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Bill to protect pregnant inmates clears House committee

Bill already approved by Senate, goes to full House.

Jail group pushes performance-based funding

Legislation would save money, association says.

Kentucky jail to get program for opioid-addicted inmates

Officials say opioid-addicted inmates at a Kentucky jail will soon have access to a medical treatment and comprehensive therapy program in partnership with the Hazelden Betty Ford Foundation.

Madison County proposes rehab center instead of new jail

Some leaders in Madison County want to build a drug rehab center to hopefully reduce a county jail's overcrowding problem.

41 Ky. counties have jailers but no jails

Kentucky has 41 elected county jailers without jails to run.

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UPDATE: Name released of Lexington police officer involved in Derby Day shooting

Lexington Police Officer Franklin Epley is on administrative assignment, which is standard procedure anytime an officer is involved in a shooting.

Kentucky Power awards grants to Eastern Kentucky teachers

Educators who live or teach in the AEP service area or in communities with major AEP facilities are eligible to apply for the mini-grants.