Local/Regional News

In America, where the political divide has reached Grand Canyon proportions, one Kentucky county is trying to build deep community relationships to overcome these differences.

Inmates Learn To Give Back

Dec 29, 2016

The Kentucky Cabinet for Health and Family Services and the Department of Corrections have partnered in an initiative to give 2,000 hand-made teddy bears to foster children in need.

GOP Candidate Arrested For Stealing Horses

Dec 29, 2016

A former South Carolina Republican congressional candidate is accused of stealing horses in rural Kentucky earlier this month, but he contends he was actually rescuing the horses.

Inmate Killed During Hostage Situation

Dec 29, 2016

Kentucky State Police say an inmate at Kentucky State Reformatory was fatally shot by officers during an alleged hostage situation with a prison nurse.

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Liberty Road is expected to be shut down for several hours after a serious accident just after 7:00 am that left one person dead and one critically injured.

Substance Abuse Treatment Skyrockets

Dec 29, 2016
Kentucky News Service

For the more than 400,000 Kentuckians covered by Medicaid expansion, treatment services for substance abuse have increased markedly, according to a new report.

Kentucky Farms Seeing More Local Sales

Dec 28, 2016

A new survey from the U.S. Department of Agriculture says more than 3,200 Kentucky farms reported selling some of their products locally.

Lawsuit Discourages Handcuffing Students

Dec 28, 2016

Attorneys for the American Civil Liberties Union say a pending lawsuit over children being handcuffed by a school resource officer in northern Kentucky has resulted in fewer instances of the practice.

Company Pays Off Overdue School Lunch Bills

Dec 28, 2016

A company in western Kentucky has paid off about $7,300 in past due lunch accounts at the Lyon County School District.

Officers Stolen Bagpipes Found In KY

Dec 28, 2016
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A Cincinnati-area honor guard member whose bagpipes were stolen from his vehicle after a vigil has the instrument back after a mail carrier found it along a road in nearby northern Kentucky.

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