01, Sep 2014 - Judge rejects Kentucky inmate's new trial bid
LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — A Kentucky death row inmate has lost his bid for a new trial and to overturn his death sentences in the slayings of three people in central Kentucky.
31, Aug 2014 - Madison, KY Indiana doctor pleads guilty in BB gun case
RICHMOND, Ky. (AP) — An Indiana doctor who was accused of shooting a BB gun at a driver on Interstate 75 in an incident captured on video last year has pleaded guilty to wanton endangerment in central Kentucky. The Lexington Herald-Leader (http://bit.ly/1p9LaWp ) reports 51-year-old Dr. Perrin Dobyns of Corydon, Indiana, entered the plea Monday in Madison County Circuit Court. Dobyns and his ...
30, Aug 2014 - Lexington, KY Trial delayed on gubernatorial threat charges
The trial of a Lexington man charged with threatening Kentucky Gov. Steve Beshear has been postponed until October to allow attorneys to continue reviewing evidence in the case.
29, Aug 2014 - Hopkins, KY UPDATE: Blackburn Prison Escapees Recaptured
Two inmates who walked away from a minimum security prison in Lexington on Sunday were recaptured on Monday in Hopkins County, which is where both men are from, according to the Kentucky Department of Corrections. Corrections officials said Cody Allison and Paul Nance were confirmed missing just after 5:00 p.m. on Sunday. Corrections records showed Allison was serving 20-years for burglary and ...
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.