• Beshear: ‘Jury duty’ phone scam reported in Kentucky

    FRANKFORT, Ky. – Kentucky Attorney General Beshear issued a Scam Alert Tuesday to help Kentuckians avoid falling victim to a “jury duty” telephone scam.
    The U.S. Marshals Service recently warned of the scam sweeping much of the country and reports of such calls have now been made to the Kentucky Attorney General’s Office.
    The caller, who pretends to be a U.S. Marshal, court worker or other federal or state law enforcement authority, claims you failed to appear for jury duty and must pay a fine immediately over the phone or risk arrest.

  • Beshear: AG’s election fraud hotline open

    FRANKFORT, Ky. – As absentee votes are being cast and as voters prepare to head to the polls Tuesday, Nov. 8, Attorney General Andy Beshear is urging Kentuckians to report any voting abnormalities to his office’s Election Fraud Hotline.
    Beshear asks all Kentuckians who witness election irregularities or possible election law violations to call the Election Fraud Hotline at 800-328-VOTE or 800-328-8683.
    The hotline is open throughout the year during normal business hours and from 6 a.m. to 7 p.m. (EST) on Election Day.

  • City street funding issue heard by state panel

    FRANKFORT—Cities want more state road aid, according to testimony given to state lawmakers today, and local officials say they have a plan to get it that won’t hurt counties. But not all lawmakers seemed convinced, with some requesting more information about the proposal.

  • LG&E, KU plan $2.2B investment, to seek permission for rate hike

    By James Bruggers
    Louisville Gas and Electric Company and Kentucky Utilities Company Tuesday plan to invest $2.2 billion in their electric and natural gas system to improve safety, reduce outage times and enhance service, though such improvements likely mean higher rates for customers.

  • KSP conducts checkpoints

    The Kentucky State Police will be conducting traffic safety checkpoints in the counties of Oldham, Trimble, Henry, Owen, Carroll and Gallatin during the period of Oct. 1 - 31. 
    The intent of a traffic safety checkpoint is to provide for high visibility public safety service, focusing on vehicular equipment deficiencies, confirming appropriate registration of vehicles, the licensing of drivers, and detection of impaired drivers. Violations of law or other public safety issues that arise shall be addressed in accordance with Kentucky traffic and regulatory laws.

  • Indiana detectives conduct murder/suicide investigation

    Staff Report
    On Friday, October 7, at 5:13 p.m. the Madison Police Department responded to the 800 block of Second Street in Madison in reference to a male individual with a self inflicted gunshot wound, according to a news release from Chief Deputy David Thomas of the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Department.
    The deceased man was located inside of a vehicle and was identified as Anthony “Tony” Russell, age 51, from Deputy, Indiana.

  • Lt. Gov. Hampton recognized as 2016 Role Model of Year
  • State Parks to offer discounts for military, veterans

    FRANKFORT, Ky. -- The Kentucky State Parks will offer lodging discounts to current and former members of our nation’s armed services with the “USA Military Discount” program from Nov. 1, 2016, to March 31, 2017.
    The program is available to those on active military duty, retired members of the military, veterans, members of the National Guard and reservists.

  • Two Owenton residents killed in fatal shooting in Carroll County

    By Kristin Beck
    Landmark News Service
    Kentucky State Police Post 5 is investigating the fatal shooting of a man and a woman Friday, Oct. 7, at the Double H Farms in Carroll County.

  • Baptist Health La Grange now offering state-of-the-art 3D mammography

    La Grange, KY – Baptist Health La Grange Diagnostic Imaging is excited to offer its patients access to the latest in 3D mammography. 3D mammography has been shown to improve the detection of breast cancers, particularly in women with dense breast tissue, while simultaneously decreasing the number of women asked to return for additional testing.