(Fayette County Detention Center)
A social worker with the Kentucky Cabinet for Families is accused of using a child as "a bargaining tool for visits and other acts relating to his office."
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Henry Clay HS Principal Recently Suspended for Drinking
A principal in Fayette County was recently suspended without pay because he reportedly drank during a school trip earlier this year.
Man Charged With 87-Year-Old's Murder to Go Before Grand Jury
A man charged with brutally beating an 87-year-old man to death earlier this month is scheduled to appear in court this afternoon.
Lexington Police said a man was shot in the 400 block of Ash Street early Wednesday morning. (Belinda Post, WTVQ)
Lexington Police: Man Shot Inside Home On Ash Street
Lexington Police said a man was shot in the 400 block of Ash Street early Wednesday morning.

Kentucky Headlines
Louisville seeks developer for dormant Gardens
Louisville officials are seeking a developer to breathe new life into the long-dormant, history-laden Louisville Gardens.
Churchill Downs, Saratoga close to management deal
Churchill Downs Inc. says it's finalizing a deal with the operators of the Saratoga Casino and Raceway to manage the upstate New York gambling facility and another in Colorado.
School districts getting insurance bills
Some school districts have started getting bills over the past couple of weeks to help offset insurance claims against the failed Kentucky School Boards Insurance Trust.
McConnell to campaign in eastern Kentucky
Republican Rep. Hal Rogers will campaign with Sen. Mitch McConnell next week in eastern Kentucky.
New Grimes ad hits McConnell on women's issues
A new statewide TV ad from Democratic Senate candidate Alison Lundergan Grimes criticizes Republican Sen. Mitch McConnell for his voting record on women's issues.
Social worker faces drug, misconduct charges
Police say a Lexington social worker is accused of using a child as a bargaining tool for discounts on illegal drugs.


                 

National
Japan practices amphibious landing in Hawaii
Japan is practicing storming beaches with the U.S. at the world's largest maritime exercises.
Political News
Billions of GI Bill funds go to for-profit schools
Iraq and Afghanistan veterans have flocked to for-profit colleges. That includes a troubled chain that is closing or selling its campuses amid a series of federal and state investigations.
Sports
Woodford Reserve Donates $26,000 To Old Friends Retirement Center
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World News
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Business
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