08/20/14 10:15 AM
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Louis Joseph Brothers used sales of military-grade electronics to Hong Kong to boost the revenue for his business, then resigned from the company he founded when federal investigators started questioning the sales and the company fell apart. Brothers walked away from...
08/19/14 05:15 PM
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — West Virginia billionaire Jim Justice has reached a $1.5 million settlement with Kentucky officials over dozens of violations at several of his coal mines in eastern Kentucky. The agreement between Justice and the state's Department for Natural Resources is a reduction...
08/19/14 03:30 PM
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — New federal rules that labor officials say could save lives at dangerous mining sites have survived a court challenge from mining industry groups. The 6th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals on Tuesday dismissed the lawsuit brought by the National Mining Association and other...
By David M. Drucker | 08/19/14 02:12 PM
The Kentucky Opportunity Coalition, a 501(c)4 advocacy group that is backing McConnell's re-election, will spend $660,000 on a new 30-second ad attacking Kentucky Secretary of State Alison Lundergan Grimes, the Democratic candidate. It will also spend $870,000 to air a positive ad that it has run...
08/15/14 05:00 PM
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — A pair of northern Kentucky business executives have been arrested and charged with illegally sending restricted military grade electronics components to China. FBI Special Agent in Charge Howard S. Marshall says Louis and Rosemary Brothers of Union, Kentucky, were...
08/14/14 03:35 PM
Conway FRANKFORT, Ky. (Legal Newsline) – Kentucky Attorney General Jack Conway announced a judgment on Wednesday against a Russell Springs-based tobacco manufacturer that allegedly violated federal contraband cigarette laws. On Monday, U.S. District Judge Joseph McKinley approved a...
08/14/14 10:30 AM
FRANKFORT, Ky. (Legal Newsline) – A Kentucky appeals court has ruled that a jury’s $1.6 million award was proper in a former smoker’s asbestos case alleging lung cancer. Judge Donna L. Dixon delivered the Aug. 1 opinion in the Kentucky Court of Appeals in the case, which was on remand from the...
By Steve Doty | 08/13/14 08:04 AM
A new poll out of Kentucky finds Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky. leading Alison Lundergan Grimes by four points. Public Policy Polling released the poll Tuesday that showed McConnell with a 44 percent to 40 percent lead over Grimes.
By Becket Adams | 08/12/14 05:10 PM
Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., currently holds a four-point lead over his Democratic opponent, Alison Lundergan Grimes, according to the left-leaning polling firm Public Policy Polling. The longtime Republican senator leads Kentucky's secretary of state in the polls 44 percent...
By Steve Doty | 08/12/14 12:19 PM
Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky. finds himself ahead of his Democratic challenger Alison Lundergan Grimes by four points in a new poll released Tuesday.
By Sean Lengell | 08/06/14 12:24 PM
Gay marriage bans in four states will be significantly tested Wednesday when a three-judge panel will hear arguments on challenges to the laws -- the latest in a slew of lawsuits against similar laws nationwide since last summer.
By Steve Doty | 08/06/14 11:19 AM
Former President Bill Clinton will campaign with Democrat Alison Lundergan Grimes in Kentucky Wednesday.
By Sean Lengell | 08/05/14 05:45 PM
Arkansas and Kentucky have had the biggest reductions of uninsured adults since the Affordable Care Act's requirement that Americans have health insurance took effect in January, a new poll shows.
By Kevin Daley | 07/30/14 05:27 PM
Alison Lundergan Grimes, the Kentucky Democrat challenging Republican Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell for reelection, told reporters that Israel's Iron Dome missile defense system prevents Hamas militants from tunneling into the Jewish state.
By Steve Doty | 07/22/14 10:48 AM
A new Alison Lundergan Grimes campaign ad hits Sen. Mitch McConnell on his 'not my job' comment earlier this year. The ad is part of a six-figure, statewide buy.
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