The United Auto Workers union said Friday that nearly 9,000 workers at the Kentucky Truck Plant in Louisville will strike on Feb. 23 if a local contract dispute is not resolved.
The federal judge's ruling on Kim Davis is in addition to $100,000 in damages a jury said the former Rowan County clerk should pay the couple who sued.
The development comes just days before the third anniversary of the Jan. 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol.
The Medicaid 'unwinding' is in full swing, and thousands of people are being kicked off the rolls due to administrative errors. Kentucky canceled Beverly Likens' coverage even though she is disabled.
Voters in Ohio, Virginia and Kentucky signaled support for abortion rights, even where it wasn't directly on the ballot, more than a year after the Supreme Court rolled them back.
Kentucky Attorney General Daniel Cameron, who's challenging incumbent Gov. Andy Beshear, is trying to turn the gubernatorial race into a referendum on national politics.
To woo workers, Kentucky made child care free for child care workers. It's been an effective way to keep child care centers open and staffed.
Indiana's law will bar abortions except in cases of lethal fetal anomaly, rape or incest, or when the woman's life or health are seriously jeopardized. The fallout will be felt across the Midwest.
Two military helicopters crashed Wednesday night in southwestern Kentucky during a training mission, the U.S. Army said in a statement. The status of the crew members wasn't immediately known.
Louisville Mayor Craig Greenberg spoke with Morning Edition about steps the city is taking to reform its police department — which he says is also some 300 officers short.
Voters in several states were asked to weigh in on ballot measures specifically related to abortion rights.
A proposed amendment would state explicitly that there is no right to abortion in Kentucky's state constitution, complicating efforts to challenge two state abortion bans.
Parts of Georgia, Alabama, Tennessee, North Carolina, South Carolina, Kentucky, Virginia and West Virginia were under flash flood watches through Monday evening. Among the hardest-hit areas in this weekend's storm was northwest Georgia.
"It's going to take years to rebuild. People left with absolutely nothing," said Gov. Andy Beshear, as recovery begins. "And we continue to find bodies of our brothers and sisters that we have lost."
Major floods have devastated Eastern Kentucky and parts of Virginia and West Virginia. The death toll continues to climb as search and rescue teams cover the affected areas.