- Correction: Disability-Suicide story Updated: Jun-11-15 6:10 pm
PRESTONSBURG, Kentucky - In a story June 10 about a man who killed himself after his disability payments were suspended, The Associated Press erroneously reported that a quarter of the population of Kentucky's 5th Congressional District receives federal disability benefits. A quarter of people receive Social Security benefits, which includes retirement, disability and survivor benefits.
- Report: Social Security overpaid disability benefits by $17B Updated: Jun-05-15 5:03 pm
WASHINGTON - Social Security overpaid disability beneficiaries by nearly $17 billion over the past decade, a government watchdog said Friday, raising alarms about the massive program just as it approaches the brink of insolvency.
- Rogers: Disability pay to be restored for 900 recipients Updated: Jun-04-15 7:03 pm
LOUISVILLE, Kentucky - The federal government has reinstated disability payments to hundreds of Appalachian recipients whose checks were suspended after their attorney was targeted in a fraud investigation.
- Lawsuit filed over suspension of disability benefits Updated: Jun-01-15 11:54 am
LEXINGTON, Kentucky - A lawsuit has been filed to stop the Social Security Administration from suspending disability benefits for residents in eastern Kentucky.