The backlog of untested rape kits in Kentucky has grown larger than the initial 3,000 discovered in 2015.

While testing is complete on the original backlog, officials uncovered 1,500 so-called “boomerang kits”.

Those are rape kits sent to the crime lab, not tested for various reasons, and then returned to law enforcement agencies.

The state recently received a nearly $3 million federal grant to test those kits from the U.S. Department of Justice.


Kentucky’s genetic counselors could be licensed under senate legislation now before house members. 

Technology Helps Kentucky Farmers Save Money and Beef Up Livestock

Jul 17, 2014

Making hay in Kentucky has more to do with science than with what the feed looks like.  Knowing what's inside their hay can save farmers dollars and help produce healthier livestock.