{FD} Kentucky’s Republican House speaker resigns leadership post

The Republican speaker of Kentucky’s House of Representatives resigned from his leadership position Monday, more than two months after acknowledging he secretly settled a sexual harassment claim and paid to keep it quiet.

{FD} Man caught on body camera footage falling over 40-ft overpass survives

A truck driver who bolted as police in Kentucky were arresting him somehow survived after he plummeted off a 40-foot overpass — and then apparently kept trying to evade the cops.

{FD} Widow of Kentucky State Rep. Dan Johnson says she’ll pursue his seat

The wife of Kentucky State Rep. Dan Johnson, who killed himself Wednesday after he was accused of sexual assault in a bombshell report, announced Thursday that she would run for her husband’s seat, saying “his fight will go on.”

{FD} Kentucky lawmaker’s death stuns Statehouse already beset by sex scandal

The death of a state representative -- who apparently committed suicide Wednesday after being accused of molestation -- sent more shock waves through a Kentucky Statehouse already rocked by other sexual misconduct scandals.

{FD} Louisville countersues Pitino, saying fired coach cost school money

The University of Louisville filed a countersuit Wednesday, claiming that former men’s basketball coach Rick Pitino damaged the program and the university’s ability to make money amid a string of scandals that tarnished the school’s reputation.

{FD} Political donors paid settlement for former GOP speaker

The spokeswoman for Kentucky House Republicans says the former GOP speaker had a sexual relationship with a woman in his office and used money from political donors to help pay her a secret settlement outside of court.