Kentucky Center for Investigative Reporting

Eastern Standard for May 2, 2019

May 2, 2019

Life Changer, Life Saver: Surgery on Sunday 

UK Researcher Debunks Link Between Smoking, Dementia 

Recruiting Young Eastern Kentuckians to Careers in Oncology

Plus, Major Campaigns Against Child Abuse and Opioid Addiction



Fatal Flaws: How Kentucky Is Failing Its Workers

Nov 12, 2018
Michelle Franks

Kentucky failed to properly investigate nearly every workplace fatality for a two-year period. Kentucky's workers count on the state to force companies to fix dangerous work conditions. But when workers die, the state agency responsible for investigating falls short. 

Excerpt from the federal audit.