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Man charged with drug possession, fleeing

Michael D. Evans, 52, Hopkinsville, was charged with first-degree possession of a controlled substance (cocaine), second-degree fleeing or evading police (on foot), possession of marijuana, possession of drug paraphernalia, speeding over 10 mph, operating on a suspended operator's license, no regist

KENTUCKY NEW ERA - 2018-03-23 18:37:00

Police investigate... Jail call leads to contraband arrest

A Kuttawa man was charged with drug possession and promoting contraband after a complaint at the county jail Wednesday afternoon, Princeton police reported this week. Officers responded to the jail at 3:30 p.m. and spoke with deputy jailers, who said they had found contraband on an inmate brought in

PRINCETON TIMES LEADER - 2018-03-24 05:00:00

Kentucky State Police search for inmate who escaped in Hopkinsville

HOPKINSVILLE, Ky.--Kentucky State Police are asking for the public's help finding an inmate who escaped custody Friday. Police say John J. Neal was on a work release detail at Pioneers Incorporated located on Main Street in Hopkinsville. Neal escaped and was last seen wearing a dark colored hoodie,

FOX17.COM - 2018-03-23 15:23:04

Woman gets 10 years for stealing from Clarksville church

A former church worker accused of stealing more than $400,000 from First Presbyterian Church was sentenced to 10 years in prison this week after pleading guilty to theft over $60,000 and three counts of forgery. Connie Parker, 72, was accused of using the Clarksville church's credit card to pay $442

LEAF CHRONICLE - 2018-03-23 11:30:02

Report: Man drove wrong way into police lot

A Hopkinsville man was arrested just before 7 p.m. Wednesday after he allegedly drove the wrong way into the parking lot of the Hopkinsville Police Department. A Hopkinsville police report says Charles Osburn, 44, drove into the rear parking lot of HPD going the wrong direction, slamming on the brea

KENTUCKY NEW ERA - 2018-03-22 16:19:00

Henderson man charged with incest, rape

HENDERSON - A Henderson man is facing incest charges after an investigation by city detectives. Johnathan Long, 39, 900 block of Second Street, was arrested Wednesday night on four counts of incest, four counts of third-degree rape and one count of third-degree sodomy, according to Officer Jennifer

GLEANER - 2018-03-22 13:20:05

Firefighters knock down blaze at Hobby Trucking in Clay County

Several fire departments from Clay and Vigo counties battled a large garage fire at Hobby Trucking off U.S. 40 just west of Brazil on Friday afternoon. Firefighters from the Dick Johnson, Posey Township, Jackson Township and Seelyville fire departments answered a 4:46 p.m. alarm found an industrial

TRIBUNE-STAR - 2018-03-23 21:37:00

Police: Crash in Paducah, KY ends with car teetering off an overpass

Paducah 911 Dispatch said all 4 lanes of the road were blocked due to a crash on the Beltline Overpass. The car was teetering off the overpass supported only by a utility pole according to the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet. This crash site was along US 60 at about the 14.5-mile marker in Paducah b

KFVS12 - 2018-03-23 11:26:24

Standoff with police ends after 3 hours in northeast Clarksville

Subscribed, but don't have a login? Clarksville Montgomery County Crime Stoppers allows people to anonymously submit tips to crimes they may have witnessed. Here are several ways you can submit a tip to Crime Stoppers. Ayrika Whitney/USA TODAY NETWORK - Tennessee Clarksville Police were in a three-

LEAF CHRONICLE - 2018-03-23 11:26:41

Traffic stop results in drug charges

A Paducah woman is facing drug charges after she was pulled over late Tuesday night. About 10:15 p.m., McCracken County sheriff's deputies pulled over a 2010 Kia vehicle driven by Brandi Powell, 37, said Deputy Dustin Awbery. Deputies determined Powell was operating her vehicle under the influence o


High-speed chase comes to an end near Earlington

A Missouri man is facing a number of charges after he allegedly led police on a high- speed chase through Madisonville and Earlington. According to the Madisonville Police Department, officers received a complaint for a suspicious vehicle at approximately 12:16 a.m. Wednesday in the back parking lot


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


KY 91 North blocked between Fredonia and Princeton due to truck crash

CALDWELL COUNTY, KY - KY 91 North is blocked between Fredonia and Princeton due to a truck crash. The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet says a truck hauling hogs has crashed near the intersection with Skinframe Creek Road. All 217 hogs have to be off-loaded before the truck can be removed. No word on


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


Explosive demolition of old US 68/KY 80 Lake Barkley Bridge at Canton set for April 11

The explosive demolition of two main spans on the old U.S. 68/KY 80 Lake Barkley Bridge at Canton has been tentatively scheduled for Wednesday, April 11, weather permitting. Over the last month, a demolition crew removed the concrete deck from the 86-year-old structure. A specialized demolition crew


Paducah's former Section 8 coordinator arraigned in court for embezzlement charges

Danny Fugate MCCRACKEN COUNTY, KY- Danny Fugate, former Section 8 Housing Coordinator with the city of Paducah, was arraigned in McCracken County Court Thursday. He is charged with theft by unlawful taking of more than $10,000 from a local endowment scholarship fund. He pleaded not guilty. Fugate wa

WPSDLOCAL6.COM - 2018-03-22 16:07:05

2 men arrested after car chase

A care chase that extended from Paducah onto Interstate 24 into Illinois resulted in the arrest of two Paducah men Tuesday. Marcellus Phagan, 29, was reported on Tuesday to be staying in a Paducah hotel at 5125 Cairo Road. Phagan was wanted for felony rape and sodomy charges, Detective Capt. Jesse R


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 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


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