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Registration open for continuing legal education seminars

Attorneys can now register for continuing legal education seminars.

Impeachment petition filers face thousands in legal bills

Law allows people to file legal expenses.

Governor wins early round in legal battle with lt. governor

Kentucky's lieutenant governor has lost a preliminary round in her legal fight with the state's governor over a staffing dispute.

Kentucky submits its hemp oversight plan to USDA

Kentucky is looking to get a quick start in overseeing hemp's comeback as a legal commodity with an application submitted to federal agriculture officials.

Supreme Court rules sports betting legal in all 50 states

Now, sports gambling is up to the states.

Church sold for $10.5M, unclear where congregation will go

It's unclear where hundreds of people will worship after years of legal disagreements led to a Kentucky church being sold for $10.5 million to its lender.

Some fireworks illegal in Kentucky

Find out what fireworks are legal in Fayette County.

Legal alcohol sales spread in Kentucky as attitudes change

Counties and cities in Kentucky have been increasingly approving alcohol sale measures in the state in recent years.

Auditor-elect names members of his management team

Kentucky Auditor-elect Mike Harmon has selected former state lawmaker Sara Beth Gregory as general counsel for the auditor's office.

Report: For 9th consecutive year, KY worst state for animals

Kentucky ranks as the worst state for animals, nine years in a row, according to a recently released report by national nonprofit Animal Legal Defense Fund (ALDF).

Rowan clerk Kim Davis blames Gov. Beshear for legal problems

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) - Rowan County Clerk Kim Davis, hauled to jail for defying a series of federal court orders and refusing to issue...

Battle over estate of man fatally shot by campus cop begins

A legal challenge has been issued in the fight for control over the estate of a man fatally shot by a University of Cincinnati police officer during a traffic stop in July.

Sex offenders having hard time finding places to live

Advocates for sex offenders who need medical care say a state law that requires them to have a legal residence to go to before they're released from prison is keeping them behind bars because they can't find places to live.

Lack of legal rights makes raising 2 teens more stressful

Like many dads, when his spouse is traveling out of town, Greg Bourke takes on the role of single parent, shuttling their two teenagers to basketball practice and other activities while working a full-time job. But Bourke has an extra worry when his husband, Michael DeLeon, is away.

Climate change plan faces high-profile legal test

The centerpiece of the Obama administration's effort to tackle climate change is facing a high-profile legal test.

Bill would exempt some pastors from workers’ comp insurance

House lawmakers have advanced a bill that would exempt some pastors from paying workers' compensation insurance.

Senate OKs bill to bolster computer science in schools

A bill aimed at carving out a bigger role for computer programming in Kentucky's public schools has won approval from the state Senate.

Lawmakers to meet Wednesday, cancel most committee meetings

Kentucky lawmakers have canceled nearly all committee meetings on Wednesday but still plan to meet later in the afternoon.

Bill backed by distilleries advances

There's tea and soft drinks but no bourbon on the drink menu at the Jim Beam Distillery restaurant in central Kentucky. That could change if a bill winding through the Kentucky General Assembly becomes law.

Prosecutor wants judge removed from highway slaying case

Prosecutors are asking that an Ohio judge be disqualified from handling a highway slaying case because his nephew is the prosecutor for a related murder and kidnapping case in Kentucky.

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More than $16 million in disaster aid provided so far in Kentucky

Breathitt, Clay, Estill, Floyd, Johnson, Lee, Magoffin, Marin and Powell counties may be eligible for assistance

UPDATE: Name released of Lexington police officer involved in Derby Day shooting

Lexington Police Officer Franklin Epley is on administrative assignment, which is standard procedure anytime an officer is involved in a shooting.