Barren County Sheriff Chris Eaton and his two of his deputies will not go on trial as scheduled this month. According to an order by U.S. District Judge Joseph McKinley, the August 27th trial has been postponed until December 3rd.
The widow of a former legislator who died after breaking up a fight at the southeastern Kentucky high school where he taught says charges against the teens involved in the fight were increased Tuesday but no additional sentence will be imposed.
Kentucky Senator Rand Paul says he will use procedural tactics to delay future spending votes unless his bill on aid to Pakistan gets an up-or-down vote. The Bowling Green Republican is pushing a measure that would cut U.S. financial assistance to Pakistan, unless that country frees a doctor who helped the C.I.A. track down Osama Bin Laden.
A new mosque in Tennessee that had been the subject of a lawsuit, arson, vandalism and a bomb threat will open for prayers for the first time on Friday. Islamic Center of Murfreesboro board member Saleh Sbenaty said Tuesday that Rutherford County officials issued a temporary occupancy permit that will allow use of the building while the final permit is pending.