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Fulton Man Arrested On Child Sex Charges
Obion County, Tenn.–A Fulton man has been arrested on child sex charges in Obion County. Antwain Valdez Porterfield, age 29, was taken into custody on a charge of rape of a child less than 13 years old by the Obion County Sheriff’s Office.
KSP Makes Arrest After Pursuit In Graves County
Mayfield, Ky.– Kentucky State Trooper Mike Ray was on routine patrol in Graves County traveling south on US 45 Friday when he observed a gray Toyota fail to stop at the intersection of KY 1748 and US 45 at approximately 1:47 P.M.
Fulton Man Killed In Obion County Accident
Union City, Tenn.—A Fulton man was killed in an accident Tuesday afternoon in Obion Co. and his passengers were injured. According to a report from the Tennessee Highway Patrol, Jonathan Winston, age 32, was killed in the accident. His passengers, Jennifer Williams, age 34, and Lexi Williams, age 15
West Tennessee man hits $2M lottery, says ‘I’m still a redneck’
DYERSBURG, Tenn. — What would you do if you won the lottery? A Dyersburg man has his answer. Timothy Seratt has lived paycheck to paycheck his whole life. Born and raised in Dyersburg, the 32-year-old father of two has never flown on a plane or been north of Kentucky.
Local transit system provides opportunity for those without transportation
GRAVES COUNTY, KY — This bus may not seem like much to you, but for some people, their livelihoods depend on it. Graves County Economic Development says one of the biggest issues the community faces is lack of transportation.
Police confirm shooting in Greenfield
GREENFIELD, Tenn.-Police confirm a shooting in Greenfield Friday afternoon. Crime scene tape surrounded a home located at 104 Forrest in Greenfield. The scene is near the Sonic in Greenfield at South Church and Forrest. Unmarked vehicles also surrounded the area.
Paducah man arrested, charged with DUI, after leading troopers on chase
HICKORY, Ky. (WKYT) – Kentucky State Police say a man is behind bars after leading them on a chase. Troopers say it started at the intersection of KY 1748 and US 45 in Graves County around 1:45 p.m. Friday.
Officer testifies that Fulton High School sexual assault happened in a classroom
FULTON, KY — An 18-year-old Fulton High School student accused of raping a 15-year-old girl at the school was in court Tuesday for a preliminary hearing. During the hearing, a Fulton Police officer testified that the girl was assaulted in a classroom while the class was watching a movie, and there w
Trump declares disaster after Kentucky storms
On Wednesday, President Donald Trump authorized the declaration of a disaster for severe weather events across Kentucky from Feb. 6 through March 10 of this year, including the Johnson County flooding Feb. 23.
Several arrested on charges in McCracken Co.
MCCRACKEN COUNTY, KY (KFVS) - The McCracken County STORM TEAM made several arrests from April 15-19, 2019. Warrant served for Failure to Appear on a Graves County Misdemeanor charge.
Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s Kentucky Trip Is Happening With Or Without Her GOP Colleague
Democratic Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez doesn't appear to be bothered by the fact that Republican Rep. Andy Barr has walked back his invitation to show her around his home state. In fact, a spokesperson for the freshman congresswoman recently told CNN that Ocasio-Cortez still plans to visit Kentuck
These Images of a Tree Falling on a Kentucky Cabin Are Terrifying
This isn't now anyone expects their vacation to pan out: A family of six got what was undoubtedly the scare of their lives when the cabin they were staying in in Louisville, Kentucky was crushed by a falling tree earlier this week. Local station WKYT reported that storms with strong winds caused a t
Man wanted after escaping cruiser headed to Graves Co. Jail
GRAVES COUNTY, KY (KFVS) - A man was being transported to the jail escaped on the early morning hours of Friday, April 19. 26-year-old Dustin McReynolds, of Mayfield, was being transported to the Graves County Jail when he kicked out the rear door window of the police cruiser and fled on foot.
How the FBI is cracking down on Kentucky doctors amid opiod crisis
LOUISVILLE, Ky. — FBI special agent in charge, Jeffrey Coburn, says the opioid epidemic is the crisis of this time and his department is among one of five agencies coming together to fight it.
Law Enforcement In Graves County Searching For Escapee
Law enforcement in Graves County are searching for a man who escaped custody Friday morning while in-transit to the Graves County Jail. The Graves County Sheriff’s Office, Kentucky State Police and Mayfield Police Department are searching for 26-year-old Dustin McReynolds of Mayfield.
Tennessee man allegedly raped woman while she was in bed with her child
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Prosecutors say DNA testing helped convict a Tennessee man for raping a woman in her apartment more than nine years ago. The Shelby County district attorney's office in Memphis said in a news release that 44-year-old Carlos Wilson was found guilty Wednesday of rape and aggravat
Tennessee man returns home to find a naked stranger on his couch drinking juice
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Police say a Tennessee man returned home to find a naked stranger sitting on his couch drinking juice. WKRN-TV cites a Nashville police report that says the resident summoned officers Wednesday and told them he called out to the stranger, who responded by screaming and droppi
Tennessee man infected with measles exposes virus to Mississippians
JACKSON, Miss. (localmemphis.com) -- A warning from the Mississippi Health Department: a number of people have been exposed to measles, and it's a perfect example of how this potentially deadly disease spreads.
Tennessee wants to help patients affected by doctor arrests
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Following a sweeping crackdown on doctors accused of illegally prescribing opioids, Tennessee has activated substance abuse resources and statewide call lines to help prevent the suspects' patients from seeking out dangerous street drugs.
Design your Kentucky Derby fashion on a dime
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- The first Saturday in May is all about big brims, big bets and big budgets. But can you do Derby on a dime? We put local stylist Shannon Kessler of Primp Style Lounge to the challenge of creating a complete Derby outfit for less than $50.