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Lawmaker's resignation doesn't end committee probe

Posted: 09/17/2013 - A western Kentucky lawmaker who resigned last week still faces the possibility of censure from his colleagues if allegations that he sexually harassed legislative staffers are proven.

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Overly wants review of sexual harassment policies

Posted: 09/12/2013 - State Rep. Sannie Overly is calling for an independent review of the Legislature's policies regarding workplace behavior in the wake of sexual harassment complaints against a western Kentucky lawmaker.

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Beshear: Most uninsured Kentuckians get discounts

Updated: 09/11/2013 - Gov. Steve Beshear is touting changes coming under the federal health care reforms, announcing Tuesday that four out of five uninsured Kentuckians will qualify for discounts when purchasing policies.

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Richie Farmer reaches plea deal to end corruption case

Updated: 09/06/2013 - A former University of Kentucky basketball star whose jersey hangs in the rafters of Rupp Arena has reached a plea deal with prosecutors in a government corruption case that would put him in prison for some two years.

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Study: Region should retain Bluegrass plant labor

Posted: 09/04/2013 - A study says local and state leaders in central Kentucky should develop a plan to make use of the skilled workforce when a chemical weapons destruction program is completed.

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Review of sexual harassment charges took 6 months

Posted: 09/04/2013 - Legislative Research Commission Director Bobby Sherman has told lawmakers his agency's review of sexual harassment complaints against a western Kentucky lawmaker took six months.

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Ky. court upholds death sentence for Donald Herb Johnson

Updated: 09/23/2013 - The Kentucky Supreme Court has upheld the death sentence of an eastern Kentucky man convicted of robbing, sexually assaulting and killing a woman at a coin laundry business 24 years ago.

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UK: Legal case for action in Syria clearly met

Updated: 08/29/2013 - Britain's government says the legal conditions have been clearly met for taking action against Syria for allegedly launching a chemical attack against its people.

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Court reinstates $42 million verdict in drug case

Posted: 08/29/2013 - The Kentucky Supreme Court has reinstated a $42 million judgment awarded to a group of 431 people sickened by the diet-drug fen-phen after a settlement was pillaged by their now-disbarred attorneys.

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Fairness ordinance passes in Frankfort

Updated: 08/29/2013 - A newly-revised fairness ordinance has passed by a vote of 3-2. Frankfort has become the fifth Kentucky city with a fairness law in place.

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Lawmakers approve legislative redistricting bill

Updated: 08/23/2013 - A legislative redistricting bill lacking any overt attempts at partisan one-upmanship has received final passage and now heads to Gov. Steve Beshear to be signed into law.

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Senate approves legislative redistricting bill

Posted: 08/23/2013 - The full Senate has approved a legislative redistricting bill that lacks any overt attempts at political one-upmanship, sending it back to the House where it is expected to receive speedy final passage.

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