Kentucky News

Priest’s Sex Abuse Trial Scheduled

Posted On November 21, 2014

(Brandenburg, KY) -- The priest accused of sexually abusing a boy in the 1970s will go on trial next year. A Meade County judge set Father Joseph Hemmerle's trial for September, one-year after he was indicted on sexual abuse and sodomy charges. Hemmerle was a teacher and coach at Trinity High School in Louisville after…

Man Facing 500-Plus Child Porn Counts

Posted On November 21, 2014

(Bardstown, KY) -- A Nelson County man is behind bars, facing more than 500 child pornography charges. Jeffery Lugenbeal was indicted this week for possession and viewing child pornography. Bardstown police say Lugenbeal was caught by detectives who traced the downloading of child porn to his home computer.

Teachers Hope To Keep Pensions Solvent

Posted On November 21, 2014

(Frankfort, KY) -- The Teachers' Retirement System wants Kentucky to issue lots of money in bonds. Teachers say the dollars would help stabilize their pension plan. The proposal would reduce taxpayer cost of wrestling with 13-billion dollars in unfunded liabilities.

Fort Campbell Losing Aviation Brigade

Posted On November 21, 2014

(Fort Campbell, KY) -- The 159th Combat Aviation Brigade at Fort Campbell is going out of business. The announcement made yesterday brought fearful rumors to reality. The brigade's 24-hundred soldiers will be reassigned. Loss of the troops will result in a drastic economic impact on the community.

Phony Money In Three Counties

Posted On November 21, 2014

(London, KY) -- Laurel County Sheriff's deputies in London say fake money is being passed around in three counties. State Police troopers are collecting counterfeit 50-dollar bills. Lawmen are looking for two men and two women believed to be using funny money in Laurel, Knox, and Whitley counties.