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Governor Bevin signs abortion bill already facing a lawsuit

Kentucky's Republican governor has signed a measure putting new restrictions on abortion, and his lawyers filed a response to a lawsuit already aimed at blocking it.

ACLU: judge temporarily blocks new Kentucky abortion ban

According to the ACLU, a judge has granted its request to temporarily block Senate Bill 9, which would ban abortions after a fetal heartbeat is detected. 

Lawsuit threatened as Kentucky probes teacher ‘sickouts’

An attorney has threatened to sue the Kentucky Department of Education for seeking the names of teachers who used sick days to protest at the state Capitol.

ACLU to challenge fetal heartbeat abortion measure

Abortion-rights supporters to file a lawsuit challenging a ban on most abortions once a fetal heartbeat is detected.

Admission lawsuit on shaky legal ground

Legal experts say a lawsuit against universities in a college admissions scandal is unlikely to succeed in part because the plaintiffs who were named are currently students at Stanford University.

Fired Kentucky Amazon employee sues over bathroom breaks

The lawsuit says the company violated the Americans with Disabilities Act.
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Kentucky part of Medicaid fraud settlement

According to the lawsuit, Fresenius Medical Care Holdings Inc. failed to warn that its kidney dialysis product, GranuFlo, could result in dangerously increased bicarbonate levels.

Kentucky teen at center of viral encounter sues over stories

Nicholas Sandmann and his parents alleged that the Washington Post had engaged in "targeting and bullying" and modern "McCarthyism."

Widow of Kentucky worker files lawsuit against utility

The widow of a worker who was killed when his dump truck came into contact with high-voltage power lines has filed a negligence lawsuit against a utility company.

Mom: Unsupervised girl with special needs raped at school

The lawsuit says a male student took the girl to an empty area and raped her.

Lawsuit filed over fatal shooting at Kentucky high school

The estate of a girl killed and three other students wounded in a shooting at a Kentucky high school have filed suit against the school district and school officials, the teenage suspect and his mother and stepfather.

Lawyer: Policeman won’t be charged in child sex abuse probe

News outlets report that Louisville police Officer Brad Schuhmann won't be prosecuted by the Jefferson County Commonwealth's Attorney's Office.
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Kentucky Medicaid recipients file suit again to block work requirements

The re-filed lawsuit challenges Governor Matt Bevin's Kentucky HEALTH initiative, which adds work requirements to the state’s Medicaid program.
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Sen. Rand Paul scheduled to have hernia surgery in Canada

The filing in Paul's lawsuit against Rene Boucher says the senator will travel to Ontario, Canada, for outpatient surgery scheduled later this month.

Father files lawsuit after 12-year-old daughter was strip searched at school

The Clark County school district faces a federal lawsuit from the father of a 12-year-old-girl.

Pike Co. threatens to sue company after it didn’t bring jobs to area

The City of Pikeville is threatening to sue a company saying it broke its promise to bring jobs to the area.

Former lobbyist in Kentucky gets nearly 3 years for bribery

A former Democratic lobbyist convicted of bribing a top official in Attorney General Andy Beshear's office will spend more than two-and-a-half years in prison.
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Fetal heartbeat: New abortion-related fight in Kentucky

Already mired in three lawsuits over abortion restrictions, Kentucky lawmakers are ratcheting up the stakes with a new bill to ban most abortions once a fetal heartbeat is detected.

Judge: Bevin must disclose screenshots of blocked accounts

Two Kentucky residents sued Bevin, arguing he violated their First Amendment rights by blocking them on social media.

Lawsuit: Eatery owners didn’t pay workers $130K in overtime

The Department of Labor says the Louisville North End Cafe restaurants owe 18 employees about $131,000 in unpaid overtime.

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