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Body scanner helps keep contraband out of jail

Posted: 04/02/2013 - A new high-tech body scanner at the Jefferson County jail has been so successful at helping keep out contraband that officials want to purchase another one for a different jail facility downtown.

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North Korea vows to restart nuclear facilities

Posted: 04/02/2013 - North Korea has vowed to restart mothballed facilities at its main Nyongbyon nuclear complex which were closed in 2007 as part of an international nuclear disarmament deal.

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Sifting of September 11th debris for remains begins anew

Updated: 04/02/2013 - Investigators are sifting through newly uncovered debris from the World Trade Center for the first time in three years, hoping more victims might be identified after tens of millions have been spent on the painstaking identification process.

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High-skilled visa requests likely to exceed supply

Posted: 04/02/2013 - The Homeland Security Department expects applications for high-skilled immigration visas to outpace the available supply in a matter of days, one of the fastest runs on the much-sought-after work permits in years.

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UK digital library joining in nationwide project

Posted: 04/02/2013 - The University of Kentucky's Kentucky Digital Library has been picked to work with four others nationwide in a pilot project to launch The Digital Public Library of America.

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Issel honored on charitable Maker's Mark bottle

Posted: 04/02/2013 - Basketball Hall of Famer Dan Issel, who played for the Kentucky Wildcats from 1967 to 1970, will be honored on this year's edition of the signature charitable bottle released by Keeneland and Maker's Mark.

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Logan County, WV teen battling cancer

Updated: 04/02/2013 - Family and friends of 14-year-old Skyler Miller came together for a special Easter service in the waiting area outside the Pediatric Intensive Care Unit at Cabell-Huntington Hospital.

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Campbell County, TN man killed in crash

Posted: 04/02/2013 - Reports indicate Earl Strange was headed west on Old Middlesboro Road around 5:30 a.m. when his car went off the road while he was taking a curve.

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Old Dominion Power asking for rate increase

Posted: 04/02/2013 - The electric utility is proposing to increase its rates by more than 9 percent in order to recover the costs associated with improving service and reliability.

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Manchester City Council approves fire protection rate hike

Posted: 04/02/2013 - Some people in Clay County will soon be paying more for fire protection. Manchester City Council members voted 5-3 Monday to double fire protection rates for some people who live just outside city limits.

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Deputy cleared in fatal shooting of driver

Posted: 04/02/2013 - A grand jury in central Kentucky has cleared a sheriff's deputy of criminal charges in the fatal shooting of a suspect after the man's car spun out and he allegedly began accelerating toward the deputy.

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New Weather Warnings Launched

Updated: 04/02/2013 - The National Weather Service unveiled its new severe weather warnings system yesterday. Officials say it will provide more specific details about storms.

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Sifting of WTC debris for Sept. 11 remains begins

Posted: 04/02/2013 - The New York City medical examiner's office says it has started sifting construction debris from the World Trade Center site in an effort to find any human remains from the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks.

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Georgia town makes gun ownership mandatory

Posted: 04/02/2013 - A north Georgia city has approved an ordinance that would make gun ownership mandatory, though the measure doesn't include a penalty for those who don't comply.

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Whitfield wants details of Corps fishing decision

Updated: 04/02/2013 - A Kentucky congressman is continuing his fight against the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers plan to restrict access to water near dams along the Cumberland River and its tributaries.

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UConn women rout Kentucky, advance to Final Four

Posted: 04/01/2013 - BRIDGEPORT, Conn. (AP) - Breanna Stewart scored 21 points and Kaleena Mosqueda-Lewis added 17 to help top-seed Connecticut rout Kentucky 83-53 on Monday night and advance to a record sixth straight Final Four.

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