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Officer returns home in time for holiday weekend

Updated: 07/06/2010 - Lieutenant Commander James Perry got in Friday from a tour of duty in Afghanistan. His two young sons were counting down the minutes until they could welcome home their dad.

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Health overhaul first provisions start to kick in

Posted: 07/05/2010 - As the first stage of President Barack Obama's health care overhaul kicks in, experts say the plan will provide coverage to about 1 million uninsured Americans

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Toyota begins Lexus recall

Posted: 07/05/2010 - Toyota has started recalling Lexus and Crown luxury vehicles in Japan over an engine defect in the latest setback for the automaker beset with quality problems.

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Search continues for jail escapee

Updated: 07/05/2010 - He's been behind bars on robbery, kidnapping and drug charges and now he's on the loose. A manhunt for a Kentucky inmate continued Monday after he escaped over the holiday weekend. Authorities say he should be considered dangerous.

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Fatal motorcycle accident in Lexington

Updated: 07/05/2010 - An accident has taken the life of a motorcyclist in Lexington. Police say the accident occured shortly before midnight on Saturday night.

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Police continue to investigate deadly hayride accident

Updated: 07/05/2010 - Kentucky State Police continue to investigate a deadly hayride accident on a Mercer County farm. They say toxicology results are pending on the person driving the tractor pulling the wagon.

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Kentucky soldier killed in Afghanistan

Updated: 07/04/2010 - The military says a Fort Campbell soldier has died in a noncombat related incident in eastern Afghanistan. Sgt. 1st Class Kristopher D. Chapleau, of Lexington, Ky., died June 30 at Forward Operating Base Blessing in Afghanistan.

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Search for bear continues

Posted: 07/03/2010 - Officials continue their search for a bear that attacked a hiker in the Red River Gorge last weekend.

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Teen remains critical after jet ski accident

Updated: 07/05/2010 - A 13-year-old girl is at UK hospital after a crash involving a boat and jet ski. Police say the driver of the boat was under the influence at the time of the crash.

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Kentucky soldier dies in Afghanistan.

Posted: 07/03/2010 - A Kentucky soldiier has died in Afghanistan. The Department of Defense that Sgt. 1st Class Kristopher D. Chapleau of LaGrange has died of a non-combat related incident.

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KSP spot marijuana and make an arrest.

Posted: 07/03/2010 - Kentucky State Police spot a marijuana growing operartion and make an arrest. Officers in a KSP helicopter spotted marijuana growing off of Kodiak Road in Morehead.

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Lexington's 4th of July festivities

Updated: 07/04/2010 - Thousands of people are expected to descend on downtown Lexington Saturday to celebrate America's independence.

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Toyota to recall 138,000 Lexus vehicles in US

Posted: 07/02/2010 - Toyota Motor Corp. said Friday it intends to recall 138,000 Lexus vehicles in the United States to fix faulty engines in the latest quality problem to afflict the world's No. 1 automaker.

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Campers warned to be bear aware

Updated: 07/02/2010 - After being closed for several days after a bear attacked a hiker, trails and campgrounds are open again at the Red River Gorge, and it's expected to be full this fourth of July weekend.

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Paris Hilton arrested in South Africa

Posted: 07/02/2010 - Paris Hilton appeared briefly late Friday in a South African courtroom after being arrested on suspicion of possession of marijuana, according to an Associated Press reporter in court.

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