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Ex-Kentucky teacher sentenced to 2 years in jail

A judge handed down the sentence last week for 53-year-old Michael Sammons, who pleaded guilty in August to using an electronic communications system to procure a minor.

Autistic student dragged down hallways by teacher and nurse

A Lexington mom wants answers about video capturing her autistic son being dragged through the halls by a teacher and a school nurse at Tates Creek Middle School.

Retired teacher donates land to better foster care system

Judy Singleton's family has owned a farm in Winchester since 1940. Now, it will serve a new purpose, as a foster care facility.

Teacher accused of sex abuse pleads not guilty

A Lexington middle school choir teacher was back in court Thursday facing more charges of sexual abuse of minors.

Teacher who stopped attack says he had to save students

A suburban Indianapolis teacher who was shot while tackling and disarming a student inside his classroom said Monday that his swift decisions “were the only acceptable actions” to save his seventh-grade students.

Teacher election upset leaves many wondering what’s to come in November

Many are calling it one of the biggest upsets and most telling races of Tuesday's primary election, Rockcastle County teacher Travis Brenda's victory over Jonathan Shell, Kentucky's republican house majority leader.

Kentucky teacher accused of sex crimes involving student

A middle school teacher in Kentucky has been accused of sex crimes involving a student younger than 14.

Hepatits A case confirmed in Lexington school

There is a confirmed case of Hepatitis A in a Lexington elementary school.

Teachers hold #Blackout in protest of Gov. Bevin

Teachers across the state dressed in black on Monday to protest Governor Matt Bevin's controversial comments on Friday's teacher rally in Frankfort.

Rowan County teacher arrested for DUI

A Rowan County elementary school teacher has been arrested for DUI Friday morning, according to the Rowan County Detention Center.

Teen accused of threatening to kill teacher

State Police say a 14-year old boy in Lawrence County threatened to bring a gun to an elementary school to kill one of his former teacher's.

Teacher accused of sexual relationship with teen

A middle school teacher from Union is accused of having a sexual relationship with a teen.

Teachers flock to run for office in Kentucky

More than 25 current and former educators are running for a seat in the Kentucky state legislature in 2018.

Former teacher, coach sentenced in child exploitation case

A former teacher and assistant coach in Kentucky has been sentenced to six years in prison for violating child exploitation laws.

Teachers worried about pension proposal

We have heard a lot lately about pensions. Kentucky has a $33,000,000,000 shortfall that affects retirement for many state workers, public safety officers, and teachers. It is teachers in particular that we have been hearing from this week.

Assistant police chief arrested

State Police arrested the assistant police chief in Providence for failing to report criminal activity or taking enforcement action.

Former Kentucky teacher pleads not guilty to 37 sex charges

The indictment accuses the former Logan County Schools teacher of having sexual contact with a 15-year-old girl between Sept. 1 and Feb. 17.

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.

Former teacher receives $500K from Kentucky school district

Wallace alleged that Powell sought to end her employment because he suspected that she was behind an anonymous Title IX complaint filed against the district in 2013 about unequal access to a weight room for boys and girls.

Community upset over teacher being fired

Some Mt. Sterling community members are upset about a decision the Montgomery County public school board made. They say the board unfairly fired a...

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