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Ky community braces for private prison shutdown

Posted: 07/08/2013 - Marion County Judge-Executive John G. Mattingly says the shutdown of the Marion Adjustment Center in the St. Mary community later this year will spending power of corrections officers away from local stores.

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Prosecutor: no crime in Ky. sibling fatal shooting

Posted: 07/08/2013 - Cumberland County Commonwealth's Attorney Jesse Stockton said in a statement Monday that he "believes there is no probable cause that any crime occurred" in the April 30 shooting.

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University of Pikeville adds business college

Posted: 07/08/2013 - University of Pikeville officials made an important announcement on Monday regarding the school's future and growth. In his first event as president of the university, Dr. James Hurley, announced the addition of a third school...The Coleman College of Business.

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Plane crashes in Pulaski County

Updated: 07/08/2013 - Sheriff's Office officials say that two people were injured when a two-passenger plane crashed at about 4:00 PM on Monday.

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Kentucky Teleworks screenings bringing new jobs

Updated: 07/08/2013 - Over the next four days, officials with the Eastern Kentucky Concentrated Employment Program are holding customer service job screenings for Kentucky Teleworks. EKCEP officials say the screenings are the first step towards a new career.

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NTSB: 10 killed in Alaska plane crash

Posted: 07/08/2013 - National Transportation Safety Board investigator Clint Johnson says the pilot and nine passengers were killed in the crash at the airport late Sunday morning.

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Farmers worry about fate of immigration bills

Posted: 07/08/2013 - The immigration debate is focused on border security and people in the country illegally, but the nation's farmers are hoping for legislation that makes it easier for them to hire workers.

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Kayaker uninjured after accident on Laurel Lake

Posted: 07/08/2013 - Emergency officials were called out to a southern Kentucky lake Sunday evening, after a rescue squad spotted a stray kayak while practicing training techniques.

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Family needs help adopting child from Africa

Updated: 07/07/2013 - A Whitesburg family adopted a child from Ethiopia last year, and there will be fundraisers to help them adopt another child from the Democratic Republic of the Congo.

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