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Jarvis Garrett acquitted in 2016 Lexington murder case

This was the first trial held in Fayette Circuit Court since the pandemic hit in March.

Murphy appointed to vacant judicial post

Melissa Moore Murphy, the unopposed candidate for the office later this year, has been appointed to the Fayette District Court Division 4 Judicial seat by Gov. Andy Beshear.

“Jonathan, I love you”-jury listens to 911 calls in day one of marine murder trial

Gripping 911 calls and accusations of police impropriety led off the trial Wednesday for the two men accused of murdering a Kentucky marine.

UPDATE: Former LFUCG councilwoman pleads guilty in theft case

Former Urban County Councilwoman Sasha Love Higgins faces up to two-years in prison after admitting to cashing bogus payroll checks at the hotel she used to manage, according to Fayette Circuit Court officials.

Accused Transy machete attacker pleads not guilty

A not guilty plea on Friday in Fayette Circuit Court from Mitchell Adkins, the man accused of attacking students with a machete at Transylvania University in Lexington.

Suspects in Trinity Gay murder to be tried together

A Fayette Circuit judge ruled Friday that all four suspects in the shooting death of a 15-year old girl will be tried together.

District Judge, Two Lawyers Nominated to Fill Fayette Circuit Judgeship

A District Court judge and two lawyers in Lexington are the finalists for a vacant Fayette Circuit Court judgeship.

Lexington abortion clinic seeks to overturn court ruling

A Lexington abortion clinic has asked the Kentucky Supreme Court to overturn an appellate court ruling that closed the clinic.

Winchester man acquitted of kidnapping and sexually abusing teen

A Winchester man who was accused of kidnapping a teenager from a school in Lexington and sexually assaulting her last May, was acquitted on Tuesday, according to the Fayette Circuit Clerk's Office.

Trial date set for woman accused of murdering boyfriend

A November trial date was set Friday for a Lexington woman who is accused of stabbing her boyfriend to death and then stealing a bucket truck and leading police on a 40-mile chase while under the influence.

Two men sentenced for 2014 Lexington murder

Two men who pleaded guilty to their roles in a 2014 murder in Lexington, were sentenced to decades in prison on Friday.

Former KSU football player acquitted of murder charge

Former Kentucky State University football player Dynell A. Stewart II, was found not guilty on charges of murder, assault and wanton endangerment in Fayette Circuit Court in Lexington, according to the Lexington Herald-Leader.

April Hearing Set As Steve Nunn Tries To Withdraw His Guilty Plea

A hearing is scheduled April 24th as Steve Nunn tries to withdraw his guilty plea in the shooting death of his ex-fiance Amanda Ross in Lexington.

Update: Officials Release New Circuit Court Schedule

Hearings scheduled at the Fayette County Circuit Court for Tuesday through Thursday will be held next door at the Fayette District Courthouse.

Update: Police Say John Buckley Ran From Officers Before Arrest

We're learning more about the capture of fugitive John Buckley IV. Police in Laramie, Wyoming say officers first tried to take him into custody Wednesday afternoon on South 3rd Street.

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