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Police warn of scam

Posted: 02/25/2013 - Police say some people have received threatening phone calls.

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10 Things to know for Tuesday

Posted: 02/26/2013 - Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Tuesday.

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Tax on lottery sales no longer being considered

Posted: 02/25/2013 - Lawmakers won't pursue a 6 percent tax on lottery tickets as a source of revenue to shore up Kentucky's financially troubled pension system for government retirees.

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1996 UK team to receive rings

Posted: 02/25/2013 - In a halftime ceremony at UK's game vs. Mississippi State on Wednesday, members of the team will be given school rings to commemorate the 1996 national championship.

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Tweaks to prescription drug law get initial OK

Posted: 02/25/2013 - Lawmakers are considering modifications to Kentucky's prescription drug law to exempt patients in hospitals, nursing homes and hospice centers from rules intended to make it more difficult for addicts to get painkillers.

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Company hiring hundreds of laid-off coal miners

Updated: 02/25/2013 - Officials with Professional Contracting in Norton, Virginia, are accepting applications to fill more than 800 coal jobs for mines they are opening in Virginia and Southeastern Kentucky.

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Facebook agrees to remove some Newtown pages

Posted: 02/25/2013 - Echoing complaints already brought by some Sandy Hook families, Blumenthal and fellow Connecticut Democrats U.S. Sen. Chris Murphy and U.S. Rep. Elizabeth Esty requested the removal of offending pages in a letter to Facebook chief executive Mark Zuckerberg Monday morning.

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Iran scoffs at Oscar-winning 'Argo'

Posted: 02/25/2013 - Iranian officials are dismissing the movie based on the escape of six American hostages from the besieged U.S. Embassy in Tehran in 1979 as anti-Iran.

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Senate panel sets gun bill plans but delay likely

Posted: 02/25/2013 - The chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee is announcing plans to start writing legislation on Thursday curbing guns, but that session is widely expected to be delayed for a week.

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UK Cardinal skipping papal conclave

Posted: 02/25/2013 - Cardinal Keith O'Brien says he will not participate in the conclave to elect the next pope after being accused of improper conduct with priests.

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Huge explosion rattles Syrian capital

Posted: 02/25/2013 - The blast followed by heavy gunfire caused panic in the capital, where a massive car bombing on Thursday near the ruling Baath party headquarters killed at least 53 people.

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