29, Jul 2014 - Manchester, KY Prosecutors Seeking Death Penalty For Mark Taylor
Two men charged in a high profile Lexington kidnapping and murder were back before a judge this morning. Prosecutors are seeking the death penalty against Mark Taylor. Timothy Ballard is also charged in the case. They're accused of kidnapping and beating 32-year old Alex Johnson to death. The UK chef's body was found stuffed in a barrel in the Kentucky River in January. Taylor and Ballard have ...
26, Jul 2014 - Convicted hacker of Toyota in Mississippi prison
LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) - A computer programmer from central Kentucky convicted of hacking into and damaging Toyota's computers has been sent to a prison in Natchez, Mississippi. The federal Bureau of Prisons lists 37-year-old Ibrahimshah Shahulhameed as an inmate at Adams County Correctional Institute. A federal jury ...
04, Apr 2014 - Lexington, KY Attorney for Alex Johnson's family asks for city investigation into 911 center's handling o
An attorney for the family of slain University of Kentucky chef Alex Johnson has asked for an investigation into the Lexington police department's Enhanced 911 call center.
04, Apr 2014 - Lexington, KY Federal judge Forester dies at age 73
LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — A federal judge in the eastern half of Kentucky for almost a quarter-century has died. Karl Forester was 73. He died Saturday at his Lexington home. Forester became a federal judge in 1988, overseeing cases in Pikeville and Lexington during his career on the bench. While Forester handled a variety of matters, his most-high profile case stemmed from the litigation ...
03, Apr 2014 - Karl Forester, federal judge in Kentucky since 1988, dies at age 73
Senior U.S. District Judge Karl Forester, a fixture on the federal bench for the Eastern District of Kentucky since 1988, died Saturday at his Lexington home. He was 73.