Western Kentucky

Rescue Crews Searching Ohio River

MCCRACKEN CO. -- Rescue crews are searching the Ohio River between Metropolis and Paducah, Kentucky after reports of a woman on the ledge of the I-24 bridge. 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 »

Soldiers Returning to Fort Campbell from West Africa

FORT CAMPBELL, Ky. (AP) - Several hundred more soldiers from the 101st Airborne Division are returning to Fort Campbell. Read More »

Middle School Teacher Assaulted

PADUCAH -- A Paducah middle school teacher is recovering from injuries after an attack by a 14-year-old student. Read More »

SIU Law Grad Turns Whistleblower Against Her Firm

PADUCAH -- When Michele Stephens headed to Florida for her first job at a law firm following her graduation from the SIU Law School, she had no idea that she'd been hired for what she'd later consider some pretty shady practices. 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 »

Counterfeit Cash Found Along McCracken County Road

MCCRACKEN CO. -- Authorities are warning businesses to be on the look out for counterfeit cash after fake bills were found along a McCracken County highway. 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 »

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 »

Man Shot By Police, Ends Up in Jail

CARLISLE CO., KY -- A man is behind bars after State Police say he tried to kill a police officer. Read More »

New Judge to Hear Froman Case

LEBANON, Ohio (AP) - A new judge has been assigned to hear the case of an Illinois man charged with killing a Kentucky woman found dead in a vehicle in southwest Ohio. Read More »

Bill to Combat Child Pornography Advances in Kentucky

FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) - Kentucky lawmakers have advanced a bill to add a $10 fee in criminal court costs to bolster efforts to combat child pornography. Read More »

McCracken County Sheriff Hosting Meeting on Stolen Pets

MCCRACKEN CO. -- The McCracken County Sheriff's Department will be hosting a public meeting on stolen pets. Read More »

Interstate 24 Causes Trouble For Drivers

WESTERN KY. -- Some roads in Kentucky were still a mess Friday night, as the state struggles to recover from Wednesday's snow and ice. Read More »

Land Between the Lakes Opening Later

GOLDEN POND, Ky. (AP) - Winter weather headed to Kentucky is pushing back the opening dates for campgrounds and facilities at The Land Between The Lakes National Recreation Area. 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 »

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 »

Paducah Man Charged With Stealing from Employer

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

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 »

New Details of Kentucky Plane Crash Survivor, NTSB Investigating

LYON COUNTY -- Pieces of a broken plane are scattered in the Kentucky woods. It is the ending point of deadly crash, but the beginning of a heroic story. Read More »

Murray State Hangs On To Beat SIU

CARBONDALE -- The Murray State Racers answered every SIU rally Monday night on their way to 83-71 win. Read More »

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