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Ringling Bros. Eliminating Elephant Acts

Posted: 8:43 AM - Executives from Feld Entertainment, Ringling's parent company, said the decision to end the circus's century-old tradition of showcasing elephants was difficult and debated at length. Elephants have often been featured on Ringling's posters over the decades. The decision is being announced Thursday.

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Latest on Hazard flooding and some flood history

Posted: 6:57 AM - WYMT's Steve Hensley and Brandon Robinson talked about the ongoing flooding on the North Fork of the Kentucky River in Hazard on Mountain News This Morning. They also discussed the history of Hazard floods.

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High water causes headaches in Harlan County

Updated: 6:28 AM - High water created all kinds of problems for folks Wednesday in Harlan County. Harlan County Public Schools dismissed at 9 a.m. due to flooding concerns.

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Johnson County single vehicle crash injures three

Updated: 03/04/2015 - The single vehicle collision happened along Kentucky 201 earlier today, deputies say the driver was not injured; however, three passengers including two children were injured and transported to the hospital by ambulance.

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Wise County opens emergency shelters for flooding victims

Posted: 03/04/2015 - Major flooding across Wise County, Virginia has prompted local leaders to open several emergency shelters, the area which is recovering from last weeks winter storm is experiencing flooded roadways, overflowing streams and forecast heavy rain for this evening. The shelters are open for those residents that are impacted by the high water.

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Ben Carson: Prisons prove being gay is a choice

Updated: 03/04/2015 - "Because a lot of people who go into prison go into prison straight -- and when they come out, they're gay. So, did something happen while they were in there? Ask yourself that question," Carson said.

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