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Kentucky Officer Injured During Pursuit Treated and Released from Hospital

An officer with the Columbia (KY) Police Department was injured early Sunday morning when his patrol car was struck during a vehicle pursuit.

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Kentucky Departments Take 'Polar Plunge' for Special Olympics

Earlier this month, three law enforcement agencies in Kentucky participated in an annual event—the Lexington Polar Plunge fundraiser—to support Special Olympics that put some officers in some very, very cold water.

Kentucky Officer Shot, Suspect Arrested, After Vehicle Pursuit

An officer with the Hopkinsville (KY) Police Department was shot in a gunfight that erupted after stop sticks brought a vehicle pursuit to an end on Monday.

Kentucky Police Pursuit Ends in Fatal Officer-Involved Shooting

Kentucky State Police are working with the Ohio State Patrol to determine whether or not a fatal officer-involved shooting in Kentucky on Monday is connected with an ongoing kidnapping investigation in Ohio.

Kentucky Sheriff's Department Shuttered Due to Lack of Funding

Martin County Sheriff John Kirk said that his office is still owed a $75,000 payment due in January. He also complained that new obligations placed on his office will add $99,000 to his annual expenditures.

Krispy Kreme Delivers Doughnuts to Kentucky Police Following Truck Fire

When a social media post by the Lexington (KY) Police Department—showing officers appearing to be crying after fire destroyed a Krispy Kreme Doughnuts delivery truck—went viral, the confectioner company sent a message via twitter to the agency saying that more doughnuts are "on the way." On Wednesday, the company delivered on its promise.

Agencies Send Condolences on Twitter on Kentucky Agency's "Lost" Donut Truck

In the wake of a humorous Tweet posted by the Lexington Police Department "mourning" the loss of a Krispy Kreme donut truck to fire, agencies around the country are sending their "condolences" and words of support via Twitter.

Kentucky Officers Jokingly Cry Over Burned Doughnut Truck

The department's Facebook post featured officers crying over a Krispy Kreme truck that burned on the side of the road Monday. The caption read: "No words."

Louisville Sewer Agency Hires Noted Attorney to Represent Allegedly Impaired Driver in Trial Over Death of Detective

Louisville Attorney David Lambertus is now representing Roger Burdette, the MSD driver charged with murder and DUI in connection with the Christmas Eve crash that killed Det. Deidre Mengedoht

Judge Refuses to Lower Bond for Truck Driver Charged with Murder of Kentucky Officer

A judge has refused to lower the bond— set at $200,000 cash—for a truck driver accused of murder in the death of 32-year-old Deidre Mengedoht, a detective with the Louisville (KY) Police Department who was killed in a fiery crash on an interstate highway on Monday.