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Stronger earnings from Google, others drive stocks
Earnings gains from Google, Honeywell and other big U.S. companies drive the stock market to a higher close, wiping out much of its loss from the day before.
Forbes sells majority stake to group of investors
Forbes said Friday it will sell a majority stake in the family owned magazine publisher to a Hong Kong-based investor group.
US stocks rise as companies post results
U.S. stocks are opening higher after Google, Honeywell and other big companies report their quarterly results.
US stocks creep higher after two days of losses
Stocks are closing higher after corporate earnings got off to an encouraging start.
Cupcake chain Crumbs in talks, could rise again
Will cupcake chain Crumbs get new dough and rise again?
Unemployment rates fell in 22 US states in June
Unemployment rates dropped in 22 U.S. states last month and stayed the same in 14, as the nation at large posted a fifth straight month of solid hiring.
Free Summer Meals for Students in Fayette County
Most kids look forward to getting out of school but for some it means they may not get enough to eat. That’s more than half the district’s enrollment. This summer FCPS, God’s Pantry and Fresh Approach are teaming together to make sure all kids can eat healthy this summer. Video Video
Students Raise Money For MDA In Honor Of Former Classmate
Students at Woodford County Middle School paid tribute to a classmate with Muscular Dystrophy, who passed away earlier this year, by raising money for MDA.
United shifting jobs at 12 airports to cut costs
United Airlines is outsourcing more than 600 jobs at 12 airports around the country to cut costs while adding jobs at other airports.
Report: Homeowners paid $3.1B cash in settlement
A new report says homeowners have received about $3.1 billion in cash under a federal settlement with 13 big banks over alleged misconduct in processing mortgages that may have resulted in wrongful foreclosures.
Proposed Cuts in FCPS Budget Released
The Fayette County School Board shared where the$20 million in budget cuts could be made. Video Video
Woman Gives Up Attempted Robbery Suspect To Police
Police said a man tried to rob a Lexington Subway restaurant. Officers said the woman he was with ratted him out to police. Video Video
Stocks slip, pulling Dow back near 17,000
U.S. stocks are closing slightly lower after hitting their latest record highs last week.
School Money Questions
It takes a lot of money to teach your kids. In Fayette County we've heard serious accusations about how that money was handled. Video Video
Woman Charged with Embezzling Money from Animal Rescue
A woman has been indicted on charges that she stole money from an animal rescue where she was employed, according to Anderson County deputies.
Officials Warn of New "KU" Phone Scam
In the last 48 hours, numerous residents and business owners have been getting calls from someone claiming to be from Kentucky Utilities, according to Lexington Police Financial Crimes Unit.
Ky. House OKs Bill to Help Finance Rupp Renovation
The Kentucky House has passed a bill to help finance the renovation of Rupp Arena and a new convention center in downtown Lexington.
Wildcat Loss May Make For Slow Business
A University of Kentucky championship win would have meant big bucks for local retailers. Video Video
2 Men Wanted for Robbing Check into Cash
Lexington police are looking for two men suspected of robbing a check cashing business in broad daylight.
Proposed Budget Would Help Lexington Shelter
Lexington Mayor Jim Gray’s proposed budget allocates $250 thousand dollars of the total $313 million dollar budget to The Hope Center’s emergency shelter. Video Video
Beshear Says Kentucky Deserves Rupp Arena Money
Democratic Gov. Steve Beshear made another public push for Rupp Arena before getting on a plane to Dallas to watch Kentucky play for the national championship.
Police: Men Use Taser In Robbery
A woman says two men used a taser to steal money from her. Video Video
Lexington Food Trucks Raise Money for Hit-and-Run Victim
An owner of a Lexington food truck is getting help from some fellow vendors to help pay her medical expenses from a hit-and-run accident.
UPDATE: Security Photos Released in Captain D's Robbery
Photos of what appear to be a 1990s four-door Buick or Oldsmobile have been released of a suspected getaway car in a recent robbery.
Ky Court Disbars Attorney Serving Probation
The Kentucky Supreme Court has permanently disbarred a Lexington attorney who is serving probation for theft of his clients' money.
