SOMERSET, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky police shot and wounded a man who exchanged gunfire with officers while barricaded in a mobile home, authorities said.
SOMERSET, Pa. (AP) — A former hippie guru who lived the high life in Europe for years after murdering his ex-girlfriend in Philadelphia in the 1970s has died in prison.
SOMERSET, Ky. (AP) — A Kentucky constable involved in a shooting with FBI agents has been charged with aggravated assault of a law enforcement officer.
MOREHEAD, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky has a new location where residents can apply for a Real ID driver's license, the state said.
The Rowan County office opened Monday to residents statewide and is...
SOMERSET, Ky. (AP) — An FBI agent serving a federal arrest warrant in Kentucky was treated at a hospital Friday after being wounded in a shooting, authorities said.
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Regional offices will open in Somerset and Paducah to help Kentuckians obtain new Real ID licenses that comply with federal requirements, Gov. Andy Beshear said...
SOMERSET, Pa. (AP) — Len Lichvar doesn’t like to see the Stonycreek River running red.
That’s an indicator that iron, or another metal, is leaching into the waterway.
SOMERSET, Pa. (AP) — A western Pennsylvania man convicted in the shooting death of an ex-girlfriend and the wounding of another man has been sentenced to a reduced term.
SOMERSET, Ky. (AP) — A detective says a Kentucky woman charged with murder told investigators she was ordered at gunpoint to kill another woman or her children would be shot in front of...
SOMERSET, Ky. (AP) — A Kentucky woman has been charged in the death of a woman missing since spring whose remains may have been found last week.
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky officials say a Children’s Environmental Health Summit next week will include discussions about vaping use among youth, children’s dental health and childhood...
SOMERSET, Ky. (AP) — Fire officials in Kentucky say they are battling a 400-acre (162-hectare) blaze in the Daniel Boone National Forest.
News outlets report the fire began several days ago...
SOMERSET, Ky. (AP) — The Kentucky Supreme Court will travel to Somerset for death penalty arguments later this month.
The session will be held Sept. 19 at the Center for Rural...
NEW STANTON, Pa. (AP) — Motorists will face detours when a section of the Pennsylvania Turnpike closes for bridge work.
The toll road will close in both directions between New Stanton Exit...
SOMERSET, Ky. (AP) — A police officer in Kentucky is accused of shooting and wounding his 24-year-old son in what state police described as a "domestic dispute altercation."
SOMERSET, Ky. (AP) — A lawsuit by family members of victims of a deadly 2017 Kentucky plane claims an air traffic controller didn't provide the pilot the safest options.
SOMERSET, Ky. (AP) — A Kentucky pilot who died along with three passengers in a 2017 plane crash likely became disoriented in bad weather before the aircraft went down, federal investigators...
SOMERSET, Ky. (AP) — A Kentucky man who pleaded guilty to attacking three people with a machete, killing one, has been sentenced to 23 years in prison.
SOMERSET, Ky. (AP) — Authorities say a Kentucky high school student has been stabbed and another charged with assault.
News outlets report Pulaski County Sheriff's Office responded Wednesday...
SOMERSET, Ky. (AP) — Federal funding will address traffic congestion on a major route in south central Kentucky.
Gov. Matt Bevin, U.S. Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao and others were in...
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — The Administrative Office of the Courts says a community forum is being held to discuss improving outcomes for children and families involved in the Kentucky foster care...
SOMERSET, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky authorities say they have found two bodies in the remains of a home that caught fire.
News outlets report the Pulaski County Sheriff's Office said in a...
SOMERSET, Ky. (AP) — Longtime Kentucky journalist Ewell Balltrip, who also was active in education and community development, has died.
Southern Oaks Funeral Home said the 68-year-old Harlan...
SOMERSET, Pa. (AP) — A man and woman have been sentenced to 5½- to 15-year terms in the death of their 10-month-old daughter in western Pennsylvania.
SOMERSET, Pa. (AP) — Two men have been ordered to stand trial in the slayings of two western Pennsylvania men reported missing almost two years ago.
SCIENCE HILL, Ky. (AP) — A 12-year-old Kentucky boy has died in an early morning house fire.
SOMERSET, Pa. (AP) — Authorities say DNA and fingerprints helped lead to an arrest in the kidnapping of a Pennsylvania girl nearly 20 years ago.
Pennsylvania State Police on Thursday provided more details about the investigation that led to the arrest of 50-year-old Timothy Nelson in Cumberland, Maryland, on Tuesday.
LONDON, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky Highlands Investment Corporation is offering free training to help entrepreneurs and housing contractors in southeastern Kentucky start or expand a business.
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky officials say a workshop will help community and business leaders take advantage of an economic development tool.
The event is set for Tuesday in Somerset, where officials will give updated information about Opportunity Zones.
Representatives from the state Cabinet for Economic Development and the Department for Local Government also will answer questions. Participants can submit questions in person or online.
SOMERSET, Pa. (AP) — A man and woman have pleaded guilty to charges in the death of their 10-month-old daughter in western Pennsylvania last year.
Thirty-two-year-old Michael Wingard and 29-year-old Angalina Miller pleaded guilty Tuesday in Somerset County Court to counts of involuntary manslaughter and aggravated assault. Both had been charged with homicide and conspiracy to commit homicide.
