Louisville - the best personalized free web-based Email en en Louisville Correction: Kentucky Derby-Calumet's Return story LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — In a story May 6 about Calumet Farm, The Associated Press reported erroneously that trainer Todd Pletcher was in the racing hall of fame. He is not. A corrected version of the story is below: Historic Calumet Farm back in Kentucky Derby with 3 entrants Brad Kelley isn't fazed by the long odds facing his three hors... Sun, 07 May 2017 01:42:00 GMT 2017-05-07T01:42:00Z The Latest: Always Dreaming unofficially wins Kentucky Derby LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — The Latest on the Kentucky Derby (all times local): 7 p.m. Always Dreaming has unofficially won the 143rd Kentucky Derby. Always Dreaming pulled away from Lookin at Lee in the slop to give trainer Todd Pletcher his second Derby victory at Churchill Downs. Battle of Midway was ... Sat, 06 May 2017 23:22:00 GMT 2017-05-06T23:22:00Z Celebs pony up to party on eve of Kentucky Derby LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — The stars are coming out on a cold and rainy night in Louisville to hit the party circuit on the eve of the Kentucky Derby. Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers arrived at the Brownstable Brown gala Friday night with some of his teammates. Rodgers says his group has strict rules: everyone must be dressed an... Sat, 06 May 2017 02:29:00 GMT 2017-05-06T02:29:00Z Senators decry state of air travel after passenger incidents WASHINGTON (AP) — Air travel in the United States has become a combustible mix in which passengers aren't the only ones treated unfairly, senators were told Thursday. Travelers all too frequently take out their frustrations on airline employees, including flight attendants and gate agents, speakers said at a Senate hearing. Senators from both parties said... Thu, 04 May 2017 21:01:00 GMT 2017-05-04T21:01:00Z Coupling up: Joe Sharp and Rosie Napravnik in Kentucky Derby LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Rosie Napravnik steers Girvin off the track at Churchill Downs under the watchful eyes of trainer Joe Sharp. They head back to the barn together, with Napravnik in the saddle and Sharp walking alongside the horse. Napravnik was once one of the top jockeys in North America before retiring. Now she works as an assis... Thu, 04 May 2017 17:40:00 GMT 2017-05-04T17:40:00Z Drunken driving suspect gives her name as Hillary Clinton CHALKHILL, Pa. (AP) — Authorities say a drunken driving suspect who was chased by police from Maryland into Pennsylvania identified herself as Hillary Clinton. Pennsylvania State Trooper Robert Politowski says the woman he arrested early Tuesday is actually 36-year-old Holly Lynn Donahoo, of Louisville, Kentucky. She was being chased by... Wed, 03 May 2017 15:18:00 GMT 2017-05-03T15:18:00Z Lawmakers to airlines: Improve service or Congress steps in WASHINGTON (AP) — Frustrated Republicans and Democrats on Tuesday warned top airline executives to improve customer services or face congressional intervention after a passenger was dragged from a United Airlines flight in an incident the company's chief executive called a "mistake of epic proportions." House Transportation Committee Chairman Bill Shuster... Tue, 02 May 2017 21:30:00 GMT 2017-05-02T21:30:00Z Louisville DJ beats record for longest continuous set LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — A Kentucky DJ has broken the Guinness World Record for the longest non-stop DJ set after playing for 10 straight days. WAVE-TV reports ( ) that Chauncey Graves, whose professional moniker is DJ Colossus, officially broke the record at 1 p.m. Sunday, having begun his set Thursday, April 20 in Louisville. ... Mon, 01 May 2017 11:54:00 GMT 2017-05-01T11:54:00Z United moves to ease criticism with settlement, new policies DALLAS (AP) — United Airlines moved to staunch criticism — and any customer defections — by reaching a settlement Thursday with a passenger dragged off one of its planes two weeks ago and issuing new policies designed to prevent similar customer-service failures. On April 9, Kentucky physician David Dao was forcibly removed from a flight after refusing to... Thu, 27 Apr 2017 22:15:00 GMT 2017-04-27T22:15:00Z Kentucky Derby season draws warnings of human trafficking LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky's attorney general is urging people to pay attention to more than horses and parties during the springtime celebrations leading up to the Kentucky Derby. Warning of the unsavory side of Derby season, authorities are asking for the public's help in cracking down on sex traffickers trying to cash in on the crowds expected for the world's most fa... Thu, 20 Apr 2017 