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Official: Kentucky woman, 4 kids killed in murder-suicide - WPSD Local 6

Maury County District Attorney Brent Cooper tells news outlets that the family died in an apparent murder-suicide. The dead children, who ranged in age from 8 to 16, and woman were found by a family member Monday evening. The Maury County Fire Department says it responded to a report of a shooting a

WPSDLOCAL6.COM - 2018-10-16 00:00:00

Body Found Last Month in River Still Unidentified

McCracken County Coroner Dan Sims said an autopsy showed no foul play, and that the body could have floated to the area from upstream or downstream, considering recent water levels on area rivers.

WESTKENTUCKYSTAR.COM - 2018-10-16 17:08:00

Eight Arrested in Multi-Agency Drug, Gun Crackdown

On September 20, the newly formed Paducah Post of Duty office of the DEA, along with state and local authorities, arrested Joshua Fox, Zachary Lawson, Sheri Lester and Justin K. McClain at a Graves County home. They seized firearms, approximately 2.5 pounds of methamphetamine, and $7,730 in cash. Th

WESTKENTUCKYSTAR.COM - 2018-10-16 14:06:00

Baby stabbed, baked in oven in Bolivar County, sheriff says

911 dispatchers received the call Monday around 7 p.m., Sheriff Kelvin Williams said. Police and sheriff's deputies found the baby at a residence on Martin Luther King Drive, WTVA reported.

THE TENNESSEAN - 2018-10-16 14:59:00

Cadiz man killed in crash

For an unknown reason, Manning’s SUV hit the left rear side of Wease’s car, causing her to run off the road and into the median.

WPSDLOCAL6.COM - 2018-10-16 17:32:40

Woman Charged with Stealing Tractor-Trailer

The deputies spotted the vehicle and conducted a traffic stop near the Benton exit on I-69. Troynette Charlene Clayton, of Houston, TX, was arrested and charged with receiving stolen property $10,000 or more.

WESTKENTUCKYSTAR.COM - 2018-10-16 11:42:00

Special Olympics Area Bowling Tournament Hits the Lanes This Weekend | The Lake News

Paducah, Ky. –More than 200 Special Olympics bowlers from Ballard, Caldwell, Calloway, Crittenden, Graves, Hickman, Livingston, Marshall and McCracken Counties will take to the lanes on Saturday, October 20, and Sunday, October 21, at Cardinal Lanes in Paducah for the Special Olympics Kentucky Area

THELAKENEWS.COM - 2018-10-16 20:01:06

State Police Release Traffic Checkpoint Locations

By West Kentucky Star Staff WESTERN KY - Kentucky State Police says troopers will be conducting traffic safety checkpoints over the coming days to check for vehicular equipment deficiencies, confirm appropriate registration and insurance of vehicles, and the valid licensing of drivers. They will al

WESTKENTUCKYSTAR.COM - 2018-10-15 08:48:00

Paducah man charged with driving offenses in Metropolis

Metropolis Police Chief Harry Masse said stopped Daniel R. Cooney, 44, after seeing him driving south on North Avenue.

PADUCAH SUN - 2018-10-16 05:15:00

Fatal wreck in Cadiz closes road

The wreck is involving three vehicles and a utility pole, according to radio traffic, power is out in the area and the road will remain blocked for several hours.

KENTUCKY NEW ERA - 2018-10-15 20:55:00

Three Theft Suspects Sought By Union City Police

Union City, Tenn.–Union City Police department is asking for help in the identification of three subjects in a theft of over $4,000 in merchandise from Walmart on September 15. Crime Stoppers released surveillance of the three suspects and WENK/WTPR has posted them on our website and both of our Fac

WENK-WTPR - 2018-10-15 10:00:00

Special called meeting set for quarry | The Lake News

Calvert City – A special called meeting of the Calvert City Board of Adjustment has been set for tomorrow Tuesday, October 16, 2018 at 5:30 p.m. in the Council Chambers of Calvert City Hall.

THELAKENEWS.COM - 2018-10-15 22:11:03

Law enforcement looking for car in hit-and-run crash

His motorcycle fell over, skidded off the right shoulder, and went into a ditch. Griffin was taken to a local hospital.

WPSDLOCAL6.COM - 2018-10-15 11:29:07

Man in fake police car stops vehicle in Trigg County

A man in a vehicle with blue lights on it allegedly stopped a vehicle in Trigg County over the weekend.The car is silver or light colored with blue emergency lights and allegedly stopped a car on Canton Road and Linton Road Saturday, according to Trigg County Deputies.The man walked up to the vehic


Judge: Kentucky can't hide names of officials in sexual harassment case

A judge has found the administration of Gov. Matt Bevin violated Kentucky's open records law by withholding key details of investigations of alleged sexual harassment at two state agencies, including names of accused individuals.Moreover, Franklin Circuit Judge Phillip Shepherd said he found a "shoc

KENTUCKY NEW ERA - 2018-10-15 17:00:00

Marshall County High School students' mural sends message of kindness

“I think that when they see this, they should see the hands stand out,” Riley says. “You should hold hands, and kind of join all together, and be really friendly toward one another.”

WPSDLOCAL6.COM - 2018-10-15 23:17:40

Equipment theft in Livingston County reported by KSP | The Lake News

Smithland, KY (October 13, 2018) – The Kentucky State Police are seeking information related to an overnight equipment theft in Livingston County. Troopers were called to a Smithland farm on Saturday in regards to the theft of a white Bobcat “Track Loader” model T750.


Kentucky's labor surplus is swelling, new federal data indicates

Data from the Employment and Training Administration, which tracks jobs data for the Department of Labor, published in September reported Kentucky's number of labor surplus areas (LSA) grew from 49 counties and three cities to 52 counties and three cities. The administration gives LSA status to plac


Hardin Woman Charged with Threatening Officials

According to the Marshall County Sheriff's Department, deputies served a complaint warrant, Thursday afternoon, on Annita Ziegler.


One killed in Graves wreck

Graves deputies responded to the wreck near state routes 385 and 450, just west of Symsonia, shortly after 5:30 p.m. Thursday.