Report Raises Questions About Mitch McConnell’s Margin Of Victory, Calling It ‘Water Into Wine-Style Miracle’

A new report is raising questions about Mitch McConnell’s margin of victory in his Senate reelection, saying that a resounding win despite a very low approval rating appears to be a “turning water into wine-style miracle.” The analysis from DCReport noted that going into 2020, many voters in Kentucky appeared to be angry with McConnell’s […]

Mitch McConnell Holds Senate Seat For Seventh Term

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell of Kentucky was just re-elected for yet another term on Tuesday, according to the Associated Press. This marks the seventh senate victory of McConnell’s career, and also gives him the honor of being the state’s longest-serving senator. McConnell defeated Amy McGrath, a former Marine fighter pilot. Though the veteran politician […]

Breonna Taylor Jury Was ‘Not Given The Opportunity’ To Consider Homicide Charges, Says Grand Juror

An anonymous grand juror in the Breonna Taylor case recently alleged that the jury was “not given the opportunity” to deliberate homicide charges against the police officers involved in the raid that killed her because Kentucky Attorney General Daniel Cameron never presented them. As tweeted by VICE News correspondent Roberto Ferdman, the juror released an […]

Protesters Gather Outside Mitch McConnell’s Kentucky Home After His Statement On Supreme Court Vacancy

Mitch McConnell’s Kentucky home was surrounded by protesters this weekend after the Senate majority leader issued a statement saying he intended to lead the process to fill a Supreme Court vacancy left after the death of Ruth Bader Ginsburg, an apparent reversal from his stance in 2016. As Fox News reported, a group of close […]

Breonna Taylor’s Boyfriend Kenneth Walker Sues Louisville Police Department, City

Kenneth Walker, the boyfriend of Breonna Taylor, has sued the Louisville Police Department and the city, saying that authorities need to be held accountable for the botched police raid that killed his girlfriend and left him with lasting trauma. As NBC News reported, Walker was asleep in bed with Taylor in the early morning hours […]

Nicholas Sandmann: Who Is The Kentucky Teenager Speaking At The 2020 RNC?

Nicholas Sandmann, a Kentucky teenager and pro-life advocate, will be speaking Tuesday night at the Republican National Convention. The teen was involved in a 2019 viral video that appeared to present the narrative of him antagonizing an elderly Native American man, for which he was portrayed as a villain in some segments of the media. […]

Mitch McConnell Slams Amy McGrath’s New Ad As ‘Racist’ Against His Wife

On Friday, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell responded to attacks from his Democratic challenger Amy McGrath, Fox News reported. McConnell slammed McGrath for releasing a “racist” advertisement that seemed to target his wife Elaine Chao, who is of Chinese descent. In her ad, McGrath — who is a former Marine pilot — accused McConnell of […]

Officers Who Fatally Shot Breonna Taylor Should Not Be Charged, Law Enforcement Experts Tell ‘USA Today’

The police officers involved in the fatal shooting of Breonna Taylor should not face charges, law enforcement experts told USA Today. The fatal shooting of Taylor on March 13 during a botched police raid has become a centerpiece of the growing national protests that arose in the wake of George Floyd’s killing in Minneapolis, with […]

Rene Boucher, Neighbor Who Attacked Senator Rand Paul, Sentenced To An Additional 13 Months

Rene Boucher, the neighbor of Kentucky Senator Rand Paul who assaulted the lawmaker over a dispute about yard waste, has been sentenced to an additional seven months behind bars, plus six months’ home confinement, The Lexington Herald-Leader reported. Boucher had been sentenced to 30 days in jail, plus 100 hours of community service and a […]

Charles Booker Edges Into The Lead To Take On Mitch McConnell In Kentucky Senate Race

Charles Booker moved into the lead in Kentucky’s Democratic Senate primary, where the winner will take on Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell as the party hopes to flip the Senate. As WDRB reported, Booker had been trailing Amy McGrath for much of the early vote counting but moved into the lead with close to 80 […]

