Roughly 37 months after Margaret “Meg” Smith was murdered in her Meadow Glen home, Derek Garten, the Franklin County man charged in her 2018 shooting death, has entered a guilty but mentally ill plea to the three charges against him.
The former Franklin County Schools finance director indicted earlier this month on tax evasion charges was arraigned Friday in Franklin County Circuit Court.
A Frankfort man who was indicted on 124 child pornography charges last week is now accused of using a weapon of mass destruction.
A former Franklin County constable pleaded guilty Friday to one felony count of promoting prostitution and some misdemeanor charges.
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.
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 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 has pleaded not guilty to charges that he broke into a tattoo shop, drank top-shelf bourbon and ate food left at the business before pleasuring himself and falling asleep.