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Two facing charges in Pulaski County robbery

Posted: 01/02/2013 - Police say Larry Sword and Randy Combs came into the Waffle King in Somerset earlier this week with a BB gun and a knife and demanded money from the clerk.

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Clinton talking to staff as she recovers from clot

Posted: 01/02/2013 - Spokeswoman Victoria Nuland says Clinton has been "quite active" on the phone Wednesday with State Department aides. She says doctors will continue to monitor her progress.

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'Tennessee Waltz' singer Patti Page dies at 85

Posted: 01/02/2013 - Patti Page was the top-selling female singer in history with more than 100 million record sales, created a distinctive sound for the music industry in 1947 by overdubbing her own voice when she didn't have enough money to hire backup singers for the single, "Confess."

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Obama, NY and NJ lawmakers press for Sandy aid

Posted: 01/02/2013 - Republicans and Democrats from New York and New Jersey are ripping House Speaker John Boehner (BAY'-nur) for pulling legislation on Hurricane Sandy aid, calling it a "betrayal." Reps. Michael Grimm, a Republican, and Jerrold Nadler, a Democrat, said on the House floor this morning that Boehner's decision would be a crushing blow to the states battered by the October storm.

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Federal enforcement prompts Ky. mine closing

Posted: 01/02/2013 - Inspectors with the U.S. Mine Safety and Health Administration visited TRC Mining Corp.'s No. 2 mine in Letcher County on Nov. 27 and issued 23 citations and seven orders.

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Penn. governor plans to sue NCAA over Penn St. sanctions

Updated: 01/02/2013 - Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Corbett has scheduled a news conference to discuss his plans to sue the NCAA over sanctions imposed against Penn State in the wake of the Jerry Sandusky child sex abuse scandal.

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Despite deal, taxes to rise for most Americans

Updated: 01/02/2013 - The tax package negotiated by President Barack Obama and Senate Republicans and passed by Congress will protect 99 percent of Americans from an income tax increase.

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Thieves hit Grapevine Volunteer Fire Department in Pike Co.

Updated: 01/02/2013 - As the season of giving comes to a close, it seems that the season of taking is in full swing at one Pike County Fire Department. Firefighters at the Grapevine Volunteer Fire Department say they are taking more precautions after pieces of their equipment were stolen within the first hours of 2013.

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Grocery store robbed at gunpoint

Updated: 01/01/2013 - Whitley county Sheriff's Deputies are following leads after a family owned grocery store was robbed. Deputies say Young's Grocery in Gatliff was held-up at gunpoint.

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Corbin's first baby of new year is boy

Posted: 01/01/2013 - A newborn at Baptist Regional Medical Center in Corbin is one of the first babies born in the new year in Eastern Kentucky. Bentley Colten Messer was born at 1:34 a.m. on January 1st, 2013.

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EQT awards grant to UK College of Education

Posted: 01/01/2013 - Officials with EQT Corporation are awarding a $50,000 grant to the University of Kentucky College of Education to help propel new innovations in eastern Kentucky education.

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