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Judge rebuffs Obama administration on mining rule

Posted: 08/12/2009 - A federal judge has rebuffed the Obama administration's attempt to reverse a last-minute Bush-era rule that allows surface mine waste to be dumped near streams.

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Pitino apologizes for "indiscretion"

Posted: 08/13/2009 - The U of L basketball coach read a statement regarding the scandal involving him Wednesday evening. He apologized to the university and his family, and says he'll remain coach "as long as they will have me."

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Pitino scandal had roots in restaurant tryst

Updated: 08/12/2009 - LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) - The woman accused of trying to extort Louisville men's basketball coach Rick Pitino approached him in a restaurant six years ago, and the two had sex at a table after closing time, the coach told police..

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Robbery arrest is made

Posted: 08/11/2009 - A Harlan County man is arrested in connection with two robberies at different Save-A-Lot stores including the one where he worked!

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Parents think school is unsafe

Posted: 08/11/2009 - Pike County schools open Wednesday, but some parents at one school feel the building is unsafe for their children.

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Fuel spills in to creek

Posted: 08/11/2009 - Crews continue to clean up a diesel spill just off US 23 in Wise County, Virginia tonight. Officials say a tractor trailer filled with the fuel ran off the busy road and turned over, dumping thousands of gallons into a nearby creek.

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State hires monitor for private prison

Posted: 08/11/2009 - WHEELWRIGHT, Ky. (AP) - The Kentucky Department of Corrections has hired a monitor for a private prison in eastern Kentucky where female inmates have reported sexual assaults by staff.

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Child recovers after being hit by a car

Posted: 08/11/2009 - A two year old girl involved in an accident at her home continues to recover. Officials responded to a report of a child run over by a car off Verne Road in Whitley County about Six Monday evening.

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Motel is robbed

Posted: 08/11/2009 - Police say the Super 8 Motel in South Williamson on highway 292 east was robbed at about 2 o'clock Tuesday morning.

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Another eastern Kentucky town goes smoke free

Updated: 02/05/2010 - Another eastern Kentucky city goes smoke free. Monday night, the Prestonsburg city council voted five to two in favor of a smoking ban inside all public buildings.

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Shooting in Knott County

Updated: 08/11/2009 - We have new information on a shooting late last night in Knott County.

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Two year old child is hit by car

Updated: 08/11/2009 - The Whitley County Sheriff's Department has confirmed that a two year old child was hit by a car Monday evening.

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Knox County road unsafe for school buses

Posted: 08/10/2009 - One woman says a frequently traveled road in Knox County is in need of repairs, and now she is trying to bring attention to the problem.

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Thousands of drugs are seized from one home

Updated: 08/10/2009 - Thousands of illegal drugs and stolen items are seized from one home in what police call one of the biggest drug busts in Pike County.

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School District Goes Green

Updated: 02/05/2010 - Floyd County schools, like many others, are already back in session. This year, the district is going green.

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