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Kentucky Teacher Accused of Having Drunken Sex with 15-year-old Former Student

A Kentucky teacher has been arrested and accused of providing a 15-year-old boy with alcohol before having sex with him last year. Amy Hamilton, 40, turned herself into authorities on Monday. The Harrison County Prosecutor charged her with felony sexual misconduct with a minor. Hamilton, who current


Kentucky's Concealed Carry Bill Allows People To Carry Weapons Without Training Or Permits

On the one year anniversary of one of America's deadliest school shooting, state lawmakers in Kentucky advanced a bill that would legalize permitless carry. The bill, which passed the Kentucky state Senate 29-8 on Thursday, would allow those legally able to possess a gun to carry a concealed weapon


Kentucky vs. Tennessee live stream: Watch college basketball online

The two best teams in the Southeastern Conference are squaring off today as the Kentucky Wildcats host the Tennessee Vols this evening. The top ranked Tennessee Volunteers have not lost a game since they faced the Kansas Jayhawks back on Nov. 24. The Vols are currently 23-1 and literally have not be


‘A sad day for ... justice system.’ Kentucky detective sentenced for lying in gruesome case

A former Kentucky State Police detective who admitted lying in court was sentenced Thursday to two years probation with eight months of that time on home incarceration. Charles J. Senters had entered a guilty plea in October to one federal count of making a false statement while under oath.


What to Know: No. 1 Tennessee at No. 5 Kentucky

For the 226th time, Tennessee and Kentucky will meet on the basketball court when the two teams face-off on Saturday in Lexington. And this weekend’s game is arguably the biggest regular season contest between the two programs.


College basketball rankings: Tennessee is No. 1 in the Top 25 And 1 but an underdog at Kentucky

has been No. 1 in the CBS Sports Top 25 And 1 daily college basketball rankings for 56 consecutive mornings. But if the Vols are going to extend that streak to 57, they'll have to perform well Saturday night at Kentucky in what is undeniably their biggest test in a while.


Kentucky State Police Searching for Escaped Inmate

The Kentucky State Police need your help. They are searching for an inmate who escaped yesterday from the Union County Detention Center in Morganfield. The inmate is identified as 40 year-old Jason Stangel of Uniontown, KY. He was lodged in the Union County Detention Center for non-violent charges b


Best Channels To Watch Kentucky vs Tennessee Live Stream Online

Many basketball fans don’t miss any match that is related to the sport. And one of such major game that is taking place in the NCAA basketball matches. So today on this Saturday eve as a weekend treat for the basketball fans the match is to be held at 8 PM ET.


Kentucky State Police asking for help with 3-year-old murder investigation

GUTHRIE, Ky. (WBKO) -- Kentucky State Police is asking for the public's help in a murder investigation from 2015 that has yet to be solved. Back on June 28, 2015, police were notified of the death of 79-year-old Amos Yoder, his body located at a home on Old Trenton Road in Guthrie.


Report: Kentucky high school football coach fired for exchanging sexual texts with student

A Kentucky high school football coach was fired last month after he exchanged “text messages of a sexual nature” with a female student, the Louisville Courier Journal reported on Friday.


Kentucky Senate passes bill to let people concealed carry without permit, training

FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — The Kentucky Senate has passed a bill that would allow people to carry a concealed handgun without a permit or training. The measure, backed by the National Rifle Association, cleared the Senate on a 29-8 vote on Thursday, a few hours after a committee advanced it. The bill now


‘She has to come home.’ Here’s how you can help find missing Kentucky mom

Volunteers can help in a Saturday search for a Richmond mother who has been missing for six weeks. Savannah Spurlock, a 23-year-old mother of four, has been missing since Jan. 4 when she was last seen leaving The Other Bar on Limestone in Lexington with three men.


Photos: LSU 73, Kentucky 71

LSU upset Kentucky with a last-second tip-in and left Rupp Arena with a 73-71 victory. Check out some of the sights and scenes from the biggest win in Will Wade’s tenure in Baton Rouge.


Kentucky law dropping permit for concealed weapons moves forward

(FRANKFURT, Ky.) — A bill proposing that adults don’t need a permit to carry a concealed firearm is one step closer to passing in Kentucky. If it passes in the Republican-controlled state House of Representatives, Kentucky will become the third state to pass such a law in recent weeks.


He wanted sex with a Kentucky 9-year-old and her mother. He got 25 years in prison instead

A Tennessee man who thought he had arranged to have sex with a 9-year-old girl in Frankfort ended up instead with 25 years in federal prison. U.S. District Judge Gregory F. Van Tatenhove sentenced Billy Gene Spears Jr., 47, of Jacksboro, Tenn., Wednesday in Frankfort.


Kavell Bigby-Williams' tip-in gives LSU first win over Kentucky since 2009

LEXINGTON, Ky. -- Kavell Bigby-Williams's tip-in at the buzzer lifted No. 19 LSU to a 73-71 win over fifth-ranked Kentucky on Tuesday night. With the game tied after Keldon Johnson made two free throws with 6 seconds left, Skylar Mays drove the length of the court. His shot missed but Bigby-Williams


A widow says Kentucky Utilities is responsible for her husband’s death. See what she alleges.

A widow whose husband was electrocuted at a construction site last year alleges that his death was due to the negligence of Kentucky Utilities/LG&E. When William E. Everman Jr. raised the bed of a dump truck, it came into contact with high-voltage power lines and caught fire. Everman, 61, was pronou


Kentucky’s No. 1 team stunned in Lexington as regular season comes to a close

Scott County, the state’s top-ranked team all year, went all season without suffering a loss to a Kentucky opponent. Until Friday night: Paul Laurence Dunbar defeated the No. 1 Cardinals, 91-84, for one of the most shocking results of the season on the penultimate night of Kentucky high school baske


Search team claims jeans and t-shirt have been found in rural area where search for missing Kentucky mom Savannah Spurlock is being carried out

A rescue team claims jeans and a t-shirt have been found in an area where the search for missing Kentucky mother Savannah Spurlock is being carried out. Spurlock was last seen on January 4 leaving a bar in Lexington with three men she had just met before going back to their home in a rural area of G


Kentucky ‘no permit’ concealed-carry gun bill advances

In a 29-8 vote Thursday, the Kentucky Senate approved a bill calling for the elimination of permits for carrying concealed weapons in the state. Kentucky already lets gun owners carry firearms openly without a permit.