Search leads to drug arrest for Clay Co. man

A search of a man's home in Clay County landed him in jail on drug charges.

New support for employees with children with special needs

A new, free benefit to support those caring for children with learning, social or behavior challenges, or developmental disabilities comes to state employees in 2019.

Judge accused of leaving accident scene gets suspended

A Kentucky judge accused of leaving the scene of an accident has been suspended for seven days.

Former Hardin County 911 dispatcher charged with sex crimes

Investigators say 20-year-old Christopher James Carroll, who worked as a dispatcher at the Hardin County E-911 Center, created multiple false social media profiles to communicate with minors.

Police make 2 arrests in triple slaying in Kentucky

Owensboro police say 30-year-old Arnett B. Baines and 31-year-old Cylar L. Shemwell were each charged Friday with three counts of murder and one count of first-degree assault.
U.S. Senator Rand Paul of Kentucky

Paul’s lawyers want his political views excluded from trial

The attorneys say his political beliefs could "alienate" potential jurors who don't share his views.
Human Trafficking

Beshear: Ky streamlines response to human trafficking reports

In honor of National Human Trafficking Awareness Month, Attorney General Andy Beshear is recognizing law enforcement efforts that have improved the state’s ability to combat human trafficking.

Pentagon IDs 3 Americans killed in Syria suicide bomb attack

Jonathan R. Farmer, 37, of Boynton Beach, Florida, who was based at Fort Campbell, Kentucky was among the Americans killed in the bombing in Syria.

Vet pleads guilty to conspiracy connected to moving cattle

The Lexington Herald-Leader reports that 65-year-old John M. Moran of Flemingsburg pleaded guilty Thursday to a single count of conspiracy to defraud the United States.

Arrest made in attempted murder-arson case from 2018

A man wanted since the end of last year in an attempted murder and arson case was arrested Thursday.

Man arrested on child sexual abuse charges

A man is accused of sexually abusing a child under the age of 18.

Police: 3 dead, 1 wounded in shooting at Kentucky home

Authorities are trying to determine how many people were struck in the gunfire and the extent of their injuries.

Retired judge responds to Kentucky governor’s criticism

Justice Daniel Venters writes in an Op-Ed he is a conservative Republican who voted for Bevin and has generally supported his policy initiatives.

Man arrested in rape, robbery at Kentucky university

The Courier Journal reports 21-year-old Alfred Kesseh was arrested this week and pleaded not guilty to charges including rape and burglary.
Western Kentucky University WKU

Dorm where mold found at Western won’t reopen until fall

The university said in a news release that Minton Hall won't reopen with other residence halls Friday for the spring semester.
Kentucky state parks

Feedback sought on plan for Kentucky campground improvements

Kentucky State Parks said in a statement that the hearing would be held at the park on January 24 at 6 p.m.

Water line break leaves people without water in Floyd Co.

Some people don't have water in Floyd County because of a water line break under a creek, which is challenging for repair crews.
Muhammad Ali

Muhammad Ali’s name to go on airport in his hometown

Muhammad Ali's hometown of Louisville will honor the late boxer by renaming its airport for him.

Gubernatorial candidate denies sexual assault allegations

A Republican lawmaker from East Bernstadt and candidate for governor denies sexually assaulting a woman.
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Man says he was assaulted while riding in truck with three men

A man says he was assaulted and robbed while riding in a pickup truck.

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