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Grant to help improve Kentuckian’s access to civil justice system

The Justice for All project supports Access to Justice Commissions in their efforts to form partnerships with stakeholders in the civil justice community.

Jury awards $67M to ex-miners who used defective dust masks

HINDMAN, Ky. (AP) - A Kentucky jury has awarded two former coal miners who filed a civil lawsuit claiming defective dust masks led to...

AG wins appeal upholding sanctions against American National of KY

Attorney General Andy Beshear Thursday announced that his office has won the final appeal in a case requiring American National University of Kentucky to pay $147,000 in civil monetary sanctions.

Event to celebrate 50th anniversary of Ky. Civil Rights Act

Kentucky's human rights commission is planning a law symposium to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the passage of the state's Civil Rights Act.

Perryville battlefield site sharing in grants

The site of Kentucky's largest Civil War battle will share in a new round of grants announced by the National Park Service.

New Louisville trail marks downtown civil rights locations

A trail that marks the locations of historical civil rights demonstrations in downtown Louisville is set to be dedicated.

Cheapside Park Civil War statues: What should happen?

What should happen to two Civil War statues that are outside the Main Street courthouse in Lexington?

SEC files charges against ex-General Employment chairman

U.S. regulators have filed civil fraud charges against a former federal prosecutor and Kentucky lieutenant governor, saying he misled auditors about missing funds as chairman of an employment staffing company.

Oklahoma landowner seeks families of Civil War soldiers

A landowner in Ringwood has the tombstones of two Civil War soldiers and is searching for the men's families.

Public meeting on Civil War statues, marker rescheduled

A public meeting about two of Lexington’s Civil War statues and an historic marker, has been rescheduled. The meeting will now be held from 6-8 p.m., Monday, Sept. 21.

Lexington sets public meeting on Civil War statues, marker

A public meeting is being held in Lexington next month for residents to express their opinions about two Civil War statues and a historic marker in the city.

Scholarship awarded to Western Hills HS graduate

Elias R. Baase, a 2011 graduate of Western Hills High School, has been selected to receive a full scholarship from the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet to pursue a civil engineering degree at the University of Kentucky.

Federal judge hears arguments in same-sex marriage civil case

A federal judge heard arguments about the Rowan County clerk who refuses to issue marriage licenses following the Supreme Court’s decision to legalized same-sex marriage.

University names residence hall for civil rights pioneer

The University of Kentucky is naming a residence hall in honor of the late civil rights pioneer Lyman T. Johnson, who in 1949 was the first African-American to be admitted to the school.

Civil rights activists: Vote now to confirm Lynch as AG

National civil rights activists are urging U.S. Senate leadership to immediately call for a vote to confirm Loretta Lynch as attorney general.

Lexington’s MLK Walk for Equality

Events began early Monday morning in Lexington with the annual Unity Breakfast then came the Freedom March Downtown.

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Kentucky Football to honor Chris Oats by rotating No. 22

LEXINGTON, Ky. (UK Athletics) – Kentucky football is set to honor junior linebacker Chris Oats, who has been battling a serious medical condition since...

Construction firm receives Lexington small business award

Elaine Allen, LLC, AU Associates, CASA also receive top awards.

Clark Regional cath lab, expanded heart care opening this fall

Expanding access to interventional heart care