Rep. Dan Johnson, a Republican state legislator in Kentucky facing sexual assault allegations, has died in an apparent suicide. Johnson was accused of of assaulting a teenage girl in 2013. Police investigated but closed the case and did not file charges.
Family members of 33-year-old Krystina Gilbert dug the remainder of an unfinished grave Thursday at Athens Boones Creek Cemetery because it was only 3-feet deep when they arrived at 1 p.m. for the 2 p.m. service, Roger Gilbert, Krystina’s husband, said. The cemetery caretaker now disputes the family's version of events.
A 10 foot public Hanukkah menorah was erected and lit within the Lexington-Fayette Urban County Government Center by Rabbi Shlomo Litvin of Chabad of The Bluegrass, to start the 1st night of Hanukkah and to symbolizing the message of religious freedom.
In our seven-part series, the Herald-Leader followed the first year of Frederick Douglass football from summer workouts to its final game. In this episode, you get a more personal look at two Broncos, Jefferson Harkless and Dayton LeBlanc, who have each played at multiple high schools.