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Grimes to talk about Eastern Ky. issues

Updated: 01/14/2014 - Alison Lundergan Grimes' campaign is scheduled to stop at the Mountain Arts Center in Prestonsburg on Thursday evening.

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Dozens of trade-offs in $1.1 trillion budget bill

Posted: 01/14/2014 - The sales job is on for a bipartisan $1.1 trillion spending bill that would pay for the operations of government through October and finally put to rest the bitter budget battles of last year.

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Wyo. lawmaker proposes firing squad for executions

Posted: 01/14/2014 - A Wyoming lawmaker is pushing a bill to use a firing squad as an alternative method of execution for condemned state inmates, in case of constitutional issues with lethal injection or if the drugs are unavailable.

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Beanie Babies billionaire to be sentenced

Posted: 01/14/2014 - The billionaire creator of Beanie Babies steps before a federal judge Tuesday to learn if he'll have to spend up to five years behind bars for evading taxes on $25 million in income.

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Owsley Co. woman loses two homes the same day

Posted: 01/13/2014 - An Owsley County woman is dealing with a difficult situation after the home she was renting toppled over, and lightning struck her nearly-finished new house.

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Water problems cause schools to close in Johnson County

Posted: 01/13/2014 - Johnson County school leaders say they tried everything possible to have school Monday morning, but with one school without water and another under a boil water advisory, it was just not possible.

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Hundreds remain without running water in Johnson County

Updated: 01/13/2014 - Thousands remain without water in Johnson County. Paintsville Utility officials say it is primarily in the northern and western parts of the county along with some customers in Lawrence County. Officials say it is a slow but steady process to get the water back on.

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Ohio bill protects underage drinkers who summon help

Posted: 01/13/2014 - The Columbus Dispatch reports the bill would expand so-called "good Samaritan" protections to those younger than 21 in an effort to save lives. It would keep them from being prosecuted for underage drinking in certain situations.

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Kerry lauds deal to freeze Iran's nuclear program

Posted: 01/13/2014 - U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry says negotiations with Iran represent the "best chance" for the world to calm fears about Tehran's nuclear program and achieve long-term peace.

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Hazard Water System issues "Boil Water" Advisory

Updated: 01/13/2014 - Officials in Hazard have issued a “boil water” advisory for customers as they begin to turn the water back on for customers without service in the coming days. Around 2,000 customers in Perry County are still without city water after this week's frigid temperatures.

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Dalton Dingus continues to inspire one year after his death

Updated: 01/12/2014 - Sunday marks one year since a Magoffin County boy lost his battle with Cystic Fibrosis. Dalton Dingus, became known around the world for his wish for christmas cards...he received thousands. His story is still being told today and inspiring many.

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