Western Kentucky

Man Facing Charges After Attempted Murder of a Police Officer

PADUCAH, Ky. -- A Kentucky man shot by police during a standoff earlier this month is facing new charges. Read More »

KFC Bringing Back Col. Sanders

NEW YORK (AP) - KFC is bringing back Colonel Sanders as the fried chicken chain seeks to refresh its image. Read More »

Kentucky Trooper on Leave After Shooting Suspect

LYON CO. -- Police have learned more about a weekend shooting involving Kentucky State Police. Read More »

Pulaski County Man Arrested for Sexual Abuse

WSIL -- A Pulaski County man is facing sex abuse charges in Kentucky. Read More »

Dorena-Hickman Ferry Closed Due to Mechanical Problem

HICKMAN, Ky. (AP) - A western Kentucky ferry that is the only direct route between Kentucky and Missouri has closed until further notice due to a mechanical issue. Read More »

Man Dies After Distillery Explosion

HARDIN, Ky. (AP) - Officials say a 27-year-old man who was injured in an explosion and fire at a western Kentucky distillery last month has died. Read More »

Murray State Creates Scholarship Specifically for Veterans

MURRAY, Ky. (AP) - Murray State University has created its first scholarship specifically designed to support veteran students. Read More »

Student Facing Terrorism Threat Charges

MARSHALL COUNTY, KY. -- A middle school student in Western Kentucky faces terrorism charges tonight, after threatening to put a bomb in his principal's office. Read More »

Kentucky Police Capture Suspect After High-Speed Chase

WESTERN KY. -- Kentucky State Police have nabbed a suspect after a 50 mile chase, crossing four counties, and at speeds topping one hundred miles an hour. Read More »

Kentucky Father Pleads Not Guilty in Death of 6-Month-Old Son

BENTON, Ky. (AP) - A Hardin father has pleaded not guilty in the death of his 6-month-old son. Read More »

Record Number of KY Voters Registered for May Primaries

FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) - More Kentuckians are registered to vote than ever before ahead of the May 19 primaries as Republicans continue to close the registration gap with Democrats across the state. Read More »

Eldorado Woman Behind Bars on Drug Charges

BENTON, KY. -- Kentucky authorities have placed an Eldorado woman behind bars on drug charges. Read More »

Former Paducah Church Officials Facing Child Sex Crimes

MCCRACKEN COUNTY, KY. -- Former church officials from western Kentucky are facing child sex crime charges. Read More »

Paducah Man Behind Bars After Armed Robbery

MCCRACKEN COUNTY, KY. -- A Paducah man is behind bars accused of using a gun during a home invasion last year. Read More »

Kentucky Man Faces More Charges After Baby Dies

MARSHALL COUNTY, KY. -- More charges are expected for a western Kentucky man who left a baby unattended in the bathtub. Read More »

Kentucky Man Behind Bars for Impersonating a Cop

GRAVES COUNTY, KY. -- A western Kentucky man is behind bars after pretending to be a cop. Read More »

Kentucky Man Behind Bars for Trespassing and Child Endangerment

HARDIN, KY. -- An infant is in critical condition after a Kentucky man left the child in a bathtub. Read More »

Flooding Shuts Down Roadways in Parts of Kentucky

WSIL -- Due to flooding in our region, the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet has issued a Water Over Road report for parts of Kentucky. Read More »

Traffic Slowed as Crews Repair Potholes Along I-24

MCCRACKEN CO. -- Traffic will be slowed along Interstate 24 while crews work to repair potholes. 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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

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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