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Proposed bill would allow Ky. to disregard new federal gun laws

Updated: 02/22/2013 - There is a bill moving through the General Assembly that could disregard any future changes to gun laws in the United States. Supporters say the bill protects the basic rights of gun owners, others say the bill itself is unconstitutional.

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Budget cut impacts would hit Ky. military

Posted: 02/22/2013 - An assistant secretary of the Army says automatic federal budget cuts scheduled to kick in next week would impact thousands of military jobs in Kentucky and translate to millions in revenue losses.

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Justice Department joins fraud suit

Posted: 02/22/2013 - The lawsuit alleges that riders on the postal service-sponsored team, including Armstrong, knowingly violated their agreements with the postal service by regularly using banned substances and methods to enhance their performance.

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Obama hosting new Japan PM amid tensions in Asia

Posted: 02/22/2013 - After meeting with Shinzo Abe in the Oval Office, Obama said his discussions with the Japanese leader were focused on steps the two countries could take to encourage trade, expanded commerce and robust growth that will create greater opportunity in the U.S. and Japan.

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Fort Knox soldier, wife fatally shot

Posted: 02/22/2013 - Fort Knox officials say a soldier and his wife have been found fatally shot in their on-post housing unit in what appears to be an episode of domestic violence.

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Pistorius gets bail

Posted: 02/22/2013 - Double-amputee track star Oscar Pistorius will be allowed to go free as he awaits trial in the Valentine's Day shooting death of his girlfriend.

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Bail decision due from magistrate in Pretoria

Posted: 02/22/2013 - Tension is building in a courtroom in Pretoria, South Africa, where double-amputee Olympics athlete Oscar Pistorius is hoping to be granted bail in connection with the Valentine's Day killing of his girlfriend, Reeva Steenkamp.

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Sunday alcohol sales up for vote in Ashland

Posted: 02/22/2013 - The polls are only open to people who live in the Moore and Central Districts of Ashland. It's two districts voting on the same issue and the outcome could be different in each.

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Services held for murdered former mayor

Posted: 02/22/2013 - A funeral home was packed tonight as people began saying goodbye to a former Eastern Kentucky mayor. Ronnie king was found shot to death inside his home after a fire in Harlan County, and family members say they are still in shock.

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10 Things to know for Friday

Posted: 02/22/2013 - Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Friday:

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Senate passes bill to raise dropout age to 18

Posted: 02/21/2013 - The Senate has passed its own version of legislation that would require students to stay in school until they're 18, up from the current dropout age of 16.

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