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Hopkins County Sheriff's Reports

HOPKINS COUNTY, Ky. (3/14/18) - Hopkins County Sheriff's Office released the following reports today: James C. Todd of Earlington was charged March 13 with first-degree criminal trespassing, second-degree burglary and fourth-degree assault-domestic violence. Cassi Baker of Nortonville was charged Ma


Kentucky State Trooper fatally shoots man who approached him with a gun

OWENSBORO, Ky. (AP) - Authorities said a Kentucky trooper fatally shot a suspect who had a weapon after a chase with a stolen vehicle. Kentucky State Police announced Daviess County Sheriff's deputies and a trooper responding to a report of a Jeep performing "donuts" Monday evening found the vehicl

WYMT.COM - 2018-03-20 22:50:00

Man dies weeks after fight; Owensboro man facing manslaughter charge

An Owensboro man is facing a manslaughter charge after the man he was involved in a fight with died. According to OPD, early in the morning on March 4 officers went to check out a report in the 3300 block of Wandering Lane about a man bleeding from his head. Police say the man, identified as 59-year

14NEWS.COM - 2018-03-20 16:15:06

Man pleads guilty to arson, assault

Avoiding a jury trial, a Hopkinsville man opted to plead guilty the assault of his ex-girlfriend and to setting fire to an apartment duplex in June on Woodmill Road. Jamal A. Perry, 32, pleaded guilty Tuesday in Christian Circuit Court to second-degree degree arson, which was amended down from first

KENTUCKY NEW ERA - 2018-03-20 23:41:00

HPD: Walmart customer help brings shoplifter to justice

HENDERSON - A customer at Henderson's Walmart stepped in to help catch someone making off with a cart full of loot, according to police. According to a Henderson Police Department press release, on Sunday, Jason Hall, 43, of 8101 Old U.S. 60 in Henderson County, left the store with a cart full of me

EVANSVILLE COURIER-PRESS - 2018-03-20 15:58:33

Berry Plastics to create 79 new jobs at Madisonville facility

Jeff Steers/The Messenger Berry Plastics will add a new production line and 79 new jobs at their facility on Island Park Drive in Madisonville. The jobs will be full-time and will include entry-level manufacturing and skilled trade positions. FacebookTwitterEmailPrintSave Berry Global, Inc., known l

MESSENGER - 2018-03-20 05:00:00

2018 Friday Night Live lineup announced

This year's Friday Night Live dates have been set and the artist lineup announced. The free summer concert series will be broken into two series this year, the Friday Night Live Downtown Series and the Friday Night Live City Park Series. "Friday Night Live saw tremendous growth in 2017 and we plan t

MESSENGER - 2018-03-21 05:00:00

Teen prostitution case reaches conclusion; man sentenced

Subscribed, but don't have a login? HENDERSON - It took nearly two years, but a case involving teen prostitution concluded this week in Henderson Circuit Court with the sentencing of the adult who participated. Evansville resident Devin J. Moore, 20, pleaded guilty and was sentenced to five years in

GLEANER - 2018-03-21 18:31:25

Man dies after being shot by KSP trooper in Daviess County

There were more questions than answers Monday night after a unusual incident that concluded with a man being fatally shot by a Kentucky State Police trooper on a farm on Hill Bridge Road in Utica. The man was pronounced dead Monday evening at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital, said Trooper Corey Ki


Charge: First-degree promoting contraband

Dontavious D. Halfacre, 23, Hopkinsville, was charged with first-degree promoting contraband, resisting arrest, possession of marijuana and possession of drug paraphernalia just at 1 p.m. Monday on Rose Drive, according to a Hopkinsville police report. Halfacre was reportedly found with a small plas


HPD: Local man charged after robbing alleged drug dealer

HENDERSON - A Henderson resident has been arrested for allegedly robbing his neighbor, who is facing charges related to drug dealing. City police charged Darryl A. McCray Jr., 26, Lawndale Apartments, with the first-degree robbery and being a felon in possession of a handgun after he allegedly held


HSSU: Greenville Road Closure

On Thursday and/or Friday, March 22 or 23, 2018 from 8:00am - 5:00pm (depending on weather) Greenville Road will be closed for a Flood Control Project. During this time traffic will be detoured around Rozelle Ave. On Thursday and/or Friday, March 22 or 23, 2018 from 8:00am - 5:00pm (depending on wea


Man killed by in incident with KSP trooper identified

The man who was fatally shot by a Kentucky State Police trooper Monday evening on farmland in Utica has been identified. Rueben T. Ruffin Jr., 24, of Frankfort, was shot by KSP Trooper Blake Owens shortly before 5 p.m. Monday on a farm in the 300 block of Hill Bridge Road. The incident is under inve


Deputies: Man who reported his TV stolen gets charged with growing marijuana

An Elkton man was charged with trafficking marijuana, cultivating marijuana, possession of drug paraphernalia and second-degree unlawful transaction with a minor after reporting his TV stolen Saturday. Cody S. Morgan, 20, reported his TV stolen to deputies and as they were taking the report deputies


Miami pedestrian bridge collapses, killing four people, crushing cars

MIAMI - A newly installed 950-ton pedestrian bridge at Florida International University collapsed Thursday, crushing vehicles on a busy highway below and killing at least four people, officials said. First responders recovered at least four bodies from the scene, Miami-Dade County Fire Chief Dave Do


Colon exhibit returns to Madisonville

The 20-foot long exhibit is shown in several locations across Kentucky during the month of March, which is Colon Cancer Awareness Month. The exhibit will be shown next in Paducah, before moving on to Somerset. Baptist Health Endoscopy Manager Amy Forker, left, takes nurse Ashley Utley on a tour thro


Henderson nurse arrested after alleged smuggling incident at the jail

HENDERSON - A nurse working the night shift at the jail's medical clinic was arrested Tuesday after allegedly smuggling tobacco and drugs into the facility. Anna Vanzandt, 46, Henderson, has been charged with first-degree promoting contraband and prescription not in a proper container. Vanzandt is e


Man charged with 3rd DUI

Alonzo Ellis Byers, 54, Hopkinsville, was charged with operating a motor vehicle under the influence of alcohol or drugs (third offense), possession of an open alcoholic beverage container in a motor vehicle and expired registration plate, according to a Hopkinsville police report. He was reportedly