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Bill to tighten sex offender limits clears House panel

House Bill 204 would ban future registered sex offenders from living within 1,000 feet of publicly-leased playgrounds.

Deputies: Mother leaves child with sex offender

A mother is charged after deputies say she left her child with a sex offender while in jail.

Convicted sex offender arrested in Pike County school pickup line

In Pike County, a convicted sex offender was found in a school pickup line, which is against the law.

Ex-Kentucky officer gets prison for trying to entice minor

The Courier Journal reports 33-year-old Brandon Wood also was sentenced Tuesday to register as a sex offender and undergo related treatment.

Former Woodford Co. teacher jailed for sex with student suing state

A former Woodford County teacher behind bars for having sex with a student is suing the Attorney General and the Kentucky Department of Corrections. 

Deputies asking for help in finding registered sex offender

The Jessamine County Sheriff's Office is asking for help in finding a man who they say has failed to comply with Sex Offender Registration.

Convicted sex offender found guilty

A convicted sex offender has been found guilty on 62 additional felonies for crimes against children.

Search on for convicted sex offender

The Jessamine County Sheriff's Office is asking for help in locating a man convicted of sex abuse.

Registered sex offender accused of making threats against children

Police say the suspect called the Little Lighthouse Daycare, Bate Middle School, and the First Care Clinic from a blocked number and made sexually-explicit threats against children and employees.

Garrard Co. Police conduct “safe check” on registered sex offenders

During the month of December, 2018, members of the Garrard County Police Department participated in operation “Safe Check”.

Law allowed chef to hire teen he’s accused of abusing

We have new information about a loophole in Kentucky law that allowed a well-known Lexington chef on the sex offender registry to hire a teen he's now accused of sexually abusing.

Well-known Lexington chef accused of sex abuse

A well-known restaurant owner and chef in Lexington was arrested Wednesday, accused of sex abuse involving a minor, according to the Lexington Herald-Leader.

Amber Alert: 7-month-old Virginia girl abducted by registered sex offender

An Amber Alert has been issued for a 7-month-old girl who police say was abducted by a registered sex offender at a gas station in Virginia.

Judge strikes down Internet restrictions for sex offenders

A federal judge has struck down Kentucky's restrictions on Internet access for registered sex offenders, saying they are too broad and violate First Amendment rights.

UPDATE: Search for convicted sex offender ends with arrest

The search for a convicted sex offender wanted for a probation violation ends with his arrest, according to State Police.

State Police looking for convicted sex offender

State Police are trying to find a convicted sex offender who may be in the Monroe County area.

Ex-Kentucky teacher sentenced in child pornography case

U.S. District Judge Greg N. Stivers sentenced McGaha on Tuesday and ordered a 10-year period of supervised release. McGaha must register as a sex offender.

Supreme Court strikes down sex offender social media ban

The Supreme Court struck down a North Carolina law Monday that bars convicted sex offenders from Facebook, Twitter and other popular sites.

KSP: Registered sex offender arrested for using social media

A registered sex offender was arrested Tuesday for using social media in violation of his probation, according to State Police.

Sheriff: 5 Sought for Non-Compliance in Sex Offender Registry

The Jessamine County Sheriff is asking for help from the public in locating 5 men wanted on warrants for failure to comply with the sex offender registry.

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