KY Doctor Part Of Medicare Scheme

KY Doctor Part Of Medicare Scheme A federal prosecutor in West Virginia says four physicians have agreed to pay more than $1.5 million to the government for their roles in a kickback scheme.A statement from U.S. Attorney Bill Powell of West Virginia’s northern district says the doctors caused false claims to be submitted to…

Possible Increase In Water Rates

Possible Increase In Water Rates Water bills could be going up again this year for Kentucky American Water customers.The utility company filed an application with the state Public Service Commission to raise its overall rate – including residential, commercial and fire hydrant rates – by 22 percent to generate more than $19.8 million annually.For…

EKU Gets New Forensics Lab

EKU Gets New Forensics Lab Kentucky State Police and Eastern Kentucky University plan to announce the opening of a new digital forensics lab.A joint statement says police and the school have partnered to open the new lab in Richmond at EKU’s Memorial Science Building. It says it’s meant to supplement the Kentucky State Police…

Gas Prices Plunge In Parts Of KY

Gas Prices Plunge In Parts Of KY Tuesday afternoon and into Wednesday, gas prices along I-75 remained stayed below the national average of $2.52.Gas stations along I-75, like Pilot in Williamsburg, had prices as low as $2.09.People stopping by said while they needed gas, they hadn’t intended on filling up their tanks until they…

Time To Fill The Fire Truck Drive

Time To Fill The Fire Truck Drive Pikeville Fire Department officials say they want to give back to the community.This Christmas, they are having a “Fill the Fire Truck” toy drive.You can bring an unwrapped gift, toys or clothing.Battalion Chief Mitch Case says although other law enforcement organizations also do their own toy drives,…