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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.

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UPDATE (7 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 18): Kentucky State Police reported that a second person, Daniel Raymond, of Shelbyville, died late Saturday night due to injuries he received from a multiple vehicle collision Saturday morning. Raymond was pronounced deceased at the University of Kentucky Hospita…

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A senior lecturer at the University of Kentucky will discuss proposals to establish a U.S. Space Force as an independent military service during a program at the Paul Sawyier Public Library Community Room at 6:30 p.m. on Monday.

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The Kentucky Public Service Commission approved the sale of eight small sewer systems, including one in Franklin County, to a Missouri-based company that promises to correct longstanding problems with a majority of the systems.

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The following calls were received by the Frankfort Police Department, Frankfort Fire and EMS and the Franklin County Sheriff’s Office on Wednesday:

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The National Weather Service in Louisville has issued a hazardous weather outlook for Franklin and surrounding counties for the upcoming week.

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Hoping to encourage Covington and Northern Kentucky bourbon tourists to trickle south and west to Frankfort and Bardstown, the three tourism commissions announced the launch of a new digital marketing initiative — Come Find Bourbon, with the first letter of the slogan representative of each …