A Midway man who pleaded guilty to driving a man accused of killing a 39-year-old Frankfort woman to the scene of the crime and helping to dispose of the murder weapon was sentenced Friday to five years of probation on the condition that he testifies in the case of the alleged gunman, Derek Garten.
A 39-year-old Frankfort woman accused of complicity to murder and cruelty to animals in the Sept. 4 shooting death of a local man and his dog pleaded not guilty to the charges in Franklin County Circuit Court on Friday.
Editor's note: This article was updated at 5 p.m. Tuesday with comments from the Franklin County Board of Education chair and information on Kopp's arraignment.
A Frankfort man accused of fatally shooting 24-year-old Coty Lee Brumback and his dog in a downtown parking garage last Wednesday was indicted on numerous charges, including murder, by a Franklin Circuit Court grand jury on Tuesday.
A Michigan man who fled to Franklin County while wanted on a murder charge in his home state has been sentenced to three years in prison for crimes he committed while laying low.
A Frankfort man convicted of repeatedly sexually abusing a 7-year-old girl over the course of almost a year was sentenced Friday to the maximum punishment allowed by state law.
A sex offender from Texas who relocated to Franklin County and a Frankfort man accused of passing out from heroin use in a Taco Bell parking lot were among the subjects of Tuesday’s grand jury proceedings.
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.
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 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 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.
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.
A former Kentucky National Guardsman accused of child molestation argued that he should get a lower bond because of his lengthy military service and lack of a criminal past.