Kentucky State Police are searching for two southern Kentucky brothers accused of killing a 73-year-old man. Police say murder warrants have been issued for 33-year-old Phillip M. Roberts and 38-year-old Thomas A. Roberts, both of Albany in Clinton county.
A University of Kentucky professor has been awarded an $800,000 grant for research into autism therapies. The Herald-Leader says the grant is to develop new display and image processing technologies that allow people with autism disorders to see a virtual image of themselves. The images show the person doing things they need to learn, such as social interactions or sitting still.
U.S. Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell is calling on his colleagues to take action on a "multitude of crisis-level issues" facing the United States. McConnell said in a floor speech Thursday that constituents sent their federal lawmakers to Washington to make a difference. But with an election approaching, he said little is being done to confront major challenges facing the country.
A group that opposes two new planned Ohio River bridges is asking a judge to force Indiana and Kentucky to halt spending on the projects. The Coalition for the Advancement of Regional Transportation made the request in a motion seeking an injunction filed Wednesday in Louisville, Ky.
The Kentucky Supreme Court has ruled that students have no legal right to attend any particular school in a decision that delivers a setback for the push for neighborhood schools in the state. The high court's ruling upholds the plan currently in use by Louisville's school district about how students are assigned to schools across the county.