FRANKFORT (AP) — Kentucky reported more than 700 new coronavirus cases and 15 additional virus-related deaths on Friday, along with a slightly higher rate of positive cases.
FRANKFORT (AP) — Kentucky's Supreme Court has agreed to take up the Democratic governor's challenge of Republican-backed laws aimed at limiting his authority to respond to the COVID-19 pandemic.
FRANKFORT (AP) — Kentucky has enough COVID-19 vaccine on hand to make big inroads toward achieving an inoculation benchmark tied to lifting capacity limits at most of its businesses and venues, Gov. Andy Beshear said Thursday.
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden’s COVID-19 vaccination campaign hit a snag Tuesday when federal regulators recommended a “pause” in administering Johnson & Johnson shots. But the White House portrayed the action as important validation of his measured approach throughout the rollout.
FRANKFORT (AP) — Kentucky's governor stood aside and let a bill become law that protects an array of businesses from coronavirus-related lawsuits. But he warned Monday that the measure is likely to draw a court challenge.
The Madison County Health Department (MCHD) is pausing use of the Johnson and Johnson COVID-19 vaccine per guidance from the FDA, CDC, and Kentucky Department for Public Health.
FRANKFORT (AP) — Kentucky will adhere to a pause in using the single-dose Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine, Gov. Andy Beshear said Tuesday as he urged people to sign up for the other vaccination options.
LOUISVILLE (AP) — Gov. Andy Beshear offered an incentive Monday for accelerating the pace for COVID-19 vaccinations, saying he will lift capacity restrictions at most venues and businesses once 2.5 million Kentuckians have received at least their first shot.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court is telling California that it can’t enforce coronavirus-related restrictions that have limited home-based religious worship including Bible studies and prayer meetings.
FRANKFORT (AP) — Kentucky reported a weekly increase in COVID-19 cases Monday after an extended stretch of declining infections, as the governor urged vigilance to guard against another potential surge.
Almost one month after a regional vaccine clinic opened on EKU’s campus in partnership with Baptist Health Richmond, more than 7,500 doses have been administered.
A total of 107 deaths have been recorded for Madison County — an increase of two since last reported on March 26 — according to the state's COVID-19 website.
FRANKFORT, Ky. (KT) – Six thousand Kentuckians have now lost their lives due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Kentucky Department for Public Health reported on Friday.Twenty-seven more deaths were reported from local health departments on Friday, with the latest victims ranging in age from 33 t…
FRANKFORT (AP) — Gov. Andy Beshear has proposed nearly $700 million in direct aid to small businesses and low-income Kentuckians as part of a multi-layered plan he presented to lawmakers for spending about $2.4 billion in federal pandemic aid being funneled to the state.
FRANKFORT (AP) — Kentuckians aged 50 and up are now eligible for the coronavirus vaccine and should sign up for appointments as soon as they are available, Gov. Andy Beshear said Monday.
A total of 103 deaths have been recorded for Madison County — an increase of four since last reported on March 20 — according to the state's COVID-19 website.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. on Friday cleared President Joe Biden's goal of injecting 100 million coronavirus shots, more than a month before his target date of his 100th day in office, as the president prepared to set his sights higher in the nationwide vaccination effort.
FRANKFORT (AP) — Kentucky's governor has relaxed the curfew on bars and restaurants as the state's rate of positive COVID-19 cases reached its lowest level since early July.
While reflecting over the past year in his 2021 State of the City Address, Richmond Mayor Robert Blythe said we had truly lived through unprecedented times — something individuals in the city of Richmond won’t soon forget.
As of Friday afternoon, Madison County returned to an 'orange zone' classification just one day after they had fallen into a 'yellow zone' with an incident rate of 10.0 cases per 100,000 population on Thursday.
FRANKFORT (AP) — Kentucky's Republican lawmakers have doubled down on demanding that the Democratic governor obtain their approval before spending the massive federal pandemic relief headed to the state.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — As millions continue to wait their turn for the COVID-19 vaccine, small but steady amounts of the precious doses have gone to waste across the country.
