Kentucky transportation officials say a team headed by Chicago firm Walsh Construction Co. is the apparent winner of bidding to build a new bridge over the Ohio River between downtown Louisville and Jeffersonville, Ind. The Transportation Cabinet said the proposals were scored Thursday in Frankfort.
Some disturbing information is coming to light following the arrest this week of an Owensboro woman charged with having child pornography. Kentucky State Police Trooper Corey King says 25-year-old Sarah Cox is believed to have worked at an Owensboro daycare and as a private nanny.
A statewide gay rights organization says the Shelbyville City Council is being asked to consider an anti-discrimination ordinance. The Fairness Coalition says some residents of the town of around 15,000 will ask the council Thursday night to consider the measure.
A southern Kentucky sheriff facing federal civil rights violations charges says he won't seek re-election when his term ends in December 2013. Barren County Sheriff Chris Eaton told The Daily Times that he may open a barbecue restaurant or look for a job with the Cincinnati Reds and spend time with his grandchildren.
A lawsuit has been filed in the school bus crash last month that killed two preschoolers in northern Kentucky. Independence lawyer Eric Deters filed the lawsuit Tuesday on behalf of the families of two children injured in the Oct. 29 crash.