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Obama to unveil gun violence plan

Updated: 01/16/2013 - President Barack Obama will ask Congress to ban assault weapons and limit ammunition magazines when he launches an effort to curb gun violence later today.

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House passes Sandy aid bill; Senate is next

Posted: 01/16/2013 - More than 10 weeks after Superstorm Sandy brutalized parts of the heavily populated Northeast, the House approved $50.5 billion in emergency relief despite a large no vote from Republicans.

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10 things to know for Wednesday

Posted: 01/16/2013 - Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Wednesday.

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Letcher Central marching band close to fundraising goal

Updated: 01/16/2013 - In less than one week the Letcher Central Marching Band will be performing in the Inaugural Parade in Washington D.C. The band held a benefit Tuesday at the high school to hopefully bring in the rest of the funds needed to pay for the trip.

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Paintsville business robbed at gunpoint, one suspect behind bars

Updated: 01/16/2013 - Employees at a Paintsville business say they are thankful to be alive after being robbed at gunpoint Friday night. A store employee explains it is something you hope never happens as a clerk, "This guy comes in the door with the mask over his face and a toboggan and a big jacket. and got about halfway through here and started pulling the gun out of his pants."

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Pike Co. superintendent resigns

Posted: 01/15/2013 - The board voted at Tuesday's meeting to accept Superintendent Roger Wagner's voluntary resignation.

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12-year-old dies at hospital after deadly Hazard campus shooting

Updated: 01/16/2013 - Hazard Police Chief Minor Allen confirms that Taylor Cornett, 12, has died from a deadly shooting on the campus of Hazard Community and Technical College, along with two others. Authorities say it was likely a domestic situation that "just wound up in the parking lot of the community college."

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Woman released from the hospital

Posted: 01/15/2013 - A woman injured in a Pike County fire, that killed her family, has been released from the hospital.

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State Police looking to slash fuel costs

Posted: 01/16/2013 - Kentucky State Police drove more than 31 million miles last year. Amid falling revenue, they say they're exploring ways to cut back on fuel consumption.

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Investigators return to scene of deadly Perry Co. fire

Updated: 01/15/2013 - A team - including a Kentucky State Police arson investigator - combed through the rubble, trying to understand the circumstances surrounding the fire on Scuddy Branch Road that broke out early Sunday morning.

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Conway touts Ky. crackdown on prescription abuse

Posted: 01/15/2013 - Conway briefed the National Governor's Association Policy Academy on Reducing Prescription Drug Abuse on Tuesday about Kentucky's efforts via a video link from the Capitol.

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Jackson County sheriff appears on Fox News

Posted: 01/15/2013 - Days after issuing a strong challenge to President Obama and any efforts to curb gun ownership in the United States, the sheriff of Jackson County shared his views on Fox News Monday night. The interview originated from WYMT'S studios in Hazard.

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