LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — No. 10 Kentucky wasn’t at its best Friday night, but did the little things to wear down North Florida for an 86-52 victory — its fifth straight.
Kentucky made just six shots from long range, doing most of its scoring in transition with 28 points.
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky’s 6-0 start clinched a bowl berth by early October. Louisville’s prospects were very shaky before finally becoming bowl eligible last week.
As the in-state rivals await postseason destinations, they're eager to square off again for the Governor’s Cup and the bragging rights that come with it.
Jeff Brohm and Tom Allen grew up watching college rivalries from vastly different perspectives.
Allen was the son of an Indiana high school football coach in a rural community with deep red ties to the Hoosiers.
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky officials spent nearly $1 million to replace office furniture for hundreds of legislative staffers who work out of the state Capitol and Capitol Annex in Frankfurt.
The Lexington Herald-Leader reports that Mike Wynn, spokesperson for the General Assembly's Legislative Research Commission, says the purchase was necessary.
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — A new fish and wildlife commissioner has been appointed for Kentucky's 6th District, and he is the first African-American named to the commission, Gov. Andy Beshear's office said.
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky State Police have started collecting donated nonperishable food items for families in need during the holidays.
“Cram the Cruiser” is going on at all 16 state police posts.
LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — A judge has ruled against a police union in a lawsuit that sought to stop a ban on no-knock warrants in Kentucky’s second-largest city.
A Fayette County judge agreed on Friday to dismiss a lawsuit filed by the local police union, the Lexington Herald-Leader reported.
BOWLING GREEN, Ky. (AP) — A Western Kentucky University professor received an award from China's Ministry of Science for his work on water resources in poor regions.
Longtime professor Chris Groves was given the "Friendship Award," which China bestows on foreign experts who contribute to the country's economic and social progress, according to a release from the university.
LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — TyTy Washington Jr. is making the most of his increased playing time.
Washington scored 20 points for the second straight game, Keion Brooks Jr. added 17 points and No. 10 Kentucky beat Albany 86-61 on Monday night for its fourth consecutive victory.
SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) — A Tennessee man has been charged in Southern California with kidnapping his 3-year-old son and sexually assaulting his 16-year-old niece after authorities said he drove across the country with the children.
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Kentuckians should vaccinated for COVID-19 in order to protect fellow family and community members this Thanksgiving holiday, Gov. Andy Beshear announced Monday.
Vaccinated Kentuckians should also get a booster shot if they are eligible, he advised.
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — A partnership with four large Louisville employers will connect graduates of Jefferson County Public Schools with job opportunities, postsecondary enrollment or both, Kentucky Gov.
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Cadell Walker rushed to get her 9-year-old daughter Solome vaccinated against COVID-19 — not just to protect her but to help stop the coronavirus from spreading and spawning even more dangerous variants.
SHELBYVILLE, Ky. (AP) — A 10-year-old Kentucky boy who was shot in the chest at his home has died, police said.
Emergency crews were called to the home in Shelbyville on Sunday afternoon, news outlets reported, citing a statement from police.
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — An exam for potential circuit clerk candidates in several Kentucky counties next year is coming up, and registration is required by Nov. 29.
The exam is Dec. 1 in Frankfort and is for people who want to run in the special election, the Administrative Office of the Courts said in a news release.
LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — Rhyne Howard had the third triple-double in Kentucky history to lead the 19th-ranked Wildcats to a 92-47 win over Winthrop on Sunday.
Howard scored 22 points with 10 rebounds and 10 assists — plus five steals — for the first UK triple-double since Makayla Epps (21-11-12) on Nov.
A Kentucky man is accused of shooting at three cars on Interstate 65 and wounding one person, police said.
James Louis Hooper Jr., 51, of Louisville was charged Saturday in the Hart County shootings, Kentucky State Police said in a statement.
RICHMOND, Ky. (AP) — Parker McKinney threw four touchdown passes, including two in overtime, as Eastern Kentucky defeated Jacksonville State 39-31 in double overtime on Saturday.
Both teams scored touchdowns in the final minute of regulation.
LEXINGTON, Ky (AP) — Will Levis’ final home game this season was much like his September debut: lots of yardage and explosive plays that more than offset his miscues.
Levis overcame an early fumble and an interception to throw for four touchdowns and a career-high 419 yards as Kentucky cruised past New Mexico State 56-16 in Saturday’s home finale.
BOWLING GREEN, Ky. (AP) — Bailey Zappe passed for 470 yards and six touchdowns as Western Kentucky rolled to a 52-17 victory over Florida Atlantic on Saturday.
The Hilltoppers (7-4, 6-1 Conference USA) lead the East Division and travel to play second-place Marshall in the regular-season finale next Saturday.
CYNTHIANA, Ky. (AP) — A former Kentucky teacher has been sentenced to six years in prison after pleading guilty to sex abuse.
