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Judge rebukes Frankfort police for sexual misconduct, lack of supervision in murder probe

Franklin Circuit Judge Phillip Shepherd delivered a scathing rebuke of the Frankfort Police Department for what he called a pattern of unethical behavior, sexual misconduct and lack of supervision in a 2015 homicide investigation. Shepherd’s comments came in an order Thursday unsealing documents containing allegations made by Meisha Nichols, who was indicted in the 2015 stabbing death of 66-year-old Thomas Ellison.

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3 die after van blows tire on I-64

Three people died and one man was seriously injured after a Ford passenger van crashed shortly before 7 a.m. Wednesday on Interstate 64 in Franklin County, police said Wednesday.

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More details about Franklin County double homicide investigation released

Franklin County Sheriff Pat Melton talks Monday about the slayings of two women, including a mom of three, found in a house on Pea Ridge Road Friday. "We may never know what the motive was," he said.
McKenna Horsley mhorsley@herald-leader.com
More details about Franklin County double homicide investigation released 2:06

More details about Franklin County double homicide investigation released

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Frankfort Kroger fire captured on witness's video

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