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Ohio man admits to defrauding Kentucky bank

According to the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Eastern District of Kentucky, an Ohio man has admitted in federal court he defrauded an Ashland bank and seventeen people and businesses in Kentucky, Ohio, West Virginia, and Wisconsin of more than $4.6 million.

3 sentenced in stolen military equipment scheme

A military equipment dealer who pleaded guilty to buying and selling stolen military equipment overseas has been sentenced to more than 3 ½ years in prison.

Louisville Cardinals involved in College Basketball Scandal

A big, basketball scandal is brewing and it looks like the University of Louisville is involved.

Kentucky couple pleads guilty to fraud in ice rink scheme

A Louisville couple has pleaded guilty to wire fraud for a scheme that diverted $550,000 from an ice skating rink

FBI: Fugitive lawyer likely still in the United States

Authorities believe a fugitive Kentucky lawyer convicted in a scheme to defraud the government of nearly $600 million is still in the country.

Kentucky man sentenced in jail kickback scheme

An 80-year-old Kentucky businessman who pleaded guilty in a conspiracy involving jail construction has been sentenced to probation.

Former Social Security judge pleads guilty to taking bribes

A former Social Security Administration judge has pleaded guilty to taking more than $600,000 in bribes in cases involving clients of a Kentucky lawyer who is facing prison time for a scheme to defraud the government.

Lawyer: Judge orders damages in massive disability scheme

A lawyer for two whistleblowers says a judge has ruled that a Kentucky attorney should pay about $31 million in damages and penalties as part of the fallout from a scheme to defraud the government of nearly $600 million in federal disability payments.

2 West Virginia pharmacists to face charges in Kentucky

Two West Virginia pharmacists are set to be tried in federal court later this month after they were accused of being part of an online drug dispensing scheme.

Kentucky plumber gets probation in global spam case

A Kentucky plumber who says he found it "intoxicating" to be admired for his computer skills received probation for his role in an international scheme that sent out millions of spam messages.

LPD: 2 suspects arrested in robbery scheme that led to fatal shooting

The Lexington Police Department has charged two individuals in connection to an incident that led to a fatal shooting Saturday on Woodland Avenue.

California man sentenced in Kentucky oil fraud case

A federal judge has sentenced a California man to 40 years in federal prison, for orchestrating a fraudulent oil production enterprise in Kentucky that defrauded investors, nationwide, out of more than $3 million.

4 charged in alleged vote-buying scheme

An eastern Kentucky official and three others have been indicted on charges stemming from an alleged vote-buying scheme.

California man sentenced for fraudulent oil scheme in Kentucky

A federal judge sentenced a California man to 13 years in federal prison for his role in an oil investment scheme in Kentucky

Guilty plea in scheme to steal more than $1M in donations

Samuel K. Pate Jr.'s job was to deposit donations into the accounts of his conservative clients — including campaign funds for now-Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and fellow Republican Sen. David Vitter. Instead, his bookkeeping scheme diverted more than $1 million into his own accounts to pay for a lavish lifestyle of vacation homes, luxury vehicles and jewelry, federal prosecutors said Monday.

Guilty plea in scheme to steal from political campaigns

Federal authorities say they have uncovered a scheme in which a man stole more than $1 million in contributions to conservative political causes, including campaign funds for Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell.

Two arrested for reported credit card scheme

Deputies in Laurel Co. have made two arrests after they say they found two men in a hotel room with over a hundred blank or altered credit and debit cards.

Social Security Judge Accused Of Disability Scheme

Congressional investigators are accusing a retired Social Security judge in West Virginia of scheming with a lawyer to improperly award disability benefits to hundreds of applicants.

Social Security Judge Accused Of Disability Scheme

Congressional investigators are accusing a retired Social Security judge in West Virginia of scheming with a lawyer to improperly award disability benefits to hundreds of applicants.

Lexington Businessman Sent To Prison For Defrauding Investors

Lexington businessman Douglas Patrick Healy was sentenced to 57-months in prison for defrauding investors.

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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.”

Governor blasts Wildlife Commission’s legal move, lack of oversight

Commission contracts with Cameron to sue governor over director.