A new poll shows if the presidential election were held today, Barack Obama would lose Indiana, a state he captured toward winning the White House in 2008. The same survey shows Indiana’s U.S. Senate race too close to call.
Federal Prosecutors say a deal has been reached to drop the criminal case against Gibson Guitar Corporation. A highly publicized raid of the company’s Nashville facilities had drawn controversy for several months. The company, which manufactures some of the best-selling guitars in the world, will pay a 300 thousand dollar fine.
Courthouse doors are locked in Kentucky for a mandatory furlough day, the first time in decades the court system has shut down to balance its budget. All court services, from trials to driver’s licensing are suspended statewide.
The format for the vice presidential debate to be held in October at Centre College in Danville has been announced. The non-profit Commission on Presidential Debates says the Oct. 11 debate will cover both foreign and domestic topics over 90 minutes.
A northeastern Kentucky sheriff says out-of-state callers are trying to get personal information and money by telling people they failed to appear in court for jury duty. Lewis County Sheriff Johnnie Bivens says multiple residents have complained about receiving phone calls from someone claiming they had been previously called for jury duty but failed to appear. Bivens says the caller then claims an arrest warrant has been issued.