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3 Big Sandy USP employees indicted for civil rights violations

LONDON, Ky (WSAZ) - Three Bureau of Prisons employees of the United States Penitentiary Big Sandy were indicted Thursday for federal civil rights violations. A federal grand jury sitting in London, Ky., returned an indictment charging the following individuals: Samuel J. Patrick, 41, of West Van Lear, Ky.; Clinton L. Pauley, 40, of Ironton, Ohio; and Kevin C. Pearce, Jr., 37, of Inez, Ky. The defendants have been charged with violating an individual’s rights under the color of law and of falsifying records to impede an investigation.
LONDON, KY
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Former Kentucky state lawmaker pleads guilty to health care fraud

(The Center Square) – A former Kentucky state lawmaker and Republican gubernatorial candidate pleaded guilty Wednesday to federal health care fraud charges tied to a pharmacy he owned in Eastern Kentucky. Federal prosecutors say Robert Goforth knew a pharmacist at his Hometown Pharmacy in Manchester was committing fraud by...
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No Religious Freedom Problem with Court Approving One Parent's Choice of Religious School,

Mother and Father share joint custody of their daughter, A.R.K. ("child"), who has been at the center of a protracted legal dispute since the parties' separation in 2016. Relevant to the appeal, the parties could not reach an agreement as to where the child should attend kindergarten and petitioned the court to resolve the issue. Father's preferred choice was Seton Catholic School in Lexington, Kentucky. Mother wanted child to attend Berea Independent Community School … in Berea, Kentucky….
BEREA, KY
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3 Federal Prison Officers Accused of Civil Rights Violations

LONDON, Ky. (AP) — Three correctional officers at a federal prison in eastern Kentucky have been indicted on charges alleging civil rights violations, officials said. A federal grand jury in London returned an indictment Thursday charging the officers at U.S. Penitentiary Big Sandy in Inez with violating an individual’s rights under the color of law and of falsifying records to impede an investigation, according to a statement from U.S. Attorney Carlton S. Shier IV.
LONDON, KY
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Restrictions relaxed to move mobile housing to tornado victims

A state order was extended to suspend some restrictions on carriers moving mobile housing to western Kentucky tornado victims. The order means commercial drivers can drive beyond maximum limits and bypass weigh stations when transporting to affected areas. It also requires drivers to keep a copy of the order in...
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Beyond Criminal Headlines: Cheryl McHenry on Ryan Zimmerman

Following a six-year investigation, authorities have finally wrapped up the case surrounding the death of 22-year-old Ryan Zimmerman. Ryan’s story began in Corbin, Kentucky and tragically ended in Columbus, Ohio. It’s a story of transition, rejection and murder. Recently, Cox Media Group’s Nicole Bennett had the opportunity to speak with WHIO-TV’s Cheryl McHenry about Ryan’s case. She shared her incredible perspective on Ryan’s story, the diligent investigators who never gave up and astonishing details about how they were able to solve this mystery.
COLUMBUS, OH
Marshall County Daily

Kentucky State Police Investigation in Clay County Results in Guilty Plea of Former Deputy

Manchester, KY. (May 25, 2022) Former Clay County Sheriff’s Deputy, Brandon Edwards,30 of Manchester, pleaded guilty on Tuesday in Clay County Circuit Court. This guilty plea stems from an investigation that began in January of 2020. Edwards pleaded guilty to one (1) count of Unlawful use of electronic means to induce a minor to engage in sexual or other prohibited activities, a Class D Felony.
CLAY COUNTY, KY
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$8M ‘1 Clay County’ initiative aims to spur investment

MANCHESTER, Ky. — State and federal officials unveiled a $7.95 million 1 Clay County plan Monday, a package of new investments that will spur economic development in Clay County. The “1 Clay County” initiative feature unprecedented and coordinated investment by the federal and state government in projects focused on...
CLAY COUNTY, KY
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