Associated Press

LOUISVILLE, Ky.  - Efforts to build two new bridges linking the Louisville area and southern Indiana have cleared another hurdle by winning federal approval to proceed with construction of
the $2.6 billion project.

Kentucky and Indiana officials said Wednesday that the Federal Highway Administration approved the plan to build the two spans and to modernize an interchange in downtown Louisville.

LEXINGTON, Ky. - Former University of Kentucky President Charles Wethington's retirement comes before the board of trustees Tuesday.

LONDON, Ky.  - The trial of two eastern Kentucky men charged with a hate crime and attacking a gay man has been indefinitely postponed.

NEW YORK -- I'll Have Another's bid for a Triple Crown ended with the shocking news that the colt was out of the Belmont Stakes due to a swollen left front tendon.

LEXINGTON, Ky. - A former vice president at the University of Kentucky has been tapped as the new project manager for the Rupp Arena Arts and Entertainment District.

LOUISVILLE, Ky. -- An eastern Kentucky Baptist pastor troubled by President Barack Obama's views on gay marriage violated federal law when he urged his followers to vote the president out of office in November, a Washington watchdog group said.

LOUISVILLE, Ky. -- A published report says Gov. Steve Beshear's major contributors got help landing some of the best seats to the Kentucky Derby.

FRANKFORT, Ky. - Kentucky Republicans will hear from New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie on Saturday at the state GOP's annual Lincoln Day Dinner.

LOUISVILLE, Ky.  -- Back-to-back shootings in a western Louisville neighborhood left three people dead and three wounded Thursday.

FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) -- The state's top election official is predicting that up to 90 percent of Kentucky's voters will skip Tuesday's primary election.

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