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"Cyberbully" concerns follow Facebook news

Updated: 10/21/2013 - Facebook made headlines this week with a new policy which allows teenagers ages 13 to 17 to post information with the general public, an option previously unavailable to them. Area mental health professionals say they are concerned with the potential the decision creates for cyber-bullying.

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UK student shot in possible attempted robbery

Updated: 10/21/2013 - A University of Kentucky student was shot after a robbery gone wrong. The suspects are still at large, but police say the victim and his roommates are facing charges.

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McConnell debunks criticism over budget deal

Posted: 10/20/2013 - McConnell appeared on the political television show "Face the Nation" on Sunday. The budget deal includes an authorization for $2.9 billion in funding for a troubled lock and dam project on the Ohio River. The project is between Kentucky, home of McConnell, and Illinois, home of President Barack Obama.

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Woman hit by car in critical condition

Posted: 10/20/2013 - Police say 42 year old Christy Vikara was walking along the on-ramp that links up with US Route 23 near Union High School, when she was hit by a car driven by 22 year old Jessica Eldridge.

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Zombie 5K raises money for Salvation Army

Updated: 10/20/2013 - The city of Paintsville was overrun Saturday with scores of zombies. It wasn't a horror movie, these ghouls were part of a yearly 5K race. In this race, runners had to avoid some undead obstacles.

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Churches facing challenge as congregations age

Posted: 10/20/2013 - A Pew Research Center report from October 2012 found that nearly 20 percent of the Americans are religiously unaffiliated, up from just over 15 percent five years before.

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Woman arrested for assault

Updated: 10/19/2013 - They say the man, Lonnie Bowling, told them his girlfriend shot him with a 9 mm pistol.

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Kids enjoy spooky halloween science in Prestonsburg

Updated: 10/20/2013 - Halloween came a few weeks early for some kids in Prestonsburg as they spent the day dressed in costumes and learning 'spooky' science at the East Kentucky Science Center.

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Man found with stolen items inside stolen vehicle

Posted: 10/19/2013 - Officials say they recognized a stolen vehicle Friday afternoon, when they pulled the pickup truck over, Tommy Abner, 41, had over $6,000 worth of stolen metal with him.

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Large dinosaur fossil donated to Creation Museum

Posted: 10/19/2013 - The Allosaurus probably stood about 10 feet tall and was a meat-eater. The skeleton, nicknamed "Ebenezer," includes a skull with 53 teeth and will go on display in an exhibit next year.

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Sen. Paul's son cited at Kentucky racetrack

Posted: 10/19/2013 - Kentucky Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control spokesman Dick Brown says agents cited William Hilton Paul on Friday during a "targeted enforcement detail" at Keeneland in Lexington.

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Pineville High School fights cancer; honors legend

Updated: 10/19/2013 - On Friday, Pineville High School and Harlan High School faced off in what they called a 'Suspenders Game' in Pineville. it was a game to raise money for the fight against cancer - honoring coach Darwin Walters, an assistant coach with Pineville’s football program for more than 30 years who lost his life to lung cancer last year.

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