Brett Hankison, One Of The Officers Who Shot Breonna Taylor, Has Been Fired

On Tuesday, the Louisville Metro Police Department announced that Brett Hankison, one of the officers who shot Breonna Taylor, had officially been fired, CBS News reported. A letter to Hankison written by Lousiville’s Chief of Police, Robert Schroeder, was posted to the department’s Twitter account on Tuesday. In that letter, Schroeder explained exactly why the […]

Police Report For The Raid At Breonna Taylor’s House Released, Lists Injuries As ‘None’

The Louisville Police Department released the report for the “no-knock” raid at Breonna Taylor’s house which resulted in her death, CBS News reported on Thursday. The report, which was largely incomplete, contained information that contradicted the known facts about the events of that night. According to CBS’ report, only a few of the fields on […]

Mitch McConnell’s Senate Seat Could Be In Trouble After Poll Shows Democratic Challenger In The Lead

Mitch McConnell’s Senate seat could be in trouble as a new poll shows Democratic challenger Amy McGrath with a slim lead. As Newsweek reported, polling from RMB Group showed that McGrath had the support of 41 percent of Kentucky voters to 40 percent for McConnell — with the potential for a much larger lead. “However, […]

Kentucky Man Killed By National Guard Used To Give Police Officers Free Meals, Report Says

A profile by Courier-Journal reports that David McAtee, the Kentucky man who was shot by the National Guard on Monday morning, used to provide police officers with free meals at his western Louisville barbecue business, YaYa’s BBQ. “He fed them free,” his mother, Odessa Riley, said about her son. “He fed the police and didn’t […]

Republican Group Blasts Mitch McConnell In New Ad

The Lincoln Project, a conservative super PAC dedicated to defeating “Trump and Trumpism at the ballot box,” released on Thursday an advertisement slamming Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, Morning Consult reported. The minute-long video juxtaposed devastating statistics about Kentucky with McConnell’s personal wealth. In the ad, the senator was dubbed “Rich Mitch” and accused of […]

Terry Bush, Who Hung Kentucky Governor Andy Beshear In Effigy At A Protest, Fired From His Job

A man who hung Kentucky Governor Andy Beshear in a Memorial Day Weekend protest at the state’s capitol has been fired from his job, The Louisville Courier-Journal reports. As reported at the time in a companion Louisville Courier-Journal report, on Monday, Memorial Day, about 100 people gathered outside of the Bluegrass State’s Governor’s Mansion for […]

Kentucky Atheist Awarded $150,000 After State Refuses To Issue ‘IMGOD’ Vanity License Plates

The Commonwealth of Kentucky has been ordered to pay an atheist just over $150,000 after denying him a vanity plate that reads “IMGOD,” CTV News reports. For decades now, customized vanity license plates have been available to vehicle owners in all 50 states. The messages of most such plates are pretty mundane such as a […]

Kentucky Christian School That Expelled Girl Purportedly For Eating Rainbow Birthday Cake Sued

The parents of a teenage girl have filed a lawsuit against her former school, alleging that the private Christian Kentucky institution saw photos of her eating a rainbow cake, concluded wrongly that she’s gay, and expelled her, NBC News reports. As previously reported by The Inquisitr, the teenager, identified in court documents only as “K.K.,” […]

Kentucky Christian School Expels Girl For Wearing Rainbow Sweatshirt, Eating Rainbow Cake, Family Says

A Kentucky teenager was expelled from her private, Christian school after her mother posted a picture of her celebrating her birthday with a rainbow cake while wearing a sweatshirt with a rainbow on it, The Louisville Courier-Journal reports. The rainbow color scheme is sometimes associated with the LGBTQ community. Back in late December, Kimberly Alford […]

Mitch McConnell’s Democratic Opponent’s Fundraising ‘Unlike Anything I’ve Ever Seen,’ Campaign Chair Says

Mitch McConnell has been safely in his Kentucky Senate seat across several election cycles, but he could be facing a stiff challenge in 2020 from a Democratic opponent making a big mark on fundraising. Democrat Amy McGrath announced that she finished 2019 with a $6 million haul and now has $9.1 million in cash thanks […]

