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Federal judge:What’s good for Kroger is good for churches

A federal judge ruled in favor of a Nicholasville church wanting to hold in-person services this Sunday, against Gov. Beshear's reopening plan, The Courier-Journal reports.

Covington Catholic student lawsuit against Washington Post to continue

A federal judge is allowing a portion of Covington Catholic student Nick Sandmann's lawsuit against the Washington Post to continue.

Federal judge hears request in Kentucky teacher sickout case

A federal judge says he'll decide soon on a request for a temporary restraining order in a case involving Kentucky teachers who protested at the Capitol during sickouts this year.

Federal judge blocks Medicaid work rules in blow to Trump

A federal judge is blocking Medicaid work requirements in two states, dealing a blow to the Trump administration's efforts to push the poor toward self-sufficiency.

Trump’s attack on ‘Obamacare’ gives Democrats a fresh issue

President Donald Trump is calling on Republicans to revive the effort to quash the Affordable Care Act, handing Democrats an opportunity to unite in defense of the law as they try to move past the Russia investigation and win the White House in 2020.

Judge strikes down Kentucky law in win for abortion clinic

In a setback for Kentucky's Republican governor, a federal judge has struck down a state law requiring abortion clinics to have written agreements with a hospital and an ambulance service in case of medical emergencies.

Bevin’s administration ordered to pay opponent’s legal costs

Gov. Matt Bevin's office has been ordered by a federal judge to reimburse legal fees and travel expenses incurred by Planned Parenthood in an ongoing legal fight involving abortion.

Judge says Kentucky still must pay fees in gay marriage case

A federal judge says Kentucky taxpayers still owe nearly $225,000 in legal fees and court costs to the couples who sued a county clerk for refusing to issue marriage licenses because of her opposition to same-sex marriage.

Federal judge grants buffer zone in front of abortion clinic ahead of week long protest

The city of Louisville is preparing for what's scheduled to be a week long protest of the EMW Women's Clinic, the last abortion clinic in the state.

Kentucky told to pay attorney fees in same-sex marriage case

A federal judge has ordered Kentucky taxpayers to pay more than $220,000 in attorneys' fees for a county clerk who refused to issue marriage license to same-sex couples.

Kentucky to appeal ruling striking down parts of ethics law

A Kentucky ethics commission says it will appeal a federal judge's order allowing lobbyists to donate to political campaigns.

Judge to hear challenge to new Indiana abortion restrictions

A federal judge is set to hear arguments in a lawsuit seeking to block a new Indiana law that makes it tougher for girls under age 18 to get an abortion without their parents' knowledge.

Judge throws out ethics rules for Ky. lobbyists, lawmakers

A federal judge has thrown out much of Kentucky's ethics law regulating contact between legislators and lobbyists.

Senate acts on Trump pick, promotes judge to appeals court

The Senate has elevated a federal trial court judge in Kentucky to fill the first appeals court vacancy in more than a year.

Judge halts shutdown of last Kentucky abortion clinic

A federal judge has halted the impending shutdown of the only clinic in Kentucky that performs abortions.

Kentucky man sentenced in sports fan hacking case

A federal judge has sentenced a Winchester man to two years in prison for hacking into a high school sports website to promote his online identity and harass and intimidate the website owner and others.

EPA to Appeal Court-Ordered Analysis of Coal Jobs Lost

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency plans to appeal a federal judge's ruling that it must begin evaluating how many power plants and coal mining jobs are lost because of air pollution regulations, analysis it hasn't done in decades.

Federal judge says Kentucky can sue Marathon Oil

Kentucky has scored its first victory in its federal antitrust lawsuit against Marathon Petroleum Co.

Sentencing postponed for trail-hiking embezzlement suspect

A federal judge in Ohio has again pushed back the sentencing of a Kentucky accountant who spent much of six years as a fugitive hiking the Appalachian Trail.

Judge: Officer used unreasonable force in unarmed man’s death

A federal judge found that a Kentucky police officer used unreasonable force when he shot an unarmed, intoxicated man with cognitive disabilities.

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SIAC announces suspension of 2020 fall sports, affects Kentucky State University

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Unemployment push success, budget improves, new business expansion

New hires ramping up jobless claims work, GE expanding in Louisville.