that Palestinian officials said shut down the strip's only power plant. Thick black smoke from the plant's burning fuel tank rose for hours. The station's shutdown further disrupted the supply of electricity and water to the 1.7 million people packed into the narrow Palestinian coastal territory....
House to vote on slimmed-down bill for border
WASHINGTON (AP) - House Republicans unveiled a slimmed-down bill Tuesday to address the immigration crisis on the U.S.-Mexico border by sending in National Guard troops and speeding migrant youths back home. The election-year measure would allow Republicans to say they tried to solve the humanitarian problem in South Texas, even though it stands no chance of becoming law. The bill would cost $659 million through the final two months of this fiscal year, far smaller than the $3.7 billion req...
China: Ex-security czar Zhou under investigation
BEIJING (AP) - China's ruling Communist Party announced an investigation into a feared ex-security chief on Tuesday, demonstrating President Xi Jinping's firm grip on power and breaking a longstanding taboo against publicly targeting the country's topmost leaders. If he goes to trial, Zhou Yongkang would be the highest-level official to be prosecuted since the 1981 treason trial of Mao Zedong's wife and other members of the "Gang of Four," who mercilessly persecuted political opponents duri...