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5 people injured in ride mishap at NC State Fair

Posted: 10/25/2013 - State Fair spokesman Brian Long says officials have received preliminary reports that the passengers were injured when the ride started up again as they were getting off.

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Effort to curb prescription abuse set for Saturday

Posted: 10/25/2013 - Kentucky authorities are urging people to participate in a prescription drug roundup aimed at curbing addiction to pills commonly found in family medicine cabinets.

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More than 26,000 Kentuckians sign up for coverage

Posted: 10/25/2013 - More than 26,000 Kentuckians have signed up for medical coverage through the Kentucky Health Benefit Exchange, the vast majority of whom will become Medicaid recipients.

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UPDATE: "March" Madness in October: Parts One and Two

Updated: 10/25/2013 - On Saturday the semifinals of the Kentucky Music Educators Association State Marching Band Championship takes place in Louisville. Part One includes Marching Bands from Harlan and Hazard.

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Safe teen driving program goes statewide

Posted: 10/24/2013 - This and similar programs have helped reduce teen driving fatalities by 46 percent, said one Kentucky State Police Sergeant.

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UPS jet makes emergency landing in Louisville

Posted: 10/24/2013 - Officials say a UPS jet has made a safe emergency landing after returning to Louisville International Airport just a few minutes after takeoff.

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Oregon company recalls prepared meats and salads

Posted: 10/23/2013 - The items were made at a Topeka, Kan., plant. They vary widely and include such items as cole slaw, pimento spread and potato salad. The U.S. Department of Agriculture says the items also include 22,800 pounds of products containing chicken, ham and beef.

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Kentucky governor gets President Obama's kudos for smooth rollout

Updated: 10/23/2013 - Beshear told reporters Wednesday that Obama called him on Tuesday. Kentucky has not had the technical glitches that have plagued the federal health benefit exchange. More than 18,000 of Kentucky's 640,000 uninsured residents have signed up for coverage since Oct. 1. And nearly 34,000 have completed applications.

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