Jefferson County

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The Jefferson County Attorney’s office will no longer prosecute some of the lowest-level marijuana possession cases, County Attorney Mike O’Connell announced Wednesday.

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Kentucky lawmakers have advanced a bill that would ask the state’s health cabinet to review its response to a deadly hepatitis A outbreak in Kentucky.

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A Kentucky bar owner says some white nationalists pepper-sprayed her general manager and harassed people attending a Democratic Socialists of America meeting.

Parents Weigh In On The Next JCPS Superintendent

Jan 22, 2018
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Jefferson County Public Schools has narrowed the search for the district’s next superintendent down to two candidates, and parents have some thoughts on what that next leader should do.

J. Tyler Franklin

A Jefferson County grand jury has declined to return an indictment in connection with the sex scandal involving the University of Louisville men’s basketball program.

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A bill that would put an end to Louisville’s anti-segregation busing policy is likely dead, a top supporter of the measure said Tuesday afternoon.

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Republican Gov. Matt Bevin and his wife, Glenna, have paid their property taxes and nearly $2,000 in penalties for paying the bill late.

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Officials have announced that the new Ohio River bridge in eastern Jefferson County will open to traffic on Sunday, Dec. 18.

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A new report says Kentucky's population is expected to increase more than 10 percent between 2015 and 2040, with Jefferson and Fayette counties projected to remain the most populous.

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The head of the Jefferson County Republican Party is defending Donald Trump’s claim that the media is “rigging” the election against the GOP nominee.