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Former Inmates File Federal Lawsuit Against Jail

Posted: 07/27/2007 - Some former inmates of the Laurel County jail file a federal lawsuit after they say they contracted infectious diseases while in jail. In the suit they blame overcrowding and unsanitary conditions.

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Small Plane Crashes In Pulaski County

Updated: 07/27/2007 - Officials in southeastern Kentucky say the pilot of a single-engine plane has been found dead after the plane crashed.

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Darby Mine Owners Say They Are Not Liable For Explosion

Updated: 07/27/2007 - The sole survivor of the Darby Mine explosion and some widows of the men who died in the blast last May were in court Thursday. Attorneys for the Mine Operator Ralph Napier and coal owners Jericol Mining asked a judge to dismiss them from that lawsuit saying they aren't liable.

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Escaped Inmate Back Behind Bars

Updated: 07/26/2007 - He's back in jail after police say he overpowered a guard and escaped in his vehicle. Police say they found Jeremy Franks Thursday morning at Cumberland Manor Apartments hiding in his girlfriend's closet.

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Eastern Kentucky Referee Arrested

Updated: 07/27/2007 - An Eastern Kentucky referee has been arrested in Breathitt County after police say he was trying to solicit a minor for sex online.

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ICG Increases Size Of Debt Offering

Posted: 07/26/2007 - International Coal Group said Thursday it's expanding a previously announced convertible debt offering to as much as $225 million.

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Second Person Pleads Guilty In Crack Cocaine Syndicate

Posted: 07/26/2007 - Issac Leon Sanders, 32, of Somerset pled guilty to engaging in organized crime as well as two counts of first-degree trafficking in a controlled substance at a hearing in Pulaski Circuit Court on Thursday, July 26, according to Commonwealth's Attorney Eddy F. Montgomery.

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Former Big Sandy Inmate Indicted on Murder, Assault, Possession of Weapon Charges

Posted: 07/26/2007 - A former inmate at United States Penitentiary Big Sandy, Terrell Lamar Johnson, was indicted today by a federal grand jury for murder, assault resulting in serious bodily injury, and possession of a weapon in prison, all in relation to an altercation that occurred last year at the prison.

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Eastern Kentucky Soldier Returns Home

Updated: 07/25/2007 - An Eastern Kentucky soldier says he's thrilled to be home after serving in Iraq for parts of the last five years.

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Former Funeral Home Director Arraigned

Posted: 07/25/2007 - He's supposed to help people in times of need but instead, one former funeral home director is accused of taking their money.

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Senate Panel To Take Up Anti-Smoking Bill Wednesday

Posted: 07/25/2007 - A Senate panel is nearing a vote on a proposal to put tobacco under Food and Drug Administration regulation despite objections that such a move would only entrench the market position of the nation's No. 1 tobacco company.

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