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Kentucky State Police are gathering to remember their fellow troopers and officers who have died in the line of duty.



  Kentucky’s Justice Secretary says he’s not giving up on criminal justice reforms becoming a reality during this year’s legislative session.


Kentucky's top public safety official says the state's prisons will run out of space by May 2019, possibly forcing the early release of thousands of nonviolent inmates as the state continues to grapple with the effects of a nationwide opioid epidemic. 

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Kentucky Justice and Public Safety Cabinet Secretary John Tilley said on Monday his cabinet is awarding nearly two million dollars in grants to applicants to combat violence against women. 

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The majority whip of the state Senate says he wants to expand Kentucky’s felony expungement law to allow people convicted of selling small amounts of marijuana to apply to clear their record after 10 years.

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The Secretary of Kentucky’s Justice and Public Safety Cabinet says he’s thrilled with the impact of the state’s needle exchange programs.

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Justice officials in Kentucky say federal grants are available for programs that offer services to victims of violent crimes.

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Margie Beitz’s son had been gone nearly two weeks when she decided to file a court petition labeling him a runaway.

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The Mayfield Youth Development Center is taking part in Governor Matt Bevin’s statewide initiative to cut down on recidivism while producing skilled workers.

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One year ago today, 16-year-old Gynnya McMillen died alone in a locked room inside a Kentucky juvenile detention center.