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Former officer accused in sex abuse scandal indicted

Prosecutors say a former Kentucky police officer at the center of a sex abuse scandal has been indicted.

Prosecutors: Ex-doctor pleads guilty to drug, fraud charges

A former doctor has pleaded guilty to drug distribution and health care fraud charges in Kentucky.

Man facing murder charges in crash that killed family of 5

Prosecutors in northern Kentucky have announced murder charges against a man blamed for a head-on traffic crash that killed five members of a family.

Louisville company, ex-president plead guilty in VA bed case

A Louisville manufacturer and its former president have pleaded guilty to federal charges related to medical beds that prosecutors say were defective and were supplied to a Veterans Affairs facility in Carrollton, Georgia.

Man tied to thefts of $90M in goods gets 7 years in prison

A man linked by prosecutors to heists in several states that yielded about $90 million worth of prescription drugs, cigarettes, cellphones and other goods has been sentenced to seven years in prison.

Prosecutors drop charges in Freddie Gray case

Prosecutors have dropped the remaining charges against Baltimore police officers in the death of Freddie Gray, bringing an end to the case without a conviction.

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.

Lexington man sentenced in child porn case

A Lexington man was sentenced to nearly 18-years in federal prison for recording sexual images of a child, according to federal prosecutors.

Lawmakers pass bill to help prosecutors fight sex crimes

Kentucky lawmakers have finished work to close a legal loophole blamed for shielding sexual predators whose young victims can't say exactly when and where they were abused.

AG: Rocket Docket Initiative saves $2.8M in 3 months

The Attorney General, along with members of the Prosecutors Advisory Council (PAC) announced on Wednesday that the Rocket Docket Initiative has saved taxpayers an estimated $2.8 million in local jail costs from August 1, 2015 to October 31, 2015.

Prosecutor wants judge removed from highway slaying case

Prosecutors are asking that an Ohio judge be disqualified from handling a highway slaying case because his nephew is the prosecutor for a related murder and kidnapping case in Kentucky.

Prosecutors oppose Iraqi getting evidence

Federal prosecutors in Kentucky are opposing a move by an Iraqi man convicted in a Kentucky terrorism case to gain access to his complete case file.

Prosecutors seek to drop charges in drug case

A Kentucky man can't return to the United States from Bosnia because he's listed as a defendant in a federal drug case. Federal prosecutors are trying to help him get back to Bowling Green.

Outstanding prosecutors honored in Lexington

Kentucky's top prosecutors have been honored during a statewide conference in Lexington.

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Criticism of KEMI Board’s vote to remove executive salaries from website

The KEMI board of directors awarded "incentive payouts" to several top executives, according to a report in the Lexington Herald-Leader.

Coco Gauff surges to upset Aryna Sabalenka at Top Seed Open

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McConnell ‘slush fund’ remark a ‘thud’ with governor

McConnell called federal aid to states as a “slush fund.”
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Governor blasts Wildlife Commission’s legal move, lack of oversight

Commission contracts with Cameron to sue governor over director.