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# kentucky - Saturday 30 July, 2022

Death toll from Kentucky floods rises to 25, with more fatalities expected
# United States
# United States

Death toll from Kentucky floods rises to 25, with more fatalities expected

Updated Jul 30th 2022, 5:45 PM 16,028 Views 5 Comments

Torrential rain earlier this week caused unprecedented flash flooding in the east of the state.

# kentucky - Monday 13 December, 2021

Biden declares major disaster in Kentucky after tornadoes kill dozens in midwestern US
# Emergency
# Emergency

Biden declares major disaster in Kentucky after tornadoes kill dozens in midwestern US

Dec 13th 2021, 9:02 AM 8,435 Views 6 Comments

Officials have cautioned that the death toll, for now at 94, could still rise.

# kentucky - Sunday 12 December, 2021

Severe weather 'new normal,' US emergency chief warns after tornadoes
# US Storms
# US Storms

Severe weather 'new normal,' US emergency chief warns after tornadoes

Dec 12th 2021, 6:32 PM 11,226 Views 11 Comments

Scientists have stopped short of conclusive determinations that more violent storms are the result of climate change, but they agree that evidence is building.

Tornadoes leave 80 dead in six US states; one town reduced to 'matchsticks'
# Kentucky
# Kentucky

Tornadoes leave 80 dead in six US states; one town reduced to 'matchsticks'

Updated Dec 12th 2021, 3:17 PM 46,264 Views 19 Comments

More than 70 people are believed to have been killed in Kentucky alone, many of them workers at a candle factory, while at least six died in an Amazon warehouse in Illinois.

# kentucky - Saturday 11 December, 2021

Deaths from tornado could top 100, says Kentucky governor
# US
# US

Deaths from tornado could top 100, says Kentucky governor

Updated Dec 11th 2021, 3:40 PM 28,708 Views 17 Comments

At least 70 people were killed by the storms.

# kentucky - Sunday 5 December, 2021

US lawmaker slammed for gun-toting Christmas tweet after school shooting
# Thomas Massie
# Thomas Massie

US lawmaker slammed for gun-toting Christmas tweet after school shooting

Dec 5th 2021, 4:01 PM 53,310 Views 62 Comments

Parents of school shooting victims and fellow lawmakers accused Massie of insensitivity following a recent Michigan shooting.

# kentucky - Friday 25 September, 2020

Breonna Taylor’s family condemn prosecutor for failing to charge officers
# Louisville
# Louisville

Breonna Taylor’s family condemn prosecutor for failing to charge officers

Sep 25th 2020, 10:15 PM 28,074 Views 54 Comments

Taylor, a black woman who was an emergency medical worker, was shot multiple times by white officers.

Another night under curfew for Louisville after city rocked by Breonna Taylor protests
# Breonna Taylor
# Breonna Taylor

Another night under curfew for Louisville after city rocked by Breonna Taylor protests

Sep 25th 2020, 6:53 AM 13,251 Views 0 Comments

It was confirmed on Wednesday that a grand jury had decided not to charge anyone in connection with the killing of Taylor.

# kentucky - Thursday 24 September, 2020

Suspect in custody after two police officers shot in US protests against Breonna Taylor death
# Breonna Taylor
# Breonna Taylor

Suspect in custody after two police officers shot in US protests against Breonna Taylor death

Sep 24th 2020, 6:40 AM 14,383 Views 0 Comments

A grand jury indicted a police officer for shooting into neighbouring apartments, but did not charge him over Taylor’s death.

# kentucky - Wednesday 23 September, 2020

Grand jury indicts one police officer in relation to Breonna Taylor death
# Kentucky
# Kentucky

Grand jury indicts one police officer in relation to Breonna Taylor death

Sep 23rd 2020, 6:56 PM 20,884 Views 47 Comments

Her death sparked protests across the US.

# kentucky - Saturday 5 September, 2020

Kanye West seeks place on presidential ballot in Kentucky
# Late Registration
# Late Registration

Kanye West seeks place on presidential ballot in Kentucky

Sep 5th 2020, 11:59 AM 29,427 Views 34 Comments

The musician has been barred from Arizona’s ballot.

# kentucky - Tuesday 11 August, 2020

British number one suffers heart palpitations in defeat
# Worry
From The42
# Worry

British number one suffers heart palpitations in defeat

Aug 11th 2020, 6:47 PM 7,588 Views 1 Comment

Johanna Konta needed a medical timeout as doctors checked her pulse and blood pressure.

# kentucky - Thursday 4 July, 2019

Fire at US Jim Beam warehouse destroys 45,000 barrels of bourbon, as alcohol flows into river
# Down The Drain
# Down The Drain

Fire at US Jim Beam warehouse destroys 45,000 barrels of bourbon, as alcohol flows into river

Jul 4th 2019, 7:41 AM 29,506 Views 24 Comments

State officials are now worried that the runoff whiskey seeping into the Kentucky River could kill fish.

