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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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Farmer's trial delayed till October

Posted: 05/15/2013 - The trial was originally scheduled for July, but today a federal judge delayed it until October 22, 2013.

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Beshear active in seeking McConnell challenger

Posted: 05/15/2013 - Gov. Steve Beshear says he's part of efforts to recruit a Democrat to challenge Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell in next year's election in Kentucky.

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GED tests free in Ky. for 11 weeks

Posted: 05/15/2013 - Kentuckians who take the GED test between now and July 31 will have their fee paid by Kentucky Adult Education.

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Buchanan County, VA man facing gun charges

Posted: 05/15/2013 - Ricky Lee Deel, 53, of Oakwood, Va., is charged with one count of possession of a firearm by a convicted felon after officers searched his home located on Poplar Grove Road.

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Former Ashland PD officer pleads guilty to federal charges

Posted: 05/15/2013 - 32-year-old Melvin "JR" Schoch Jr. pleaded guilty to possession with intent to distribute Oxycodone and possessing a firearm in during the commission of a drug crime, during a hearing in U.S. District Court in Ashland.

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Powell County man indicted on murder charges

Posted: 05/15/2013 - The Boyd County Grand Jury charged Brett Thompson, 18, of Stanton, Ky., with one count of murder in the death of two-and-a-half-month-old Alivia Worstell earlier this month.

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Report: Appalachian coal mining will continue to decline

Posted: 05/15/2013 - A new report suggests Central Appalachia's coal industry faces difficult times in the years ahead. Researchers predict coal production could drop by as much as 31 percent by the year 2020.

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Abuse panel to issue first report this year

Posted: 05/14/2013 - A panel appointed by Kentucky Gov. Steve Beshear to review cases of severe child abuse and neglect says it expects to issue its first report later this year.

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Letcher County officials name highway after sheriff

Posted: 05/14/2013 - Sheriff Danny Webb chose to serve and protect his community. That dedication has allowed Danny Webb to serve the people of Eastern Kentucky as a state trooper and Letcher County's sheriff for decades. Family, friends and coworkers managed to keep Sheriff Danny Webb Highway a surprise.

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