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AP-KY--Kentucky News Digest 1:30 pm, KY

October 11, 2018

Here’s a look at how AP’s general news coverage is shaping up in Kentucky. Questions about coverage plans are welcome and should be directed to the AP-Louisville bureau at (502) 583-7718 or aplouisville@ap.org. Beth Campbell is on the desk. News editor Scott Stroud can be reached at sstroud@ap.org. A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change. Expected stories may not develop, or late-breaking and more newsworthy events may take precedence. If circumstances change before 6 p.m., a new digest will be sent reflecting those developments. All times are Eastern.

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Top Stories:


NEW YORK — A government witness at a college basketball corruption trial claims he made a secret $40,000 payment to the inner circle of a North Carolina State recruit.

In Brief:

—DEBIT CARD FRAUD CASES, from Williamsburg: A police department in Kentucky is investigating about 100 debit card fraud cases.

—POLICE HARASSMENT LAWSUIT, from McKee: A Kentucky man is suing three state police troopers who he says came to his home and harassed him after he complained about a traffic stop on social media.

—TRUMP VISIT-OPPOSITION, from Richmond: President Donald Trump’s planned visit to Eastern Kentucky University has sparked opposition at the school.

—ESCAPE ALERTS, from Frankfort: The Kentucky Department of Corrections says an automated system that alerts the public when inmates escape from prison is being expanded to include alerts when inmates escape halfway houses.

—FATAL SHOOTING-EXCESSIVE FORCE LAWSUIT, from Lexington: A federal judge has dismissed a lawsuit alleging excessive force was used by a Kentucky firefighter who fatally shot a man who had grabbed a police officer’s gun.

—FORT KNOX-GRADUATIONS, from Fort Knox: Fort Knox is hosting a unique graduation ceremony that will honor graduates from several different schools.


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