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Scott County Proposes Drug Testing High Schoolers

Updated: 02/11/2008 - Random drug tests are being considered for Scott County high school students who drive to school or otherwise are involved in extracurricular activities, reports the Lexington Herald-Leader in its Saturday edition.

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County Jails Cry For Help, Beshear Says Not Yet

Updated: 02/11/2008 - Despite a growing thunder of pleas from local officials, Gov. Steve Beshear says his administration won't push plans to ease pressure off the overburdened and underfunded county jail system this year, reports the Lexington Herald-Leader in its Saturday edition.

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Beshear Says Gambling Plan Out Next Week

Updated: 02/11/2008 - Gov. Steve Beshear is planning to unveil gambling legislation by the end of next week, a proposal that he said could bring the state "several hundreds of millions" in new revenue over the next two years.

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Crews Quickly Repair Damaged School

Posted: 02/08/2008 - A tornado ripped through their school, but folks in Mercer county say that won't stop them from teaching.

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Possible Panther Sighting In Southern Kentucky

Updated: 02/11/2008 - A cat has some people in Whitley County taking a double take. It's not just any cat, however. Those who've spotted the feline describe it as "huge."

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Safety Questioned After City Hall Shooting

Updated: 02/08/2008 - A gunman opened fire on a City Hall meeting in a St. Louis suburb, killing 5 people. Now many are concerned about the safety of those meetings, which are open to the public and often spark heated debates.

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Call For Help For Western KY Storm Victims

Posted: 02/08/2008 - There's been a call to help tornado victims in hard-hit western Kentucky. Seven people died in Allen and Muhlenberg counties in Wednesday's twisters.

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Primary Students Raise Money For New Police Dog

Updated: 02/08/2008 - Elementary school students in Bell County raised more than seven hundred dollars to help replace the K-9 that was killed, along with his deputy, last month.

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City To Help Pick Up Storm Debris In Lexington

Posted: 02/08/2008 - The Lexington-Fayette Urban County Government’s Division of Waste Management will collect unbundled tree debris from this week’s storms through Friday, Feb. 22.

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Toddler's Death Ruled A Homicide

Posted: 02/08/2008 - Police say 20-month-old Christina Lopez died shortly after paramedics rushed her to Kosair Children's Hospital two weeks ago.

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NWS Officials Confirm More Tornadoes In KY

Updated: 02/08/2008 - Officials with the National Weather Service were back out on Friday, surveying the storm damage. They are still trying to figure out just how many tornadoes touched down late Tuesday night and early Wednesday morning.

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