NICHOLASVILLE — A former contracted employee of the Madison County Detention Center was charged after an investigation revealed she had child sexual abuse material on her cell phone, according to information from the Kentucky State Police Electronic Crime Branch.

William Combs, 28, Richmond, was charged with improper use of blue lights, first-degree trafficking in a controlled substance (less than two gms of methamphetamine/enhancement/first offense), trafficking in a controlled substance (heroin/enhancement/first offense), buying or possession of dr…

Rodney Elam, 29, of Mount Vernon, faces murder and rape charges, along with other charges, in connection with an incident that happened at a Berea McDonald's last year will have a tentative trial date set on April 15.

Dewayne Singleton, 56, Richmond, was charged with no registration receipt, no registration plates, failure of owner to maintain required insurance (first offense), failure to issue insurance card, improper registration plate, first-degree possession of a controlled substance (drug unspecifie…

Keith Shaw, 26, Richmond, was charged with fourth-degree assault (domestic violence with a minor injury) after the Madison County Sheriff's Department arrested him on Tuesday.

Steven Stamper, 51, Berea, was charged with operating a motor vehicle under the influence of a controlled substance (189A.010(1D)/first aggravated circumstance), buying or possession of drug paraphernalia, and first-degree possession of a controlled substance (heroin/first offense) after Ber…

Zachary Schaefer, 22, Richmond, was charged with fourth-degree assault (domestic violence/minor injury) and second-degree strangulation. Jalyn Hunter, 18, Richmond, was charged with fourth-degree assault (domestic violence/minor injury). Both were arrested by Richmond police on Thursday.

Rodney Elam, 29, of Mount Vernon, faces murder and rape charges, along with other charges, in connection with an incident that happened at a Berea McDonald's last year is now scheduled to stand trial in August.

Kris Anglin, 33, Richmond, was charged with second-degree manslaughter, trafficking in a controlled substance (carfentanil or fentanyl derivatives/first offense), first-degree trafficking in a controlled substance (greater than or equal to two gms of methamphetamine/first offense), possessio…

Ada Miniard, 35, Richmond, was charged with attempted murder (domestic violence) after she was arrested by the Madison County Sheriff's Department on Sunday.

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FRANKFORT (AP) — Gov. Andy Beshear pushed back Friday against bills to limit his emergency authority to combat COVID-19, saying one measure tying state policy to federal guidelines could backfire by resulting in shutdowns.

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LOUISVILLE (AP) — Louisville city leaders praised the former Atlanta police chief who has been hired to oversee their struggling department in the wake of Breonna Taylor's death, but some critics questioned if she was the right choice after a rocky departure from her previous job.

LOUISVILLE (AP) — Two more officers involved in the fatal shooting of Breonna Taylor have been fired — a detective believed to have fired the fatal shot and another who sought the search warrant that led to the deadly raid, authorities announced Wednesday.

Clinton Hayes, 43, Florida, was charged with operating a motor vehicle under the influence of alcohol (.08/first aggravated charge), possession of an open alcoholic beverage container in a motor vehicle, careless driving, and endangering the welfare of a minor after he was arrested by Richmo…

LOUISVILLE (AP) — A Kentucky police officer who shot Breonna Taylor and the detective who sought the warrant on Monday were scheduled to face a termination hearing after being notified that they would be fired.

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LEXINGTON (AP) — A Kentucky judge has ruled that a lawsuit seeking refunds for University of Kentucky students who had to vacate campus because of the COVID-19 pandemic could continue, the Lexington Herald-Leader reported.

Tyler Riney, 18, Berea, was charged with fourth-degree assault (minor injury) after he was arrested by Berea police on a warrant Tuesday.

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LOUISVILLE (AP) — At least one Kentucky police officer connected to the fatal shooting of a Black woman, Breonna Taylor, is fighting a police move to terminate his employment.

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NAPERVILLE, Ill. (AP) — “Cheer” star Jerry Harris has pleaded not guilty to federal child pornography charges and allegations that he solicited sex from minors at cheerleading competitions and convinced teenage boys to send him obscene photographs and videos of themselves.

Nicholas Bryant, 28, Berea, was charged with fourth-degree assault (dating violence with minor injury) after he was arrested by Berea police on Sunday.

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FRANKFORT — Kentucky Supreme Court Chief Justice John D. Minton Jr., announced Friday the creation of three task forces to oversee the re-opening of the state’s court system, which has been mainly shut down during the coronavirus pandemic.

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After initiating a second grand jury early in 2019 for a part of the year because of the ever-increasing number of indictments being issued by courts each year, Commonwealth Attorney David Smith said the plan for 2020 is to continue having two grand juries.

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FRANKFORT, Ky. (KT) - For the first time in its history, the Kentucky Supreme Court heard oral arguments on Wednesday via teleconference instead of in their chambers at the Capitol so the justices could to observe social distancing due to the coronavirus pandemic.

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FRANKFORT -- For the first time in its history, the Kentucky Supreme Court will not hear oral arguments this week from their chambers at the Capitol, but instead through a teleconference.

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The staff at Dominion Senior Living in Richmond wanted to do something to give back to the community, especially those people who are on the front line of the COVID-19 pandemic.


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