Cracking down on dog fighting: House Bill 408 gives law enforcement flexibility
- Wednesday the House Judiciary Committee passed House Bill 408, giving law enforcement more flexibility to stop dog fighting.
Barbourville City Council asks Mayor to resign
- Officials say 6 council members asked Mayor David Thompson to resign at a City Council meeting.
Randy Hammons sentenced to 10 years behind bars
- He pleaded guilty last month to assault, criminal abuse, and unlawful imprisonment charges.
Senate OKs keeping e-cigarettes away from minors
- Republican Sen. Paul Hornback says his bill is aimed at protecting youngsters from gaining access to the adult products.
Kentucky House panel approves adult abuse registry
- The measure would require the Cabinet for Health and Family Services to create and maintain a statewide registry of people convicted of adult abuse.
Lawmakers say rule hurts black lung patients
- In a letter to the department, the lawmakers say that the rule would make it harder for miners to receive medical reports prepared by coal operators' doctors or experts.
Rockslide damages Mingo County family's home
- It happened last night in Williamson at a home on Brook Street.
Organization helping community learn signs of elder abuse
Updated: 7:28 AM
- Leaders from across the Bluegrass gathered Thursday at Hazard Community and Technical College to learn more about a certain type of abuse.
Whitley County Sheriff's Department gets new laptops
- Money seized in drug cases bought new computers for Whitley County Sheriff's Deputies.
Deputies locate missing Whitley County man
- Officials say 40 year old Emanuel Felipe Herrara was reported missing from a home on Elbert Lane in Williamsburg just after 9pm Wednesday.
Arch Coal sells some Eastern Kentucky mines to another company
- Arch officials announced on Wednesday that the complex and related infrastructure, along with 38 million tons of thermal coal reserves, was sold to Blackhawk Mining for $26.3 million.
W.Va. utilities seek $68M fuel cost reimbursement
- Appalachian Power and Wheeling Power filed their request with the Public Service Commission on Tuesday
WVa House panel limits cold medicine buys for meth
- The state House Judiciary Committee on Tuesday amended the proposal dealing with pseudoephedrine medications.
Bill seeks to prevent parental rights for rapists
- Rep. Dennis Keene, the bill's lead sponsor, says women who give birth to babies resulting from sexual assaults can face more emotional stress when the rapists seek custody of the children.
US applications for jobless benefits drop to 323k
- U.S. unemployment benefits dropped 26,000 last week, the lowest level in three months.
Officials investigating suspected arson cases in Southwest Virginia
- According to the Virginia Department of Forestry, the fire in Scott County began Friday evening along Route 600, about two miles east of the Lee County border.
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