4 fitness centers in trouble with Kentucky attorney general

by MORGAN EADS, meads@herald-leader.com – Attorney General Andy Beshear is taking action against fitness centers in four Kentucky cities for not registering with the state to protect members. Fitness centers with prepaid memberships are required to file annual registration with the attorney general’s office and to post bond. The registration requirement helps ensure that fitness centers don’t collect…

Louisville’s overflow jail closed for now after state takes 300+ inmates

by Phillip M. Bailey , The Courier-Journal – Metro Corrections Director Mark Bolton is closing the overflow jail above Louisville police headquarters after moving more than 300 state inmates out of the city’s facilities. The 1950s era space has remained open almost continuously since May 2016 to deal with inmate overcrowding, which has drowned Bolton’s leadership in scrutiny including…