Air Quality Warning Issued for Kentucky as Dust Plume Targets Southern United States

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FRANKFORT, Ky. (June 27, 2020) – On Friday, the Kentucky Department for Public Health (KDPH) Commissioner Dr. Steven Stack warned Kentuckians that air quality in the state may be poor this weekend and into next week. An enormous cloud of dry and dusty air that originated over the Sahara Desert will move across the southern United States over the next three to seven days.

Police locate & recover a stolen Classic 72' Chevy pick-up in southeast Kentucky

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BARBOURVILLE, KY - The Knox County Sheriff's Department is reporting that: On Friday, May 8, 2020 Knox County Deputy SGT Carl Frith responded to a report of a vehicle theft from a residence on Highway 223 in Flat Lick.

Two wanted suspects apprehended by Police in southern Kentucky

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LONDON, KY (June 25, 2020) - Laurel County Sheriff John Root is reporting that: Laurel Sheriff's Detective James Sizemore along with Detective Bryon Lawson arrested two individuals on Thursday morning June 25, 2020 at approximately 11:24 AM.

KSP Charges Franklin County Man With Child Sexual Exploitation Offenses

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Timothy Riggs/Franklin County Detention Center

FRANKFORT, KY  On June 24, 2020, the Kentucky State Police Electronic Crime Branch arrested Tim Riggs, 63, on charges related to child sexual abuse material.

London, Ky. Woman Sentenced to 18 Months for Drug Trafficking and Identity Theft

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LONDON, KY A London woman, Wilma Thompson, 41, was sentenced in on Friday, to 18 months in federal prison, by U.S. District Judge Claria Horn Boom, for obtaining a controlled substance through the registration of another and identity theft.

McConnell on Democrats' Plan to Block Police Reform: "The American People Deserve an Outcome"

I hope our colleagues reconsider and let the Senate consider police reform later today. If they do not, the next time another appalling incident makes our nation sick to its stomach with grief and anger yet again, Senate Democrats can explain to the nation why they made sure the Senate did nothing.'

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Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) delivered the following remarks today on the Senate floor regarding police reform:


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