Posted: 5:15 PM Kentucky officials are giving no reason for the dismissal of a commissioner who oversees services for people with mental illness and disabilities.
Posted: 5:01 PM Gov. Steve Beshear is expected to meet next week with House Speaker Greg Stumbo and Senate President Robert Stivers to try to work on a plan to resolve legislative redistricting.
Updated: 1:38 PM A regional ethics panel has decided to hold a hearing on an accusation against an eastern Kentucky sheriff.
Updated: 12:42 PM Education Secretary Arne Duncan would see his authority greatly cut and governors would have final say over their schools under Republican-sponsored legislation.
Updated: 10:03 AM A cybercrimes unit created by Kentucky Attorney General Jack Conway five years ago has announced a 100 percent conviction rate in child porn cases that it has been involved in.
Posted: 9:10 AM Attorney General Jack Conway has landed a plum assignment as emcee of the annual Wendell Ford Dinner, a Democratic bash set for Thursday evening in Louisville.
Updated: 11:05 AM Two more churches in central Kentucky say they are cutting ties with the Boy Scouts of America over the organization's decision to allow gay youth.
Updated: 8:32 AM A Kentucky Educational Television host will emcee political speeches at this year's Fancy Farm picnic on Aug. 3 in western Kentucky.
Posted: 5:02 PM People who fall behind on their income taxes in Kentucky are subject to losing state licenses to drive, practice law, even cut hair.
Posted: 3:34 PM Anglers who caught the attention of federal lawmakers have preserved access to fishing below dams on the Cumberland River in Kentucky and Tennessee.
Updated: 5:15 PM The U.S. Supreme Court has agreed to take up a case over Lexmark International's patent on microchips inside its printers.
Updated: 11:18 AM Kentucky judicial officials are moving to suspend a senior judge over allegations of misbehavior during two hearings, including an appeal from a death row inmate.
Updated: 10:38 AM A Kentucky man has admitted to secretly recording a private campaign meeting between Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell and his aides earlier this year.
Posted: 1:15 PM Gov. Steve Beshear and some 50 Kentucky business leaders will travel to Canada next week on a trade mission.
Posted: 10:22 AM The Clark County school board has returned to a controversial facilities plan after receiving a warning from state officials.
Posted: 10:18 AM The race for a House seat representing Kentucky 56th District is getting pricey.
Posted: 8:09 AM College students are joining President Barack Obama at the White House today as he calls on Congress to keep federally subsidized student loan rates from doubling on July 1.
Posted: 7:41 AM Kentucky Democrats, still working on finding a challenger to U.S. Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell, will meet next Thursday in Louisville at the annual Wendell Ford Dinner at the Crowne Plaza Hotel.
Updated: 2:08 PM Indiana Gov. Mike Pence says a new Ohio River bridge just east of Louisville, Ky., will be completed under budget and on time.
Updated: 3:21 PM Former Miss America Heather French Henry has voiced her displeasure with a GOP statement calling her a "bottom-of-the-barrel pick" to run for U.S. Senate against Republican Mitch McConnell.
Updated: 2:59 PM A judge has ordered Kentucky Spirit to pay for preventative care that local health departments across the state provide to school children.
Updated: 4:35 PM Gov. Steve Beshear and his wife have released their 2012 state and federal income tax returns showing their total income was just more than $252,000.
Updated: 3:40 PM A Kentucky newspaper is reporting that Transylvania University faculty passed an overwhelming vote of no confidence in President Owen Williams.
Updated: 6:28 PM Democratic state Rep. Derrick Graham has been named chairman of the House Education Committee.
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