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Juvenile arrested day after deadly shooting
Police made an arrest Monday in the case of a juvenile who was killed in a weekend shooting. The suspect, also a juvenile, was booked into Warren County Juvenile Detention Center on charges of second-degree manslaughter and tampering with physical evidence, according to Off. Ronnie Ward, spokesman f
Juvenile killed at house; suspect at large
A juvenile who was shot Sunday night at a house at 222 Moonlite Drive died early Monday, and police are searching for another juvenile believed to be the shooter. The Bowling Green Police Department responded at 8:27 p.m. Sunday to the reported shooting at the address. City police officers remained
Last deal: After sale to Speedway, Barron's Auto closing
Danny Barron has made more than his share of deals over the years, but none of them were as important as the one he closed this month. Barron and other family members completed the sale of the property at 1218 Broadway Ave. in Bowling Green to Enon, Ohio-based Speedway LLC, effectively ending a long
Bowling Green man arrest on warrant out of Texas
PRINCETON — Indiana State Police arrested a man in Gibson County on a Texas warrant for vehicular manslaughter Monday afternoon. Troopers stopped 41-year-old Tyrone Atterberry on I-64 west bound at US 41. Atterberry is from Bowling Green, Kentucky and the warrant for vehicular manslaughter was issue
Police: Intoxicated man destroys store, gropes woman, assaults officers
A Warren County man was arrested Sunday at a convenience store after police received a report that he was "destroying the store and acting crazy." According to a Bowling Green Police Department arrest citation, officers responded at 9:57 a.m. Sunday to Shell, 2750 Russellville Road, regarding an int
Prison time sought for ex-WKU professor in fraud case
Federal prosecutors have requested a 21-month prison sentence for a former Western Kentucky University professor who pleaded guilty in September to wire fraud. Former engineering professor Matthew Dettman, 52, will be sentenced Jan. 9 in U.S. District Court in Bowling Green.
City commissioners sworn into office
BOWLING GREEN Ky. -Dana Beasley-Brown was sworn into office at City Hall along with commissioners Joe Denning, Sue Parrigin and Brian “Slim” Nash. Beasley-Brown was sworn in by Warren County Circuit Court Clerk Brandi Duvall, and is the only non-incumbent to join the City Commission after November’s
Local 'Santas' benefit seniors
A well-oiled assembly line of Christmas sweater-wearing volunteers and school-age children wrapped presents Monday for hundreds of senior citizens at Home Instead Senior Care. "It’s such a blessing for us to give back to the community," said Amy Cannon, the leader of the "Be a Santa to a Senior" cha
New Bowling Green City Commissioner to be sworn in Tuesday
BOWLING GREEN, Ky.- A new face will be joining Bowling Green’s City Commission Tuesday afternoon. Dana Beasley Brown will be sworn in, along with incumbents, Slim Nash, Joe Denning and Sue Parrigin.
Police investigate shooting of boy on Moonlite Avenue
BOWLING GREEN, Ky. – Bowling Green police were called to 222 Moonlite Ave. at 8:27 p.m. Sunday after someone reported a shooting. A juvenile boy was shot, and another juvenile boy is the suspect in the shooting, Bowling Green Police Department spokesman Officer Ronnie Ward said. Names of both the vi
10 questions with ... Jennifer Gowen
Current job title: Escape artist with the stage name Adrienne Phoenix who performs with her husband, magician Dinky Gowan. Family: Husband Dinky Gowen; stepchildren Jessica Watts and Miranda and Jayden Gowen; and children Damien and Jaxson Williams and Parker Gowen.
Salvation Army ‘welfare department’ for city, county
••• The Salvation Army emergency shelter houses nearly 1,200 people each year. There are 36 beds for men, 16 beds for women and seven “apartments” for families, according to Heather Ryan, the director of social services at the Salvation Army.
Weatherizing homes saves energy, money
It’s cold outside. But don’t crank up the thermostat or put a log in the fire just yet. “Weatherizing” practices offer homeowners and tenants some control over the warmth of their home and their monthly winter energy bills – which was recently identified as the most reported issue over an entire yea
Money Magazine: Bowling Green is the best place to live in Kentucky
BOWLING GREEN, Ky.- Where’s the best place to live in Kentucky? According to Money Magazine, it’s Bowling Green. The magazine released its annual list of best places to live in the United States.
WKU bike share program eyes expansion downtown
After a fleet of bikes arrived this month on Western Kentucky University's campus as part of a new way for students and staff to get around, the program is eyeing expansion into downtown Bowling Green.
Fight over Hot Wheels toy cars ends in shooting in Bowling Green
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- Police say it started with a fight over Hot Wheels and ended with a Kentucky man shot in the leg. According to a report from WKYT, Jason Green is charged with assault and wanton endangerment.
Kentucky grand jury indicts serial killer on murder charge
BOWLING GREEN, Ky. (AP) — A 78-year-old Texas inmate who authorities say confessed to killing dozens of people over four decades has been indicted on a murder charge in the 1981 death of a Kentucky woman.
City revenue, reserves continue to grow
Continued growth is paying off for the city of Bowling Green – literally. At the Dec. 4 meeting of the Bowling Green City Commission, commissioners accepted the Comprehensive Annual Financial Report – a 183-page document that details the city's finances.
Brand new fire trucks to soon hit the streets in Bowling Green
BOWLING GREEN, Ky.- The Bowling Green Fire Department will soon have some new wheels. Four new fire engines and a new rescue engine are scheduled to be delivered to the department next week. Officials are currently doing final inspections on the vehicles.
Bowling Green’s newest investigator has four legs and is two years old
BOWLING GREEN, Ky.- The Bowling Green Fire Department’s newest member is 2 years old, has four legs and one heck of a nose. Millie is a black Labrador Retriever and an ATF certified accelerant detection canine.