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Bill aims to increase participation in jury system

Legislation that would add people with state-issued personal identification cards to a pool of potential jurors passed the Senate Monday by a 35-0-vote.

Jury convicts former Kentucky jailer of perjury

A jury has convicted a former Kentucky jailer on one count of perjury.

Lexington man convicted of 2018 murder

A jury has convicted a Lexington man of a 2018 murder prosecutors say was over a $90 debt.

Rand Paul’s $580,000 jury award upheld in Kentucky

A Kentucky judge has denied a request for a new trial from a man who a jury said should pay more than $580,000 to U.S. Sen. Rand Paul for injuries Paul suffered when he was tackled by the man.

Jury blocks ex-university president’s $4.5M payment

A jury rules University of the Cumberlands doesn't have to pay a former president salary and benefits for the rest of his life.

Ex-high school coach convicted of child sex charge

A jury in Kentucky has convicted a former assistant basketball coach and instructional assistant at Bowling Green High School of a child sex charge.

Manafort jury sends note asking to leave early

The jury in former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort's fraud trial has submitted a note to the court asking to stop deliberations half an hour early Friday.

Court orders new sentence for man convicted by former victim

Kentucky's Supreme Court has ordered a new sentencing trial for a man serving time for robbery because one of his previous victims unknowingly served on the jury that convicted him.

Columbia man convicted of conspiracy to commit mail fraud

A Federal jury sitting in Frankfort has convicted a man on conspiracy to commit mail fraud, wire fraud, and securities fraud.

Marine Murder Trial Day 4: Prosecutors say a New York Yankees hat could link defendants to murder

It is day 4 of the capitol murder trial for the two suspects charged with the shooting death of 26-year-old marine Jonathan Price.

Jury awards $67M to ex-miners who used defective dust masks

HINDMAN, Ky. (AP) - A Kentucky jury has awarded two former coal miners who filed a civil lawsuit claiming defective dust masks led to...

UPDATE: Man convicted in Fulton County murder

A Tennessee man was found guilty Thursday of a 2016 murder in Hickman, Kentucky, according to State Police.

Jury recommends life for woman found guilty in 2014 triple murder

A jury is recommending life without parole after finding a woman guilty for a triple murder in eastern Kentucky.

Jury: Pharmacist helped others illegally distribute drugs

A jury has found a Berea pharmacist guilty of helping other people distribute drugs illegally.

Officials: Phone scam in Fayette County

On Tuesday afternoon The Office of the Fayette County Sheriff said they are warning residents of a telephone scam that has resurfaced in the Lexington area.

Dylann Roof Sentenced to Die for Church Slayings

A federal jury has sentenced Dylann Roof to death for killing nine black church members in a racially motivated attack in 2015.

Jury Awards $200,000 in Damages for ‘False’ Political Ad

A Clark County jury has ruled a former Democratic state senator knowingly aired a false TV ad in 2014 and has ordered him to pay his Republican opponent $200,000 in damages.

Kentucky Jury Convicts Michigan Man of Sex Trafficking

A Michigan man has been convicted of sex trafficking by a Kentucky jury after an investigation that began with a prostitution sting operation about the time of the Kentucky Derby.

UPDATE: Jury acquits 2 men accused of killing 2 prostitutes in 1994

Two men, including a former police officer, have been acquitted in the slayings of two western Kentucky brothel workers 22 years ago.

Kentucky Supreme Court considers jury diversity case

The Kentucky Supreme Court is considering a case that could determine what power, if any, judges have to dismiss a jury because it lacks diversity.

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