Kentucky

  • Brutal cold returns to midwest for extended stay January 27, 2014

    A persistent weather pattern driving bitterly cold air south out of the Arctic will cause temperatures from Minnesota to Kentucky to plummet on Monday, turning this winter into one of the coldest on record in some areas. For about 2 1/2 days, actual temperatures will range from the teens to below...
  • US: Freezing climate forces jail escapist to surrender January 8, 2014

    Just how cold is it in the US? Apparently cold enough for an escaped prisoner to turn himself in. Authorities say the inmate escaped from a minimum security facility in Kentucky on Sunday. As temperatures dropped far below freezing on Monday, they say he walked into a motel and asked the...
  • US: 90-year-old cyclist covers 1497 km journey from Kentucky to Florida September 23, 2013

    Age proved to be no bar for this daring 90-year-old man who has just finished a marathon 1497 kilometres long journey on a cycle from Kentucky to Florida. Bert Blevens set off on August 20 and stayed in hotels along the way during his epic journey. It took him 21 days...
  • US man kills wife to relieve her of breast cancer pain, informs police August 30, 2013

    A Kentucky man called 911 just minutes after killing his wife, sobbing and confessing to a dispatcher that he fatally shot the cancer-stricken woman, and asking to take a last look at her before his arrest, according to recordings released on Thursday. Ernest Chris Chumbley, 48, cries throughout the 16-minute call...
  • Two dead, one wounded in shooting at US college January 16, 2013

    Louisville: Two people were killed and a third wounded when gunfire broke out in the parking lot of a community college in the eastern Kentucky mountains, authorities said. Two people were being arrested, including the alleged shooter who opened fire with a semi-automatic pistol on Tuesday afternoon at the Hazard...
  • Patna: KFC outlet running without a licence sealed December 14, 2012

    Patna: Bihar's first Kentucky Fried Chicken (KFC) outlet has been sealed after it was found to be running without a licence, state Food Commissioner Sanjay Kumar said on Friday. "KFC's newly opened outlet was sealed by concerned officials after the franchisee failed to produce a licence to run it," Sanjay...
  • KFC statement on worms found in chicken at its outlet October 10, 2012

    New Delhi: Fast food chain Kentucky's Fried Chicken (KFC) has come under scrutiny in Kerala after a family reportedly found worms in their fried chicken. The incident was reported from an outlet in Thiruvananthapuram. On a complaint, the Food Safety Authority conducted an inspection and found that the outlet didn't...
  • Kerala: Worms found in fried chicken at KFC outlet October 9, 2012

    Thiruvananthapuram: Fast food chain Kentucky's Fried Chicken (KFC) has come under scrutiny in Kerala after a family reportedly found worms in their fried chicken. The incident was reported from an outlet in Thiruvananthapuram. On a complaint, the Food Safety Authority conducted an inspection and found that the outlet didn't maintain...
  • Rescue continues in US tornado zone, 39 dead March 4, 2012

    Kentucky: Rescue teams and residents combed through storm-wracked towns to assess damage on Saturday from a chain of tornadoes that cut a 1,000-mile swath of destruction from the Midwest to the Gulf of Mexico, as the death toll crept up to at least 39 people. The fast-moving twisters spawned by massive...
  • Tornadoes slam US Midwest, at least 27 dead March 3, 2012

    Indianapolis: Powerful tornadoes ripped through the US midsection on Friday, killing at least 27 people in Indiana, Kentucky and Ohio as they splintered homes, damaged a prison and tossed around vehicles across the region. At least 13 people were killed in southern Indiana, another 12 in neighbouring Kentucky and two more...
  • 6-year-old girl patted down at US airport April 14, 2011

    New Orleans: The parents of a 6-year-old American girl who got a pat-down at an airport security checkpoint earlier this month said on Wednesday that there should be different screening procedures for children. Dr Todd and Selena Drexel of Bowling Green, Kentucky, said that daughter Anna was confused by the security...
  • No clear reason yet why it's raining birds January 5, 2011

    About 5000 birds fell out of the sky on the New Year's eve in Arkansas. ...
  • Mystery bird deaths spreading in US, Sweden January 5, 2011

    New York, Stockholm: The mysterious incident of birds falling from the sky has gone beyond United States now. Dozens of jackdaws were found dead in Sweden after several cases in Kentucky and Louisiana. Five of the dead jackdaws found in the city of Falkoping were being tested. Earlier about 450 black birds...
  • Poll: Hillary wins Kentucky, but Obama leading May 21, 2008

    New Delhi: Senator Hillary Clinton has won the Democratic primary in Kentucky, but Obama is close to crossing the threshold as he requires just 14 more delegates to be on top of the race. "Tonight we have achieved an important victory. It's not just Kentucky bluegrass that's music to my ears,...
  • Obama-Clinton battle heats up as Kentucky goes to polls May 20, 2008

    Voters in Kentucky and Oregon go to the polls in two days. ...
  • Bangalore student's death in US still a mystery February 9, 2008

    Bangalore: An Indian student Mahesh Subramaniam was found dead in his apartment in Kentucky in the US nearly 18 days ago. Mahesh was a science student at the North Kentucky University and his parents, who received his body only on Thursday, are inconsolable. "As an only son we not only lost a...
  • New York City to ban trans fatty acids October 30, 2006

    New York: There are plenty of things in Kentucky Fried Chicken (KFC) that are bad for your health- cholesterol, saturated fat and salt, to name a few. However, only one has the potential to get the colonel's recipe banned in New York City. That ingredient is artificial trans fatty acids, which...
  • Plane carrying 50 crashes in Kentucky August 27, 2006

    Kentucky: A Delta commuter flight carrying 50 people crashed on Sunday morning near Blue Grass Airport in Lexington, Kentucky, airport and airline officials said. One person is known to have survived. That person is being treated at the University of Kentucky Hospital, according to the hospital spokeswoman. "He is in critical condition,"...