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Standoff leads to arrests of Calloway men

BENTON — The Marshall County Sheriff’s Office reported Friday that two Calloway County men were among a group arrested Wednesday night following brief standoff at a Benton residence.In a news release, the sheriff’s office said Marshall deputies and officers from the Benton Police Department responde

KENTUCKY NEW ERA - 2018-06-25 00:20:00

Husband arrested for killing wife during heated argument

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) - A Nashville man shot and killed his wife during an argument, according to Metro police.

WKRN - 2018-06-24 14:27:23

Biker charged with DUI following wreck

Timothy D. Edwards, 57, was driving his motorcycle south on Oaks Road at about 6 p.m., and lost control in a curve, running off the left side of the road, deputies said.

PADUCAH SUN - 2018-06-25 05:15:00

16 thousand pounds of carp removed from local lakes and rivers

GILBERTSVILLE, KY – They are invading our waterways and eating food that other animals need. If you’ve been on the lake or any of our rivers, you might have been hit by one.

WPSDLOCAL6.COM - 2018-06-25 04:10:42

Mother Arrested For Leaving Child Alone In Car For 90 Minutes

His clothes were soiled with urine, and that, plus the air-conditioning, had dropped his temperature to 96.2 degrees.

WTVF - 2018-06-23 22:51:35

Woman Killed In Shooting In Edgehill

NASHVILLE, Tenn. - A woman was shot and killed in the Edgehill area.The shooting happened Saturday night in the 1000 block of Southside Court.Details on the shooting were limited. Authorities confirmed the female victim died, and a man reportedly turned himself in.The investigation remained ongoing.

WTVF - 2018-06-24 04:07:39

Calvert City experiences siren problems over the weekend

CALVERT CITY, KY — Sirens are designed to keep you and your family safe during severe weather, but what if they don’t go off.

WPSDLOCAL6.COM - 2018-06-25 11:47:26

Gilbertsville Man Charged in DUI Motorcycle Crash

According to deputies, 57-year-old Timothy D Edwards, was traveling south on Oaks Road, when he approached a curve, was unable to stay on the roadway, ran into a field, and turned the motorcycle over.

WESTKENTUCKYSTAR.COM - 2018-06-23 21:01:00

Deputies say woman gave false ID, found with meth

She was arrested at 2:13 a.m. on Benton Road, near Bridge Street. Deputies said they found Mitchell walking along the edge of the roadway and checked on her welfare. They said they asked Mitchell for ID, but she hadn't any, and she instead gave them a false name and social security number.


Graves Teacher Earns PhD, Nominated for Grammy

By Paul Schaumburg, Graves County Schools MAYFIELD, KY - Graves County High School orchestra director Laura Hill must wait until nearly Christmas to discover whether she will receive a Grammy Award. Even so, she says she is both humbled and honored that the music industry has recognized her teachin

WESTKENTUCKYSTAR.COM - 2018-06-24 12:00:00

GALLERY - Viewers share photos of June 23 storms

Strong storms hit the Local 6 area Saturday night.Thunderstorm near the foot of Brookport BridgeSpecial event shows supports for veterans with PTSDRepublican debate for Tennessee governor canceledEx-University of Louisville head wants lawsuit dismissed

WPSDLOCAL6.COM - 2018-06-24 03:59:45

Woman arrested for carrying concealed weapon, drug possession

Hopkinsville police accused a 39-year-old woman of having a blackjack in her purse and concealing pills in her bra after midnight Friday on West Ninth Street and Bethel Street, according to a Hopkinsville police report.Amy Williams, Hopkinsville, was arrested and charged with carrying a concealed we


Man injured in Julien Road crash

A man, who was allegedly driving while under the influence, hit a utility pole around 2 a.m. on June 8, according to a Christian County Sheriff’s report.


McCracken County detectives help seize $2.6 million in meth

It all started when the sheriff’s department’s drug unit began an investigation into drug activity in McCracken County. Detectives then identified a meth trafficker in Christian County, who was supplying meth to western Kentucky, the sheriff’s department said.


BREAKING: At least 10 people involved in afternoon thefts from Academy Sports, police say - WBBJ TV

According to Jackson police, at least 10 people went into the store and took at least $1,000 in merchandise.


Illinois to pay addition $100,000 to run Cave-In-Rock Ferry

CAVE-IN-ROCK, IL — A ferry hundreds of people use to get from southern Illinois to Marion, Kentucky, may be seeing a change.


Paducah native fulfilling lifelong dream with the WWE

Back in April, Paducah native Trevor ‘Ricochet’ Mann made his debut in WWE, fulfilling a lifelong dream.


Grand jury to hear rape charges

DAVE THOMPSON | The SunTirrell Vasser (center) sits with his attorney, Will Kautz, while Paducah Police Detective Blake Quinn (left) is sworn in to testify at Vasser's preliminary hearing in McCracken District Court. Vasser is charged with raping a 6-year-old and other related offenses.


Check on Pedestrian Leads to Drug Arrest

When asked for identification, the woman said she didn't have any, but gave a name and social security number. Deputies say they recognized her, and the name she gave didn't sound correct. Information from dispatch confirmed that the name given did not match the social security number.


Former Bardwell police chief sworn in as Murray, KY officer

Chief Jeff Liles, Officer Brandon Marbry, and Mayor Jack Rose (Source: Murray Police Department)