MCCRACKEN COUNTY, KY — Old Mayfield Road is closed between Bronson Avenue and Faber Street in McCracken County because of an overturned semitrailer, the sheriff's office says. Additionally, Elmdale Road will be rerouted down Faber Street to access Mayfield Road.
The House Judiciary Committee, meanwhile, considered a similar version of the bill introduced by Rep. Grace Meng, D-N.Y., on Wednesday.
Confronted with rare cases of blood clots potentially linked to Johnson & Johnson’s COVID-19 vaccine, U.S. health officials faced a delicate task: how to suspend distribution of the shots without setting off alarm about their safety.
The House of Representatives voted on Thursday to pass a bill that would grant statehood to Washington, DC, a Democratic priority that faces obstacles to final passage even with the party now in control of both chambers of Congress and the White House.
All active military personnel and veterans will receive free admission to Discovery Park during all three days of this event.
The number of Americans applying for unemployment aid fell last week to 547,000, a new low since the pandemic struck and a further encouraging sign that layoffs are slowing on the strength of an improving job market.
Old, cracked phones, broken appliances, or even the ancient VCR — they're all pieces of tech you may have stored away in your home, but before you throw them out, think twice, as it can be harmful for the environment.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — It will now be up to Tennessee's Republican Gov. Bill Lee to decide whether some medical providers will be required to cremate or bury fetal remains from surgical abortions.
"Justice is biblical," a local pastor says. "Justice is something that God requires, and when there is injustice, then God has to now punish those that are causing injustice."
MCCRACKEN COUNTY, KY — A Mayfield, Kentucky, man was arrested on multiple charges — including drug trafficking and assault of a police officer — in McCracken County after investigators say he tried first to run from and then fight deputies during a traffic stop.
"We don't yet have all of the facts but we do know that a 16-year-old girl, a child of this community, tragically died last night," Columbus Mayor Andrew Ginther told reporters.
District Attorney General Charme Allen said Wednesday that she determined Knoxville police Officer Jonathon Clabough was justifiable in fatally shooting 17-year-old Anthony J. Thompson Jr. under Tennessee’s self-defense law.
Charles Holloway was charged with murder in 2019. He was sentenced Tuesday after pleading guilty to the lesser charges of manslaughter and wanton endangerment.
The board met for several hours Wednesday, interviewing candidates for the position in closed executive session before making the decision.
Small business owners like Sheila Stone are not excited about the plan. "It would be devastating for some of us, especially us small ones," Stone says.
The westbound lanes of U.S. 68/Kentucky 80 are open at the west end of the Lake Barkley Bridge at Canton, the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet says Wednesday night. This, after a crash earlier in the evening.
"The main reason to do it is because it's what's best for Earth and our environment," Paducah's public works director says. "So, we want to give people the opportunity not to pour oil in their yard or dispose of things properly."
The department's policy on the use of force is clear: Officers must use the minimum amount necessary to get control of an incident.
The bill is one of several LGTBQ-related measures the GOP-controlled General Assembly have introduced this year that critics have slammed as discriminatory.
"As we can see from today’s case numbers, this virus isn’t going away on its own. We have to come together to stop it," Gov. Andy Beshear said in a news release.
The Purchase District Health Department will have walk-in COVID-19 vaccine clinics at the Julian Carroll Convention Center in Paducah April 22 and April 29.
Vice President Kamala Harris was on hand for a procedural vote Wednesday morning in case she was needed for a possible 50-50 tie, but her vote wasn't necessary after Murkowski, a moderate Republican from Alaska, broke with her Republican colleagues to back Gupta.
The university is offering camps and other summer programs focusing on music, the arts, sports and other learning opportunities, such as American Sign Language lessons, a graphic design workshop, architecture and aviation camps, and more.
The Southern Seven Health Department has a new COVID-19 vaccination clinic aimed at parents who would like to get their 16 and 17-year old children vaccinated.
The announcement comes a day after Derek Chauvin was convicted on all three counts in the death of George Floyd last year.
The Land Between the Lakes National Recreation area is taking a massive budget recreation and heritage cut by the 2022 fiscal year from the U.S. Forest Service.
Police showed bodycam footage Tuesday night at a news conference of the officer shooting the girl, who was Black, as she appeared to attempt to stab two people with a knife.
The governor says the state's cases seem to be plateauing, saying "it’s more important than ever for us to make sure our vaccination numbers are rising consistently."
"Thank you, George Floyd, for sacrificing your life for justice," she said. "For being there to call out to your mom, how heartbreaking was that."
In 2018, McCracken County PVA Bill Dunn uncovered that his predecessor had mismanaged property assessments. Some were severely under-assessed and others were omitted altogether.
Kentucky Gov. Andy Beshear released a statement on the verdict Tuesday night, saying he and first lady Britainy Beshear are praying for the Floyd family.
A regional health department system that serves several counties in the Local 6 area is offering a mobile COVID-19 vaccine tour starting Tuesday, April 27.
The driver in the vehicle the woman hit had to be flown to an out-of-state hospital because of the seriousness of his injuries, investigators say.
At least a dozen other Kentucky residents have been arrested in connection with the Jan. 6 riot in which a mob forced its way into the U.S. Capitol building.