Kentucky Attorney General

Updated at 2:53 p.m. ET

The city of Louisville, Ky., announced a $12 million settlement Tuesday in a wrongful death lawsuit filed by the family of Breonna Taylor.

The settlement also includes a series of police reforms to be adopted by the Louisville Metro Police Department, including establishing a housing incentive program to encourage officers to live in low-income neighborhoods within the city.

Other changes to police tactics include creating a clearer command structure when executing warrants at multiple locations.

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Kentucky’s candidates for attorney general squared off in their first televised debate Monday night, arguing over each other’s experience and how the office should treat potentially unconstitutional laws passed by the legislature.

Daniel Cameron

A judge says that Republican attorney general candidate Daniel Cameron will appear on the November ballot, ruling against a lawsuit that claimed Cameron did not have the required years of experience for the office.

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A Republican state senator in Kentucky has filed to run for Attorney General a few hours after his colleague withdrew.

Daniel Jay Cameron via Facebook

A former lawyer for U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell says he intends to campaign for Kentucky attorney general.

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Kentucky Attorney General Andy Beshear said Wednesday his office has secured $152,000 from a multistate settlement involving a pharmaceutical company. 

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  The criminal division of the Attorney General’s office has launched a wide-scale probe into the University of Louisville Foundation, the nonprofit that manages the public university’s nearly $800 million endowment.

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The Kentucky Office of the Attorney General is warning of an email scam that uses “spoof government employee email addresses” to defraud Kentuckians. 

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Western Kentucky University is asking a court to put its lawsuit against the student newspaper on hold.  WKU is suing the College Heights Herald over an open records request into the school’s sexual misconduct investigations. 

Andy Beshear, official photo

Next month’s Kentucky Derby will draw thousands of guests to Louisville, but not all of them will come willingly. As this year’s Kentucky Derby approaches, Attorney General Andy Beshear said his office is ramping up efforts to identify and prosecute human traffickers.  

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