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10 Things to know for Friday

Posted: 04/19/2013 - Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Friday.

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Texas town gathers to pray after plant blast

Posted: 04/18/2013 - WEST, Texas (AP) - Worshippers came by the hundreds to pray at a non-denominational church service honoring the victims of a Central Texas fertilizer plant blast.

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Clinton says he's disappointed gun measure failed

Posted: 04/18/2013 - WASHINGTON (AP) - Former President Bill Clinton says he's disappointed the Senate fell short of the votes needed to expand background checks for gun purchases.

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Remains of possible explosives at Pa. drill sites

Posted: 04/18/2013 - PITTSBURGH (AP) - Police say they're investigating reports remains of small explosive devices were found at two natural gas drilling sites in northeastern Pennsylvania.

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FBI: Pilot worker says Haslam knew of rebate fraud

Posted: 04/18/2013 - NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - An FBI agent's affidavit says a Pilot Flying J employee told authorities that Cleveland Browns owner Jimmy Haslam knew about rebate fraud at the truck stop chain his family owns.

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Flash floods bring big damages

Updated: 04/18/2013 - Flash floods covered miles of roadways in Clay County Thursday, but now folks in the Bright Shade and Goose Creek areas have lots of damage left behind.

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New bear added to Bear O'Fair

Posted: 04/18/2013 - The Pikeville/Pike County Artisan Alliance debuted the newest bear of the Bear O'Fair collection.

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Friends testify in Bell County murder trial

Updated: 04/19/2013 - Candy Maiden, Brian Hatfield, and Deborah Partin are accused of beating 91-year old William Taylor in 2008. He died one week later from his injuries.

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FAA warns about delays as airport furloughs begin Sunday

Posted: 04/19/2013 - Air traffic controller furloughs scheduled to kick in on Sunday could result in flight delays of more than three hours in Atlanta, as well as significant delays in Chicago, Los Angeles and New York-area airports, federal officials said Thursday.

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Tuition increases capped at 3 percent

Posted: 04/19/2013 - The Council on Postsecondary Education has capped tuition increases at public colleges and universities at 3 percent.

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Churchill Downs ups security for Kentucky Derby

Posted: 04/19/2013 - Churchill Downs has announced tighter security and expanded screening for patrons, employees and vendors headed to the track for the 139th running of the Kentucky Derby

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Ky. jobless rate rises to 8 percent in March

Posted: 04/18/2013 - The Kentucky Office of Employment and Training is reporting that the state's jobless rate increased slightly in March to 8 percent from 7.9 percent in February.

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McConnell ad seizes on recording, far left jabs

Posted: 04/18/2013 - The McConnell campaign will begin airing a statewide TV spot on Friday that seizes on a secret recording of the senator that is tied to a liberal super PAC.

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Water-covered roads delay Bell Co. drivers for hours

Posted: 04/18/2013 - Some people had to wait hours before driving through a section of Highway 221 in the Stoney Fork community of Bell County, where water covered the roadway and made it impassable.

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McConnell to give Murray commencement speech

Posted: 04/17/2013 - MURRAY, Ky. (AP) - Murray State University says Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell will give the keynote address at its spring commencement next month.

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