At the Kentucky Jailers Association Summer Conference, Franklin County Deputy Jailer Sgt. Ashley Mulder was awarded the Deputy Jailer of the Year (Award of Merit).
Almost 20 years to the day that he started working with the Frankfort Police Department, Chuck Adams stood before a crowd of officers Thursday and had his wife, Becky, pin the badge of "Chief" upon his chest.
Last year, 52 children died in the U.S. after being left in a hot car, an increase of 21% over the previous year. Kentucky State Police said three of those cases happened in the commonwealth.
Western Hills graduate and Kentucky’s reigning Mr. Football, Wan’Dale Robinson, was cited by University of Nebraska police for possession of marijuana late Sunday night, according to a report in the Lincoln (Nebraska) Journal Star.
After a plea deal in the case of an alleged drug robbery turned double homicide fell through Friday, Circuit Judge Thomas Wingate left the bench to personally break up quarreling families in the hallway of the Franklin County Courthouse.
Two Frankfort brothers and a woman could be facing decades — and possibly life — in prison after a traffic stop yielded large quantities of deadly opioids along with other narcotics.
Franklin County sheriff’s deputies say they discovered a large amount of crystal methamphetamine and a stash of cash after following up on tips about possible drug trafficking at a house on Grant Street Saturday evening.
It’s part of a program provided by Thorn Hill Learning Center, 700 Leslie Ave., to give jail inmates a chance to complete their high school education. And this academic year, the non-profit set a record with 35 graduates from FCRJ alone, according to figures provided by the learning center.
A circuit judge will be considering whether an intoxicated driver convicted in the death of an 18-year-old passenger should be granted shock probation despite receiving what the judge said he considered a “fairly lenient sentence.”
An admitted accomplice to a string of robberies in 2017 that eventually resulted in the shooting death of a Hispanic immigrant at a gas station has been sentenced to more than two decades in prison.
The Franklin County Farmers Market is searching for a few dozen helpers to launch this year’s South Frankfort Food Share, a community-driven cooperative food-buying program that allows folks to purchase fresh, local vegetables on a sliding scale, on June 18.
Police are seeking charges against an unidentified man after a heated Memorial Day argument on the river led to him allegedly firing a rescue flare at a boat full of people, officers reported.
A Franklin County man indicted last month for an alleged domestic incident has also been charged with sending harassing messages to an ex-girlfriend and faces more than a hundred charges in the case, according to court records.
Jones had previously asked that the court dismiss her indictment, claiming she was defending herself at the time of the fatal stabbing. Jones claimed that Morris had put a $5,000 bounty “on her head” on Snapchat, a social media app, and she feared for her life. However, the court relied on eyewitness testimony that an argument leading up to the stabbing had nothing to do with a bounty, court records stated.