A Federal Appeals court has upheld the convictions of two former attorneys serving time for scamming clients out of more than $94 million from a $200 million settlement over the diet drug known as fen-phen. The U.S. 6th Circuit Court of Appeals ruled today that a trial judge did not err in the case of 61 year old William Gallion and 57 year old Shirley Cunningham, Jr.
A proposal that seeks to lift a cap on contributions from political action committees is once again advancing in the Tennessee legislature. The measure sponsored by Rep. Glen Casada had been withdrawn. But the Franklin Republican revived the measure and the House State and Local Government Committee moved it out Monday on a 6-4 vote.
The Kentucky Supreme Court today has ruled that guns and other deadly weapons may be stored in a car's glove compartment while on a college campus in the state. The High Court's ruling came in the case of a graduate student from the University of Kentucky.
A worker has died after falling in an Eastern Kentucky mine Wednesday morning. Federal mine officials say the worker fell from a catwalk in the McCoy Elkhorn mine. The mine is located near the Mousie community in Knott County.
Franklin Circuit Judge Phillip Shepherd has ordered the state to consider changing how it executes prisoners by lethal injection. The Judge says Kentucky should consider using one drug instead of three.