Solving Domestic Violence In KY

Solving Domestic Violence In KY A Kentucky county attorney has received a federal grant to fund work with domestic violence victims in Louisville.The grant for approximately $176,000 from the federal Victims of Crime Act will go toward funding three victim advocates in Jefferson County Attorney Mike O’Connell’s office. O’Connell said in a statement that…

Merger Agreement Nearly Complete

Merger Agreement Nearly Complete A merger agreement between Cleveland-Cliffs Inc. and AK Steel means Cliffs has acquired all of the issued and outstanding shares of AK Steel common stock.The company announced Tuesday that they bought out AK for a little more than $1 billion. This announcement comes a little less than a month since…

Boyd County Child Support Official Indicted

Boyd County Child Support Official Indicted A former office manager for the Boyd County Child Support Office in eastern Kentucky has been indicted on charges of theft and forgery.News outlets cited a statement from Kentucky State Police on Monday that said 55-year-old Mary Pickett faces one count of theft by unlawful taking and 76…

UN Security Council Coming To KY

UN Security Council Coming To KY The United Nations Security Council is set to meet President Donald Trump over lunch Thursday, then travel later this month to part of the U.S. that’s off the beaten path for world diplomats: Kentucky.It’s the home state of Ambassador Kelly Craft, who announced the plans in brief remarks…

Curbing Domestic Violence

Curbing Domestic Violence A Kentucky county attorney has received a federal grant to fund work with domestic violence victims in Louisville.The grant for approximately $176,000 from the federal Victims of Crime Act will go toward funding three victim advocates in Jefferson County Attorney Mike O’Connell’s office. O’Connell said in a statement that one of…

Bringing Back A Piece Of History

Bringing Back A Piece Of History A pair of veterans is trying to bring a World War II submarine to Louisville.The Courier Journal reports, Mark Gatton got the idea when he learned that the USS Ling was going to be scrapped in New Jersey.The Air Force veteran, with his friend Army veteran Lewis Palmer…

Governor-Elect Appoints Officials

Governor-Elect Appoints Officials Kentucky Gov.-elect Andy Beshear appointed his running mate, a leading Democratic lawmaker and the ex-mayor of Lexington to high-profile jobs in the administration he’s forming.Beshear said Monday that Lt. Gov.-elect Jacqueline Coleman will serve as secretary of the Education and Workforce Development Cabinet. It reinforces her leading role in shaping education…

Flu Statistics In KY

Flu Statistics In KY The latest flu numbers are in. It is too early to know how effective this year’s flu shot is, but nurses say it is not too early to get it.With Christmas just weeks away, medical professionals are expecting to see the number of flu cases rise as families and friends…

Time For Snow

Time For Snow Flurries will linger in many areas this morning and slick spots will be possible on the roads, especially in the higher elevations.Forecasters say outside of the cold conditions this morning, skies will try to clear as the lingering snow moves out. Forecasters say we’ll stay cloudy for most of the day,…