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Officials Working To Keep Students Safe

Updated: 08/21/2008 - Principals and teachers here in Eastern Kentucky actually have new measures in place this school year to help prevent student fights from getting out of hand.

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Chandler, McConnell tout chemical weapons progress

Posted: 08/21/2008 - Two political rivals teamed up Thursday to tout the progress made toward construction of a facility that will destroy Richmond's stockpile of Cold War-era chemical weapons.

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FDA: Irradiating Spinach, Lettuce OK To Kill Germs

Posted: 08/21/2008 - Consumers worried about salad safety may soon be able to buy fresh spinach and iceberg lettuce zapped with just enough radiation to kill E. coli and a few other germs.

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Student Killed In Shooting At Knoxville School

Updated: 08/21/2008 - A student fatally shot a 15-year-old classmate during a dispute Thursday at a Knoxville high school, police said, as other teenagers watched in horror as the victim clutched his chest and fell to the floor.

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Animal Rights Supporters Target Two Kentucky Counties

Updated: 08/21/2008 - Two Kentucky counties have been targeted in separate lawsuits by animal rights supporters who claim the local shelters are inhumane for the animals they're supposed to support.

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Consumer Product Safety Commission Announces Recalls

Posted: 08/20/2008 - The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission announced a voluntary recall of the following consumer product. Consumers should stop using recalled products immediately unless otherwise instructed.

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24 Hour Recycling Center

Updated: 08/21/2008 - The city of London and Laurel County now has a new 24 hour recycling center. The public works director says it will save the city thousands of dollars.

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Computer Glitch Causes Big Scare

Posted: 08/20/2008 - UK officials say students were worried their schedules for the fall semester had disappeared because they couldn't access them online.

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Machine Spark Caused Sawmill Fire

Posted: 08/20/2008 - Officials say the sparks caught some sawdust on fire and then it spread and burned all of the sawdust on site. It took almost 50 firefighters to put out the blaze.

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Jail Officials Face Lawsuit

Posted: 08/20/2008 - The lawsuits claim two inmates didn't get the medical help they needed despite repeated pleas to be taken to a hospital.

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"Bullman" Is Out Of Jail

Posted: 08/20/2008 - A two-time candidate for governor is out of jail. The Lexington Herald reports Otis Hensley's son put up a ten thousand dollar bond for his release.

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Police Searching For Lotto Ticket Thief

Updated: 08/20/2008 - A thief steals hundreds of lottery tickets from a Pike County store and police say he is cashing the winning ones at other stores. Police are hoping to stop him before he gets any more money.

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