# kentucky - Tuesday 22 January, 2019

Trump says students accused of mocking Native American 'unfairly treated'
# Smeared
# Smeared

Trump says students accused of mocking Native American 'unfairly treated'

Jan 22nd 2019, 7:06 AM 40,219 Views 143 Comments

The US President tweeted at a Fox News host and said new footage showed that “media was wrong”.

# kentucky - Tuesday 23 January, 2018

Two students killed and 17 injured in Kentucky high school shooting
# Marshall County High School
# Marshall County High School

Two students killed and 17 injured in Kentucky high school shooting

Jan 23rd 2018, 11:01 PM 29,795 Views 94 Comments

The 15-year-old suspect is in custody but his name has yet to be released.

# kentucky - Monday 31 July, 2017

Actor and playwright Sam Shepard has died aged 73
# Kentucky
# Kentucky

Actor and playwright Sam Shepard has died aged 73

Jul 31st 2017, 5:00 PM 32,712 Views 12 Comments

He recently played the character Robert Rayburn in the Netflix show Bloodline.

# kentucky - Friday 5 May, 2017

US students caught red-handed after crawling through air duct to steal exam paper
# Duct Tales
# Duct Tales

US students caught red-handed after crawling through air duct to steal exam paper

May 5th 2017, 9:11 PM 29,525 Views 31 Comments

The pair face police charges, and expulsion from the University of Kentucky.

# kentucky - Thursday 27 April, 2017

Passenger dragged off United Airlines plane reaches settlement for undisclosed amount
# David Dao
# David Dao

Passenger dragged off United Airlines plane reaches settlement for undisclosed amount

Apr 27th 2017, 9:47 PM 24,882 Views 28 Comments

The settlement means United will not face the lawsuit that many observers expected.

# kentucky - Sunday 2 April, 2017

Judge rejects Trump's defence against claim he incited violence at rally
# Assault
# Assault

Judge rejects Trump's defence against claim he incited violence at rally

Apr 2nd 2017, 10:57 AM 25,337 Views 0 Comments

Two women and a man say they were shoved and punched by audience members at Trump’s command.

# kentucky - Monday 17 October, 2016

Three men arrested after fatal shooting of Olympic sprinter Tyson Gay's daughter
# Trinity Gay
# Trinity Gay

Three men arrested after fatal shooting of Olympic sprinter Tyson Gay's daughter

Oct 17th 2016, 8:32 AM 17,922 Views 25 Comments

Trinity Gay was shot dead in Kentucky yesterday.

# kentucky - Friday 10 June, 2016

In Photos: Thousands line the streets for Muhammad Ali's funeral
# Kentucky
# Kentucky

In Photos: Thousands line the streets for Muhammad Ali's funeral

Jun 10th 2016, 6:56 PM 14,968 Views 6 Comments

The former heavyweight world champion passed away a week ago today.

# kentucky - Wednesday 9 September, 2015

Anti-gay marriage clerk released from jail, annoys Eye of the Tiger writer
# Rocky Patch
# Rocky Patch

Anti-gay marriage clerk released from jail, annoys Eye of the Tiger writer

Sep 9th 2015, 8:39 AM 16,742 Views 138 Comments

Kim Davis’ fourth husband was present at the rally.

# kentucky - Friday 4 September, 2015

Joyous scenes - and insults - as gay couples get marriage licences
# Kentucky
# Kentucky

Joyous scenes - and insults - as gay couples get marriage licences

Sep 4th 2015, 4:57 PM 17,490 Views 122 Comments

One man harassed a couple, saying: “More sodomites getting married?” He was asked to leave the building.

# kentucky - Thursday 3 September, 2015

Clerk jailed for refusing to issue same-sex marriage licences
# Kentucky
# Kentucky

Clerk jailed for refusing to issue same-sex marriage licences

Sep 3rd 2015, 10:45 PM 23,639 Views 157 Comments

“God’s moral law conflicts with my job duties,” Kim Davis told the judge.

# kentucky - Wednesday 5 August, 2015

Police offer to 'eliminate competition' for drug dealers
# Helpful
# Helpful

Police offer to 'eliminate competition' for drug dealers

Aug 5th 2015, 6:10 AM 16,981 Views 15 Comments

“Is your drug dealing competition costing you money?”

# kentucky - Tuesday 4 August, 2015

Parents sue after video shows eight-year-old special needs students being handcuffed
# America
# America

Parents sue after video shows eight-year-old special needs students being handcuffed

Aug 4th 2015, 6:56 PM 20,649 Views 47 Comments

“You can do what we’ve asked you to, or you can suffer the consequences.”

