Western Kentucky

Former Paducah Teacher Pleads Guilty to Sex Count

PADUCAH, Ky. (AP) - A former Paducah middle school teacher accused of having an inappropriate sexual relationship with a female 14-year-old student could spend three years behind bars after reaching a plea deal with prosecutors. Read More »

Deer and Motorcycle Collide in Kentucky Crash

MCCRACKEN CO. -- A motorcycle crash Saturday night in McCracken County sent one man to the hospital. Read More »

Police Seek Help In Finding Paducah Man On The Run

PADUCAH, KY -- A Paducah man is wanted by police after he fired shots at a residence and threatened those inside. Read More »

Paducah Police Searching for Missing Teen

PADUCAH -- Paducah Police are searching for a missing teen. Read More »

Car Stolen from Paducah Auto Dealer

PADUCAH -- McCracken County authorities are investigating the theft of a car from a Paducah auto dealer. Read More »

Paducah Man Charged With Planning to Kill Ex-Girlfriend

PADUCAH, Ky. -- A Paducah man is facing charges after planning to kill his ex-girlfriend. Read More »

I-24 Bridge Construction Causes Issues for Drivers

MASSAC COUNTY -- Construction on the I-24 bridge continues, causing headaches for drivers. Read More »

101st Airborne Receiving Award for Work Fighting Ebola Virus

FORT CAMPBELL, Ky. (AP) - The 101st Airborne Division at Fort Campbell is being recognized for its efforts to fight the Ebola virus in Africa. Read More »

Fatal Crash in Lyon County

LYON CO., KY --  An Alabama man is dead after a crash on I-24 Monday morning.

Kentucky State Police say David Long made a an illegal u-turn with his semi near mile marker 42. 
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Search Continues for 2 Missing Boaters

MCCRACKEN COUNTY -- An investigation is underway after a boating accident in Brookport. Read More »

Verso to Idle Wickliffe Mill, Lay Off 310 Employees

WICKLIFFE, KY -- Officials with Verso Paper Corp. say more than 600 workers at the company's mills in Kentucky and Maine will lose their jobs. Read More »

Authorities Searching for Armed and Dangerous Suspect

McCRACKEN COUNTY, KY -- Authorities in western Kentucky are searching for an armed robbery suspect with a long criminal past. Read More »

15-Year-Old Girl Charged in Connection with Baby in Dumpster

MCCRACKEN CO. -- A 15-year-old girl has now been charged in connection with an infant placed in a McCracken County dumpster. Read More »

Attorneys Want Teen Tried As Adult After Baby Found in Dumpster

PADUCAH, Ky. (AP) - A western Kentucky prosecutor says a teenage boy accused of disposing a newborn infant in a dumpster could be prosecuted as an adult. Read More »

Oregon Man Charged After Suspicious Device Found in Vehicle

WSIL -- An Oregon man is facing several charges after an explosive device was found in his vehicle on Interstate 24. Read More »

Police Searching for Man Wanted in Connection with Death Investigation

MURRAY, Ky. -- Murray Police are searching for a man wanted in connection with a death investigation. Read More »

Multi-Vehicle Crash Causing Traffic Delays Near Paducah

MCCRACKEN CO. -- A multi-vehicle crash is causing major delays for drivers near Paducah. Read More »

KSP: Man Called for Killings of Police on Craigslist

HOPKINSVILLE, Ky. (AP) - A Hopkinsville man has been accused of using Craigslist to solicit the killings of police officers. Read More »

Three Injured in McCracken County Crash

MCCRACKEN CO. -- Three people were injured in a crash in McCracken County. Read More »

Sheriff: Girl Shot by Brother, 5, After Gun Left on Counter

CADIZ, Ky. (AP) - A 4-year-old girl has been injured after authorities say she was accidentally shot by her 5-year-old brother in Trigg County. Read More »

Kentucky Man Charged with Murder

PADUCAH, Ky. -- A Kentucky man who shot at two men who stole items from his Paducah storage locker has now been charged with murder. Read More »

Paducah Couple Behind Bars on Child Abuse Charges

MCCRACKEN CO. -- A couple from Paducah have landed behind bars for severely abusing a child. Read More »

Job Squad: Jan. 21, 2015

WSIL -- Looking for a job? There are full time and part time opportunities in our weekly Job Squad. Read More »

State Police Answer FAQ Concerning Illinois Conceal Carry

Illinois State Police has released a list of frequently asked questions concerning conceal carry law in Illinois. Read More »

Paducah Police Investigating Bank Robbery

PADUCAH-- Paducah Police are investigating a bank robbery at the First National Bank on Jefferson Street. Read More »

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