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Guilty plea entered in FEMA fraud case

PIKEVILLE – A Johnson County woman pleaded guilty May 16 to fraud in connection with major disaster or emergency benefits. ...subscribers>>

School Board addresses nickel tax, recognizes volunteers at regular meeting

LOUISA -- The Lawrence County Board of Education held its regular monthly meeting Monday, May 15, with the main item on the agenda being what to do about the nickel tax now that a petition to place the issue on the ballot has been certified by the county clerk. ...subscribers>>

LCHS principal chosen for executive-level training course

LOUISA – A principal from the Big Sandy region is about to embark on a journey usually reserved for chief executive officers of the nation's top companies. ...subscribers>>

Plea deals reached in Martin County explosives case

PIKEVILLE – Three Martin County residents pleaded guilty last week to federal charges involving explosive materials. ...subscribers>>

Man arrested after complaint of prowler in Lawrence

ASHLAND - Kentucky State Police at Post 14 in Ashland responded to a complaint May 14 along Griffith Branch Roadd in Lawrence County of a prowler near a residence. ...subscribers>>
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Sea Lion Drags Little Girl Into Water In Terrifying Viral Video
The dramatic moment a sea lion dragged a little girl into the water at a wharf in British Columbia was caught on video...
Manchester terror attack: What we know
Twenty-two people, including children, were killed in a suicide bombing at a pop concert packed with teens in the British city of Manchester late Monday...
Turkey summons U.S. envoy over Washington street brawl
Turkey summoned the U.S ambassador on Monday to protest the treatment of Turkish security officials in the United States during a visit by President Tayyip Erdogan last week, the foreign ministry said...
The Supreme Court Finds North Carolina's Racial Gerrymandering Unconstitutional
You don't see a Kagan-Breyer-Ginsburg-Sotomayor-Thomas majority often in U.S. Supreme Court decisions, but today that quintet joined together to deal a blow to North Carolina Republicans...
Experts: Traveler should have drawn scrutiny before flight
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A man acted strangely long before he caused a disturbance on a plane that prompted fighter jets to accompany it to Hawaii, but a lack of communication and an airline's hesitancy to be caught on video booting a passenger could have played a role in allowing him to fly, experts say...
Big Game Hunter Dies After Being Crushed To Death By Elephant
A well-known South African big game hunter was reportedly crushed to death Friday after his friends fatally shot an elephant...
China, Russia launch long-haul challenge to Boeing, Airbus
China and Russia on Monday launched an ambitious project to jointly develop a long-haul jet to challenge Boeing and Airbus, just two weeks after the successful test flight of the first made-in-China large passenger plane...