FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — A bill introduced in the Kentucky legislature is aimed at ensuring U.S. Sen. Rand Paul can appear twice on Kentucky's ballot if he runs for president and another Senate term in 2016.<more>
(Rineyville) On March 5, 2014, at approximately 1:58 a.m., the Kentucky State Police Electronic Crime Branch, assisted by units from KSP Post 4 in Elizabethtown, arrested Jessie Speed for charges related to possession and distribution of matter portraying a sex performance by a minor.<more>
PIKEVILLE, Ky. (AP) — An eastern Kentucky woman convicted of killing her husband by poisoning him with antifreeze is set to appear before the parole board later this month. The Appalachian News-Express reported (http://bit.ly/1fJkerM ) that 47-year ...(MORE)
BOWLING GREEN, Ky. (AP) — A southern Kentucky man has entered a not guilty plea to the 1998 slaying of his estranged wife in Bowling Green. The Daily News reported (http://bit.ly/1jUGK02 ) that 44-year-old Leland Neal Jr. entered the plea during a ...(MORE)
NEW ALBANY, Ind. (AP) — A southern Indiana woman who pleaded guilty to murder charges in a Kentucky man's shooting death has been sentenced to 45 years in prison. Thirty-two-year-old Lisa Shuler of New Albany apologized during Wednesday's h ...(MORE)
GOLDEN POND, Ky. (AP) — Ice-covered roads will cause a delay in plans to reopen offices and facilities at Land Between The Lakes on Thursday. Area Supervisor Tina Tilley says facilities may not open to the public at all this week. Tilley says empl ...(MORE)
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Crimea to vote to split from Ukraine, join Russia
SIMFEROPOL, Ukraine (AP) - Ukraine lurched toward breakup Thursday as lawmakers in Crimea unanimously declared they wanted to join Russia and would put the decision to voters in 10 days. President Barack Obama condemned the move and the West answered with the first real sanctions against Russia. Speaking from the White House, Obama said any decisions on the future of Crimea, a pro-Russian area of Ukraine, must include the country's new government....
Obama: West won't let Kremlin carve up Ukraine
WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama ordered the West's first sanctions in response to Russia's military takeover of Crimea on Thursday, declaring his determination not to let the Kremlin carve up Ukraine. He asserted that a hastily scheduled referendum on Crimea seceding and becoming part of Russia would violate international law. European leaders announced their own measures but split over how forcefully to follow America's lead. Obama threatened further steps if Russia persists....
AP Exclusive: Man said to create bitcoin denies it
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Dorian Prentice Satoshi Nakamoto said Thursday that he is not the creator of bitcoin, adding further mystery to the story of how the world's most popular digital currency came to be. The denial came after Newsweek published a 4,500-word cover story claiming Nakamoto is the person who wrote the computer code underpinnings of bitcoin....
Senate blocks change to military sex assault cases
WASHINGTON (AP) - Bowing to the Pentagon, the Senate agreed after impassioned debate Thursday to leave the authority to prosecute rapes and other serious crimes with military commanders in a struggle that highlighted the growing role of women in Congress. The vote was 55-45 in favor of stripping commanders of that authority, but that was short of the 60 necessary to move ahead on the legislation sponsored by Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand. Her bill would have given the decision to take serious cri...