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Prestonsburg extends city limits along U.S. 23

Updated: 05/16/2013 - A meeting in Prestonsburg was held on Thursday for the second reading of two ordinances to extend the Prestonsburg city limits along U.S. 23 to the Johnson and Pike County lines.

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Campuses awarding more than 61,000 degrees

Posted: 05/16/2013 - The Kentucky Council on Post-secondary Education estimates more than 61,000 students are getting diplomas from the state's public and independent colleges and universities in the academic year coming to a close.

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Plane with foreign tourists crashes in Nepal

Posted: 05/16/2013 - Police say the plane was trying to land at Jomsom located some 200 kilometers (125 miles) northwest of Katmandu on Thursday when it crashed on the banks of Kaligandaki river.

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At least 6 confirmed dead in Texas tornado

Posted: 05/16/2013 - The worst-hit city Wednesday was Granbury, where authorities say the fatalities occurred as the deadly tornado tore through two neighborhoods.

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Rehab facility gives injured birds a second chance

Posted: 05/16/2013 - When people get hurt, they can go to a hospital and receive treatment. But what happens when birds get hurt? There is a facility in southeastern Kentucky for that.

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Letcher Elementary School remembers Melanie Cooper Blair

Updated: 05/15/2013 - Compassionate, caring and full of energy. Melanie Cooper Blair's coworkers say she was the epitome of a teacher. Blair died of cancer on Tuesday and teachers are celebrating her life and sharing memories.

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First tropical storm of hurricane season

Posted: 05/15/2013 - The National Hurricane Center in Miami says Tropical Storm Alvin could become a hurricane in several days but isn't a threat to land right now.

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Cleveland police recount rescue of missing women

Posted: 05/15/2013 - Four officers at the Wednesday event recounted the emotionally charged moments of finding the women at a home and realizing one who escaped and called 911 was Amanda Berry, who disappeared a decade earlier.

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Suspect in W.Va. sheriff's slaying pleads not guilty

Updated: 05/16/2013 - An official in the circuit clerk's office said that a grand jury on Monday charged 37-year-old Tennis Maynard with first-degree murder, attempted first-degree murder and fleeing authorities.

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Flight 5191 families hope 'Sole Survivor' will provide answers

Posted: 05/15/2013 - It was one of the darkest days in Kentucky history, the 2006 crash of Comair flight 5191 near Blue Grass airport. Wednesday night, a documentary that includes an interview with the only survivor of that crash will have its first public screening.

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