LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) - The FBI's top leader in Kentucky says she worries the agency's ability to carry out its mission could be hurt by any decline in public approval. Amy Hess is the special agent in charge of the FBI in Kentucky. She told reporters Friday she hasn't seen any impact yet. But she acknowledges "a lot has happened nationally" in two years.
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) - A 2-year-old Kentucky boy has died after shooting himself in the head. In an email, Jefferson County Deputy Coroner Rita Taylor says Montreal Dunn died at a hospital after having been shot Wednesday morning. Police are calling the shooting accidental. Louisville police spokesman Dwight Mitchell says no charges in the case are expected at this time. It is unclear how the boy obtained the gun.
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) - The Kentucky State Board of Elections is scheduled to meet next week to discuss a recent Attorney General's opinion that says it is OK for poll workers to post lists of certified-writing in candidates in voting precincts. The opinion from Democratic Attorney General Andy Beshear says poll workers are not required to post the list. But said if they did it would not violate the state's ban on electioneering.
JACKSON, Tenn. (AP) - Three family members have been sentenced to prison in Tennessee for defrauding federal health care programs of millions of dollars by selling back braces and power wheelchairs to people who did not need them in three states. Sandra Bailey, her husband, Calvin, and son Bryan were convicted after a three-week trial in February. The Baileys told patients in Tennessee, Kentucky and Mississippi that they could receive power wheelchairs and back braces at no cost, though Medicare.
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