Kentucky News

Man Accused Of Sexually Assaulting Woman As She Slept

Posted On August 21, 2014

(Burlington, KY) -- A Kentucky man is accused of sexually assaulting a woman while she slept. Thirty-three-year-old Zachariah Sitterding is charged in Boone County with unwanted sexual contact and deviate sexual intercourse. The victim, who knows Sitterding, told police she awoke to find him accosting her. He allegedly confessed, and was booked into the county…

Income Inequality In U.S. And Kentucky

Posted On August 21, 2014

(Frankfort, KY) -- Income inequality in America and Kentucky is growing. The Federal Reserve Bank traces the cause to a low education rate plus disappearing jobs for middle class workers. Associate Professor of Economics Josh Pinkston said, quote, "People should be looking for jobs that are not easily replaced by automation or trade."

Civitan Club Gives Money To Foster Campus

Posted On August 21, 2014

(Owensboro, KY) -- Wendell Foster's Campus for Development Disabilities in Owensboro is getting a big donation. The Civitan Club will provide 25-thousand dollars for an expansion project. Civitan President Sherry Nash said the grant will be used for physical, occupational, and speech therapy.

Best Kentucky City For Working Parents

Posted On August 21, 2014

(Lexington, KY) -- Lexington is the best city in Kentucky for working parents. A new report from Business Insider and NerdWallet ranks the city number eight in the nation. The survey of 100 American cities evaluated schools, affordability, childcare expense, and household incomes.

ATF Seeks Help To Solve Cause Of Fire

Posted On August 21, 2014

(Mt. Eden, KY) -- Investigators from the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives are asking for help from the public in Mount Eden. Officials want to track down the cause of a fire that destroyed the volunteer fire department. Equipment lost was bought with federal money.