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Ten Years For Human Trafficker

Posted On October 28, 2014

(Louisville, KY) -- A decade in prison awaits Louisville's first convicted human trafficker. Jason Ritter was sentenced to ten years behind bars yesterday for human trafficking, unlawful transaction with a minor and drug charges. Ritter pleaded guilty last month to forcing a 17-year-old girl into prostitution after supplying her with heroin.

eBay To Hire Two-Thousand People

Posted On October 28, 2014

(Walton, KY) -- Hundreds of holiday jobs will be filled this week at a northern Kentucky warehouse. eBay Enterprises is hosting a job fair today, with two-thousand positions available at its sprawling complex in Walton. The job fair is scheduled from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. at eBay's facility on Transport Drive.

No Gun Threat At Valley High

Posted On October 28, 2014

(Louisville, KY) -- Classes will be back to normal at Valley High School after a gun threat raised security levels. Jefferson County Public Schools officials say the building went on heightened security around noon after a student reported a gun on campus. Access to the hallways was restricted while police searched the building, but no…

Sen. Paul Confident In GOP Heading Into Election Day

Posted On October 28, 2014

(Undated) -- Kentucky Senator Rand Paul is confident the GOP will be successful on Election Day.   Senator Paul says if Republicans can take control of the Senate, along with keeping control of the House, they'll pass legislation. He says that'll give President Obama the chance to prove he's a leader with how he reacts…

Chemical Company Expanding In Calvert City

Posted On October 28, 2014

(Calvert City, KY) -- Officials at Westlake Chemical are spending 300-million dollars on an expansion of operations in Calvert City. The global petrochemical maker will add new hires to the payroll to make plastic wrap, tires, PVC pipes and other products.