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Kentucky governor takes on rival before state Supreme Court

A ruling from Kentucky's Supreme Court isn't likely to change the University of Louisville's new board of trustees, but it could affect the future of the state's top political rivals.

Former Kentucky chief justice dies at 99

John Palmore, who served three terms as chief justice of the Kentucky Supreme Court, died Tuesday at the age of 99, according to a report in the Louisville Courier-Journal.

Kentucky court weighs new evidence in ‘satanic’ killing case

Kentucky's highest court is considering whether new DNA evidence is enough to order a new trial for two men convicted of killing a woman as part of a satanic ritual 25 years ago.

Urban County Council passes panhandling ordinance

By a vote of 13-to-2, Lexington's Urban County Council Thursday night approved an ordinance that prohibits panhandlers and pedestrians from approaching vehicles at most major intersections.

Kentucky Supreme Court to hear civil arguments April 19-20

The Kentucky Supreme Court will hear arguments this month over whether a jail can sue a county for costs associated with housing inmates.

Supreme Court to hear oral arguments March 15-17

The Kentucky Supreme Court is set to hear oral arguments in eight cases next week including an appeal in a death penalty case.

Justice VanMeter Formally Sworn in as Supreme Court Justice

Justice Laurance B. VanMeter was ceremonially sworn in as a justice of the Supreme Court of Kentucky.

Kentucky Supreme Court strikes down minimum wage ordinance

A minimum wage increase approved by the Louisville Metro Council has been struck down by Kentucky's Supreme Court.

Free-speech rights of panhandlers argued in court

A Lexington man's conviction for violating the city's ban on begging has reached the Kentucky Supreme Court, which heard arguments in the case Friday.

Bevin does not ask Supreme Court to reconsider ruling

Kentucky Supreme Court officials say Republican Gov. Matt Bevin did not ask the court to reconsider its decision banning him from cutting the budgets of public colleges and universities without the legislature's approval.

A right to beg? Lexington’s panhandling ban challenged

A Lexington ordinance that bans panhandling on all streets and intersections is to be evaluated by the Kentucky Supreme Court.

Former Asbury University coach wins civil case

Two state courts have affirmed a Jessamine County jury's verdict in favor of Debi Powell, a former women's basketball coach at Asbury University.

Kentucky Supreme Court: Driver was unlawfully searched

The Kentucky Supreme Court has thrown out evidence gathered during a traffic stop, ruling that a man who was sentenced to 20 years in prison on drug trafficking and other charges had been improperly detained.

Court lets custody case pitting ex-lesbian couple to proceed

The Kentucky Supreme Court has ruled that a gay woman may proceed with her efforts to obtain joint custody of a girl borne by her ex-partner when they were still together.

Kentucky court rules in police roadblock case

Kentucky's Supreme Court has ruled that police failed to sufficiently follow guidelines in setting up a roadblock that led to a drunken-driving conviction.

Lawsuit against libraries ends, tax rate method stays

In a victory for libraries across Kentucky, it appears that the method by which the libraries set their tax rates will stand.

Justice Wright sworn-in as Supreme Court justice

Justice Samuel T. Wright III was formally sworn in as a justice of the Supreme Court of Kentucky Monday by Chief Justice of Kentucky John D. Minton Jr. Justice Wright was joined by his wife, children, and great nephews and nieces at the investiture service.

Council votes to increase minimum wage

Lexington's Urban County Council voted 9-6 Thursday evening to increase the minimum wage from the current federal minimum of $7.25 an hour to $10.10, to be phased-in over a three year period.

Election fraud case goes to Kentucky Supreme Court

Attorneys for a Magoffin County judge have asked the Kentucky Supreme Court to review a lower court decision that would force the judge out of office for election fraud.

Kentucky Supreme Court to review Louisville’s minimum wage

FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) - The Kentucky Supreme Court will decide whether Louisville's new minimum wage law is legal. The Louisville Metro Council voted last year...

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Scott County Schools working to implement ‘test to stay’ plan

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Accused shoplifters lead officers on foot chase in Lexington

Two men were charged in the shoplifting case along with a woman who had unrelated outstanding warrants, according to Lexington Police.

KEA applauds plaintiffs as Ky court hears challenge to private school vouchers

Law is unaccountable to the public, which makes it unconstitutional to the people, argues plaintiffs and public-school proponents.