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Man charged with stepfather’s murder pleads guilty but mentally ill

John Stricker was charged with the murder of 62-year-old Donnie Stone, who was found shot to death at his home.

Report: Man accused in Lincoln Co. woman’s death enters plea

Authorities arrested Otha Wesley and charged him with murder and tampering with physical evidence in connection to the case.

Man sentenced to life without parole in double slaying

A man who entered an Alford plea to killing a retired pastor and his wife in their southcentral Kentucky home has been sentenced to life in prison without parole.

Former caregiver pleads guilty to abuse and neglect

A former caretaker pleaded guilty Tuesday to abusing and neglecting an adult after taping the door to his room shut in 2016.

Not guilty pleas entered for 4 in death of Kentucky woman

A judge has entered not guilty pleas for the daughter and son-in-law of a Kentucky woman who was reported missing and found dead.

Eric Conn reaches plea agreement, will plead guilty to three felony charges

Disgraced lawyer Eric Conn has reached a plea agreement in the case involving his escape and social security fraud scheme.

Eric Conn pleads not guilty to escape charges

One day after being sent back to the U.S. from Honduras, fugitive lawyer Eric Conn has pleaded not guilty to charges related to his escape.

Former Titans RB Andrews gets probation in assault case

Former Tennessee Titans running back Antonio Andrews received six months of supervised probation after making a conditional plea on a misdemeanor assault charge.

Kentucky judge orders probation in death of newborn at store

A Kentucky judge has ordered five years' probation for a woman who admitted leaving her newborn in a trash can where the baby was found dead.

Former pastor accused in pawn shop slayings pleads guilty

A former pastor accused of killing three people at a Kentucky pawn shop nearly four years ago has pleaded guilty.

Guilty plea in Officer Daniel Ellis murder case

Rita Creech, one of four people accused in the murder of Officer Daniel Ellis, pleaded guilty in court Friday morning to a number of charges.

Kentucky Catholic priest reaches plea deal on sex abuse

A Catholic priest has reached a plea agreement on sexual abuse charges that occurred at a summer camp in Kentucky that he ran for decades.

Scott Co. man pleads guilty to 27 counts of possessing, distributing child pornography

A Scott County man has pleaded guilty to possessing and distributing child pornography.

Unique fingerprint analysis leads to guilty plea in sex abuse case

Kentucky State Police are crediting a rarely used fingerprint analysis technique for netting a guilty plea in a sex abuse case out of Campbell County.

Attorney accused of stealing from clients pleads not guilty

A Kentucky personal injury lawyer accused of stealing more than $100,000 from clients has pleaded not guilty.

UPDATE: Councilwoman resigns following felony indictments

District 2 councilwoman Sasha Love Higgins has announced her resignation, following indictments on Tuesday on charges of identity theft, forgery, and theft by deception.

Doctor pleads guilty to improper prescribing after 3 die

A doctor has been sentenced to one year and one day in prison after pleading guilty to improperly prescribing powerful painkillers in Kentucky, which has been hit by the opioid crisis.

Bowling Green man pleads guilty to 3 robberies

A Bowling Green man has pleaded guilty to robbing three businesses in less than two months.

UPDATE: 2 plead not guilty in Justin Johnson murder case

Two men accused in the murder of a Vanceburg man entered pleas of not guilty Tuesday morning in Lewis District Court.

Kentucky lawyer pleads guilty in massive disability scheme

A Kentucky lawyer accused of conspiring to defraud the government of nearly $600 million in federal disability payments has entered a guilty plea.

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Mercer County delays in-person classes, online begins Sept. 3

Superintendent Dennis Davis had to cast the tie-breaking vote after the four-member board was split 2-2, according to The Harrodsburg Herald.

Madison County pushes back start of school; will begin virtually

The Madison County Board of Education reluctantly on Thursday night voted to push the start of school to September 2, and begin the school year with online learning only.  

Lexington woman questions her positive coronavirus test

A Lexington woman says she believes her rapid coronavirus test was a false positive.

Application deadline set for FCPS Virtual Learning Academy

FCPS students who want to commit to a full semester of online learning only, must apply by noon, Tuesday, August 18.