Western Kentucky

Booster Seat Bill Passes Kentucky House

FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) - Kentucky's booster seat law would be expanded to apply to more children riding in vehicles under a bill that has won passage in the state House. Read More »

Murray State Edges SIU in Extra Innings

CARBONDALE -- Murray State beat SIU 3-2 in 11 innings Wednesday at Abe Martin Field. Read More »

Land Between the Lakes Reopening Wildlife Refuges March 16

GOLDEN POND, Ky. (AP) - Wildlife refuges at Land Between The Lakes National Recreation Area are reopening in a few weeks. Read More »

New Asian Carp Fishery Setting Up Shop in Western Kentucky

FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) - A new fishery that will seek out Asian carp in western Kentucky will create up to 66 new jobs. Read More »

BBB Warns Consumers of Spring Break Travel Scams

WSIL -- We may be in the heart of winter, but many students are already counting down the days until Spring Break. Read More »

Booster Seat Bill Clears Kentucky House Committee

FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) - Children between 40 inches and 57 inches tall and younger than 9 years old would have to ride in a booster seat in Kentucky under a bill that cleared a House committee on Tuesday. Read More »

Mississippi River Bridge to Close for One Year

CAIRO, Ill. (AP) - The Mississippi River bridge connecting the southern parts of Missouri and Illinois will close for a year while crews make major repairs to the 86-year-old structure. Read More »

Kentucky Woman Wanted for Skipping Parole

MCCRACKEN CO. -- The McCracken County Sheriff's Department is looking for a woman who skipped out on her parole. Read More »

Mistrial Declared for Paducah Murder Suspect

PADUCAH, KY -- Prosecutors in McCracken County say they'll re-try a man accused of murdering his wife, after a jury deadlocked this week. Read More »

New Research Finds Stress Affects Heart Attack Recovery

WSIL -- New research published by the American Heart Association shows young and middle-aged women have a harder time recovering after a heart attack. Read More »

Trailer Loaded With Stolen Baby Formula Found in Kentucky

FRANKLIN, Ky. (AP) - Kentucky State Police say they've recovered hundreds of thousands of dollars' worth of stolen baby formula during a traffic stop in south-central Kentucky. Read More »

Paducah Police Investigating Wallet Theft

PADUCAH -- Paducah Police are looking for the person they say stole an elderly woman's wallet. Read More »

Missing Western Kentucky Teen Found Dead

WICKLIFFE, Ky. (AP) - Authorities say a 17-year-old boy who was reported missing on Monday has been found dead in a field. Read More »

School Shooting Survivor Raises Awareness About Bullying

PADUCAH -- It's been 17 years since the tragic shooting at Heath High School in Paducah. Read More »

$128M Contract Awarded for New Bridge Over Lake Barkley

CADIZ, Ky. (AP) - A contract has been awarded to build a new bridge over Lake Barkley in western Kentucky in a $128.3 million project. Read More »

Troops Returning to Fort Campbell from Senegal Deployment

FORT CAMPBELL, Ky. (AP) - More Fort Campbell soldiers are returning from their deployment to West Africa and the fight against Ebola. Read More »

Teacher Arrested for Having Sexual Contact with Student

MARSHALL COUNTY, KY -- Authorities arrested 24-year-old Chelsea Rose of Paducah for sexually abusing a teen. Read More »

Kentucky Temporarily Delays Electronic Tax Returns

FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) - State officials said Friday they will temporarily delay processing electronic tax returns following an increase of fraudulent filings from TurboTax. Read More »

KSP: Public's Help Needed in 2006 Murder Investigation

LEDBETTER, KY -- Kentucky State Police are asking for the public's help solving the 2006 murder of a Ledbetter woman. Read More »

One Horse Killed in Collision with Van

MCCRACKEN CO., KY. -- Western Kentucky officials say stray horses led to a crash early Wednesday morning. Read More »

Kentucky Fugitive Taken Into Custody

McCRACKEN CO. -- A western Kentucky man wanted on multiple charges has been taken into custody. Read More »

Paducah Man Charged With Stealing from Employer

PADUCAH, KY -- A Kentucky man is charged with stealing cash from his employer. Read More »

Mid-Continent Bankruptcy Case on Hold

PADUCAH, Ky. (AP) - A shuttered Kentucky college has placed its bankruptcy case on hold until it can start collecting $11.7 million in student debt in hopes of returning to operations as a Bible college. Read More »

Paducah Woman Behind Bars for Embezzlement

PADUCAH -- A Kentucky woman is accused of stealing thousands of dollars from the bank where she worked. Read More »

Carbondale Rallies Over Calloway County to Take the Superman Classic

METROPOLIS -- The Carbondale Terriers beat the Calloway County Lakers in the championship game of the Superman Classic at Massac County High School. Read More »

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