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Bowen found guilty of three murders

PAINTSVILLE — A Johnson County Circuit Court jury Monday found a Martin County woman guilty of three murder charges and other offenses and will return today (Wednesday) to determine her sentence. ...subscribers>>

Stapleton's name added to Country Music Highway signs

PAINTSVILLE – Country music sensation Chris Stapleton's name has officially been added to Johnson County's U. ...subscribers>>

Doctor's retrial delayed as attorneys negotiate possible plea deal

PIKEVILLE – The retrial of a former Floyd County pain clinic doctor has been continued while attorneys discuss a possible plea deal in the case. ...subscribers>>

Lawrence garbage bills to increase $2

LOUISA — The Lawrence County Fiscal Court approved a request to raise the county's garbage rates by $2 at its regular meeting Tuesday, April 18. ...subscribers>>

Lawrence County Wreck

LAWRENCE COUNTY EMERGENCY Management Director Michael Woods responded along with Louisa Fire Department, NetCare Ambulance Service and the Lawrence County Sheriff's office April 20 to a two-vehicle accident on Ky. ...subscribers>>


EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES CNA CLASSES: THE Jordan Center is now accepting applications for our next CNA class. ...subscribers>>
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Father of missing boy says he's desperate to find son
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The father of a 5-year-old boy reported missing about a week ago in California has released a statement saying he is desperate to find his son, on the same day homicide detectives searched his home...
Apple Trying To Persuade California DMV To Change Self-Driving Rules
The tech giant also wants the state's restriction on using self-driving vehicles without a human driver to be removed...
Strong earthquake hits off Philippines, no major impact seen
A strong earthquake measuring 7.2 struck off the coast of Mindanao island in the Philippines on Saturday, and the country's seismology agency advised people to stay away from coastal areas but expected no major damage...
Witnessing death: AP reporters describe problem executions
The sedative midazolam is supposed to prevent condemned prisoners from suffering while they die, but opponents say several problematic executions involving the drug are evidence that it does not work consistently...
Trump signs spending bill to avert government shutdown — for one week
The House passed a continuing resolution, or "CR," giving Congress until next Friday to hammer out a spending deal for the rest of the fiscal year...
Qualcomm slams Apple in scathing new statement
The Apple vs. Qualcomm patent fight is probably the second most important new legal confrontation between tech companies this year, with the Google vs...
Detainees found in 'secret cell' in Philippines: rights group
A dozen people have been found stuffed inside a closet-sized cell hidden behind a book shelf in a Philippine police station, triggering further alarm about abuse under President Rodrigo Duterte's deadly war on drugs...
100 Days of Trump = 100 Days of Late Night Jokes
The first 100 days of Donald Trump's presidency has been ripe with material for late night comedians...