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Except for some emergency situations, most in-person court proceedings in Kentucky are now halted through May 31, under orders handed down Tuesday by the state Supreme Court.
COVID-19 impact reaches more aspects of daily life.
For years, some Kentucky lawmakers have complained that circuit judges in Frankfort wield too much power in deciding big legal cases. On Monday, Republican lawmakers started advancing a bill aimed at spreading those cases to other judges across the state.
With Republican Mitch McConnell leading the way in the Senate, President Donald Trump is seeking to put his imprint on the federal judiciary for generations to come.
Supreme Court Justice Neil Gorsuch has espoused a limited role for judges in a speech in the hometown of Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, who championed his confirmation.
The vacancy is in the 1st Division of the circuit court judgeship in Bourbon, Scott and Woodford counties.
Lexington's next generation of entrepreneurs faced off in a "Shark Tank" style competition on Wednesday.
The Kentucky Supreme Court is considering a case that could determine what power, if any, judges have to dismiss a jury because it lacks diversity.
Kentucky lawmakers have resisted trends to restrict domestic violence offenders' access to guns.
Judges in Boyd County are taking steps to connect veterans with help they may need in northeastern Kentucky.