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Fayette County Detention Center understaffed

Fayette County Detention Center employees voted they have quote 'no confidence' in jail leadership amid a mass exodus of staff, excessive overtime, increasing concerns about safety and reports of unchecked sexual harassment, according to the Herald-Leader.

Jessamine County Animal Shelter struggles with overcrowding

In Jessamine County, the animal shelter is hoping the community will help it deal with overcrowding.

Madison County Judge suggests first tax increase in 30 years

If you live in Madison County, you could soon be opening your wallet a bit wider for the county.

Kentucky officials speed up release of paroled prisoners

Kentucky officials say they will release 570 paroled inmates faster in an effort to ease overcrowding at state and local correction facilities.

Madison County proposes rehab center instead of new jail

Some leaders in Madison County want to build a drug rehab center to hopefully reduce a county jail's overcrowding problem.

Madison County Jail Overcrowded

Kentucky’s prison population is growing and the Madison County Jailer says his detention center can’t keep up.

Officials concerned with Mercer-Boyle Jail overcrowding

Officials say the Mercer-Boyle County Jail is at 170 percent capacity, making it one of the most overcrowded jails in Kentucky.

Jailer: Boyle County Jail Over Capacity

In a report from the Advocate-Messenger, Boyle County's jailer talks about overcrowding problems.

Madison Co. Jail Takes Steps To Help Drug-Addicted Inmates, Save Money

Madison County Detention Center is consistently overcrowded, but the jailer hired a nurse to help combat costs from another area: heroin addiction.

Madison County Jail Overcrowded, Could Cost Taxpayers

The Madison County Jailer said there are far more prisoners than beds at the facility, and the judge-executive said that will start costing taxpayers.

Madison County Jail Overcrowded, Could Cost Taxpayers

The Madison County Jailer said there are far more prisoners than beds at the facility, and the judge-executive said that will start costing taxpayers.

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