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Police: Crash in Paducah, KY ends with car teetering off an overpass

Paducah 911 Dispatch said all 4 lanes of the road were blocked due to a crash on the Beltline Overpass. The car was teetering off the overpass supported only by a utility pole according to the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet. This crash site was along US 60 at about the 14.5-mile marker in Paducah b

KFVS12 - 2018-03-23 11:26:24

Police pursuit ends in arrest

A pursuit involving McCracken deputies and Paducah Police officers following a traffic stop resulted in the arrest of a Paducah man on several charges. At 2:56 a.m. Friday, McCracken County sheriff's deputies tried to pull a vehicle over near the intersection of Cairo Road and Coleman Road for traff

PADUCAH SUN - 2018-03-24 05:00:00

Indictments: Man reportedly stolen van, tried to run deputy off road

A Paducah man was indicted Friday by a Christian County grand jury on a series of charges including theft of a van and trying to run down a sheriff's deputy. Michael J. Lewis, 39, Paducah, was indicted for theft by unlawful taking over $10,000 (auto), first-degree fleeing or evading police (motor ve

KENTUCKY NEW ERA - 2018-03-23 19:39:00

Police investigate... Jail call leads to contraband arrest

A Kuttawa man was charged with drug possession and promoting contraband after a complaint at the county jail Wednesday afternoon, Princeton police reported this week. Officers responded to the jail at 3:30 p.m. and spoke with deputy jailers, who said they had found contraband on an inmate brought in

PRINCETON TIMES LEADER - 2018-03-24 05:00:00

2 injured in ATV crash

An ATV driver from Metropolis, Illinois, and his passenger were injured Thursday in a wreck in Massac County. Zak A. Anderson, 25, disregarded a stop sign and drove his yellow Honda four-wheeler through the intersection of Mt. Sterling Road and Unionville Road. He failed to reduce his speed and to n

PADUCAH SUN - 2018-03-24 05:15:00

Early morning car chase ends when car catches fire and hits tree

MCCRACKEN COUNTY, KY - A chase in Paducah ended when a car caught fire and crashed into a tree. Early Friday morning, McCracken County Sheriff's deputies were involved in a car chase. When the chase entered Paducah, the Paducah City police were called to help. The officers laid down spike strips at

WPSDLOCAL6.COM - 2018-03-23 10:19:18

Marshall teen sees career in carpentry

Garrett Davidson has been in the carpentry program at the Marshall County Technical Center for four years, so it's a sure bet it is one of his favorite classes. In fact, it's one of his career choices. "I guess my favorite part about it is the whole creating aspect," he said. "Building houses, being

PADUCAH SUN - 2018-03-23 05:00:00

CCSO seeks local man on drug, gun charges

MURRAY - Calloway County Sheriff Sam Steger said Thursday that his agency is seeking the public's help in locating a Murray man wanted on multiple charges, mostly related to drug activity, but also involving a gun charge. Steger said Brad Bailey, 41, was recently arrested on a charge of possession o

MURRAY LEDGER & TIMES - 2018-03-23 07:00:00

Traffic stop results in drug charges

A Paducah woman is facing drug charges after she was pulled over late Tuesday night. About 10:15 p.m., McCracken County sheriff's deputies pulled over a 2010 Kia vehicle driven by Brandi Powell, 37, said Deputy Dustin Awbery. Deputies determined Powell was operating her vehicle under the influence o


Two arrested in Graves County on drug and child endangerment charges

GRAVES COUNTY, KY - Two Graves County residents were arrested on drug and child endangerment charges Wednesday. A search warrant was obtained for 603 North 5th Street in Mayfield after the Graves County Sheriff's Office received numerous complaints of suspicious activity at the home. Inside the home


Paducah's former Section 8 coordinator arraigned in court for embezzlement charges

Danny Fugate MCCRACKEN COUNTY, KY- Danny Fugate, former Section 8 Housing Coordinator with the city of Paducah, was arraigned in McCracken County Court Thursday. He is charged with theft by unlawful taking of more than $10,000 from a local endowment scholarship fund. He pleaded not guilty. Fugate wa


Fugate arraigned on theft charge

Paducah's former Section 8 Housing director, who is accused of stealing from a local endowment, was arraigned Thursday in McCracken District Court. Danny Fugate served as treasurer for the McCracken County Community Career Endowment and is facing one charge of theft by unlawful taking in an amount g

PADUCAH SUN - 2018-03-23 05:00:00

State police release name of man killed in southern Illinois crash

JOHNSON COUNTY, IL - Illinois State Police released more information Thursday night about a one-vehicle crash that claimed a man's life early that morning. The crash happened around 2:09 a.m. Thursday on Old Route 146 Loop, just west of Honeysuckle Lane in Johnson County, Illinois. Troopers say thre

WPSDLOCAL6.COM - 2018-03-23 02:50:52

PARIS TN: Paris woman arrested on drug charge

A Lydia Street woman was arrested by the Paris Police Department Wednesday night on a drug charge. Heather Leighann Lee, 27, of 61 Lydia St. was charged with possession of a Schedule II controlled substance with the intent to manufacture, deliver or sell by PPD Patrolman Amber Roaten at 8:04 p.m. on

PARIS POST-INTELLIGENCER - 2018-03-23 00:54:00

New restaurants affecting Paducah traffic near mall

PADUCAH - If you're thinking about making a trip to check out three newly opened restaurants in Paducah, be warned. You might have a hard time getting out of the parking lot if you try to turn left. If that sounds familiar, you've probably tried out the new Starbucks, Five Guys, or Qdoba near Kentuc


Paducah man injured in single-vehicle crash

A 68-year-old Paducah man was injured in a Tuesday morning wreck in McCracken County. The single-vehicle crash occurred at 2:50 a.m. at the intersection of U.S. 68 and U.S. 62. McCracken deputies said Richard Haneline was driving his 2016 Hyundai north on U.S. 68 when he failed to stop at the inters


2 men arrested after car chase

A care chase that extended from Paducah onto Interstate 24 into Illinois resulted in the arrest of two Paducah men Tuesday. Marcellus Phagan, 29, was reported on Tuesday to be staying in a Paducah hotel at 5125 Cairo Road. Phagan was wanted for felony rape and sodomy charges, Detective Capt. Jesse R


Man hit by car, taken to hospital

A 67-year-old Paducah man was taken to a hospital after he was hit by a car Tuesday morning on North Friendship Road. McCracken County deputies responded at 7 a.m. to the 2800 block of North Friendship Road on a report of an injury crash involving a pedestrian. Deputies said Glenn Loe got out of his


Gas outage affecting Paducah Atmos customers

PADUCAH - Atmos Energy says about 194 natural gas customers in Paducah are affected by an outage Wednesday afternoon caused by line that needed to be repaired. The utility company says most of the customers affected are 20 blocks from Holland Avenue at the Parkview Nursing Home south to Brierwood Dr


School ID scanner checks for registered sex offenders, other criminals

BENTON, KY - Schools may not get as much money as they'd like for additional safety measures, but for a little more than $2,000, Central Elementary was able to add another layer of safety. It's a way for them to know more about who exactly is walking through their halls. When your child is behind th