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Health Department Warns Against Unpasteurized Milk
Wednesday, October 01, 2014 11:15 AM
Kentucky health officials are reminding residents not to consume unpasteurized milk or other products that could lead to E. coli infection. The warning follows recent cases of the infection in north-central Kentucky and hospitalization of four children. Four of the five children associated with the cluster developed Hemolytic Uremic Syndrome, which can lead to kidney failure. Public Health ...
One Hurt in Shooting at Louisville High School
Tuesday, September 30, 2014 1:30 PM
Police say one child has been injured and a high school has been evacuated after a report of weapons seen on the campus in Louisville, Kentucky. Spokeswoman Alicia Smiley says the child at Fern Creek Traditional High School sustained non-life threatening injuries Tuesday. Smiley says a parent is now with the child. Smiley would not say if the child was a student or describe the nature ...
KY House Candidate Faces Charge, Urged to End Bid
Wednesday, October 01, 2014 12:00 AM
The chairman of Kentucky's Republican Party has called on a Democratic state House candidate to withdraw from the race after the candidate was indicted on a misdemeanor charge of failing to promptly report suspected sexual abuse of a child. John Wayne Smith was one of six current or former officials at the Bluegrass Challenge Academy indicted on the charge of not reporting the matter as ...
Academy Worker Faces Federal Sex Charges
Tuesday, September 30, 2014 10:00 AM
A worker at a residential, educational program run by the Kentucky National Guard has been accused of violating federal laws designed to protect children from sexual abuse. Media cited a statement from U.S. Attorney David J. Hale in reporting that 44-year-old Stephen Miller is charged with engaging in sexual contact with three students at Bluegrass Challenge Academy at Fort Knox. The ...
KY Lawmaker Wants Report Released to Public
Tuesday, September 30, 2014 8:45 AM
A state lawmaker is calling for the results of a review on the operations of Kentucky legislative staff to be made public. The National Conference of State Legislatures was brought in to do the review after sexual harassment allegations last year prompted the resignations of a state lawmaker and the director of the Legislative Research Commission. The Courier-Journal reports ...
Shots Fired on UK Campus; All Clear Given
Monday, September 29, 2014 5:56 AM
Gun shots were reported at the University of Kentucky campus in Lexington late Sunday night. The university told students to avoid the area of the Kirwan-Blanding complex, where three shots were fired, and to seek shelter through an emergency notification system email that was delivered at 9:55 p.m. Students were notified via several official university twitter accounts and the school's ...
UK Police Find Air Pistol on Campus
Tuesday, September 30, 2014 5:00 AM
University of Kentucky police say they have found an air pistol on campus while investigating a report of possible shots fired. According to a statement from the school, campus police received two reports Sunday night about possible shots fired near a residence hall. UK and Lexington officers investigated the reports and declared the area clear within a couple of hours. He said ...
Libertarian Senate Candidate Sues to Be in Debate
Monday, September 29, 2014 5:07 PM
Libertarian U.S. Senate candidate David Patterson has asked a federal judge to order Kentucky Educational Television to include him in the station's televised debate on Oct. 13. Republican Sen. Mitch McConnell and Democratic candidate Alison Lundergan Grimes have both said they will participate in the debate. It will likely be the only time voters will see the two debate on statewide ...
October is Anti-Bullying Awareness Month
Monday, September 29, 2014 6:00 PM
Be aware and prepare, October is anti-bullying month in the state of Kentucky where schools have reported over 15,000 incidents of bullying this last school year. The Kentucky General Assembly passed Senate Bill 20 during this year's legislative session. It declares October as Anti-Bullying Awareness Month and is intended to highlight the harmful consequences of bullying. In this bill, ...
Waters: Unsophisticated Claims Arise
Sunday, September 28, 2014 12:00 AM
Unsophisticated claims arise from the soft underbelly America’s founders were highly educated men who seized their moment to create a civil society based on a constitution designed to limit constraints and protect the liberty of individuals in order to give those citizens history’s greatest opportunity to fulfill their God-given destinies. They did so not in a vacuum, but with ...
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