FRANKFORT (AP) — Kentucky can beat the president's timetable for offering COVID-19 vaccinations to every adult wanting one, Gov. Andy Beshear said Monday as the state reached an inoculation milestone.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Marking a year of loss and disruption, President Joe Biden on Thursday signed into law the $1.9 trillion relief package that he said will help the U.S. defeat the coronavirus and nurse the economy back to health. Some checks to Americans could begin arriving this weekend.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The House approved a sweeping pandemic relief package over Republican opposition on Wednesday, sending it to President Joe Biden to be signed into law. The milestone political victory would provide $1,400 checks for most Americans and direct billions of dollars to schools, …
WASHINGTON (AP) — A Congress riven along party lines approved a landmark $1.9 trillion COVID-19 relief bill Wednesday, as President Joe Biden and Democrats claimed a triumph on a bill that marshals the government’s spending might against twin pandemic and economic crises that have upended a nation.
FRANKFORT (AP) — Kentucky's government is forecast to eventually receive about $2.4 billion from the latest round of federal pandemic relief, the state budget director told lawmakers Tuesday.
FRANKFORT, Ky (AP) — About a quarter of Kentucky adults have received at least one dose of a COVID-19 vaccine, Gov. Andy Beshear announced Monday, adding he expects that number to rise as more vaccination sites open and supplies increase.
NEW YORK (AP) — Fully vaccinated Americans can gather with other vaccinated people indoors without wearing a mask or social distancing, according to long-awaited guidance from federal health officials.
LEXINGTON - The former director of Kentucky’s unemployment insurance program was found dead Sunday. Muncie McNamara was 39.According to The Register's news partners at WKYT, McNamara died “after a battle with chronic depression,” according to his obituary.McNamara joined the Gov. Andy Beshea…
FRANKFORT, Ky. (KT) – Kentucky saw its lowest number of new COVID-19 cases in nearly six months on Monday, and the CDC released new guidance for those who are fully vaccinated.During a Capitol press briefing, Gov. Andy Beshear said, “We are reporting just 331 new cases of COVID-19. That is…
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate approved a sweeping pandemic relief package over Republican opposition on Saturday, moving President Joe Biden closer to a milestone political victory that would provide $1,400 checks for most American and direct billions of dollars to schools, state and local go…
FRANKFORT (AP) — A memorial service will be held Saturday to honor Kentucky residents who have died from the coronavirus, Gov. Andy Beshear said.
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden and Democrats in Congress are jamming their agenda forward with a sense of urgency, an unapologetically partisan approach based on the calculation that it’s better to advance the giant COVID-19 rescue package and other priorities than waste time courting…
FRANKFORT (KT) — The investigation into the fatal shooting of a Louisville man, after someone reportedly opened fire on Louisville Police and Kentucky National Guardsmen, has determined a bullet from a Guardsman’s weapon caused the fatal wound.
In efforts to limit the continuing spread of the coronavirus, patients, family members, visitors, staff and vendors must wear a face mask at all times while in the Baptist Health Richmond location.
HODGENVILLE, Ky. (AP) — The Abraham Lincoln Birthplace in Kentucky is increasing visitor access and services this week with guidance from government health officials about the coronavirus pandemic.
For weeks Samantha Clarke calmly listened to the insults and threats directed daily at her and her employees by people who learned they couldn't enter the Modesto, California, store without wearing a mask and following other coronavirus-related rules.
NEW YORK (AP) — With New York City poised to reopen after a more than two-month coronavirus shutdown, officials on Sunday lifted a curfew that was in place amid protests of police brutality and racial injustice. But they also urged that demonstrators be tested for COVID-19.
The Richmond Raceway roared back into action on Saturday with an incredibly busy card of racing.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Biologist Carlos Ruiz has spent a quarter-century working to save golden lion tamarins, the charismatic long-maned monkeys native to Brazil’s Atlantic Forest.
Because of disruptions caused by the coronavirus pandemic, Richmond Parks and Recreation has transformed its annual summer camp program to an at-home summer camp.
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Health officials in Kentucky's largest city are urging protesters to get tested for the coronavirus.