# kentucky - Tuesday 5 May, 2015

Man accused of eating woman's organs has rape added to charges
# Kentucky
# Kentucky

Man accused of eating woman's organs has rape added to charges

May 5th 2015, 9:33 PM 26,262 Views 0 Comments

Joseph Oberhansley is charged with murder and abuse of a corpse.

# kentucky - Wednesday 22 April, 2015

Man spends 40 years on the run, turns himself in because he needs medical treatment
# Man On The Run
# Man On The Run

Man spends 40 years on the run, turns himself in because he needs medical treatment

Apr 22nd 2015, 9:04 PM 40,404 Views 23 Comments

His health is poor from a stroke and he has difficulty speaking.

# kentucky - Tuesday 14 April, 2015

Prepare to sniffle: Couple of 73 years die just five minutes apart
# Everlasting Love
# Everlasting Love

Prepare to sniffle: Couple of 73 years die just five minutes apart

Apr 14th 2015, 9:00 PM 35,752 Views 43 Comments

If you don’t love this, you are a robot.

# kentucky - Thursday 2 April, 2015

This man won a free holiday but couldn't bring his wife, so he took the saddest pictures
# No Fun Allowed
From The Daily Edge
# No Fun Allowed

This man won a free holiday but couldn't bring his wife, so he took the saddest pictures

Apr 2nd 2015, 8:54 PM 10,679 Views 2 Comments

:’(

# kentucky - Wednesday 18 March, 2015

Basketball coach phones Jesus to ask about odds of winning a game, Jesus hangs up on him
# Who Ya Gonna Call?
From The42
# Who Ya Gonna Call?

Basketball coach phones Jesus to ask about odds of winning a game, Jesus hangs up on him

Mar 18th 2015, 7:05 PM 5,103 Views 2 Comments

They don’t call it March Madness for nothing.

# kentucky - Tuesday 6 January, 2015

College in the US makes video games an official sport
# Let The Games Begin
From The Daily Edge
# Let The Games Begin

College in the US makes video games an official sport

Jan 6th 2015, 7:23 PM 4,203 Views 6 Comments

Athletic scholarship without ever leaving your chair.

# kentucky - Saturday 3 January, 2015

A seven-year-old girl survived a plane crash that killed four people
# Kentucky
# Kentucky

A seven-year-old girl survived a plane crash that killed four people

Jan 3rd 2015, 8:45 PM 26,519 Views 17 Comments

The girl walked to the home of a local man and told him what happened.

# kentucky - Friday 31 October, 2014

TV weatherman does his report as a skeleton, wins Halloween
# Worked To The Bone
From The Daily Edge
# Worked To The Bone

TV weatherman does his report as a skeleton, wins Halloween

Oct 31st 2014, 8:20 PM 6,042 Views 0 Comments

What’s the point of that big old green screen if you’re not going to use it to make yourself a skeleton, right?

# kentucky - Wednesday 15 January, 2014

Schoolkid asks Jennifer Lawrence to be his prom date
# Prom Date
From The Daily Edge
# Prom Date

Schoolkid asks Jennifer Lawrence to be his prom date

Jan 15th 2014, 10:06 AM 3,076 Views 2 Comments

“We’ve got lots in common.”

# kentucky - Wednesday 8 January, 2014

Escaped convict turned himself in because it was 'too cold'
# On The Run
From The Daily Edge
# On The Run

Escaped convict turned himself in because it was 'too cold'

Jan 8th 2014, 8:07 AM 21,772 Views 24 Comments

Robert Vick thought better of his decision to escape prison in Kentucky.

# kentucky - Friday 3 January, 2014

US police help woman who took selfie of domestic abuse
# Kentucky
# Kentucky

US police help woman who took selfie of domestic abuse

Jan 3rd 2014, 7:30 PM 34,149 Views 33 Comments

The woman in Kentucky posted a picture of her beaten up face after her husband allegedly attacked her.

# kentucky - Friday 29 November, 2013

The Kentucky Fried Chicken candle means your house can smell like KFC all the time
# Finger Lickin' Good
From The Daily Edge
# Finger Lickin' Good

The Kentucky Fried Chicken candle means your house can smell like KFC all the time

Nov 29th 2013, 11:32 AM 1,382 Views 2 Comments

Sure, what more could you want?

# kentucky - Thursday 27 December, 2012

Pics: Snowstorms batter the US midwest and head east
# United States
# United States

Pics: Snowstorms batter the US midwest and head east

Dec 27th 2012, 8:43 AM 6,617 Views 2 Comments

At least six people have died as a result of the storm with authorities telling people to stay at home and not risk treacherous roads.

# kentucky - Monday 5 March, 2012

Toddler found alive in field after tornado dies
# US
# US

Toddler found alive in field after tornado dies

Mar 5th 2012, 10:01 AM 1,971 Views 4 Comments

The 15-month-old’s parents, brother and sister were killed in a storm which wreaked havoc across five US states.

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