Four people were indicted by a grand jury Dec. 5 on charges stemming from an incident where they allegedly kidnapped, robbed, assaulted and sodomized two inmates at the Madison County Detention Center in August.

As Kentucky moves toward implementing a stricter Medicaid plan, a group of providers, consumers and health advocates say they worry that its penalties, work rules and "onerous reporting requirements" will cause people to lose their coverage, especially those in the state's most vulnerable po…

Richmond police arrested a man on a Madison County indictment warrant that charges him with first-degree controlled substance trafficking (subsequent offense, heroin), first-degree controlled substance trafficking (subsequent offense, methamphetamine), first-degree possession of a controlled…


FRANKFORT — The Kentucky Supreme Court on Thursday struck down a law that made changes to one of the country's worst-funded public pension systems, a victory for teachers who closed schools across the state in protest earlier this year.

The Estill County Community Chorus presented its annual Christmas Concert in late November at the First United Methodist Church on Main Street in Irvine. The concert included a wide variety of Christmas-themed music. It opened with a group of songs that have been enjoyed for centuries, such …


The timeline for completion of the "safe and efficient" destruction of the chemical weapons at the Blue Grass Army Depot is still set for December 2023, and some weapon and agent destruction may start as early as the summer 2019. So far $103.8 million has been spent in Madison and surroundin…

Kentucky State Police arrested a man and woman Wednesday following the report of a kidnapping at a residence on Four Mile Road, east of Richmond.

After 22 years of public service, Berea Mayor Steve Connelly will step down on Jan. 1. During his tenure, the city notched a number of accomplishments, including putting the city on a more solid financial footing, improving infrastructure in the city and rethinking local tourism.

The City of Richmond received a positive audit report for Fiscal Year 2018, but must be mindful of possible increases in future insurance and pension costs. That was the word from auditors from Mountjoy Chilton and Medley, who briefed city officials on the city’s financial position this week.

If one can't find the perfect gift for that special person, Berea Tourism will help them make a one-of-a-kind special gift from the hands and the heart during Make It, Take It, Give It.

The Kentucky State Police, Richmond Post is looking for an inmate that walked away from the Bluegrass Career Development Center in Richmond on Saturday, according to a KSP release. 

The need for blood doesn't take a holiday. In fact, the holidays are when blood donation can decline due to travel and other holiday activities that keep many regular donors away. However, cancer treatments, premature births, car accidents, blood diseases and surgeries continue.

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