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June 14, 2019 - 11:42 am

‘Justice by geography.’ Where you live in Kentucky often determines if you stay in jail. By Beth Musgrave and Daniel Desrochers June 14, 2019 Is Kentucky’s cash bail system fair? This defendant says no. Keith White speaks from the the Fayette County Detention...

June 7, 2019 - 2:29 pm

By Darla Carter | June 6, 2019 9:30 am Courtesy of Pixabay The Kentucky Supreme Court will hear arguments Thursday on whether the University of Kentucky should be allowed to use the state Department of Revenue to collect unpaid medical bills, a practice that...

May 17, 2019 - 3:16 pm

PRESTONSBURG, Ky. (LEX 18)– Attorneys for the former clients of Eric C. Conn have received more good news in court. According to attorney Ned Pillersdorf, a Floyd County County Circuit Judge ruled against the former attorney’s legal malpractice insurer to pay...

May 16, 2019 - 11:19 am

By Anna Baumann May 14, 2019 New data shows 21,400 Kentuckians have had Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) benefits taken away due to a recent state rule requiring adults without dependents or a disability report work hours over a certain...

May 15, 2019 - 10:40 am

May 14, 2019 - 4:48 pm

John Rosenberg receives the William Reece Smith Jr. Special Services to Pro Bono Award at the 2019 Equal Justice Conference in Louisville.

May 7, 2019 - 9:47 am

Associated Press 1:30 pm May 4, 2019 PRESTONSBURG, Ky. (AP) — Far from his soon-to-be home in Prestonsburg, a Jewish attorney and Holocaust survivor got a phone call that would change Eastern Kentucky forever. It was the summer of 1970. John Rosenberg and...

April 26, 2019 - 2:03 pm

Why do mountain folks detest attorneys? The answer is easy . Two words. One name . Eric Conn. Who can blame them? For the last four years thousands of mountain families have lived with this continuing dark cloud thanks to our neighbor who branded himself as “...

April 15, 2019 - 8:55 am

By Aimee Picchi April 10, 2019 / 5:00 AM / MoneyWatch A quarter of America's most rural counties have witnessed a jump in severely cost-burdened households. Rural counties with spikes in such households range from Maine to Oregon. Incomes in many rural areas...

April 8, 2019 - 2:37 pm

By Will Wright April 04, 2019 12:40 PM, Updated April 04, 2019 12:40 PM The extra bedroom in Alexia Ault’s home near Cumberland holds a child’s bed along one wall, a crib along another and a playset in the corner. Recently, though, this room where an infant...

March 8, 2019 - 10:11 am

By Elizabeth A. Davis March 07, 2019 06:41 PM, Updated March 07, 2019 06:41 PM Once on a first date, I talked about landlord-tenant law in Kentucky for 15 minutes. Fortunately, my now fiancé still asked me out on a second date. I love talking about landlord-...

January 22, 2019 - 9:21 am

Nancy and Rich Potter had the kind of marriage that made other couples jealous. He’d take her on spontaneous trips. She’d wear her Daisy Dukes just for him. Joyce Birman said her late husband, George, made a terrible first impression. It was his apology for...

January 16, 2019 - 1:16 pm

By Hillary Thornton |  Posted: Tue 4:09 PM, Jan 15, 2019  |  Updated: Wed 7:57 AM, Jan 16, 2019 LEXINGTON, Ky. (WKYT) - He admitted to defrauding the federal government out of $550 million and is currently serving a 27 year prison sentence. However, Eric...

January 16, 2019 - 1:16 pm

By Hillary Thornton |  Posted: Tue 4:09 PM, Jan 15, 2019  |  Updated: Wed 7:57 AM, Jan 16, 2019 LEXINGTON, Ky. (WKYT) - He admitted to defrauding the federal government out of $550 million and is currently serving a 27 year prison sentence. However, Eric...

December 18, 2018 - 9:17 am

December 18, 20185:00 AM ET Howard Berkes Facebook Twitter Huo Jingnan Robert Benincasa Twitter Greg Kelly at home in Delphia, Ky. A former coal miner, Kelly has an advanced stage of black lung disease known as complicated black lung or progressive...