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Senator Edward Kennedy dies at 77

Updated: 08/26/2009 - HYANNIS PORT, Mass. (AP) - Massachusetts Sen. Edward M. Kennedy, the liberal lion of the Senate, has died after battling a brain tumor. He was 77.

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Jail inmate files lawsuit

Posted: 08/26/2009 - An inmate at a southern Kentucky jail files suit against the jailer and several other employees, claiming alleged abuse and that he was denied medical treatment.

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One dead in fiery crash

Updated: 08/26/2009 - A fiery crash leaves one person dead and police searching for their identity. The accident happened around 9:00 this morning off of the Hal Rogers Parkway near exit 56.

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Pitino: Sex scandal 'pure hell' for family

Updated: 08/27/2009 - Louisville coach Rick Pitino says a sex scandal involving a woman accused of trying to extort him has been "pure hell" for his family and that he's had enough.

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Threat of H1N1 closes another Letcher County school

Updated: 10/06/2009 - Cowan Elementary in Letcher County is closed for the rest of the week. Health officials say across the county there are six confirmed cases of the H1N1 virus Though it is unclear how many, if any, of those are at the elementary school, officials say they don't want to take any chances.

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Webb wins special state Senate election

Posted: 08/25/2009 - FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) - A Grayson lawyer who had strong backing from the state Democratic Party was elected Tuesday to a vacant seat in the state Senate.

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Internet sting leads to arrest

Posted: 08/25/2009 - At least one person arrested during an internet sting operation in Louisville is from eastern Kentucky.

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Program offers health care assistance

Updated: 08/25/2009 - People receiving health care benefits from public programs like Medicare and Medicaid can now find more help when they run in to problems. The State Health Insurance Assistance Program (SHIP) offers guidance to Eastern Kentuckians on finding the right health care plan, and what to do if a public option is not available.

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City to get cleaner water system

Posted: 08/25/2009 - One eastern Kentucky city will soon have a cleaner water system, thanks to some federal stimulus money.

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Rape suspect makes court appearance

Posted: 08/25/2009 - A Johnson County rape suspect, who skipped his trial and was missing for six weeks, made his first court appearance since being found.

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Construction of Depot plant underway

Updated: 08/25/2009 - Lawmakers and media are allowed to tour the Bluegrass Army Depot construction site where chemical weapons will be destroyed.

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School buses are turning "Green"

Posted: 08/25/2009 - The color will stay yellow, but the buses will be considered "greener" for the environment.

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Man dies following pool accident

Updated: 08/25/2009 - A young man has died, nearly a week after suffering a spinal cord injury at a Southern Kentucky pool.

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Maytag recalls more refrigerators

Posted: 08/25/2009 - Maytag is recalling about 46,000 refrigerators under the Maytag, Magic Chef, Performa by Maytag and Crosley brand names, due to a fire hazard.

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