Kentucky Attorney General

LOUISVILLE, Ky. -- The video testimonials are sobering in a state where more people die from drug overdoses than auto wrecks.

A former Miss Kentucky Teen USA recounts how her father, a successful businessman, nearly lost everything because of his addiction to prescription pills. A father mourns his son's death after years of being hooked on painkillers.

FRANKFORT — Kentucky Attorney General Jack Conway has sued Spencerian College for allegedly misrepresenting job placement numbers to consumers.

Conway said Wednesday at a news conference in Frankfort that the for-profit school violated the Kentucky Consumer Protection Act by making unfair, false and deceptive statements regarding the hiring rates of its students.

Spencerian operates two Kentucky campuses — one in Lexington and one in Louisville.