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Court records: Kentucky jail guards get added abuse charges

Four former Kentucky jail deputies charged with manslaughter in the death of an inmate have been given additional criminal abuse charges.

Kentucky woman gets jail time for faking cancer to get money

A Kentucky woman has been sentenced to 60 days in jail for soliciting $15,000 in donations while pretending to have cancer.

Mother accused of trying to bring drugs to her son in jail

A mother is accused of trying to bring crystal meth to her son in jail, according to the Floyd County Sheriff's Department.
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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.

Police: Escaped inmate arrested in Rockcastle Co.

Kentucky State Police say they have arrested an inmate who escaped custody from a Rockcastle County jail last week.

Trump’s ex-lawyer arrives at prison

President Donald Trump's ex-lawyer and fixer has arrived at an upstate New York prison to start a three-year sentence for crimes including campaign finance violations related to hush-money payments made on Trump's behalf.

Bell County inmates accused of starting jail riot

Four inmates in Bell County are accused of playing a big part in what the jailer says could be called a riot, according to a report in the Middlesboro Daily News.

Mt. Sterling man sentenced for role in fatal jailhouse overdose

A Mt. Sterling man has been sentenced to 30 years in jail for distribution of Fentanyl that caused a deadly overdose in the Mongtomery County Regional Jail, according to the United States Attorney's Office for the Eastern District of Kentucky. 

National Safe Streets & Second Chances project to discussed the initiative Tuesday

Safe Streets & Second Chances project discussed the initiative and other criminal justice-focused efforts in the Bluegrass State.

Suspect shot with own gun outside Kentucky jail

Police in Kentucky say a suspect under custody was shot by his own handgun during a scuffle with a trooper outside a jail.

LPD: Inmate fails to return to jail

Lexington Police are searching for an inmate who they say failed to return from a court ordered pass over the weekend.
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5 former jail deputies plead not guilty in inmate’s death

Five former Kentucky jail deputies have pleaded not guilty to charges stemming from an inmate's death.

Gunman from Christmas market attack in France still at large

Hundreds of security forces combed eastern France for a 29-year-old man with a long criminal record who shouted “God is great!” in Arabic and sprayed gunfire during a deadly rampage in Strasbourg’s famous Christmas market, officials said.

Dozens of state inmates removed from troubled jail

CATLETTSBURG, Ky. (AP) - Dozens of state inmates are being removed from a troubled jail in eastern Kentucky. The Independent reports 60 inmates are being...
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Family can’t find woman accidentally released from jail

Often when we hear about someone being mistakenly released from jail, we worry about our safety, but this time it's the woman who was accidentally released, people are worried about.

Authorities seek inmates who escaped jail by hiding in trash

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) - Authorities in Kentucky are searching for two inmates who escaped a Louisville jail by hiding in trash cans. The Courier Journal...

Police looking for Louisville inmates who escaped in trash

Two Louisville inmates escaped jail this weekend in trash cans.

1 sent to hospital, 1 sent to jail after shooting in Bell Co.

A shooting in Bell County sent one teenager to the hospital and another to jail.

Teen accused of DUI, driving into four-year-old

A car crash overshadowed the Cats' victory Saturday.

Madison Co. jail expansion and healing center put on hold

Plans for a healing center and jail expansion have been scrapped less than two weeks after a proposed plan to build and finance each was presented during a special called fiscal court meeting on July 12.

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