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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.

UPDATE: Fired juvenile justice head resigns, on earned leave through July

LaShana Harris remains employed more than six weeks after the Beshear administration acknowledged she was fired, according to the Lexington Herald-Leader.

Nationally-syndicated courtroom drama to be filmed in Lexington

The vacant movie theater behind the Woodhill Shopping Center is being transformed into a TV studio, according to the Lexington Herald-Leader.

UPDATE: Two charged in Lexington protest last summer plead guilty

Dylan Dempster and Kaulbert Wilson pleaded guilty this week, according to the Lexington Herald-Leader.

State workers accused of scamming money from unemployment system

At least 19 state employees are accused of collecting more than $50,000 in jobless benefits they weren't entitled to, according to the Lexington Herald-Leader.

Report: State training video lifted from white supremacist site

The Kentucky law enforcement training video included a controversial Nazi symbol, according to the Lexington Herald-Leader.

Lee’s Famous Recipe Chicken returning to Lexington

At least two of the three restaurants that abruptly closed a year and a half ago, are expected to be open by the end of the year, according to the Lexington Herald-Leader.

Southern Baptist Convention removes Kentucky church for being pro-LGBTQ

St. Matthews Baptist Church in Louisville was stripped from the Kentucky Baptist Convention in 2018 for supporting hiring LGBTQ employees, according to the Louisville Courier-Journal.

Contractor building new high school in Lexington in trouble with city

Complaints against D.W. Wilburn include debris and runoff from the construction site found in a nearby creek, according to the Lexington Herald-Leader.

Lexington to consider selling buildings to generate cash

There are three targeted properties for potential sale, according to the Lexington Herald-Leader.

Woman admits selling unauthorized surgical supplies that ended up at UK Hospital

UK Hospital ended up with surgical supplies that were a counterfeit product made in a facility not registered with the FDA, according to the Lexington Herald-Leader.

Fayette County constable, two deputies charged over use of blue lights

All three people charged pleaded not guilty, according to the Lexington Herald-Leader.

UK students’ lawsuit over fee refunds can proceed

The lawsuit's demand for tuition refunds was dismissed, according to the Lexington Herald-Leader.

Lexington drug-testing lab owner sentenced in bribery scheme

Uday Shah was sentenced to two-years in federal prison, according to the Lexington Herald-Leader.

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.

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Father takes over baseball team for late son at Estill County High

Retired Estill County High School Baseball Coach Brian Crowe will take over the program again following the tragic death of his son, Blake.

Search on for missing Letcher County man

Anyone with information about the whereabouts of 27-year old Corey Neace should contact the Letcher County Sheriff's Office.

Police: Man admits to shooting and killing woman in Winchester

Steven McGuire is accused of shooting and killing 34-year old Sheila Smith at an apartment on Main Street, according to Winchester Police.

UPDATE: UK wide receivers coach pleads not guilty in DUI case

37-year old Jovon Bouknight is accused of driving drunk and going at least 26 miles over the speed limit, according to Kenton County public records.