Bodemeister is the Kentucky Derby Morning Line Favorite

Bodemeister has been made the early 4-1 favorite for the Kentucky Derby, with Union Rags the second choice in a full field of 20 horses. Trained by three-time Derby winner Bob Baffert, Bodemeister was assigned the No. 6 spot at the post position draw today at Churchill Downs. Six horses have won from that position, […]

Derby Post Positions To Be Drawn Wednesday

The post positions and early odds for Saturday’s Kentucky Derby will be set Wednesday. A maximum field of 20 will run on Saturday. A late entry is Optimizer, trained by four-time Derby winner D. Wayne Lukas. Optimizer moved into the field after Mark Valeski was pulled from consideration by trainer Larry Jones, who said the […]

Pitino Announces Staff Changes

University of Louisville basketball coach Rick Pitino has announced two new additions to his staff and a new role for a current staff member. Kareem Richardson (at left in photo) is the Cards’ new assistant coach, a vacancy that was created by the departure of associate coach Richard Pitino to Florida International University two weeks […]

Deadline Approaching for Early Voting in Indiana

Early voting continues across Indiana for next week’s primary election. Hoosiers can vote in advance either in person or by absentee ballot until noon next Monday, the day before the election. Today is the last day to for voters to apply for an absentee ballot to be mailed to them. Floyd County Clerk Linda Moeller […]

Nobel Laureate to Deliver Lectures at U of L

Nobel Laureate Dr. Richard Schrock will deliver two lectures this week at the University of Louisville.   Schrock is a professor of chemistry at MIT. He and two other scientists received the Nobel Prize in chemistry in 2005 for their work on a process that has led to more efficient and environmentally friendly production of medicine, […]

Former Indiana Elections Chief’s Law License Suspended

The Indiana Supreme Court has suspended former Secretary of State Charlie White’s license on an interim basis because of his felony convictions earlier this year. White was found guilty in February of vote fraud, perjury and theft stemming from his voter registration for the 2010 Republican primary. He was sentenced to a year of home […]

UK Police “Disappointed” In High Court Gun Ruling

From Alan Lytle, Kentucky Public Radio The University of Kentucky’s chief of police says he’s disappointed in yesterday’s ruling by the Kentucky Supreme Court that students and staff members at UK and the commonwealth’s other universities may legally store guns and other deadly weapons in a car’s glove compartment, but that the schools may continue […]

Heaven Hill to Open Downtown Bourbon Attraction

Heaven Hill Distilleries today announced plans to build a downtown Louisville attraction based on its Evan Williams brand of bourbon. The $9.5 million Evan Williams Bourbon Experience will be housed in a company-owned building in the 500 block of West Main Street. Evan Williams was a Welsh immigrant who settled in Louisville and set up […]

Louisville Attorney Friedman Disbarred

A former attorney for the American Civil Liberties Union of Kentucky has been permanently disbarred over his handling of client funds in his private practice. The Kentucky Supreme Court ruled today that David Friedman of Louisville withheld more than 100-thousand dollars in judgments he won for several clients, using the money for personal expenses because […]