CNN Reaches Settlement With Covington Catholic Student Nick Sandmann, Ending $275 Million Lawsuit

CNN has reached a settlement agreement with Covington Catholic student Nick Sandmann, reports Fox 19. The amount of the settlement was not disclosed. As previously reported by The Inquisitr, the student and his family had sued the news company for $275 million after claiming that it had misrepresented Sandmann’s actions while he was on a […]

Election Results ‘Bad Omen’ For Donald Trump Impeachment, Reported Trump Pal Tells CNN: ‘It Could Be Terrible’

After Democrats scored a series of major victories in Tuesday’s state and local elections, Donald Trump should be worried about the current impeachment inquiry against him, according to a source close to Trump. The report of high-level concern in Trump’s inner circle was posted to Twitter by CNN White House reporter Jim Acosta. “Totally bad,” […]

24 Hours Before Kentucky Governor Matt Bevin’s Defeat, Donald Trump Pleaded, ‘You Can’t Let That Happen To Me’

On Monday night, Donald Trump appeared in Lexington, Kentucky, to hold a campaign rally for Republican Governor Matt Bevin, a close Trump ally. In his speech at the rally, Trump shifted the focus to himself, as if he were on the ballot. According to NBC News, Trump told his supporters that if they could not […]

Kentucky 2019 Live Election Results: Democrat Andy Beshear Stuns Republican Incumbent Governor Matt Bevin

In a bitterly contested governor’s race in deep-red Kentucky — where the Republican presidential candidate has carried the state in 10 of the last 13 elections — Democratic Attorney General Andy Beshear appears to have pulled off a stunning upset of incumbent GOP Governor Matt Bevin. Dave Wasserman, an editor of the nonpartisan Cook Political […]

Kentucky Supreme Court Sides With Printer Who Refused To Make Gay Pride Shirts, Citing Religious Beliefs

The Kentucky Supreme Court has sided with a printer who refused to make gay pride T-shirts because doing so would have violated his religious beliefs, The Associated Press reports. However, the case was thrown out on a technicality, and not its actual merits. Back in 2012, Lexington’s Gay and Lesbian Services Organization (GLSO) approached Hands-On […]

Kentucky Man Says A Strange Piece Of Machinery Fell From The Sky Into His Home, FAA Says It’s Not From A Plane

A Kentucky man is still looking for answers after a strange piece of machinery crashed though his house. Nobody seems to be able to identify the source of the big object, USA Today reports. Earlier this month, Tommy Woosley returned to his mobile home in rural Mercer County after having been out of town. As […]

Mike Pence Claims He Was Bitten By A Horse So Hard He Almost Passed Out, Farm Manager Says It Didn’t Happen

Vice President Mike Pence claims that famed racehorse American Pharaoh, now retired and living out his days on a stud farm, once bit him so hard that he “almost passed out.” The farm manager says that’s not true. As The McClatchy News Group reports, back in 2018 Pence visited Kentucky to stump for Kentucky Rep. […]

New Middle School At Fort Campbell, KY Cut Because Of Military Funds Being Used For Donald Trump’s Border Wall

President Donald Trump’s border wall is reportedly being paid for with military funding, which means that, among other projects also being delayed or canceled, a new middle school at Kentucky’s Fort Campbell is off the table. As Nashville’s NewsChannel 5 reports, about $3.6 billion in Pentagon money is being shuffled around to pay for the […]

Donald Trump Jr. Mocked For Speaking At Mostly-Empty Kentucky Rally

Donald Trump Jr. is getting mocked on Twitter for speaking to a mostly-empty stadium at a rally for Kentucky Governor Matt Bevin, HuffPost reports. Bevin is running in a tight re-election race against Democratic challenger Andy Beshear, the state’s Attorney General. Bevin’s team had hoped that bringing in someone with a connection to the Trump […]

Man Reportedly Claims To Have Seen Bigfoot Before Firing Gunshots In Kentucky National Park

A couple who were camping in Kentucky’s Mammoth Cave National Park has reported that a man fired shots near their campsite after he claimed to have spotted Bigfoot. As WBKO-TV reports, the couple — Brad Ginn and Madelyn Durand — say that the man approached their tent and declared that they were camping in Bigfoot […]

