Los Angeles Woman Sentenced to 168 Months for Drug Trafficking and Money Laundering / Five Others Pleaded Guilty to Crimes Related to Nationwide Scheme

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LEXINGTON, KY A Los Angeles woman, Katherine E. Matthews, 41, was sentenced in federal court on Friday, to 168 months in prison, by U.S. District Judge Karen Caldwell, for conspiring to distribute cocaine and marijuana, along with conspiring to commit money laundering offenses.

Detroit, Michigan Man Sentenced to 148 Months for Fentanyl Trafficking Conspiracy

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LEXINGTON, KY- A Detroit, Michigan, man, Dayquan Dejon Johnson, 23, was sentenced in federal court on Friday to 148 months in prison, by Chief U.S. District Judge Danny Reeves, for conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute 40 grams or more of fentanyl and aiding and abetting possession with intent to distribute fentanyl.

14 arrests during “War on Drugs” investigations throughout Laurel County in Southeastern Ky.

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LONDON, KY (October 2, 2020) - Laurel County Sheriff John Root is reporting that: Laurel Sheriff's detectives, deputies, and bailiff's arrested 14 individuals overnight October 1, 2020 while conducting drug investigations all over Laurel County.

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Teen Prodigy earns Master’s Degree from University of the Cumberlands

WILLIAMSBURG, KYKamal Yerra, a 15-year old from Fort Mill, South Carolina, has completed a master’s degree program at University of the Cumberlands. It is his second college degree, and the prodigy is nearing completion of a third.

Deputies dispatched to an out-of-control male allegedly armed with an axe arrest man off Tom Cat Trail in Laurel County, Ky.

LONDON, KY - Laurel County Sheriff John Root is reporting that: Laurel Sheriff's K-9 Shift Sgt. Gary Mehler along with Deputy Travis Napier, Deputy Brent France and Deputy Dustin Saylor arrested Donald A. Elkins age 52 of London on Tuesday evening September 29, 2020 at approximately 5:29 PM.

McConnell Praises Judge Barrett and Denounces Attacks on Judicial Independence

‘Judge Barrett understands a judge’s only loyalties must be to our laws and our Constitution. She understands our system would collapse if judges do not leave politics aside. If the Democratic Party feels differently, if Democrats have decided that judicial independence is simply an inconvenience to their radical agenda, it just shows how little weight we should afford their criticisms of this outstanding nominee.’

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Judge Amy Coney Barrett with U.S. 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 the nomination of Judge Amy Coney Barrett to be Associate Justice of the United States Supreme Court:


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