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Judge strikes down Kentucky's gay marriage ban
A federal judge in Kentucky on Tuesday struck down the state's ban on same-sex couples marrying in the state. However, the ruling was temporarily put on hold because it will be appealed.
Montana judge says suspension over trial remarks unwarranted
A Montana judge, who is facing a suspension for remarking during trial that a 14-year-old rape victim appeared "older than her chronological age," said Friday that he believes such a penalty isn't warranted.
Judge strikes down Indiana ban on gay marriage
A federal judge has struck down Indiana's ban on gay marriage, calling it unconstitutional. U.S. District Judge Richard Young ruled Wednesday that the state's ban violates the U.S. Constitution's equal-protection clause.
Mexico judge orders priest's arrest in abuse case
Mexican authorities said Wednesday that a judge has ordered the arrest of a now-suspended priest, who is accused of sexually abusing minors in the northern state of San Luis Potosi.
Judge Delay's Farmer's Prison Report Date
A federal judge has delayed former University of Kentucky basketball star Richie Farmer's report date to a federal prison by a week.
Judge Weighing Whether To Stay Same-Sex Ruling
A federal judge is weighing whether to allow his order requiring Kentucky to recognize same-sex marriages performed in other states and countries or put the issue on hold pending an appeal by Gov. Steve Beshear.
UPDATE: Judge Says DNA Sample Needed From Teen Murder Suspect
A teenager accused of murdering a Lexington gas station clerk was back in court on Friday. A judge told Travis Bredhold’s defense attorney that the court needed a DNA sample from him in order to move forward in the case.
Judge Clears Farmer For Travel To Fla.
A federal judge has cleared the way for former Kentucky Agriculture Commissioner to travel to Florida for five days to watch his son play basketball.
Judge Rejects Plea Deal for Man Accused of Hitting Friend with Van
A man accused of hitting a friend with his van while driving it in reverse has had his plea deal rejected by a Montgomery County judge.
Charges Dismissed Against Jackson County Judge-Executive and Treasurer
On Thursday, criminal charges against Jackson County Judge-Executive William O. Smith and county treasurer Beth Salee were dismissed due to a lack of evidence.
Couple Accused of Harboring Illegal Immigrants Face Judge
A couple arrested last month for harboring illegal immigrants pleaded not guilty during their arraignment this afternoon. Video Video
Casey Co. Murder Trial Moved to Green Co. in Last-Minute Ruling
Casey County Circuit Judge Judy Vance approved a last-minute motion made Tuesday morning to move David Salyers' murder trial to Green County, right before jury members were to be selected.
Man Sentenced To 2 years In Threat Against Judge
A Greenup County man has been sentenced to two years in prison for threatening to kill federal officials involved in the prosecution of his father in a child pornography case.
Judge: Ky. Must Recognize Same-Sex Marriages
A federal judge has ruled that Kentucky must recognize same-sex marriages performed in other states, striking down part of the state ban.
Widow Of KY Judge Testifies In Congressional Hearing On Meningitis Outbreak
The widow of a Kentucky Judge testified Wednesday at a Congressional hearing on the recent deadly meningitis outbreak.
Judge Declares Mistrial For Man Accused Of 2010 Beating-Death
Patrick Ragland is accused in the beating death of a 35-year-old man back in 2010.
Judge Orders Kentucky To Consider Execution Changes
A Kentucky judge has ordered the state to consider changing how it executes prisoners by lethal injection. Video Video
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