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New supreme court order means ‘get out of jail free’ card many offenses

For the next six weeks, people arrested in Kentucky for non-violent and non-sex related crimes will be released under new rules released Tuesday by the Kentucky Supreme Court.

Beshear calls for increased penalties for irresponsible drug makers

Attorney General Andy Beshear calls for legislation that would significantly increases the size of fines levied against irresponsible drug manufacturers.  

Bill to increase certain sex crime penalties nears House vote

A bill that would increase penalties for sex crimes against a victim with an intellectual disability awaits a vote in the full House after passing committee this week.

Lawmakers announce plans to address fentanyl, carfentanil

In the wake of a rash of drug overdoses and deaths in the state, Attorney General Andy Beshear, House lawmakers, and local law enforcement officials announced plans on Friday to strengthen Kentucky's laws in the fight against a spike in more powerful drugs emerging in Kentucky.

Penalties are like pie

EKU head coach, Mark Elder, explains the problem with too penalties and the corrective punishment the coaching staff put in place to deter the Colonels from making mistakes the next time out.

Don’t touch the hot stove!

EKU head coach Mark Elder is making Colonels pay for penalties in practice.

Senate bill would increase penalties for dealing heroin

Anyone convicted of selling any amount of heroin for the first time would be a felon in Kentucky under a bill that has cleared the state Senate.

House panel OKs bill to combat synthetic drugs

Legislation aimed at toughening penalties for trafficking and possessing synthetic drugs is headed toward the Kentucky House after winning bipartisan support from a committee.

After 3 years of trying, Ky. passes bill fighting heroin

Taxpayers will spend money to keep heroin dealers in prison longer and to give addicts a steady supply of clean needles under a bill that has passed the state legislature designed to curb Kentucky's alarming increase of overdose deaths.

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