On Friday night at approximately 8:33, Kentucky State Police initiated a traffic stop on a 1998 Dodge Dakota truck near the intersection of Hwy 54 and Main Street, in the city limits of Fordsville. (MORE)
MOUNT VERNON, Ky. (AP) — Police say they have arrested a man who found human remains in a remote creek bed in eastern Kentucky. Kentucky State Police spokesman Lloyd Cochran told WKYT-TV (http://bit.ly/1EOxjxa) that Bruce Smith is facing a charge o ...(MORE)
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — The Kentucky Distillers' Association says a support fund has been set up for two workers injured in an explosion and fire at a western Kentucky distillery. The trade association group says the two workers at Silver Trail D ...(MORE)
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — The former chairman of an education foundation and his wife have been sentenced in federal court for embezzling more than $1.1 million from the charity. The U.S. attorney's office said in a news release that U.S. District ...(MORE)
LAGRANGE, Ky. (AP) — Police in central Kentucky are investigating after firefighters called to a car fire found a body inside when the flames were extinguished. Media report the fire was reported early Friday in Oldham County on Kentucky 393. Polic ...(MORE)
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Countries, investors pledge billions for clean energy tech
Government and business leaders are banking on clean energy technology to fight global warming, kicking off this week?s high-stakes climate change negotiations by pledging billions of dollars to research and develop a technical fix to the planet?s climate woes. Microsoft founder and philanthropist Bill Gates, President Barack Obama and French President Francois Hollande will launch a joint initiative on Monday after a diplomatic push in recent weeks ahead of the Paris climate conference. A ...
Key sticking points in UN climate talks
PARIS (AP) - Some 180 countries have already presented plans to cut or rein in their climate-warming greenhouse gas emissions. That's a huge step forward for the U.N. climate talks but a host of difficult issues remain to be resolved before a new climate agreement can be adopted in Paris. Here are some of the most important ones: --- THE FIREWALL The previous climate treaty, the 1997 Kyoto Protocol, divided the world into developed and developing countries and only required the for...
'No more baby parts': Reclusive suspect's words draw focus
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) - Robert Lewis Dear told authorities "no more baby parts" after being arrested for the shooting of a Colorado Planned Parenthood clinic, according to a law enforcement official, part of a rambling statement that investigators are parsing to understand the reasoning behind an assault that left three dead. Colorado Springs police on Sunday said they would not disclose any information on the motive for the attack, a move that guarantees further sp...
Planned Parenthood: Long a lightning rod in US culture wars
NEW YORK (AP) - As a leading defender of abortion rights and comprehensive sex education, Planned Parenthood deals daily with some of America's most contentious issues, and is well accustomed to receiving verbal threats. Some of the organization's supporters say Friday's deadly shooting at its clinic in Colorado Springs shows that the vitriolic rhetoric could be inspiring actual violence. "It is time to stop the demonizing and witch hunts against Planned ...