FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) - Democrats want a recanvass in a western Kentucky legislative race in which a Republican has already claimed victory. Republican Suzanne Miles of Owensboro had 3,568 votes, narrowly besting Morganfield Democrat Kim Humphrey's 3,436 votes in western Kentucky's 7th District. Humphrey requested the recanvass.
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) - Kentucky corrections officials are taking steps to ensure DNA samples are taken from every felon in the state. The action comes after new revelations that the failure to collect the samples was more widespread than initially thought.
ELIZABETHTOWN, Ky. (AP) - A central Kentucky teacher has been fired after police charged him with sex abuse involving a student. The News-Enterprise reports 54-year-old Edwin Bonet-Ruiz of Radcliff was fired from Central Hardin High School yesterday, one day after his arrest. He had taught Spanish there since 2000.
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) - UCF quarterback Blake Bortles and Louisville defensive end Marcus Smith, who led their teams to 11-1 records in the regular season, have been selected American Athletic Conference Offensive and Defensive players of the year. The awards were announced today.
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