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Hospital Settles Fraudulent Billing Claims

Posted On May 29, 2014

(Ashland, KY) -- An Ashland hospital is paying just under 41-million-dollars to settle allegations that it fraudulently billed federally-funded health care programs for unnecessary heart procedures. As part of the agreement, King's Daughters Medical Center has also agreed to internal reforms and increased monitoring of its claims for five-years. Prosecutors say the hospital billed for…

Fayette Schools “Irregularity” Under Special Examination

Posted On May 29, 2014

(Lexington, KY) -- A special examination is being launched into allegations that Fayette County Schools' budget shortfall was caused by a 20-million-dollar "irregularity." The State Auditor's Office said on Wednesday documentation will be gathered and looked at, but no timetable was announced. The presidents of two employee groups also say they can't support the passage…

Flames Destroy Firefighter’s Home

Posted On May 28, 2014

(West Liberty, KY) -- A firefighter in West Liberty is looking for a new place to live. Crews responded to the fire yesterday that destroyed a three-level house and everything inside. Four residents fled the house and were not injured. Fire Captain Sonya Oldham said, quote, "Everything collapsed into the basement and there's no way…

Millions For Apprentice Programs

Posted On May 28, 2014

(Frankfort, KY) -- The Kentucky Labor Cabinet is urging companies, unions, and colleges to support a job-training program. More than 600-million dollars is up for grabs to help Kentuckians find good-paying work. Governor Steve Beshear said, quote, "I applaud this vital investment in job training to support the skilled labor that propels our economy forward."

Soldier Accused Of Killing Stepdaughter

Posted On May 28, 2014

(Clarksville, TN) -- A Fort Campbell soldier is accused of killing his stepdaughter. Kyle Batiz appeared in court yesterday for a preliminary hearing. Documents show one-year-old Winter Denny died from blunt force injuries at Gateway Medical Center on May 15th. Judge Ray Grimes set bond at two-million dollars, and sent the case to the Montgomery…

  • Pet Patrol

    Missing chocolate Lab female, no collar

    Posted on July 25, 2014
    Location: Aurora

    Near 148 and Melody Lane. Chocolate Lab female recently rescued,…