Topic: Kentucky State Police

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  • Is the South ready to say howdy to hemp?

    Along with a federal bill, Kentucky is mulling the legalization of industrial hemp, marijuana's close cousin. Is it good business sense – or a Trojan horse for legalizing pot in the South?

  • Police: Census worker Bill Sparkman staged his suicide

    Police: Census worker Bill Sparkman staged his suicide

    Kentucky police said Tuesday that Bill Sparkman, the census worker found hanged with "FED" written on his chest, was trying to make his suicide look like a murder for insurance purposes.

  • Why police are keeping quiet on Census worker Sparkman death

    Just because Census worker Bill Sparkman was found hanging from a tree with the word 'fed' written on his chest doesn't mean he was murdered in an antigovernment act. Sparkman died in an insular county of moonshiners and pot-growers, and police are wary of taking a wrong step.