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Fayette virus numbers up slightly, UK contributes

One new death reported in Fayette County.

Lexington reports ‘only’ 49 new coronavirus cases

Numbers down, sparking hope for a decline.

UPDATE: Suspect shot by police out of hospital, now jailed

Darion Worfolk was shot in the hip by a Lexington Police officer following a brief chase July 31, according to LPD.

Pharmacist released from jail after relatives take weapons

Former licensed gun dealer had a collection.

Woman busted with drugs, loaded handgun, cash

Arrest came after traffic stop late Sunday/

New supreme court order means ‘get out of jail free’ card many offenses

For the next six weeks, people arrested in Kentucky for non-violent and non-sex related crimes will be released under new rules released Tuesday by the Kentucky Supreme Court.

Jailers are trying to keep the coronavirus out of facilities

SCOTT COUNTY, Ky. (WTVQ) - Many Kentucky jailers are trying to prevent the spread of the coronavirus. Derran Broyles is the jailer at the Scott...

State Police say a Christian County inmate escapee was located

State police say a Hopkinsville man who escaped from Christian County Detention Center on work release was located and is back in custody.

No visitors allowed at jail in Lexington due to coronavirus

Visitation and volunteer-run programs are suspended for the time being at the jail in Lexington due to the coronavirus.

2 former correctional officers sentenced in inmate’s assault

Authorities say two former Kentucky correctional officers have been sentenced for their roles in the beating of a handcuffed inmate and an attempt to cover up the assault.

Incarcerated fathers dance with daughters at Woodford County Detention Center

Non-violent offenders were able to meet their daughters on the red carpet for a night of fun at Woodford County Detention Center Saturday.

Former jail deputy sentenced to 4 years in prison

Authorities say a former deputy jailer in western Kentucky has been sentenced to 4 years in prison.

Employees accuse the Lincoln County jailer of sexual harassment

Eight employees are suing the Lincoln County Jailer for sexual harassment and sexual discrimination in the workplace.

Woman charged with animal cruelty in McCraken Co.

A woman in McCraken County who was already in jail is now facing animal cruelty charges.

Petition submitted to stop property tax increase for a new jail

Madison County officials say it desperately needs a new jail after years of overcrowding. 

Lexington inmate fails to return from work release

Have you seen 37-year old Roth Lee Baughman, Jr.? Anyone with information about his whereabouts is asked to contact Lexington Police.

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.

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.

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