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Great American Smokeout

Lexington, KY — Cancer patients and survivors will mark the American Cancer Society’s (ACS) 44th annual Great American Smokeout happening tomorrow, November 21, by calling on the General Assembly to protect the health of Kentucky residents by passing strong tobacco control legislation including increasing funding to go towards tobacco control programs. The advocacy affiliate of […]

Published: November 20, 2019, 4:17 pm
Posted by: Gary Slone

False Urine Claims

Lexington, KY —  LabTox, LLC, a clinical laboratory in Lexington, has agreed to pay $2,101,335 to resolve civil allegations that it violated the False Claims Act, a federal law that prohibits submitting false or fraudulent claims to the federal government. The allegations relate to urine drug testing services LabTox provided to Medicare and Kentucky Medicaid […]

Published: November 20, 2019, 3:39 pm
Posted by: Gary Slone

WV County Unemployment Numbers Released

Charleston, WV — West Virginia county unemployment numbers have been released and unemployment is on the increase for much of the state. According to statistics released by WorkForce West Virginia, statewide unemployment for October stood at 4.5 percent with 49 counties reporting increases and 6 reported no change. Throughout the region, Logan County reported 6.1 percent […]

Published: November 20, 2019, 2:39 pm
Posted by: Gary Slone

From Death Sentence To Life Without Parole

Pikeville, KY — A Kentucky man on death row for murdering a student has worked out a deal to convert his death sentence into a life sentence without parole. Circuit Judge Eddy Coleman approved a motion to set aside 69-year-old Roger Dale Epperson’s death sentence and re-sentence him to life without parole. Epperson was convicted of […]

Published: November 20, 2019, 1:48 pm
Posted by: Gary Slone

Shooting Investigation Continues

Buchanan County, VA — The Buchanan County Sheriff’s Office is continuing their investigation into a shooting that occurred in the Big Rock area of the county on Wednesday night, November 13th. According to Buchanan County Sheriff Ray Foster, Investigators have been working the case, talking to witnesses and processing evidence collected at the scene. Sheriff Foster […]

Published: November 20, 2019, 1:31 pm
Posted by: Gary Slone

Donations and support continues to grow after tragic loss

No words can express the pain that one goes through when losing a child. The tragic loss of 6th grader Ayla Eastwood has brought our community together to create multiple fundraisers to assist her family during this difficult time. According to Executive Director of the East Kentucky Dream Center Rachel Campbell-Dotson, they have raised over […]

Published: November 19, 2019, 10:21 pm
Posted by: Jeremy Justice

Human Remains Found

Perry County, KY — Kentucky State Police at the Hazard Post are currently investigating the discovery of human skeletal remains near a residential area. Troopers and Detectives from Post 13 responded to the scene on Chimney Rock Road in the Wabaco section of Hazard where the remains were found in a wooded area near a residence. […]

Published: November 19, 2019, 8:08 pm
Posted by: Gary Slone

Two Arrested In Domestic Violence Assault

Johnson County, KY — A domestic violence call ended with both parties being arrested. According to the arrest citations, Johnson County Sheriff Deputies responded to the complaint in the Tutor Key area of the county. Deputies found 36-year-old Andrea Shafer of Thelma standing in the yard. Shafer told deputies that her boyfriend, 33-year-old Glenn Miller, Junior […]

Published: November 19, 2019, 3:59 pm
Posted by: Gary Slone

Cottage Cheese Recall

Columbus, OH — Breakstone’s has recalled 9,500 cases of cottage cheese due to the potential presence of pieces of red plastic and metal inside the product. The company discovered the issue after a customer contacted them after discovering pieces of red plastic inside a container of cottage cheese. There have been six other complaints and […]

Published: November 19, 2019, 2:22 pm
Posted by: Gary Slone

Another Arrest Made In Child Abuse Case

Pikeville, KY — A third person has now been arrested in connection to an alleged child abuse case in Pikeville. 33-year-old Jerry Maynard has been charged with Wanton Endangerment 1st degree and Criminal Abuse 1st degree of a child 12 years of age or under. Jerry Maynard’s arrest follows the arrests of 25-year-old Kylene Anderson and […]

Published: November 19, 2019, 1:57 pm
Posted by: Gary Slone

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