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Franklin County woman fears for house after landslide

Updated: 04/26/2011 - People who live along Big Eddy Road in Franklin County say they're no strangers to high water. They sit just feet from the Kentucky River, but today this stretch of road is closed due to a landslide. That has at least one homeowner concerned about the safety of her house.

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Franklin County residents prepare for flooding

Updated: 04/25/2011 - People who live along the Elkhorn Creek here in Franklin County tell me the creek is usually way out beyond a wooded area, but with all the recent rain we've been having, the bank has been moving closer to houses nearby.

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Animals evacuated from shelter staying put for now

Updated: 04/25/2011 - Officials at the Franklin County Humane Society Shelter say water has drained from the building, but they still have a lot of cleaning to do. With more rain also in the forecast, they say it's best to keep the animals in other places for the time being.

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Tornado confirmed in Frankfort

Updated: 04/20/2011 - The National Weather Service says a tornado left damage in Frankfort Wednesday after touching down around 1:30am.

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Kentucky nonprofits invited to apply for $50,000 in grants by Verizon

Posted: 04/14/2011 - The Verizon Foundation today announced a Domestic Violence Prevention Request for Proposal (RFP). The RFP invites non-profits in Kentucky to apply for a total of $50,000 in grants to support domestic violence prevention and awareness initiatives.

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Grants available for children's medical expenses

Posted: 04/12/2011 - The UnitedHealthcare Children’s Foundation (UHCCF) is seeking grant applications from families in need of financial assistance to help pay for their child’s health care treatments, services or equipment not covered, or only partially covered, by their commercial health insurance plans.

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Students grieve over teens killed in crash

Posted: 04/11/2011 - A somber day at one high school as students remember three classmates killed in an accident. All three were seniors at Franklin County High School. Students at the school returned today after being off last week for spring break.

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Prison escapees captured

Updated: 04/11/2011 - Kentucky State Police say Timothy Hogue and William Richardson walked away form the Career Development Center in Frankfort sometime Sunday night. The men were captured Monday afternoon.

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Gas station clerk shot during robbery

Updated: 04/05/2011 - The clerk suffered non-life threatening injuries. The suspect robbed two gas stations in Frankfort, just minutes apart Monday night.

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Three teenagers killed in fiery crash

Updated: 04/01/2011 - The Franklin County Sheriff says the car ran off U.S. 421 at Hickman Hill, hit several trees, then caught fire.

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Co-op Connections Card helps co-op members save

Updated: 04/12/2011 - The Co-op Connections Card, offered by 22 Touchstone Energy Cooperatives here in Kentucky, provides savings of 10 percent to 60 percent off prescriptions at most major pharmacies.

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Home of man killed in crash burglarized

Updated: 03/22/2011 - Some strange twists in a deadly crash. Police now say a man killed after his car hit a truck head-on was injecting himself while behind the wheel. Then on Monday, the day after his death, his Frankfort home was burglarized.

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New company coming to Frankfort

Posted: 03/16/2011 - A new company is opening a manufacturing, warehousing and distribution sight in Frankfort. It will create 81 new jobs.

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Police round up, arrest sex offenders

Posted: 03/10/2011 - Several convicted sex offenders are now back behind bars, after a roundup led by U.S. Marshals in several central Kentucky counties.

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Frankfort officials host Medication Disposal Day

Updated: 03/05/2011 - Frankfort Police and the Franklin County Health Department partnered with the Drug Enforcement Administration to host today's event which allowed people to get rid of unwanted or expired medications in an environmentally safe manner instead of doing things like dumping pills down the drain.

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Rally for workers' rights held at Capitol

Updated: 02/26/2011 - The steps of the Capitol in Frankfort were the setting for a rally showing solidarity with state employees in Wisconsin, as well as to express the importance of workers' rights here in Kentucky.

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Student stabbed during dispute in dorm

Updated: 02/21/2011 - Police say the victim was stabbed in the hand during the incident at Kentucky State University Monday morning. A student was arrested and charged with assault and burglary.

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Child found home alone; police later arrest mother

Updated: 02/18/2011 - When officers arrived, they say they found a four-year-old boy asleep and alone in a Frankfort apartment. Police arrested 33-year-old Gina Simpson Friday afternoon.

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