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Rules of the Road: Back to the Basics - Part II
Who’s Turn Is It? Have you ever found yourself in a waving battle with other drivers at an intersection because everyone arrived at the same time? The driver reaching the intersection and stopping should go first, but when two cars reach an intersection at the same time, the car on the right should have the right of way. Turnin...
Rules of the Road: Back to the Basics - Part I
The privilege of getting your driver’s license is certainly an exciting time during the teenage years. The basics of driving takes practice, but soon becomes second nature. With so many traffic regulations to remember, even veteran drivers forget the rules of the road. Each month we will be giving driving law reminders in an...
A Tool For Mental Health
Contributed By: Chuck Vaughn, Chief Prosecutor Kenton County Attorney Mental illness affects the daily lives of countless citizens in our community. It impacts a person’s physical health, relationships, jobs, living situations and overall well-being. Many people suffering from mental illness are undiagnosed or untreated. &nb...
Be A Step Ahead Of Child Predators
During the month of April organizations around the Commonwealth participated in the Blue Ribbon Campaign for Child Abuse Awareness. Protecting Your Children: Advice From Child Molesters, a training sponsored by Prevent Child Abuse Kentucky, the Kentucky Attorney General’s Office and the Department of Criminal Justice, taught trainees t...
2016 Kenton County Government Academy Graduates
Citizens become government savvy, graduate from Kenton County Government Academy Thirty-Four people graduated from the tenth annual Kenton County Government Academy on Monday evening March 28, 2016. The event was held at the Edgewood Senior Center at 6:00 p.m. Dr. Paul Tenkotte, an expert and author on Northern Kentucky history, addre...
County Attorney Partners with local Universities on Child Advocacy Program
Our office is charged with the very difficult and emotional job of prosecuting Child Abuse and Neglect cases. Our Assistant County Attorneys work closely with the police officers who investigate the abuse, the social workers who substantiate and monitor the situation, the children and their families, and the judges in the court system. ...
Domestic Violence Laws Expanded
Kentucky law has long allowed a person who is the victim of “domestic violence” to seek a protective order. This order can require the “abuser” to vacate a shared residence, to have no contact with the “victim”, to restrict the places the abuser can visit and place the offender on a global positioning devic...
The Silent Crime of Elder Abuse
Elder abuse is a hideous and frightening crime. All too often this segment of our population is left alone, dependent upon others for the simplest tasks. Because of this vulnerability, older adults are at risk of being victimized by criminal conduct such as abuse, neglect or exploitation from the hands of those they trust and rely upon the most. &n...
New Summer Fellowship Seeks to Give Minority Students Exposure to the Justice System
Stacy Tapke, Kenton County Attorney and Emma Daniels
Kenton County Discussing Ideas To Improve Local Neighborhood
Want to buy an abandoned property? Terry DeMio, email@example.com:38 p.m. EDT June 22, 2015 Kenton County is exploring ways to get rid of vacant, abandoned eyesore properties And Covington’s similar pilot program seems to be working well. (Photo:TheEnquirer/Patrick Reddy) What do you do when abandoned, saggy, unkempt ho...
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