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Kentucky sexual harassment inquiry sent to ethics commission

A taxpayer-funded investigation of a secret sexual harassment settlement signed by four GOP lawmakers in Kentucky was stymied because the lawmakers refused to talk about it or disclose documents.

Ashley Judd: Women will persevere in fighting sexual harassment

Actress Ashley Judd talked to a Lexington audience on Friday about gender equality, human trafficking and sexual abuse and sexual harassment.

Sexual harassment inquiry delayed by uncooperative witnesses

Investigators not getting cooperation from some state workers in an investigation of a secret sexual harassment settlement involving four Republican lawmakers.

Report: Linder confirms he signed harassment settlement

Kentucky Rep. Brian Linder has confirmed that he is among four Republican lawmakers who signed a settlement with a female House Republican Caucus staffer over sexual harassment allegations.

GOP leaders hire firm to investigate harassment

Kentucky's House Republican leaders say they have hired a law firm to conduct an independent investigation of sexual harassment allegations against state lawmakers.

FBI reviewing sexual harassment claims at Kentucky Capitol

The FBI is now investigating sexual harassment and retaliation claims made by employees at Kentucky's state Capitol.

UPDATE: Kentucky House speaker resigns post after texts with staffer

Kentucky's Republican House speaker has resigned his leadership position after acknowledging he settled sexual harassment claims from one of his staffers last month.

UPDATE: Kentucky House speaker says he won’t resign

Kentucky's Republican House speaker says he has no plans to resign despite a report that he settled a sexual harassment case outside of court with a member of his staff.

UPDATE: Lawmaker disputes GOP caucus support for speaker

A Republican lawmaker says the state's House speaker does not have the full support of the GOP caucus after a report that he settled a sexual harassment claim with one of his staffers.

UPDATE: Kentucky GOP caucus signals support for speaker

House Speaker Jeff Hoover has the full support of the GOP House Caucus despite a report that he settled a sexual harassment claim with one of his staffers.

UPDATE: GOP leader won’t resign after harassment claim

Kentucky's Republican House Speaker Jeff Hoover declared Friday that he will not give up his leadership post over reports that he settled a sexual harassment claim with one of his staffers.

Allegations prompt talk of Kentucky House speaker’s future

Kentucky's House Republicans will meet privately to discuss the future of House Speaker Jeff Hoover after the state's largest newspaper reported that the GOP leader settled a sexual harassment claim by a member of his staff outside of court.

Lexington Sergeant files whistle-blower lawsuit

A decorated Lexington police sergeant is suing the city, Lexington police chief and two other Lexington police commanders after he says they retaliated against him for reporting sexual harassment within the department.

UPDATE: Navy SEAL loses rank, gets jail time for assaulting ex

A Navy SEAL has been sentenced to 89 days confinement for assaulting a female sailor he used to date.

Judge Rules in Favor of UK in Open-Records Case

A Kentucky judge has ruled in favor of the University of Kentucky in an open-records case involving its campus newspaper's pursuit of documents regarding a sexual harassment investigation of a former professor.

Univ. of Kentucky sues student newspaper over open records

The University of Kentucky has filed a lawsuit against its student-run newspaper to appeal a state attorney general's opinion that said the school violated the Kentucky Open Records Act.

3 discrimination lawsuits filed against Lexington Catholic HS

Three lawsuits were filed against Lexington Catholic High School and the Diocese of Lexington Tuesday afternoon, claiming discrimination, sexual harassment, and race harassment.

Attorney: State settles sexual harassment lawsuit for $400K

An attorney representing three state workers says Kentucky has settled a sexual harassment lawsuit against current and former state lawmakers for $400,000.

Mediator sought in legislative sexual harassment case

The Legislative Research Commission (LRC) wants a mediator to be appointed in a sexual harassment case brought by two female staff members.

Pulaski County Jailer Sued For Sexual Harassment

According to court documents, this is the third woman to sue Pulaski County's Jailer, Mike Harris, for sexual harassment.

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101st Airborne deploying soldiers to Fort Knox as part of exercise

The 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) will deploy approximately 160 Soldiers to Fort Knox, Kentucky, in support of an Emergency Deployment Readiness Exercise to be held there.

Search on for missing man from Pulaski County

62-year old Dana Watkins has been missing since April 16, according to deputies.