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Jobless Rate Bolts To 8.1%, 651,000 Jobs Lost

Posted: 03/06/2009 - The government says the nation's unemployment rate bolted to 8.1 percent in February, the highest since late 1983, as cost-cutting employers slashed 651,000 jobs.

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Finally Home! The 201st Engineering Battalion

Updated: 03/06/2009 - They are finally home. Soldiers with the 201st Engineering Battalion are now on Kentucky soil and in the arms of their loved ones after a year long deployment to Afghanistan.

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Business Is Growing In Southern Kentucky

Posted: 03/05/2009 - It's a time when we hear more about job loss than growth. But in Pulaski County, businesses are opening doors and others are planning to expand.

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Proposed Gas Tax Freeze

Posted: 03/05/2009 - One of the many issues lawmakers are debating in Frankfort is a gas tax freeze.

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Still No Leads In Missing Teen Case

Posted: 03/05/2009 - Two weeks have passed and police say they still have no leads about the location of a missing Perry County teen.

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Woman Is Sentenced To Five Years Behind Bars

Posted: 03/05/2009 - A woman caught with more than 3,000 prescription pills at a Martin County traffic stop last year learns how much time she will spend locked up.

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Thieves Target Pharmacy

Updated: 03/05/2009 - Thieves steal hundreds of thousands of dollars worth of prescription pills from an eastern Kentucky pharmacy.

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639,000 New Jobless Claims

Posted: 03/05/2009 - WASHINGTON (AP) - The government says the number of new jobless claims and the total number of people receiving unemployment benefits both dropped unexpectedly last week.

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Iraqi Officials Say Car Bomb Kills 10

Posted: 03/05/2009 - Iraqi police and medical officials say a car bomb in a crowded cattle market south of Baghdad has killed 10 people and injured 32 others.

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House Vote Set on Mortgage Modification

Posted: 03/05/2009 - House Democrats are set to try to push through a bill aimed at helping certain people who face foreclosure keep their homes.

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President Hosts Health Summit

Posted: 03/05/2009 - President Barack Obama launches his bid to overhaul health care today with a White House summit on how to proceed.

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Preparing for Soldier Return

Updated: 03/05/2009 - Hundreds of Kentucky soldiers are making their way home after serving a year in Afghanistan. The 201st Engineering Battalion will be home tomorrow, and many families spent the day preparing for their big homecoming.

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Kentucky's Mine Safety Law "Under Attack"

Updated: 02/05/2010 - FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) - Critics are complaining that three measures pending in the state legislature could undo key provisions of the state's mine safety law.

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Gun Measure Clears House

Posted: 03/04/2009 - FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) - Kentuckians would be able to carry guns through the woods even when they're not hunting under a measure that has cleared the House.

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