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Blast at Russian coal mine kills 18 people

Posted: 02/12/2013 - The Russian Interior Ministry says there were 23 men in the mine at the time of the blast that happened because of the build-up of methane. Two of them were able to get out on their own and three were rescued.

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Letcher Schools superintendent announces retirement

Updated: 02/11/2013 - A long time Eastern Kentucky school superintendent announces her retirement. Anna Craft says she will step down as head of the Letcher County school system at the end of June.

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10 Things to know for Tuesday

Posted: 02/12/2013 - Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Tuesday.

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Senate committee approves hemp legislation

Posted: 02/11/2013 - A bill to re-establish industrial hemp in Kentucky if the versatile crop gets a federal pardon has won approval from a state Senate committee.

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Man arrested in Ohio could be chase suspect

Posted: 02/11/2013 - Police say a man behind bars in Ohio for a weekend robbery in Clay County is believed to be the man who led police on a multi-county high speed chase last Thursday.

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Consumer Alert: Identity theft victim targeted from within bank

Posted: 02/12/2013 - Most consumers know how important it is to check their bank and credit card statements regularly for errors. But sometimes, those "errors" are actually calculated crimes ... which originate from within the bank's walls.

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Smoke detector campaign in Pike Co. growing

Updated: 02/12/2013 - Fire officials in Pike County are determined to equip as many homes as possible with smoke detectors. Randy Courtney with the Pike County Firefighters Associations says, " The original 250 from the Fire Marshal's office have already been distributed out."

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West Liberty to be rebuilt with $30M grants

Updated: 02/11/2013 - The people of Morgan County are thrilled with the announcement of $30 million dollars in grants to go toward the rebuilding of their city.

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Local Catholics, Bishop Gainer react to Pope's resignation

Posted: 02/12/2013 - For the first time in 600 years, a pope has resigned from the head of the Catholic Church. Today Pope Benedict XVI released his announcement in Latin that he will be stepping down on February 28th.

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Senate Democrats craft bill to avert budget cuts

Posted: 02/11/2013 - Top Senate Democrats have prepared a plan to slice the Pentagon's budget by $3 billion a year in an attempt to avoid far steeper cuts this year that defense hawks warn would cripple the military.

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