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I-69 northbound blocked near Mayfield due to crash

GRAVES COUNTY, KY — The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet says northbound I-69 is blocked at the 25 mile marker due to a crash. This is near exit 25 to Mayfield. Cars are detouring at exit 25 to US 45, following US 45 South to KY 58, KY 58 East to KY 131, and then back on I-69 Northbound at Exit 27.


Ray's sentence in hammer attack case stands

MAYFIELD -- A man who attacked his estranged wife with a hammer will not get a new trial, and his 65-year sentence stands despite arguments from his attorney. Graves Circuit Judge Tim Stark sentenced Brady Ray on Tuesday to the 65-year sentence recommended by a jury in November on his convictions of


Kentucky deputy shot arresting Tennessee man

NASHVILLE, Tenn.--An officer in Kentucky was shot early Saturday morning by a Tennessee man. KSP reports officers with the Barren County Sheriff's Department and Glasgow Police Department were involved in a short chase of 37-year-old Jonathan D. Shelton of Smyrna, Tennessee.


GenCanna breaks ground at Mayfield plant

GenCanna officials gathered on a 34-acre tract outside Mayfield on Thursday to break ground for construction of the company's 220,000 square foot hemp processing facility. Upon its completion for the 2019 harvest season, the processing plant is expected to be the largest facility of its kind in the


Flooding closes Ohio River “Cairo” Bridge between Kentucky and Illinois

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — A bridge across the Ohio River between Kentucky and Illinois has been closed because of flooding. The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet announced Friday that the U.S. 51 bridge connecting Kentucky to Cairo, Illinois would close Friday afternoon because land on the Kentucky side i


1 killed, 2 injured in Graves County collision

One person was killed and two others injured in a crash Thursday morning at the intersection of U.S. 45 North and Powell Road in Graves County. Deputies from the Graves County Sheriff's Office said that at 6:38 a.m., Mia Todd, 24, of Mayfield, was driving north on U.S. 45 in a Chevrolet Impala and T


Police searching for man wanted on charges in two Kentucky counties

RADCLIFF, KY (WAVE) - Radcliff Police have asked for help locating a wanted man. Officials said Kenneth Smith, 58, has an active felony arrest warrant for criminal possession of a forged instrument.


2/22 High School Basketball Scores

For a look at tonight’s postseason basketball scores from Kentucky and Tennessee, click here. To see highlights of Graves County’s girls vs. Mayfield, and Paducah Tilghman’s boys vs. McCracken County, watch the video below.


Lawmakers want to make sex with animals, child sex dolls illegal in Kentucky

FRANKFORT — Kentucky lawmakers use labels like “disgusting” and “not part of acceptable dinner-time family conversations” to describe the sexual behavior they want to outlaw.


Prosecutors say Kentucky woman faked cancer to get money from co-workers, businesses

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- Co-workers and employers gave a northern Kentucky woman thousands of dollars to help her battle cancer, but she didn't have cancer. Jessica Krecskay, 25, is now facing felony theft charges. Prosecutors say she received more than $10,000 in donations between 2013 and 2017. T


Truckers head into central Kentucky for slow-roll protest

GEORGETOWN, Ky. (WKYT) - Truckers are headed into the Bluegrass State for a slow-roll through central Kentucky. The protest is in response to a requirement, more than a year old, that hours worked be logged automatically through electronic logging devices.


Police: Drugs, money, gun found in search

ULTON, KY (KFVS) - Deputies with the Fulton County Sheriff’s Office and officers with the Fulton Police Department report finding drugs and gun during a search of a home. According to the Sheriff’s Office, three pounds of marijuana and a gun were found when law enforcement conducted a search warrant


Kentucky State Police investigating after officer shot in Barren County

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- Kentucky State Police are investigating after an officer was shot early Saturday morning. Police say it happened around 2 a.m. central time in Glasgow, Kentucky, which is in Barren County.


Fired Kentucky Amazon employee sues over bathroom breaks

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) -- A former Amazon employee in Kentucky who suffers from Crohn's disease is suing the company over his dismissal for what he says was a need for more bathroom breaks.


Kentucky's car tax: How fair is it?

LOUISVILLE, Ky. — (WHAS11) -- As good old Ben Franklin said, there are two certainties in the world…death and taxes. And depending on where you live, there can be more ways to tax.


Rain causes rock slide in Pikeville, Kentucky

Heavy rains caused a major rock slide in Pikeville, Kentucky which damaged a business Friday morning. Pikeville is in far eastern Kentucky. Police said the rock slide hit a towing company.


Free Fishing Days For Indiana, Kentucky, and Illinois For 2019

While it may still be February and chilly outside, it's never too early to think about fishing. There are many areas around the Tri-State to put your fishing skills to the test, but if you are 17 and older, you must purchase your fishing license first. However, there are a few days this year when a


Mudslides close roads across Eastern Kentucky

(WYMT) - Here is a list of roads closed due to mudslides Saturday. In Letcher County there is a mudslide on KY 931 at the top of Sandlick Mountain. The road is shut down as crews clear the slide.


McCracken County sheriff: Charges against some don’t reflect school system as a whole

MCCRACKEN COUNTY, KY- It’s been a week full of developments coming from the McCracken County Sheriff’s Department investigation into criminal allegations against people connected to McCracken County High School.


Trump picks Kentucky native as nominee for UN post

WASHINGTON (AP/WTVQ) – President Donald Trump has picked Kelly Craft, the U.S. ambassador to Canada and Kentucky native, as his nominee to serve as the next U.S. ambassador to the United Nations.