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Two-vehicle crash with ambulance injures 4 in Paducah, KY

According to Paducah PD, Thomas Banks, 29, of Anna, Ill was driving the ambulance on Alben Barkley Drive and approached a red light at Jack Paxton Drive. The ambulance was transporting a cardiac patient.

KFVS12 - 2018-05-18 13:40:00

Traffic stop leads to Paducah man's drug arrest

Christopher B. Curnel, 28, of Paducah was driving a blue 1986 Chevy pickup on Clark's River Road around 1:49 a.m. Deputies were aware Curnel had an outstanding bench warrant out of Crittenden County, Deputy David Clark of the McCracken County Sheriff's Department reported.

PADUCAH SUN - 2018-05-19 05:15:00

Paducah teen injured in rollover crash

MCCRACKEN COUNTY, KY — A Paducah teen was injured in a rollover crash Friday morning.Around 9:00 a.m., McCracken County Sheriff’s deputies were called to a crash in the 5000 block of Clinton Road.Deputies say 17-year-old Marcus Hinman of Paducah was driving north when an approaching car crossed the

WPSDLOCAL6.COM - 2018-05-18 17:51:55

Driver Faces Drug Charges After Pursuit

Livingston County Sheriff Bobby Davidson says he spotted a vehicle swerving on Shelby Store Road and attempted to pull it over. He says the driver led him on a short pursuit, but ran off the road and into a ditch near Butler Road. The driver, 33-year-old Kenneth J. Peek of Marion, reportedly attempt

WESTKENTUCKYSTAR.COM - 2018-05-18 23:19:00

Accident Blocking Hwy. 62 at I-24 Overpass

By West Kentucky Star Staff PADUCAH, KY - An accident involving an ambulance and a truck has Alben Barkley Drive (Highway 62) closed until further notice.The ambulance has overturned and first responders are on the scene.Drivers should take an alternate route since the road is blocked.There is no e

WESTKENTUCKYSTAR.COM - 2018-05-18 14:00:00

Husband Road wreck injures 2

Hannah Scott, 21, of Benton, was driving a Mitsubishi Montero Sport SUV and tried to make a left turn from Husband Road onto the on-ramp. According to deputies, witnesses said she turned into the path of a Ford Taurus driven by David Slaughter, 61, of Paducah, who was driving northbound on Husband R

PADUCAH SUN - 2018-05-18 05:15:00

Paducah ranks high for its cultural scene

Laura Oswald, director of marketing for the Paducah Convention & Visitors Bureau, said, "Inclusion in the national listing generated by top travel writers is a testament to Paducah's value as a cultural destination."

PADUCAH SUN - 2018-05-19 05:15:00

Benton Police Seek Public's Help for Investigation

If you recognize one or both of these people, please contact Benton Police at (270)-527-3126 or Marshall County Dispatch at (270)-527-1333. They say they can also be contacted on their Facebook page, which is Benton KY Police Department.

WESTKENTUCKYSTAR.COM - 2018-05-18 18:05:00

Chance of Scattered Strong Storms This Weekend

Sunday through Monday, there is a chance of thunderstorms across the region. A few strong storms with hail and gusty winds are possible, mainly during the afternoon and evening hours both days.

WESTKENTUCKYSTAR.COM - 2018-05-19 08:37:00

Mother, 3 kids homeless after fire in Paducah

Minutes later, Drew says she heard a popping sound, then saw a wall of thick, black smoke —forcing her family to evacuate.


Honeywell toxic discharges lead to lawsuit

• Informational meeting scheduled for WednesdayIn late November, both employees of Metropolis’ Honeywell and the community were notified the plant would officially be idled by 2018.While most feel the layoffs of the 150-plus employees were detrimental to the community, now the public is being inform

METROPOLISPLANET.COM - 2018-05-18 20:10:00

Traffic Stop Leads to Drug Charges for Paducah Man

Deputies said they learned Curnel was under the influence of meth, and a search of the vehicle revealed drug paraphernalia, suspected methamphetamine and marijuana. They said Curnel tried to hide the illegal contraband as deputies were pulling him over.

WESTKENTUCKYSTAR.COM - 2018-05-18 07:18:00

Danny Fugate enters not guilty plea at arraignment

Related articles:Former endowment treasurer Danny Fugate indicted on theft chargesLocal scholarship fund awards 25 students after $89,000 was stolen from themScholarship fund bounces back after $89,000 goes missingPaducah’s former Section 8 coordinator pleads not guilty to embezzlement chargeSection

WPSDLOCAL6.COM - 2018-05-18 03:55:16

Defendants in Court on Theft, Rape, Abuse Charges

By West Kentucky Star Staff PADUCAH, KY - A man facing rape charges, a woman charged with criminal abuse, and a man charged with theft appeared in McCracken Circuit Court on Thursday.


Paducah police trying to identify car theft suspect

PADUCAH, KY — Paducah police are asking for help identifying a man who may be responsible for car thefts in the area of Alabama Street.A pair of Oakley prescription sunglasses were stolen from a truck in the 2900 block of Alabama Street Friday night.Surveillance video from a neighbor show a man walk


Two Mayfield Men Face Drug, Alcohol Charges

By West Kentucky Star Staff MAYFIELD, KY - Two Mayfield men were arrested Wednesday on drug and alcohol charges.The Mayfield Police Department says officers received information that two possibly intoxicated men were on the parking lot of the Budget Inn on East Broadway. When officers arrived, they


Joshua Meyer arraigned on rape, unlawful transaction with minor charges

MCCRACKEN COUNTY, KY — Joshua Meyer, the man accused of repeatedly sexually assaulting two Tennessee teens in his Paducah home, was arraigned in McCracken County Circuit Court Thursday.


Arrest Warrant Issued for Bardwell Man

According to the Carlisle County Sheriff's Office, due to recent investigations, deputies have secured an arrest warrant for Matthew Turnbow of Bardwell. Police say Turnbow is charged with trafficking meth, possession of meth, hindering prosecution, possession of drug paraphernalia and cultivation o


Paducah Spring Quiltweek not affected by second event

Executive Show Director Bonnie Browning says 30,487 people came toattended the multi-day event in April. She adds that slightly few than the 31,246 in 2017.


2-vehicle crash sends drivers to hospitals in McCracken Co., KY

Hannah Scott, 21 of Benton, was attempting to make a left hand turn from Husbands Road to enter the eastbound entrance ramp onto I-24.