The Associated Press

Phillip M. Bailey

A Kentucky congressman says he won't attend President-elect Donald Trump's upcoming inauguration because he objects to Trump's recent behavior, including comments disparaging Rep. John Lewis.

123rf Stock Photo

Research shows Kentucky had more than twice the national rate of drug-dependent babies in 2013.


Donald Trump's team is calling for President Barack Obama to act after a leading House Democrat described Trump as an illegitimate president.

via the Kentucky National Organization for Women's Facebook Page

  A Lexington clinic that was among two facilities that performed abortions in Kentucky has announced yesterday that it will close. The Kentucky chapter of the National Organization for Women announced on its Facebook page that the EMW Women's Clinic in Lexington will close on Jan. 27.


  Kentucky residents soon may need a passport to enter Fort Knox.


  Kentucky taxpayers owe six state lawmakers well over $100,000 a year in retirement benefits.

Two of the state's retirement systems released benefit information for most current and former state lawmakers on Friday.

Illinois 200, via Facebook

Illinois Governor Bruce Rauner kicked off planning for the state's 200th birthday by unveiling the logo. 

International Bluegrass Music Center

Officials say construction has stalled on the International Bluegrass Music Center in western Kentucky after the Indiana company building the structure filed for bankruptcy.

  Republican Governor Matt Bevin is in Detroit to attend the North American International Auto Show. Bevin's office says the governor and Economic Development Cabinet Secretary Terry Gill are speaking with automotive industry leaders and promoting the state.

  Federal prosecutors in Kentucky say the leader of a drug trafficking ring has been sentenced to life in prison for distributing fentanyl that led to an overdose death.