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Bill changing felony theft statutes clears hurdle, first change in decade

Kentucky House Judiciary Committee Advances Bill Aimed at Realigning Felony Theft Threshold for First Time in Over a Decade

Felony charge against Breonna Taylor protesters dropped

A prosecutor is dropping a felony charge against dozens of protesters who gathered at the Kentucky Attorney General’s home to demand justice in Breonna Taylor’s death.

Kentucky Senate passes felony expungement bill

The Kentucky Senate has overwhelmingly passed a bill to expand the number of low-level felons who can apply to have their records expunged.

Expungement bill advances in Senate

Legislation to extend Kentucky’s expungement program to additional people convicted of low-level felonies advanced out of a state Senate committee today.

‘Empire’ actor goes from victim to accused felon in 3 weeks

The whispers about “Empire” actor Jussie Smollett started with reports that he had not fully cooperated with police after telling authorities he was attacked in Chicago by two men who hurled racist, anti-gay slurs and looped a rope around his neck.

Lexington man sentenced to 15 years in prison for conspiracy to distribute cocaine and money laundering

Court officials say a man was sentenced Tuesday to more than 15 years in prison for conspiracy to distribute more than five kilograms of cocaine and money laundering.

Charges dropped against sheriff’s son accused of rape

A Fayette County Circuit Court grand jury has declined to indict 22-year-old Patrick Melton, son of Franklin County Sheriff Pat Melton, on rape and sodomy charges.

UPDATE: McCracken deputies involved in November shooting cleared by grand jury

A case was presented Friday to the McCracken County Grand Jury regarding an officer involved shooting in November 2017.

Gang Violence Bill passes House Committee

A bill that would make recruiting gang members a felony in Kentucky passed its first legislative hurdle in Frankfort this week.

Charges brought against 5 connected to Kentucky street gang

Federal and local authorities in Kentucky have announced charges against five people connected to a street gang in connection with a conspiracy to obtain firearms for convicted felons.

Nine-year old among three juveniles charged in burglary

Three juveniles, ages 9, 14 and 16, were arrested and charged with felony burglary for reportedly breaking-in to a building in Fordsville and stealing items, according to State Police.

Police: Convicted felon found with gun and drugs

London Police say they went to serve a felony indictment warrant to 37-year-old Anthony Popejoy and found a gun and drugs.

UPDATE: Councilwoman resigns following felony indictments

District 2 councilwoman Sasha Love Higgins has announced her resignation, following indictments on Tuesday on charges of identity theft, forgery, and theft by deception.

McCreary Co. man charged with child sexual exploitation offenses

PINE KNOT, Ky. (WTVQ) — The Kentucky State Police Electronic Crime Branch says 43-year-old Grover C. Manning was arrested just before 7:30 p.m. on...

Police: Over 60 criminals arrested for felony and misdemeanor warrants

The Lexington Police say they arrested 69 suspects over the course of four days. The suspects were wanted for felony or misdemeanor warrants, according to investigators.

UPDATE: Woman pleads not guilty in death of detective, UK employee

Suzanne Marie Whitlow, indicted in the deaths of a Louisville police detective and a University of Kentucky employee back in October of 2016 entered a not guilty plea in an arraignment on Thursday.

Report: Felony Voting Law Bars Over 300K from Polls

A report published by The League of Women Voters of Kentucky on Monday says that over 300,000 residents are barred from voting due to the Kentucky's lifetime voting bans on people with felony convictions.

Laurel Co. Man Charged After Scuffle with Officers Serving Warrant

The Laurel County Sheriff says Deputies and Corbin Police Officers ended up arresting an unruly man who decided to fight law enforcement officials while they tried to serve a felony warrant.

Arrest made in theft of nearly $44K in meat in Louisville

A man has been arrested in the theft of nearly $44,000 worth of meat from J.B. Swift Co. in Louisville.

Lawyer creates app to help ex-offenders expunge records

A lawyer in Kentucky has created a web app to help ex-offenders who are looking to erase their records and restore their rights.

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