McALESTER, Okla. -- The teen waitress at a pizza restaurant who boasted to a co-worker and friends about her new AK-47 rifle was arrested Monday for what police said was threatening to “shoot 400 people for fun” at the high school.
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Federal health authorities on Monday blasted vaping company Juul for illegally pitching its electronic cigarettes as a safer alternative to smoking and ordered the company to stop making unproven claims for its products.
WASHINGTON (AP) -- When researchers at the University of Kentucky compare brains donated from people who died with dementia, very rarely do they find one that bears only Alzheimer's trademark plaques and tangles -- no other damage.
CUPERTINO, Calif. (AP) -- Apple is finally taking on Netflix with its own streaming television service and, uncharacteristically for the company, offering it at a bargain price -- $5 a month beginning on Nov. 1.
ROCHESTER, N.Y. (AP) -- The smartphone is being considered for induction into the National Toy Hall of Fame this year in recognition of its impact on how people play and interact.
NEW YORK (AP) -- There are some things about Bill Gates that are unremarkable. His favorite food: hamburgers. His favorite animal: the dog. But a few minutes into a new TV series on Gates reveals a fascinating insight.
CIUDAD JUAREZ, Mexico (AP) -- With a go-ahead from the Supreme Court, the Trump administration Thursday began enforcing a radical new rule that would deny asylum to nearly all migrants arriving at the southern border -- a move that spread despair among those fleeing poverty and violence in t…
HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) -- Controversy over where and when former Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe will be buried and a stampede which injured several people trying to view his body marred the mourning for the deceased leader Thursday.
BANGKOK (AP) -- Pope Francis will travel to Thailand and Japan in November for a visit expected to highlight his call for complete nuclear disarmament and honor the small Catholic communities in each country.
NEW YORK (AP) -- America's vaping industry has in recent years taken its fight to fend off regulation directly to President Donald Trump's doorstep, with a lobbying group twice booking annual meetings at his Washington hotel and e-cigarette maker Juul hiring two of his former White House officials.
TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. (AP) -- The Trump administration plans to revoke an Obama-era regulation that provided federal protection to many U.S. wetlands and streams, according to two Environmental Protection Agency officials with knowledge of the plan.
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- All six crewmembers were asleep aboard a scuba diving boat off the Southern California coast when a fire broke out in the middle of the night, killing 34 people who were trapped in a bunkroom below the main deck, federal investigators announced Thursday.
CHICAGO (AP) -- Chicago Public Schools will overhaul how it handles sexual abuse complaints after a federal investigation found "tragic and inexcusable" problems following student complaints, the U.S. Department of Education announced Thursday.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- Pacific Gas & Electric and a group of insurers announced Friday they reached an $11 billion settlement to cover most of the claims from wildfires in California in 2017 and 2018.
For months, the judge overseeing national litigation over the opioids crisis urged all sides to reach a settlement that could end thousands of lawsuits filed by state and local governments.
ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) -- The NFL has suspended Buffalo Bills rookie linebacker Tyrel Dodson for six games as a result of an alleged altercation with his girlfriend at her home in Scottsdale, Arizona.
NEW YORK (AP) -- U.S. stocks gave a mixed performance in early trading on Friday as health care, banks and industrial companies gained ground and offset a decline in technology stocks.
A drugmaker has agreed to pay $15.4 million to settle claims that a company it purchased lavished doctors with dinners and entertainment to encourage them to keep prescribing a drug as its price ballooned, under an agreement announced Wednesday by the U.S. Department of Justice.
BOSTON (AP) -- A trove of records released in federal court shows the University of Southern California routinely has taken family donations into account when deciding who gets accepted, with notes alongside some applicants' names including "1 mil pledge," ''given 2 million already," and "po…
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Officials have vowed to find what sparked the inferno aboard the dive boat Conception that killed 34 people in waters off Southern California, but vital evidence may have gone down with the ship or drifted out to sea.
