Kentucky News

Gas Prices Falling Fast In Southern Kentucky

Posted On December 17, 2014

(Laurel County, KY) -- If you live in the southern part of the state or you're traveling there for the holidays, your wallet will be happy with the gas prices. Some gas stations in Laurel County are reporting the price of a gallon of gas has dropped below two dollars for the first time in…

Some Kentucky Theaters Won’t Be Showing “The Interview”

Posted On December 17, 2014

(Undated) -- The controversial film "The Interview" won't be shown in at least six movie theaters across Kentucky when it opens nationwide Christmas Day. A source tells "The Hollywood Reporter" that national chain Carmike Cinemas will not show the movie depicting a fictional attempt to assassinate North Korean president Kim Jong-un. The movie starring Seth…

Mayor Threatens Minimum Wage Hike Veto

Posted On December 16, 2014

(Louisville, KY) -- Louisville Mayor Greg Fischer says a minimum wage hike will be dead on arrival at his desk. The mayor announced he'll veto the ten-dollar-ten-cent proposal if Metro Council passes it this week. The entry-level salary hike passed a council committee yesterday. Fischer says he supports a much smaller increase to protect jobs.

Kentucky Murder Suspect Returns To Ohio

Posted On December 16, 2014

(Hamilton, OH) -- A Kentucky man is back in Ohio to face charges in the murder of an 87-year-old woman. Prosecutors say Daniel French was booked into the Butler County Jail last night after waiving extradition in Rockcastle County. Officials say French is facing the death penalty for killing Barbara Howe in 2012 and leaving…

Coal Clean-Up Continues

Posted On December 16, 2014

(Paris, KY) -- Officials in Paris continue to clean up after following a train derailed and dumped coal into Stoner Creek. They say three railway cars plunged down an embankment and into the creek early Monday morning. Investigators think the ground underneath the tracks gave away, causing the derailment.