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Official says Kenyan forces caused mall collapse

Posted: 09/27/2013 - A top-ranking government official tells The Associated Press that Kenya's military caused the massive collapse of three floors during the terrorist siege on Nairobi's Westgate Mall.

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Ky. Supreme Court won't hear case over Monroe name

Posted: 09/27/2013 - Jerusalem Ridge Bluegrass Music Foundation of Kentucky Inc. Director Campbell Mercer said the Ohio County Industrial Foundation and Bill Monroe's son, James Monroe, obtained a temporary injunction in Tennessee to prohibit him from using the name.

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Huntington man sought on charges of shooting six

Posted: 09/27/2013 - Arrest warrants issued Thursday charge 31-year-old Antonio Michael Smith of Huntington with six counts of malicious wounding and one count of wanton endangerment.

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Senate seeks to reverse law on engineered crops

Posted: 09/27/2013 - The Senate is seeking to reverse a controversial law that allows farmers to harvest genetically modified crops even when the crops are caught up in legal battles.

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Soldier returns home from Afghanistan

Updated: 09/27/2013 - How do we begin to thank the individuals who bravely risk their lives in the service of this great nation, especially when it’s someone we love? It’s a hard question to answer, but giving them a hero's welcome back seems like a good place to start. Such was the case in Jackson Thursday as U.S. Army soldier Jeffrey Howard returned home after a nine month tour in Afghanistan.

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Coal jobs news conference held Thursday

Posted: 09/26/2013 - It was in response to the Environmental Protection Agency's recent announcement of new regulations on future coal-fired power plants.

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A Letcher County man faces a DUI charge

Posted: 09/26/2013 - Officials with the Johnson County Sheriff's office say they received a call earlier today about a crash along Kentucky 1428.

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UPDATE: Golden Alert cancelled in Laurel County

Updated: 09/26/2013 - Officials say 25 year old Billy Pennington went missing again this evening. He went missing last night and was found by the London-Laurel County Rescue Squad at Wal-Mart and then was returned to his father.

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Police investigating Floyd Co. robbery

Updated: 09/26/2013 - A man entered Newman's Shop A Lot in Harold with a big stick demanding cash, and the whole thing was caught on camera.

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Young adults weigh in on health insurance

Posted: 09/26/2013 - With enrollment beginning in less than a week for state health exchanges, WYMT talked to local young adults as well as someone who will be helping people navigate through the health exchange.

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County jobless rates released for August 2012 to August 2013

Posted: 09/26/2013 - Unemployment rates decreased in 97 Kentucky counties between August 2012 and August 2013, while 19 county rates rose and four stayed the same, according to the Kentucky Office of Employment and Training, an agency of the Kentucky Education and Workforce Development Cabinet.

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Ben Chandler moves into role as lobbyist in Ky.

Posted: 09/26/2013 - Chandler, a Democrat who represented Kentucky's 6th District for three terms before losing to Republican Andy Barr last year, also served two terms as state attorney general and one term as state auditor.

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Senate president hires former Fletcher aides

Posted: 09/26/2013 - Earlier this month, David Fleenor came on board as Stivers' attorney. On Wednesday, Stivers' office announced that Fletcher's former spokeswoman, Jodi Whitaker, had been hired as director of communications.

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