Chris Kenning, The Courier-Journal

Chris Kenning

The Courier-Journal

Louisville, KY, United States

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Recent articles by Chris:

Louisville's immigration court closes due to 'building conditions,' raising fears of delay

Attorneys fear immigrants, especially those representing themselves, may miss key deadlines in filing asylum applications or motions. → Read More

Bernie Sanders sends pizzas to Kentucky coal miners protesting Blackjewel

U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders sent pizzas to laid-off Blackjewel Kentucky coal miners blocking a train loaded with $1 million in coal last week. → Read More

Trump to wipe out student loan debt for disabled veterans

Trump speaks before veterans at Louisville fundraiser for Gov. Matt Bevin during his visit to the city. → Read More

Lawmakers seek to close 'loophole' after coal bankruptcy left miners with bounced checks

Several Kentucky lawmakers prefiled a bill to strengthen the system to ensure coal miners will be paid if their employer goes bankrupt. → Read More

With sale of bankrupt company's mines, laid-off workers a step closer to getting back pay

Kentucky miners demanding unpaid wages from their bankrupt former coal employer took a big step to getting at least some of the money they are owed. → Read More

'Pay the miners first': Laid-off coal workers go to Blackjewel hearing for back wages

The July 1 collapse of Blackjewel and its affiliates, which was the nation’s sixth-largest coal company, affected about 1,700 employees. → Read More

Laid-off Kentucky coal miners boarding buses to West Virginia to try to get their back pay

Laid-off miners take buses to descend on a West Virginia courthouse to see if there is any hope their coal mines might reopen. → Read More

Kentucky Public Health chief, criticized for hepatitis A response, leaving for White House

Howard told his staff Friday he was leaving for a fellowship in Washington, said Cabinet for Health and Family Services spokeswoman Christina Dettman. → Read More

Laid-off Blackjewel coal miners continue to block train as protest for back pay

The bankruptcy the nation's sixth-largest U.S. coal producer came after a string of other major coal producer bankruptcies in recent years. → Read More

Seeing the music: How ASL interpreters bring songs to life for deaf people at Forecastle

ASL interpreters are changing the music festival scene for deaf concertgoers. Forecastle Festival is one of many festivals that use the interpreters. → Read More

Who is a must-see at this year's Forecastle? These Louisville music experts weigh in

More than 50 acts will perform at Forecastle. So who should you see? We asked some local music experts to weigh in on their tops picks for 2019. → Read More

Why veterans set 25,000 flags on fire in Louisville

Dozens of veterans whose service spread from World War II to Iraq burned old flags at a rural farm in a ceremony to honor and "retire them." → Read More

How do you honorably dispose of 25,000 US flags? Burn them in a massive funeral pyre

On Saturday, dozens of veterans burned old flags at a rural Louisville farm in a ceremony to honor and "retire them." → Read More

Rural Americans are changing their views on LGBTQ rights. Just look at this Kentucky town

Henderson, Kentucky residents passed protections for gay residents, then rejected them. Now, they're coming around full circle. → Read More

What a Kentucky town's 20-year struggle with 'Fairness' says about rural LGBTQ rights

Henderson residents passed protections for gay residents, then rejected them. Now, they're coming around full circle. → Read More

'Things have changed': Pride parades spread across rural Kentucky as LGBT acceptance grows

Rural communities in Kentucky are beginning to host Pride events, joining the state's cities as acceptance for LGBTQ people grows. → Read More

Kentucky vet captured during D-Day invasion 75 years ago to receive France's highest honor

The Kentucky native traveled across the ocean to fight in the D-Day invasion, was captured, rescued and now will receive the French Legion of Honor. → Read More

Hepatitis A death toll in Kentucky reaches 58 in state's latest report

Kentucky's latest death from hepatitis A reported this week by the state health department raised the toll to 58 in the nation's largest outbreak. → Read More

Kentucky man convicted of stealing HIV registry to blackmail Singapore and free husband

The Winchester, Kentucky, resident leaked names and addresses of 5,400 HIV-positive Singaporeans and 8,800 foreigners. → Read More

Kentucky racks up one-third of all hepatitis A deaths in US as fatalities keep rising

The contagious liver disease has sickened 4,621 Kentucky residents since the outbreak was declared in November 2017. → Read More