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Century's longest Solar Eclipse

Posted: 07/22/2009 - The longest solar eclipse of the 21st century created near darkness soon after dawn in a swath of India stretching from the west coast to the northern plains where millions gathered in the open to watch.

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Report blasts TVA on coal ash storage after spill

Posted: 07/21/2009 - KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - Consultants hired by the Tennessee Valley Authority after a major coal ash spill found widespread problems with how the nation's largest public utility runs and maintains its coal ash storage operations, the consultants said in a report issued Tuesday.

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Meth bust puts three people in jail

Posted: 07/21/2009 - Sheriff's deputies say they found several materials used to make meth at a home on Little Blacklog Road in Inez.

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Ten Commandments Removed

Posted: 07/21/2009 - An update to a story we brought you three weeks ago in Jackson County about a lawsuit over the ten commandments being on display in the courthouse.

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Credit card use suspended

Posted: 07/21/2009 - LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) - The Kentucky League of Cities has suspended credit card use by the group's top officials following a newspaper investigation into its spending practices.

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Man faces more charges

Updated: 07/21/2009 - There's new information about an eastern Kentucky man accused of robbing a Knoxville, Tennessee bank.

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Animal cruelty charges

Posted: 07/21/2009 - A Harlan County man is facing animal cruelty charges, after he allegedly threw a cat off a bridge.

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Coroner: Autopsy shows no trauma

Posted: 07/21/2009 - The coroner tells the Commonwealth Journal, autopsy results on Sampie Sparkman showed no trauma.

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Train derails

Posted: 07/21/2009 - WHARNCLIFFE, W.Va. (AP) - Four people were hurt, including one who suffered serious injuries, when a Norfolk Southern Corp. freight train derailed and struck a loading facility at a coal preparation plant in southern West Virginia on Tuesday, a spokesman for the railroad said.

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Busy Lexington street shuts down for construction

Updated: 07/22/2009 - City leaders say so far so good. There's been no delays or problems after a major street shutdown Wednesday morning for a project that could close the road for months.

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New KSP Post Commander

Posted: 07/21/2009 - The Kentucky State Police Post in Harlan has a new commander.

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Newborn injured in dog attack still in critical condition

Updated: 07/23/2009 - A newborn baby picked up and dragged out of his crib by his family's dog is still in critical condition Thursday. Earlier, hospital officials mistakenly said he had been upgraded to serious condition.

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County officials hope 'Rangers' curb vandalism

Updated: 07/21/2009 - Officials say vandals are destroying parks across Letcher County, but say they have a plan to hopefully stop the vandalism, littering, and drug dealing that's slowing down progress.

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