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KSP Trooper Recovering After Being Hit By Car

Updated: 12/27/2006 - A State Police post grieving the loss of two officers in one week are suffering again after accident with a trooper. Officers say a car hit a trooper Tuesday night while he was working a car accident.

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Published Reports Say An Eastern Kentucky Prison Is Dangerous

Updated: 12/27/2006 - The Lexington Herald Leader talked to an inmate who says the prison is quote, wild, with drugs and gang violence. Just last week, a second indictment was handed down against an employee accused of smuggling drugs into the prison.

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Six Die On Kentucky Roadways During Christmas Holiday Period

Posted: 12/27/2006 - Preliminary statistics indicate that six people died in six separate crashes on Kentucky’s roadways during the Christmas holiday period from 6:00 p.m. Friday, Dec. 22, 2006, through 11:59 p.m. Monday, Dec. 25, 2006.

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Nine New Judicial Positions to Appear on 2007 Ballot

Posted: 12/27/2006 - Secretary of State Trey Grayson announced today that the Office of the Secretary of State will begin accepting filings for nine (9) newly created judicial positions on Tuesday, January 2, 2007.

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Rain & Fog Make For Nightmare Driving Conditions

Updated: 12/27/2006 - Rain and fog have come at a very inopportune time with travelers heading back home after Christmas, but police say there are ways to keep your family safe.

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Former President Gerald Ford Has Died

Updated: 12/27/2006 - LOS ANGELES (AP) - Gerald R. Ford, who picked up the pieces of Richard Nixon's scandal-shattered White House as the 38th and only unelected president in America's history, has died, his wife, Betty, said Tuesday. He was 93.

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Kentucky State Trooper Struck By Car

Updated: 12/27/2006 - For the third time in a week, Kentucky State Police Post nine in Pikeville is investigating an incident involving one of there own.

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KSP Post Dealing With Loss Of Another Brother

Updated: 12/26/2006 - It has been a rough Christmas weekend for Kentucky State Police. For the second time in one week, troopers at Kentucky State Police Post Nine in Pike County mourn the death of another trooper. 45 year old Detective Joey Howard was found dead in his home Monday afternoon. Now, troopers statewide are trying to deal with the loss of two brothers.

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Many People Hit The Stores For After Christmas Sales

Updated: 12/26/2006 - The joy of Christmas gift giving turns to the headache of gift returning. The day after Christmas is notorious for big sales and bigger lines at customer service desks, as people flock to exchange their gifts.

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Middlesboro Man Facing Drug Charges

Posted: 12/26/2006 - Hubert "Porky" Powers was arrested Friday at his pool room after police say Powers was involved in several undercover purchases of Oxycodone.

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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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