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Grimes still wrestling with decision on Senate bid

Updated: 04/23/2013 - Secretary of State Alison Lundergan Grimes is still wrestling with the idea of seeking the Democratic nomination to challenge Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell in next year's election.

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Lawmakers urge delay in control tower furloughs

Posted: 04/23/2013 - Two senators are urging the Obama administration to postpone the furloughing of air traffic controllers, saying the turmoil caused by reduced staffing raises economic and security concerns as well as inconveniencing thousands of travelers.

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Officials investigate phone call scams

Posted: 04/23/2013 - Police in Johnson County say some people have reported getting phone calls from someone claiming they have won several thousand dollars, but they have to pay money up front to get it.

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Beshear handing out books at juvenile jail

Updated: 04/23/2013 - Jane Beshear, a former teacher, will be among tens of thousands of volunteers who will distribute a half million paperbacks on Tuesday.

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GE hires 200 more workers for new line

Posted: 04/23/2013 - Company officials told The Courier-Journal on Monday that GE's Appliance Park plant added two assembly lines for the front-loading washers and matching dryers and hired 200 workers.

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Man dies following stabbing at E.Ky. jail

Posted: 04/23/2013 - State police tell us Michael Lynch, 31, died after being stabbed in the neck by Eric Chapman, 32, on Sunday at the Eastern Kentucky Correctional Complex in West Liberty.

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New study: more than half Ky. adults have no dental insurance

Posted: 04/23/2013 - The Kentucky Health Issues Poll was funded by the Foundation for a Healthy Kentucky and the Health Foundation of Greater Cincinnati and conducted last fall by the Institute for Policy Research at the University of Cincinnati.

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New charges in Greenup County murder

Updated: 04/25/2013 - Detectives and Kentucky State Police troopers found a body along Happy Ridge Road in Greenup County on Friday and positively identified it as Christopher Frazier, 29, of Westwood, Ky.

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Pound, Virginia store owner robbed, tied up

Posted: 04/23/2013 - Officers with the Wise County Sheriff's Office say two people with masks went into the novelty shop known as "Get-It-Gone"earlier this week.

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2013 East Kentucky Leadership Award for Private Individual

Posted: 04/22/2013 - This year's East Kentucky Leadership Private Individual Award built a civil engineering firm from the ground up in Southern Kentucky and that company continues to break new ground across the region.

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Boston bomb suspect charged; religious motive seen

Posted: 04/23/2013 - The two brothers suspected of bombing the Boston Marathon appear to have been motivated by a radical brand of Islam but do not seem connected to any Muslim terrorist groups, U.S. officials said Monday after interrogating and charging Dzhokhar Tsarnaev with crimes that could bring the death penalty.

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Appeals court rejects coal permitting process

Posted: 04/22/2013 - The ruling Monday reverses a lower court's ruling in eastern Kentucky that upheld the nationwide permitting process adopted by the Army Corps of Engineers in 2007.

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11-year-old brings gun to Pulaski County school

Posted: 04/22/2013 - The Assistant Superintendent tells us that on Monday morning, the 11-year-old boy told a teacher at Southern Elementary school that he forgot to take his gun out of his pocket before leaving for school.

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Gov. Beshear signs bill for children with severe allergies

Posted: 04/23/2013 - Governor Steve Beshear today ceremonially signed House Bill 172, a measure to encourage schools to keep emergency medication on hand for children who can suffer severe, life-threatening allergic reactions.

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