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Communities prepare to reopen next Friday

Some exciting COVID-19 news for you, Mayor Linda Gorton announced all government offices and facilities will reopen to the public Friday, June 11th.

Fayette County’s seven-day COVID average back down to 33

Cases at detention center add to county numbers

Fayette Jail inmate, staff COVID count now up to 156

All staff and inmates being tested this week.

Four more Fayette Jail inmates positive for COVID

154 more inmates test negative.

Jailers are trying to keep the coronavirus out of facilities

SCOTT COUNTY, Ky. (WTVQ) - Many Kentucky jailers are trying to prevent the spread of the coronavirus. Derran Broyles is the jailer at the Scott...

Petition submitted to stop property tax increase for a new jail

Madison County officials say it desperately needs a new jail after years of overcrowding. 

Fayette County Detention Center understaffed

Fayette County Detention Center employees voted they have quote 'no confidence' in jail leadership amid a mass exodus of staff, excessive overtime, increasing concerns about safety and reports of unchecked sexual harassment, according to the Herald-Leader.

Officials will vote on whether or not to increase taxes for Madison Co. jail expansion

Madison County Fiscal Court will vote on whether or not to increase taxes that would allow for expansion of the Madison County jail.

UPDATE: Wayne County escapee captured

An escapee in Wayne County was captured just hours after walking away from a work release detail, according to the jailer.

Morehead Police looking for escaped Rowan Co. inmate

Morehead Police are hoping people will be able to help them find a man who walked away from a Rowan County Detention Center work program Friday night.

KSP: Inmates assault staff members and escape from Bell Co. Detention Center

Kentucky State Police are looking for two inmates who they say assaulted staff members and escaped from the Bell County Detention Center Tuesday night.

KSP arrests 2 accused of arson of Webster Co. home

Kentucky State Police have arrested two people accused of arson of a home in Clay.

Four inmates in Fayette County taken to the hospital

Four inmates at the Fayette County Detention Center were taken to the hospital Saturday night after 8:15 p.m..

UPDATE: One of four Boyd County jail escapees caught

One of four Boyd County jail escapees was caught several hours after the escape Thursday, according to a post on Boyd County's 911 Facebook page.

Sheriff: 4 inmates escape jail in eastern Kentucky

Four inmates have escaped from a jail in eastern Kentucky.

Traffic Stop Leads to Arrest for Adult, Juvenile in Madison Co.

Kentucky State Police say a traffic stop for not wearing a seat belt ended with one person behind bars and another at the juvenile detention center on drug charges.

Madison County Jail Overcrowded

Kentucky’s prison population is growing and the Madison County Jailer says his detention center can’t keep up.

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Federal court halts tax mandate in ARPA Lawsuit

Kentucky, Tennessee among those in the lawsuit.

Woman arrested in Laurel County shooting, found under influence possessing Fentanyl

Deputies responded to a report of a shooting that had allegedly happened at a residence off Paris Karr Road, nearly 10 miles south of London.