News Minute: Here is the latest Kentucky news from The Associated Press at 9:40 p.m. EDT
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) - Kentucky's Republican governor has lost another round in a legal fight over his efforts to require poor people to get a job to keep their Medicaid benefits. A federal judge in Kentucky on Monday dismissed Gov. Matt Bevin's lawsuit seeking a ruling that his proposed changes to the state's Medicaid program were lawful.
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) - A panel has denied parole for a man who killed a Kentucky police officer. News outlets report the decision by Kentucky's parole board on Monday means 42-year-old John Paul Works must serve at least another 10 years in prison. He's serving life in prison for the 1998 shooting death of Harrodsburg police officer 45-year-old Regina Nickles, but was given the chance for parole.
LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) - Police in Kentucky say a sergeant accused of stalking a woman has been charged with official misconduct and suspended with pay. News outlets report Lexington police Sgt. Jervis Middleton was charged last week with second-degree official misconduct. Police spokeswoman Brenna Angel also said in a Sunday statement that Middleton has been served with a court summons and is suspended pending the judicial process' outcome.
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) - Heaven Hill Distillery of Kentucky is taking Bob Dylan's whiskey company to court, claiming trademark infringement involving its logo. Heaven's Door Spirits is co-owned by the music icon and debuted this year. WDRB-TV reports a Heaven Hill lawyer sent a cease-and-desist letter to Chicago-based Heaven's Door in April. Heaven's Door didn't immediately respond to a request for comment.
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