Western Kentucky

13 Arrested in Prostitution Sting

PADUCAH -- Thirteen people have been arrested as part of a police investigation into prostitution in western Kentucky. Read More »

Paducah Woman Arrested for Firing Gun Near Teens

MCCRACKEN COUNTY -- A Paducah woman is under arrest for firing a gun near a group of teens. Read More »

Man Accused of Double Murder Behind Bars

WSIL -- A Massac County man accused of killing a western Kentucky mom and her son is out of the hospital and in jail. Read More »

Wounded, Injured Soldiers Biking from Post to Post

FORT CAMPBELL, Ky. (AP) - About 20 soldiers from Fort Campbell and Fort Knox who have been wounded or injured or who are ill are riding bicycles from one post to the other this week. Read More »

Ledbetter Bridge Coming Down in Western Kentucky

LIVINGSTON CO., KY -- After more than 80 years, the Old Ledbetter Bridge in western Kentucky is coming down. Read More »

Old Ledbetter Bridge to Be Demolished

PADUCAH -- Demolition of the Old Ledbetter Bridge near Paducah is set for Tuesday morning. Read More »

Kentucky Lawmaker Pushing for Athletics for Homeschoolers

LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) - A central Kentucky lawmaker is pushing to allow homeschooled children to participate in middle and high school athletics. Read More »

Mother and Son Killed, Suspect in Custody

GRAVES CO., KY -- The Graves County Sheriff's Office is releasing more information about the abduction and murders in Mayfield. A Brookport man is in custody for allegedly killing an ex-girlfriend and her teenage son. Read More »

Barbecue Festival Set This Month in Paducah

PADUCAH, Ky. (AP) - Western Kentucky is gearing up for the 20th Barbecue on the River in Paducah later this month. Read More »

Understanding Net Neutrality

WSIL -- The way you use the Internet could go through some changes in the near future. It's an issue called Net Neutrailty. Read More »

Demolition of Ledbetter Bridge Delayed

MCCRACKEN COUNTY -- Demolition of the old Ledbetter bridge in Western Kentucky is being delayed. Read More »

I-24 Westbound Reopens After Crash

McCRACKEN CO. -- Interstate 24 westbound is open after a traffic accident closed both lanes earlier Tuesday. Read More »

Demolition to Begin on Old Ledbetter Bridge

LEDBETTER, Ky. (AP) - Work is expected to begin in western Kentucky this week to demolish the first truss section of an old bridge near Paducah. Read More »

Murray Woman Found Dead in South America

WSIL -- Family and friends are mourning the loss of a 22-year-old woman from Murray, Kentucky. Erica Hagan was teaching English in South America. This weekend, authorities found her dead in what they believe is a homicide. Read More »

Median Cable Barrier Being Installed Along I-24

HOPKINSVILLE, Ky. (AP) - Work has begun to add more median cable barriers in western Kentucky along Interstate 24. Read More »

Kentucky State Police Arrest 3 for Marijuana Cultivation

MCCRACKEN CO. -- Three people are facing charges after authorities uncovered a marijuana growing operation in McCracken County. Read More »

Suggestions Sought for Ky. Education Standards

VERSAILLES, Ky. (AP) - Kentucky education officials want to tweak the state's English and math standards and they want help doing it. Read More »

Sports Commentary: Your Kid's Not a Pro

WSIL -- Sports Director Darren Kinnard believes parents are a major problem in youth sports today. Read More »

Racers Celebrate CIT Championship

MURRAY, KY -- The Murray State Racers won the CollegeInsider.com Tournament championship Thursday night with a 65-57 win over Yale. Read More »

SIU Baseball Rallies To Beat Murray State

CARBONDALE -- It was a soggy night for a baseball game, but that didn't slow down SIU or Murray State offensively. The Salukis won 10-9. Read More »

Murray State Earns Trip to CIT Championship

MURRAY, KY -- The Murray State Racers beat Pacific 98-75 in the semifinals of the CollegeInsider.com Tournament. The Racers will host Yale Thursday night for the title. 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 »

Paducah Plant Set to Close

FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) - The U.S. Department of Energy has rejected a proposal that would have extended operations at the Paducah Gaseous Diffusion Plant. Read More »

Kentucky Man Found Beaten Next to Road

FULTON CO. - A man found severely beaten on the side of the road later died from his injuries. Read More »

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