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WKYT Investigates: Does fracking cause earthquakes?

Updated: 06/12/2014 - In other states, including Texas, Oklahoma, Ohio and West Virginia earthquakes have been caused by fracking, or the disposal of fracking fluid in deep wells. "If we were to have the type of large scale fracking operations that we see in other states, we could experience induced seismic events," Harris said.

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Kentucky reaches settlement with tobacco companies

Posted: 06/12/2014 - Tobacco companies have agreed to give Kentucky more than $110 million to settle a 10-year legal battle over the state's share of the tobacco master settlement agreement.

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Man gets nearly 3 years for phony abuse claims

Posted: 06/11/2014 - A bank robber who made phony claims of child sex abuse by priests in four states in an unsuccessful effort to get money has been sentenced to nearly three years in prison for mail fraud.

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Kentucky doctor charged with death of patient

Posted: 06/11/2014 - A south-central Kentucky doctor has been charged with prescribing pain medications outside of her professional practice, resulting in the death of a patient.

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Ky. retirement system to appeal bankruptcy ruling

Posted: 06/11/2014 - Kentucky's troubled retirement system will appeal a recent federal bankruptcy ruling that officials fear could threaten the solvency of the state's $15.7 billion pension fund.

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