Past and current Franklin County Jailers, from left, Ted Hammermeister, Rick Rogers and Jake Banta talk with Lt. Ashley Mulder during a retirement party for Rogers and swearing-in for Banta. Mulder, the granddaughter of Hammermeister, was also promoted to lieutenant. (Photo courtesy of Frank…
A Frankfort Police Department officer has pleaded guilty to criminal charges of stealing about $27,000 in gasoline from the city to fuel lawn equipment and his personal vehicle.
A private company contracted to provide medical services at the Franklin County Regional Jail has denied allegations in a lawsuit arising from the death of an inmate, including claims that the company “fabricated” documents after the man’s death.
An Alabama man faces charges that he stole a $22,000 radar from a former employer and almost crashed into an off-duty officer while hauling the equipment through Frankfort toward his home state.
A Richmond man has been indicted on felony charges after a domestic incident turned into what was tantamount to close-quarters chemical warfare, according to officials.
A former Franklin County Regional Jail inmate has filed a lawsuit claiming he was struck, had human waste rubbed in his face and was subjected to physical pain by a former chief deputy jailer who retired last year amid unrelated allegations of sexual misconduct.
Nebraska freshman and Western Hills graduate Wan'Dale Robinson won’t be charged with possession of marijuana, according to a report in the Lincoln (Nebraska) Journal Star.
A western Kentucky man who traveled to Frankfort with hopes of meeting two minors for a sexual encounter faces three years in prison.
Editor's note: This caption in the photo with this story was updated at 10:43 a.m. Thursday to state that Derek Garten was not the father of Margaret "Meg" Smith's son.
A Frankfort man accused in a domestic violence incident will be the first in the county prosecuted under Kentucky’s new strangulation law.
A Frankfort man facing 80 years in prison for sexually abusing a 7-year-old girl won’t be getting a second chance to plead his case in Franklin County Circuit Court.
A Lawrenceburg inmate who escaped after treatment at Frankfort Regional Medical Center could face charges of assaulting an officer in connection with his means of escape, authorities said.
A Lawrenceburg prisoner who escaped from custody Thursday after being treated at Frankfort Regional Medical Center for injuries he sustained while trying previously to flee arrest was again captured Thursday in Shelbyville.
A judge has denied a request for a lower bond by a former Kentucky National Guardsman accused of child molestation, saying the charges are too serious.
Facing 80 years in prison after being convicted of sexually abusing a 7-year-old girl, a Frankfort man has asked for a new trial by claiming the prosecution’s closing arguments unduly influenced the jury's decision.
Frankfort police have launched a separate investigation into whether the alleged use of a police gas card to fuel an officer’s personal vehicle warrants criminal charges, according to city documents.
Troopers will be paying specific attention to certain areas at certain times in the coming days throughout Franklin County and neighboring counties, according to a news release.
A Franklin County Regional Jail inmate has been indicted on charges of smuggling deadly narcotics into the correctional facility, allegedly leading to the overdose death of another inmate.
The estate of a Frankfort man who died while incarcerated has filed a lawsuit against the Franklin County Regional Jail, alleging that negligence led to the inmate’s death from drug withdrawal.