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Former constable convicted of child porn, now sued by victim

The Herald Leader reports a former constable convicted of child porn is now being sued.

Amazon to build second fulfillment center, add new jobs in Lexington

The company says it will create 500 new jobs.

Report: Doctor accused of allowing his unlicensed wife to give injections

Dr. Paul E. McLaughlin, of Mount Sterling, has had his medical license suspended by regulators, according to the Lexington Herald-Leader.

UPDATE: Judge dismisses Fish and Wildlife lawsuit against Beshear Administration

The state Fish and Wildlife Commission is at odds with the Beshear Administration over the commissioner's contract.

Lexington police officer suspended for poor performance

Officer Ryan Wells was suspended without pay for six weeks for poor performance, according to the Lexington Herald-Leader.

Former lawmaker new state parks commissioner

Russ Meyer took over for Robert Haley Conway, who resigned last month, according to the Lexington Herald-Leader.

UK Audit: “Structural and cultural failure” in cheer program

An internal UK audit found fired head cheer coach Jomo Thompson may have benefitted financially off work done by squad members, according to the Lexington Herald-Leader.

Report: Another Chick-fil-A could be coming to Lexington

The potential new site is on New Circle Road near Russell Cave Road, according to the Lexington Herald-Leader.

Detective: Murder victim lured to accused killer’s home for drug deal

19-year old Kaleb Henry is charged with murder.

Harlan County coal company accused of discriminating against miner

JRL Coal Inc is accused of wrongly firing a miner for raising a safety concern, according to the Lexington Herald-Leader.

Jarvis Garrett acquitted in 2016 Lexington murder case

This was the first trial held in Fayette Circuit Court since the pandemic hit in March.

Criticism of KEMI Board’s vote to remove executive salaries from website

The KEMI board of directors awarded "incentive payouts" to several top executives, according to a report in the Lexington Herald-Leader.

Petition to remove Boyle County High School mascot, called symbol of white supremacy

Any proposed changes to the mascot would have to begin at the school level with the Site-Based Decision Making Council.

Russell County teenager drowns in Lake Cumberland

17-year old Tyler Grant was swimming with some friends when he drowned, according to the Russell County coroner.

GOP candidate in 88th House District race wins twice on Tuesday

Aaron Yates won the GOP Primary in the 88th House District race and had a residency lawsuit against him dismissed in court.

Some KY ballots processed with wrong date, quickly corrected

Thousands of ballots mailed on Primary Election Day were processed with the incorrect postmark date, but were quickly corrected by postal workers, according to the Lexington Herald-Leader.

Fayette school board votes to buy Herald-Leader building

FCPS is buying the Lexington Herald-Leader building for $7.5 million which will be the new home of merged technical schools.

Layoffs at Rupp Arena/Lexington Convention Center

The financial impact of the pandemic is claiming more victims as the Lexington Center Corporation announces full-time workers will be laid-off this summer.

Rep. Robert Goforth pleads not guilty in domestic violence case

State Rep. Robert Goforth pleaded not guilty to charges of strangulation, assault and terroristic threatening in a domestic violence case, according to the Lexington Herald-Leader.

Rupp, convention center staff furloughed due to COVID-19 cancellations

The financial impact of the coronavirus outbreak is being felt at Rupp Arena and Lexington's convention center in the form of furloughs and pay-cuts.

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