Kentucky News

Governor Expands Job Training For Students

Posted On January 15, 2015

(Frankfort, KY) -- Governor Steve Beshear has announced the expansion of the Kentucky Federation for Advanced Manufacturing Education. The program, which started four years ago, trains students for high-skilled manufacturing jobs with an apprentice-style education. The governor says expanding the program is a great opportunity for the state's youth to gain the hands-on experience they…

13-Year-Old, 18-Year-Old Suspected In Crimes

Posted On January 15, 2015

(Grayson Co., KY) -- A 13-year-old runaway and her 18-year-old friend are wanted for a series of crimes in Western Kentucky. Police say Cheyenne Phillips was reported missing from her Grayson County home on January 3rd and is believed to be with Dalton Hayes. They're suspected in at least two felony thefts. Officials say they're…

Seven-Year-Old Dragged By School Bus

Posted On January 15, 2015

(Winchester, KY) -- A seven-year-old Winchester boy dragged by a school bus is recovering from road rash and scratches to his face. Officials say the child was getting off the bus yesterday afternoon and his jacket got caught in the door. District officials say they'll look at surveillance tapes to see if the bus driver…

Louisville Mayor’s Son Offered Drug Diversion

Posted On January 14, 2015

(Louisville, KY) -- The son of Louisville Mayor Greg Fischer could have his recent drug charges wiped off his record. Jefferson County prosecutors say George Fischer must complete a drug education program to have possession charges dropped. The younger Fischer was arrested last month when he was found passed out in his SUV with pot…

Former Justice Launches Campaign For Governor

Posted On January 14, 2015

(Undated) -- Another candidate is entering the race to become Kentucky's next governor. Former Kentucky Supreme Court Justice Will Scott has launched his campaign, becoming the third GOP candidate in the race. Scott is pushing for expanded gaming to pay for the state's public pension system and charter school and criminal justice reforms.