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Illinois man, 73, gets new lung at Ky. hospital

Posted: 03/14/2013 - A Louisville hospital says a 73-year-old Illinois patient who recently underwent a lung transplant is the oldest person in Kentucky ever to receive a new lung.

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State will display superintendent pay, evaluations

Posted: 03/14/2013 - FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) - The public will soon be able to view the full compensation packages of Kentucky's superintendents as well as their performance evaluations on the education department's website, state officials have announced.

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Election board clears Williams of coordination

Posted: 03/14/2013 - The Kentucky Registry of Election Finance has cleared former Senate President David Williams and a political action of illegal coordination during the 2011 election.

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Pullin revamps state's code of military justice

Posted: 03/14/2013 - FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) - State Rep. Tanya Pullin has maneuvered a bill through the legislature that modernizes an aged code of military justice for the Kentucky National Guard.

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Couple sentenced in toddler death

Posted: 03/14/2013 - A court official says a Monticello couple has been sentenced to 25 years in prison in the death of the woman's 18-month-old son.

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UPDATE: Cops kill suspect in deadly NY shooting rampage

Updated: 03/14/2013 - State police Superintendent Joseph D'Amico says 64-year-old Kurt Myers fired through a first-floor door after troopers and FBI agents entered around 8 a.m. Thursday, killing an FBI dog sent into the room.

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Man found dead, 2 people emaciated at hotel

Posted: 03/13/2013 - Lexington police spokeswoman Sherelle Roberts told the Lexington Herald-Leader police believe the two people found alive are adults but that at least one may have mental disabilities or a physical handicap.

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Hazard homeless shelter receives donation

Updated: 03/13/2013 - After cutting back on its services last fall due to lack of funding, The Corner Haven homeless shelter in Hazard received a helping hand Tuesday from an unlikely source.

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Floyd County shooting victim talks to Mountain News

Updated: 03/13/2013 - Police say a shooting in Floyd County Tuesday night killed one man and injured two others people. Lorene Halbert, wife of shooting victim, Famer Halbert, says Ronald and Loretta Wright conspired to kill them both at their home in Mcdowell.

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EKY natives headlining music tour

Posted: 03/13/2013 - Kory Caudill and Roger Coleman grew up playing music in here in Eastern Kentucky. Now they are beginning a tour with one of country music's rising stars, and their first stop is right here in the mountains.

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Arson suspected in restaurant fire

Updated: 03/13/2013 - An arson investigation is underway after a restaurant burned in Bell County. The fire heavily damaged the Burger Hut in Pineville.

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Lawmakers trying to reach deals during break

Posted: 03/13/2013 - FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) - Legislative leaders are planning to work through a break in hopes of reaching accords on a litany of bills at risk of dying because of disagreements between the Democratic-controlled House and the Republican-led Senate.

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