21:11:00 GMT 2017-04-20T21:11:00Z Sanders urges Democrats to reach out to Trump supporters LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders urged Democrats to reach out to President Donald Trump's supporters to promote a progressive agenda that includes guaranteed health care for all Americans as part of a strategy to rebuild the party. Sanders told a boisterous crowd Tuesday night in Louisville that Trump has reneged on his promises to worki... Wed, 19 Apr 2017 02:59:00 GMT 2017-04-19T02:59:00Z Lawyer: Dragged passenger will need reconstructive surgery CHICAGO (AP) — United Airlines and the city of Chicago may find themselves the target of lawsuits by the man who was dragged off a United plane in Chicago last week after refusing to give up his seat. One of Dr. David Dao's lawyers, Thomas Demetrio, said as much Thursday during a news conference in which he suggested that Dao could be "a poster child" for... Fri, 14 Apr 2017 15:24:00 GMT 2017-04-14T15:24:00Z Lawyer: Dragged passenger lost 2 teeth and broke his nose CHICAGO (AP) — The passenger dragged from a United flight lost two front teeth and suffered a broken nose and a concussion, his lawyer said Thursday, accusing the airline industry of having "bullied" its customers for far too long. "Are we going to continue to be treated like cattle?" attorney Thomas Demetrio asked. The passenger, Dr. David Dao, has been ... Fri, 14 Apr 2017 00:32:00 GMT 2017-04-14T00:32:00Z The Latest: Chicago aldermen rip airport, United officials CHICAGO (AP) — The Latest on the removal of a passenger who was dragged off a United Express flight in Chicago (all times local): 3 p.m. A Chicago alderman says city-employed airport security officers "should not be doing the dirty work for the friendly skies airline." A City Council committee is questioning officials... Fri, 14 Apr 2017 00:00:00 GMT 2017-04-14T00:00:00Z Judge to Trump: No protection for speech inciting violence LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — A federal judge has rejected President Donald Trump's free speech defense against a lawsuit accusing him of inciting violence against protesters at a campaign rally. Trump's lawyers sought to dismiss the lawsuit by three protesters who say they were roughed up by his supporters at a March 1, 2016 rally in Louisville, Kentucky. They argued that Trump d... Sun, 02 Apr 2017 00:01:00 GMT 2017-04-02T00:01:00Z ACC rules The Associated Press all-time poll The Atlantic Coast Conference is the king of The Associated Press all-time Top 100. Led by blue bloods at the top and backed by years of dominance in college basketball, the ACC had more teams ranked and more No. 1s than any other conference through 68 years of the AP Top 25 poll. "It was just an incredible conference," former Maryland ... Thu, 30 Mar 2017 23:27:00 GMT 2017-03-30T23:27:00Z Michigan State: Doctor sexually assaulted teen gymnast DETROIT (AP) — A sports doctor at Michigan State University sexually assaulted a teen gymnast during treatments for back pain in 2000, according to a campus investigation that's separate from a criminal probe and a blizzard of lawsuits against him. The conclusion by Michigan State's Office of Institutional Equity could hurt the university as it defends it... Wed, 22 Mar 2017 21:30:00 GMT 2017-03-22T21:30:00Z Father of slain Louisville student: She died a hero LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — The grieving father of a slain University of Louisville student said his daughter was pushing others out of harm's way when she was shot during a rap concert inside an art gallery over the weekend. Savannah Walker, 20, died after she was shot in the chest early Sunday at the Tim Faulkner Gallery in downtown Louisville, news outlets ... Tue, 21 Mar 2017 17:26:00 GMT 2017-03-21T17:26:00Z Trump urges support for health care plan so he can move on LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — President Donald Trump is trying to give the teetering Republican plan to repeal and replace former President Barack Obama's health care law a new sense of urgency by saying he'd like to get it over with and move on to his preferred agenda items. In an arena filled with thousands of cheering Kentuckians Monday evening, Trump roped t... Tue, 21 Mar 2017 07:29:00 GMT 2017-03-21T07:29:00Z Trump rips NFL QB Kaepernick during speech in Kentucky LOUISVILLE, Kentucky (AP) — President Donald Trump has taken a swipe at controversial NFL quarterback Colin Kaepernick at a campaign-style rally in Louisville, Kentucky. Kaepernick, who played for the San Francisco 49ers but now is a free agent, hasn't yet been signed to another team. Trump told the crowd he read an article reporting t... Tue, 21 Mar 2017 06:26:00 GMT 2017-03-21T06:26:00Z Trump going outside Washington for