- Associated Press - Monday, July 20, 2015
Several people injured in Louisville nightclub shooting

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) - Police say a pregnant woman was among several people injured during a shooting at a nightclub in Louisville, Kentucky.

Louisville Police Department spokesman Dwight Mitchell told The Associated Press the shooting occurred around 3 a.m. Sunday and that at least six people were injured when witnesses said a black man dressed in all white began firing inside the west Louisville club.

Mitchell said the woman was taken to a local hospital where she delivered the baby, which he said is doing fine. Mitchell said the woman and the others received non-life threatening injuries. Their names have not been released.

Police are still searching for the shooter. Anyone with information about the shooting or the gunman is asked to call: 502-574-LMPD.


All-Star Game mustaches staying on Cincinnati area sidewalks

CINCINNATI (AP) - More than a dozen massive mustache statues throughout Cincinnati and northern Kentucky are staying on sidewalks for two more weeks.

The Cincinnati Enquirer reports (https://cin.ci/1O6V3fQ) officials with the Cincinnati Reds say the “‘Staches on Parade” statues will remain throughout the city until about July 28. The statues were spread around the area to celebrate the 2015 Major League Baseball All-Star Game, which was held July 14 at Great American Ball Park.

Officials say each statue was funded by private donors and sponsors and will return to them at the end of July.

The pieces were inspired by the Reds mascot Mr. Redlegs, who had a handlebar mustache. Each statue is about 8 feet wide, 2 1/2 feet high and weighs about 850 pounds.


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Trial set in death of grandfather found in sleeping bag

TROY, Ohio (AP) - An Ohio man and woman accused in the death of the woman’s grandfather whose body was found in a sleeping bag in a Kentucky creek are set for trial.

Miami County court officials say 35-year-old Richard Terrel and 24-year-old Hope Earnshaw-York are scheduled for trial Oct. 6.

Court officials say Terrel pleaded not guilty to charges of murder, felonious assault, gross abuse of a corpse, tampering with evidence and receiving stolen property in 88-year-old William York Sr.’s death. Earnshaw-York pleaded not guilty to charges of gross abuse of a corpse, tampering with evidence and receiving stolen property.

Messages were left for their attorneys.

Police say York, of Tipp City, died of a blunt force head injury. His remains were found June 3 in a creek in Union, Kentucky.


5 questions about Kentucky’s Medicaid expansion

FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) - Kentucky Democratic Gov. Steve Beshear expanded the state’s Medicaid program under the Affordable Care Act. The federal government pays for 100 percent of the expansion until 2017, when state governments begin sharing the cost. Kentucky’s state legislature will debate how to pay for that beginning in January.


In 2013, one year before the start of Medicaid expansion, Kentucky officials estimated they would add 147,634 people to the state’s Medicaid program in the first year. By 2020, they predicted the state would have 187,898 new enrollees. By 2017, state officials estimated it would cost $33 million to pay for these people, plus another $74 million in 2018.


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