A lawsuit has been filed in the school bus crash last month that killed two preschoolers in northern Kentucky. Independence lawyer Eric Deters filed the lawsuit Tuesday on behalf of the families of two children injured in the Oct. 29 crash.
A former Kentucky lawmaker serving life in prison for killing his one-time fiancee has been found liable in a wrongful death lawsuit filed by the victim's mother. The decision last month by Fayette Circuit Judge James Ishmael clears the way for the family of Amanda Ross to obtain damages from Steve Nunn.
A former eastern Kentucky school superintendent was sentenced Tuesday to two years in federal prison for leading a vote-buying conspiracy during the 2010 primary elections. U.S. District Judge Karen Caldwell also levied a $250,000 fine on 66-year-old Arch Turner during his sentencing in federal court in Lexington.
Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam has to decide by Friday his intentions regarding the setting up of a statewide health insurance exchange. The exchanges are required under the federal Affordable Care Act. States have to inform Washington by Friday whether they plan to establish their own health insurance exchanges, or whether they want the federal government to create an exchange for them.