A judge sentenced Amanda Carol Phillips, 40, on Tuesday in Harrison Circuit Court, the Lexington Herald-Leade r reported.
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Jalen Duren had 22 points, 19 rebounds and five blocks as No. 11 Memphis beat Western Kentucky 74-62 in a sloppy game on Friday night.
DeAndre Williams added 13 points and Earl Timberlake finished with 10 for the Tigers (4-0).
LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — Keion Brooks wasn’t surprised that Ohio challenged No. 13 Kentucky on Friday night. It took his 22-point game to spark the Wildcats to a 77-59 victory.
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — A Kentucky ethics commission on Thursday charged Alison Lundergan Grimes with improperly using her office for personal and political purposes when she served as secretary of state, the Lexington Herald-Leader reported.
LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — Lexington officials concerned about the clear-cutting of trees under power lines want Kentucky Utilities to pause the practice while the city works to get questions answered, but the utility said this week that a pause is unnecessary, the Lexington Herald-Leader reported.
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Johnson, Lawrence and Morgan counties have been awarded roughly $1.1 million to help repair local infrastructure damaged by flooding that occurred over the past two years, Kentucky Gov.
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — A week ahead of Thanksgiving, vaccinated Kentuckians should make sure to get a booster shot to help ward off another surge of coronavirus cases, Gov. Andy Beshear said Thursday.
DANA POINT, Calif. (AP) — A missing 3-year-old boy from Tennessee and a 16-year-old girl from Kentucky were found safe in Southern California and the younger child’s father was arrested, authorities said.
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Gov. Andy Beshear announced Thursday that his administration is moving forward with a merger of Kentucky's education and labor cabinets.
The Democratic governor said the current arrangement makes it difficult to remain competitive for some federal grants and also creates challenges with meeting certain federal standards.
LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — Longtime state government reporter Jack Brammer, who has covered 10 Kentucky governors, is retiring at the end of the year.
Brammer, 70, has worked for Lexington newspapers since 1978, first at the Lexington Leader and then the Herald-Leader when the papers merged in 1983.
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The company that runs the Kentucky Derby has been picked to take over the stalled project to build a casino in the western Indiana city of Terre Haute.
LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky coach Mark Stoops hopes his team maintains its winning ways against nonconference opponents.
The Wildcats (7-3) enter Saturday’s matchup against New Mexico State (1-9) riding a 14-game winning streak in non-league games.
GEORGETOWN, Ky. (AP) — A shoplifter was stopped while carrying an entire jewelry display case out of a Kohl's store in Georgetown, Kentucky, last week, the Lexington Herald-Leader reported.
The man is believed to have been involved in thefts at other stores in Lexington, Louisville and Richmond, police said.
LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — Former U.S. Rep. Larry Hopkins, who served as a state lawmaker before representing central Kentucky in Congress for more than a decade, has died. He was 88.
Milward Funeral Home in Lexington confirmed the death, but did not release further information.
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — A federal jury has cleared four former coal company officials who were accused of skirting dust rules in two underground Kentucky mines.
The jury in U.S. District Court in Louisville deliberated Wednesday for about two hours before returning not guilty verdicts.
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — All adults living or working in Kentucky are now eligible to get a COVID-19 vaccination booster, Gov. Andy Beshear announced Wednesday.
The Democratic governor signed an executive order that allows those 18 years old and older to get a booster shot six months after their second dose of the Moderna or Pfizer COVID-19 vaccines, or two months after a single-dose Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine.
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — The Appalachian Regional Commission has awarded $1,560,976 in federal funds to five Kentucky projects that aim to address Appalachia’s substance abuse crisis through recovery-to-work programs, Gov.
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Economic development projects in 10 eastern Kentucky counties will split more than $9 million in funding from the Abandoned Mine Land Economic Revitalization Program, officials said.
LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — Oscar Tshiebwe's rebounding drew so much attention that his offense was something of an afterthought.
That focus might change after the Kentucky forward showed a skill that was there all along.
JACKSON, Ky. (AP) — A bridge over the Kentucky River in Estill County is expected to close after Thanksgiving for repair work, officials said.
Drivers who use the Highway 52 Kentucky River bridge in Irvine should make plans to use an alternate route for two to three weeks, a statement from the Kentucky Transportation Department said.
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — After declining for seven weeks in a row, the number of new COVID-19 cases in Kentucky appear to be hitting a plateau, Gov. Andy Beshear said Monday.
The state reported roughly 3,034 new coronavirus cases in the past three days.
LANCASTER, Ky. (AP) — A central Kentucky food pantry that helps feed hundreds of people each month has been destroyed by an arson fire less than two weeks before Thanksgiving, officials said.
After the blaze on Sunday, the Garrard County Food Pantry was deemed a total loss after Sunday's blaze, said Gregory Cash, who helps run the pantry.
After an impressive win, Indiana has vaulted to its best ranking ever: No. 4 in The Associated Press Top 25 women's basketball poll.