Lisa Autry, WKYU

The man accused of tackling U.S. Sen. Rand Paul in the Republican lawmaker's yard in Kentucky has been charged with assaulting a member of Congress as part of a federal plea agreement.

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A fire at a Marshall County road department facility Friday morning has damaged millions of dollars of equipment.

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A health care forum in Tennessee Friday showed a partisan split in the governor's race over Medicaid expansion.

photo via Kentucky State Police


Kentucky State Police say a preliminary investigation into a boat explosion on the Tennessee River Friday found an explosion resulted in a flash flare and subsequent small fire inside the tug boat.

Nicole Erwin, WKMS

  Kentucky’s Agriculture Commissioner would like to see Kentucky country ham in Japan and beef in China. Commissioner Ryan Quarles said to make that happen he is adding a full-time international marketing position to his department.

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Monday will mark the beginning of the fourth week of the 2018 Kentucky General Assembly.

Lawmakers will return next week, still not sure when they will be voting on what legislative leaders say is one of the highest priorities, changes to the pension systems.

Courtesy White House video.

Donald Trump told supporters on the campaign trail his plan to combat the opioid crisis. It included stopping the flow of drugs into the country, increase the penalties for drug trafficking, and make treatment more accessible.

Kentucky Group Criticizes Bevin’s Budget, Pushes For Tax Reform

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A coalition of economic, education, health and advocacy groups is criticizing Gov. Matt Bevin’s proposed budget cuts — and instead, is pushing for “revenue raising tax reform.”

via KYTCDistrict1 Facebook page

Kentucky Transportation Cabinet crews in the region are restocking salt and ice fighting chemicals in preparation for a future round of winter weather. 

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The Kentucky House has passed a bill to expand rape statutes to include instances when older adults have sex with 16 or 17 year olds.