Five UK football players cleared after burglary charges file lawsuit against police

Five of six University of Kentucky football players who were charged last year with burglary and later cleared have filed a federal lawsuit against the Lexington Police Department. Andru Phillips, Vito Tisdale, Reuben Adams, JuTahn McClain, and Joel Williams filed separate lawsuits Wednesday against the police department, the Lexington-Fayette Urban County Government, Police Chief Lawrence Weathers, and two individual police officers. The lawsuits allege malicious prosecution, fabrication of false evidence, failure to intervene, conspiracy to deprive constitutional rights, and defamation. More details here: