A Boyd County Circuit Court judge recommended a grand jury investigation Friday after the Boyd County Detention Center failed to notify law enforcement after officials mistakenly released an inmate last week.
A standoff at Bryan Station Inn in Lexington on Friday led to the arrest of Derek Garten, who is charged with the murder of Margaret Smith in Frankfort. Franklin County Sheriff Pat Melton hopes the arrest brings closure to Smith’s family.
Part of New Circle Road has been shut down in both directions for several hours Friday morning due to a police investigation at Bryan Station Inn. A man barricaded inside the motel is believed to be murder suspect Derek Garten, police said.
Special collections librarian BJ Gooch recounts the story of two thieves attacking her to steal parts of the special collections at Transylvania University's library. The story was the feature of the film American Animals, directed by Bart Layton.
Fayette County Public Schools Superintendent Manny Caulk talked about new measures to keep students safe at Frederick Douglass High School where a student accidentally shot himself with a gun he brought to school Friday.
Keith Eardley, Assistant Commonwealth's Attorney, played a 911 recording Monday during the murder trial of Ronald Exantus in Fayette County Circuit Court. Koral Tipton, 11, reported a man broke into her family's home. Her 6-year-old brother, Logan
Fugitive lawyer Eric C. Conn was convicted in a fraud scheme that could have cost the government more than $550 million in Social Security payments. Here's how the onetime king of Eastern Kentucky disability cases ended up on the FBI's most-wanted