A shooting spree in Kentucky came about three weeks after the state was rocked by a high school shooting in Benton.

Five people, including a suspected gunman who apparently took his own life, were killed in a shooting spree at two locations in northeast Kentucky on (...)

Authorities investigate the scene of fatal school shooting Tuesday,  in Benton, Kentucky. Kentucky State Police said the suspect was apprehended by a Marshall County deputy. Photograph: Stephen Lance Dennee/AP Photo

A 15-year-old student opened fire with a handgun inside a rural Kentucky high school on Tuesday, killing two of his classmates, injuring 17 and sendi(...)

Billy Burchfield was living under an assumed name, Harold Arnold, which he took from a cousin who had died

A man who police say escaped from a Georgia prison in 1979 and eluded authorities for nearly four decades has been arrested in eastern Kentucky. Pol(...)

The area surrounding Kentucky Lake, where a seven-year-old girl survived a plane crash that killed four other passengers. Photograph: Google Maps
Girl survives plane crash in Kentucky
  • US
  • January 3, 2015, 13:01

A seven-year-old girl has walked away from a plane crash in Kentucky that killed four people.The child left the wreckage of the Piper PA-34 and found(...)