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Madison County jail getting another backup to help prevent overcrowding

The Madison County Fiscal Court approved an agreement, allowing Leslie County to take inmates from the Madison County Detention Center if it experiences overcrowding.

UPDATE: Man arrested in case that led to school lockdowns in Richmond

Richmond Police say 39-year old James Medder assaulted a woman in a domestic dispute and left the home carrying a gun near two public schools.

UPDATE: Candidate for state representative responds to DUI arrest

State representative candidate Monteia Mundy responded publicly Monday to her DUI arrest over the weekend in Madison County.

Two accused drug dealers in Richmond found guilty

A federal jury found two people guilty of conspiring to distribute methamphetamine and cocaine in Richmond, according to prosecutors. 

Fiscal Court approves tax increase to build new jail in Madison County

The Madison County Fiscal Court voted to approve a property tax increase to build a new jail to relieve overcrowding.

Report: City of Richmond offers armory to ease jail overcrowding

According to the Richmond Register, the city of Richmond is offering to lease the empty armory building on Second Street to the county for just $1 a year.

Detention center faces overcrowding; County proposed tax increase

The Madison County Detention Center is struggling with too many inmates and county leaders say something has to be done or else they'll have to take money away from services that keep you safe.

Madison Co. jail contract employee charged with rape at facility

Erika Jackson, a Kellwell Food Management contract employee, was arrested and charged with rape and sodomy following an incident involving an inmate at the jail last week.

KSP: Madison Co. deputy jailer accused of having sex with inmate

A Madison County deputy jailer finds herself on the other side of the bars after being accused of having sex with an inmate at the jail.

Three inmates overdose in Madison County Detention Center

The jailer says the three women became unconscious while waiting in the intake area.

Beshear: Richmond man arrested for possessing child porn

A man has been arrested and charged with 100 counts of allegedly possessing child porn.

KSP investigates overnight shooting in Madison Co.

State Police received a call Thursday morning of a overnight shooting that happened at a residence in Madison County.

EKU student charged with rape

An EKU student was arrested and charged with rape Thursday, according to the Madison County Detention Center Website.

UPDATE: Armed robbery suspect arrested on I-75

A man wanted in connection to an armed robbery at a Berea business last month was arrested on I-75 in Madison County, according to Berea Police.

Drug Task Force in Madison County makes big seizure

The Madison County AHIDTA Drug Task Force made its biggest heroin seizure since its inception two years ago, leading to four arrests.

Madison Co. inmate escapes, is recaptured

Kentucky State Police say an escaped inmate from Madison County is now back in custody.

Traffic stop leads to big marijuana bust

What began as a traffic stop for a minor violation ended with a major marijuana seizure and arrest in Madison County, according to State Police.

Man sentenced to 40-years in double murder case

A man was sentenced to 40-years in prison on Tuesday for his role in a gruesome double murder in Madison County, according to the Richmond Register.

Man accused of abusing 6-week old baby

A Richmond man is accused of abusing a six-week old baby, according to Richmond Police.

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

Kentucky Power awards grants to Eastern Kentucky teachers

Educators who live or teach in the AEP service area or in communities with major AEP facilities are eligible to apply for the mini-grants.