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Grand jury in western Kentucky returns eight indictments

Eight people have been indicted on various weapon and drug charges in western Kentucky. U.S. Attorney Russell Coleman was joined by Owensboro Police and the ATF at a press conference on Thursday.

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Kentucky police officer accused of sending obscene photos to teenager

CYNTHIANA, Ky. — A Kentucky police officer is accused of exchanging obscene pictures with a teenage girl. John Philpot IV was arrested Wedsnday when he reported to work at the Cynthiana Police Department.


Trigg County’s G-Can team takes top prize at Lt. Governor’s Entrepreneurship Challenge competition

“G-CAN” from Trigg County High School won the top prize at the Lieutenant Governor’s Entrepreneurship Challenge (LGEC) 3rd annual competition finals, held last week at the Northern Kentucky University Haile/US Bank College of Business’ Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship.


Florida man accused of child molestation arrested in Kentucky

ROSINE, Ky. (WKYT) - A Florida man accused of molesting a child is behind bars in Kentucky with the help of federal authorities. Kentucky State Police say William Douglas Lacy III, 29, was arrested in Rosine after troopers and U.S. Marshals executed a search warrant at a home on U.S. 62 East.


KY272 Closed in Trigg County, kY after fuel truck crash

TRIGG COUNTY, KY (KFVS) - KY 272/Julian Road is blocked after a fuel truck crash at the Christian-Trigg County line on Friday, April 5. According to KYTC, the crash happened on KY272 between KY 1585 in Trigg County and KY 117 in Christian County.


Kentucky burglary suspect shot after breaking into home, allegedly undressing in child's bedroom

A Kentucky man who allegedly broke into his neighbor's home and took his clothes off in a 12-year-old girl's room on Sunday was shot six times by the homeowner, according to officials.


Feds indict 60, some doctors, in Appalachia (including Kentucky) for illegal prescriping of pain pills

Feds indict 60 for illegal prescribing in Ohio, W.Va., Ky., Tenn. and Ala.; some doctors allegedly traded sex for drugs. Sixty health professionals in five Appalachian states were charged Wednesday with “illegal prescribing of more than 32 million pain pills, including doctors who prosecutors said t


Kentucky man charged in 2017 fatal shooting

SCOTTSVILLE, Ky. (WKRN) - Search warrants executed at multiple residences Wednesday morning in Allen County, Kentucky led to an arrest in a 2017 fatal shooting. Jackie Mutter, 64, was charged with murder in the death of Wendell Jackson on Hade Bell Road in Scottsville.


Another dog cruelty investigation underway in Christian County

CHRISTIAN COUNTY, Ky. (WZTV) — Authorities are investigating another brutal animal cruelty case in Christian County, Kentucky. The sheriff's department tells FOX 17 News the case is separate from the Hopkinsville incident, where a dog was cut open and killed.


Neighbors: Dogs dismembered, pieces placed near homes of owners

HOPKINSVILLE, Ky. (WZTV) — Investigators are looking into a brutal animal cruelty case in Hopkinsville, Kentucky. An officer at the police department tells FOX 17 News a dog was cut open and killed.


President Trump Approves Kentucky Disaster Declaration

President Donald Trump approved a disaster declaration on Thursday for the state of Kentucky, making federal funds available to help repair damage from flooding and severe storms earlier this year.


AOC Is Feuding With Kentucky's Congressional Republicans Over an Invite to Visit a Coal Mine

Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-N.Y.) is feuding with Republicans over a rescinded invitation to a Kentucky coal mine. The bipartisan event went the wrong way south when Representative Andy Barr (R-Ky.) withdrew an invitation he'd extended to Ocasio-Cortez to meet with coal miners (an off


Woman killed in Hopkinsville house fire

Emergency personnel have identified a woman killed in a fire on Fairview Drive Wednesday afternoon. Hopkinsville Fire Department spokesman Captain Michael Pendleton told WKDZ 48-year-old Melissa Rawlings was found in the front yard of the home shortly before 1:00 p.m. and was rushed to Jennie Stuart


School Field Trip Grant Deadline Approaching at Land Between the Lakes

Hands on learning enhances classroom lessons when students visit Land Between the Lakes through the School Field Trip Grant program. The Friends of Land Between The Lakes offer public school districts within 100 miles an opportunity to receive an Educational Field Trip Grant. Applications for the 20


Kentucky state parks to get $50 million makeover

WHITLEY COUNTY, Ky. (WYMT) - Kentucky state parks will be getting a major makeover thanks to millions of dollars approved by the state legislature. Governor Matt Bevin visited Cumberland Falls State Park Thursday to announce the investment. He said every state park will benefit from $50 million in i


Bevin, Univerisity of Kentucky announce grant to fight opioids

FRANKFORT, KY (KFVS) - Governor Matt Bevin and the University of Kentucky joined the U.S. Secretary of Health and Human Services Secretary in Washington D.C. on April 18 to announce a major grant award to combat the opioid epidemic.


Four Middle Tennessee counties among 100 fastest-growing in United States

NASHVILLE, Tenn.--Four Tennessee counties are among the 100 fastest growing counties in the United States according to new data released by the U.S. Census Bureau. New data from the Bureau's population estimates for 2018 show in terms of percentage growth, Wilson, Montgomery, Rutherford, and William


Princeton Police Reports Released - April 18

Janice M. Cotton, 33 of West Green Street was charged April 17 with second-degree disorderly conduct. Steven T. Sloyan, 27 of Hopkinsville Street was charged April 17 with failure to illuminate head lamps, operating on a suspended/revoked operator’s license, possession of marijuana and first-degree


Harper on his way back to Kentucky

No new information has been released about the March 30 disappearance of 16-year-old Dawson Springs resident Lauryn Sizemore, but the man accused of kidnapping her is no longer in jail in Alabama.


Fungus Deadly To Snakes Found In LBL, Calloway County

Murray State University student researchers say a recent field study found some snakes caught in Land Between the Lakes and Calloway County tested positive for an emerging fungal disease that could be devastating to snakes across the state and country.