• Louisville woman sentenced for conspiracy to sex traffic a minor

     LOUISVILLE – A Louisville, Kentucky, woman was sentenced today in United States District Court by District Judge David J. Hale to eight years in prison, followed by tens years of supervised release, for conspiracy to sex traffic a minor, announced U. S. Attorney John E. Kuhn, Jr.

  • GOP will select candidate for 49th race

     SHEPHERDSVILLE -- By the end of this week, Linda Belcher will know her opponent in the race for state legislator in the 49th District.

    What is certain is that Jennifer L. Stepp will not be on the ballot.

    Bullitt Circuit Judge Rodney Burress ruled that Stepp was not a bona fide candidate to serve as the Republican Party representative on the general election ballot in November.

  • Former sheriff’s deputy found guilty

     LOUISVILLE -- A Bullitt County sheriff’s deputy who was fired for his actions during an October 2014 incident has now been found guilty of abusing his authority by retaliating against a civilian.

    Matthew Corder, who was terminated in 2015, was convicted last week by a federal jury of two counts of willfully depriving a Bullitt County resident of his constitutional rights under the color of the law.

  • KSP charges Jefferson man with child sex exploitation offenses

     LOUISVILLE  On July 19, 2016, at approximately 6:25 p.m., the Kentucky State Police Electronic Crime Branch, assisted by Louisville Metro Police Department, arrested Alvin E. Sanders III, 27, on charges related to distribution and possession of matter portraying a sex performance by a minor.

  • Louisville dentist sentenced on child porn charges

      LOUISVILLE – A Louisville, Kentucky, dentist was sentenced to 78 months in prison, followed by ten years of supervised release, today in United States District Court by Senior District Judge Charles R. Simpson III, for attempting to receive child pornography and possession of child pornography that had been transported by computer, announced United States Attorney John E. Kuhn, Jr.

  • Physician faces multiple charges leading to injury, death

     BOWLING GREEN – United States Attorney John E. Kuhn, Jr. today announced the Superseding Indictment of former Warren County, Kentucky, physician Charles Fred Gott on multiple charges of unlawful distribution and dispensing of controlled substances resulting in injury and or death of patients, health care fraud resulting in a patient’s death, and conspiracy to distribute and dispense controlled substances during the course of his professional practice that were not for a legitimate medical purpose, and health care fraud.

  • Election eligibility still to be decided in 49th District

     SHEPHERDSVILLE -- There was no dispute that one of two individuals who signed paperwork for Jennifer Stepp’s run for the 49th District state representatives seat did not meet the statutory standards.

    The question is whether that disqualifies the Republican Party nominee for the position in this fall’s election against incumbent Linda Belcher.

    And, if she is disqualified as a candidate, will the GOP have an opportunity to select someone to place on the ballot in that November race?

  • Tennessee man sentenced for sex trafficking of Louisville minor

     LOUISVILLE – A Clarksville, Tennessee man was sentenced today in United States District Court by District Judge David J. Hale, to ten years in prison for sex trafficking a 15-year-old female, announced United States Attorney John E. Kuhn, Jr.

  • Physician guilty of health care fraud, possession

     PADUCAH – A McCracken County, Kentucky, physician plead guilty today, in United States District Court, before Senior District Judge Thomas B. Russell, to fraudulent possession of a controlled substance, wire fraud and making false statements related to health care matters, announced United States Attorney John E. Kuhn, Jr.

  • Heathco administrator charged with fraud, identity theft

     BOWLING GREEN – A sales administrator for HeathCo LLC, appeared before United States Magistrate Judge H. Brent Brennenstuhl today, charged by federal indictment with mail fraud, identity theft and tax fraud after receiving $308,954.42 in kickbacks from $2,696,400 in fraudulent advertisement sales, announced United States Attorney John E. Kuhn, Jr.