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Businessman Charged After Federal Raid

Updated: 06/07/2007 - An Estill county businessman is in jail after a federal raid. Larry Riddell is accused of selling stolen goods. The FBI, ATF, and state police took a truck load of evidence from his construction business, convenience store, and home. The raid was part of a three month investigation.

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Trial For Pike County Mother Charged With Manslaughter Begins

Updated: 06/07/2007 - Prosecutors say a Pike County mother should be locked up. They claim her son drowned because she wasn't watching him. Four year old Josh Justice died in July of 2005. Now, his mother Rhonda Justice, is on trial for second degree manslaughter.

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Gay Rights Groups Concerned By Surgeon General Nominee's Stances

Posted: 06/06/2007 - President Bush's nominee for surgeon general has come under fire from gay rights groups. Kentucky cardiologist Doctor James Holsinger voted to expel a lesbian pastor from the United Methodist Church and wrote in 1991 that gay sex is unnatural and unhealthy.

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Drought Could Be Bad News For Boaters, Fishermen

Posted: 06/06/2007 - No rain and two leaking dams are causing low water levels all along the Cumberland River system and could make boating hazardous this summer and harm fisheries.

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Report Shows Methadone Leading Cause Of Overdose Deaths

Updated: 06/06/2007 - Out of nearly 500 overdose deaths in Kentucky last year, the state medical examiner's annual report says more than 40 percent of the autopsies showed the pain killer, Methadone was the leading cause. Other officials say that number may be misleading and Methadone shouldn't be the lone target.

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City Council To Investigate Mayor

Updated: 06/05/2007 - Leaders in an eastern Kentucky city . . say they need to investigate their mayor . . and their police department.

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