Bowling Green – Virginia Tech University is re-living a nightmare after a gunman opened fire Thursday, killing two people. One of the students on campus during a deadly rampage four years ago was Steven Gordon, now an economics instructor at Lindsey Wilson College in Columbia, Kentucky. He calls the 2007 shootings Virginia Tech's nine-eleven. Gordon was back home in Virginia visiting family when this latest shooting occurred. He spoke by phone with Lisa Autry.
Bowling Green – Some local governments are considering measures to ban a potentially deadly, yet legal drug in Kentucky. Often labeled as herbal incense or potpourri, synthetic marijuana mimics the effects of weed, only it has more serious health risks. It's widely available at gas stations, tobacco stores, and hookah lounges. Lisa Autry has this report.
Bowling Green, Ky – WKU is rewarding head football coach Willie Taggart for the team's turnaround. A new four-year contract has an increase in base salary and numerous incentives. Kevin Willis has details.
Bowling Green, KY – WKU recently received the prestigious Gold LEED Certification for the Ransdell Hall Construction project. University officials say LEED certification, which is a measure of sustainable building techniques, will remain a goal for future building projects on campus. Dan Modlin has more on the story......
Many people who run through traffic lights think it's a harmless offense, but safety experts disagree. You or a member of your family are more likely to be injured in an accident involving a "red light runner" than in any other type of traffic crash. Dan Modlin reports on Running the Red.
Bowling Green, Ky – An influential Kentucky Senator is out with a Congressional redistricting plan that makes only minor changes from the current map. It comes on the heels of a plan released by House Speaker Greg Stumbo. Kevin Willis has this story.
Bowling Green, KY – Kentucky Attorney General Jack Conway says he's concerned that many illegal prescriptions are arriving in Kentucky from the state of Florida. He's also concerned that many of those prescriptions are ending up in the hands of young people. Law enforcement officials in the Bluegrass State are urging parents to talk with their children about the dangers of taking medications that were prescribed for someone else.
Bowling Green, Ky – Officials with the Kentucky Office of Employment and Training say jobless rates have moved lower in 99 Kentucky counties in the past year. The latest figures compare October of this year to October of 2010. Spokesperson Kim Saylor Brannock says the unemployment rate in Warren County dropped from nine percent to eight percent during that period. Woodford County has the lowest jobless rate in the bluegrass state, at 6.4 percent. The state's unemployment rate is still higher than the nation's.