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Fighting Crime On Two Wheels

Updated: 06/21/2008 - One city police department is trying to cut costs by putting one of its cops on a bicycle. The main reason the Hazard Police officer is going from four wheels to two is the high gas prices and there could be more cops on bikes in the future.

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Shooting Suspect Appears In Court

Posted: 06/20/2008 - A man accused of shooting his wife while she was working at the Breathitt County Hardees' was in court Friday.

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Fire Investigation Continues

Updated: 01/06/2010 - The investigation continues into a fire that destroyed a family's home and an Eastern Kentucky landmark.

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Road Fully Open To Traffic

Updated: 06/20/2008 - Kentucky 476 near the 2.0 mile marker in Perry County is now open to two-way traffic following cleanup of a train derailment that occured Thursday.

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Whitesburg Making City Improvements

Updated: 06/21/2008 - The city of Whitesburg is making some changes to improve the city and the mayor says one of them is wiring the city for sound.

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World War Two Veteran Dies In Accident

Updated: 06/21/2008 - An Eastern Kentucky community says goodbye to a decorated World War Two veteran who spent his life helping his neighbors in Pike County.

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Police Investigating Deadly Shooting In Whitley County

Updated: 06/20/2008 - A man is shot three times in the head, his body dumped in the middle of a street. Now, police want to know who killed 35 year old Larry Jones. A man found Jones' body while heading to his Whitley County home early Friday morning.

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Trial For County Officials Enters Fifth Day

Updated: 06/20/2008 - Prosecutors rested their case Friday afternoon against four Knott County officials, including the judge-executive, who are accused of paving driveways for votes in 2006.

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Kentucky Moves To Open Season On Black Bears

Posted: 06/20/2008 - Though small in number, black bears have become a nuisance in some Appalachian communities - chasing tourists from campsites, eating from backyard trash cans and emptying dog food bowls on back porches. Now the bears could be fair game for hunters next year.

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Site Selection Process Begins For Future Letcher County Prison

Posted: 06/20/2008 - U.S. Rep. Harold "Hal" Rogers announced Friday that the Federal Bureau of Prisons awarded a contract to an international engineering firm to perform a site selection study for a possible federal prison in Letcher County.

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25 Officers Graduate From Criminal Justice Basic Training

Updated: 01/06/2010 - Law enforcement officers from 18 agencies across the state, including several in eastern Kentucky, graduated Friday from basic training at the Kentucky Department of Criminal Justice Training.

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Congress Debates Intervention Into Racing Safety

Posted: 06/20/2008 - Congress chided Big Brown's trainer for a lack of manners and the horse racing industry for failing to do enough to regulate itself. Then it threatened to pass legislation that would make the sport safer.

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Body Identified In Whitley County

Updated: 06/20/2008 - Police have now identified a man who was shot three times in the head and left along the side of Cane Gap Road in Whitley County.

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Kentucky's Unemployment Rate Jumps

Posted: 06/20/2008 - The state says a combination of students entering the work force and people looking for work to offset higher gasoline costs helped lift the unemployment rate.

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Shoplifting Is Climbing In One City

Posted: 06/19/2008 - There's been a drastic increase in shoplifting in southern Kentucky and retailers and police say the economy could be fueling the criminal activity.

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