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Beyoncé wants officers charged in black woman’s death

Beyoncé has joined the call for charges against officers involved in the shooting of Breonna Taylor, a black woman gunned down by officers who burst into her home in Louisville.

Federal court hears Kentucky abortion procedure law appeal

The Attorney General's Office is asking a federal appeals court to restore a state law that bans a common second trimester abortion procedure.

It’s experience vs. a fresh face in Kentucky AG race

Candidates for Kentucky Attorney General have not been shy about lobbing personal attacks in a contest that is proving to be as heated as the headlining governor's race.

Daniel Cameron wins the republican nomination for Kentucky Attorney General

Daniel Cameron, a former aide to Sen. Mitch McConnell, has won the Republican nomination for Kentucky Attorney General.

Hardin County man indicted in cold case sexual assault

A Hardin County man has been indicted in a nearly decade-old rape case.

People facing foreclosure from PHH Mortgage eligible for payments

Kentuckians who faced home foreclosure from PHH Mortgage Company are being encouraged to sign-on to a multi-state settlement against the company.

Kentucky attorney general endorses special grand jury idea

FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) - Kentucky's attorney general wants a new law that would let him use a special grand jury to investigate crimes that...

Kentucky Attorney General files pension brief with top court

Kentucky Attorney General Andy Beshear has filed a brief with the state Supreme Court about why he thinks a law changing the public pension system is unconstitutional.

Beshear calls for increased penalties for irresponsible drug makers

Attorney General Andy Beshear calls for legislation that would significantly increases the size of fines levied against irresponsible drug manufacturers.  

Kentucky attorney general rules closed meeting violated law

A ruling from the attorney general's office says the state Board of Education violated the Open Meetings Act by discussing in closed session changes to former Education Commissioner Stephen Pruitt's contract.

Legal action taken to stop rollback of net neutrality

Kentucky Attorney General Andy Beshear has joined a coalition of state attorneys general taking legal action against the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) for its rollback of net neutrality regulations.

Interpol tip leads to arrest in child porn case

A tip from Interpol landed a Louisville man in jail on child pornography charges, according to the attorney general.

AG wins appeal upholding sanctions against American National of KY

Attorney General Andy Beshear Thursday announced that his office has won the final appeal in a case requiring American National University of Kentucky to pay $147,000 in civil monetary sanctions.

Lexington begins removing Confederate statues downtown

The City of Lexington has begun removing two Confederate statues from downtown.

Judge: University should let attorney general view documents

A judge has ordered Kentucky State University to let the attorney general examine some documents about alleged sexual misconduct of some of the school's employees.

Proposed legislation would protect Kentuckians following Equifax data breach

Legislation to be proposed in Frankfort to protect Kentuckians following Equifax data breach.

Ky. attorney general denies involvement in opioid settlement

Kentucky Democratic Attorney General Andy Beshear has repeatedly told lawmakers he had no involvement with a $24 million settlement against a pharmaceutical company.

Kentucky gets $3 million grant to investigate sexual assault

The federal government has given the Kentucky Attorney General's Office $3 million to investigate sexual assault cold cases.

Official: Kentucky obligated to reveal investors in company

Kentucky's attorney general says the economic development cabinet wrongfully denied a newspaper's request for the names of investors in a company that received millions in public funding for a new aluminum plant.

Lawyers want release of former Oxycontin leader’s testimony

The Kentucky Attorney General's office sued Purdue Pharma in 2007 for its deceptive marketing of OxyContin, an addictive prescription painkiller.

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New program encourages hiring people with criminal records, Lexington restaurant already on it

A new program is encouraging businesses to hire people with a criminal record, but for one Lexington restaurant, that’s nothing new.

McConnell: Congress working on funding to get children back in class

Senator Mitch McConnell says he knows it will be expensive to get children back in the classroom this fall amidst the pandemic.