LOUISVILLE (KT) – The University of Louisville will be expanding their ongoing program to monitor wastewater for signs of COVID-19, thanks to an $8.6 million grant from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, or CDC.
FRANKFORT (KT) – The U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration is holding its 20th “Take Back Day” on Saturday, April 24, a semi-annual event they say is even more important this year due to the coronavirus.
FRANKFORT (KT) – The number of new cases of COVID-19 in Kentucky fell on Wednesday, while the number of deaths and the state’s positivity rate rose.
FRANKFORT – (KT) Gov. Andy Beshear announced Tuesday that Kentucky is pausing use of the Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine as recommended by the CDC and FDA, due to concerns over a rare form of blood clots.
LOUISVILLE (KT) – Gov. Andy Beshear announced on Monday the benchmark at which most restrictions will be lifted at restaurants, bars and event venues in Kentucky.
FRANKFORT – Gov. Andy Beshear and the Kentucky State Police (KSP) are taking time this week to acknowledge and celebrate National Public Safety Telecommunicators Week (April 11-17), a time set aside to recognize the more than 200,000 individuals throughout the United States who play critical…
FRANKFORT – (KT) The number of new COVID-19 cases in Kentucky dropped substantially on Saturday, while the number of deaths and the state’s positivity rate both rose.
PADUCAH — A man authorities say participated in the Jan. 6 riot at the United States Capitol in Washington now faces additional charges for his alleged involvement.
FRANKFORT (KT) – Gov. Andy Beshear and Labor Secretary Larry Roberts announced Tuesday in-person unemployment insurance services will open April 15 at 13 regional Kentucky Career Centers located across the state.
LEXINGTON (KT) – New security measures are being implemented at the University of Kentucky Hospital after an incident where an armed man entered the emergency room.
FRANKFORT – On Monday, Gov. Andy Beshear signed an executive order creating the Kentucky Unemployment Insurance Fraud Detection and Prevention Task Force, which will coordinate between state and federal entities to detect, investigate, prosecute and prevent unemployment insurance fraud in Kentucky.
FRANKFORT – (KT) Prominent Kentucky Republicans are firing back at a comment on social media last month by the chairman of the Kentucky Democratic Party that attacked recent voting reforms enacted by the Georgia legislature.
FRANKFORT – In accordance with a proclamation from the White House, Gov. Andy Beshear has directed that flags at all state office buildings be lowered to half-staff until sunset on Tuesday, April 6, 2021, in honor of the service and sacrifice of the victims of the attack at the United…
FRANKFORT (KT) – Pro-life advocates have a lot to cheer about as several pro-life bills were adopted by the General Assembly during its 2021 regular session, which ended shortly before midnight on Tuesday.
FRANKFORT (KT) – The bill severely restricting the use of no-knock warrants is now on its way to the governor after the Senate agreed with changes made to the legislation in the House.
FRANKFORT (KT) – Kentucky will be expanding the age groups of those who can sign up for the COVID-19 vaccine next week, Gov. Andy Beshear announced on Wednesday.
FRANKFORT – (KT) As has often happened during the COVID-19 pandemic, the number of new cases increased on Tuesday, as some labs are closed or don’t report on the weekends.
FRANKFORT – (KT) The bill severely restricting the use of no-knock warrants is now on its way to the governor after the Senate agreed with changes made to the legislation in the House.
FRANKFORT – The Kentucky State Police (KSP) are extending the application deadline for their next academy class through April 9, 2021. As announced in January, KSP is changing protocol in an effort to offer troopers a post assignment closer to home. New troopers will have the opportunity to …
FRANKFORT (KT) — The Supreme Court agreed Monday to decide whether Kentucky Attorney General Daniel Cameron can defend an abortion-related law that was struck down by a lower court.
FRANKFORT – The Kentucky Department for Public Health (DPH) and the Kentucky Department of Education (KDE) have released updates to the state’s flagship Healthy at School guidance based on the latest guidance from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
FRANKFORT (KT) – Kentucky’s jobless rate in February dropped slightly according to figures released Thursday by the Kentucky Center for Statistics, an agency within the Education and Workforce Development Cabinet.
