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Judicial Nominating Commission announces nominees for Fayette circuit judge vacancy

The Judicial Nominating Commission has announced nominees to fill the judicial vacancy on Fayette County Circuit Court. Fayette makes up the 22nd Judicial Circuit and the vacancy is in the circuit’s 4th Division.

Judge: Honduran mother can’t be deported without daughter

A judge has ordered the U.S. government not to deport a Honduran woman without her 15-year-old daughter.

Trump administration re-approves new rules for Kentucky Medicaid

The Trump administration has again approved work requirements or a suitable alternative for Kentucky's Medicaid population after a judge blocked the state's first attempt earlier this year.

Trial over Kentucky abortion law in judge’s hands

The fate of a Kentucky abortion law is in the hands of a federal judge after a trial wrapped up Monday over a lawsuit pitting Gov. Matt Bevin's administration and the state's only abortion clinic.

Kentucky judge temporarily seals some harassment testimony

A Kentucky judge has temporarily sealed portions of the testimony of a woman who accused Republican lawmakers of sexual harassment.

GOP lawmakers seek to redact parts of harassment testimony

FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) - Three Republican lawmakers in Kentucky have asked a judge to redact portions of a woman's testimony that details allegations of...

Lawyers for Kentucky cabinet want disclosure ruling reversed

Lawyers for the Kentucky Cabinet for Health and Family Services have asked a judge to reverse an attorney general's decision that the state must disclose details of sexual harassment allegations.

Kentucky senator appeals ‘Marsy’s Law’ ruling

A Kentucky state senator has appealed a judge's ruling not to certify results of a constitutional referendum next month.

Kentucky judge blocks certification of ‘Marsy’s Law’ vote

A judge has ordered election officials in Kentucky not to certify the results of an upcoming referendum on whether to change the state's constitution to guarantee the rights of crime victims.

Commission suspends judge accused of ethics violations

FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) - The Judicial Conduct Commission has suspended a Kentucky judge who is accused of ethics violations. News outlets report the commission issued...

Showdown between Kavanaugh, accuser scheduled for next week

Republicans are forging ahead with plans for a Senate hearing they had hoped to avoid on a woman’s claims that Brett Kavanaugh sexually assaulted her when both were high schoolers, hoping to salvage his endangered Supreme Court nomination with a risky, nationally televised showdown between the judge and his accuser.

Judge denies protection order against former Lexington police sergeant

A judge has denied a protective order Thursday against former Lexington Police Sergeant Jervis Middleton.

Judge blocks release of 3D-printed gun plans

A federal judge in Seattle has issued a temporary restraining order to stop the release of blueprints to make untraceable and undetectable 3D-printed plastic guns.

Sentencing delayed for man accused of torture, rape and kidnapping

A Clark County man convicted of torturing, raping and kidnapping a woman will wait another month before he can be sentenced.

Not guilty pleas entered for 4 in death of Kentucky woman

A judge has entered not guilty pleas for the daughter and son-in-law of a Kentucky woman who was reported missing and found dead.

Judge denies Gov. Bevin’s request to depose plaintiffs in pension lawsuit

The fight over whether or not the new public pension law is legal raged on in court Monday.

New judge takes over post for judge against gay adoption

GLASGOW, Ky. (AP) - A new judge has taken over for a Kentucky judge who retired amid controversy over his objection to hearing adoption...

UPDATE: Woman pleads guilty in deadly DUI crash

A woman responsible for the 2016 deaths of a Louisville police detective and a University of Kentucky employee pleaded guilty Friday, according to court records. 

Smallwood appointed to Kentucky appellate vacancy

A Kentucky lawyer has been appointed to fill a vacancy on the state Court of Appeals. Gov. Matt Bevin appointed Gene Smallwood Jr. of Whitesburg to serve as judge on the court for Kentucky's 7th Appellate District, Division 2.

Judge dismisses lawsuit challenging right-to-work law

In a legal victory for Kentucky's Republican governor, a judge has dismissed a lawsuit filed by organized labor leaders who challenged the state's right-to-work law.

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Serious crash, injury in Lexington on Alumni, New Circle

All inbound lanes of Alumni Drive at New Circle closed

UPDATE: Kentuckians donate more than $721,000 n Give Day

A milestone reached today for the 9th annual Kentucky Gives Day, a day dedicated to encouraging donations to non-profits.

Lexington drivers worried about gas price increase

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ) - Gasoline has become the new toilet paper panic buying item as people fear a potential gas shortage and spike in...