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Feds charge second person in connection with Kentucky overdoses

A second person has been charged as a source of the drugs responsible for some of the overdoses that occurred earlier this month in Jessamine County. Jerrod Doolin of Nicholasville was taken into federal custody late Sunday night on a charge of conspiracy to distribute heroin, according to an affidavit filed Tuesday in U.S. District Court in Lexington. Last week Jeffrey James Ruggiero was charged in U.S. District Court with possession of heroin with intent to distribute.

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New UofL board similar to board Bevin appointed last year

A defiant Gov. Matt Bevin has re-appointed a new board of trustees for the University of Louisville, using a new state law to resurrect an earlier proposal that had been blocked by a state judge and threatened the accreditation of one of the state's largest research institutions.

Scott County

Trial of man accused of killing his parents delayed

James Anthony Gray was charged with the 2007 murder of his parents. A new trail was scheduled to begin Tuesday but was postponed. According to Brian Hewlett, co-counsel for Gray’s defense team, the Commonwealth’s Attorney’s Office needs additional time to review evidence.

Education

UK graduate students organize ‘Trump Teach-In’ as inauguration looms

The inauguration of Donald Trump on Friday as the 45th president of the United States brings with it a host of questions about how his administration will handle a wide array of issues, including education, security, immigration and science. A group of graduate students at the University of Kentucky will explore those questions Tuesday during “A Teach-In on the Trump Presidency,” an afternoon of lectures and discussion about the future Trump presidency and what it could mean.

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EKU pedway reopens

The Eastern Kentucky University pedway over Lancaster Ave. reopened today after months of repair work. A large truck with an upright hydraulic hoist crashed into the pedway in September of last year.

Most Wanted

Lexington’s Most Wanted, Jan. 17, 2017

Lexington’s Most Wanted is a service of the Office of the Fayette County Sheriff and the Lexington Herald-Leader. (Like the sheriff’s office on Facebook.) Each week, a new photo gallery features mug shots of fugitives and information about them and warrants issued for their arrests.

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EKU pedway reopens

The Eastern Kentucky University pedway over Lancaster Ave. reopened today after months of repair work. A large truck with an upright hydraulic hoist crashed into the pedway in September of last year.
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