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FTC to announce outcome of Google antitrust probe

Posted: 01/03/2013 - In a major victory for Google, the Federal Trade Commission unanimously concluded that there isn't enough evidence to support complaints that Google unfairly favors its own services in search results.

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Pa. governor defends reversal on NCAA sanctions

Posted: 01/03/2013 - Gov. Tom Corbett filed a federal antitrust lawsuit against the NCAA on Wednesday for the heavy sanctions it imposed over the school's handling of accusations against the former assistant football coach

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Sleep diagnostics company to pay $15M settlement

Posted: 01/03/2013 - The U.S. Attorney's office in Louisville announced the settlement with American Sleep Medicine of Jacksonville, Fla., on Thursday. A statement says the company falsely billed Medicare Part B, TRICARE and the Railroad Retirement Medicare Programs because diagnostic testing was performed by unqualified technicians.

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Floods blamed for 16 pipeline spills

Posted: 01/03/2013 - A new report to Congress says pipeline spills caused by flooding dumped 2.4 million gallons of crude oil and other hazardous liquids into U.S. waterways over the past two decades.

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Fed minutes show some concerns on bond purchases

Posted: 01/03/2013 - Federal Reserve policymakers expressed broad support last month for the Fed's plan to buy bonds to support the U.S. economy. But they differed over how long to keep buying bonds to drive down long-term interest rates.

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Clinton to return to work next week

Posted: 01/03/2013 - The State Department says Secretary of State Hillary Clinton plans to return to work next week after being treated for a blood clot in her head.

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McConnell called obstructionist by critics in Kentucky

Posted: 01/03/2013 - U.S. Sen. Mitch McConnell, a key negotiator in fiscal cliff talks, has come under attack from groups back home who brand him as an obstructionist whose strategy has benefited many of his campaign donors.

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UPDATE: House re-elects Boehner speaker

Posted: 01/03/2013 - The Ohio lawmaker won a second, two-year term as leader with 220 votes, losing just a handful of votes in the Republican-controlled chamber.

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Beshear presses again to raise dropout age to 18

Posted: 01/03/2013 - The second-term Democrat who has been pushing for years to gradually raise the dropout age from 16 to 18 said he's hopeful this will be the year that it gets done.

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Drug epidemic leaves many children being raised by grandparents

Updated: 01/23/2013 - As the drug epidemic tears through Eastern Kentucky it is leaving many children left to grow up without their parents. Many grandparents are now raising their grandchildren as Tom Salyer with Johnson County Schools explains, “In Johnson County we see what is on the national and state trend that a lot of grandparents are raising their grandchildren.”

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Perry County man indicted on theft charges

Updated: 01/02/2013 - The Hazard Herald reports 25 year old James Barger was already wanted on warrants in Perry County when he was caught in Columbus, Ohio.

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