State Money Approved to Help Growing Scott County with Roads
Lawmakers passed a $4.1 billion dollar road spending plan in their legislative session. That’s good news for a fast-growing Scott County which is adding about 2,000 new residents a year. Video Video
Sweet 16 Means More Business...and More Traffic
The Sweet 16 is bringing in people from all over the state, which is boding well for many Lexington businesses. Video Video
Scam Alert Involving "Juvenile Delinquents"
The Sheriff's Office in Bourbon County said it has received numerous complaints about a phone scam which claims to be from the Sheriff's Department or the Department of Juvenile Justice. The callers are said to have a lot of private information about their targets.
Frankfort Police Looking for Armed Robbery Suspect
At around 10:30 Wednesday night, an armed robber entered a Captain D's on Versailles Road, according to Frankfort police.
State Budget Includes $233 Million For Raises
The Kentucky state budget includes $233 million to give raises to more than 136,000 state workers and teachers.
Arrest Made In Robertson County Shooting
State Police said Keith Case, 38, of Berry, shot a man Tuesday following an argument over money. Case was charged with assault.
Annual SEC Meeting Notes
UK to get $20.7 million from revenue sharing. Football format staying 6-1-1 for now. Video Video
Police: Robbery Suspect Gets Scared, Runs Off with No Money
Lexington police said a man tried to rob the Burger King on Richmond Road Sunday morning, but something scared him. Video Video
Lexington Man Admits He Faked Mental Disability For Money
A Lexington man admitted he continually fakes having a mental disability to get more money while panhandling. Video Video
Deputies: $14,000 Stolen From After School Program
The Franklin County Sheriff said that $14,000 was stolen over the course of a year from an after school daycare program...and the program director is to blame. Video Video
Lexington Mayor Trying To Help Homeless
Mayor Jim Gray is trying to help the homeless--though the money to do so would come out of taxpayers' pockets--and one man is on the verge of needing it. Video Video
Alleged WWII Attacker In Court
A woman accused of beating up a 90-year-old WWII veteran made her first court appearance Friday morning.
Report: Nearly Half Of Kentuckians Not Financially Prepared for Disaster
A new report by the Corporation for Enterprise Development said 48% of Kentuckians have almost no savings to cover emergencies or save for the future. Video Video
State Police: Woman Offered Money And Sex To Avoid Arrest
State Police said a trooper was offered money and sexual favors as incentive not to arrest a Shelbyville woman for DUI.
Get Your Money Back
The Better Business Bureau offers tips to Sun Spa Tanning customers after the business unexpectedly closed its doors. Video Video
Deputies: Counterfeit Money Used To Buy Rottweilers In Laurel Co.
The Laurel County Sheriff's Office says counterfeit money has entered their area.
Changes Coming to Mega Millions Game
The minimum jackpot will grow from $12 million to $15 million, and the jackpot will grow by at least five million after each non-winning drawing.
Water Rate Increase
Kentucky-American water rates increasing by about 10%.
Franklin County Sheriff's Department Wins Battle For Budget
After the Franklin County Sheriff said deputies were paid as much or less than the county custodian, the department asked the fiscal court for more money...and got it. Video Video
Road Crews Keeping Up With Winter Weather
The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet said it’s spent $27 million dollars on snow and ice removal so far this winter season. Video Video
Lexington Fire Department Issues Scam Warning
The Lexington Fire Department said a man is trying to scam people by claiming he lost his house in a fire and needs money to get back on his feet.
Lower Temperatures Mean Higher Heating Bills
The end of the week seemed like a heat wave compared to temperatures on Monday and Tuesday but the frigid air can still be felt in this month’s heating bill.
Alzheimer's Disease On The Rise
A report released by the Alzheimer's Association said that one in every eight older Americans has Alzheimer's disease. 80,000 Kentuckians had the disease in 2010. Video Video
Meat Prices Beefing Up
Beef is a big business in Kentucky. The Commonwealth is the biggest beef producer, east of the Mississippi River. If it’s on your shopping list, get ready to spend more for it. Video Video
Kentucky Task Force Set Up To Protect Your Money
The Kentucky Department of Financial Institutions is setting up a cyber crimes task force to protect banks and their customers from thieves. Video Video
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