Bowling Green, Ky – Human Rights groups say hate crimes in Kentucky and the US have been on the rise since 2004. Linda McCray of the Bowling Green Human Rights Commission says her office is receiving a wide variety of complaints. Lisa Autry has this report.
Bowling Green, Ky – The Kentucky Attorney General's office is warning of a new phone scam sweeping through the state. The office told WKU Public Radio the calls involve a recorded message about credit card interest rates. Kevin Willis has our story.
Frankfort, Ky – Governor Fletcher hopes voters will give him a second term in office. Has he earned another four years in the state's highest office? Kentucky Public Radio's Tony McVeigh went to Larue County in search for the answers. Tony will also have a profile of Democratic challenger Steve Beshear coming soon.
Frankfort, Ky – Governor Fletcher is seeking the dismissal of a lawsuit challenging the political affiliation of some of his appointees to state university boards. Tony McVeigh of Kentucky Public Radio reports.
Bowling Green, Ky – There is increasing interest in asphalt mining in Edmonson County. Dr. Mike May of the WKU Department of Geography and Geology says the asphalt mining can yield paving materials and the potential to help with the nation's energy resources. Dan Modlin has our interview.
Bowling Green, Ky – Child safety experts in Kentucky say some children who are raised in so-called "meth houses" are facing dangerous and harmful living conditions. Many of these young people grow up in an environment where they see violence and drug abuse up close and personal. Dan Modlin has the second of our two-part series of reports.
Bowling Green, Ky – Law enforcement officials in Kentucky say meth abuse continues to be a costly problem for many communities. One narcotics task force in Hopkinsville, for example, says illegal meth labs have been found in several motel rooms. For somecommunities in the region, there high costs of policing and treating meth. Dan Modlin has the first of a two-part series of reports on the subject.
Bowling Green, Ky – The Republican in the race says his opponent is a left-wing trial lawyer without any real experience. The Democrat says his opponent is an extremist who can't be trusted to uphold the law for all Kentuckians. Stan Lee and Jack Conway have engaged in a war of words over the Attorney General's race that will be decided next month. Lisa Autry spoke to both candidates.