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Missing boys found alive in Kentucky woods

Two young brothers from southwestern Kentucky were found alive Friday in the woods about a mile from their home, wet but otherwise unharmed about 17 hours after they were reported missing, law enforcement officials said.


Earthquake rattles eastern Kentucky

A 4.3-magnitude earthquake struck eight miles west of Whitesburg, Ky., early Saturday afternoon, the U.S. Geological Survey reported. There were no immediate reports of damage.


Social media sensation dies of cancer at 13

Lane Goodwin, the 13-year-old Western Kentucky boy who gained national attention in his fight against cancer, died Wednesday at his home in Beech Grove.


Prisoner sues after inmate bites off part of his nose

Prison Violence

A gay man sued a Kentucky jail and a fellow inmate Tuesday, saying the other prisoner bit off part of his nose after harassing him for days. The suit says that Brandon Milam, of Bowling Green, Ky., was sitting on his bed on July 2 when Timothy Schwartz, the other inmate, approached him, pinned him against the wall and began punching his face.


Army drops Nugent for Obama remarks

It's lights out on Ted Nugent's scheduled performance at an Army base in Kentucky.
Commanders at Fort Knox have decided against allowing the "Motor City Madman" to take the stage at the base in June, the latest fallout over Nugent's comments that he would be "dead or in jail" if President Barack Obama were re-elected.


Sen. Rand Paul stopped by Tenn. airport security

Rand Paul

Sen. Rand Paul of Kentucky, the son of Republican presidential candidate Ron Paul and a frequent critic of the Transportation Security Administration, was stopped by security at the Nashville airport Monday when a scanner set off an alarm and Paul declined to allow a security officer to subsequently pat him down. The White House said airport security acted appropriately....


Muhammad Ali cheered at 70th birthday bash in Ky.

Muhammad Ali

Muhammad Ali soaked in familiar cheers and chants along with a rendition of "Happy Birthday" on Saturday night as friends and admirers celebrated the boxing champ's coming 70th birthday at a party in his Kentucky hometown....


Incumbent parties prevail in governors' races

Kentucky's Democratic governor easily won another term, and Mississippi voters kept their governor's office in GOP hands — decisions that suggested many Americans were not ready to abandon incumbent parties.

Senh: Good news for the Democrats. They're not entirely dead. I guess people are, in general, unhappy with lawmakers, and that includes Republicans too. It just depends on who they dislike more.


Ky. jury rules against penis amputation patient

A Kentucky truck driver who was wheeled into surgery for a simple circumcision but awoke without part of his penis lost his multimillion-dollar lawsuit Wednesday against the urologist who cut off a cancer-riddled section of the organ....


Kentucky Senate chief wins GOP primary in governor's race

Kentucky Senate president David Williams easily defeated two others to win the GOP primary.


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