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…
Jeremy Jaggers, 28, Richmond, was charged with fourth-degree assault (domestic violence/minor injury), first-degree unlawful imprisonment, menacing, and first-degree strangulation after Richmond police arrested him on Monday.
LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — A Kentucky police officer has been fired for giving information about the police agency he worked for to Black Lives Matter protesters.
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.
CORBIN, Ky. (AP) — An off-duty police officer who went to investigate a neighbor's complaint of a prowler fatally shot a man, Kentucky State Police said.
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.
LOUISVILLE (AP) — Two supporters of the anti-government, pro-gun “boogaloo” movement were arrested Thursday in Kentucky, federal authorities announced.
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…
LOUISVILLE (AP) — A former Louisville police officer facing criminal charges in the Breonna Taylor raid said his trial can't be held in Louisville because of publicity about the case, news outlets report.
David Short, 18, Richmond, was charged with first-degree assault and third-degree possession of a controlled substance (drug unspecified) after he was arrested by Richmond police Monday.
Willie Feltner, 40, Berea, was charged with fourth-degree assault (domestic violence/minor injury) and first-degree strangulation after he was arrested by Berea police on Tuesday.
Tyler McKeehan, 26, Berea, was charged with fourth-degree assault (no visible injury) and third-degree assault (inmate assault on correctional employee) on Saturday.
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.
Makayla Walker, 22, was charged with fourth-degree assault (minor injury), first-degree strangulation and second-degree burglary after she was arrested by Richmond police on Jan. 12.
BROWNSVILLE, Ky. (AP) — A Kentucky teacher accused of requesting sexually explicit images from a detective posing as a juvenile has been arrested.
MANCHESTER — A Richmond woman was arrested Wednesday afternoon in Clay County after she was allegedly found asleep and intoxicated in a car that wasn’t hers.
A potentially crucial piece of evidence in the case against Rep. Robert Goforth is missing, according to the representative’s defense attorneys.
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…
LEXINGTON (AP) — A Kentucky man has been charged with manslaughter and driving under the influence in a crash that killed two teenage siblings.
Ada Miniard, 35, Richmond, was charged with attempted murder (domestic violence) after she was arrested by the Madison County Sheriff's Department on Sunday.
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.
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.
Russel Fultz, 28, Berea, was charged with first-degree sexual abuse of a victim under the age of 12 after being arrested by Berea Police on a warrant on Dec. 29.
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.
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.
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.
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.
David Sparks, 25, of Garrard County has been sentenced to 50 years in prison by Garrard County Judge Hunter Daughterty after pleading guilty to the murder of Richmond mother Savannah Spurlock on Thursday.
The Madison County Sheriff's Office said on Monday no foul play was suspected after investigators discovered the body of a woman on White Hall Shrine Road.
First responders in Richmond and Madison County were busy Friday afternoon when crews responded to several accidents within miles of each other.
A Kentucky doctor and his former office manager were sentenced to 60 and 32 months in prison on Wednesday for their roles in unlawfully distributing controlled substances during a time when the defendants did not have a legitimate medical practice, a press release stated.
Michael Byrd, 32, Emmalena, Ky, was charged with second-degree burglary, fourth-degree assault with a minor injury, and second-degree strangulation after being arrested by Richmond police on Tuesday.
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.
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.
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.
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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- 4 former daycare workers in Lexington charged with abuse
- Man charged in fatal crash
- Man and Woman charged after an altercation
- CRIME REPORT: Woman charged with assault and strangulation
- Undercover investigation leads to arrest of Kentucky teacher
- Madison County woman arrested after falling asleep in stranger’s car
- Evidence goes missing in case against Rep. Robert Goforth
- Elam's case continued until Feb. for murder and rape charges
- Man charged with manslaughter after overdose death
- Man charged in fatal crash that killed teenage siblings
- Richmond woman charged with attempted murder
- Beshear pushes back against bills to limit his COVID actions
- Police chief's past sows doubts in wake of Taylor's death
- Man charged with sexually assaulting six-year-old juvenile
- 2 detectives involved in Breonna Taylor's death are fired
- Man receives DUI after driving with kids in car
- Kentucky officers in Breonna Taylor face termination hearing
- Judge: Suit seeking University of Kentucky fees can go on
- Man charged with assault
- Officer in Breonna Taylor case fights move to fire him
- 'Cheer' star pleads not guilty to child porn, sex charges
- Man charged with wanton endangerment after firing gun in apartment complex
- David Sparks sentenced for murder of Savannah Spurlock
- Man charged with assault against wife
- Police: No foul play suspected after dead body discovered in Richmond
- Richmond responds to accidents Friday afternoon
- Eastern Kentucky doctor sentenced to prison for illegally issuing 'parking lot prescriptions' of opiods
- Former teacher sentenced to 360 months in federal prison for child porn
- Man charged with wanton endangerment
- CRIME REPORT: Man charged with burglary, assault and strangulation after breaking into a home
- CRIME REPORT: Man charged with assault
- Teen killed in weekend crash remembered as hardworking and ambitious
- Richmond parents charged after infant ingests methadone, requires Narcan
- Council won't appoint new prosecutor in Breonna Taylor case
- Feds: Militia leader pointed rifle at officers in Kentucky
- Shively mayor gets DUI after sleeping in drive-thru, crash
- Brent Spence Bridge repairs on track for re-opening Dec. 23
- Ex-NFL player Carlos Rogers pleads guilty in fraud scheme in Kentucky
- David Sparks pleads guilty to murder of Richmond mother
- Update: Richmond teen found safe
- RPD officer disciplined, another resigns after violations
- Woman charged with abuse of a minor after child found with chemical burns
- Woman charged after allegedly giving victim drugs which caused an overdose
- Richmond commission debates conflict of interest for funding
- Former jail contract employee charged with sexual exploitation offenses
- Police officer fired for giving information to protesters
- Woman who gave birth alone in cell secures $200k settlement
- Be Prepared: Boy Scout Troop 2014 camps out in single digit weather
- County introduces pickup for tree debris
- Board of Ed approves design and development for Clark-Moores Middle School renovation project