The Northerner

Indian Head Rock returned to Kentucky

November 8, 2010

FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — The three-year battle with Ohio for an 8-ton boulder that state archaeologists say is steeped in Kentucky history concluded Thursday when the artifact was returned. The boulder...

Election 2010 News: Paul, Portman Elected to US Senate; Davis Re-elected

November 3, 2010

Rand Paul seals big tea party Senate win in Ky. by BRUCE SCHREINER and ROGER ALFORD, Associated Press LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky voters made Rand Paul their next senator Tuesday in a convincing...

Voting begins, election features US Senate race

November 2, 2010

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Voting began Tuesday in Kentucky where a moderate number of voters were expected to take part in one of the most closely watched races in the country, with Democrat Jack Conway...

Fire in northern Ky. appears intentionally set

November 2, 2010

ERLANGER, Ky. (AP) — Firefighters from more than a dozen departments have controlled a northern Kentucky brush fire that officials say was intentionally set. The Kentucky Enquirer reports the large...

US Senate candidates begin final push for votes

November 1, 2010

WORTHINGTON, Ky. (AP) — U.S. Senate candidates Jack Conway and Rand Paul are crisscrossing Kentucky in a final push for votes ahead of Tuesday's general election. Paul, a Republican from Bowling Green,...

Man could face death penalty in Ill. student death

November 1, 2010

DEKALB, Ill. (AP) — An Illinois man may face the death penalty if convicted in the slaying of a college freshman who went missing earlier this month. William Curl is jailed on $5 million bail in the...

Lawyers dispute allegations in Rutgers suicide

November 1, 2010

NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J. (AP) — Lawyers for two former Rutgers University freshmen accused of webcasting a male classmate having sex with another man are disputing allegations against them. Dharun Ravi...

Mr. President

January 20, 2009

Barack Hussein Obama claimed his place in history as America's first black president Tuesday, summoning a dispirited and divided nation to unite in hope against the 'gathering clouds and raging storms'...

Drug Death

November 18, 2008

MAYFIELD, Ky. (AP) - An attorney has entered a not guilty plea to second-degree manslaughter on behalf of his teenage client, who's accused of giving his friend a drink laced with drugs. Police say 18-year-old...

‘Wheel’ and ‘Jeopardy!’ are bigger than TV

November 18, 2008

Alice Keeney, Associated PressNEW YORK (AP) - You take trivia answers that call for rapid-fire questions. You take a jumbo roulette wheel and the letters of the alphabet. What you've got are "Jeopardy!"...

Former country music singer dies in Northern Kentucky

November 12, 2008

FLORENCE, Ky. (AP) - Former country music singer Jack Reno, who recorded seven albums and performed at the Grand Ole Opry, has died. He was 72. The Kentucky Enquirer reports that Reno appeared at the Grand...

Batter Up! Piazza to write memoir

November 11, 2008

Associated PressNEW YORK (AP) - Baseball great Mike Piazza, a home run slugger and 12-time All Star widely regarded as the best hitting catcher in history, is working on a memoir. "I look forward to having...

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