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Police To Start Giving Tickets For Not Wearing Seat Belt

Updated: 12/27/2006 - For months, police have been pulling over drivers just for not wearing a seat belt. So far they've been giving drivers warnings, but starting next Monday, officers will begin giving drivers without a seat belt on a ticket with a twenty five dollar fine.

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Body Of Missing ATV Rider Found

Posted: 12/25/2006 - Kentucky State Police in Pikeville say the body of an ATV rider that went missing Sunday night was found Monday.

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Coal Experts Hope For Safer 2007 While Others Seeking Tougher Laws

Posted: 12/25/2006 - This year Kentucky's coalfields were scarred by 16 deaths and the worst mining disaster in the state since 1989. Coal operators contributed to at least 13 of the fatalities by failing to meet safety standards, according to state and federal investigations.

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KSP Detective Found Dead At His Home

Updated: 12/26/2006 - A Kentucky State Police trooper was found dead in his eastern Kentucky home Monday afternoon, but no foul play is suspected, authorities said.

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Family Giving Back To Community That Gave To Them In Their Time Of Need

Updated: 12/25/2006 - One Eastern Kentucky family says they know what it's like to lose everything you own, but now they are trying to give back to the community that helped them when they were in need. The family says spreading Christmas cheer makes the season worth while.

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Man Shot In Lee County

Posted: 12/25/2006 - State Police say a man is in critical condition after being shot Saturday evening.

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Pike County Accident Kills West Virginia Man

Posted: 12/25/2006 - 31 year old Gary Peter Daniels of West Virginia was killed after he lost control of his vehicle and hit a tree in Hardy on Kentucky Route 319 in Pike County Sunday morning.

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Eastern Kentucky Native Awarded Purple Heart

Updated: 12/23/2006 - An Eastern Kentucky native receives a purple heart after being shot more than 10 times. Now he's back at his Letcher County home, for the holidays.

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Kentucky Government Lags In Hiring Minorities

Posted: 12/23/2006 - LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) - Three of Gov. Ernie Fletcher's nine cabinets meet state goals for employing minorities, but the rest of state government is falling short, including Fletcher's office and those of every other constitutional officer.

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Brooks Agrees To Contract Extension With Kentucky

Posted: 12/22/2006 - Kentucky coach Rich Brooks has agreed to a contract extension, but the terms will not be released until January, football spokesman Tony Neely said Friday night.

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Motorist Hit The Highways For Holiday Weekend

Updated: 12/22/2006 - Friday's weather didn't stop many drivers from getting on the roads. Motorists hit the roadways Friday, some just leaving, others passing through. But there's no doubt about it, the holiday travel weekend has arrived.

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