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Western Kentucky University is asking a court to put its lawsuit against the student newspaper on hold.  WKU is suing the College Heights Herald over an open records request into the school’s sexual misconduct investigations. 

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Next month’s Kentucky Derby will draw thousands of guests to Louisville, but not all of them will come willingly. As this year’s Kentucky Derby approaches, Attorney General Andy Beshear said his office is ramping up efforts to identify and prosecute human traffickers.  

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Voting is under way for Kentucky Attorney General Andy Beshear's video contest aimed at raising awareness of sexual assault on college campuses. Beshear said the competition is about students protecting each other from campus sexual assault.

 

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A bill that would take away some powers from the attorney general and give them to the governor likely will not pass this session. 

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  Kentucky Attorney General Andy Beshear brought his campus sexual assault awareness effort to Murray State Monday. Beshear recently launched a video contest called ‘Voice of Justice.’

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Republican lawmakers in Kentucky want to limit how much money outside attorneys hired by the state can earn in complex cases, a move Democratic Attorney General Andy Beshear says would have the state sending rookies to battle against the pros. 

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The Kentucky attorney general's office says state police violated the state's open-records law by refusing to turn over a copy of bodycam video from the fatal shooting of a suspect by municipal police.

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As Veterans Day approaches, Kentucky Attorney General Andy Beshear is warning Kentuckians to be cautious of scams targeting service members. Nearly 330,000 veterans in Kentucky could be at risk.

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Advocates of survivors of sexual assault are hailing passage of the SAFE Act during the current Kentucky legislative session. The Sexual Assault Forensic Exam measure addresses a backlog of more than 3,000 untested rape kits and calls for more training and data collection.

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Attorney General Andy Beshear has hired another veteran of his father's administration to replace Tim Longmeyer, the former deputy attorney general who resigned and is now facing federal bribery charges.

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