EVANSVILLE, Ind. (AP) - A restored World War II naval vessel will move to a more prominent location along the Ohio River in Evansville in commemoration of the 75th anniversary of D-Day. The LST 325 troop landing ship will be docked at the former site of the Tropicana Evansville casino boat June 6-9. Free tours of the ship will be offered. The ship took part in the 1944 D-Day landings in France and was brought back to the U.S. from Greece in 2001 to be restored.
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) - Republican Gov. Matt Bevin has lashed out at protesting teachers and ridiculed judges during a tumultuous term spent steering Kentucky on a conservative course while struggling to fix pension problems. Now the pugnacious governor faces the first test of his reelection campaign in a race that could offer clues about the mood of the national electorate heading into a presidential election year.
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) - Kentucky Attorney General Andy Beshear says four men have been charged in a child predator sting. Beshear announced the arrests last week of 23-year-old Jarrett Hoskins, 32-year-old Ricky Cornish Jr., 34-year-old Joseph Leavitt and 46-year-old Michael Stewart. Hoskins was charged with promoting child trafficking. He and the others were charged with using electronic devices to induce a minor to engage in sexual or other prohibited activities.
SANDY HOOK, Ky. (AP) - A Kentucky state investigator says state prison officials in Elliott County didn't properly investigate allegations that a prison supervisor was sexually harassing guards. The Lexington Herald-Leader reports the Kentucky Personnel Board released a report on the probes last week. It says a Little Sandy Correctional Complex staffer tasked with investigating the claims wasn't trained for such investigations, didn't interview potential witnesses and asked limited questions. The women later sued.
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