It's a $1 million-plus investment, but LMPD says it's paying off. Thanks to the Shot Spotter technology, officers responded to a fatal shooting Thursday and found the suspect still on scene.
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Gradual cooling under clear skies overnight. The warming trend continues this weekend as temperatures warm to the upper 70s. Expect showers and a few isolated storms Monday.
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Kentucky's Chief Justice says he will ask state lawmakers to give judges raises of 10 percent over the next two years to bring their salary more in line with the national average.
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After more than a decade of reviews and debate, the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs has formally selected the site for a new VA hospital in Kentucky's largest city.
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The retired coal company executive from West Virginia chosen by President Trump to oversee U.S. mining safety says his first priority is preventing people from getting hurt and that he replaced the managers of a mine...
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School officials say there will be no more Civil War-related student dress-up activities at a Georgia elementary school after its "Civil War Day" sparked conflict among students, parents and others.
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Some of Kentucky's retired lawmakers living on public pensions of more than $100,000 a year would lose most of that money if a proposal from Republican Gov. Matt Bevin becomes law.
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Former Social Security attorney Eric C. Conn had help in his escape from federal custody, according to allegations made in a federal indictment unsealed this week.
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Bringing young women together to hear from local women who are leaders in their community is the mission of Eastern Kentucky Strong, a conference held at the East Kentucky Expo Center Tuesday.
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10/19/2017
A Shelbiana man being sought for arrest on state warrants was located and arrested at a residence Sunday and charged again when he was allegedly found trying to bring meth into the Pike County Detention Center. Two men who denied…
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10/19/2017
Kentucky's Republican leaders say they will close the state's troubled pension system for most new employees, offering them a 401(k)-style plan as they seek to stop the bleeding in one of the country's worst...
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10/18/2017
The Chicago Department of Aviation has fired two security officers who were involved in an incident in which a passenger was dragged off a United Airlines flight after refusing to give up his seat.
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10/17/2017
Kentucky's Republican governor says he is close to calling state lawmakers back into session so they can make changes to one of the country's worst-funded public pension systems.
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10/17/2017
A Lexington man entered a guilty plea to distributing crack cocaine in Eastern Kentucky last week in U.S. District Court in Pikeville in connection to his role in a nine-person ring law enforcement officers said operated to bring the controlled…
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10/17/2017
This past week, a special judge handed down her decision in the lawsuit brought by the fiscal court to overturn election results on the commissioner form of government. Hopefully, this ends what was known by anyone but the fiscal court…
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10/17/2017
The Pike County Schools Board of Education received updates on construction within the school district, including work at Millard, Elkhorn City and Southside Elementary Schools, at its regularly-scheduled meeting Thursday.
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10/17/2017
Monday in Hazard, U.S. EPA Chief Scott Pruitt told a gathered crowd that the message from President Trump is that the war on coal is over, and that Pruitt was starting the process to repeal the Clean Power Plan from…
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10/14/2017
City of Coal Run Village officials were left with questions after being billed approximately $13,000 more than what was approved for asphalting projects within the city.
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10/14/2017
Kentucky Power released a statement this week detailing how the company has invested almost $37,000 in grants to the economic development of Eastern Kentucky, including helping to create more than 90 jobs in the region through the Pike County...
10/14/2017
A final decision was made on Wednesday in regards to the lawsuit filed by the Pike County magistrates regarding the decision made by Judge-Executive Bill Deskins last year to place the Pike County Fiscal Court’s form of government up for…
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10/12/2017
A former employee of the U.S. Post Office in Pikeville pleaded guilty Wednesday in U.S. District Court in Pikeville to charges that she misappropriated federal postal funds.
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10/12/2017
A Pikeville man involved in a Friday afternoon wreck on Zebulon Highway was arrested on DUI charges following the collision and had his DUI charge amended to a felony during his Monday arraignment.
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10/10/2017
Another rise in contraband charges coming from the Pike County Detention Center is seeing a renewed effort between jail staff and the Commonwealth Attorney’s Office to help stamp out the amount of narcotics at the facility.
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10/10/2017
We “ratepayers” — in AEP Kentucky parlance for their customers — won’t have the opportunity to voice our opposition to the proposed 15 percent rate increase at a public hearing in our county. The Public Service Commission scheduled only three…
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10/10/2017
A Phelps man was indicted by a Pike grand jury this week in connection to a May single-vehicle collision in which the passenger of his vehicle died from their sustained injuries.
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10/7/2017
A Pikeville man accused of murder in the shooting death of his brother pleaded not guilty to the charges at his arraignment and initial appearance in the matter in Pike Circuit Court Friday.
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10/7/2017
Efforts made by local government officials requesting that the Public Service Commission hold a public hearing in Pike County to address Kentucky Power’s proposed rate increase were answered this week with a statement from the commission.
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10/7/2017
In the wake of the Vegas massacre, some liberals want to politicize the tragic event and call for a ban on guns and the bump stock that made the murderer’s semi-automatic weapon into rapid fire action. This event was tragic…
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10/7/2017
Kentucky Attorney General Andy Beshear visited the University of Pikeville’s Kentucky College of Optometry Wednesday to discuss his office’s opposition to the Kentucky Power rate increase request.
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10/5/2017
More than 60 educators and community members from Pike, Martin and Johnson counties heard from Sen. Ray S. Jones II (D), Rep. Angie Hatton (D) and Rep. John Blanton (R) regarding state employee pensions Tuesday night at a forum hosted…
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