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Kentucky State Penitentiary Inmate sentenced for life in Boone. Co. murder stabs inmate
Thu, 29 Jan 2015 18:46:43 -0800

A man serving a life sentence for murder and criminal attempt to commit murder out of Boone County stabbed an inmate multiple times at the Kentucky State Penitentiary in Eddyville, Ky.

Jobless rates down in all 120 Kentucky counties
Fri, 30 Jan 2015 06:02:38 -0800

State officials say unemployment rates fell in all 120 Kentucky counties between December 2013 and December 2014.

Family arrested in Martin County, Ky drug bust
Sat, 31 Jan 2015 13:02:25 -0800

The Martin County Kentucky Sheriff's Office made a major drug bust Friday night, according to Martin County Sheriff.

UPDATE: Missing person found in Ashland, KY
Sat, 17 Jan 2015 15:49:04 -0800

Police is asking for the public's help in locating a missing mentally disabled man in Ashland, Kentucky.

Black Eagles escape GW with 51-45 win
Sat, 24 Jan 2015 21:47:25 -0800

Have you ever heard someone say, "There's so many people in here that it's a fire hazard."?Well, the gym at GW tonight actually was, to the point where the doors were locked from the inside to keep anyone else from entering. They had it all wrong, though, because the real fire hazard was on the hardwood, in the form of West Virginia commit Brandon Napper

Three men arrested for drug trafficking in Boone Co.
Sat, 24 Jan 2015 13:01:14 -0800

Three men were arrested for drug trafficking Saturday in Northern Kentucky.

UPDATE: One in custody, one in the hospital after shooting in Ashland, KY
Fri, 30 Jan 2015 09:17:53 -0800

One person is being flown to St. Mary's Hospital in Huntington, West Virginia after being shot in Ashland, Kentucky.

Golden Eagles win streak continues
Sat, 03 Jan 2015 17:16:55 -0800

The University of Charleston Golden Eagles men's basketball team has hit an interesting stride. Today's win over West Virginia Wesleyan marks four straight for the team. They have dominated teams that they should, evidenced by a 111-55 win over Carlow, but kept it close in games against programs with similarly poor records in Wesleyan.The Bobcats played the Golden Eagles close and physical in ...

Crews respond to vehicle accident in Pinch, WV
Sat, 10 Jan 2015 19:16:55 -0800

Emergency responders are on scene of a multiple vehicle accident on the 300 block of Trinity Way in Pinch. The call came in around 9:50 p.m. Saturday.

One dead after semi-truck crosses median on I-71
Thu, 29 Jan 2015 07:31:10 -0800

Lanes on southbound Interstate 71 have re-opened after a fatal accident left lanes shut down for several hours in Boone County Thursday morning.