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1 charged in connection to fatal Kentucky robbery pleads guilty

One of five people charged in connection to a robbery that turned fatal when a man tried to stop it has pleaded guilty.

Report: Pikeville man pleads guilty to sex trafficking young girls

The Herald-Leader newspaper says 55-year-old Ernest Ray admitted to recruiting girls under the age of 18 for sex acts and paid them with alcohol, money and drugs.

Mt. Sterling man sentenced for drug overdoses

Wesley Hamm was sentenced in U.S. District court in connection to a case involving several drug overdoses.

Judge strikes down Internet restrictions for sex offenders

A federal judge has struck down Kentucky's restrictions on Internet access for registered sex offenders, saying they are too broad and violate First Amendment rights.

Man Sentenced for Selling Near Fatal Dose of Fentanyl

A Cincinnati man was sentenced to 300 months in federal prison for selling fentanyl that resulted in a near-fatal overdose in northern Kentucky.

Authorities suspect farmers defrauded crop insurance program

Federal investigators say they believe Central Kentucky tobacco farmers, crop insurance agents, tobacco warehouse owners and others conspired to defraud thousands and possibly millions of dollars from the U.S. Department of Agriculture's program that insures crops.

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