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Coal debate Thursday in Charleston, West Virginia

Updated: 01/21/2010 - CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) - Count on crowds indoors and out when Massey Energy chief Don Blankenship meets celebrity attorney Robert F. Kennedy Jr. for a debate.

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Man surrenders after standoff

Updated: 02/05/2010 - Police have a man in custody after a two and a half hour standoff in Lexington.

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Worley says he won't seek re-election

Posted: 01/20/2010 - Democratic state Sen. Ed Worley of Richmond says he won't seek re-election this year, opting instead to retire from the legislature after some 12 years.

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Laurel County Man Helps folks in Haiti

Posted: 01/20/2010 - As folks in Haiti continue to deal with aftershocks following a devastating earthquake ... one Eastern Kentucky man is trying to help those in need.

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Missing man found in the river

Posted: 01/20/2010 - The search for a missing elderly man in the Kentucky River has a sad ending. Rescue teams recovered the body and truck of 84-year old Jessie Young around 1:00 this afternoon.

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Students register to vote

Posted: 01/20/2010 - Students at one Perry County High School got the chance to register to vote Wednesday afternoon.

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More Rummage tapes heard in bid-rig trial

Updated: 02/05/2010 - LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) - A defense attorney in a Kentucky bid-ridding trial played recordings in court that he says show law enforcement officials tried to trump up charges against his client, road contractor Leonard Lawson.

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Thieves target catalytic converters

Updated: 01/20/2010 - Police in Pike County are searching for suspects after a rash of catalytic converter thefts from shopping center parking lots.

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Search for courthouse escapee

Posted: 01/20/2010 - Police are search for a man who took off from the Laurel County Courthouse Wednesday. He was being taken to court to stand trial when he managed to escape by asking to use the bathroom.

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Shooting suspect in Virginia surrenders to police

Updated: 01/20/2010 - APPOMATTOX, Va. (AP) - A gunman suspected of killing eight people before he disappeared into dense woods in rural Virginia surrendered without incident early Wednesday, Virginia State Police said.

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New 6.1 aftershock hits severely damaged Haiti

Updated: 01/20/2010 - The U.S. Geological Survey said the new quake hit at 6:03 a.m. (1103 GMT) about 35 miles (56 kilometers) northwest of the capital of Port-au-Prince. It struck at a depth of 13.7 miles (22 kilometers) but was too far inland to generate any tidal waves in the Caribbean.

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In epic upset, GOP's Brown wins Mass. Senate race

Posted: 01/20/2010 - BOSTON (AP) - In an epic upset in liberal Massachusetts, Republican Scott Brown rode a wave of voter anger to defeat Democrat Martha Coakley in a U.S. Senate election Tuesday that left President Barack Obama's health care overhaul in doubt and marred the end of his first year in office.

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Lawson contacted witness about testimony

Updated: 02/05/2010 - LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) - A former Kentucky Transportation Cabinet official who cooperated with the investigation of an alleged bid-rigging scheme says he felt threatened by an influential road contractor who is now on trial.

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