The Glasgow Police Department headquarters and surrounding areas were evacuated Monday afternoon after a “suspicious item” was discovered on the roof of the police department building located on South Broadway. (MORE)
LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — Alison Lundergan Grimes will run for re-election as Kentucky secretary of state, ending months of speculation about the former Democratic nominee for the U.S. Senate's political plans for 2015. The decision likely clears t ...(MORE)
LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — Former state lawmaker Steve Nunn has lost his bid to withdraw his guilty plea in the 2009 shooting death of his ex-fiancee. The Lexington Herald-Leader (http://bit.ly/1yJaKFg ) reports Fayette County Circuit Judge Pamela Goodw ...(MORE)
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — More than $19 million has been awarded to help homeless housing and service programs in Kentucky. U.S. Housing and Urban Development announced the grants this week. A total of $1.8 billion was awarded nationwide. The funds w ...(MORE)
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — West Virginia is abandoning a plan to house some inmates in Kentucky. The state had considered the transfer of up to 400 inmates. The felony offenders would have received educational and other programs required for parole e ...(MORE)
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`Wicked storm': Blizzard drops 2 feet of snow on New England
BOSTON (AP) - Its winds howling at more than 70 mph, the Blizzard of 2015 slammed Boston and surrounding parts of New England on Tuesday with none of the mercy it unexpectedly showed New York City, piling up more than 2 feet of snow. The storm punched out a 40-to-50-foot section of a seawall in Marshfield, Massachusetts, badly damaging a vacant home. In Newport, Rhode Island, it toppled a 110-foot replica of a Revolutionary War sailing vessel in dry dock, breaking its mast and puncturing it...
AP PHOTOS: Snowstorm pounds Northeast _ most of it, anyway
Arriving with warnings of "potentially historic" snowfall, Tuesday's snowstorm managed to deliver on that promise in New England, but dealt only a glancing blow of less than 10 inches in New York City and a whimper of 1.2 inches in Philadelphia. Still, scenes of white-washed, deserted landscapes emerged throughout the Northeast after cautious officials preemptively ordered travel bans and states of emergency....
Gunmen storm Libya hotel, killing American, 9 others
TRIPOLI, Libya (AP) - In the latest sign of Libya's descent into chaos, gunmen stormed a luxury hotel used by diplomats and businessmen in the capital on Tuesday, killing 10 people, including an American, a French citizen and three people from Asia. Two attackers were killed following an hourslong standoff that included a car bomb that exploded in the parking lot of the seaside Corinthia Hotel. It was unclear if other gunmen were involved in the attack, which also killed five Libyan guards....