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WKYT Investigates: Parents' concern over McCreary Co. teacher's past

Posted: 08/29/2014 - Word spread quickly through the McCreary County school district that a new teacher was in town. Brent Sexton teaches English at McCreary Central High School. In 2008, while Sexton was teaching in neighboring Wayne County, the school district claims they found inappropriate text messages exchanged between Sexton and a student at Wayne County High School while he was teaching there.

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University bets $10 million on poor city's kids

Posted: 08/28/2014 - Public schools in the small Pennsylvania city of Reading are plagued by low test scores in reading, math and science, and fewer than 70 percent of its students graduate higher school.

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White House preps legal case for immigration steps

Posted: 08/28/2014 - President Barack Obama's lawyers are carefully crafting a legal rationale for executive actions on immigration as a self-imposed, end-of-summer deadline to act approaches.

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Lawyer shaves goatee to help Hazard police officer

Updated: 08/27/2014 - Earlier this month, Sam Collins pledged to shave his head if he could raise $1,000 to help Lieutenant Paul Campbell, who is diagnosed with stage four colon cancer. Circuit Judge Bill Engle challenged Collins to take it a step further, by shaving off his goatee.

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Judge OKs sale of 3 James River Coal mines

Posted: 08/27/2014 - The sale includes the Hampden complex in West Virginia, including the assets of Logan & Kanawha Coal Co. LLC; the Hazard complex in Kentucky, excluding the assets of Laurel Mountain Resources LLC; and the Triad Mining complex in Indiana.

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Military: Jet in Virginia crash based in Mass.

Updated: 08/27/2014 - Pentagon spokesman Air Force Lt. Col. Tom Crosson says the pilot of the single-seat aircraft was with the 104th Fighter Wing of the Massachusetts Air National Guard.

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Time Warner Cable says outages largely resolved

Updated: 08/27/2014 - Time Warner Cable says service has been largely restored after a problem that occurred during routine maintenance caused a nationwide outage of its Internet service for hours.

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