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Man Allegedly Escapes Louisville Jail, Then Admits to Stealing Semi
A Laurel County man who had reportedly been serving a ten-year sentence for burglary in Louisville is now accused of stealing a semi and then fighting with officers after getting it stuck in a Laurel County ditch.
Lexington Group Gives Former Inmates a Second Chance
A non-profit group in Lexington is working to give inmates a second chance at life. Video Video
Drive Sober Or Get Pulled Over Campaign Begins Today
Kentucky Law Enforcement is getting tough on drunk driving during the holidays.
Lexington Man Arrested More than 1200 times
Henry Earl, 64, has been arrested 1,267 times dating back to 1970. He is currently in jail for public intoxication.
Police: Knox County Inmate Escapes, Still at Large
The Knox County Sheriff's office said a prisoner ran off while being dropped off at their facility.
Corrections Officer Arrested for Misconduct
A Blackburn Correctional Facility employee accused of having a sexual relationship with an inmate is scheduled to be arraigned Thursday. Video Video
Hardin County Jail Walkaway Back In Custody
An inmate is back in the Hardin County Jail after walking away from it last Friday.
Woodford County Inmate Stops Woman From Driving Into House
The inmate was driving to a work site for community service. He stopped the driver's car halfway up the home's front lawn. Video Video
Madison County Jail Overcrowded, Could Cost Taxpayers
The Madison County Jailer said there are far more prisoners than beds at the facility, and the judge-executive said that will start costing taxpayers. Video Video
Update: Escaped Fayette County Jail Inmate Caught
Fayette County Jail Officials said they caught Robert Lee Eades, 38, today. He is now back in the Lexington jail.
New Information In Lexington Mother's Murder
Court documents gave new information following the extradition of Jeffrey Jackson, who police said is accused of murdering a Lexington mother. Video Video
Update: World War II Veteran Accused Of Holding Knife To Woman's Throat Now Out Of Jail
A 92-year old man who Harrodsburg Police said threatened a nurse's assistant at James B. Haggin Memorial Hospital on Thursday, is out of jail and undergoing a psychiatric evaluation.
Update: Man Accused Of Pointing Gun At Driver Extradited Back To KY
An Indiana man accused of pointing a gun at a driver in Madison County is now in jail in Kentucky
Inmate Found Dead In Kentucky River Regional Jail
Troopers say 54-year-old Larry J. Trent was found unresponsive July 9th around 11:00 a.m.
Pulaski County Woman Released From Prison Early After Killing Husband
New evidence shows Tammy Wilson was using self-defense when she shot and killed her husband of 30 years. Video Video
Harrodsburg Police: Escapee Turns Himself In
Harrodsburg Police said Austin Howell turned himself in after escaping on Tuesday from a police cruiser. Video Video
Update: Estill County Escapee's Reported Getaway Pickup Found
The Knox County Sheriff's Office said they found the pickup truck escapee Daniel Patterson, Junior is accused of stealing after getting away from authorities.
Early Inmate Release Costing Jails Money
The program may be saving the state money, but county jails aren't seeing the benefits Video Video
Two Escape Whitley County Jail
Jail officials say two men escaped while on kitchen duty early Sunday morning. Video Video
Former Lexington Firefighter Charged With Incest
Former Lexington firefighter William Chaffins of Mount Sterling has been charged with incest, according to State Police. Video Video
Update: Pine Knot Man Goes From Hospital To Jail
State Police said Norman Waters, 71, of Pine Knot, is in jail after being released from the hospital. Investigators said he was shot after breaking into a home and assaulting at least four people.
Update: Fayette County Inmate Escape From Transport Van
In a press release, jail officials say Mustafa Qasem, 21, got away from a Fayette County Detention Center transport vehicle around 1:00 pm Wednesday.
Jail Tests For TB After Inmate Tests Positive
Inmates and law enforcement officers at the Boyd County Detention Center are being tested for tuberculosis after an inmate tested positive for TB on Wednesday.
Local Jail Changes Mail Policy
The Laurel County Detention Center has a new policy that only allows inmates to receive postcards from outside sources. Video Video
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