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MSHA Fines Massey Unit $180K For Accident

Posted: 01/15/2009 - CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) - A Massey Energy subsidiary has been fined $180,000 for three violations that federal investigators say contributed to an injury accident at a West Virginia coal mine last February.

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Search for Pike Teen Will Continue

Posted: 01/15/2009 - The arctic blast is keeping crews searching for a Pike County teenager, but their work has not stopped.

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Working In The Cold

Updated: 01/15/2009 - While many stay indoors to beat the winter chill, there are those who must work outside and deal with the elements.

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US Airways Plane Crashes Into Hudson River

Updated: 02/05/2010 - NEW YORK (AP) - A US Airways plane crashed into the Hudson River on Thursday afternoon after striking a bird that disabled two engines, sending passengers fleeing for safety in the frigid waters, a government official says.

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Obama Adviser Pledges Money to Reduce Foreclosures

Posted: 01/15/2009 - President-elect Barack Obama's top economic adviser has sent a letter to the Senate's Democratic leader promising to spend between $50 billion and $100 billion of the financial bailout fund to reduce the number of foreclosures.

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Senate Panel OKs Clinton for Secretary of State

Updated: 04/09/2009 - No barriers are in the way of Hillary Rodham Clinton's confirmation as secretary of state. A full Senate vote is expected next week, following today's 16-1 vote in her favor by the Senate Foreign Relations Committee.

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Holder Facing Senate, Admits Past Errors

Updated: 04/09/2009 - Eric Holder Jr's. path to becoming the nation's first African-American attorney general appears rockier than President-elect Barack Obama's other Cabinet choices.

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Bill To Regulate Coal Ash Ponds Introduced

Posted: 01/14/2009 - WASHINGTON (AP) - A West Virginia Democrat is introducing legislation that would set the first federal standards for coal ash ponds at power plants.

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Feds Fine Kentucky Mine $147,000

Posted: 01/14/2009 - WHITESBURG, Ky. (AP) - The U.S. Mine Safety and Health Adminstration has fined a Kentucky mining company $147,300 for a "flagrant violation" of mine safety rules.

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Something Fishy: Judge Will Allow Catch In Court

Posted: 01/14/2009 - FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) - A federal judge will allow prosecutors to introduce a frozen fish as evidence in a bid-rigging case against a former government official, a construction contractor and one of his aides.

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Three Boys Are Rescued

Posted: 01/14/2009 - Three young boys in Breathitt County are rescued after getting stuck on the edge of a cliff overlooking highway 15 in Jackson.

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Kentucky Homeplace Program Halted

Updated: 01/14/2009 - Funding cuts force a Kentucky prescription program to end, leaving thousands without the help they need. Kentucky Homeplace helps people in need fill prescriptions at no cost. The Cabinet of Public Health eliminated the rest of their 2 million dollar budget for the fiscal year.

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Shelters See More Traffic

Updated: 01/14/2009 - A recent study shows Kentucky had the largest increase in homelessness in the U.S. from 2005 to 2007 and workers with one shelter say the trend is continuing.

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