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U.S. launches airstrikes near Irbil and Mosul Dam

Updated: 08/16/2014 - U.S. officials say a mix of fighter planes and remotely piloted aircraft have attacked Islamic State militants near the Iraqi city of Irbil and the Mosul Dam.

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Hemp homecoming: Rebirth sprouts in Kentucky

Posted: 08/16/2014 - Call it a homecoming for hemp. Marijuana's non-intoxicating cousin is having a rebirth in Kentucky, a place at the forefront of efforts to reclaim it as a mainstream crop.

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Gov declares emergency, imposes curfew in Ferguson

Updated: 08/16/2014 - Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon declared a state of emergency and imposed a curfew Saturday in a St. Louis suburb where police and protesters have clashed in the week since a black teenager was shot to death by a white police officer.

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Sinkhole that swallowed Corvettes to be filled

Updated: 08/16/2014 - The sinkhole that swallowed up eight cars at the National Corvette Museum in Bowling Green will be partially filled in with plans for a bridge built over the top of the section left open.

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Federal inmate dies after attack at prison

Posted: 08/15/2014 - A federal inmate serving a 40-year sentence for child-related sex offenses has died after being attacked at a southern Kentucky prison.

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Police identify officer, allege Missouri teen robbed store

Posted: 08/15/2014 - Police on Friday identified the officer who fatally shot an unarmed black teenager and released documents alleging the young man had been suspected of stealing a $48.99 box of cigars from a convenience store in a "strong-arm" robbery shortly before he was killed.

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