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Sheriff: Inmates assault 2 guards at reopened Kentucky jail

A sheriff in Kentucky says two inmates have assaulted two guards at a county jail that reopened earlier this month following a disturbance in August when inmates fought with guards and started a fire.

Sheriff: Inmate escapes from Knox County work release crew

According to the Knox County Sheriff’s department --an inmate wandered away while out with a work release near Knox County High School crew on Monday.

Officials: Manhunt underway in Montgomery County

Powell county officials say a Stanton Police officer attempted to pull over a vehicle and the vehicle didn’t stop.

Man hospitalized after Montgomery County plane crash

A man has been flown to UK Hospital after his plane made a hard landing during an emergency.

Waynesburg man arrested after “unknown” drug found

The Lincoln County Sheriff says that deputies have arrested a man who they found intoxicated in the middle of the road.

Pulaski Co. stabbing victim airlifted to UK

The Commonwealth Journal is reporting that a Burnside man has been arrested after he reportedly stabbed another man in the throat.

LCSO: 2 arrested after being found intoxicated in Family Court

The Laurel County Sheriff says a detective found 2 people intoxicated at the Laurel County Judicial Center Thursday morning.

Body found in Whitley Co. river

Whitley County Sheriff Colan Harrell says deputies are investigating after a body was found caught on a limb off of US 25W in Clearfork River.

Laurel Co. Sheriff to hold “Taking it to the Streets” town hall

Laurel County Sheriff John Root is spreading the word about a town hall meeting coming up Monday evening called "Taking it to the Streets."

Sheriff looking for missing Laurel Co. woman

Deputies in Laurel County after a woman was reported missing Tuesday morning.

Scott Co. Sheriff recovering after accidental shooting

Scott County Sheriff Tony Hampton is in fair condition at UK Hospital after accidentally shooting himself at his home.

UPDATE: Kentucky sheriff accused of stealing painkillers resigns

A Kentucky sheriff has resigned after pleading guilty to charges stemming from the theft of painkillers from a terminally ill cancer patient.

One dead after ATV crash in Laurel Co.

The Laurel County Sheriff says one person has died after an ATV wreck on a trail off of East Branch Road, about 6 miles north of London.

Franklin Co. Sheriff: Deputies are seeing more guns at crime scenes

In a post to the Franklin County Sheriff's Facebook page, Sheriff Pat Melton says there has been a rise in the amount of firearms being encountered by deputies and detectives, causing an increased threat to law enforcement officials.

No injuries after Frankfort truck fire

The Franklin Co. Sheriff's office says no injuries reported after a truck caught on fire Monday morning.

3 teens arrested in stolen guns case

The Jessamine County Sheriff, working with the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms, made three arrests Tuesday evening in an investigation into stolen firearms.

E-Commerce zones provide safe area for completing online deals

New "E-Commerce Safe Zones" have been created in front of the Franklin Co. Sheriff's Office.

Franklin County Sheriff: Burglars strike same home in less than 24 hours

Franklin County's sheriff is investigating after he says a home on Cardwell Lane was burglarized twice in less than 24 hours.

Deputies investigating murder-suicide, crash involving high school students

Deputies are investigating an attempted murder-suicide involving two high school students.

Sheriff Looking for Missing Wolfe Co. Man

The Wolfe County Sheriff is hoping someone in the public can help him track down a missing man.

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