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WASHINGTON (AP) — Amy Coney Barrett was confirmed to the Supreme Court late Monday by a deeply divided Senate, Republicans overpowering Democrats to install President Donald Trump’s nominee days before the election and secure a likely conservative court majority for years to come.

U.S. Congressman Andy Barr (R-KY) hosted the White House Office of National Drug Policy (ONDCP) Director Jim Carroll --more colloquially known as President Trump's "Drug Czar" -- during a visit to Richmond on Thursday.

Kevin Lamb, 26, Highway 1016, Berea, is charged with fourth-degree assault (domestic violence/minor injury), first-degree strangulation, kidnapping (adult), and possession of a handgun by a convicted felon after he was arrested by Richmond Police.

U.S. Congressman Andy Barr (KY-06) seated in the middle, meets with White House “Drug Czar” Jim Carroll seated middle-right and HIDTA Task Force Members at Madison County’s Drug Task Force Facility in Richmond on Thursday.

Timothy Jones, 51, Cottonwood Drive, Richmond, is charged with fourth-degree dating violence assault (minor injury) and first-degree strangulation after Richmond Police responded to his location in reference to a domestic altercation.

Elvin Dyer, 56, Meadowbrook Road, Richmond, has been charged with fourth-degree assault (domestic violence/minor injury) and third-degree terroristic threatening after being arrested by Kentucky State Police on a warrant.

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GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (AP) — Members of anti-government paramilitary groups implicated in an alleged plot to kidnap Michigan’s governor over measures to slow the spread of the coronavirus during a fraught election year also discussed abducting Virginia’s governor, an FBI agent testified Tuesday.

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Robert Hearn, 36, Richmond, was arrested Monday after Richmond police responded to a drug complaint call at 202 Central Court.

James Jackson, 49, HWY 1016, Berea, was charged with second-degree escape after being arrested by Berea Police.

Judge James Ishamel Jr. has approved a bond reduction for Glenn Jackson, 40, who stands accused of murdering his wife Ella Jackson last year.

LOUISVILLE (AP) — A lawyer for a grand juror involved in weighing charges in the case of Breonna Taylor, the Black woman killed in a police raid gone wrong, urged a judge to let the anonymous juror to speak out publicly, accusing Kentucky's attorney general of throwing the panel “under the b…

DETROIT (AP) — Agents foiled a stunning plot to kidnap Michigan Democratic Gov. Gretchen Whitmer, authorities said Thursday in announcing charges in an alleged scheme that involved months of planning and even rehearsals to snatch Whitmer at her vacation home.

Cantrell Cantrell, 37, Moberly Road, Richmond, was charged with first-degree sexual abuse of a victim under the age of 12 and first-degree rape of a victim under the age of 12, after he was arrested on a warrant by the Madison County Sheriff's Department.

An attempted armed robbery occurred in Estill County on Monday that resulted in one death and two people being sent to the hospital. The deceased has since been identified as James Baker, 26, of Mallie, Ky. According to a news release Baker was pronounced deceased at the scene and was transp…

LOUISVILLE (AP) — Police files released Wednesday show contacts between Breonna Taylor and a man she dated previously who was suspected of drug dealing — a relationship that led narcotics investigators to her home in March and resulted in her death in a burst of police gunfire.

Richmond police arrested Gabrielle Caldwell, 32, Villa Drive, Richmond, after they were called to the residence in regards to a fight in progress. 

LOUISVILLE — A court released some 15 hours of recorded grand jury proceedings in the Breonna Taylor case Friday – an extraordinary action that comes after a juror disputed Kentucky Attorney General Daniel Cameron's explanation for why no one was directly charged in Taylor's killing by Louis…

LOUISVILLE  (AP) — Police said they knocked and identified themselves for a minute or more before bursting into Breonna Taylor’s apartment, but her boyfriend said he did not hear officers announce themselves, according to Kentucky grand jury recordings released Friday. In the hail of gunfire…

LOUISVILLE (AP) — Kentucky's attorney general asked a court Wednesday to delay the release of secret grand jury proceedings in Breonna Taylor's killing by police just as audio recordings were set to be made public.

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LOUISVILLE (AP) — Kentucky’s attorney general acknowledged that he never recommended homicide charges against any of the police officers conducting the drug raid that led to Breonna Taylor's death, and said he didn't object to a public release of the grand jury's deliberations.

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CHICAGO (AP) — A man walks up to a squad car and opens fire on two sheriff’s deputies sitting inside. Two police officers are shot after responding to sounds of gunfire during a protest.

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WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump nominated Judge Amy Coney Barrett to the Supreme Court on Saturday, capping a dramatic reshaping of the federal judiciary that will resonate for a generation and that he hopes will provide a needed boost to his reelection effort.

William Turner, 49, Center Street, Berea, was arrested for second-degree assault, adult kidnapping and first-degree unlawful imprisonment after Richmond police executed a search warrant for a missing person at Sara Leigh Drive in Richmond.

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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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