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On Friday, federal prosecutors charged former R. Kelly manager Donnell Russell with calling in a gun threat to a New York advance screening of the Lifetime television docuseries Surviving R. Kelly in December 2018.

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In one of his last acts before leaving office, Governor Matt Bevin has pardoned a Kentucky man convicted of sexually abusing his young stepdaughter. The man is serving a life sentence stemming from the alleged crime 20 years ago.

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More than a decade after the Southern Baptist Convention rejected the idea of creating a database of ministers credibly accused of sexual abuse, leaders said on Monday night the possibility is on the table.

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A report issued Friday by the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Louisville says 22 of its priests have been “credibly accused” of child sexual abuse dating back more than 70 years.

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A jury in Kentucky has convicted a former assistant basketball coach and instructional assistant at Bowling Green High School of a child sex charge.


A Catholic diocese in Kentucky has permanently suspended a priest accused of sexual abuse.

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A Kentucky magistrate candidate has been indicted on charges of child pornography, sexual abuse and retaliating against a witness.


  A former assistant soccer coach at Madisonville North Hopkins High School is being sentenced to 5 years in prison after an inappropriate sexual relationship with a minor player.

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A former U.S. attorney says his team has completed a special investigation into a Kentucky city's handling of a child sex abuse scandal within a police program.

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The father of three daughters who say they were sexually abused by disgraced doctor Larry Nassar lunged at him in a Michigan courtroom Friday, before being tackled to the ground by sheriff's deputies.

A dramatic video of the incident shows Randall Margraves at first standing calmly and calling Nassar a "son of a bitch." The judge says she understands his anger but asks him not to use profanity.