Western Kentucky

Local Mid-Continent University Students Waiting for Answers

WSIL -- The sudden closure of a college in Western Kentucky is impacting students here in our region. Mid-Continent University, in Mayfield, has laid off its staff and is shutting down in June. Read More »

Mid-Continent University to Close in June

MAYFIELD, KY (AP) - Officials at the financially struggling Mid-Continent University have decided to close the school on June 30. Read More »

Paducah Man In Custody After Fleeing Police

PADUCAH -- Police are searching for a Paducah man who fled from officers in a stolen car. Read More »

Paducah Police Need Help Finding Missing Woman

PADUCAH -- Police are asking for help locating a Paducah woman last seen on Monday. Read More »

Workers Recover Last Corvette from KY Sinkhole

BOWLING GREEN, KY (AP) - The last of eight classic Corvettes gobbled up by a giant sinkhole in Kentucky has been recovered, but the mood was somber as the mangled car was pulled to the surface. 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 »

Korean War Veteran's Remains Return to Kentucky

La Center, KY (AP) - Army Cpl. William F. Day was reported missing in North Korea on Dec. 2, 1950. Nearly 64 years later, his remains have been brought home to Kentucky. 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 »

Snow Days Bill Heads to Kentucky Governor's Desk

FRANKFORT, KY (AP) - A bill relaxing Kentucky's school attendance laws is awaiting Gov. Steve Beshear's signature. Read More »

Man Arrested for Selling Drugs

GRAVES CO., KY -- A western Kentucky man is in jail for dealing drugs out of his home. Read More »

Ky. Senate Budget Would Cut State Mining Inspections

FRANKFORT, KY (AP) - Kentucky's mine inspectors would be required to spend less time examining coal operations under language inserted in the state Senate's budget proposal. Read More »

Paducah Man Pleads Guilty to Animal Cruelty

PADUCAH -- A Paducah man has been sentenced to 12 months in jail after investigators say he hanged his dog in his backyard. Read More »

US 60/62 Bridge Closed for Inspection

WICKLIFFE, KY (AP) - The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet says a bridge over the Mississippi River near Wickliffe in far western Kentucky will be closed during the day starting Friday. Read More »

Tilghman Outlasts Meridian

METROPOLIS -- Paducah Tilghman held off Meridian 85-81 in overtime Friday to advance to the championship game of the Superman Classic. 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 »

Fatal Crash Results in Murder Charges

MARSHALL CO. - A Western Kentucky man faces murder charges after a crash early Saturday morning left two people dead. Read More »

Man Fined $15k in Poaching Case

SMITHLAND, KY - A Western Kentucky man has lost his hunting rights, and has been fined $15,000 after entering a Alford plea in a pocahing case. Read More »

"BBQ on the River" Helping Others

PADUCAH, KY - The 17th annual "Barbecue on the River" event kicked off Thursday afternoon. Money raised by BBQ sales will go to local charities. Read More »

Nine Amish Men Jailed for Opposing New Law

PADUCAH (AP) - Members of a sect of Amish living in Graves County say they will not comply with a Kentucky law requiring them to display a bright orange triangle on their horse-drawn buggies and feel just as safe with reflective tape instead. Read More »

Accident Leaves Bicyclist with Minor Injuries

MCCRACKEN CO.- A bicyclist suffered minor injuries after being hit by a truck Saturday afternoon. Read More »

New Satellite to Improve Weather Forecasting

WSIL-TV - NASA will be launching a new weather satellite in late November with new and updated instruments that will help meteorologists around the nation improve their margin of error. Read More »

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