Kentucky News Articles


GOVERNOR SUBPOENEAD TO TESTIFY BEFORE A SPECIAL GRAND JURY - August 22, 2005 - Nine former or current state officials under indictment. An administration described by prosecutors as running a "corrupt political machine." This summer in Kentucky's capital city has been one of dizzying developments played out in courtrooms and through government e-mails and memos that have become public. What has emerged out of that complicated paper trail is a storyline of a new administration inundated by supporters' job requests and of ambitious aides eager to please. The saga began with complaints about the way Gov. Ernie Fletcher's administration hired state road supervisors and backhoe operators.

 
Ex-Jailer Pleads Guilty to Beating Inmate - February 1, 2003 - A former deputy jailer pleaded guilty to assaulting an inmate who died of his injuries nearly a month later. 

 
MERRY CHRISTMAS KENTUCKY! - December 24, 2002 - CONDITIONAL COMMUTATION OF SENTENCES TO ALL PEACE OFFICERS OF
THE COMMONWEALTH OF KENTUCKY

 
Governor Patton orders 567 prisoners set free. Release is first of several to save money  - December 18, 2002 - In a rare step to help balance the state budget, Gov. Paul Patton yesterday ordered the release of 567 inmates this week from the state prison system. 


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