Associated Press

Pages

Regional
9:02 am
Mon June 11, 2012

Police Charge Bowling Green Man With Weekend Murder

Police in Bowling Green have charged a man with with murder in the stabbing death of a man whose body was found in the street of a residential neighborhood. 

Police arrested 24 year old Stephan Thomas on Saturday after the stabbing near Veterans Memorial Boulevard. Witnesses reportedly led police to an apartment where Thomas was arrested. The body of 21 year old Tyrese Huffman was found by officers responding to a 911 call around 2:45 a.m. Bowling Green police sat Huffman was stabbed in the neck.

Regional
8:48 am
Mon June 11, 2012

Iraqi Terror Suspect Wants Home Detention

William H. Natcher Federal Courthouse in Bowling Green

An Iraqi man arrested last year in Bowling Green on terrorism charges is asking a federal judge to release him to home detention until his trial starts in August. 24 year old Mohanad Shareef Hammadi is facing a  lengthy list of charges in the case.

Read more
Regional
1:15 pm
Fri June 8, 2012

Court of Appeals Says A.G. Office has Limited Powers to Initiate Investigations

In a ruling today based on a Powell County drug case, the Kentucky Court of Appeals ruled that the state Attorney General's office has limited powers to initiate investigations. In addition, the Court threw out an eastern Kentucky drug conviction, saying the Attorney General's office overstepped its bounds.

Read more
Regional
3:25 pm
Thu June 7, 2012

Ft. Campbell Soldiers Get Official Word of Next Deployment

Soldiers from Ft. Campbell's 101st Airborne Division

The Department of Defense has announced four units--including two from Ft. Campbell, Ky--will deploy to Afghanistan this year. The scheduled rotation involves more than 11,000 soldiers from the four units that will start deploying between spring and winter.

Read more
Regional
1:01 pm
Thu June 7, 2012

Kentucky Prison Inmate Can Move Forward with Lawsuit over Privacy and Mail

A federal appeals court has reinstated a lawsuit brought by a Kentucky inmate over whether his outgoing legal mail must be left open for inspection by prison officials. The US 6th Circuit Court of Appeals Thursday concluded that 66-year-old Raymond Miller showed enough evidence that his legal mail had been reviewed by prison employees to raise a claim under the first amendment.

Read more
Business
10:29 am
Wed June 6, 2012

Less Coal Used in Electricity Generation

U.S. Energy Information Administration

Federal officials now say coal accounts for slightly more than one-third of the electricity generated in the United States. Coal's percentage of the market hasn't been that low in decades.

Read more
Regional
9:02 am
Wed June 6, 2012

Drought Conditions Having Big Impact on Kentucky Dam Water Levels

Record low water levels on the Tennessee River are creating big challengers for the operators of the Kentucky Hydro Plant at the Kentucky Dam. Plant Manager Bill Stallion told the Paducah Sun that maintaining levels on the river as well as Kentucky Lake is a balancing act of keeping the minimum levels necessary for the dam while making marinas, boaters, and fisherman happy.

Read more
Politics
10:16 am
Tue June 5, 2012

Somerset Voters to Determine Alcohol Issue

Somerset, Kentucky is currently the largest city in the Commonwealth without any kind of legal alcohol sales. A vote to be held on June 26th could change that situation.

Read more
Sports
10:11 am
Mon June 4, 2012

Former UK Player's Case Headed to a Grand Jury

A grand jury will hear the case against former University of Kentucky basketball player Michael James Porter, who was arrested last month on charges of felony sodomy and having sex with an underage girl.

Read more
Regional
10:02 am
Mon June 4, 2012

Man Facing Charges in Kidnapping, Rape of 10-year-old Larue County Girl

A Kentucky man has been charged with kidnapping a sleeping 10-year-old girl, taking her into the woods and sexually assaulting and choking her.

Read more

Pages