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Gubernatorial candidate denies sexual assault allegations

A Republican lawmaker from East Bernstadt and candidate for governor denies sexually assaulting a woman.

911 call reveals staff’s shock over pregnancy

Audio from a 911 call reveals workers on duty at a private care facility on the day an Arizona woman in a vegetative state gave birth were in complete shock about her pregnancy as they tried to save the newborn's life.

HMH Foundation awarded $221,000 to further expand sexual assault victim support

Hardin Memorial Health Foundation has received $221,000 in federal grant funding from Victims of Crime Act and Violence Against Women Act.

Knox County Schools investigate sexual assault claim

Knox County Schools is investigating claims a student was sexually assaulted at a high school, according to The Mountain Advocate

Ex-officer sues attorney over probe into rape allegation

A former police officer alleges a commonwealth's attorney acted outside of her professional responsibilities during the case.

In Mississippi, Trump mocks Ford’s claims against Kavanaugh

President Donald Trump ignited a crowd at a campaign rally in Mississippi on Tuesday by mocking a woman who has claimed she was sexually assaulted by Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh decades ago.

GOP races to first Kavanaugh vote after hearing from accuser

Senate Republicans are plowing forward with a committee vote Friday on Judge Brett Kavanaugh’s nomination to Supreme Court after an extraordinary and emotional day of testimony where he denied accusations of sexual assault as “unequivocally” false. His accuser, Christine Blasey Ford, testified that she was “100 percent” certain Kavanaugh attacked her.

High drama in Senate as Kavanaugh-Ford hearing nears

With high drama in the making, Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh emphatically fended off new accusations of sexual misconduct ahead of a charged public Senate hearing that could determine whether Republicans can salvage his nomination and enshrine a high court conservative majority.

Some black Americans see racial comeuppance in Cosby saga

After spending years building his persona as a model husband and father, Bill Cosby took an abrupt turn nearly 15 years ago with a now-infamous speech to an NAACP convention.

Cosby to serve sentence at Philly-area prison

The Department of Corrections provided details of Cosby's incarceration Wednesday.

Judge to decide if Cosby goes to prison for ’04 sex assault

Bill Cosby faced the start of a sentencing hearing Monday at which a judge will decide how to punish the 81-year-old comedian who blazed the trail for other black entertainers and donated millions to black causes but preyed on at least one young woman and perhaps many more.

Kavanaugh accuser says she would testify under right terms

Christine Blasey Ford may testify against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh after all, her attorney said Thursday, breathing new life into the prospect of a dramatic Senate showdown next week over Ford’s accusation that he assaulted her when both were in high school.

Ford wants her Kavanaugh claim investigated before hearing

Christine Blasey Ford wants the FBI to investigate her allegation that she was sexually assaulted by Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh before she testifies at a Senate Judiciary Committee hearing next week, her lawyers said in a letter to the panel.

Showdown between Kavanaugh, accuser scheduled for next week

Republicans are forging ahead with plans for a Senate hearing they had hoped to avoid on a woman’s claims that Brett Kavanaugh sexually assaulted her when both were high schoolers, hoping to salvage his endangered Supreme Court nomination with a risky, nationally televised showdown between the judge and his accuser.

Accuser’s story of attack roils plan for Kavanaugh vote

Judge Brett Kavanaugh’s confirmation for the Supreme Court is taking an uncertain turn as Republican senators express concern over a woman’s private-turned-public allegation that a drunken Kavanaugh groped her and tried to take off her clothes at a party when they were teenagers.

UK updates policy dealing with sexual assault claims

Changes have been finalized to campus regulations at UK dealing with the disciplinary process for allegations that include sexual assault.

Harvey Weinstein indicted on rape, criminal sex act charges

Harvey Weinstein was indicted on rape and criminal sex act charges, furthering the first criminal case to arise from a slate of sexual misconduct allegations against the former movie mogul.

Harvey Weinstein turns himself in to NYPD

Harvey Weinstein has turned himself into police in New York City Friday to face rape and sexual misconduct charges, before being released on $1 million cash bail and fitted with a GPS tracking device.

“It’s On Us,” UK students pledge to help stop sexual assault

Several students at UK signed chalk boards, taking a pledge saying they realize it's on them to help put an end to sexual assault.

Teachers and lawmakers react to Bevin’s comments

Governor Matt Bevin is making national headlines for comments about teachers Friday that some are calling "spiteful" and "disgusting".

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City at crossroads, should rename Cheapside, business owners say

Time to recognize the "atrocities perpetrated there."