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Death toll from Midwest tornadoes reaches 8

Updated: 11/18/2013 - Officials in Illinois don't believe the death toll from yesterday's violent weather will go any higher. Six people died in Illinois, and two more weather-related deaths are confirmed in Michigan.

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Family wildlife rescue working to save young buck and bobcat

Updated: 11/17/2013 - This summer we told you about an inured fawn being nursed back to health by a Floyd County family, after that story aired they received another baby deer as well as a bobcat. The family says they continue to volunteer their time to saving animals because it is what God has called them to do.

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Powell Co. 911 helps in N.C. emergency

Posted: 11/18/2013 - It was an unusual call. A poison control center out of Charlotte, N.C. was begging Kentucky emergency responders to help them transport anti-venom.

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'Art flash mob' hits downtown Hazard

Posted: 11/17/2013 - The Appalachian Arts Alliance did just that Saturday afternoon on the steps of their new building in downtown Hazard.

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6 contractors found beheaded in Afghanistan

Posted: 11/17/2013 - Afghan police say the decapitated bodies of six government contractors were found in a southern province, apparent victims of Taliban insurgents who regularly target state projects.

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Diwali gets an encore in Pikeville

Updated: 11/16/2013 - Over one-hundred folks gathered at University of Pikeville on Saturday to recognize the Hindu holiday Diwali, despite its official celebration date occurring earlier in the month. The event, called “KYCOM Diwali Celebration," was organized by faculty members at the Kentucky College of Osteopathic Medicine and others in the community. The event included dancing, food, and other activities.

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Ky. Guard allowing benefits for same-sex marriages

Posted: 11/16/2013 - Kentucky Adjutant General Edward Tonini recommended the state follow Defense Department policy and a U.S. Supreme Court ruling. Beshear spokeswoman Kerri Richardson says the governor affirmed the recommendation.

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Pikeville adding new hiking trail

Updated: 11/17/2013 - Volunteers spent the Saturday clearing the path for a new hiking trail at Bob Amos Park in Pikeville. Officials say the project is another piece to the puzzle of their park system.

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High-speed chase lands man in jail

Posted: 11/16/2013 - Police say they clocked the 2014 Shelby Cobra Mustang at over 100 mph on I-75. State Police chased the car from Rockcastle to Laurel County.

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EKU unveils plan for Model Lab School

Posted: 11/16/2013 - Officials say the facility would be physically and conceptually located at the core of the college and would be at the forefront in a new approach to teacher training.

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Obama hails US energy production over imports

Posted: 11/16/2013 - President Barack Obama says improved energy efficiency and higher energy production in the United States are yielding environmental and economic benefits that are helping ensure cleaner air and a more competitive business landscape.

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