Kentucky News

Inmate Turns Himself In

Posted On October 15, 2014

(Lexington, KY) -- An inmate who failed to return to jail as part of a work release program has turned himself in. Brandon Riley was supposed to be back at the Lexington Division of Community Corrections last night by 8:30 but didn't show up. WLEX-TV reports he turned up in the main lobby late this…

Kentucky Develops Ebola Package

Posted On October 15, 2014

(Frankfort, KY) -- A new package of Ebola information is being developed by the state Health Department. Data will be presented to hospitals, public health agencies and healthcare groups to prepare for an outbreak of the virus.

Democratic Group Halts Ads For Senate Race

Posted On October 15, 2014

(Frankfort, KY) -- Alison Grimes is left holding the bag as the Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee pulls out of the battle. Grimes is forced to challenge Mitch McConnell alone as the committee ends funding for television ads. A recent Bluegrass Poll shows Grimes with a two-percentage point lead in the Senate contest.

NASA Administrator Coming To WKU

Posted On October 15, 2014

(Bowling Green, KY) -- NASA Administrator Charles Bolden is going to discuss the space program at Western Kentucky University. WKU graduate Colonel Terry Wilcutt, a former astronaut, will attend the event. You are invited to hear Bolden at the Mass Media and Technology Hall on Friday at 4 p.m.

School Districts Cleared For Virtual Learning

Posted On October 15, 2014

(Hyden, KY) -- The Kentucky Department of Education is changing the way kids are taught in Leslie County. The interim superintendent said school districts have a green light to provide virtual learning for students missing 35 days of classes during the winter. Online classes will offer non-traditional instruction for up to ten days. Staff members…