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Ad for new EKU president to be posted

Posted: 12/19/2012 - A search committee has approved wording for an advertisement seeking presidential candidates for Eastern Kentucky University.

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As funerals continue, classes resume in Newtown, minus Sandy Hook

Posted: 12/19/2012 - With security stepped up and families still on edge in Newtown, students began returning to school Tuesday for the first time since last week's massacre, bringing a return of familiar routines - at least, for some - to a grief-stricken town as it buries 20 of its children.

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Obama coalesces support for gun control

Posted: 12/18/2012 - In a written statement, Manchin, who has an "A" rating from the National Rifle Association, said, "The President called me this afternoon. We agree that as Americans and parents, all of our children belong to all of us - and we must work together to keep our precious children safe.

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Grassley, Reid, Manchin: Let's debate gun violence

Posted: 12/18/2012 - Even as most Republicans played it safe and initially said little about the politically treacherous issue of gun control, a senior GOP senator has called for a study of both gun violence and mental health issues.

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Experts: No link between Asperger's, violence

Posted: 12/18/2012 - "There really is no clear association between Asperger's and violent behavior," said psychologist Elizabeth Laugeson, an assistant clinical professor at the University of California, Los Angeles.

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Classes resuming in Newtown, minus Sandy Hook

Posted: 12/18/2012 - Classes resume Tuesday for Newtown schools except those at Sandy Hook. At Newtown High School, students in sweatshirts and jackets, many wearing headphones, betrayed mixed emotions. Some waved at or snapped photos of the assembled media horde, and others appeared visibly shaken, one with his hand to his brow.

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Classes resuming in Newtown

Updated: 12/18/2012 - Students in the Newtown district are returning to classes on Tuesday, with the exception of Sandy Hook students.

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Governor Beshear's tax commission issues report

Updated: 12/18/2012 - The proposal would lower the state's top corporate tax rate to 5.8 percent from 6 percent. Individual income tax rates also would drop. The state's cigarette tax would go to $1 a pack from the current 60 cents.

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Judge denies Apple request to ban Samsung phones

Posted: 12/18/2012 - A federal judge has denied a legal request by Apple Inc. to ban U.S. sales of Samsung smartphone models that a jury in August said illegally used Apple technology.

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Governor Beshear's tax commission issues report

Posted: 12/18/2012 - A panel appointed by Gov. Steve Beshear to look at changes to Kentucky's tax system has proposed lowering individual and corporate tax rates, raising the cigarette tax and expanding the state sales tax to certain services.

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10 Things to know for Tuesday

Posted: 12/18/2012 - Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and stories that will be talked about Tuesday.

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Kentucky gun sales spiking after Connecticut massacre

Posted: 12/18/2012 - In the wake of the Connecticut school shooting, some lawmakers across the country, and here in Kentucky, say it's time to look at gun control. Gun store owners across Central Kentucky say that has buyers rushing to their shops.

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Murder trial is put on hold again

Posted: 12/17/2012 - The trial of a Knott County man accused of murdering a Perry County doctor has been put on hold again.

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Educators and police discuss school safety

Updated: 12/17/2012 - In light of the Newtown, Connecticut school massacre, local school officials are evaluating safety plans and emergency procedures.

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Murder suspect talks from jail

Updated: 12/18/2012 - James Maggard and Stephanie Fleming have been charged in the murder of Drad Fleming of Letcher County, and Monday, Maggard told side of the story.

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Singing flash mob in Harlan County

Updated: 12/17/2012 - Some Wal-mart shoppers in Harlan got a Christmas surprise Monday! A flash mob broke out into singing at one o'clock in the afternoon!

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