FRANKFORT – (KT) More good news on the COVID-19 front in Kentucky on Monday as new cases, deaths and the state’s positivity rate, all continued their decline.
FRANKFORT - (KT) Gov. Andy Beshear has gotten the backing of Kentucky’s Congressional delegation in his effort to have President Joe Biden issue a major disaster declaration for the state, due to February’s snow and ice.
(KT) — Postmaster General Louis DeJoy said Friday that the public can expect an “imminent” release of the details of a 10-year business plan to help move the United States Postal Service to a more solid financial footing.
FRANKFORT (KT) – The number of new cases of COVID-19 in Kentucky continued its decline on Saturday as did the state’s positivity rate, while the number of new deaths remained the same as Friday.
FRANKFORT (KT) – State lawmakers returned home for a 10-day recess and will return to Frankfort March 29-30 for the final two days of the 2021 General Assembly.
FRANKFORT (KT) – The Kentucky Department of Education has reached a $350,000 settlement with ACT after it was found personal information about students who took the test was shared with postsecondary institutions, a violation of their contract with the KDE.
FRANKFORT – While this year’s St. Patrick’s Day celebrations will look a little different, the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet’s (KYTC) Office of Highway Safety is joining the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) in reminding motorists that Buzzed Driving is Drunk Driving.
GEORGETOWN (KT) – A special RAV4 Hybrid that rolled off the line at Toyota’s largest plant worldwide in Georgetown, Ky., marked the 13th millionth vehicle assembled at Toyota Motor Manufacturing Kentucky, or TMMK, since production started in 1988.
FRANKFORT (KT) – The Kentucky National Guard has agreed to extend its mission in support of the U.S. Capitol Police and the Washington D.C. National Guard through May 23.
CALLOWAY COUNTY – The Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources is urging birdwatchers across the state to keep their bird feeders clean after recent tests found salmonella in several deceased songbirds collected from three counties, including Calloway.
The videos are amazing. People in power boats, riding along a river and spooking silver carp into the air, while trying to catch the fish with nets mid-jump. Water skiers decked out like Max Max with spears and swords, trying do the same in a slightly (?) more violent fashion. But it’s not…
FRANKFORT – (KT) Kentucky saw its lowest number of new COVID-19 cases in nearly six months on Monday, and the CDC released new guidance for those who are fully vaccinated.
FRANKFORT (KT) – Legislation to cap the cost of insulin for diabetes patients in Kentucky took another step forward, as it won unanimous approval from a Senate committee on Tuesday.
LOUISVILLE — After increasing by 12 cents last week, gas prices in West Central Kentucky are another eight cents higher this week at $2.525, according to AAA East Central’s Gas Price Report.
FRANKFORT (KT) — Gov. Andy Beshear announced a continued decline in most of the numbers dealing with the COVID-19 pandemic and that the number of Kentuckians vaccinated has reached 700,000.
FRANKFORT — Highway fatalities in Kentucky increased last year according to preliminary numbers from the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet’s (KYTC) Office of Highway Safety (KOHS). Initial data indicates there were 778 fatalities in 2020, compared to 732 in 2019 – a five percent increase.
FRANKFORT — As Kentucky begins to see its COVID-19 cases decline and its rate of vaccinations increase, the Supreme Court has amended two orders to allow courts to begin easing restrictions on in-person access. Administrative Order 2021-06 replaces Administrative Order 2021-01 in its entire…
LEXINGTON (KT) – Gov. Andy Beshear visited a Black church in Lexington on Wednesday to address COVID-19 vaccine hesitancy in Kentucky’s minority community.
FRANKFORT (KT) – Kentucky Secretary of State Michael Adams is applauding legislation that would make permanent some of the changes implemented for the 2020 primary and general elections, due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
FRANKFORT (KT) – The amount of COVID-19 vaccine coming to Kentucky is getting a boost, Gov. Andy Beshear said during a Tuesday press briefing and he is also recommending an increase of in-person classes at schools.