Bourbon Burning: 45,000 Barrels Of Jim Beam Destroyed In Massive Fire In Kentucky

Fire crews are on scene as a major fire rips through a Jim Beam Bourbon warehouse facility in Versailles, Kentucky, engulfing two storage facilities, according to WKYT TV on Wednesday. The blaze began in the aging warehouse on McCracken Pike, near the Franklin County line around 11:30 p.m. The fire has been put out in […]

‘Star Trek’ Actor George Takei ‘Tempted’ To Take On Mitch McConnell For Senate Seat

Is there anyone who can dislodge Senate Majority leader Mitch McConnell? McConnell, the longest-serving U.S. Senator from Kentucky, has been the target of criticism for his unwavering support for President Donald Trump. Democrats accuse McConnell of turning a blind eye to Trump’s alleged misadventures in office, while also being an enabler of his more extreme […]

Anthony Trice Accused Of Punching And Killing His 1-Month-Old Son After Losing A Video Game

A Kentucky man is facing murder charges for allegedly punching his 1-month-old son in anger while losing a video game, killing the infant in the process. Anthony Trice, 26, of Louisville, was initially charged with first-degree criminal abuse of a child, as The Louisville Courier-Journal reported on Sunday, as the unidentified child was in a […]

Kentucky BBQ Owner Criticized For Selling LGBTQ Shirts – ‘Liberty, Guns, Bible, Trump, BBQ’

A Kentucky BBQ owner is getting criticism for selling controversial shirts that seemingly subvert the message of the LGBTQ rights movement, equating the letters in the phrase with “Liberty, Guns, Bible, Trump and BBQ,” Yahoo News reports. Despite the criticism, the owner says the shirts are selling out. Jamie Smith is the owner of Bell’s […]

Ocasio-Cortez Is Headed To Kentucky Even Though Republican Adversary Rescinded Invitation

New York Democrat Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez is going to visit Kentucky, even though the congressional colleague who initially extended the invitation has since rescinded it, CNN reports. The invitation was initially offered during a lively House Financial Services Committee hearing last month, when during a disagreement with Ocasio-Cortez, Representative Andy Barr invited her to his […]

Taylor Swift Surprises Hospitalized Fan With ‘Get Well’ Message

A Kentucky woman who suffered several broken bones and a collapsed lung after she was injured in a car crash got the ultimate surprise when singer Taylor Swift sent her flowers and a handwritten “get well” note. Lindsay Sizemore, 23, of Marion, had been hospitalized since March 31. She was scheduled to be discharged on […]

Person Found Wandering Streets Who Claimed To Be Missing 14-Year-Old Timmothy Pitzen Is Really 24-Year-Old Man

The person found wandering the streets in Kentucky who claimed to be missing 14-year-old Timmothy Pitzen is actually a 24-year-old man named Bryan Michael Rini, police said on Thursday. The FBI said it conducted a DNA test on the person who had been found this week and confirmed that it was not a match to […]

Timmothy Pitzen Found? Teen Claims To Be Child Missing Since 2011

A 14-year-old boy in Kentucky claims to be Timmothy Pitzen, a child who went missing eight years ago under mysterious circumstances. According to CNN, Timmothy’s mother, Amy Fry-Pitzen, pulled her then 6-year-old son out of school on May 11, 2011, and took him on a road trip. Her body was found in a hotel room […]

Kentucky Fetal Heartbeat Abortion Bill Temporarily Blocked By Federal Judge

A federal judge has temporarily blocked Kentucky’s controversial “fetal heartbeat abortion bill,” delaying the law’s implementation by 14 days while its constitutionality can be reviewed, Vox is reporting. On Friday, Kentucky’s legislature passed one of the toughest abortion laws in the country, forbidding abortions once a fetal heartbeat can be detected. Governor Matt Bevin signed […]

Kim Davis, Not State Of Kentucky, Should Pay $225,000 For Gay Couples’ Legal Fees, Lawyers For Governor Say

