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Expert: Ky. earthquake not from mining

Updated: 11/12/2012 - A University of Kentucky geologist says the 4.3 magnitude earthquake that shook eastern Kentucky over the weekend was too deep to be induced by the region's underground mining activity.

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Toyota tests cars that communicate with each other

Posted: 11/12/2012 - Toyota Motor Corp. is testing car safety systems that allow vehicles to communicate with each other and with the roads they are on in a just completed facility in Japan the size of three baseball stadiums.

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More women have driver's licenses than men in US

Posted: 11/12/2012 - Women have passed men on the nation's roads. More women than men now have driver's licenses, a reversal of a longtime gender gap behind the wheel that transportation researchers say is likely to have safety and economic implications. If current trends continue, the gap will only widen.

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Nation pays tribute to sacrifices of veterans

Posted: 11/12/2012 - From sea to shining sea, the nation paid tribute to its members of the armed services Sunday, both with somber traditions such as a Virginia wreath-laying ceremony attended by President Barack Obama to honor those who didn't make it back from active duty, and more lighthearted perks including red-carpet treatment at Las Vegas casinos for those who did. In California, a long legal case drew to a close as a war memorial cross that had been deemed unconstitutional was being resurrected Sunday in the Mojave desert, capping a landmark case for veterans fighting similar battles on public lands. Sunday marked the official commemoration of Veterans Day, but the federal holiday will be observed Monday.

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Report: Ky, W.Va. schools ready for disasters

Posted: 11/12/2012 - Save the Children's annual National Report Card says both states meet all of the organization's standards for protecting students and children in child-care services.

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3 agencies probe request for contributions

Updated: 11/12/2012 - The Courier-Journal reports the FBI, the state attorney general's office and the Kentucky Executive Branch Ethics Commission have interviewed current or former employees of the Department of Juvenile Justice about calls made in 2010 by former deputy secretary Charles Geveden.

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Southern Lights begins Friday

Posted: 11/12/2012 - A Kentucky holiday tradition kicks off this week, the Southern Lights turn on at the Kentucky Horse Park Friday night.

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Body of missing man found in creek

Updated: 11/12/2012 - The body of a man, who was reported missing last night, was found floating in an eastern Kentucky creek this afternoon.

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Critics says prescription drug law has negatives

Updated: 11/12/2012 - Gov. Steve Beshear recently touted the success of a new law that cracks down on prescription drug abuse. But critics of the law complain those claims are overblown and the law's negative effects are being ignored.

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National Weather Service in Jackson responds to earthquake

Updated: 11/10/2012 - The quake was felt by meteorologists at the National Weather Service in Jackson, which is on top of a mountain. They say they had a busy afternoon right after the 4.3 magnitude quake rocked Eastern Kentucky Saturday.

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