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Berea to hold public meeting on gay rights law

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The city of Berea has scheduled two meetings in September to discuss a proposed city law that bans discrimination based on sexual orientation or gender identity.
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Dad creates app to keep kids out of hot car

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A Franklin father of three has created a smartphone app that reminds parents not to leave their children in a hot car.
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49er Ray McDonald accused of domestic violence

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Police in Northern California say San Francisco 49er Ray McDonald has been arrested on domestic violence charges.
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Fire department installs fridges on fire trucks to help keep volunteers hydrated

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A local fire department in Marshall County, Kentucky installed a new tool to help keep them hydrated while performing rescue and recovery efforts.
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Corvette Museum to completely fill in sinkhole

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A massive sinkhole that swallowed eight sports cars won't be a permanent attraction at the National Corvette Museum in Kentucky.
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Carbondale police investigating a string of armed robberies

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The Carbondale Police Department responded to two more armed robberies Friday evening and early Saturday morning.
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Load Limit Change on US 60 Cumberland River Bridge

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Following analysis of the most recent inspection of the US 60 Cumberland River Bridge at Smithland, the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet has adjusted the maximum load limit for the bridge structure.
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Local KY school chosen for ‘Close the Deal’

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Lieutenant Governor Jerry Abramson today joined state and local business and education leaders to launch the third round and tout the success of “Close the Deal,” a yearlong initiative that challenges high school seniors to pursue additional education after graduation. More>>

New program designed to care for elderly in their homes

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More Americans than ever before are taking care of their aging parents. Brenda Burrow is just one of them. Her father-in-law didn't want to go to an assisted-living facility, but required more regular care in his house than she and her husband could provide. She felt like she didn't have many choices which is why she teamed up with Carol Wright to create another option. More>>

Heat can cause problems for people taking prescription medicines Video included

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Even though temperatures have dropped out of the danger zone enough to not require a heat advisory, most people, especially those taking prescription medicines are not out of danger yet. More>>

Dog shot and killed in fenced-in backyard Video included

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Shot in her own backyard. A local dog's owner says what happened to his pet can't go unpunished.
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Senator Mitch McConnell's campaign manager resigns

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Jesse Benton, campaign manager for Sen. Mitch McConnell, is resigning as a result of a scandal involving a presidential campaign he worked for in 2012. More>>

I Am Local 6: Alicia Busby, Three of Four Children with Special Needs Video included

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When your child is born, you hope they'll be healthy. Local 6's Tori Shaw met a young mother in Fulton, Kentucky who says her baby boy was fighting for his life just one month ago.
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Marion VA Hospital helping veterans fight new battles Video included

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As more of our troops return home from being deployed overseas, too often they find it hard to transition back into the normal every day world that they left.
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Grand Jury justifies shooting death of a bank robber by the Police Chief Video included

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"There's no doubt in my mind that that was a justifiable use of deadly physical force under the circumstances," said Commonwealth Attorney G.L. Ovey More>>

North Marshall Water whistle-blower speaks out Video included

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She says she did what was right for the public. Paula Boling worked as a bookkeeper for the North Marshall Water District for 18 years. Four years later, she is speaking out. More>>

Fracking regulations unveiled in Illinois Video included

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Fracking is the act of extracting oil from the ground by blasting water and chemicals into the earth. More>>

Railroad crossing closed for paving

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A Paducah railroad crossing is expected to be closed until the middle of next week. More>>

Experimental Ebola drug heals all monkeys in study

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An experimental Ebola drug healed all 18 monkeys infected with the deadly virus in a study, boosting hopes that the treatment might help fight the outbreak raging through West Africa.
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White House: No change to US terror warnings as Britain upgrades to 'severe'

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British authorities raised their terror threat level. Now it is at severe, the country's second highest level. More>>

Calloway County school bus crashes; no children on board

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The driver was beginning her route when she swerved to miss a deer.
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Attendance down 100K at Kentucky State Fair

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The Kentucky State Fair Board placed the blame for the decrease on a mixture of 100-degree temperatures and thunderstorms. More>>

Paducah teen arrested for assaulting his grandfather

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18-year-old Austin Sharp struck Jackie Blasingim, 64, several times Thursday evening before fleeing the scene with a 12-gauge shotgun.
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Senegal confirms its first case of Ebola

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The outbreak that has killed more than 1,500 people began last year in Guinea, which shares a border with Senegal More>>

18-wheeler crash kills 50 cows in Hopkins County

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The truck driver was not injured in the incident.
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Gridiron Glory: McCracken County vs. Mayfield Video included

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The lights will come on at football stadiums across the region tonight. It's the first game for some - but week two of Gridiron Glory. More>>

Friday's winner in our Facebook 100,000 Likes Giveaway Video included

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Today's winner is...
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Military: Pilot was killed in Virginia F-15 crash

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The pilot of an F-15 jet that crashed earlier this week in remote Virginia mountains was killed, military officials now say. More>>

Kentucky agency releases Boat Sober app

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The Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources has released a new mobile app for smart phones and tablets that provides information on boating safety and boating under the influence.
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Firefighters fight flames at a home in McCracken County

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Firefighters from Hendron-Lone Oak and Reidland-Farley fire departments put out flames at a home on Hendron Road in McCracken County early Friday morning.
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