Lawyer sentenced to 8 years, ordered to repay $1.3 M

A Kentucky lawyer who admitted to pocketing more than $1.3 million from clients to pay personal expenses that included gambling losses has been sentenced to eight years in prison.
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KSP investigates ex-Hickman sheriff over missing money

State police say they are investigating former Hickman County Sheriff Mark Green, after money disappeared from an account that authorities say Green had access to while serving as sheriff.
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Alcoholic Beverage Control finds illegal alcohol in Laurel Co.

Kentucky Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control says they have executed a search warrant at American Patriots, an establishment in Laurel County.

Kentucky manufacturing plant to close in September

A Kentucky plant that makes audio components for car manufacturers will close later this year.
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Forest Service to begin repairs at Land Between the Lakes

The U.S. Forest Service says it will soon begin repairs at Land Between the Lakes National Recreation Area.
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Rand Paul’s $580,000 jury award upheld in Kentucky

A Kentucky judge has denied a request for a new trial from a man who a jury said should pay more than $580,000 to U.S. Sen. Rand Paul for injuries Paul suffered when he was tackled by the man.

Woman taken to hospital after crash in Metcalfe Co.

State Police say a woman was taken to the hospital after a single-vehicle crash on KY 90 in Metcalfe County.

Attorney general’s office launches investigation into inflated prescription drug prices

Investigation looks into allegations that state pharmacy benefit managers have overcharged the state health insurance programs for prescription drugs and discriminated against independent pharmacies.
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Export slump deepens for American whiskey producers

American whiskey producers are suffering a worsening hangover from the Trump administration's trade disputes.
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Kentucky’s February 2019 unemployment report released

The unemployment rate for February 2019 was down from the 4.2 percent reported for January 2019.

Evansville man accused of having sexual relationship with minor in Owensboro

State Police say they have arrested an Evansville man they say has inappropriate communications and relationship with a minor in Owensboro.
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Deputies warn people of man posing as cop in Shelby Co.

The Shelby County Sheriff's deputies wants to warn people of a man who they say is posing as a cop, stopping people, demanding personal items and speeding away.

With black lung fund in jeopardy, taxpayers could foot bill

The Trump administration and coal industry allies are insisting that a federal black lung trust fund will continue paying benefits to sick miners despite a drastic cut in funding. But the expected shortfalls will be covered by taxpayers instead of coal companies.

Federal judge blocks another Kentucky abortion law

For the second time in days, a new Kentucky law imposing more restrictions on abortion has been temporarily halted by a federal judge.

Search on for suspects after drive-by shooting in Warren Co.

The search for two suspects continues after a drive-by shooting in Warren County.

Firefighter support group bill heads to governor

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ) - A bill that would establish peer support groups for active, volunteer and retired firefighters is heading to the governor's desk...
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Action of 138th Field Artillery to be remembered at Vietnam Veterans Day event

The action of Bardstown and other Kentucky National Guard members at Firebase Tomahawk in Vietnam 50 years ago will be a highlight of the Vietnam Veterans Day/Vietnam Commemoration event.

Kentucky governor says he exposed his children to chickenpox

Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin says he deliberately exposed his children to chickenpox so they would catch the highly contagious disease and become immune.

Goforth unveils first TV ad in challenging Kentucky governor

Republican lawmaker Robert Goforth introduces himself to voters in the first TV ad of his campaign challenge against Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin in the spring primary.

Driver awaits murder trial in Kentucky officer’s death

A Kentucky truck driver charged with murder in the traffic death of a Louisville Metro Police officer will be monitored at home while he awaits trial.

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