Utility regulators in Kentucky say water utilities are no longer required to send copies of "boil water" advisories to the state Public Service Commission. The PSC says it will now be informed of such advisories through a daily report from the Kentucky Division of Water.
Members of Gov. Bruce Rauner's new Opioid Prevention and Intervention Task Force are touring Illinois to gather information about the opioid epidemic in the hopes of bringing down the number of overdose deaths.
The U.S. Supreme Court has refused to hear a case involving a growing number of Kentucky relatives providing free foster care for children. Kentucky Cabinet for Health and Family Services was seeking to overturn a ruling earlier this year by the 6th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals that said the state must pay relatives who take in foster children.
Update: Authorities have suspended the search for the second of two men after a body was found on a beach near Gulf Shores. Officials haven't yet identified the remains, but had been searching for Bradley Murphy of Mobile.