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Surging wildfire forces evacuations in California

Updated: 05/28/2013 - Officials with the U.S. Forest Service say the fire broke out about 2:45 Monday in Los Padres National Forest about 15 miles north of Santa Barbara and quickly surged to 500 acres amid winds of about 20 mph.

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Military medals being stored at state treasury

Updated: 05/28/2013 - Treasurer Todd Hollenbach said his office has hundreds of unclaimed military items in the vault and he wants to return them to the veterans or their families.

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Bugle player on why we play 'Taps'

Updated: 05/28/2013 - Instantly recognizable, “Taps” is one of the most somber, haunting songs associated with our nation.

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Funeral held for Kentucky State Trooper

Updated: 05/27/2013 - More than 100 law enforcement officials from throughout the state gathered together at Johnson Central Middle School to remember their fellow officer, Trooper Alex Rubado, who lost his battle with cancer last week.

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Tips for hikers hitting the trails

Posted: 05/27/2013 - While many of you are firing up your grills others are taking advantage of our local trails with a relaxing day hike. You probably remember when around 40 hikers were rescued on Pine Mountain in early March. Many hikers say this is not deterring them from taking advantage of their day off and enjoying the great outdoors.

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Churches and organizations come together to help fire victims

Posted: 05/27/2013 - When the Knott County Housing Authority apartment complex went up in flames, families were left with nothing. Twenty churches and organizations are assisting the housing authority. Officials say they are trying their best to help in any way possible.

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One dead in Pike Co. crash

Updated: 05/26/2013 - A deadly crash in Pike County has killed one person, and shut down a busy highway for quite some time.

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Obama: Gov't with Oklahoma 'every step' of the way

Posted: 05/26/2013 - President Barack Obama visited tornado-devastated Moore, Okla., Sunday, consoling people staggered by the loss of life and property and promising that the government will be behind them "every step of the way."

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Construction continues at Hazard ARH

Posted: 05/26/2013 - Hazard Appalachian Regional Healthcare will continue to undergo construction on a new addition to the hospital.

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Bell County road to close for repairs

Posted: 05/26/2013 - A Bell County road will be closed except for emergency traffic starting May 28th and lasting through August 1st.

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Indy 500 under way with crash in opening laps

Posted: 05/26/2013 - The green flag dropped with a chill in the air for the Indianapolis 500 on Sunday, and it didn't take long for J.R. Hildebrand to bring out the first caution of the race.

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