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Man shot and killed by sheriff's deputy

Updated: 06/27/2009 - Authorities are saying little about the shooting Friday morning that left a man dead. A Laurel County sheriff's deputy reported killed a man after a high speed chase.

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Meeks drafted in second round by Bucks

Posted: 06/26/2009 - Former UK men’s basketball All-American Jodie Meeks was selected in the second round (41st overall) of Thursday night’s NBA Draft by the Milwaukee Bucks.

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Local reaction to Michael Jackson's death

Posted: 06/26/2009 - People in eastern Kentucky are also reacting to the shocking death of Michael Jackson. Some we talked to say it doesn't matter if you're five years old or 95 years old, everyone knows the name Michael Jackson. And everyone knows what a loss this is to American culture.

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Teen struggles after shooting

Posted: 06/25/2009 - A teen accidentally shot by his friend continues to struggle on Thursday night in critical condition.

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Michael Jackson dies in LA hospital

Updated: 06/25/2009 - LOS ANGELES (AP) - Michael Jackson, the sensationally gifted "King of Pop" who emerged from childhood superstardom to become the entertainment world's most influential singer and dancer before his life and career deteriorated in a freakish series of scandals, died Thursday, a person with knowledge of the situation told The Associated Press. He was 50.

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Man living in truck gets a new home

Updated: 02/05/2010 - After a fire consumed his home, a Knox County man found himself living out of his pick-up truck. But his luck is turning around as he gets ready to move into a new home.

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Vandalism in Knox County

Updated: 06/25/2009 - Officials in Knox County are looking for suspects in a vandalism ring in the Stinking Creek area.

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New charges in Pitino extortion case

Updated: 06/25/2009 - Federal prosecutors have struck a deal with a man now charged in the alleged plot to extort money from University of Louisville head basketball coach Rick Pitino.

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Those denied FEMA assistance told to reapply

Updated: 06/25/2009 - More than $11 million from FEMA is already in the hands of eastern Kentuckians after the Mother's Day weekend flood. But some people are having trouble getting the help to rebuild.

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Woman is arrested on drug related charges

Updated: 01/06/2010 - A Johnson County woman is arrested after sheriff's deputies say she tried to leave the scene a wreck and then was caught hiding drugs.

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Teen accidentally shot by friend

Updated: 06/24/2009 - Officials in Southern Kentucky are calling it a terrible accident, a teenager, accidentally shot by his friend, with one of their parents guns.

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Outdoor workers coping with heat wave

Updated: 02/05/2010 - The hot and sticky weather continues across eastern Kentucky. Many people can escape into air-conditioning, but for some people it means sweating through the workday.

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Report: FEMA misspent $7 million on warehouses

Posted: 06/24/2009 - WASHINGTON (AP) - Government Investigators say the Federal Emergency Management Agency ignored the law and misused millions of dollars to build two warehouses after hurricanes Katrina and Rita.

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FEMA representatives visit fire department

Updated: 06/24/2009 - Big Creek firefighters in Pike County are still assessing the damage to their department after two floods, but say the costs are already estimated at more than $100,000.

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Silt Pond Aftermath

Updated: 06/24/2009 - Less than a week after a silt pond threatened to overflow its banks in Letcher County, officials are trying to figure out what to do now.

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Kentucky H1N1 cases leveling out

Updated: 10/06/2009 - The number of H1N1 cases in Kentucky seem to be leveling out, but there are still more than 100 people affected by the illness in the bluegrass.

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Two former candidates indicted

Updated: 06/25/2009 - A federal grand jury on Wednesday charged former Perry County Board of Education member Chester Jones of Hazard and Sherman Neace of Bonnyman in connection with the 2008 general election in Perry County.

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