Kentucky News

Man Jailed For Posting Exodus Lyrics Calls Situation “Surreal”

Posted On September 10, 2014

(Central City, KY) -- The Kentucky man jailed for posting lyrics from a heavy metal song on Facebook is calling the entire situation "surreal." James Evans was arrested last month after he shared a verse from the Exodus track "Class Dismissed" which the band has said is about the 2007 shooting at Virginia Tech. Evans…

159th CAB Returns To Fort Campbell

Posted On September 10, 2014

(Fort Campbell, KY) -- Members of the 159th Combat Aviation Brigade are back home at Fort Campbell. Family and friends welcomed the soldiers as they stepped off the airplane following nine months in Afghanistan.

Million Dollar Grant For UK

Posted On September 10, 2014

(Lexington, KY) -- The American Heart Association is awarding more than a million dollars to the University of Kentucky. The money will be used for cardiovascular research in developing new treatments to reduce deaths from disease and strokes by 20 percent. Heart disease is the number one killer in the U.S.

Pastor Accused Of Sex Abuse

Posted On September 10, 2014

(Marion County, KY) -- Joseph Hemmerle is accused of sexually abusing a boy in Marion County. The unidentified victim claims the sexual assault took place at Camp Tall Trees four decades ago. The pastor with the Archdiocese of Louisville was indicted by a grand jury and is on administrative leave.

New iPhones Include Mobile Payment System

Posted On September 10, 2014

(Frankfort, KY) -- Kentuckians using Apple's new iPhone can pay with a pat of their thumb. A mobile payment system was announced yesterday by the tech giant. A chip allows iPhone 6 users to establish radio communication between smartphones in close proximity.