FRANKFORT, Ky. (KT) - Another big spike in cases of the coronavirus in Kentucky was reported Thursday at Gov. Andy Beshear’s daily press briefing.
U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) announced Wednesday the Kentucky Hospital Research and Education Foundation, an arm of the Kentucky Hospital Association (KHA), will receive $1,805,649 to respond to the coronavirus pandemic.
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — A 9-month-old who tested positive for COVID-19 was among eight more people whose deaths were related to the coronavirus in Kentucky, Gov. Andy Beshear announced Wednesday.
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky Gov. Andy Beshear said Wednesday that he has reached agreement with top lawmakers on adjusting state transportation spending without a special legislative session.
Calling it a "very difficult budget situation to be in," in light of global pandemic, Berea Mayor Bruce Fraley and the city's council approved the first reading of the 2021 fiscal year budget.
WINCHESTER, Ky. (AP) — Day use recreation sites at Daniel Boone National Forest are reopening after being temporarily shut down due to the coronavirus pandemic.
Since the coronavirus pandemic began, Kentucky food banks have seen a 30% increase in use according to Ryan Quarles, the state’s agriculture commissioner.
Coronavirus cases showed a big drop on Sunday, but jumped again on Monday to a number similar to the elevated numbers seen near the end of last week. Prior to the elevation in numbers late last week, the state had seen a downward trend for almost two weeks.
- Madison County sees decrease rate, becomes 'yellow zone'
- MCHD reflects on COVID pandemic one year later
- Kentuckians aged 50 and up eligible for COVID-19 vaccine
- Madison County surpasses 100 COVID-19 deaths
- Biden eyes new goal after US clears 100M shots since Jan. 20
- Kentucky relaxes virus-related curfew for bars, restaurants
- Blythe reflects on 2020, looks to future in address
- County returns to 'orange zone,' nine new deaths
- 'Light at the end of the tunnel'
- City of Berea extends some tax deadlines
- Berea approves small business loan
- Lawmakers exert influence in deciding uses for pandemic aid
- Extent of COVID-19 vaccine waste remains largely unknown
- Kentucky governor upbeat about pace of COVID-19 vaccinations
- Low case numbers reported following weekend
- Luck of the Irish
- Biden signs $1.9T relief bill before speech to nation
- Local church succumbs to flooding, seeks help
- What's inside the $1.9T COVID-19 bill passed by Congress
- Congress OKs $1.9T virus relief bill in win for Biden, Dems
- Federal virus relief expected to send billions to Kentucky
- Beshear: 4th of Kentucky adults have gotten at least 1 dose
- Fully vaccinated people can gather without masks, CDC says
- Kentucky’s former unemployment director found dead
- Virus numbers at lowest level in 6 months
- Incident rate continues to decrease in county, 27 new cases
- Highlights of the $1.9T COVID bill nearing final passage
- Kentucky's coronavirus cases continue to decline
- Memorial service planned for those who died from coronavirus
- Eager to act, Biden and Democrats leave Republicans behind
- Kentucky Senate backs bill requiring schools to reopen
- Judge blocks laws in showdown between governor, lawmakers
- 101.7 tons of munitions destroyed at BGCAPP
- 'School of Opportunity' hosts first regional vaccine clinic with BHR
- Biden urges Senate Dems to rally behind $1.9T virus bill
- Kentucky has 7th week of declining virus cases
- Flooding brings call for state of emergency
- 50 new cases, incident rate decreases
- State has seventh week of declining virus cases
- Madison County becomes 'orange zone' for COVID-19
- UPDATED: Woman identified in fatal crash
- Richmond acquires 430 acres, looks to usage
- Woman charged with criminal abuse of a minor after child calls 911
- Resurfacing to begin for Eastern Bypass
- Beshear welcomes Buc-ee: Governor and local officials attend groundbreaking for travel center
- The Bookworm and The Serpent: New book details struggle to create Madison County public library
- 'Hillbilly Elegy' author J.D. Vance quits firm after tweets
- Richmond native becomes curator of clothing and textiles at the Missouri Historical Society
- Report: State workers gamed the system to collect jobless benefits
- HIGH SCHOOL SWIMMING: Central, Model claim regional titles