Western Kentucky

Suspicious Package Suspect Identified by Police

Benton, KY. -- Kentucky State Police have identified a suspect in connection with a suspicious package. Read More »

SIU Swim Coach Escapes Engulfed Truck

CARBONDALE-- SIU Swimming Coach Rick Walker and his son lived to tell, after the truck they were riding in went up in flames. 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 »

Bridge Construction to Cause Traffic Delays

WSIL -- Bridge construction will cause delays for drivers in western Kentucky this week. Read More »

Man Killed When Forklift Ran Him Over

MCCRACKEN CO. -- A man has died after a forklift he was trying to jump start ran over him. Read More »

Man Charged With Assault, Accused of Beating Man With Broomstick

PADUCAH, KY. -- A man from Paducah has been charged with assault after, authorities say, he beat a man with a broomstick. Read More »

Paducah Man Behind Bars After Attempting to Evade Police on ATV

MCCRACKEN CO. -- A Paducah man is behind bars after trying to use an ATV to get away from a sheriff's deputy. Read More »

New Hotel Proposed for Downtown Paducah

MCCRACKEN CO. -- Paducah leaders are hoping to bring a new hotel to downtown. Read More »

July 4, 2015 Celebrations and Fireworks Displays

WSIL -- Communities throughout our region are celebrating Fourth of July with special events and fireworks displays. Read More »

New Kentucky Booster Seat Law Takes Effect

FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) - Kentucky's new booster seat law is going into effect, and officials are reminding motorists to make sure young passengers meet the new requirements. Read More »

Kentucky Trooper Killed in Crash

LIVINGSTON COUNTY, KY -- A Kentucky State Trooper died Tuesday evening in a crash on U.S. 62 about two miles west of Grand Rivers. Read More »

Construction Slows Traffic on Shawneetown Bridge

WSIL -- A construction project on the Shawneetown Bridge will impact farmers who need to move wide equipment across the Ohio River. Read More »

Officials Search For Hit And Run Suspect In Paducah

PADUCAH, KY -- Police in Kentucky are looking for the person behind the wheel of this white car. Read More »

Bankrupt Mid-Continent University Plans to Sell Campus

MAYFIELD, Ky. (AP) - Leaders of the bankrupt and shuttered Mid-Continent University plan to put the campus up for sale. Read More »

Growing Number of Kentucky Children Being Removed from Homes

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) - The number of Kentucky children who have been removed from homes because of abuse or neglect has reached nearly unprecedented levels. Read More »

Paducah Man Arrested After Assulting Former Girlfriend

PADUCAH -- A McCracken County man was arrested after he assaulted his former girlfriend in the parking lot of a west end restaurant. 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 »

Trial Set for Man Charged in Fatal Highway Shooting in Ohio

LEBANON, Ohio (AP) - An Illinois man charged with kidnapping a Kentucky woman and fatally shooting her last year along Interstate 75 in southwest Ohio is set for trial next year. Read More »

Two Kids Dead in Western Kentucky Crash

OHIO Co., Kentucky -- Two young children have died after a crash in Ohio County, Kentucky. Read More »

Brookport Man Arrested in Paducah

PADUCAH -- A Brookport man wanted in Illinois was arrested Sunday afternoon in Paducah. Read More »

Time for a Bear-B-Que!

WSIL -- Once again News 3 This Morning is firing up the grill for the summer season. 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 »

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