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Judge refuses to throw-out evidence in lawmaker’s DUI case

Rep. Derek Lewis, of London, is scheduled to go to trial for DUI in late September, according to the Lexington Herald-Leader.

Rep. Robert Goforth pleads not guilty in domestic violence case

State Rep. Robert Goforth pleaded not guilty to charges of strangulation, assault and terroristic threatening in a domestic violence case, according to the Lexington Herald-Leader.

State representative from London arrested for DUI

First-term Republican State Representative Derek Lewis, of London, was arrested early Thursday on a DUI charge, according to the Lexington Herald-Leader.

Rachel Roberts sworn into Kentucky house after special election

Rachel Roberts officially became a state representative Tuesday afternoon.

Rep. Stan Lee decides not to seek re-election

Conservative Republican State Representative Stan Lee, of Lexington, withdrew from the 2020 election on Friday, ending a nearly two decade tenure in the legislature.

Kentucky lawmaker to continue campaign despite brain tumor

The family of a state lawmaker in Kentucky says he will continue his re-election campaign after being diagnosed with a brain tumor.

UPDATE: Lawmaker’s son responds to commands after 33 days in a coma

University of Kentucky sophomore Corbin Harris shows signs of improvement after being badly injured in a fall from a balcony.

Lawmaker from Winchester abruptly quits reelection race

Republican State Representative Donna Mayfield, of Winchester, withdrew from her reelection race at a candidate forum Wednesday night, according to the Winchester Sun.

State Representative Sannie Overly will not seek re-election in 2018

State Representative Sannie Overly announced Tuesday she will not run for re-election in 2018.

Funeral arrangements set for Dan Johnson

Funeral arrangements have been set for State Representative Dan Johnson.

Kentucky prison population and costs expected to grow next ten years

Kentucky's prison population is projected to grow by 4,400 in the next decade at a cost of more than $600 million, according to state work group.

Elizabethtown couple in Nice safe after attack

Kentucky State Representative Jim DuPlessis has confirmed that his parents, who were in Nice at the time of last night's horrific attack, are safe.

Rep. Ryan Quarles wins GOP nomination for ag commissioner

State Rep. Ryan Quarles has claimed the Republican nomination for Kentucky agriculture commissioner.

Nelson wins Democratic nomination for state treasurer

State Rep. Rick Nelson has defeated four opponents to win the Democratic nomination for state treasurer in Kentucky's primary election.

State Lawmaker Accused Of Sexual Harassment Resigns

Democratic State Representative John Arnold of Sturgis, resigned Friday amid allegations that he sexually harassed three female legislative staffers. Arnold has not publicly commented on the allegations.

KY Flags To Be Flown At Half Staff To Honor State Lawmaker Dewayne Bunch

Governor Steve Beshear has ordered flags to fly at half staff Sunday.

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Lexington’s mayor recommends using federal money to create police review board

Mayor Linda Gorton recommended spending $50,000 in CARES Act money to pay for a consultant to properly create a police review board. 
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Racist internet trolls interrupt as council gives preliminary approval to rename Lexington park

An Urban County Council discussion Tuesday night, on renaming a Lexington park once used to sell slaves, was interrupted by racist trolls.
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Group behind white power flyers says they’re not hateful, Rabbi disagrees

Over the weekend some people in Central Kentucky received white supremacy flyers at their homes.

Keeneland catalogs 4,272 Yearlings for 2020 September Sale

The prestigious auction will offer online bidding and expanded phone bidding for those buyers participating remotely.