A jury has awarded $300,000 to police officer in Kentucky who filed a whistleblower lawsuit against his department, saying he was demoted for challenging police leadership and sharing information with local government leaders.
Six Roman Catholic dioceses in Pennsylvania joined the list this week of those around the U.S. that have been forced to face the ugly truth about child-molesting priests in their midst. But in dozens of other dioceses, there has been no reckoning.
A former longtime bishop of the Lexington Catholic Diocese has been accused of preventing the expulsion of a few priests in Pennsylvania where a grand jury exposed the systematic abuse of children, according to multiple reports.
Gov. Matt Bevin says Kentucky's counties cannot continue to afford rising pension obligations, and says they'll be "screwed" financially if the state's Supreme Court invalidates a new law making changes to the state's struggling pension systems.