Rita Creech, 46, pleaded guilty Friday to criminal facilitation to commit attempted robbery and wanton endangerment, Commonwealth’s Attorney David Smith said. She was initially indicted on a charge of complicity to attempted robbery.
U.S. District Judge Amul R. Thapar was confirmed Thursday to a seat on the federal appeals bench. Thapar has been a judge in the Eastern District of Kentucky since 2007, and was the federal prosecutor for the region before that.
U.S. Rep. Andy Barr filed a bill Thursday that would ban race day medication for Thoroughbreds, quarter horses and standardbred horses and create federal oversight of uniform medication rules at every racetrack in the nation.
A woman from Eminence was arrested and charged with murder and driving under the influence after a fatal crash in Henry County. Alora Davila, 27, was driving on Lake Jericho Road in Smithfield when she crossed the center line and hit another vehicle head on at about 3:30 p.m. Wednesday, state police said.
A woman who took part in a scheme to file $3.2 million worth of false federal tax returns has been sentenced to three years in prison. Bonnie Sue Fleenor, 33, and others used the identities of Tennessee prison inmates in filing fake returns, according to acting U.S. Attorney Carlton Shier IV.
Three people, including two children, were injured Wednesday morning when a truck struck an Amish buggy on U.S. 31W near Sonora. All of the passengers in the buggy were ejected and hospitalized. The horse leading the buggy suffered serious injuries and had to be euthanized at the scene.
William Anderson was charged with murder in the 2011 death of Bob Wiggins in Bell County. In 2016, Anderson was acquitted of all charges. During the years he was held in jail before trial, Anderson's children grew and some of his immediate family members died. On Monday, Anderson and his attorney announced that he had filed a lawsuit against the police agencies that charged him.
Man acquitted of murder discusses what the charges, jail time cost him
Student chose Alice Lloyd College to 'graduate with as little debt as possible'
Small campus, connection with teachers attracted student to Alice Lloyd College
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