• Special Reports Jul 16

    41. Kentucky

    The Bluegrass State offers dirt cheap business costs. But its economy and workforce can be patchy.

  • Governor Mar 30, 2018

    Kentucky Officer Shot Dead, Suspect Killed After Fleeing the Scene

    A man suspected of fatally shooting an off-duty police officer in a small Kentucky city was killed by law enforcement officials in Tennessee, authorities said Friday. James K. Decoursey, 34, of Hopkinsville, Kentucky, “had a brief encounter with law enforcement” officials in Clarksville, Tennessee, where he “was shot and died from his injuries,” Thursday evening, Kentucky State Police Trooper Rob...

  • Governor Mar 19, 2018

    Kentucky Governor Says Shootings Are a ‘Cultural Problem'

    This was supposed to be Spirit Week at Marshall County High School. Instead, homecoming events were canceled, the governor was in town lamenting the nation’s moral decay, and preparations were being made for the funerals of two 15-year-old children. Tuesday’s attack by a fellow classmate at the high school left more than a dozen survivors with gunshot wounds or other...

  • Governor Jan 24, 2018

    2 Dead, 17 Injured in Kentucky High School Shooting; Teen Suspect Held

    A 15-year-old student killed two classmates and hit a dozen others with gunfire Tuesday, methodically firing a handgun inside a crowded atrium at his rural Kentucky high school. “He was determined. He knew what he was doing,” said Alexandria Caporali, who grabbed her stunned friend and ran into a classroom as their classmates hit the floor.

  • Governor Jan 13, 2018

    Kentucky Is First to Get OK for Medicaid Work Requirement

    Kentucky has become the first state to require many of its Medicaid recipients to work to receive coverage, part of an unprecedented change to the nation’s largest health insurance program under the Trump administration. The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services announced the approval on Friday. The change will require adults between the ages of 19 and 64 to complete...

  • Facebook Dec 29, 2017

    Widow Chosen as Republican Nominee After Lawmaker's Suicide

    The widow of a Kentucky lawmaker who killed himself following a sexual assault allegation has been nominated by Republicans to fill the seat he held. Bullitt County GOP Chairman Paul Ham said a vote was taken Thursday night to nominate Rebecca Johnson. Gov. Matt Bevin set a Feb. 20 special election to find a replacement for Republican Dan Johnson, whose...

  • Governor Aug 22, 2017

    Glam Shot Gets Ugly: Mnuchin's Wife Touts Style, Slams Critic

    The wife of Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin dove headlong into a social media skirmish this week, blasting a critic of her Instagram post highlighting her high fashion choices. Calling the commenter “adorably out of touch,” Louise Linton suggested she and Mnuchin contributed more to the U.S. economy and paid more in taxes than did her critic....
    After a day of mounting...

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