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30 Year Sentence Handed Down To Man

Posted: 03/20/2009 - An eastern Kentucky man is sentenced to 30 years in prison after a crash kills a pregnant woman and her unborn child.

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Post Office Offering Early Out, Cutting Managers

Posted: 03/20/2009 - WASHINGTON (AP) - Battered by the economy, the post office is offering early retirement to 150,000 workers, cutting management and closing offices, the agency said Friday.

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Indicted Officials Make Court Appearance

Updated: 03/20/2009 - An eastern Kentucky school superintendent and county clerk have entered not guilty pleas in federal court a day after being indicted in an alleged election rigging scheme. Attorneys for Clay County school superintendent Douglas C. Adams and Clay County Clerk Freddy Thompson entered not guilty pleas Friday in U.S. District Court.

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Former AIG Head Denies He Started Exec Bonuses

Posted: 03/20/2009 - The former head of insurance giant AIG is asserting that the company under his leadership did not have the type of executive bonus system that has come under harsh criticism across the country.

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Community Reacts to Clay County Arrests

Posted: 03/19/2009 - Eight people are arrested including elected officials accused of using their office to commit a crime. Federal agents took the group away in handcuffs in Clay County. From the county clerk to the superintendent and even a long-time circuit judge.

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New Automated 911 System

Updated: 03/20/2009 - A new 911 system is expected to keep families in Harlan County one step ahead of severe weather or other disasters.

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Coal Mine Closes

Updated: 03/19/2009 - More than 40 coal miners are out of a job after a Floyd County Coal Mine suddenly closed Thursday.

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Water Bills Adjusted

Posted: 03/19/2009 - Some customers in one eastern Kentucky county probably noticed some cheaper water bills this month.

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Mother & Two Sons Are Arrested

Updated: 03/19/2009 - A mother and her sons are behind bars tonight, after police in one county move in on their alleged drug dealing operation.

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Federal Grand Jury Indicts Several Clay County Officials

Updated: 03/20/2009 - A federal grand jury indicts several Clay County officials in an alleged vote buying scheme. Those charged include Clay County School Superintendent Doug Adams, County Clerk Freddy Thompson, Former Circuit Judge Cletus Maricle, Clay County Democratic Party Chairman Charles Wayne Jones and election officers William E. Stivers and Paul E. Bishop. Also Arrested were William Morris and Debra Morris

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Grant to Fix Sewer Woes

Updated: 03/19/2009 - Leslie County officials say sewage is backing up into yards and streams, but they hope this problem will soon be a thing of the past. The mayor of Hyden just received a two and a half million dollar grant to repair the sewer system.

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Police Adviser Home From Afghanistan

Updated: 03/20/2009 - A police officer from Jackson County is home with his wife and three kids after serving a year in Afghanistan.

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Police Shut Down Meth Lab

Updated: 03/18/2009 - Police take more drugs off the streets after shutting down a meth lab.

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Judge Tells Ky. Counties To Pay Up

Updated: 03/18/2009 - The cost of arguing a 10 commandments case before the nation's highest court apparently has a big price tag. Now the question: who pays for it?

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Two State Troopers Respond To Lawsuit

Posted: 03/18/2009 - In the suit, Melonie Pursifull accuses the troopers of acting negligent when they were chasing two teens out of Harlan County in January 2008.

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