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Judge Declines To Reconsider Death Row Appeal

LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) - A federal judge has turned down a request from a Kentucky death row inmate to reconsider his request for a new trial and to overturn his death sentences in the slayings of three people in central Kentucky. U.S. District Judge David Bunning on Friday found that 55-year-old Mitchell Willoughby didn't raise any new issues in his...

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4 hours 53 seconds ago

Assault And Robbery Suspect Faces Judge

Lexington police have nabbed two men accused of holding up a Game Stop. One of those arrests led to a standoff. Friday, Duquion Baxter was in court briefly. The appearance was much shorter than the standoff that police say occurred during Baxter's arrest. Police say they tried to... Read Story

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4 hours 4 minutes ago

Ky. Man Escapes FSU Shooting

A school shooting at Florida State University sent hundreds of students running for cover early Wednesday. Now LEX 18 has learned that one of the men inside the crowded library at FSU was from Pulaski County. Among the hundreds crowded in the FSU library studying for exams were Joshua... Read Story

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13 hours 34 minutes ago

Ky. Colleges Graduate More As Financial Aid Dips

FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) - More students have graduated from Kentucky's public colleges and universities, but not as many as there could have been. A new report from the Council on Postsecondary Education shows state colleges and universities conferred more than 62,400 degrees and certificates in the 2012-13 school year,... Read Story

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14 hours 29 minutes ago

6 Counties Chosen For Post-Election Audit In Ky.

FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) - Attorney General Jack Conway says six Kentucky counties have been chosen in a random drawing to undergo independent inquires for any potential irregularities during this month's election. Conway said Thursday the counties are Owsley, Gallatin, Simpson, Bourbon, Metcalfe and Mercer. The post-election audits are... Read Story

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10 hours 59 minutes ago

Narco Culture Surrounded Slain Miss Honduras

SANTA BARBARA, Honduras (AP) - Maria Jose Alvarado expected some difficult questions about her country at the Miss World pageant in London, so the 19-year-old beauty queen enlisted a teacher to help her prepare. They reviewed the history of Honduras, including the military-backed coup in 2009 that sent the... Read Story

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12 hours 24 minutes ago

6 Wounded In Shooting Near Pittsburgh

CLAIRTON, Pa. (AP) - Six people have been wounded in an early morning shooting outside Pittsburgh. An emergency dispatch commander says the gunfire erupted around 3:30 a.m. Friday in Clairton. The commander says one victim was airlifted and two victims were taken by ambulance to a trauma center.... Read Story

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