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Senate panel wraps up hearing on Walker court appointment

The Senate Judiciary Committee heard testimony Wednesday morning as part of the confirmation hearing for Justin Walker, a 37-year-old federal judge backed by Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell.

Court weighs in on applying mass gathering ban to churches

A federal appeals court has declined to block the Kentucky governor's temporary ban on mass gatherings from applying to in-person religious services.

Cameron joins four other states in abortion legal battle

Kentucky has joined Texas, Ohio, Alabama and Oklahoma in the legal fight to force abortion clinics to shut down elective procedures like other health professions during the coronavirus outbreak.

Commission announces three nominees for Court of Appeals post

Kentucky's Judicial Nominating Commission announced the names of three nominees who could replace retiring judge Janet L. Stumbo.

Commission nominates 3 lawyers for vacant Kentucky judgeship

The vacancy is in the 1st Division of the circuit court judgeship in Bourbon, Scott and Woodford counties.

Court of Appeals Judge sworn in

There was a swearing in ceremony Monday in Lexington.

Federal appeals court overturns 1999 double slaying sentence

The 6th Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals has reversed the life sentence of a Kentucky man convicted of killing two people in eastern Kentucky in 1999.

Bevin appoints Georgetown circuit judge to appeals court

Republican Gov. Matt Bevin has appointed a Georgetown circuit court judge to the state Court of Appeals.

Supreme Court to hear college funding case in Kentucky

The Kentucky Supreme Court will decide whether Republican Gov. Matt Bevin can cut the budgets of state colleges and universities.

Court: Judge can’t dismiss jury panels for lack of diversity

An appeals court has ordered a Jefferson County circuit judge to stop dismissing jury panels he believes aren't reflective of the community's diversity.

Group asks court to delay Louisville’s minimum wage increase

The state Court of Appeals is considering whether it should block a scheduled increase in the minimum wage for Kentucky's largest city while a group of restaurant owners appeals a lower court's decision upholding the increase.

Vote buying at center of eastern Ky. judge-executive case

The state Court of Appeals will weigh Tuesday whether it should uphold a lower court's rare decision to throw out the results of an election because of vote buying.

Property taxes, library funding before Court of Appeals

A case before the state Court of Appeals could lower property taxes for Kentucky homeowners but it would also strip more than half of the funding for most of the state's public library systems.

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Feeding Kids, Feeding Community: Berea Kids Eat and community partners team up

Berea Kids Eat & Community Partners Team Up to Combat Food Insecurity and Support Local Businesses During the Coronavirus Pandemic

Midway University maintains tuition, fee freeze; reduces RN program cost

tuition rate for the RN-BSN program will be lowered, making that rate the most affordable in the region and much of the state.