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Scammers try to get quick cash by posing as firefighters

Updated: 06/19/2014 - Over the last week, two people have been going door-to-door in Laurel County claiming to be raising money for a local fire department. The problem? The fire chief says it's a scam and these people are just keeping the money.

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WKYT Investigates: Dangerous drive

Updated: 06/19/2014 - Week after week, cars have stopped to wait their turn to pass a spectacle. "It's about as bad as it gets, I think," said Darrell Hisel. Hisel said Kentucky 2004, a state road in Jackson County, is dangerous.

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Kentucky coping with black lung backlog

Posted: 06/19/2014 - Department of Workers' Claims Commissioner Dwight Lovan told lawmakers Thursday that as more coal miners lose their jobs more of them are filing black lung claims. The department has had more than 300 claims filed so far this year, and none of them have been processed.

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Most Wanted: Arrest made after woman is wanted for assault

Updated: 06/18/2014 - The Fayette County Sheriff's Office arrested Lashanda Lightfoot today. A warrant was issued for her arrest after police say she got into an accident while under the influence, injuring the passenger in her car.

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Cannabis supporters push for medical marijuana

Posted: 06/18/2014 - Cannabis supporters, buoyed by a series of small victories in Kentucky over the past two years, hope to use their momentum to legalize medical marijuana in Kentucky.

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Judge stops Harlan road project

Updated: 06/18/2014 - The order says the state intended to remove a culvert that runs under the road and replace it with a larger one.

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Dr. Oz scolded at hearing on weight loss scams

Posted: 06/17/2014 - Under pressure from Congress, celebrity Dr. Mehmet Oz is offering to help "drain the swamp" of unscrupulous marketers using his name to peddle so-called miracle pills to millions of Americans desperate to lose weight.

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