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Firms including Warren Buffett's to buy Heinz

Posted: 02/14/2013 - H.J. Heinz Co. says it agreed to be acquired by an investment consortium including billionaire investor Warren Buffett in a deal valued at $28 billion.

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Jordan terror plot suspects plead not guilty

Posted: 02/14/2013 - Eleven men suspected of links to al-Qaida have pleaded not guilty to terrorism charges related to an alleged plot to attack the U.S. Embassy and shopping malls in Jordan.

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Diplomat confirms Iran nuke upgrade

Posted: 02/14/2013 - A senior diplomat is confirming Tehran's announcement that it has started upgrading its nuclear program. He says that U.N. officials just back from Iran saw new machines positioned to vastly accelerate output of material usable both for reactor fuel and nuclear warheads.

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Obama pushes preschool programs in Georgia trip

Posted: 02/14/2013 - President Barack Obama is trying to expand preschool programs while his education secretary is trying to keep the students already in Head Start from being kicked out.

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GOP senators may delay Hagel vote over Benghazi

Posted: 02/14/2013 - Senate Republicans have questioned Chuck Hagel's truthfulness and they've challenged his patriotism. Now they're threatening to delay his nomination to be President Barack Obama's defense secretary unless the White House gives them more information about what Obama was doing on the night of the deadly attack on the U.S. diplomatic mission in Benghazi, Libya.

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House committee to hear smelter legislation

Posted: 02/14/2013 - A legislative panel will consider legislation on Thursday that could allow a couple of western Kentucky aluminum smelters to purchase electricity on the open market.

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Horse farms added to disaster relief program

Posted: 02/14/2013 - Gov. Steve Beshear says Kentucky's horse breeding farms have been added to the ventures eligible to seek certain federal relief from disasters affecting agriculture.

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Judge orders competency evaluation in UVA Wise hoax case

Posted: 02/14/2013 - The attorney for Bryan A. Hairston sought the psychiatric evaluation, to be done at an outpatient facility, and federal prosecutors have agreed as long as a government expert performs the screening, according to documents filed in U.S. District Court in Abingdon.

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Magistrate reduces bond for 'BUCKWILD' cast member

Posted: 02/14/2013 - The 24-year-old Amin had been held on $200,000 bond at the Central Regional Jail since her arrest late Sunday night. She's charged with two counts of possession with intent to deliver a controlled substance.

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Drug raid at Ashland novelty shop

Posted: 02/14/2013 - Officers obtained a search warrant for Dark Wings novelty shop and seized known illegal narcotics, suspected illegal synthetic narcotics and drug paraphernalia

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High school athlete shares ACL tear experience

Updated: 02/13/2013 - Several of our high school athletes have experienced injuries like Nerlens Noel's in recent years, including a starter for the Letcher County Lady Cougars, who has recovered from an ACL tear.

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The great hemp debate

Posted: 02/13/2013 - Troopers worry industrial hemp will lead to more marijuana in the state, the Kentucky Agriculture Department says it will lead to more jobs and money.

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Friends remember boxer killed in crash

Updated: 02/13/2013 - Friends remember a Pikeville boxer who once trained alongside Muhammad Ali who died a traffic crash in Floyd County.

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