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City debates smoking ban

Updated: 02/05/2010 - Officials in Prestonsburg are working on an ordinance that would ban smoking in all public buildings.

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4th judge assigned to bid-rigging case

Updated: 06/22/2009 - A fourth federal judge has been assigned the case involving bribery and conspiracy charges against road contractor Leonard Lawson and former Kentucky Transportation Secretary Bill Nighbert.

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Nine dead in train collision

Updated: 06/23/2009 - An emergency brake button was found depressed in the Metrorail train that crashed into another in Monday's transit accident that killed nine people in the nation's capital.

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Louisville child killed in accident

Updated: 06/22/2009 - A 1-year-old girl is dead after a family member accidentally ran over her in a store parking lot in Louisville.

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FDA gets tighter controls on tobacco

Updated: 06/23/2009 - With the stroke of a pen today, President Obama gave the FDA something it's never had before - tighter controls over the tobacco industry.

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Remodeling expenses raise eyebrows

Updated: 02/05/2010 - FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) - Kentucky House lawmakers are spending about $230,000 to renovate office space at the Capitol Annex, despite the state's expected $1 billion budget shortfall.

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President Obama, citing his smoking woes, signs tobacco law

Posted: 06/22/2009 - WASHINGTON (AP) - Lamenting his first teenage cigarette, President Barack Obama ruefully admitted on Monday that he's spent his adult life fighting the habit. Then he signed the nation's toughest anti-smoking law, aiming to keep thousands of other teens from getting hooked.

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Gambling proposal runs out of luck in Ky. legislature

Updated: 06/22/2009 - The Senate Appropriations and Revenue Committee voted 10-5 to reject legislation that would have created a financial windfall designed to help Kentucky's struggling horse racing industry compete on a national level.

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Accused Craigslist killer pleads not guilty

Posted: 06/22/2009 - BOSTON (AP) - A former Boston medical student accused of killing a masseuse he met through Craigslist has pleaded not guilty to first-degree murder and other charges.

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Maple back in court

Posted: 06/22/2009 - A jail escapee charged with killing the mother of his child heads back to court today.

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Filling the CentrePointe hole

Updated: 06/22/2009 - Workers hauled in truck-loads of dirt Monday to fill in a vacant lot in downtown Lexington where the CentrePointe project is planned.

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Georgetown church burglarized

Posted: 06/22/2009 - A surprise this morning for folks at a central Kentucky church. They arrived to find someone had busted in their sanctuary.

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Man killed in house fire

Posted: 06/22/2009 - CAMPBELLSBURG, Ky. (AP) - A Pendleton man has died in a fire at his home.

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Man charged with murder in deadly crash

Posted: 06/22/2009 - The Commonwealth Journal reports Jose Santiayo Cuevas, 26, was under the influence when his pickup crossed the center line.

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Man Dies In Sludge Fall

Updated: 06/21/2009 - A Kentucky man has died after a fall at a Virginia plant.

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