Ferguson prepares for grand jury decision
Posted: 9:50 AM
- Crews erected barricades around the building where a grand jury has been considering whether to indict the Ferguson police officer who shot and killed Michael Brown, even as a grand jury decision seemed unlikely this weekend.
JCPS tries to improve supports for gay students
- Jefferson County Public Schools has formed a districtwide committee in an effort to better accommodate students who are lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender.
Strong quake strikes central Japan's Nagano city
- A strong earthquake has hit central Japan, but there were no immediate reports of injuries or damage, and no tsunami warning was issued.
Hazard's Christmas Parade draws hundreds, and one special guest
- Saturday was the annual Hazard Christmas Parade, drawing hundreds of folks to Perry County for an evening of activates, parade floats, and a chance for children to meet a very special guest.
EKY business owners want you to shop local for the holidays
- It is hard to believe but Black Friday is just one week away.
Letcher Co. wildfire burns dangerously close to homes
- The fire burned one Letcher County firefighter's outbuilding to the ground, and scorched the old bus parked beside it.
W.Va. joins multistate online course agreement
Updated: 6:17 AM
- West Virginia is joining a movement that makes it easier for students to take online college courses offered by campuses in other states.
W.Va. man sentenced in slaying
- Media outlets report 26-year-old Deveron Patterson of Mabscott was sentenced Friday in Kanawha County Circuit Court for first-degree murder in the death of 28-year-old Kareem Hunter. Patterson was given mercy, meaning he could be eligible for parole after serving 15 years.
Media outlets report 26-year-old Deveron Patterson of Mabscott was sentenced Friday in Kanawha County Circuit Court for first-degree murder in the death of 28-year-old Kareem Hunter. Patterson was given mercy, meaning he could be eligible for parole after serving 15 years.
Robotics Competition Teaches Engineering Out of the Classroom
- Teams of middle school students from all over eastern Kentucky competed in a robotics competition in Hazard today to promote math and sciences in the area.
Christmas craft and art fair
- Around 75 local vendors were at the Appalachian Christmas Crafts and Artisan Fair today showing off their work.
Santa Train comes to town
- For the 72nd year the Santa Train made stops in Kentucky, Tennessee and Virginia.
Pikeville artist painting portraits of miners with coal dust
- Painting the soul of the region. That is how a Pikeville artist describes her work.
Big Blue Crush – Kentucky wins!
- Generous Kentucky blood donors have once again stepped up to provide blood for Kentucky patients during the upcoming holidays,” said Martha Osborne, Executive Director of Marketing and Recruitment for Kentucky Blood Center (KBC).
Christmas at the Cabin vendors encourage shoppers to buy local
- Perry County's Christmas at the Cabin craft sale kicked off Friday evening.
Alpha Natural Resources announces 60 layoffs in W.Va. and Ky.
- Spokesperson Steve Hawkins tells our sister station the mines impacted are the Ruby Energy Mine in Mingo County, Sidney Coal's Taylor Fork Mine in Pike County, and the Rock Spring Development in Wayne County.
Snowstorm death toll hits 12 in Buffalo; flood threat looms
- The death toll from an epic Buffalo-area snowstorm rose to 12 with the deaths of two elderly residents of a nursing home that was evacuated amid concerns of a roof collapse.
2 federal inmates charged with attempted escape
- A federal grand jury on Thursday charged 29-year-old Corey Adam Baker and 42-year-old Delman Demetrius Davis with attempted escape from the United States Penitentiary McCreary in Pine Knot, Kentucky.
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