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Attorney disputes claim that paralyzed deputy got $1M

Sep. 12, 2019 1:52 AM EDT

GEORGETOWN, Ky. (AP) — An attorney for a Kentucky deputy paralyzed by friendly fire is disputing a claim that the community has since provided his client with $1 million, a new home and a new car. News outlets report attorney Elliott Miller released a statement Tuesday to counter the claims made by...

Kentucky sheriff's deputy sues after he was shot by officer

Sep. 7, 2019 12:05 PM EDT

LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — A Kentucky sheriff's deputy is suing a city and its police department after he was paralyzed in a shooting. The Lexington Herald-Leader reports that Scott County sheriff's deputy Jaime Morales claims the Georgetown Police Department did not properly train members of a special response...

Official: Kentucky student found with loaded gun, arrested

Aug. 29, 2019 10:41 AM EDT

GEORGETOWN, Ky. (AP) — A Kentucky school official says a resource officer found a student with a loaded gun in his waistband after another student tipped off the principal. News outlets report the 15-year-old was taken into custody Wednesday after being disarmed by Officer Ben Martin. The student goes to...

Deputy says Kentucky man shot by grandson dies

Aug. 9, 2019 10:20 AM EDT

GEORGETOWN, Ky. (AP) — Authorities say a Kentucky man who was shot by his 17-year-old grandson has died. News outlets report 79-year-old Richard Barkley was shot on July 31 in Scott County by his grandson. Sgt. Eddie Hart with the Scott County Sheriff's Office says Barkley died Thursday at the University...

Police say man punched protester outside Trump rally in Ohio

Aug. 2, 2019 6:10 PM EDT

CINCINNATI (AP) — A Kentucky man is accused of punching a protester outside an Ohio rally for President Donald Trump. Court records show 29-year-old Dallas Frazier, of Georgetown, was arrested Thursday night and charged with misdemeanor assault. He pleaded not guilty Friday but remained jailed in...