FRANKFORT, KY (WAVE) - An impounded shipment of hemp seeds landed in the
hands of Kentucky Agriculture Department on Friday.
The 250-pound seed shipment from Italy spurred a legal fight after it was
stopped by U.S. customs officials in Louisville earlier in May.
The seeds will be divided into batches for spring planting as part of
research projects throughout the state. Six universities are helping with
The seeds were sprung from confinement after federal drug officials
approved a permit, ending the standoff.
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Arthur L. Thompson, 69, of Louisville, was taken into custody Nov. 16 at his home.
A generous donation of Christmas spirit arrived Friday morning in downtown Louisville’s Jefferson Square.
The Jefferson County Coroner's Office has identified the man killed in a two-car crash on I-264 East Tuesday night.
Sunshine has begun to peak through the clouds across WAVE Country. This will help temperatures warm into the 50s Friday afternoon.
Police are trying to confirm details about a shooting incident that left a man in need of emergency medical attention.