Former County Clerk Kim Davis could pay as much as $225,000 in legal fees for refusing to issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples due to her own religious beliefs, the Lexington Herald Leader reports. Lawyers for Kentucky Governor Matt Bevin have indicated that Davis should be responsible for the fees and court costs paid by […]

Covington Catholic Teens Get An Apology From Their Bishop For Rushing To Judgment Over Life March Controversy

The bishop of the students at Kentucky’s Covington Catholic High School has apologized for rushing to judgment last weekend, after video appeared to show one of the students behaving disrespectfully to an elderly Native American man, NBC News is reporting. Later video showed a clearer picture of what happened that day, and the teen and […]

Kentucky News Anchor Apologizes For Mangling Dead Police Officer’s Name

It’s hard to imagine a worse sin for a local news anchor than to mispronounce the name of a recently deceased police officer. But one anchor in Kentucky did just that earlier this week. Deidre Mengedoht was a Louisville police officer who tragically died in a car accident on Christmas Eve, in which a truck […]

An Argument Over Christmas Dinner Results In A Ham Being Thrown At A Woman

For those who always laugh about the inevitable argument between family members on Christmas Day, bear a thought for the family whose argument spiraled downhill into a massive food fight — and this wasn’t even on Christmas Day! Everyone has heard the stories about massive family fights on Christmas Day. Considering how stressful the lead […]

Kentucky Settles Election Tie With A Coin Flip, And That’s Not Unusual

Kentucky voters in Perry County were in a deadlock at the end of Tuesday when a referendum vote came to an even 155-155 tie. Voters went to the polls to determine, among other things, whether or not the sale of alcohol should be allowed in Buckhorn Lake State Park. The lake is about 1,200 acres, […]

Kim Davis, KY Clerk Who Refused Same-Sex Marriage Licenses, Loses Election In Rowan County

It’s a small shake-up, hardly a big blue wave, but it is a significant win for LGBT supporters: Kim Davis lost her re-election campaign Tuesday night when she was defeated at the polls by Elwood Caudill, Jr. Davis made national headlines for her decision not to issue marriage licenses to gay couples, which stood in […]

Trump At Rally: ‘I Like Kentucky For All The Wrong Reasons,’ Twitter Discovers He’s Talking About Prostitutes

On Monday, the day before the 2018 midterm elections, Donald Trump held a campaign rally at the International Exposition Center in Cleveland, Ohio, as WEWS TV reported, and amid his usual stump speech staples about immigration, the steel industry and what he calls “the socialist nightmare” advocated by Democrats, Trump made a cryptic comment about […]

‘Vanderpump Rules’ Brittany Cartwright Posts About Her Devastating Loss In Heartbreaking Instagram Post

Brittany Cartwright took to Instagram to post about the devastating loss of her dog, Maci Grace. The Vanderpump Rules reality star posted a multi-photo post about her dog, who has been her best friend for 17 years. The heart-wrenching tribute clearly conveys how much she will miss her furry friend. Cartwright, who spent the weekend […]

Deadly Shooting At Kentucky Kroger May Have Been Racially Motivated, Witness Suggests

A deadly shooting at a Louisville Kroger grocery store may have been racially motivated, with a white man allegedly murdering two African-American people and talking about race while exchanging gunfire with a bystander. As WOIO-TV (Cleveland) reports, on Wednesday afternoon a gunman walked into a busy Kroger on Louisville’s east side and shot several times […]

Joe Biden Rallies Democrats On The Campaign Trail

“This election is bigger than politics. This is the most important election you’ve voted in,” said Joe Biden Friday, according to the Chicago Tribune. Biden was on the road on Friday campaigning for Democrats who will be up for election in the upcoming November midterms. During his speech, Biden said that America has seen a […]

Kentucky Man Has Gun Pulled On Him By Burglar Stealing Cheese Grater From His Home

“Must have been a bad batch around here cause Floyd County has gone crazy here in the last four days,” Mason Tackett told Mountain News WYMT. Tackett has good reason to believe his area has gotten a bit out of hand lately. On August 23, his neighbors notified him that his cousin, Philip Matthew Hagans, […]