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Murder suspect talks from jail

Updated: 12/18/2012 - James Maggard and Stephanie Fleming have been charged in the murder of Drad Fleming of Letcher County, and Monday, Maggard told side of the story.

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Singing flash mob in Harlan County

Updated: 12/17/2012 - Some Wal-mart shoppers in Harlan got a Christmas surprise Monday! A flash mob broke out into singing at one o'clock in the afternoon!

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Officials warning of identity theft

Updated: 12/17/2012 - They say it is a growing problem affecting people not only in Eastern Kentucky but across the nation. People are falling victim to identity theft, and officials say there are many ways people can get scammed.

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Sen. Smith: coal severance deficit threatens coal counties

Posted: 12/17/2012 - With coal revenues still low in the Commonwealth, state lawmakers are predicting a major deficit in coal severance dollars. A meeting was held today in Hazard to discuss options for coal-producing counties.

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Meth suspect surrenders

Posted: 12/17/2012 - The search is over for a man wanted for allegedly making meth.

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Sen. Daniel Inouye of Hawaii dead at 88

Posted: 12/17/2012 - The office of Sen. Daniel Inouye (ih-NOH'-way) says the Medal of Honor recipient and 50-year veteran of the Senate has died of respiratory complications at a Washington-area hospital.

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W.Va.'s Manchin: Time to rethink gun legislation

Posted: 12/17/2012 - Sen. Joe Manchin, a lifelong member of the National Rifle Association, says it's time to discuss gun policy and move toward action on gun regulation following the school shooting in Connecticut that killed 20 children.

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Laid off miners enroll for H.O.M.E. program in Pikeville

Updated: 12/17/2012 - The Eastern Kentucky Concentrated Employment Program hosted another open enrollment event in Pikeville on Monday as part of the 'Hiring Our Miners Everyday' initiative. Laid off coal miners who came to the event went through an orientation program and were then paired with an expert career advisor.

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Connecticut school likely closed for months

Posted: 12/18/2012 - Authorities say the Connecticut elementary school where a gunman shot to death 26 people will be closed indefinitely while the crime is investigated.

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Mom had authority over Connecticut shooter

Posted: 12/18/2012 - Paperwork shows that the mother of Connecticut school shooter Adam Lanza had the authority to make all decisions regarding his upbringing.

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Facebook post leads to extra security at OH school

Posted: 12/17/2012 - School officials in western Ohio are increasing security at a high school after a student posted on Facebook that he could "do better" than the Newtown, Conn., shooting that killed 26 people.

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Stretch of Mountain Parkway closing briefly

Posted: 12/17/2012 - A stretch of the Bert T. Combs Mountain Parkway in eastern Kentucky will be shut down for a couple of hours Monday while authorities try to reconstruct a fatal car crash that occurred last week.

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Obama signals action following school shooting

Posted: 12/17/2012 - President Barack Obama is vowing to use "whatever power this office holds" to safeguard the nation's children, raising the prospect that he will pursue policy changes to stem gun violence following an elementary school massacre.

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Students nervously return to school after shooting

Posted: 12/17/2012 - There's a new challenge facing schoolteachers across the country today -- as they face nervous and frightened students, looking for reassurance and answers following Friday's shooting that left 20 children dead at a Connecticut elementary school.

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Newtown plans burials as school's future debated

Posted: 12/17/2012 - A grieving Connecticut town is bracing itself for the first funerals for victims of the school shooting last week that left 20 children and six adults dead.

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