A former cheerleader for the Cincinnati Bengals will avoid jail time in pleading guilty to charges in the student-sex case against her. Sarah Jones admitted in court Monday to having sex with a 17-year-old student at the northern Kentucky school where she was a teacher. She pleaded guilty to sexual misconduct and custodial interference.
A Florida physician will be scheduled to be arraigned this week in federal court in Kentucky for charges that she engaged in a conspiracy with two men to illegally distribute prescription narcotics in northeastern Kentucky.
Notices are going out in the mail to an estimated 37,000 Tennessee borrowers who may be eligible for payment under a $25 billion national mortgage foreclosure settlement. Eligible borrowers will be receiving claim forms in the mail this month and Attorney General Bob Cooper of Tennessee urged residents to complete the forms and return them by the January 18, 2013 deadline.
A Kentucky man who spent about nine years in prison before being cleared in a deadly shooting and robbery has settled a civil rights lawsuit with the city of Louisville for $8.5 million. Edwin Arnell Chandler of Louisville had been convicted in the September 28, 1993 shooting death of 25-year-old Brenda Whitfield during a robbery at a Chevron Food Mart.