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FUGITIVE OF THE WEEK...

Age: 32 Description: Black male, 5 feet 9 inches tall, 195 pounds. Black hair and brown eyes. Charges: Wanted on an indictment warrant for second-degree burglary and persistent felony offender, first degree. Cain is believed to be in the Princeton area. Anyone with information can contact police by

PRINCETON TIMES LEADER - 2018-01-20 06:00:00

Mayfield man charged with meth possession

On Saturday, McCracken County sheriff's deputies received a tip that a drug transaction was in progress at a Five Star gas station on Lone Oak Road. Deputies located the vehicle in question, a white 2006 Ford pickup, and conducted a traffic stop. A search of the vehicle revealed methamphetamine insi

PADUCAH SUN - 2018-01-21 06:00:00

Tug-boat explosion kills 3, injures 6 in Marshall County

CALVERT CITY, KY (WAVE) - Three people were killed and numerous others were injured after an explosion inside a docked tug-boat on Friday morning. Kentucky State Police said the call came in to Marshall County dispatch at 9:17 a.m.. Three people were pronounced dead at the scene and six others with

WAVE 3 - 2018-01-19 21:13:35

Tennessee River Tug Boat Explosion Leaves 3 Dead: Police

A tug-boat explosion on the Tennessee River in Kentucky left three people dead and injured several others, according to Kentucky State Police. The Marshall County dispatch received a call reporting an explosion at 9:17 a.m. and numerous departments responded to the scene. According to state police,

PATCH - 2018-01-19 17:49:24

Road salt reserves take hit after storms

Recent wintry precipitation has taken a toll on state and city road salt supplies, with the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet reporting it used more salt on this district's roads in one week than it did all of last year. Following two back-to-back storm systems, District 1's Snow and Ice Team has orde

PADUCAH SUN - 2018-01-21 06:00:00

Local nonprofits missing labor from halfway house

In November, a parolee walked away from Paducah Community Service Center -- a halfway house often referred to as Keeton Corrections -- then stole and crashed two cars and assaulted a deputy. In December, another parolee who had absconded was arrested on a burglary charge. Various officials asserted

PADUCAH SUN - 2018-01-21 06:00:00

ON TARGET Haircut long overdue for K-12 bureaucracy

Gov. Matt Bevin unveiled his budget proposal for the next biennium Tuesday. True to his word, it isn't pretty. Major spending cuts are outlined in the 151-page first draft of House Bill 200. An item of local concern appears on page 133. That is where the bill lists Paducah's Whitehaven Welcome Cente

PADUCAH SUN - 2018-01-21 06:15:00

Allbritten: Winter weather wreaks havoc with trash pickup

MURRAY - Along with the usual headaches of keeping vehicles out of ditches, maintaining firm footing on sidewalks and preventing water pipes from freezing, many Murray residents have also dealt with trash collection issues in the last week. City of Murray Street & Sanitation Superintendent Ron Allb

MURRAY LEDGER & TIMES - 2018-01-20 08:00:00

One Suspect Arrested, Police Searching for Two Others After Drive-By Shooting in Des Moines

DES MOINES, Iowa -- A suspect in a Des Moines drive-by shooting is in custody while two others remain at-large. Police responded to several reports of the shooting around 4 p.m. on Saturday in the Capital Heights neighborhood. Police say three separate reports came in within blocks of 36th and East

WHO-TV - 2018-01-21 00:22:41

Early morning shooting at Des Moines Kum & Go

Police are investigating a shooting that happened at a Kum & Go in Des Moines early Sunday morning. Officers were called to the scene on University Ave. shortly after 4 a.m. Police say there is at least one victim, but have not commented on the victim's condition. Officers also say the victim and t

KCCI.COM - 2018-01-21 12:23:00

Worker dies in workplace accident at Ames hydraulics plant

KCCI has learned the name of the employee who died at an Ames hydraulic motors manufacturer while at work. John Lavery, 45, died after suffering injuries around 4 p.m. Thursday at the company's location at 2800 E. 13th St. A Danfoss news release said Lavery was taken to Mary Greeley Medical Center i

KCCI.COM - 2018-01-21 02:25:00

OPERATION QUICKFIND: Ariana Jasper

CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa Cedar Rapids police have issued an operation quickfind for a missing teen. Ariana Jasper was last seen in Des Moines on Janauary 19 at 9 a.m. Jasper is 16 and is 5'10. She has a hoop nose ring on the right side of her nose. She has bipolar disorder and is off her medication. Sh

KCRG.COM - 2018-01-21 09:10:00

UPDATE: Victim in bar assault dies, suspect charged with murder

A Johnston man now faces murder charges in a bar assault that left another man with serious injuries that he later died from. Updated: 12:23 PM CST Jan 19, 2018 A Johnston man now faces murder charges in a bar assault that left another man with serious injuries that he later died from. A Johnston

KCCI.COM - 2018-01-19 18:23:00

2 women sent to hospital after train crashes into car

Two women were sent to the hospital after their car was hit by a train early Saturday in Story County. Huxley police Sgt. Gerry Stoll told KCCI that the accident happened at approximately 3:43 a.m. between Center and 320th streets in Cambridge. It is unclear what caused the crash, but investigator

KCCI.COM - 2018-01-20 21:52:00

'We're all united' the message at Women's March 2018 in Des Moines

Voices demanding change and equality echoed off of buildings surrounding the Capitol plaza in Des Moines on Saturday, as over 1,000 demonstrators gathered. The event titled Des Moines Women's March 2018 took place without issue - but with a caveat. There was no march. Speakers said a permit for a ma

IOWA STATE DAILY - 2018-01-20 22:51:00

Two Women Hospitalized After Car Hit by Train

CAMBRIDGE, Iowa -- Two women were hospitalized after their car was hit by a train early Saturday morning. The Story County Sheriff's Office was called to 320th and South Water Street in Cambridge around 3:45 a.m. Investigators are not yet sure what led to the car being on the tracks, but officials s

WHO-TV - 2018-01-20 18:45:29

Seven days, seven crashes, three dead

A series of serious crashes this week killed two people and sent cars into poles, trees, other vehicles and a car dealership employee. AVON - Three people were killed, others were seriously injured and two horses had to be put down in a series of crashes throughout the region this week. Here's a loo

WICKED LOCAL - 2018-01-20 19:52:05

Two Arrested At Braintree Village On Gun, Drug Charges

BRAINTREE, MA - Two people were taken into custody on gun and weapon charges, police said. On Jan. 17 at about 2 a.m., an officer patrolling Braintree Village discovered an occupied vehicle with two occupants acting in a suspicious manner.. During the encounter, the officer allegedly observed the h

PATCH - 2018-01-20 17:58:32

Dover, Sherborn Academic Achievers

See who's earned honors. Locals make Mass. Bay dean's list Nicoletta Agostino, Sofia Maoogian, Mark Speck and Patrick Wayne of Sherborn have been named to the dean's list for the fall 2017 semester at Mass. Bay Community College. Ballou earns honors at Stonehill Abigail Ballou, a member of the Class

WICKED LOCAL - 2018-01-21 05:01:00

Help Sought in Finding Missing Person

Joey Brancato is a 21-year-old Winthrop native who has seemed to disappeared off the face of the earth a week before Thanksgiving leaving no trace or clues to his whereabouts. On November 18, Joey was last seen in Roslindale at 10 Mendelsohn St. in the company of an acquaintance that, according to t

WINTHROPTRANSCRIPT.COM - 2018-01-20 11:15:46