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  A man who co-founded a local basketball program in Kentucky is accused of raping one of its teen players.

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The Kentucky House has passed a bill to expand rape statutes to include instances when older adults have sex with 16 or 17 year olds.

KATE HOWARD, KYCIR

 An Owensboro businessman charged with rape, sodomy, and bribery will have his case tried in Daviess County.

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A police official in Kentucky says all of the state's backlogged rape evidence kits have been tested. 

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A convicted rapist in Kentucky has been the first person indicted in authorities' statewide effort to test more than 3,000 old rape kits. 

Carrie Neumayer for KyCIR, via Louisville Public Media

A prominent western Kentucky businessman will stand trial this year in a shocking rape case. The defendant has connections in high places and the accuser has none. R.G. Dunlop and Kate Howard with The Kentucky Center for Investigative Reporting found that the actions of one public official are testing the credibility of the criminal justice system.

Madison County Detention Center

Eastern Kentucky University men’s basketball player Jaylen Babb-Harrison has been charged with first degree rape.   According to the Lexington Herald Leader, the 23-year-old is being held at the Madison County Detention Center. 

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A female high school teacher in Muhlenberg County has been charged with rape in the third degree of a minor. 

McCracken County jail

A Carlisle County woman is in jail on rape and sodomy charges stemming from her time as a substitute teacher.  

Kentucky State Police say Kasey Warren, 27, of Bardwell had sexual relations with two 16-year-old male students in McCracken County.  

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State Auditor Adam Edelen will host 13 meetings across Kentucky as part of an audit into the estimated thousands of untested rape kits in the state.

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