Bowling Green, Ky – Officer salaries are listed as a primary reason why many police departments in Kentucky are unable to retain officers. Some funds originally collected to fund law enforcement agencies have been diverted to other causes. Dan Modlin has part two in our special series of reports.
Bowling Green, Ky – Law enforcement officials in Kentucky say it is becoming increasingly difficult to retain personnel for police departments. Relatively low salaries are prompting some to leave the state for departments that pay better. Dan Modlin has the first of a two-part series.
Frankfort, Ky – The Kentucky Governor's race pits a Republican incumbent against a Democrat with a long political history. Kentucky Public Radio's Tony McVeigh previously profiled Governor Fletcher. Now he hits the campaign trail with Democrat Steve Beshear.
Frankfort, Ky – State revenue projections for the current fiscal year in Kentucky are being slashed by almost $100 million, but a surplus already in the bank may prevent the state from going into the red. Tony McVeigh reports.
Frankfort, Ky – An anonymous complaint about the merit system investigation has sparked a legal battle between the Kentucky Attorney General's office and the Executive Branch Ethics Commission. Kentucky Public Radio's Tony McVeigh has more.
Bowling Green, Ky – Human Rights groups say hate crimes in Kentucky and the US have been on the rise since 2004. Linda McCray of the Bowling Green Human Rights Commission says her office is receiving a wide variety of complaints. Lisa Autry has this report.
Bowling Green, Ky – The Kentucky Attorney General's office is warning of a new phone scam sweeping through the state. The office told WKU Public Radio the calls involve a recorded message about credit card interest rates. Kevin Willis has our story.
Frankfort, Ky – Governor Fletcher hopes voters will give him a second term in office. Has he earned another four years in the state's highest office? Kentucky Public Radio's Tony McVeigh went to Larue County in search for the answers. Tony will also have a profile of Democratic challenger Steve Beshear coming soon.