Kentucky residents will get a chance to review state academic standards later this year and suggest changes.
“We are under attack.” That was a statement by Kenton County Sheriff Chuck Korzenborn Friday in a plea for urgency to combat the heroin epidemic in Kentucky.
Three out of four car seats are improperly installed in vehicles, according to AAA technicians.
Legislation aimed at revamping Kentucky's juvenile justice system by locking up fewer minors has been sent to Gov. Steve Beshear.
Police say a Harlan County man who allegedly threw a cat into a wood-burning stove during an argument has been charged with a felony.
Kentucky's spring wild turkey hunting season opens Saturday and continues through May 4.
Kentucky's general fund tax revenues increased 2.4 percent in March - enough to ward off a deficit but not enough to promise a surplus.
Doctors at two university research hospitals can now prescribe oil derived from marijuana or hemp to treat patients.
Authorities say more than 40 small fires were doused, 12 people were treated for minor injuries and several people were arrested after University of Kentucky fans filled Lexington streets to celebrate the Wildcat's NCAA tournament win over Wisconsin.
Kentucky Commonwealth Attorney General Jack Conway told the state House Judiciary Committee that heroin overdoses have increased 650 percent since last year.
Scott County is the fastest growing county in Kentucky, according to projections by the U.S. Census Bureau.
It could be a historic NCAA basketball weekend for the Kentucky Wildcats and Coach John Calipari.The big win would mark the end of a tough journey for the Cats. In fact, it would be a path that no other team has taken since 1985, when the tournament expanded from 64 to 68 teams.
State lawmakers have effectively eliminated a tax on aging barrels of bourbon in a move to protect one of the state's signature industries.
Workers in eastern Kentucky are trying to clean up thousands of gallons of crude oil that has spilled into a tributary of the Big Sandy River.
A nonprofit health cooperative has sold 77 percent of the private health insurance plans purchased through Kentucky's health insurance marketplace.
Kentucky's roughly 100,000 teachers and administrative staff will get an automatic pay raise in each of the next two years.
The Kentucky General Assembly has banned electronic cigarette sales to minors, allowed minors under 14 to referee youth soccer games and approved the state's first use of a medicinal marijuana product as the session winds down.
A Louisville company has developed a way it says will help prevent distracted driving.
A bill relaxing Kentucky's school attendance laws is expected to be signed by Gov. Steve Beshear on Monday.
A bill aimed at punishing animal-rights activists with jail and fines for secretly filming farm operations has cleared the Kentucky Senate.