Kentucky Utilities customers to pay more for environmental upgrades

BY BILL ESTEP, bestep@herald-leader.com – Kentucky Utilities customers will pay extra each month to cover environmental upgrades at the company’s power plants under a settlement approved Monday. The amount will vary each year covered by the settlement, which lasts through 2024. In 2016, the estimated additional monthly surcharge will be 30 cents for the average KU residential…

Bevin, Hampton meet Louisville gunshot victims

by Beth Warren, @BethWarrenCJ –  Governor Matt Bevin met with gunshot victim and cab driver Abdirahman Mohamed at the Frazier Rehab Institute to discuss the spike of violence in Louisville. Sam Upshaw Jr./The CJ Lt. Gov. Jenean Hampton returned to Louisville on Monday with Gov. Matt Bevin to meet with another shooting victim, a taxi driver and father of…