Monday morning about 9:00, as Grayson County Sheriff Rick Clemons and Grayson County Jailer Jason Woosley were traveling to Caneyville to search for Detention Center escapee Elizabeth Woosley ... (MORE)
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — The head of the Kentucky State Police and a lieutenant colonel in the agency are back after a two-day, 30-mile hike across the Grand Canyon, all to honor troopers who served and those who died. State Police Commissioner Rodney ...(MORE)
LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — The top elected official in an Appalachian county devastated by a 2012 tornado has pleaded guilty to a federal fraud charge stemming from a scheme to steer work to a construction contractor in exchange for hefty kickbacks. Mor ...(MORE)
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — The Kentucky Board of Education has decided to keep control of the Breathitt County school district for up to three more years. Media report the unanimous decision came Tuesday after a nine-hour hearing in Frankfort. Attorney ...(MORE)
YORK TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) — Toyota Motor Corp. says it's expanding its technical center in Michigan and moving 250 jobs from Kentucky. The automaker's expansion in Washtenaw County's York Township near Ann Arbor comes as a result of a $ ...(MORE)
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Gaza cease-fire holds as sides weigh gains
JERUSALEM (AP) - An open-ended cease-fire between Israel and Palestinian militants in the Gaza Strip was holding Wednesday, as many people on both sides of the conflict wondered what was gained during 50 days of fighting. The Gaza war - the third round of fighting since the Islamic militant group Hamas seized power in 2007 - left more than 2,200 people dead, caused widespread destruction in the densely populated coastal territory and paralyzed large parts of southern Israel during much of t...
AP source: American militant said killed in Syria
NEW HOPE, Minn. (AP) - An American man believed to have been killed in Syria was there to fight alongside an extremist militant group, most likely the Islamic State, a U.S. official said Tuesday. Investigators were aware that Douglas McAuthur McCain was in the country to fight with the militant group, but they did not yet have his body and were still trying to verify information about his death, said the official, who was not authorized to discuss by name an ongoing investigation and spoke ...
Sources: US considering new relief mission in Iraq
WASHINGTON (AP) - The Obama administration is considering launching a humanitarian relief operation for Shiite Turkmen in northern Iraq who have been under siege for weeks by Islamic State militants, U.S. defense officials said Wednesday. The mission, if it went forward, would be the second recent U.S. military humanitarian intervention in Iraq. U.S. cargo planes dropped tons of food and water to displaced Yazidis on Mount Sinjar in northern Iraq earlier this month, supported by U.S. airstr...
Malaysia Airlines set for shakeup after disasters
HONG KONG (AP) - Malaysia is preparing to unveil the latest overhaul of its beleaguered state-owned airline, which is reeling from twin disasters months apart that killed hundreds of passengers. Khazanah Nasional, the state investment company that owns 69 percent of Malaysia Airlines, said in early August it will announce details of the overhaul by the end of this month. Malaysian news reports said the announcement will come Friday....