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Kentucky sheriff, Kevin Corman, arrested and charged with DUI

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A Kentucky sheriff has been charged with driving under the influence.

Kevin Corman, the Sheriff of Jessamine County, was detained early Friday while driving a white SUV with official plates.

The Herald-Leader stated that police were notified about an erratic motorist near East Jessamine County High School.

The SUV was pulled over by Nicholasville Police after crossing the center line twice. According to authorities, Corman was driving his official sheriff’s car at the time.

Corman was unstable on his feet and smelled of alcohol, according to the citation.

Corman failed a field sobriety test and submitted to a preliminary blood-alcohol breath test, which resulted in a reading of.136. Corman stated that a cup discovered in his truck contained bourbon.

Corman, according to Lt. Anthony Purcell of the Jessamine County Sheriff’s Office, has no plans to resign.

“He’s an elected official,” Purcell said. “He’s elected by the citizens of Jessamine County. He’s still the sheriff.”

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Kentrell McNeal, 15, killed in Chicago Shooting

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Two Chicago high school students were killed in gun violence in Chicago on Tuesday. 15-year-old Simeon High School student, Kentrell McNeal has been identified as one of the deceased.

 McNeal was pronounced dead at 9:33 a.m. Wednesday.

McNeal and the 14-year-old boy were attacked while sitting in a car around 6:30 p.m. in the 5200 block of South Lake Park Avenue. According to Police

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The younger boy was struck in the leg and transported to Comer Children’s Hospital in critical condition, police said.

McNeal suffered a gunshot wound to the head and was taken to Provident Hospital, police said. He was transferred to Comer.

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McNeal was part of the nonprofit youth group Good Kids Mad City, according to the group’s executive director Carlil Pittman.

“Lately I had the opportunity to spend a lot of time with Kentrell,” Pittman wrote on Twitter. 

 is why it’s so important to have creative spaces and outlets for young people to be able to go to because there’s nothing on the streets of Chicago for them already. RIP.”

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