State News

Kentucky news from the Lexington Herald Leader newspaper in Central Kentucky.
  1. Future uncertain for Kentucky broadband network

    Frustrated with repeated delays costing taxpayers millions of dollars, the Kentucky Senate has voted to effectively end a project that would bring high-speed internet capability to one of the poorest … Click to Continue »
  2. Kentucky authorities investigating slayings of woman, child

    Authorities in Kentucky say a woman and her 9-year-old son have been found dead in an apartment, and the case is being investigated as a double homicide. The Boone County … Click to Continue »
  3. Councilman who failed drug test after drug plea resigns

    A Kentucky city councilman who pleaded guilty to drug charges earlier this month and was then arrested on charges of violating his probation has officially resigned. The Daily Independent reports … Click to Continue »
  4. GOP candidate tweet alludes to shooting a congressman

    A former Secret Service agent who says he is a Republican candidate for secretary of state in Kentucky has apologized for a tweet about U.S. Rep. John Yarmuth that alluded … Click to Continue »
  5. Kentucky editorial roundup

    Summary of recent Kentucky newspaper editorials: ___ March 16 Lexington Herald-Leader on failed pension overhaul: Kentucky Republicans frustrated by their stymied pension overhaul should flip back through 30 years of … Click to Continue »

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