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Ky. ACLU responds to first coronavirus death an incarcerated person

Friday morning, an offender at Green River Correctional Complex died after battling COVID-19.

Coronavirus outbreak leads to abortion debate, opponents call for clinics to close

AG Daniel Cameron on Friday said abortion clinics should close due to an executive order from Governor Beshear calling for elective procedures to end.

Appeals court panel hears high-stakes Kentucky abortion case

Federal appeals judges have heard arguments in a high-stakes case that could determine whether Kentucky's last abortion clinic remains open.

Court records: Bevin blocks thousands of social media users

The number of accounts blocked by the governor has ballooned from 600 to nearly 3,000 since two years ago.

US wants up to 2 years to identify kids separated families

The Trump administration wants up to two years to find potentially thousands of children who were separated from their parents at the border before a judge halted the practice last year.

Judge extends temporary ban on 2 new Kentucky abortion laws

A federal judge has extended a temporary order preventing two new Kentucky abortion laws from taking effect while the court determines their constitutionality.

Governor Bevin signs abortion bill already facing a lawsuit

Kentucky's Republican governor has signed a measure putting new restrictions on abortion, and his lawyers filed a response to a lawsuit already aimed at blocking it.

ACLU seeks to block fetal heartbeat measure in Kentucky

Abortion-rights defenders have expanded their legal fight against Kentucky to try to block the state's most restrictive abortion measure, which would mostly ban the procedure once a fetal heartbeat is detected.

ACLU to challenge fetal heartbeat abortion measure

Abortion-rights supporters to file a lawsuit challenging a ban on most abortions once a fetal heartbeat is detected.

ACLU files lawsuit challenging Kentucky anti-abortion bill

The American Civil Liberties Union has followed through on its vow to file a federal lawsuit challenging Kentucky's latest effort to restrict abortion.

ACLU says Facebook allows gender discrimination in ads

The ACLU is accusing Facebook of discrimination, saying the company violated federal and state laws prohibiting businesses from excluding women from job ads.

Bevin’s lawyers defend new abortion law in court filing

Gov. Matt Bevin's legal team says Kentucky's newest abortion law seeks to prevent a "barbaric" procedure while a fetus is alive in the womb.

ACLU of Kentucky investigates “Bible Literacy” Courses

There's concern by the American Civil Liberties Union of Kentucky that some schools are turning classrooms into pulpits with their "Bible Literacy" classes.

City of Lexington sues man over police surveillance video request

A Lexington man is being sued by the city after he filed an open records request for documents about surveillance cameras, owned and operated by the Lexington Police Department.

Kentucky’s abortion law struck down by federal court

Kentucky's law requiring doctors to conduct an ultrasound exam before an abortion and then try to show fetal images as well as play the fetal heartbeat to the pregnant woman has been struck down by a federal court.

ACLU sues Maine governor for blocking critics on Facebook

The ACLU recently filed similar lawsuits against Republican Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin.

ACLU asks Kentucky governor to not block social media users

The ACLU has asked Kentucky's Republican governor to stop blocking people from following his social media accounts.

Governor asked to stop blocking people on social media

FRANKFORT, Ky. (WTVQ)-In local politics, the ACLU is asking Governor Matt Bevin to stop blocking people on social media. The Courier-Journal reports the ACUL sent...

Federal judge grants buffer zone in front of abortion clinic ahead of week long protest

The city of Louisville is preparing for what's scheduled to be a week long protest of the EMW Women's Clinic, the last abortion clinic in the state.

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KSP probe complete, still point to McAtee shooting first: State

U.S. Attorney asks no more release of info for now.

Attorney General Daniel Cameron married Friday

It was a small, private outdoor ceremony in Louisville.

Ashland celebrates suffrage with special tours in August

100th anniversary of women's suffrage is Aug. 18

UPDATE: Pine Ridge woman killed, several injured in freak I-64 accident

Montgomery County Sheriff's Office continues to investigate