The cold front has now crossed the Ohio River into Kentucky. This will work into central Ky over the next few hours. Temps will drop quickly behind this front with wind gusts hitting 35mph at times. Showers will mix with and change to snow later this evening.
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) - A federal magistrate judge is recommending that an appeal by two former Kentucky attorneys convicted of scamming more than 400 clients out of $94.6 million from a $200 million settlement over the diet drug fen-phen be rejected.
U.S. Magistrate Judge J. Gregory Wehrman issued an opinion Monday saying 63-year-old William Gallion and 59-year-old Shirley Cunningham either waited too long to present arguments or presented nothing new in their motions for a new trial filed late last year.
Gallion and Cunningham, the original owners of 2007 and 2008 Horse of the Year Curlin, are in federal prison.
Fen-phen was pulled from the market in 1997. Prosecutors say the lawyers illegally kept the bulk of the settlement, but made more money available to clients after the start of a federal criminal investigation.
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