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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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GOP lawmakers seek to redact parts of harassment testimony

FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) - Three Republican lawmakers in Kentucky have asked a judge to redact portions of a woman's testimony that details allegations of...

How 65 women came to Kavanaugh’s defense in matter of hours

The allegation of a high-school-era sexual misconduct against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh had just emerged last week when friends who knew him as teenagers sprang into action and began a letter-writing effort.

Accuser’s story of attack roils plan for Kavanaugh vote

Judge Brett Kavanaugh’s confirmation for the Supreme Court is taking an uncertain turn as Republican senators express concern over a woman’s private-turned-public allegation that a drunken Kavanaugh groped her and tried to take off her clothes at a party when they were teenagers.

Meyer ‘failed in his words’ about abuse claims

Ohio State coach Urban Meyer says he misspoke at Big Ten media days last week when asked about his knowledge of 2015 domestic abuse allegations against a fired assistant.
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Kentucky reeling from sexual assault, harassment accusations

As sexual assault and harassment allegations sweep through statehouses around the country, no place has been impacted quite like Kentucky.

Kentucky sexual harassment inquiry sent to ethics commission

A taxpayer-funded investigation of a secret sexual harassment settlement signed by four GOP lawmakers in Kentucky was stymied because the lawmakers refused to talk about it or disclose documents.
Rep. Jeff Hoover

Former Kentucky speaker hospitalized following resignation

Kentucky's former GOP House speaker has been hospitalized days after resigning his leadership position amid sexual harassment allegations.
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UPDATE: Kentucky House speaker says he won’t resign

Kentucky's Republican House speaker says he has no plans to resign despite a report that he settled a sexual harassment case outside of court with a member of his staff.
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Principal’s trial on child porn charges postponed

A judge has postponed the trial of a former Kentucky high school principal facing dozens of child pornography counts stemming from allegations that he uploaded nude images from students' confiscated cellphones.
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Kentucky school district fires employees after abuse report

Officials in Kentucky's largest public school district say all of the teachers and employees mentioned in a report alleging abuse and neglect of preschoolers have been fired.
Rick Pitino

UPDATE: Pitino says he’s shocked by corruption claims

Louisville men's basketball coach Rick Pitino says he's shocked by corruption allegations made by prosecutors in New York against some college basketball assistant coaches.
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Co-owner of Kentucky trucking company sentenced for fraud

A Kentucky woman has been sentenced after she was convicted of defrauding customers of a trucking company she ran with her husband and another business partner.
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Transportation cabinet says FBI is investigating contractors

The FBI is investigating contractors who have worked with the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet.
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UPDATE: Louisville mayor asks FBI to look into police youth program

Louisville Mayor Greg Fischer has asked the FBI to investigate the alleged sexual abuse of children in a police youth outreach program.
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New allegations of sex-based bullying at LCHS

Amos Jones, the attorney representing two African-American students at Lexington Catholic High School who say they were subjected to racial discrimination, now says that four young women are also alleging civil rights violations at the school, including sexual bullying.
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KHSAA investigating allegations made by the NAACP

The Kentucky High School Athletic Association confirms that it’s investigating allegations made by the Lexington chapter of the NAACP.

Former Gov. Beshear: Bevin’s accusations “pathetic spectacle”

Former Governor Steve Beshear has released a statement addressing Tuesdays accusations by Governor Matt Bevin that the former administration acted unethically in its handling of bids and campaign contributions.

AG issues statement in response to Gov. Bevin allegations

Attorney General has issued a response to allegations from Governor Bevin Tuesday morning that Beshear received "questionable" campaign contributions while running for his office.
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GOP Kentucky governor to investigate Democratic predecessor

Kentucky's Republican governor says he will hire a private law firm to investigate his Democratic predecessor for what he says were potentially illegal procurement practices.

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