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Crime victim service providers get more than $37 million in grants

Justice and Public Safety Cabinet awards 133 programs through Victims of Crime Act

Man accused of trying to sell child for $2,500

Ma, child's mom admitted to using meth.

Refuge for Women opens its first Kentucky emergency shelter for trafficked women

A non-profit, faith based group says it is opening its first emergency shelter for women in Kentucky. 

Human trafficking victims rescued, man charged

Man was trying to sell two for sex

Kentucky House passes bill to combat human trafficking

The Kentucky House has passed a bill to bolster efforts to crack down on human trafficking.

Judiciary Committee OKs human trafficking bill

Proposal would help victims, give police more tools.

Man facing fines in Ky. for employing children to sell candy

Kentucky is seeking $45,000 in fines from an Indiana man who is accused of using children to sell candy in Bowling Green.

Human trafficking arrests in Knox County

Two people, including a teenager, were arrested in Knox County in a human trafficking case, according to Kentucky State Police. 

Prevention groups in Frankfort for Human Trafficking Awareness Month

Beshear invited several advocates and survivors to relay vital information in the battle against human trafficking in the state and across the country.

Winchester teen donates Christmas money to fight human trafficking

A Winchester teenager's private, unselfish act of Christmas kindness has gone very public, even global, bringing attention to the world's fastest growing crime: human trafficking of children.

2 more arrested in connection with 39 Chinese found dead in tractor-trailer

Two more people have been arrested by police after 39 bodies were found in a truck container earlier this week.

KSP: Woman tried to sell her child

Investigators say Crystal Smiley was arrested following a month-long investigation.

Woman charged with human trafficking in Lexington

26-year-old Savannah Gribanow is accused of prostituting an 18-year-old.

2 accused of trading stolen prescription drugs, child porn

A Pike County man is accused of trading stolen prescription drugs with a woman in exchange for sexual photos and videos of herself and a minor.

Man accused of having parties for underage kids with drugs and alcohol

A Pike County man is accused of throwing parties for underage kids with drugs and alcohol, including his own son, according to a report in the Appalachian-News Express.

AG’s office to help stop human trafficking during Derby

The attorney general's office has joined human trafficking prevention advocates, including law enforcement and survivors to urge the community to help stop trafficking at the 145th Kentucky Derby.

Human trafficking complaint leads to arrest of Lexington man

The attorney general's office says a 37-year-old Lexington man has been arrested on promoting prostitution and drug paraphernalia charges stemming from a human trafficking complaint.

Beshear: Ky streamlines response to human trafficking reports

In honor of National Human Trafficking Awareness Month, Attorney General Andy Beshear is recognizing law enforcement efforts that have improved the state’s ability to combat human trafficking.

Kentucky attorney indicted on sex crimes including rape, human trafficking

The Kentucky Office of the Attorney General says 50-year-old Robert L. Poole, of Burlington, was indicted by the Kenton County Grand jury on Thursday.

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Grand juror says they weren’t given homicide option in Taylor case

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City ‘snow practice’ turns a few heads

Crews were practicing for the winter weather that is surely ahead of us. 

Virtual fundraiser to benefit Liberty Place Recovery for Women

Their goal is to raise $30,000 through sponsorships, donations, and the online silent auction.