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After school shooting, Conn. debates mental health

Posted: 01/30/2013 - Connecticut lawmakers are reviewing mental health care following the Newtown school shooting, even though they and the public have little insight into what might have been ailing the 20-year-old gunman.

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2 Iraqis set for sentencing in terrorism case

Updated: 01/29/2013 - U.S. District Judge Thomas B. Russell will conduct the hearing at noon CST Tuesday in federal court in Bowling Green for 30-year-old Waad Ramadan Alwan and his co-defendant, 24-year-old Mohanad Shareef Hammadi. Alwan pleaded guilty in December 2011.

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Federal charges filed in UVA Wise hoax

Posted: 01/29/2013 - Bryant Alexander Hairston is charged in a criminal complaint with knowingly making false, fictitious and fraudulent statements and representations. Federal authorities filed the complaint Monday in U.S. District Court in Abingdon.

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Rockslide causes I-75 crash

Updated: 01/28/2013 - Police tell us a rockslide caused two vehicles to crash on I-75 in Whitley County.

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Students plan to grow food for their cafeteria

Updated: 01/29/2013 - The P.R.I.D.E. Club at Pikeville High School which stands for 'Personal Responsibility in a Desirable Environment' has been working hard to positively impact their school and community. Club sponsor and Science teacher Kelly Scott says, “We want to promote a sustainable lifestyle and teach people to take care of themselves.”

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Laid off workers get help with mortgage payments

Posted: 01/28/2013 - Ninety laid off coal miners in Bell and Whitley Counties are getting help with mortgage payments through a state program called the Unemployment Bridge Program.

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Oily sheen discovered on Letcher County stream

Posted: 01/28/2013 - An oily sheen on a stream in Letcher County has nearby residents scratching their heads, but officials with the Kentucky Division of Water say there is no cause for alarm.

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Vandals target tornado damaged middle school

Updated: 01/28/2013 - Many people in Magoffin County are still recovering from last year's tornado outbreak, and now school officials say someone is vandalizing what is left of the middle school.

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Road repairs will cause long delays

Posted: 01/28/2013 - Embankment repairs on KY 881, Brushy Road, started this morning and could take several weeks, causing long delays for motorists.

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State senator to bring hemp bill up for vote

Posted: 01/28/2013 - A senate committee chairman is sounding upbeat about prospects for a bill that would regulate industrial hemp production in Kentucky if the federal government lifts its ban on the crop.

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Background checks peak in week after Conn shooting

Posted: 01/28/2013 - The FBI says the week following the Newtown, Connecticut, shooting massacre saw the greatest number of background checks for firearms sales and permits to carry guns conducted within a one-week period since 1998.

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Hazard boy collects pennies to help hospice patients

Updated: 03/07/2014 - The next time you see a penny on the ground, pick it up and give it to Nick Hoskins. In the past five years he has collected nearly $2,000 in coins - mostly pennies - and donated all of it to hospice care patients in Perry County.

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Family, county in dispute over cemetery move

Posted: 01/28/2013 - Michael and Marcia Caudill of Letcher County say a "burial is a sacred contract" and the hilltop Caudill-Hall Cemetery near Whitesburg shouldn't be relocated.

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Kentucky-North Carolina renew rivalry next season

Posted: 01/28/2013 - LEXINGTON, Ky. – The rivalry between two of the most tradition-laden basketball programs will renew next season as Kentucky and North Carolina have agreed to a two-year, home-and-home series beginning in the 2013-14 season.

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