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Haiti experiences massive earthquake, several aftershocks

Posted: 01/12/2010 - WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama said his thoughts and prayers were with the people of Haiti, where a powerful earthquake hit on Tuesday, and that the U.S. stood ready to help the impoverished Caribbean nation.

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New report: More Kentuckians looking to food stamps

Posted: 01/12/2010 - According to a new report by the Brookings Institute, the rate of food stamp use increased dramatically in the nation between August 2008 and August 2009 by seven million, or 24 percent.

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KY Senate begins deliberations on education bill

Updated: 01/15/2010 - FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) - Senate Education Chairman Ken Winters says a fast-tracked proposal intended to strengthen Kentucky's application for up to $200 million in federal school improvement money will face revisions before receiving a floor vote on Wednesday.

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New information in break in case at local sheriff's department

Posted: 01/12/2010 - The burglary at the Whitley County sheriff's department was reported on December 21st. ATF agents and workers with the sheriff's office completed an inventory of the office and found the department was missing four different types of guns.

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Bid rigging trial continues in Lexington

Updated: 02/05/2010 - LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) - A prosecutor and defense attorney sparred over the credibility of a key witness during opening statements in the bid-rigging and obstruction of justice trial of a Kentucky road contractor and former state Cabinet secretary.

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Eight sentenced in McCreary theft scheme

Updated: 01/12/2010 - Investigators say 28 year old Richard Williams the Second and 27 year old Brandon Stephens broke into the "Le Sports Sac" distribution center in McCreary County, and stole at least 21 hundred bags, worth more than 300 thousand dollars.

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Water situation getting worse in Perry County

Updated: 01/12/2010 - The City of Hazard turned the water off Tuesday morning to the northern part of Perry County after officials found another leak on the city's storage tanks.

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Drug forum in Hazard

Updated: 01/12/2010 - State officials say prescription drug abuse is an ongoing issue in eastern Kentucky that can not be ignored.

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UK gets energy research grant

Updated: 02/05/2010 - FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) - Laboratories proposed for the University of Kentucky Center for Applied Energy Research will be used for developing batteries to power next-generation automobiles, Gov. Steve Beshear said Monday.

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Crowd gathers for drug court graduation

Posted: 01/11/2010 - People packed into the Leslie County courthouse Monday night in support of recent drug court graduates from three Eastern Kentucky counties.

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Breathitt County getting money for road repairs

Posted: 01/11/2010 - The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet today announced that Breathitt County Fiscal Court will receive $40,000 in County Road Aid emergency funds. These funds will be used to repair an embankment failure on Miller Branch-Barwick Road.

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