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House Fire Kills Three, Including Child

Posted On October 13, 2014

(McCreary County, KY) -- A three-year-old girl and her grandparents are dead following a fire in McCreary County. Firefighters were called to the house in Whitley City early Sunday morning. Kentucky State Police say the victims appeared to have died from smoke inhalation. It's not yet known what started the blaze.

BBB: Do Your Homework On Storm Repair Contractors

Posted On October 13, 2014

(Bourbon County, KY) -- The Better Business Bureau is warning people to do their homework before hiring a contractor for storm repair. Clean up is still going on in Bourbon and other counties following last week's tornadoes. A spokesman for the Better Business Bureau says some red flags include people who won't give you anything…

McConnell, Grimes Televised Debate Tonight

Posted On October 13, 2014

(Frankfort, KY) -- Senator Mitch McConnell and his challenger Alison Lundergan Grimes are preparing for tonight's debate. They will square off at 8 p.m. on "Kentucky Tonight." This will be the only televised debate between the two contenders in the closely watched senate race. According to the latest Bluegrass Poll, Grimes is leading McConnell 46-percent…

FBI Director Discusses Ellis Murder

Posted On October 10, 2014

(Bardstown, KY) -- The murder of Bardstown Police Officer Jason Ellis is still unsolved, but the head of the FBI says agents are not giving up. FBI Director James Comey spoke about the agency's work on the Ellis murder yesterday. Comey says there are no breakthroughs to report, but agents are still working hard on…

Troops On Ebola Mission Earn Extra Money

Posted On October 10, 2014

(Fort Campbell, KY) -- Most of the soldiers going to Liberia for the Ebola mission are from Fort Campbell. The troops will earn up to 400 dollars a month in special pay. The Pentagon says the soldiers are not providing medical care, but supporting healthcare efforts by constructing facilities and providing supplies.