SOMERSET, Ky. (AP) — A community college in southern Kentucky plans to begin offering four-year degrees next fall.
News outlets report officials said this week that Somerset Community College will offer the bachelor's degrees through university partnerships in a new program called the University Center of Southern Kentucky.
SOMERSET, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky State Police say a 7-year-old boy shot and wounded himself while hunting deer with family in McCreary County.
SOMERSET, Ky. (AP) — The Social Security Administration says it will temporarily suspend hearings for hundreds of eastern Kentucky residents trying to keep disability benefits.
The Lexington Herald-Leader reports the reprieve gives residents more time to receive files which could contain medical evidence establishing their eligibility for benefits.
SOMERSET, Ky. (AP) — An organization that has helped create or maintain more than 25,000 jobs in Kentucky since being created during the War on Poverty has celebrated its 50th anniversary.
Kentucky Highlands Investment Corp. said in a news release it is now one of the largest small business development investors in rural America.
The organization celebrated its 50th on Monday at the Center for Rural Development in Somerset on Monday night.
SOMERSET, Pa. (AP) — Police have charged another Pennsylvania preschool worker after the school's owner was accused of putting the sleep aid melatonin in children's lunches.
WJAC-TV reports Janie Hersh was charged Wednesday for failing to act as a mandated reporter and disorderly conduct.
SOMERSET, Pa. (AP) — Last year 500 pounds of ground venison was donated to needy Somerset County families through the Hunters Sharing the Harvest program
SOMERSET, Pa. (AP) — Pennsylvania officials say a substance that has sickened more than two dozen corrections employees in the past month and led to an ongoing statewide prison lockdown is believed to be a clear, odorless chemical known as synthetic marijuana.
SOMERSET, Ky. (AP) — Authorities say a Kentucky federal prison inmate who started a 15-month sentence two weeks ago has died.
Pulaski County Coroner Clyde Strunk tells the Lexington Herald-Leader 55-year-old John Arthur died Monday after a riding lawn mower turned over on top of him.
SOMERSET, Ky. (AP) — Police in Kentucky say they've identified a hit-and-run driver who injured a child on a bicycle: They say it's the town's mayor.
Kentucky State Police say Somerset Mayor Eddie Girdler has been ordered to appear in court on a charge of leaving the scene of an accident.
BREEZEWOOD, Pa. (AP) — The Pennsylvania Turnpike plans to shut down a large section in the western part of the state in both directions for seven hours overnight to replace a bridge, weather permitting.
The Turnpike Commission says it will close between the New Stanton exit, at mile marker 75, and Breezewood, at mile marker 161.
SOMERSET, Ky. (AP) — A police chase in Kentucky has ended in a crash that killed two people.
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — The Pennsylvania State Police says troopers are now wearing body cameras in a pilot program that's to last through the end of 2018.
Acting Commissioner Robert Evanchick said Tuesday that patrol troopers in Troop B in Uniontown, Troop J in Avondale and Troop T in Somerset are trained and wearing the cameras on duty.
Evanchick says the program will help the department ensure it is prepared for wider use of the cameras.
SOMERSET, Pa. (AP) — Fire investigators are looking into the cause of yet another fire at a western Pennsylvania mobile home park struck by numerous arsons in recent weeks.
Fire crews in the borough of Somerset and surrounding areas were called to the Cherry Lane Estates mobile home park at about 2:20 a.m. Saturday for what was reported as a "fully involved structure fire."
SOMERSET, Ky. (AP) — A Kentucky woman accused of forcing her 14-year-old daughter to drink whiskey until she fell has had her probation revoked.
The Lexington Herald-Leader reports the 35-year-old woman was sentenced last week to 20 years in prison. She'd previously been placed on five years' probation in lieu of prison time on several charges, including burglary.
SOMERSET, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky will receive nearly $1 million in federal funding to help parks and outdoor recreation.
A statement from U.S. Rep. Hal Rogers says U.S. Secretary of the Interior Ryan Zinke announced that $923,741 will be distributed to Kentucky for Land and Water Conservation Fund from revenues available through the Gulf of Mexico Energy Security Act. The funding comes from Outer Continental Shelf lease revenues and is part of $61.6 million being distributed across the nation.
SOMERSET, Pa. (AP) — A western Pennsylvania man is scheduled to go on trial next week in the shooting death of his ex-girlfriend and the wounding of another man last year.
State police in Somerset allege that 41-year-old Jamie McVicker opened fire as the two were driving away from the suspect's home after retrieving her personal effects.
Police say the male victim was calling 911 in the vehicle when the gunfire began in February 2017 in Boswell.
LATROBE, Pa. (AP) — Luke Miney of Latrobe is organizing another party at the scenic Beam Rocks overlook in Somerset County along the Westmoreland border.
Miney's gatherings atop Laurel Mountain aren't traditional parties people associate with Beam Rocks. Instead, the affairs can be described as literally environmentally cleansing.
SOMERSET, Pa. (AP) — Prosecutors will seek the death penalty against a state prison inmate charged in the beating death of a western Pennsylvania prison guard.
Twenty-three-year-old Paul Kendrick is charged with criminal homicide, aggravated assault and other counts in the February assault that killed 61-year-old Sgt. Mark Baserman at the State Correctional Institution-Somerset.