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WKU Steps Up Fundraising Efforts

Updated: 09/17/2007 - Western Kentucky University has its eyes on the future. The university hopes a new $200-million campaign will make WKU a leading American university with international reach by the year 2012.

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U.S. Constitution Turns 220

Updated: 09/17/2007 - Schools across the area are focusing on the anniversary of the U.S. Constitution. The Sept. 17 assembly at Lost River Elementary featured community leaders from the area reading different parts of the document.

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Website Releases Simpson Standoff Audiotape

Updated: 09/17/2007 - The saga continues for the former football hall of famer O.J. Simpson and his alleged involvement in a robbery in Las Vegas. An apparent audiotape of O.J. Simpson's standoff with men he accused of stealing his sports memorabilia has surfaced.

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Clinton to Unveil Plan for Universal Health Care

Updated: 09/17/2007 - Hillary Clinton is taking another shot at universal health care. This is her first attempt at it since the one that fell through during her husband's administration.

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President Makes Attorney General Choice

Updated: 09/17/2007 - The president has selected Michael Mukasey, a man who in the past has presided over high-profile national security cases. Bush is urging the Senate to quickly confirm Mukasey, who would become Bush's third attorney general.

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BG Technical College Helps Students "Face the Future"

Posted: 09/16/2007 - It looks just like an ordinary photo booth, but what it's capable of doing goes far beyond taking a picture. It's a state of the art piece of equipment that snaps a picture and allows the curious to morph their image to see themselves as one of six different races.

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Hometown Hero: Pet Rescuers

Posted: 09/16/2007 - The cause of the fire at Chandler Park Apartments in Bowling Green is still under investigation. Though everyone got out of the building safely before first responders arrived, there were a few pets that needed rescuing.

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Scottsville Resident Wins St. Jude Dream Home

Updated: 05/29/2009 - On Sept. 16, WBKO held its annual St. Jude Telethon to raise money for the hospital, which helps children with infectitious diseases. The big prize for the drawing was the "Dream Home," which is located in Olde Stone.

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Hazardous Material Accident on I-65

Updated: 09/17/2007 - The lanes of I-65 South have been reopened after an accident involving a tractor-trailer carrying hazardous material.

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GM and United Auto Workers Continue Negotiations

Updated: 09/16/2007 - It was another day of negotiating for General Motors and the United Auto Workers. Some union officials say GM wants the union to take over responsibility for retiree health care costs using a company-funded trust.

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Gubernatorial Candidates Have Plans for Increasing Jobs

Posted: 09/16/2007 - Kentucky's gubernatorial candidates both say they have plans for increasing jobs in Kentucky, especially in impoverished areas. Republican Governor Ernie Fletcher says under his tenure, Kentucky's economy has made solid progress.

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Louisville Starts "Possibility City" Campaign

Updated: 09/16/2007 - Kentucky's largest city is rolling out a promotional campaign aimed at drawing more people to their area. It is targeting young professionals and businesses.

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Attempted Sexual Assault Reported on UK Campus

Updated: 09/16/2007 - University of Kentucky Police have issued a safety alert on their campus following the report of an attempted sexual assault. A female student reported to UK Police that an unknown suspect attempted to assault her on the UK campus.

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O.J. Simpson Arrested on Six Counts

Updated: 09/16/2007 - O.J. Simpson is back in the news in connection with robbing two sports memorabilia dealers in Las Vegas. Las Vegas police are charging Simpson with a total of six counts of robbery, assault, burglary and conspiracy.

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Thailand Plane Crash Leaves Nearly 90 Dead

Updated: 09/17/2007 - The crash happened Sept. 16 on the Thai island of Phuket, a popular destination for Thai's, as well as tourists. The pilot of the plane attempted to land during a rain storm when the plane skidded off the runway.

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New Poll Shows Beshear Ahead by Double-Digits

Posted: 09/16/2007 - A new poll released says Democratic candidate Steve Beshear has a double-digit lead over Governor Fletcher. This comes with less than two months before Kentucky's gubernatorial election.

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Race Season Underway at Ky. Downs

Posted: 09/16/2007 - It's a date that horse trainers have been waiting weeks to gear up for. Hundreds gathered at Kentucky Downs in Franklin on Sept. 16 for the kickoff of the live race season.

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Trashmasters Classic Keeps Lake Clean

Posted: 09/16/2007 - There was plenty of trash at Barren River Lake on Sept. 15, but no worries because many people were on hand, including our own Shane Holinde, to cleanup. Saturday was the 20th annual "Trashmasters Classic."

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"Side by Side" Program Helps Kids Create Art

Posted: 09/16/2007 - A program held at the Kentucky Museum in Bowling Green gives free art classes to students with disabilities. The "Side by Side" program is put on by VSA Arts of Kentucky.

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Franklin Car Show Brings in Thousands

Updated: 09/16/2007 - Nice September temperatures made it a perfect time to get out, and that's exactly what the people of Franklin did. Antique cars swamped their downtown on Sept. 15 for the 45th Annual Southern Kentucky Antique Car Show.

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Two Students Still Hospitalized with E.coli

Posted: 09/16/2007 - Auburn Elementary School has two students with the illness and both are listed in stable condition at Vanderbilt Medical Center. One was recently moved out of intensive care.

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Fewer Black Freshman at UK this Semester

Updated: 09/17/2007 - While WKU is posting a record high enrollment this year, another Kentucky university is seeing lower numbers. The University of Kentucky has more than six-percent fewer black freshmen students this year compared to last fall.

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Family Loses Everything in House Fire

Posted: 09/16/2007 - A fire destroys a Bowling Green family's home, and now friends are hoping to help them rebuild. The fire happened on Magnolia St. when the homeowner, Victoria Bryant, and her daughter were trying to go to sleep.

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Fake Doctor Arrested

Updated: 09/16/2007 - Twenty-seven-year-old Tracy Lynn White is a former hospital secretary who Georgetown police say was improperly posing as a doctor and giving medical advice to patients at an obesity clinic.

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Two Men Charged for Altering Teacher's Picture

Updated: 09/17/2007 - On Sept. 9, WBKO and some other news agencies received this e-mail from Frankie Shane Ford of Mount Herman, Ky. The e-mail, signed by Danny Delph of Glasgow, had an altered picture of a Glasgow teacher.

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