Western Kentucky

2 Hurt in Distillery Fire in Western Kentucky

HARDIN, Ky. (AP) - Two workers have been injured in an explosion at a small western Kentucky distillery that produces small-batch whiskeys. 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 »

W. Kentucky Suspends Swimming, Diving Program for 5 Years

BOWLING GREEN, Ky. (AP) - Western Kentucky has suspended its swimming and diving programs for five years after the school and Bowling Green police found violations of Title IX sexual misconduct and assault, harassment and the student conduct code. Read More »

Ketchup Bottle Injures Two In Car

McCRACKEN COUNTY, KY -- A western Kentucky mother and her young son are recovering from injuries, after someone threw a bottle of ketchup at their car. Read More »

101st Airborne Soldier Killed in Afghanistan

FORT CAMPBELL, Ky. (AP) - A Fort Campbell soldier has been killed in Afghanistan. Read More »

Escapee Back in Custody, Two Others on the Run

BENTON, KY -- Kentucky State Police say an inmate who who escaped from the Marshall County Jail late Friday night is now back in custody. Gabe Jobe turned himself in Tuesday morning. Read More »

A Regional Look at Overall Health Data

WSIL -- We're getting a better look at the overall health of people around the state on a county-by-county basis. Out of 102 counties in Illinois, two in our region rank dead last. 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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

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