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Tribunal Reinstates Student-Dragging Teacher

Posted On January 20, 2015

(Shepherdsville, KY) -- The Bullitt County teacher fired last year for dragging a student through her school's hallways will get her job back. A state tribunal has reinstated Ashley Silas, citing a lack of injuries to the first-grade student and his lack of desire to get on his feet after collapsing to the ground. The…

California Chrome Named Horse of Year

Posted On January 20, 2015

(Undated) -- Last year's Kentucky Derby and Preakness Winner is the Horse of the Year. California Chrome was awarded the 2014 honor over the weekend, shortly after receiving the Eclipse Award as the year's leading three-year-old colt and gelding. The now four-year-old has won four-point-two-million dollars from 16 career starts with nine wins.

Corvette Museum Work Nearly Complete

Posted On January 20, 2015

(Bowling Green, KY) -- The sinkhole-damaged Skydome at the National Corvette Museum will reopen to visitors this summer after work to fill the giant crater. Museum officials say the 30-foot-deep hole is being filled with limestone and concrete to make the building safe for cars and visitors. The sinkhole and crushed Corvettes drew a record…

Runaway Teen Agrees To Extradition, Claims Abuse As Motive

Posted On January 20, 2015

(Panama City, FL) -- A runaway Grayson County teenager will soon be returning to Kentucky. Dalton Hayes waived extradition in a Florida courtroom yesterday to face a host of charges at home. Hayes was arrested this past weekend in Florida with 13-year-old girlfriend Cheyenne Phillips after two weeks on the run. He tells the "News…

Bus Blaze Not Considered Suspicious

Posted On January 20, 2015

(Lexington, KY) -- Lexington fire officials are blaming a mechanical problem for a fire that engulfed a Lextran bus. There were no injuries early this morning at the Lextran garage on West Loudon Avenue. Firefighters put out the blaze, and a fuel spill of about 75 gallons had to be cleaned up. Investigators say the…