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Settlement reached in Dayton landlord sexual harassment case

The Justice Department today announced it has reached an agreement with a Dayton landlord and rental manager in a sexual harassment lawsuit.

Sen. Rand Paul intends to ask DOJ for criminal referral for Dr. Anthony Fauci

U.S. Senator Rand Paul of Kentucky says he'll ask the Department of Justice for a criminal referral for Dr. Anthony Fauci because he's lied to congress.

Kroger shooter gets life sentence for hate crime murders

JEFFERSONTOWN, Ky. (Department of Justice Public Affairs) - A Kentucky man was sentenced in federal court to life in prison without parole in connection...

Two former Tennessee Correctional Officers sentenced for civil rights offenses

MEMPHIS, Tn. (Press Release) - Two former Tennessee Department of Corrections (TDOC) Correctional Officers were sentenced today for assaulting an inmate in violation of...

DOJ seeks $3.2M from West Virginia governor’s coal companies, including in KY

Attorneys for the government say the coal companies violated a settlement meant to prevent pollution.

Los Angeles woman accused of conspiring to traffic drugs in Lexington

The DOJ says a Los Angeles woman was convicted of conspiring to traffic drugs on Thursday by a federal court in Lexington.

Former U.S. Army Director pleads guilty in bribery scheme

According to admissions in his plea agreement, Victor Garo, accepted over $100,000 worth of bribes.

Alabama governor: We’re working to fix prisons

Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey says the state is working on solutions after the Department of Justice issued scathing findings about Alabama prisons.

Hackers charged with making false bomb threats to schools

Federal prosecutors say two computer hackers have been charged with sending false shooting and bomb threats to hundreds of schools in the U.S. and Britain.

Foundation in Lexington to get grant to combat opioid crisis

The Lexington Leadership Foundation was awarded one of seven national awards by the U.S. Department of Justice.

Eastern Kentucky to receive more than $3.7 million to combat opioid crisis

The Department of Justice announced it is awarding almost $320 million to combat the opioid crisis in America.

11 House Republicans seek impeachment of DOJ’s Rosenstein

A group of 11 House conservatives introduced articles of impeachment against Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein, the Justice Department official who oversees special counsel Robert Mueller’s Russia investigation.

Man sentenced for defrauding Saint Joseph Hospital

An Arkansas man, who previously admitted paying hundreds of thousands of dollars in bribes to receive millions of dollars of construction work, was sentenced Friday to 27 months in prison.

Drug Company Fined $150 Million for Ignoring Suspicious Opioid Orders in Kentucky

A pharmaceutical company with strong connections to Eastern Kentucky is being penalized by the U.S. Department of Justice and the D.E.A. for negligence that they say directly contributed to the area's opioid epidemic.

Department of Justice: Parents Can Better Monitor Kids’ Social Media

According to the website guardkids.com only 15 percent of parents know what their kids are doing on social media sites.

Social Media Helping Law Enforcement Catch Predators

Facebook helped law enforcement catch a would-be sexual predator who traveled from London, England to central Kentucky.

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UPDATE: Cornhole tournament benefits Gordon family

Cornhole teams from all over central Kentucky came together for a tournament benefiting the Gordon family.

Eckerts’s Orchard prepares for Fall

VERSAILES, Ky (WTVQ) - Autumn has arrived in the Bluegrass. To welcome in the season, Versailes' Eckert's Orchard opened up it's pumpkin patch this...

Junior pride festival held at Pivot Brewing

While the full Lexington Pride Festival is postponed until June 2022, a mini pride fest was held over the weekend at Pivot Brewing.

The Richmond Powwow returns to Battlefield Park

RICHMOND, Ky (WTVQ) -  The Richmond Powwow was held today at the Battlefield Park historical site. The event initially began as a joint effort between...