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They jailed him for 14 months, then dropped the charge and billed him for the stay

Factory worker David Allen Jones spent 14 months locked in the Clark County jail, charged with a heinous crime — downloading child pornography — before prosecutors finally dropped the charge, … Click to Continue »

Could a restaurant tax help Kentucky cities fix budget woes? Why some are opposed

A bill backed by the mayors of Kentucky’s two largest cities would give more cities and counties the option of imposing a local restaurant tax. House Bill 470, filed by … Click to Continue »

‘Prepared to close.’ How Kentucky schools might respond to coronavirus.

With the threat of coronavirus increasing in the United States, Kentucky’s interim education commissioner reminded district superintendents Thursday that the decision to shut down schools might be out of their … Click to Continue »

Kentucky Democrats call on GOP senator to resign after comments about drag queens

The Kentucky Democratic Party Thursday called on Sen. Phillip Wheeler, R-Pikeville, to resign after he showed a crowd of voters a picture of Gov. Andy Beshear with a group of … Click to Continue »

Trump’s new tariffs will begin Sunday — here’s what they mean for your wallet

The U.S.-China trade war is set to enter a new phase, one expected to be so costly that it will take away much of what Americans gained from the 2017 … Click to Continue »

Lawmakers who expand abortion rights can’t receive communion, Illinois bishop says

An Illinois bishop has barred two top Democratic state lawmakers from receiving Holy Communion in the Springfield diocese because of their support for legislation that would expand abortion rights. House … Click to Continue »

Jury: Vermont man guilty of murder in wrong-way crash

A Vermont jury on Wednesday found a wrong-way driver who claimed he was on a secret mission guilty of murder in the deaths of five teenagers killed on an interstate … Click to Continue »

4 Kentucky men charged in child predator sting

Kentucky Attorney General Andy Beshear says four men have been charged in a child predator sting. Beshear announced in a news release the arrests last week of 23-year-old Jarrett Hoskins, … Click to Continue »

Egypt says clashes kill 7 troops, 59 militants in Sinai

Egypt says at least seven troops, including an officer, have been killed in clashes with militants in recent operations in restive northern Sinai Peninsula. The military said in a statement … Click to Continue »

Cow that survives slaughterhouse gives birth

A cow that escaped a truck bound for the slaughterhouse in New Jersey has given birth. Skylands Animal Sanctuary and Rescue in Wantage Township says Brianna gave birth to a … Click to Continue »

Autopsy set for migrant girl, 7, who died in border custody

Immigration officials say an autopsy will be performed to determine the cause of death of a 7-year-old migrant girl who suffered seizures in custody and later died. Officials say the … Click to Continue »

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