Josh Kegley, Lexington Herald Leader en Human Rights Panel Acts on Knox County, Richmond Cases <p><a href="">The Knox County Board of Education agreed</a> to pay a $52,000 settlement to a disabled woman who claimed she was discriminated against, the Kentucky Commission on Human Rights announced Wednesday.&nbsp;According to a news release from the agency, Knox County teacher Cathy Rhoden claimed she was harassed, denied a promotion and denied reasonable accommodations by the board. The board agreed to compensate Rhoden, as well as to provide training to board members and principals. The commission will monitor the board for compliance for one year.&nbsp;</p><p> Thu, 09 Aug 2012 13:41:56 +0000 Josh Kegley, Lexington Herald Leader 30965 at Over $30,000 in Rewards for Arson Information <p><a href="">More than $30,000 is being offered</a> for information leading to arrests in a string of unsolved arsons in four Kentucky counties. On Thursday, investigators from Fayette, Jessamine, Lincoln and Pulaski counties met at the Lexington Division of Fire&#39;s Station 1 on Third Street to discuss the fires &mdash; 25 of them, which were set purposely in cars, homes, barns and businesses. The fires have caused millions of dollars in property damage.</p><p> Fri, 02 Mar 2012 15:17:16 +0000 Josh Kegley, Lexington Herald Leader 22475 at Prostitution Bust in Lexington <p><a href=" "><strong>Lexington police arrested five people</strong></a> Tuesday after busting up a large-scale prostitution ring that rotated prostitutes through cities in several states, according to uniform citations filed in Fayette District Court.<br />Mario Antonio Flores, Roberto Salinas-Rivera, Adrian Lezama-Ruiz and Roxana Olea Serna all pleaded not guilty Wednesday to charges of engaging in organized crime and promoting prostitution. Danella Santos-Evangelista, accused of being one of the organization&#39;s prostitutes, pleaded not guilty to one count of engaging in organized crime. Thu, 17 Nov 2011 15:38:20 +0000 Josh Kegley, Lexington Herald Leader 16417 at Mayor Backs Off from Cutting Police Perk <p><a href="">In the wake of criticism</a> from Lexington&#39;s police union, Lexington Mayor Jim Gray announced Monday that the city would postpone its plan to alter the police department&#39;s home-fleet program, which allows off-duty officers to use their cruisers for recreational purposes. The proposed change, which would have limited where and for what purpose off-duty officers could have driven city-owned vehicles, was revealed to officers Friday via email from Police Chief Ronnie Bastin.</p><p> Tue, 15 Nov 2011 16:35:46 +0000 Josh Kegley, Lexington Herald Leader 16280 at Mayor Backs Off from Cutting Police Perk Lex. Pain Clinic Investigated <p><a href=" "><strong>The Kentucky Board of Medical Licensure </strong></a>launched an investigation Monday into the &quot;prescribing practices&quot; of a doctor at a walk-in pain management clinic on North Broadway in Lexington. Doug Wilson, an investigator with the board, said the investigation stems from numerous grievances about Lexington Algiatry, a small office tucked into the corner of an L-shaped shopping center directly across from Whitaker Bank Ballpark. Tue, 08 Nov 2011 15:31:17 +0000 Josh Kegley, Lexington Herald Leader 15833 at TV Producers Seek Accurate Portrayal of Lex, State Police <p><a href=" ">The setting of the popular TV show</a> Justified might be a fictionalized, Wild West version of Lexington, but at least one thing should be accurate in the upcoming third season: the police uniforms. Lexington police spokeswoman Sherelle Roberts spoke last week with a costume designer who wants to make the uniforms that actors wear on the show look more like those of their real-life counterparts.<br /> Mon, 03 Oct 2011 13:18:13 +0000 Josh Kegley, Lexington Herald Leader 13562 at TV Producers Seek Accurate Portrayal of Lex, State Police Suspect in Doctor's Murder in Custody <p><a href="">US Marshal&#39;s Fugitive Task Force</a> arrested a man in Ohio on a warrant for harassing communication against the Lexington dermatologist who was slain outside her office last week. Marty Lee Roe, 65, was arrested Wednesday about 9:45 p.m. at a bar that was down the road from a motel where he had been staying, said Sgt. Ryan Furlong of the Logan County Sheriff&#39;s office.</p><p> Thu, 08 Sep 2011 17:33:48 +0000 Josh Kegley, Lexington Herald Leader 12068 at Heat Index Hits 112; More Misery Today <p><a href="">Lexington might not have experienced</a> the 100-degrees-plus temperatures that swept the Midwest and Southern United States on Monday, but it felt like it. Lexington&#39;s heat index exceeded expectations and hit 112 degrees Monday, prompting the National Weather Service in Louisville to issue a heat advisory until 8 p.m. in Central Kentucky. Hot and humid weather was expected to continue into Tuesday, although scattered showers and thunderstorms could help cool things down late Tuesday afternoon, meteorologist Mike Crow said.</p><p> Tue, 12 Jul 2011 14:14:16 +0000 Josh Kegley, Lexington Herald Leader 8371 at Attorneys Wrap Up Case in Doneghy Trial <p><a href="">Two days after the murder trial against Glenn Doneghy </a>was scheduled to end, attorneys rested their cases. Most of Tuesday&#39;s testimony came from former state police trooper Sonny Cease, who was hired by the defense to investigate the crash that killed Lexington police officer Bryan Durman last year. Doneghy, 34, is accused of murder in Durman&#39;s death. He is on trial in Fayette Circuit Court. Cease is a former state police trooper best known for being the lead investigator of the 1988 Carrollton bus crash in which 27 people died.</p><p> Wed, 29 Jun 2011 14:58:01 +0000 Josh Kegley, Lexington Herald Leader 7544 at Defense Ready in Doneghy Trial <p><a href=" "><strong>After nearly two weeks of testimony</strong></a>, the murder trial of Glenn Doneghy is expected to wrap up this week.<br />Prosecutors have presented more than a dozen witnesses who have testified about seeing Doneghy leave his apartment, stop at a gas station and return home. Several investigators have testified about what happened after they found officer Bryan J. Durman, the efforts made to save him and the evidence they used to tie Doneghy&#39;s sport-utility vehicle to the scene. Mon, 27 Jun 2011 14:24:48 +0000 Josh Kegley, Lexington Herald Leader 7425 at 2nd Week of Doneghy Trial Begins <p>The murder trial of Glenn Doneghy is expected to resume Monday with continued testimony from Lexington police officers who investigated the hit-and-run crash that killed officer Bryan Durman. On Thursday &mdash; the last day of testimony before court recessed for the weekend &mdash; Detective Billy Salyer was on the witness stand. Prosecutors showed the jury video taken of the crash scene, and Salyer narrated. Fayette Circuit Court Judge James Ishmael told jurors Salyer&#39;s testimony would continue Monday. Mon, 20 Jun 2011 14:41:50 +0000 Josh Kegley, Lexington Herald Leader 6926 at