News & Events
- Polar vortex, Midwest floods, California fires: The U.S.'s wild 2019 weather December 11, 2019From a brutal polar vortex that froze much of the Midwest and East Coast in January to Hurricane Dorian that killed dozens in the Bahamas in September, Mother Nature dealt Americans a wild and deadly weather year in 2019.
- Texas to execute inmate convicted of killing prison boot factory supervisor December 11, 2019Texas plans on Wednesday to execute a man convicted more than a decade ago of killing a prison boot factory supervisor by slitting his throat because he was upset he had to work as a janitor.
- Jersey City gunmen targeted Jewish grocery for lethal attack: mayor December 11, 2019Police in the New York metropolitan area were put on high alert to protect Jewish neighborhoods after an hours-long gunbattle with two men around a Jersey City kosher market that killed six people, authorities said.
- Exclusive: U.S. Army will fund rare earths plant for weapons development December 11, 2019The U.S. Army plans to fund construction of rare earths processing facilities, part of an urgent push by Washington to secure domestic supply of the minerals used to make military weapons and electronics, according to a government document seen by Reuters.
- U.S. interior immigration arrests fell despite Trump push December 11, 2019Non-border immigration arrests in the United States fell by 10 percent in the year to September from a year earlier, the latest U.S. data shows, a drop the head of Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) said was partly due to the diversion of the agency's resources to the border.
- New Jersey gun battle leaves six dead, including cop and both suspects December 11, 2019Police waged an hours-long gunfight with two men armed with high-powered rifles on Tuesday in and around a New Jersey cemetery and kosher market, leaving six people dead, including one officer and both suspects, authorities said.
- Buttigieg opens fundraisers to media after tension over donor influence December 11, 2019U.S. Democratic presidential contender Pete Buttigieg held his first fundraiser open to press coverage on Tuesday after facing pressure from rival Elizabeth Warren to be more transparent.
- Climate change hitting top U.S. fishery in the Arctic: NOAA December 11, 2019Climate change is causing chaos in the Bering Sea, home to one of America's largest fisheries, an example of how rising temperatures can rapidly change ecosystems important to the economy, U.S. federal government scientists said in a report on Tuesday.
- Church nativity scene depicts Holy Family as caged refugees December 11, 2019A Methodist church in Southern California has turned a classic Christmas tradition - the Nativity scene depicting the birth of Jesus - into a statement about immigration by putting the Holy Family in cages.
- U.S. Senate leader McConnell raises possibility of quick impeachment trial December 11, 2019U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell raised the prospect on Tuesday of a short Senate impeachment trial for President Donald Trump in which no witnesses would be called.
- Inmates Train Paws with Purpose Service Dogs December 11, 2019Inmates train the Paws with Purpose dogs.
- Blueprint for Kentucky’s Children Releases 2020 Legislative Priorities December 11, 2019More than 100 non-profits are part of the coalition.
- What Kentuckians Should Expect From the December Democratic Debate December 11, 2019The sixth debate takes place in California
- EKU President Michael Benson Resigns December 11, 2019Benson has been with EKU since 2013
- Louisville Men's Golf Coach Mark Crabtree Retiring After 21 Years December 11, 2019Under Crabtree the Cardinals have made four trips to NCAA Championships
- Kentucky's Lynn Bowden Named Paul Hornung Award Winner December 11, 2019The Hornung Award honors football's most versatile player
- A Cold Hump Day, but at Least It's Sunny! December 11, 2019Wind Chills Stay in the 30s This Afternoon
- Sunny, But Cold Wednesday December 10, 2019When Rain Will Return
- Federal Workers are Slated to Receive Twelve Weeks of Paid Parental Leave December 10, 2019The 1993 Family and Medical Leave Act requires most employers to provide leave for up to twelve weeks but it’s unpaid.
- First Executive Order for Governor Beshear: Reorganize Kentucky Board of Education December 10, 2019Current board members are challenging the order