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Families of teen, baby crushed by tree awarded $3.7 million
A jury awarded $3.7 million to the families of a 17-year-old girl and her unborn baby who were killed when they were crushed by a tree at a public housing complex in central Kentucky.
Ky. fundraising restrictions to stop school cake walks
Changes to state accounting guidelines raised the ire of the Rowan County Board of Education in northeastern Kentucky last week when members learned that cake walks are among the fundraisers no longer allowed in public schools.
Pastor charged with killing 3 at Ky. pawn shop
A pastor from a small Kentucky town is accused of killing the husband-and-wife owners of a pawn shop and one of their customers, all while the owners' children were nearby.
Rockets in Ky. show destroying nerve gas arms not easy
Weapons armed with the same nerve gas used on Syrian citizens last month sit in grass-topped concrete bunkers at an Army depot in Kentucky, 20 years after the U.S. government promised to destroy them.
Ky. native describes scene of Navy Yard shooting
A Kentucky native working at the Washington, D.C., Navy Yard where a gunman killed 12 people Monday credits a mountain of paperwork for his own survival.
Man shoots cancer-stricken wife; 'I only did what she told me'
A Kentucky man told a 911 dispatcher that he shot and killed his wife — a cancer patient — early Wednesday because she asked him to do it.
Financial adviser under investigation tries to kill wife, shoots self
An Indiana investment adviser under investigation for financial crimes tried to shoot his wife – who escaped unhurt by climbing through a bathroom window – before turning the gun on himself.
ACLU warns Kentucky schools about Bible giveaways
The American Civil Liberties Union says some Kentucky public schools have allowed Bibles to be given to students during school hours, and it is warning school districts to end the practice or risk a lawsuit.
Three dead in murder-suicide involving ex-county official
Police say Raymond C. Smith shot three people, killing two, before driving to a cemetery and killing himself. Smith served as the top elected official in Knox County, Ky, from 2002 to 2006. Two years later, he pleaded guilty to a federal mail fraud charge.
Time change for city meeting Thursday
The City of Ashland Board Commissioners meeting will be Thursday at 2 p.m. instead of the orginally schedued 7 p.m. because of schedule conflicts.
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