support on health bill LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — President Donald Trump is deploying an outside and inside strategy to fulfill his campaign promise to repeal and replace "Obamacare," seeking support beyond Washington before making an in-person pitch on Capitol Hill. Top House Republicans unveiled proposed changes in their legislation in hopes of winning support, three days before the big House vote. ... Tue, 21 Mar 2017 03:19:00 GMT 2017-03-21T03:19:00Z The Latest: Trump takes shot at quarterback Kaepernick WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump (all times local): 8:35 p.m. President Donald Trump is taking a swipe at quarterback Colin Kaepernick as he holds a campaign-style rally in Louisville, Kentucky. Kaepernick, an NFL free agent, has yet to be signed to a team. Trump tells the crowd he read an articl... Tue, 21 Mar 2017 01:01:00 GMT 2017-03-21T01:01:00Z Trump's rallies give a boost to president and his supporters NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — President Donald Trump is returning to the road, rallying supporters to recapture the enthusiasm of his campaign and reassuring them about his tumultuous early days in the White House. It's a welcome distraction for a president whose first months in office have been dominated by self-inflicted controversy and roadblocks, courtesy o... Mon, 20 Mar 2017 07:27:00 GMT 2017-03-20T07:27:00Z The Latest: Panel says it could subpoena wiretap evidence WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump (all times EDT): 7:10 p.m. The House intelligence committee says it could resort to subpoenaing the Justice Department if it fails to answer its request for any evidence that President Donald Trump was wiretapped during the election. The committee set Monday as th... Mon, 13 Mar 2017 23:23:00 GMT 2017-03-13T23:23:00Z Pence appeals for complete GOP support for health overhaul LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Vice President Mike Pence appealed for total GOP congressional support for a White House-backed health overhaul during a brief visit Saturday to Kentucky, where the Republican governor and junior senator are among the plan's skeptics. "This is going to be a battle in Washington, D.C. And for us to seize this opportunity to repeal an... Sun, 12 Mar 2017 00:13:00 GMT 2017-03-12T00:13:00Z For Kentucky voters, a familiar fight: Trump vs. Paul FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Duard Rutledge voted for Donald Trump and Rand Paul for the same reason: They're not afraid of a fight. That's why the 66-year-old retired Toyota worker wasn't worried to see Kentucky's junior senator getting in the way of the Republican plan to replace Obama's health care law. "When you get two thoroughbreds, they... Fri, 10 Mar 2017 18:54:00 GMT 2017-03-10T18:54:00Z Protesters again greet McConnell appearance at home LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Protesters who shadowed Mitch McConnell during his home state appearances this week are vowing to keep tracking the Senate majority leader whenever he returns to Kentucky. More than 200 protesters chanted and held signs Friday evening across the street from a Louisville conference center where McConnell and other Republicans were celebrating the GOP's ... Sat, 25 Feb 2017 02:06:00 GMT 2017-02-25T02:06:00Z College hoops' must-watch games to close the regular season PHOENIX (AP) — The college basketball season has been filled with great games the past four months, from the showdown between Kentucky and North Carolina in Las Vegas to Nevada's miracle comeback against New Mexico. But it's not time to wrap up the regular season just yet. There are still two weeks left before March Madness kicks in and plenty of great ma... Mon, 20 Feb 2017 20:07:00 GMT 2017-02-20T20:07:00Z Panthers in freefall during bumpy first year for Stallings PITTSBURGH (AP) — Kevin Stallings and Scott Barnes took turns standing at the dais plopped down near center court inside the Petersen Events Center last March ticking off the reasons — well, reason, mainly — Stallings left Vanderbilt after 17 years to become the head coach at Pittsburgh. The deciding factor, said Stallings and Barnes, the Panthers' athlet... Fri, 27 Jan 2017 07:42:00 GMT 2017-01-27T07:42:00Z Kentucky bourbon trail buzzing with more than 1M visits LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Forget the bottle, a record number of people are experiencing Kentucky bourbon from the barrel, touring distilleries where they can sniff, sip and see whiskey crafted from the source. Tourism in the heart of bourbon country, on the upswing for years, reached a milestone in 2016. Visitors made more than 1 million stops at distillerie... Wed, 25 Jan 2017 21:46:00 GMT 2017-01-25T21:46:00Z