11, Mar 2014 - News briefs from around Kentucky at 1:58 a.m. EST
Kentucky court overturns seizure of gambling sites LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) - Kentucky's efforts to seize 132 Internet gambling domain names is on hold after an appeals court ruled Friday that a trade association may represent the owners of the sites trying to fend off forfeiture proceedings. The ...
11, Mar 2014 - Lee, KY Kentucky prison with Vermont inmates no longer locked down
MONTPELIER (AP) - Vermont Department of Corrections Commissioner Andy Pallito says the modified lockdown at a Kentucky facility housing Vermont inmates has ended but there are plans to increase inmate monitoring.
11, Mar 2014 - Lexington, KY Man adopted in Ky. by member of same-sex couple
A Kentucky judge has finalized the adoption of a 28-year-old man by a woman who was legally married to his mother in Massachusetts, the first step-parent adoption by a member of a same-sex couple in Fayette County and possibly the state following a federal court ruling.
11, Mar 2014 - Lexington, KY Same-Sex Parent Adoption Finalized By Kentucky Judge
A woman has successfully adopted the son of her same-sex partner.
11, Mar 2014 - Campbell, KY Ex-US soldier who killed Iraqi family hangs self
LOUISVILLE, Kentucky (AP) — A medical examiner said Wednesday that a former U.S. soldier hanged himself at a federal prison where he was serving life sentences for raping and killing a teenage Iraqi girl and using a shotgun to slay her family.
11, Mar 2014 - Lee, KY Lockdown Over for Vt. Prisoners
Montpelier — A longer-than-usual lockdown ended earlier this month at a Kentucky prison housing inmates from Vermont and officials said there are plans to change how the facility monitors inmates there.
11, Mar 2014 - Judge Declares Va. Same-Sex Marriage Ban Unconstitutional
U.S. District Judge Arenda L. Wright Allen's decision Thursday makes Virginia the second state in the South to have a ban on gay marriages overturned. It comes the day after a similar ruling in Kentucky and following similar rulings in federal courts in Utah and Oklahoma.
11, Mar 2014 - Lawrence, KY Convicted Lawrence officer starts prison term
LAWRENCE -- Fired city police officer P.J. Lopez started serving his 18-month sentence at a federal prison in Kentucky yesterday. Lopez, 47, was convicted last fall in a bribery scheme involving M & W tow company of Lawrence. He was sentenced on Jan.
11, Mar 2014 - Tennessee Tech holds off SIUE at OVC Tournament
Tennessee Tech's Jeremiah Samarrippas takes the ball down the court Wednesday. / Larry McCormack / THE TENNESSEAN At Municipal Auditorium WEDNESDAY G1 — No. 5 E. Kentucky 75, No. 8 E. Illinois 52 G2 — No. 6 Jacksonville State 71, No. 7 SIUE 59 THURSDAY G3 — No. 4 TSU vs. No. 5 E. Kentucky, noon G4 — No. 3 Tennessee Tech vs. Jacksonville St., 2 p.m.
11, Mar 2014 - Lee, KY Ky. prison with Vt. inmates no longer locked down
MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — A longer-than-usual lockdown ended earlier this month at a Kentucky prison housing inmates from Vermont and officials said there are plans to change how the facility monitors inmates there.
10, Mar 2014 - Ky. gay married couples must wait for name changes
Kentucky is under a judge's order to recognize same-sex marriages performed in other states and countries.
10, Mar 2014 - Lumbard returned to federal prison
Just before 4:30 a.m. Tuesday, St. Joseph County Sheriff Brad Balk and Undersheriff Mark Lillywhite left Centreville, bound for Kentucky, as they returned Nathan Lumbard to federal prison.
10, Mar 2014 - Washington, KY AG: Kentucky won't appeal order on gay marriage
Kentucky's attorney general announced Tuesday that he won't appeal an order to recognize same-sex marriages from other states and countries and he will allow a judge's ruling take effect March 20.
10, Mar 2014 - Adair, KY Ky. woman convicted in family slayings found dead
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) -- A southern Kentucky woman convicted and sentenced to life in prison for plotting the death of her family two decades ago has been found dead in her prison cell. Department of Corrections spokeswoman Lisa Lamb says employees at the Kentucky Correctional Institute for Women in Pewee Valley found Meg Wellnitz Appleton at about 7 a.m. EST Wednesday. Lamb says the death ...
10, Mar 2014 - Overruled: Gov. Says Kentucky Will Appeal Same-Sex Marriage Order
Attorney Gen. Jack Conway won't defend state laws that bar recognition of same-sex marriages. So Gov. Steve Beshear says he'll bring in outside counsel to represent the state. Both men are Democrats.