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Friday 22 September 2023 Dublin: 10°C

# Kentucky

This year
Man sentenced to 14 years for attacking police officers during January US Capitol riots
Peter Schwartz’s prison sentence is the longest so far among hundreds of Capitol riot cases.
Five people dead and eight injured in shooting in Kentucky
US police believe the suspect, who died in the assault, was a former employee.
Several dead after two helicopters collide at Kentucky military base
Two Blackhawk helicopters crashed into each other during a routine training mission last night.
Last year
Death toll from Kentucky floods rises to 25, with more fatalities expected
Torrential rain earlier this week caused unprecedented flash flooding in the east of the state.
All time
Biden declares major disaster in Kentucky after tornadoes kill dozens in midwestern US
Officials have cautioned that the death toll, for now at 94, could still rise.
Severe weather 'new normal,' US emergency chief warns after tornadoes
Scientists have stopped short of conclusive determinations that more violent storms are the result of climate change, but they agree that evidence is building.
Tornadoes leave 80 dead in six US states; one town reduced to 'matchsticks'
More than 70 people are believed to have been killed in Kentucky alone, many of them workers at a candle factory, while at least six died in an Amazon warehouse in Illinois.
Deaths from tornado could top 100, says Kentucky governor
At least 70 people were killed by the storms.
US lawmaker slammed for gun-toting Christmas tweet after school shooting
Parents of school shooting victims and fellow lawmakers accused Massie of insensitivity following a recent Michigan shooting.
Breonna Taylor’s family condemn prosecutor for failing to charge officers
Taylor, a black woman who was an emergency medical worker, was shot multiple times by white officers.
Another night under curfew for Louisville after city rocked by Breonna Taylor protests
It was confirmed on Wednesday that a grand jury had decided not to charge anyone in connection with the killing of Taylor.
Suspect in custody after two police officers shot in US protests against Breonna Taylor death
A grand jury indicted a police officer for shooting into neighbouring apartments, but did not charge him over Taylor’s death.
Grand jury indicts one police officer in relation to Breonna Taylor death
Her death sparked protests across the US.
Kanye West seeks place on presidential ballot in Kentucky
The musician has been barred from Arizona’s ballot.
British number one suffers heart palpitations in defeat
Johanna Konta needed a medical timeout as doctors checked her pulse and blood pressure.
Fire at US Jim Beam warehouse destroys 45,000 barrels of bourbon, as alcohol flows into river
State officials are now worried that the runoff whiskey seeping into the Kentucky River could kill fish.
Trump says students accused of mocking Native American 'unfairly treated'
The US President tweeted at a Fox News host and said new footage showed that “media was wrong”.
Two students killed and 17 injured in Kentucky high school shooting
The 15-year-old suspect is in custody but his name has yet to be released.
Actor and playwright Sam Shepard has died aged 73
He recently played the character Robert Rayburn in the Netflix show Bloodline.
US students caught red-handed after crawling through air duct to steal exam paper
The pair face police charges, and expulsion from the University of Kentucky.
Passenger dragged off United Airlines plane reaches settlement for undisclosed amount
The settlement means United will not face the lawsuit that many observers expected.
Judge rejects Trump's defence against claim he incited violence at rally
Two women and a man say they were shoved and punched by audience members at Trump’s command.
Three men arrested after fatal shooting of Olympic sprinter Tyson Gay's daughter
Trinity Gay was shot dead in Kentucky yesterday.
In Photos: Thousands line the streets for Muhammad Ali's funeral
The former heavyweight world champion passed away a week ago today.
Anti-gay marriage clerk released from jail, annoys Eye of the Tiger writer
Kim Davis’ fourth husband was present at the rally.
Joyous scenes - and insults - as gay couples get marriage licences
One man harassed a couple, saying: “More sodomites getting married?” He was asked to leave the building.
Clerk jailed for refusing to issue same-sex marriage licences
“God’s moral law conflicts with my job duties,” Kim Davis told the judge.
Police offer to 'eliminate competition' for drug dealers
“Is your drug dealing competition costing you money?”
Parents sue after video shows eight-year-old special needs students being handcuffed
“You can do what we’ve asked you to, or you can suffer the consequences.”
Man accused of eating woman's organs has rape added to charges
Joseph Oberhansley is charged with murder and abuse of a corpse.
Man spends 40 years on the run, turns himself in because he needs medical treatment
His health is poor from a stroke and he has difficulty speaking.
Prepare to sniffle: Couple of 73 years die just five minutes apart
If you don’t love this, you are a robot.
This man won a free holiday but couldn't bring his wife, so he took the saddest pictures
Basketball coach phones Jesus to ask about odds of winning a game, Jesus hangs up on him
They don’t call it March Madness for nothing.
College in the US makes video games an official sport
Athletic scholarship without ever leaving your chair.
A seven-year-old girl survived a plane crash that killed four people
The girl walked to the home of a local man and told him what happened.
TV weatherman does his report as a skeleton, wins Halloween
What’s the point of that big old green screen if you’re not going to use it to make yourself a skeleton, right?
Schoolkid asks Jennifer Lawrence to be his prom date
“We’ve got lots in common.”
Escaped convict turned himself in because it was 'too cold'
Robert Vick thought better of his decision to escape prison in Kentucky.
US police help woman who took selfie of domestic abuse
The woman in Kentucky posted a picture of her beaten up face after her husband allegedly attacked her.