LANSING, Mich. (AP) -- Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer moved Wednesday to make her state the first to ban flavored electronic cigarettes, accusing companies of using candy flavors and deceptive advertising to "hook children on nicotine."
CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — Hurricane Dorian, back to a Category 3 storm, began raking the Southeast U.S. seaboard late Wednesday, threatening to inundate low-lying coasts from Georgia to southwest Virginia with a dangerous storm surge after its deadly mauling of the Bahamas.
BURLINGTON, N.C. (AP) -- William Jimenez hit a two-run double in the seventh inning, leading the Johnson City Cardinals to an 8-6 win over the Burlington Royals on Wednesday.
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Democratic presidential candidates are releasing their plans to address climate change ahead of a series of town halls on the issue as the party's base increasingly demands aggressive action.
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Like whisperers in a tempest, conservative-minded officials across the breadth of Donald Trump's government are letting it be known what they think of him, and some of it isn't pretty.
Technology companies drove a broad slide in U.S. stocks Tuesday as disappointing economic data and the latest escalation in the trade war between the U.S. and China put investors in a selling mood.
ODESSA, Texas (AP) -- A Texas state trooper was the first to be shot. He pulled over Seth Aaron Ator for failing to signal a left turn, not knowing that Ator had just lost his job or that he was carrying an AR-style rifle.
NEW YORK (AP) -- Walmart says it will stop selling handgun and short-barrel rifle ammunition, while requesting that customers not openly carry firearms in its stores, even where state laws allow it.
NEW YORK (AP) -- The eco-minded Prince Harry is embarking on a massive travel sustainability initiative in partnership with key travel providers. They aim to improve the practices of the global industry amid an ever-increasing number of travelers.
NEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP) -- Former Navy SEAL James Hatch says heading to class as a freshman at Yale University is just about as nerve-wracking as preparing for the uncertainty of combat.
A federal judge overseeing litigation related to the nation's opioid epidemic ruled Tuesday that lawsuits targeting Purdue Pharma and other drug companies can move to trial even as the OxyContin maker tries to reach a settlement.
DETROIT (AP) -- The United Auto Workers union has picked General Motors as the target company for this year's contract talks with Detroit's three automakers.
NEW YORK (AP) -- The numbers associated with Serena Williams' U.S. Open quarterfinal victory over Wang Qiang were so stark, they bear reading more than once.
NEW YORK (AP) -- Netflix will give "The Irishman" an exclusive theatrical release for about four weeks, providing theaters most of November to play Martin Scorsese's big-budget crime epic before it lands on the streaming service.
Having recently returned from a long weekend adventure to the beach I've concluded that early mornings, alone on the sand, aren't just great for meditating, reading or watching the sun come up, but rather it's the finest hour for people watching.
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) -- This is the time of year when the Southeastern Conference usually validates its claim as the best league in college football by dominating neutral-site nonconference matchups.
This Week's Circulars
Agnes Hopper Young, 96, passed away on Monday, September 16, 2019, at home in Corbin. Agnes was born in Casey County, Kentucky, on November 17, 1922, a daughter of Ethel Godbey and Lewis Wilham. In addition to her parents, she was predeceased by her sister Pauline Wilham, husband Bill Young,…
Harold Wayne Farmer, 75, husband of Dorothy Farmer, passed away Friday, September 13, 2019. He was born in Corbin, Kentucky on February 16, 1944 to the late Roscoe and Oma Ballard Farmer. He was a veteran of the US Army and the US Army Reserves, serving during the Vietnam War and Desert Stor…
- Two found dead in early Friday morning structure fire in Whitley County
- Big Lots celebrates new look and features
- Knox County man in Pulaski jail dies after hospitalization for medical issue
- Knox Sheriff's Office arrests 3 during drug activity complaint investigation
- Ma & Pa's Country Cooking opens in Williamsburg
- Corbin woman pleads guilty to stealing from local charity
- Health districts statewide facing tough decisions
- Corbin loses consecutive games for the first time since 2015
- Two found dead in Whitley County structure fire
- Doctor shares about prostate cancer during chamber luncheon