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Owsley County store owner facing $2.1 million in food-stamp fraud

A store owner and his son have been indicted on fraud for allegedly accepting food stamps in exchange for cash.

Whitley County business laying off 400+ employees

PAE Visa Support Services issued a WARN notice indicating that all 425 employees will be laid off in the new year.

KSP investigating metal theft in Madison County

KSP says a man pretending to be a delivery and pickup serviceman for scrap metals came to a Madison County business and took hundreds of pounds of metal.

Pelosi invites Trump to deliver State of the Union days after impeachment

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi has invited President Donald Trump to deliver the State of the Union address. The invitation comes days after impeachment.

More than 200 million Facebook users private information exposed

A security researcher says the private information of more than 267 million Facebook users was exposed for at least 10 days this month.

Critics attack Bevin’s pardon of man convicted of child rape

Matt Bevin defended his controversial pardon of a man convicted of raping a child by saying there was no physical evidence of the assault.

Search on for armed robber in Laurel County

Deputies are looking for a man they say held up a gas station clerk at gunpoint overnight in Laurel County.

Franklin County students offered full-ride to Georgetown College

Georgetown College offers full-tuition scholarship to students in Franklin County.

Santa Claus is coming to town and he’s using sign language

A Facebook video has gone viral, showing Santa Claus using sign language to speak to deaf children.

Eastern Kentucky lawmaker will not seek reelection

Democratic State Representative Chris Harris is not running for reelection, citing too much time away from family.

Kentucky Senate leader plans Purdue Pharma settlement probe

Senate President Robert Stivers says Kentucky was shortchanged in the Purdue Pharma settlement.

Deputies warn of kidnapping scams

Families report receiving phone calls claiming their children have been kidnapped. Find out how the scam works, so you don't fall for it.

Bill to raise minimum age to buy tobacco products passed in U.S. Senate

The Tobacco-Free Youth Act would raise the legal age to buy tobacco products from 18 to 21.

“Cram the Cruiser” raises more than 200 tons of food for Kentucky families

KSP's annual Cram the Cruiser food drive raised more than 236 tons of food.

More than 50 people arrested in Lexington Police winter shoplifting blitz

“Operation See You When You’re Stealing,” resulted in 52 people charged, 47 arrests and the recovery of more than $5,337 worth of stolen merchandise.

Woman accused of buying ammo used in robbery involving minors

A Lexington woman is accused of buying ammunition she and two minors used to shoot a man during a robbery..

Man accused of tying up, shooting another man in Lexington

According to court documents, 18-year-old Richard Brown entered a home and shot someone in the arm.

Donald Trump becomes third U.S. president to be impeached

President Donald Trump has been impeached by the U.S. House of Representatives.

KSP searching for escaped Powell County inmate

Escapee John Bixby is believed to be driving a stolen, red passenger car after running from a work detail in Clay City on Wednesday, according to KSP.

Illness forces Paris Independent Schools to close for remainder of the week

Paris Independent students aren't due back in class until January 7, 2020.